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									                       Arnaud Mennonite Church
                    February 26, 2012 –1st Sunday in Lent                                   Worship Leader: Karin Mueller                  Message: Brian Dyck
                     March 4, 2012 – 2nd Sunday in Lent                                     Music: Cyndee Holdnick          Scripture Reading: Kassandra Mueller
                                                                      Vol. 16, No. 10       Dramatic Readings: Brad Friesen & Corey Maynard
Call to Worship / Prayer of Invocation
       Leader:    We lift our souls to the Lord,                                            Last Sunday: Attendance: --                Offering: $ ------
       People:        and in God we put our trust.
       Leader:        We seek to know God’s paths,                                                                      AMC Calendar
       People:        and desire to follow in God’s paths.                                  This Week:
       All:           Today and every day, may God lead is in truth                         Today:    PANCAKE LUNCH (rescheduled)
                      and teach us how to follow;                                                     YOUTH EVENT
                      for our salvation is in God alone.                                    Thursday 8:00 pm. – Council Meeting
*Singing: "Great is Thy faithfulness" ........................................... HWB 327   Next Sunday       – Albert Durksen
Old Testament Scripture: Genesis 9: 8-17
                                                                                            Tuesday, March 13 – 1:30 pm. – ACF @ church
Dramatic Reading: Angels Michael and Gabriel – pt.1
                                                                                            Friday, March 16 - 6:00 pm. – Café Arnaud (possibly a fundraiser for a
Confessional Prayer (Unison):                                                                  new stove – details to follow)
      God, you who established a covenant to renounce violence,                             Thursday, March 22 – 6:00 pm. – Deacons’ Meeting
       we confess that we have tried to eliminate our enemies                               Friday, March 23 – 10:30 am. – Worship Committee Meeting
       and failed to protect the vulnerable people with whom we
            share the earth.
      Forgive and transform us, so that every time we are reminded of                                               PRAYER CONCERNS
            your signature bow                                                              Please continue to pray for Sandy Dauphinais - and her family.
      we will follow in your way of peace. Amen
                                                                                            Carissa Boschmann's grandmother, Beatrice Feick, passed away on
Singing: “Praise, I will praise you, Lord” ....................................... HWB 76   February 28th. The funeral is on Saturday, March 3. Eric, Carissa, and
Announcements                                                                               Janet traveled to the funeral now and will be traveling back on Sunday.
Sharing and Caring / Prayers of Intercession                                                Please pray for the Feick family and for safety as Carissa, Eric and Janet
Offering / Prayer of Blessing                                                               return home from Saskatoon.
Lenten Theme Song: “How deep the Father’s love for us,                                      Please keep our travelers in your prayers: Harold & Marianne Penner
                          how vast beyond all measure.” ..................... insert
New Testament Scripture: Mark 1: 9-15
Dramatic Reading: Angels Michael and Gabriel – pt. 2                                         Pastor:     Albert Durksen church 427-2263
Message:            "Forty Days"                                                                               home 204-668-2671 / cell 204-299-3981
                                                                                                email: personal:
Extinguishing one candle
                                                                                                         church hours: Thursdays & Fridays 9am – 4pm
*Singing:           "I sought the Lord and afterward I knew" ...... HWB 373                  Co-Chairs: Harold Penner 347-5351 Harv Peters 427-2878
*Benediction                                                                                 Deacons: Karin Mueller 324-5395 Marianne Penner 347-5351
Postlude & Silent Reflection                                                                            Janet & Ewald Boschmann 425-3554
  *Please stand if you're comfortable doing so.                                              Website:
                                                                            How Deep the Father's Love for Us
                           Announcements                                    Stuart Townsend
                                                                            How deep the Father's love for us,
Mennonite Collegiate Institute presents, PIRATES OF PENZANCE,               How vast beyond all measure,
March 8, 9, 10, at 7:30 pm. Tickets: adults starting at $16, Students
starting at $8. Musical Supper and Show, Sat. March 10 at 5:30 pm.
                                                                            That He should give His only Son
Tickets $36 Adults and $23 Students. For tickets call 327-5891 or 1-877-    To make a wretch His treasure.
                                                                            How great the pain of searing loss;
Camps with Meaning:                                                         The Father turns His face away
a) Register your campers for summer camp sessions: the spaces are           As wounds which mar the Chosen One,
filling up quickly                                                          Bring many sons to glory.
b) Considering working at camp this summer? Staff applications, for
counseling, helping out as kitchen help, maintenance, camp pastor or
camp nurse can be found at our website:
or call the office at 204-895-2267                                          Behold the Man upon a cross,
c) Check the “Challenge to the churches” poster showing opportunity to      My sin upon His shoulders;
serve as a church unit                                                      Ashamed I hear my mocking voice,
                                                                            Call out among the scoffers.
Everyone is invited join us for the Building Bridges event on March
16 at 7:30 at the Thunderbird House (915 Main St., Winnipeg). Eva
Solomon, Fr. Francois Paradis and Brander “Standing Bear” McDonald          It was my sin that held Him there
will share in story and music the opportunities and challenges of sharing   Until it was accomplished;
the good news between cultures.                                             His dying breath has brought me life
                                                                            I know that it is finished.

                                                                            I will not boast in anything,
                                                                            No gifts, no power, no wisdom;
                                                                            But I will boast in Jesus Christ,
                          Mission Moment                                    His death and resurrection.
   Mennonite Church Canada Spring Leadership Assembly will take
   place at First Mennonite Church in Winnipeg, March 7-10. Pray that       Why should I gain from His reward?
   traveling participants will experience a safe journey. May the Holy      I cannot give an answer.
   Spirit bless those gathering with inspiration and guidance as Council    But this I know with all my heart;
   and General Board members continue to discern new ways of being          His wounds have paid my ransom.
   the church in the world today.

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