DANFORTH MENNONITE CHURCH
Pastor: Tim ReimerÂ Â
Â Â Continuing the ministry of the Danforth (1909) and Morningside (1950) congregations
Child Care is provided on Sundays from 11:30 to 12:00 except for the first Sunday of every month.Â Children 4 and up will be cared for downstairs.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
10:00 am Sunday School for the children. Kathy Wert will be leading singing for the adults in the auditorium.Â
11:00 am Worship Service
Theme:Â Â A Service of Song and Story.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Worship Leaders: Mary Groh and John Epp
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Song Leader: Kathy Wert Â Piano: Â Roger Horst
Other participants:Â Members of the congregation introducing a song or a scripture with particular meaning for them.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
10:00 am Sunday School for all ages.
11:00 am Worship Service
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Childcare: Jim Beer and Suzanne Erb
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Worship Leader: Linda DonohoeÂ
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Song Leader: Marg BeerÂ Â Piano: Kathy Wert
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Speaker: Tim Reimer
Sunday, June 20, 2010Â Â Baptism Sunday
June 7Â Barb Ford, Bill Bryson,Â Bob Martin
June 11 Ed Ford
Pastor Tim and LaVerna Reimer are on a Marriage Encounter this weekend.
Â On display today only â€œHow the Bible Came to Usâ€ a fascinating and informative walk through two thousand years of ups and downs in the life of the Bible.Â The display is on loan from the Canadian Bible Society, and comes with a free booklet.Â IN THE STREET LEVEL LOBBY AND IN THE BASEMENT.Â
This afternoon at 5:30pm: Ethiopian Cuisine and Mennonite Fellowship!Â The Rehoboth Evangelical Church (an MCEC Emerging Church) invites everyone to a joyful time of worship followed by anÂ exquisite EthiopianÂ dinner on Sunday, June 6th, 5:30pm, on Danforth Ave.Â The worship is jointly planned with Hillcrest Mennonite Church, which is a partner congregation to Rehoboth Church.Â Suggested donation for the dinner is $20.Â Location is 273 Danforth Avenue and Bowden (in the Danforth Baptist Church building.)
Monday, June 7 at 6:30 pm Work Night at the church.
Thursday, June 10, 2010, 7:30pm.Â Coffee and Conversation with Gareth Brandt (Professor of Practical Theology at Colombia Bible College) about his new book Under Construction: Reframing Menâ€™s Spirituality (Mennonite Publishing Network, 2010).Â We at Danforth are hosting this event, and welcoming all GTA churches.Â All men and women are welcome!
SCOCÂ Annual General Meeting, to be held on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at SCOC. Â We value your support of the organization and if you are not a member of the corporation we urge you to do so. Opportunities to join the corporation will be made available at the meeting.
Friday June 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 12 at 2:00pm and 8:00 pm Theatre Returns to Danforth Mennonite Church.Â You can scoff at the jailbird, but you will find yourself becoming nervous about your own destiny.Â This one act play by John Wideman will have you laughing . . . at yourself, and seriously rethinking what it means to be liberated in mind.Â â€œThis Prison: Or, He Came Up Through The Floorâ€ Acted by Ben Wert and John Wideman.
Â Saturday, June 12, 9:00 am Menâ€™s Breakfast. All males welcome.
Saturday, June 12, 9am â€“ 2pm, Garage and Special Foods(!) Sale, in support of MCC SALTer Doris Lunaâ€™s service assignment.Â Doris Luna is on our Vacation Bible Camp Committee as representative of the New Life Mennonite Church.Â Location: The sidewalk at 1774 Queen St E, in front of New Life (and TUMC) Churches.Â Colombian and Salvadorian foods will be featured!Â Donations for Garage sale gladly accepted. (Call Betty at 416.467.6336.)
Next Sunday June 13th please come downstairs for an ICE CREAM CONEÂ after church.Â Everyone is Welcome!
Monday, June 14 at 7:30 pm Womenâ€™s group will meet at LaVerna Reimerâ€™s house, 31 Clapperton Ave., Scarborough.
July 12 â€“ 16, 2010 Vacation Bible Camp. Meet God on the Mountain. All children ages 4 to 13 are welcome.
July 31 to Aug 2, 2010 – DMC Canoe Trip. Please contact Roger Horst if you are interested in a canoe tripÂ Â on the August long weekend, July 31 to Aug 2. Â Destination Killarney Prov. Park with a day trip to Silver Peak.
DMC Church Retreat, Sept. 10 – 12:Â Plan to join us atÂ Fraser Lake Camp (near Bancroft), for outdoor fun (rock climbing, nature trails, canoeing, etc.) and fellowship for all ages!Â Our theme is: “Beginning a new century together!”Â Â Â More details re. cost and accommodation will be available shortly. Transportation needs and arrangements will be coordinated by the committee.Â RSVP deadline is August 15.Â Â Retreat Planning Committee members are: Kim Bowman, Jon BeerÂ & LaVerna Reimer.Â We welcome your questions and suggestions!
WIDER CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Â “Creating a Culture of Peace” (CCP) – Training – June 11-13, 2010 at Steelworkers’ Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto (just south of College between Spadina and Beverley) Non-Violence Training for Personal and Social Change CCP is an international program for community peacemaking. Its innovative design provides a holistic and practical foundation in active non-violence. Participants come to recognize their own power for making personal and social changes that will create a world without violence.Â Learn through storytelling, meditation, small group sharing, brainstorming, role-plays, thought-provoking exercises, music and movement. Facilitators: Father Bob Holmes, Rebecca Johnson, James Loney, members of CPT and Dwyer Sullivan, a friend of CPT
Cost – $75 – or pay what you can; includes two lunches
Contact Basilian Centre for Peace and Justice: email@example.com
Pax Christi, Toronto: firstname.lastname@example.org
Just Peace Network: email@example.com
Christian Peacemaker Teams: firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of a larger project to engage with the former refugee community, MCC Ontario is seeking the stories and experiences of the former â€œBoat Peopleâ€ and their sponsors. If you, or your church, were involved in this sponsorship, then we would like to hear from you. For more information, please contact Laura Stemp-Morlock at email@example.com, or 519.745.8458 ext. 252
Book Launch Tuesday June 15 at 4:30 pm at Conrad Grebel University College’s Toews Atrium.Â Meet former Music Professor and InterMennonite Children’s Choir director,Â Helen Martens, toÂ hear about her book entitled Felix Mendelssohn: Out of the Depths of his Heart.Â Author, Helen Martens has woven a tale of great victories and stunning heartaches that will fascinate the reader.”Â