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Sunday, February 16, 2020

9:30 am. Sunday School
10:45 am. Worship Service


 
Children's Church for ages 2 - K during part of the worship service.

Parents of Young Children:
As part of our church’s Safe Place Policy, a sign in/sign out program is in place for children ages 2, 3 & 4 in Sunday School & for all children going to Children’s Church.
Parents with children please follow this link for more information.


John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Current Message Series

Tyler Friesen - The Back Door

UPCOMING MINISTRY EVENTS

Follow the links for more information.

Children's Church Ministry

As part of our church’s Safe Place Policy, a sign in/sign out program is in place for children ages 2, 3 & 4 in...

Vacation Bible School

Save the Date!!  VBS 2020 will be July 13-17 and our theme is Rocky Railway.  Climb aboard for mountains of fun at...

DOCK 68 (GR 6-8)

Wed. Feb. 26: 7:00 pm. Parent's Night. Addressing adolescent anxiety with guest Steve Zacharias. Fri. Feb. 28: 7:00 -...

YOUTH (GR 9-12)

  Wed. Feb. 19: 7:00 - 9:30 pm. Dinner theater prep. Wed. Feb. 26: 7:00 pm. Parent's Night. Addressing adolescent...

55+ MINISTRY

Feb. 28: 10:00 am. Meeting

MEN'S MINISTRY

Mon. Mar. 2: 6:30 am. Breakfast  

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Grade 1 & 2: We have 2 teachers & 2 helpers for a class of 15 children. We would love to separate them into a...

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

Check out the Facebook Page "Women Encouraging Women".  Click "like" to keep updated on current & upcoming events....

Making God's Love Known

This is our mission. It helps us to focus on the important stuff. Making God's Love Known is the answer to the question, "What are we supposed to be doing?"

INFORMATION FOR YOU

Please take note of the following important information.
February calendars are on the table under the mailboxes. Please take one if you want one.
Please help us in working towards being a nut safe facility. When bringing food/snacks into our building, avoid all nut products. Thank you!

ELECTRONIC GIVING OPTIONS:

 

TITHE.LY

Go to https://tithe.ly/give

Create an account.

Our church name should show up at the top of the big green box (if not, just do a search for it).

NEW: you can choose from 3 options – ‘give’, ‘youth events’, ‘other’ – there is also an option to include a note.

The only payment method we are set up for is Credit Card.

Continue to follow the instructions - you can set up your donation as a one-time payment OR as a recurring payment.

You have the option of covering the processing fee – otherwise we pay the fee.

You can also get the FREE Tithe.ly mobile giving app (iOS & Android) at https://get.tithe.ly

 

CREDIT UNION ONLINE BANKING

With most credit unions, you can set up the ELM CREEK MENNONITE BRETHREN CHURCH as a Bill Payee.

Email Lori at treasurer@elmcreekmb.com for your account number.

You can set up your donation as a one-time payment OR as a recurring payment.

 

ETRANSFER

You must be set up for online banking with your financial institution.

Send your etransfer to treasurer@elmcreekmb.com

You will have to set up a security phrase with a password.

NEW:  use password ‘ecmb’ or email Lori if you want to use something different (if you have used etransfer before, continue to use the phrase/password that you first set up)

Tues. Feb. 25: 7:00 pm. Church Congregation Meeting
Feb. 21 & 22. 6:00 pm. Masterpiece Dinner Theater. The Youth are putting on a Dinner Theater as a fundraiser for the SOAR Mexico trip. Enjoy a 4-course meal and entertainment for $20 a plate. There will be opportunity to donate at the event if desired. Find a student in the foyer before or after the service for tickets.
Pastor Konrad will be in the office Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 5:00.
Volunteer needed for Church graphic design project: The Leadership Board would like to invite anyone with the interest and creativeness for graphic design to help us refresh our church website, and develop a  church information brochure.   Anyone interested in learning more about this, please connect with Debbie Iverson.
Church painting project: Alvin and Debbie Iverson will be leading a painting project to start painting some of the downstairs Sunday School rooms from Tuesday Feb. 18 to Friday Feb. 21 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day. Coffee breaks and lunch will be provided. Anyone interested in helping during any of these days, please contact Debbie at 204-745-0533 (text or phone) or email daiverson@mymts.net for more information.
Soar Heartland is happening in Winnipeg March 26 - April 4. Soar gives you the opportunity to express God’s love for Winnipeg and surrounding area. Your eyes will be opened. Your heart will be changed. You’ll work closely with inner city churches and ministries.
This is open to all ages. The 10 days include orientation, assignment and debrief. Perhaps you and/or your family would like to be part of this program. We also need volunteers to help with food preparation, serving and cleanup as well as facility cleaning. Check out the website at multiply.net for more information. Some funding is available. Contact Jeanette by email at ejschmidt1971@gmail.com or talk to Debbie Iverson.

Library News: We have a few new books in the library. A new series called Danger Never Sleeps by Lynette Eason Bk #1 Collateral Damage and another called Global Search and Rescue by Susan May Warren Bk #1 The Way of the Brave. Two new books by Christy Barritt called, Dubiosity and Disillusioned are on the shelves. We also have Robert Whitlow’s Bk #2 Promised Land from his A Chosen People Novels. The Junior Fiction Adventures in Odyssey Series Bk #3 is here as well as a new series called Glimmer Girls by Natalie Grant Bk #1 London Art Chase. The children’s ‘Read with Me’ Bible storybooks were donated to the library. Come have a look.
Attention Parents: Please remember to assist your children when they sign out books making sure they have their first and last name as well as the date (day& year).
IMPORTANT REMINDER: DVDs are due back one week after you sign them out. We are missing a few and others are asking for them.
Carman MCC store is looking for a full time paid manager. The job requires good people skills, managerial skills, and physical stamina. Computer skills would be an asset. An application form and job description can be picked up at the store. The deadline for applications is March 13, 2020.

PRAYER POINTS


God is listening to you and God is speaking to you.

Please pray for these items as you spend time with your heavenly Father.
FAMILY OTW
Karl & Sherri Bergen
MINISTRY OTW - Anyone serving in this ministry is invited to share a highlight or ministry need for congregational prayer.
Custodian - Bonnie Janzen; Administrative Assistant - Lorraine Penner
MISSIONARY OTW
Richard & Hazel Funk - Multiply - Austria
Praise for our Member Care trip to Central Asia. What joy to see families “at rest in their souls“ when the country is not at rest.
Praise for the Austrian leaders´ Retreat last week. Our theme “Begleitet werden - Begleiter werden“ - bears reference to having and being a guide/mentor.
Praise for God’s work in marriages and healing through counseling.
BIRTHDAYS
Please pray for those celebrating birthdays this week!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Sheryl Klassen, Clara Penner (16), Ed Schroeder (18), Gloria Froese, Rick Penner (20), Ken Rempel (21),
Teresa Dunn (22)










































Volunteer Opportunities

Have you considered using your talents right here at ECMB?

Are you looking to serve in church ministry? There are opportunities to serve on Ministry Teams, or as Activity Volunteers in the the different Ministries. If you are not sure where you would like to serve, you can try out different roles as a helper at any time. Check out the Volunteer Bulletin Board in the foyer for volunteer roles & Volunteer Request Form. 

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