DANFORTH MENNONITE CHURCH
Pastor: Tim ReimerÂ Â
Elders:Â Dalton Jantzi,Â Aubrey Wilkinson
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, September 26, 2010
Second Century Horizon . . . Give thanks!Â Praise God!Â By Godâ€™s grace we have been worshipping together on Danforth Ave for almost 100 years.Â In preparation for our centennial celebrations next spring, our worship theme during September, October, and November, will be â€œOur Spiritual Heritage.â€Â
10: 00 am Sunday School for ages 4 through adults.
Â 11:00 am Worship Service
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Worship Leader: Linda DeHaan
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Song Leader: Bob Martin
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Piano: Jessica Martin
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Speaker: Tim Reimer
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Sermon: Water has Held Us.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Scripture: Romans 6:1-11
Sunday, October 3, 2010
10:00 am Sunday School for ages 4 through adults.
11:00 am Worship Service
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Worship Leader: Mike DeHaan
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Song Leader: Ed Ford
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Piano: Mary Groh
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Speaker: Tim Reimer
12:00 pm Potluck after Church and MVS Evaluation. After the meal, there will be a meeting for the congregation to review Danforth’s MVS Program and help provide direction for its future.
BIRTHDAYS and ANNIVERSARIESÂ
Â September 27Â Bill and Melanie HorstÂ (Anniversary)
September 28Â Josh BrennemanÂ Â Â October 2Â Kathy Wert
The Christian Education Committee is looking for volunteers to provideÂ child care during theÂ Sunday morning service, between 11:30 â€“ 12:00.Â There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board and we would really appreciate it if you could sign up. Parents are welcome and encouraged to sign up.Â If you have any questions, please feel free to talk to Jennifer Hayward at 416-698-8828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Â SCOC Peppermint Fair – NovemberÂ 13Â Â Â The Nursing Home at SCOC will have its own table at this years Peppermint Fair. For those of you who have any canning or crafts that they might like to donate to this table, please contact Sharon Wilkinson.Â
WIDER CHURCH AND COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Eighth Letter – Â Special Offer – Tickets are now 2 for 1!!Â
The book of Revelation contains seven letters addressed to first century congregations struggling to find their identity.Â Two thousand years later, on October 1-2, 2010, Epiphaneia is inviting over twenty-five authors to present their own letters.Â Each letter will contain the author’s most pressing messageÂ to the church today.Â Eighth Letter will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 227 Bloor St E, Toronto. Go to Eighth Letter to register. (This is not anÂ MCEC event but is an event endorsed and sponsored by MCEC)
Â Workshop for Congregational Historians and Record Keepers, with Laureen Harder-Gissing, Archivist at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario (at Conrad Grebel) and historian for MCEC. Saturday, October 23,Â 9:30-12:00, at Conrad. Sponsored by Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario. Laureen will outline the services offered to congregations by the Archives, and lead a behind-the-scenes tour of the vault and allow time for you to explore archival records of interest. The workshop will also touch on the future of record keeping and archiving in an electronic age. Registration details available at www.mhso.org, or contact Laureen at email@example.com, or 519-885-0220 x24238. Grebel University College
Â FREE SEMINAR Will, Estate and Legacy PlanningÂ Â Â Everyone needs an upâ€toâ€date Will so their assets are distributed as they wish. Come hear how MFC can help you ensure your will, powers of attorney and charitable gifts reflect your wishes. Parkview Village Activity RoomÂ Oct. 28, 7:30â€9:30 p.m., Parkview Auditorium, Stouffville. VillageÂ Please register at Parkview: 905â€640â€1911, ext. 221. Presented by Parkview & Mennonite Foundation of Canada
Â Saturday, November 6, 9:00am at Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church.Â Workshop for Lay Preachers.Â Do you preach â€œonce in a whileâ€ at your church? Get some practical insights for effective preaching, be inspired and encouraged for the preaching you do.Â Alan Rudy-Froese, the resource person for this event, is passionate about preaching, has preached and studied preaching for years.Â
Â MCC Meeting 2010
November 12 andÂ 13. The community of Aylmer welcomes you to this year’s version of the MCC Ontario Annual Conference. Friday evening for youth, Saturday full of seminars, worship, inspiration for everyone, followed by a Fund raising Supper hosted by the Aylmer churches.
Don’t miss out. Â Watch for registration information in September!
After a very challenging financial year in 08-09 we are deeply grateful for your generous giving which allowed MCC O to surpass its revenue budget for the 09-10 year ending August 31. This allows MCC to celebrate its 90th year with strengthened activity on your behalf, Â in peace building, relief and development in the name of Christ. Rick Cober Bauman, Executive Director, MCC Ontario
Â Mennonite and Brethren Marriage EncounterÂ Rediscover the best friend you had when you were first married! Marriage Encounter is a chance for couples to make time forÂ each other and rediscover the spark that was there on their wedding day. Register for the M&BME weekend at King Hotel in Palmerston, November 5-7, 2010â€”it might be the best thing youâ€™ve ever done for your relationship. Ask the pastor for details and a registration form.
The Willowgrove AGM will be held on Tuesday, November 23,Â 7 PM. at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church.Â The meeting is open to all of ourÂ community, in fact we encourage it. Coffee and dessert will follow. A multimedia presentation will highlight the years’ activities followed by the necessary business. Willowgrove has also undergone a significant vision planning process this past yearÂ and will be presenting it at the AGM. Colin McCartney – Founder of Urban Promise Toronto, will be the guest speaker.