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									        MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA Prayer Request: On this day as                                                                            CHARLESWOOD MENNONITE CHURCH
        we celebrate Pentecost and remember God’s generous provision and                                                                                            June 12, 2011
        grace, pray that each of us will recognize and respond to the ways we can
        share these gifts with those around us. Pray that God’s church will be                                                        English Worship Service 10:45 a.m.   ~    Korean Worship Service   1:00 p.m.
renewed and re-energized for service at home and abroad.
                                                                                                                                    Worship Leader: Jeff Friesen          Song Leader: Colleen Braun-Janzen
Ministry Notes: We are grateful for your participation in the global church. Your                                                   Soloist: Audrey Unger                          Pianist: Sheralyn Friesen
assistance makes it possible for Mennonite Church Canada to send workers abroad                                                     Story Tellers: Megan & Vern Klassen-Wiebe
on short term teaching assignments that really do change lives. Palmer and Ardys
Becker recently completed a two month assignment at Bethlehem Bible College.                                                                  Baptism, Welcoming New Members & Communion
Ben and Patti Wiebe recently spent nine weeks at Union Biblical Seminar in Pune,
India. Thank you!                                                                                                                   OPENING
                                                                                                                                     Welcoming and Introductions
PrayerNet: We invite your prayers for Mennonite Church Canada staff whose roles
                                                                                                                                     Call to Worship
have come to an end as a new and smaller system takes shape; Janet Plenert
                                                                                                                                     Solo                    The Heart of Worship
(Executive Secretary, Witness), Norm Dyck (Executive Secretary, Engagement),
Samson Lo (Director of Multi-cultural Ministries), Anna Rehan (Youth Ministries                                                      Invocation
Facilitator), Lois Friesen Wiebe (Executive Assistant to the General Secretary and                                                   Hymn HWB 121        Holy God, we praise thy name
Chief Operating Officer) and Val Pankratz (Executive Assistant, Witness). May
God continue to open doors for these gifted people and bless them during this time                                                  WE RECEIVE GOD’S WORD
of change.                                                                                                                           Story Time
                                                                                                                                     Scripture: Psalm 100
CANADIAN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY (Visit www.cmu.ca for details)                                                                                    Romans 5:1-8
                                                                                                                                     Confession of Sin
 Canadian School of Peacebuilding Public Luncheons featuring great local food
                                                                                                                                     Words of Assurance
  and inspiring speakers: June 16 –Michelle LaBaron; June 23 - George
  Lakey. Tickets $25 must be reserved in advance. Call 487-3300 or visit                                                             Hymn HWB 440            I believe in you, Lord Jesus
  http://www.cmu.ca/csop/specialevents.html.
 August 8-26 –Summer Sports Camps at CMU. Blazers Sports Camps offer half-                                                         RECEIVING NEW MEMBERS
  day camps for children and youth in bike, basketball, volleyball and multi-sports.                                                 Receiving of New Members:
  Visit www.cmu.ca/blazers/sportscamp.html CMU Sports Camps - Pass it on!                                                               KyungHee Park, YouHyun & JinWoo Lee,
 The Community School of Music & the Arts (CMU) is offering new animation                                                              Jonathan & Sarah Claassen, Audrey & Bertram Unger
  classes for Gr. 4-7. Fall Registration has begun: www.cmu.ca/csma or 837-4870.                                                     Congregational Response (HWB 794)

                                                                                                                                    CONFESSION OF FAITH
 John’s Office Hours; Tue. to Fri. mornings                                            Please submit announcements                   Solo                  O For a Heart to Praise My God
 Jeff’s Office Hours: Wed. & Thur. mornings                                           to Anita by Thursday morning
 Anita’s Office Hours: Thur. & Fri. mornings                                     at cwoodmc@mts.net or 837-7982.                     Congregational Confession (see insert)
                                                                                                                                     Confession of Faith: Paul Dyck
 Church Office .......................................................................cwoodmc@mymts.net; 837-7982
 Church Website ................................................................................. www.mts.net/~cwoodmc               Hymn STS 119              We believe, as one by one
 John Braun – Pastor................................................................................................ (H) 895-4567
 Jeff Friesen – Associate Pastor (jeffdafriesen@gmail.com) ........... (H) 774-8642 (C) 918-1694
 Heemyeong (Paul) Kang – Associate Pastor ............................................................... 219-1918
                                                                                                                                    BAPTISM
 Anita Epp – Office Admin Assistant ........................................................................... 837-7982             Opening Remarks
                                                                                                                                     The Covenant of Commitment
    Deacons – Helmut Harder (chair) 489-4361                         Irma Harder ............................... 489-4361
     LeAnn Friesen ......................... 775-0596                Harry & Agnes Huebner ............. 488-0671
                                                                                                                                     The Waters of Baptism
     Sheralyn Friesen ...................... 488-8497                HyangOk (Helen) Kim .............. 414-6570                     The Right Hand of Fellowship
                                                                                                                                     Prayer of Blessing
THE LORD’S SUPPER                                                                     CHURCH FAMILY NOTES
 Invitation to Communion                                               Paul Kang      Congratulations to Andrea & Justin Neufeld and big sisters Adalyn and Isabel on
 Communion Prayer                                                     Jeff Friesen    the birth of Wesley David Neufeld last Sunday, June 5. All the best!
 Hymn HWB 471                      Eat this bread
 Words of Institution:                                                John Braun      Today is Eric and Kathy Fast’s last Sunday in Canada. We wish them well as they
 Prayer of Thanksgiving:                                              Jeff Friesen    return to Zambia next week.
WE RESPOND                                                                            Nominations 2011-2012: Council appreciates all the willing candidates letting their
 We Share: Our Financial Resources                                                    names stand for positions on committees, commissions or as church reps to be
           Our Prayers                                                                ratified at the Semi-Annual Meeting (June 12) as shown on the bulletin insert.
                                                                                      Please, help us by volunteering and/or shoulder-tapping persons-with-gifts for
WE GO OUT PROCLAIMING NEW BIRTH!                                                      filling the several "pending" positions. (Please see insert for nominations.)
 Announcements
 Closing Hymn HWB 418      Move in our midst                                          Church Council has initiated a process of review for Jeff Friesen as Associate
 Benediction                                                                          Pastor. All church members are invited to participate in a review and discussion as
 You are welcome to come forward to meet our new members.                             part of our semi-annual meeting on Sun., June 12 at 7:00 p.m. Discussion questions
                                                                                      will be emailed to all church members to review prior to the meeting. Separate
~ Please return hymnbooks to the shelves at the back of the sanctuary. Thank you. ~
                                                                                      discussion events are being planned for youth and young adult input. Although
                                                                                      group discussion is preferred, if individuals are not able to attend the semi-annual
THIS WEEK                                                                             meeting, responses may be submitted in writing or by email to committee members,
                                                                                      Gordon Janzen, Alisa Wiebe or Luke Snider.
 TONIGHT, 7:00 p.m. –Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting: On the agenda
   are Elections, Discussions on our Visioning Priorities and Term Review for
                                                                                      Mennonite Church Canada Adult Assembly: It’s Epic: Remembering God’s
   Associate Pastor (see “Church Family Notes”).
                                                                                      Future will take place at Univ of Waterloo/Conrad Grebel Univ College, Waterloo,
 Mon., 11:00 a.m. – TRAILBLAZERS: We will be meeting at the Church at
                                                                                      Ontario, July 4-8. Charleswood MC is entitled to send 6 voting delegates. If you
   11.00 a.m. to carpool to Morden. We will have lunch in Morden; tour will begin
                                                                                      are planning to attend Assembly and would volunteer to be a delegate for CMC,
   at 2:00 and last till 3:30 after which time we will head home. Costs for event:
                                                                                      please contact Titus Guenther ASAP. For more info, see:
   lunch out, tour fee and a donation for gas to those who drive. If you have a van
                                                                                      http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/events/ waterloo2011/; for Youth Assembly,
   and would be willing to drive please let Ruth Friesen know (488-0916). You are
                                                                                      http://www.itsepic.ca/.
   still welcome to come with us even if you had not decided before today. Our
   group will be over 20 people so it should be a great get-together.
 Mon, 7:30 p.m. – The Prayer Shawl Knitting Group will meet at the home of           MENNONITE CHURCH MANITOBA/CANADA & COMMUNITY
   SoYoun Han, 130 Georgetown Dr. We will not meet during the summer months
   but will commence again in the fall.                                               Mennonite Church Canada invites submissions for the position of Executive
 Thur., 7:30 p.m. – Korean Bible Study at church                                     Assistant for Witness; a .60 full time equivalent position. See job description at
                                                                                      http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/getinvolved/jobs/. Direct correspondence to
                                                                                      Kirsten Schroeder, at kschroeder@mennonitechurch.ca , MC Canada, 600
UP-COMING EVENTS                                                                      Shaftesbury Blvd., Wpg MB R3P 0M4 (888-6781). Closing date: June 15.
 NEXT SUNDAY, 10:45 a.m. – The worship service will focus on peace. We will
   not have printed bulletins on this Sunday. The absence of a printed bulletin       Christianity, Islam, and Judaism have many ideas in common while emphasizing
   reminds us of the need for environmental peace-building and care for creation.     them differently. The Interfaith Council of Women continues to offer opportunities
   Worshipping without a printed bulletin may also allow us to listen and engage in   to explore these common themes and where they diverge through this year’s
   worship in a new way. Announcements for the week will be sent out via e-mail       program topic, “Our Father Abraham.” On June 12, 3:00 p.m. at Temple Shalom,
   and there will be a few printed copies of the announcements available for those    1077 Grant Ave., we will join for our second session of 2011 to learn about Our
   who do not have access to e-mail.                                                  Father Abraham, this time through Jewish tradition. Come join us for an afternoon
 July 3 (Sun.), 10:00 a.m. – Summer Worship Schedule begins. The English             of discovering Our Father Abraham through the eyes of centuries of Jewish
   worship service will begin at 10:00 a.m. during the summer months. The             commentaries and contemporary insights. Following our study we will have
   Korean worship service remains at 1:00 p.m.                                        refreshments and a social time.
MENNONITE CHURCH MANITOBA/CANADA & COMMUNITY (cont’d)                                    Congregational Confession:
Mennonite Foundation of Canada is seeking a communications strategist to plan,
direct, and coordinate its communications strategy. See ad posted on the bulletin
board or call 1-888-212-8731 for details.
                                                                                         We believe in God who has called forth a people of faith.
                                                                                         We believe in Jesus Christ, the Word of God become flesh,
WMSCI (Winnipeg Mennonite Seniors Care Inc.) 2011 Annual General Meeting,
                                                                                            crucified and resurrected for us.
Tue., June 21, 7:00 p.m. at Lindenwood Manor, 475 Lindenwood Dr E (Heritage
Room). Six voting delegates per church. Everyone welcome.                                And we believe in the Holy Spirit,
                                                                                            the source of redemption and life.
OPENINGS, Thurs., June 23, 7:00 p.m., MHC Gallery, 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
Manitoba Craft Council 2011 Juried Exhibition; plus Jean Wiens, Peter von
Kampen, Robert Burton. June 23 – August 27.                                              We who respond to Christ in faith are his church,
                                                                                         We continue the mission of Christ,
MCC - MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE MANITOBA/CANADA                                           making disciples, forgiving, restoring,
 This week at Sam's Place: (a used bookstore/café; an activity of MCC.)                    baptizing believers, sharing the Lord’s Supper,
   Sat., June 18 - Ruth Wiebe brings her hilarious comedy act to the stage at
    Sam's! 8:00 p.m. $5 cover charge.                                                       using our gifts in unity and love.
   Sat., June 25 - The Shuckers (Roots/Bluegrass), 8:00 p.m. $5 cover charge.
 MCC Canada seeks part-time position Relief Receptionist/Switchboard Operator;
  responsible for greeting visitors and answering the telephone and connecting           We commit ourselves to follow Jesus Christ
  callers with the appropriate person/department. Application deadline: June 15.             in his path through suffering to life.
  Send cover letter/resume to Amgad Tadros at amgadtadros@mennonitecc.ca.
  Visit http://mcc.org/serve for a full job description.                                 By grace we are being changed into the image of God,
 MCC Manitoba is seeking a Communications Associate to work in collaboration                in which God created women and men.
  with the Resource Generation Director to develop and implement strategies and
  tools for communicating the vision, activity and impact of MCC to constituents
  and the broader community in Manitoba; part-time (0.6 FTE), one-year term              As faithful disciples, we hear Christ’s call
  position. Application deadline: June 20. Please send cover letter and resume to            to life in the Spirit in relation to God,
  Janelle Siemens at jms@mennonitecc.ca.
 The Sargent Ave. MCC Thrift Store is seeking an individual or a couple to serve            to chastity, stewardship, love for the enemy,
  as Manager starting August 2. Applicants should have good skills in management/            to the practice of justice and peace.
  administrative, work well with volunteers and the public with experience in retail.
  This is a salaried, full time position. The rate of remuneration will be negotiated.
  Contact Henry Fast, Chairperson, hrfast@mts.net or 261-7768 by June 30.                We joyfully worship the three-in-one God
 Over The Bridge Festival: Spirituality Justice Art Music: June 17 & 18 at
  Sam's Place. Join us on June 17 at 7:30 p.m. for the film. White Water Black              living now as if in the age to come
  Gold, and June 18, 11:00 a.m. for Children's activities and music. Workshops start     We place our hope in God’s everlasting reign,
  at 2:00 p.m. Visit http://manitoba.mcc.org/overthebridge for a full schedule.
 Southern Africa MCC Alumni Reunion to be held on the CMU campus - July
                                                                                            in victory over evil, the resurrection of the dead,
  14-17. Please send inquiries etc to Ron and Wendy Dueck at ronwendy@mts.net.              in Christ’s coming again in judgment and glory.
                                                                                         To God be all glory! Amen!
                                  NOMINATIONS 2010-2011
CHURCH COUNCIL (elected annually, 3-term limit)
* third term
  Chair ................................................................................................ Calvin Friesen
  Vice-Chair ......................................................................................... Julie Derksen
  Secretary ........................................................................................Evelyn Peterson
  Education Committee Commission ................................................... Janice Dueck
  Korean Ministries Commission ..................................................... Vacant/Pending
  Property & Finance Commission .......................................................... John Peters
  Service & Fellowship Commission .................................................Gordon Janzen
  Worship & Pastoral Care Commission ..........................................Harry Huebner

STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS (elected annually)
 Adult Education Committee ...................................................................... Pending
 Children/Youth Education Committee ....Rachel Klassen Huebner, Julie Derksen,
 ...................................................................... Charlotte Martens, Andrea Goertzen
 Fellowship Committee ....................................................................... Walter Peters
 Mission & Service Committee ................................................................... Pending
 Pastoral Care Committee .................................................................Harry Huebner
 Trustee Committee ............................................................................... Tom Ewert
 Venture Clubs ............................................................................................ Pending
 Worship Committee ......................................................................... Justin Neufeld
 Youth Ministries ....................................................................... Angela Brenneman

DEACONS (elected, 2-year terms, 2-term limit)
* beginning new term
  Ron & Wendy Dueck (new)
  LeAnn Friesen*
  Sheralyn Friesen*
  Helmut & Irma Harder*
  Harry (Chair) & Agnes Huebner
  HyangOk (Helen) Kim

APPOINTED POSITIONS
 MCC Thrift Store................................................................................... Len Wiebe
 Westgate Representative ........................................................................ David Epp
 Eden Mental Health Representative ....................................... Marlene Permanand
 Cross Lake Partnership Circle ..................................................... Neil Funk-Unrau
 Peace & Justice Class (appointed) ............ Jesse Epp-Fransen, Esther Epp-Tiessen
 Church Retreat (appointed)................................................................ Elsie Rempel
 The Grapevine Newsletter (appointed) ............... Katie Doke Sawatzky, Anita Epp
 Winnipeg Mennonite Seniors Care Inc. Corporation Members..............................
                     Rick Braun-Janzen (Bd, Member), David Blatz, Rudy Braun,
                                    Gordon Epp-Fransen, Les Loewen, Debbie Loewen
 Bethel Mennonite Care Services Inc. Corporate Members .....................................
          Terry Dick & Gerry Loewen (Bd, Members), David Blatz, Rudy Braun,
       Gordon Epp-Fransen, Calvin Friesen, Ruth Schroeder, Rick Braun-Janzen,
            Les Loewen, Debbie Loewen, Tom Ewert, Andy Ahn, Byron Neufeld

								
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