DANFORTH MENNONITE CHURCH
Pastor: Tim Reimer
Caring Team: Margaret A., Jonathan S.
Continuing the ministry of the Danforth (1909), Morningside (1950) and Warden (2009) congregations
We welcome all guests who have joined us.
Worship services are recorded and will be posted on the Church website. Congregational prayer and sharing time will be omitted.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
10:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School Hymn sing
11:00 a.m. Worship Service
Speaker Rob W.
Worship Leader Sue S.
Song Leader Kathy W.
Piano Roger H.
Media Murray L.
Greeter Dalton J.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
10:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship Service
Speaker Tim R.
Worship Leader Murray O.
Song Leader Dalton J.
Piano Kathy W.
Media Roger H.
Greeter Vic G.
Pastor Tim will be away from January 10 to 16. For matters of pastoral concern please contact a member of the Caring Team (whose contact info is above.)
Dear Friends, New Year’s blessings to you! On February 12th Salome will turn 95 years young. We think that is a good reason for a party! So we are planning a birthday celebration for this amazing lady! February 11, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Hilltop Manor 42 Elliott St, Cambridge, ON All family and friends of Salome most welcome! No gifts please, your presence is gift enough. Cards and note would be much appreciated. Please contact Mary Jane G. by Feb. 5 if you plan to be there so we know how many people to expect. Peace, Martha and Paul Snyder for the family.
Sunday, February 4, 2018 1:00 p.m.
DMC Annual General Meeting
There will be a finger-food potluck right after church and before the meeting.
Committee Chairpersons: submit your reports to the church office (the sooner the better) so they can be included in the report book.
2018 DMC Directory
A list of DMC birthday and anniversary dates along with a draft copy of the DMC 2018 Directory will be left on the table outside the auditorium. Please review the information and make any necessary changes. Please sign your name giving permission to publish your special date(s) in the church bulletin and your contact information in the directory.
Treasurer’s Report: We received $11,487 in offerings in December. There were many extra donations that helped to reduce our 2017 operating deficit to -$1,790. Thank you to all who financially supported Danforth in 2017.
Sunday School Schedule
Jan. 14 Theme – Pentacost
Teachers : Primary: Mary Jane, Middler: Ruth
Jan. 21 Theme – Enough for All
Teachers: Primary & Middler: TBD, Wee Wonder: LaVerna
We really need to have 2 more teachers for the Primary age group so we can have a rotation. As of right now we only have one teacher committed to teaching regularly. The younger children would benefit greatly from consistency in teachers.
Jan. 14 Hymn Sing
Jan. 21 Begin Anew Unit 1 section 3 & 4
Jan. 28 Begin Anew Unit 2 section 1 & 2
Feb. 4 Hymn sing
Feb. 11 Begin Anew Unit 2 section 3 & 4
Feb. 18 Begin Anew Unit 3 section 1 & 2
Feb. 25 Begin Anew Unit 3 section 3 & 4
Mar. 4 Hymn Sing
Mar. 11 Begin Anew Unit 4 section 1 & 2
Mar. 18 Begin Anew Unit 4 section 3 & 4
Materials available at:
Everyone is welcome
Women’s Group for a time of fellowship If you would like to host a meeting at the church or in your home, please select a date on the signup sheet on the bulletin board or contact the church office.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Sunday, January 21st
The Caring Team is encouraging us to celebrate our gifts of hospitality. Each household will be given an opportunity either to host or to be hosted for lunch.
Who’s in our House
January 16, 23, 30 William Graham Singers concert
January 19,20,25,26,27 Theatre of the Beat
January 26 – 27 Freedom Gospel
Please note these dates:
Jan 10 – 16 Tim vacation
Jan 11 – 18 Bonnie vacation
January 22 Tim eye surgery
February 4 DMC AGM
Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights law.
WIDER CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Toronto Ontario Opportunities For Learning and Serving (TOOLS)
This week we will be welcoming IVEPERS and Southwestern Ontario Youth for Christ groups who will be lodging in our building. If you have a chance to meet them between their learning and serving, say Hello!
Blogs, photos, and stories from “our” TOOLS participants can always be found at www.mcctools.net
Willowgrove is looking to fill two year-round positions that will start April 1, 2018. The one is Day Camp Director and the other is Property Assistant Manager. Interested applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for job descriptions and position details.
Miriam Reesor, Executive Director Willowgrove
11737 McCowan Road
Stouffville, Ontario L4A 7X5
The Mennonite Centre Heritage Club presents…
The Time is Now: Understanding Palestine
and What You Can do to Work for Peace
Canada Coordinator for Christian Peacemaker Teams
St. Clair O’Connor Community
2701 St. Clair Avenue East
Wednesday, January 17, 7:30 p.m.