WILMOT MENNONITE CHURCH

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Upcoming Worship Services

All Worship at Wilmot - 9:45 a. m.

(unless otherwise indicated)

March 24 The Wedding Banquet (Matthew 22:1-14 Psalm 45:6-7) Susan Allison-Jones
March 31 Lent 4: Bridesmaids (Matthew 25:1-13 Psalm 43:3-4) Bob Thaler
April 7 Lent 5 : Last Judgement (Matthew 25:31-46 Psalm 98:7-9) Susan Allison-Jones
April 14 Lent 6: (Palm Sunday): The Triumphal Entry (Matthew 21:1-17 Psalm 118:25-29) Susan Allison-Jones
FORMATION HOUR
March 24 Anabaptist Faith: Adult Baptism
March 31 Anabaptist Faith: Free Church
April 7 Anabaptist Faith: Nonviolent Resistance
April 14 Anabaptist Faith: The Radicals (movie & lunch)

UPCOMING EVENTS AT WILMOT

March 26 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
March 26 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
March 20 *The Kitchen Table 12:00 p. m.
April 2 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 2 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 3 Mindful Movement 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 9 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 9 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 14 The Radical (including lunch) 11:15 a. m.
April 16 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 16 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 23 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 23 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 30 Mat Weaving 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
April 30 Ladies Quilting 9:00 to 11:30 a. m.
June 9 Semi-Annual Meeting 11:00 a. m.


Wednesday Lenten Services and Lunch

March 27 Trinity Lutheran Church
April 3 Wilmot Mennonite Church
April 10 Shantz Mennonite Church


Congregational Notes

Canadian Mennonite subscriptions

All who attend Wilmot may receive a subscription to Canadian Mennonite . The biweekly magazine is delivered in print, by email, or both. Subscriptions are paid for collectively through MCEC. To start a new subscription, add digital delivery to an existing print subscription, or switch to digital-only, please contact Valerie by March 26.


Wilmot Ignited Event

The Living Room April 9 - 7 to 9 p. m. at Mannheim Mennonite Church. A faith-based peer support group to help people living with mental health issues, meets. The Living Room meets on the second Wednesday of every month. There is no cost.


Wilmot Ignited is made up of four congregations: Mannheim Mennonite, Nith Valley Mennonite, St. Agatha Mennonite and Wilmot. Please consider an invitation to a “Wilmot Ignited Event” as an open invitation to members of Wilmot to participate in the event.


Relief Sale

- Together with Wellesley Apple Brand Products the decision has been made to bring a close to the selling of apple cider at the New Hamburg Relief Sale. This has been a long term partnership with the Jantzi’s. Thank you to Kevin Jantzi and all who have volunteered over the years to this worthwhile cause.


March’s coffee money will go to support a new roof at the Detweiler Meetinghouse. $79.85 has been collected to date. Designated donations are also welcome.


Hidden Acres Bowling

If you would like to sponsor me please sign the posted sheet on the bulletin board by March 30 th . Thank you for your continued support.
Sandra Bean.


In your mailbox is a pastoral review questionnaire to be filled out. Please complete and return to Sylvia Gallian by April 7.


Lenten Lunch – April 3rd at Wilmot

Cookies are needed for the lunch. Contact Fern if you can donate a few dozen.


*Kitchen Table

CJ Janzen will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, March 26th. A chronic illness robbed CJ of her livelihood and many of the things she enjoyed in life. However, through her illness she found Christ, addressed her struggle with alcoholism and has been an inspiration to many. She lives in constant pain and yet still manages to keep a positive outlook on life and is active in her community, and in her congregation of Wanner Mennonite Church.


Canadian Mennonite subscriptions

All who attend Wilmot may receive a subscription to Canadian Mennonite. The biweekly magazine is delivered in print, by email, or both. Subscriptions are paid for collectively through MCEC. To start a new subscription, add digital delivery to an existing print subscription, or switch to digital-only, please contact Valerie by March 26.


The Semi-annual meeting is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 after the service.

IN THE BROADER CHURCH COMMUNITY

Detweiler Meetinghouse Needs a New Roof

A fundraising drive for $70,000 is being initiated. See the poster in the foyer for information on making a donation.



Beauty and the Beast

Join Conrad Grebel University College for Grebel’s Student Council production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast on March 29 & 30 at 7 p. m. and March 30 & 31 at 1 p. m. at the Conrad Centre for Performing Arts in Kitchener. Purchase tickets at uwaterloo.ca/grebel/musical. $25/$20.


'Lamentation - Prayers, Songs and Hymns of Lament.'

Saturday, April 6, 7:30 p. m. at Rockway Mennonite Church (47 Onward Ave, Kitchener) and Sunday April 7, 3:00 p. m. at Knox Presbyterian in Elora (51 Church St, Elora) - Join Menno Singers and artistic director Brandon Leis. Admission by Donation with proceeds to Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support (MCRS.)


Women of MCEC

Spring Enrichment Day 2019, April 13 at Floradale Mennonite Church.Our resource person, Marilyn Rudy-Froese, will help us reflect on the theme, Travelling Companions : staying centred and attuned to God's voice through the uncertainties of life . This theme will also guide our discussion of the future of WMCEC. For questions contact Carmen Brubacher. See the poster in the foyer.


Spring Seniors' Retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp

April 15th or 16th . Dave and Mary Lou Klassen will lead us as we explore “The Many Faces of Africa” and find out what we can learn from cross-cultural relationships about life and faith. For more information contact the camp at 519-625-8602 or email , or visit our website at www.hiddenacres.ca . Space is limited, please register by April 8th .


Deepening Our Relationship With God

The annual gathering of MCEC congregations is on April 26 & 27 at Steinmann Mennonite Church. April Yamasaki, pastor and author, will be the guest speaker. Her most recent book is called: Four Gifts: Seeking Self-Care for Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength . If you wish to attend please let Valerie know by April 2nd. April will be joining us for Worship and Formation Hour on April 28.


Menno Singers

Invites all singers to join Mennonite Mass Choir in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise on Saturday, May 4 (St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener) with Waterloo Chamber Players and soloists Bethany Horst, Julie Ludwig and Adam Luther. Rehearsals are Monday evenings at 7:30 p. m. at First Mennonite Church (800 King St E., Kitchener), beginning on March 11. You can register to sing at www.mennosingers.com .




 
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