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Sunday Worship | June 16, 2024

The order of worship for the service is HERE.

The Zoom link is Or dial 1-301-715-8592, ID 835 7902 8885.

Nursery and Preschoolers’ Time

June 16

Nursery Worship: Mim Halterman, Alyssa Graber

Preschoolers’ Time: Katie Mast

June 23

Nursery Worship:  Dan Halterman, Chris McCarthy

Preschoolers’ Time: Janelle Miller


Prayers for Pastor Joel as he serves as Camp Pastor at Junior High week at Camp Friedenswald June 16-20.

Prayers for the five CMC delegates attending the Central District Conference Annual Meeting, Thursday, June 20 – Saturday, June 22. Delegates are Barbra Gant, Karen Mareco, Pastor Joel, Pastor Mark, and Sarah Werner.


Reminders: June 13 – June 16

Items left at outdoor service. There were several plates, lids and a black bag that were left behind at the outdoor potluck and are now in the kitchen. Please claim your items.


Office updates: Pastor Joel will be serving as pastor at Camp Friedenswald for Junior High Camp this week. He will be leaving after church on Sunday to drive to Michigan. At the end of the week, he will be attending the Central District Conference Annual Meeting in Goshen as will Pastor Mark. The conference runs Thursday evening through Saturday at noon.

Help spruce up the gardens! The monthly maintenance of the beautiful church gardens starts this Monday, June 17th, between 6:30-8:00. Tasks include deadheading, weeding and edging. You are invited to join in creating and maintaining its beauty regardless of your experience. The monthly work time is scheduled for the third Monday. Contact: with questions.

Vacation Bible School: Our VBS this year is themed “Changemakers Lab” and will take place Wednesday evenings (July 17, 24,31, Aug. 7) from 5:30-7:30 and Saturday morning (Aug. 10) from 9-12. A light meal will be offered before the program on Wednesday and at the end of the day on Saturday. VBS is for children who have completed Preschool through 4th grade, and older youth are invited to participate as helpers. Please register both children and youth HERE no later than June 26th, and for more information, contact Pastor Mark (  

Yasir Makki is looking for Sabbatical housing in Columbus for his family of six for the upcoming school year, approximately August-May. If you have space or know of a possibility please contact Phil Hart or Joel Miller

SHARE (Sharing Here And ‘Round the Earth)

Mennonite Action Gaza Ceasefire walk. Last Sunday, Mary Yoder announced her plans to walk part of the 10-day walk July 18 – 28 for Gaza Ceasefire. This tool kit holds the details: Mennonite Action. The walk starts in Harrisonburg VA and ends in Washington DC. Mary is tentatively planning to do the last 4 days of the walk. Please contact her if you are interested in joining the walk.


Sunday’s Events

9:30 am Worship

Activities this Week

Monday, June 17

6:30 pm Garden Group in church gardens

7:15 pm Christian Ed Commission meeting via Zoom

Thursday, June 20

4:00 pm Setup for Piecemakers in fellowship hall

Friday, June 21

6:30 am Men’s Breakfast via Zoom

9:00 am Piecemakers in fellowship hall

Sunday, June 23

9:30 am Worship

Office Contacts and Schedules for June 16 – June 23

Gwen:, 614-558-2971, Mon-Thur: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mim:, 614-745-5150, Tues: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Mark:, 419-392-0610, Mon-Thur, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Thur-Sat: CDC Annual meeting in Goshen

Joel:, 614-940-7839, Camp Friedenswald Jr High Pastor: Sun-Thurs; CDC Annual Meeting: Thurs-Sat


Upcoming Events

July/Aug      VBS (Wed. July 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7; Sat. Aug 10)

Sept 27-29  Fall Retreat at Kirkmont Center

Last Sunday | June 9

Attendance: 162 (outdoor service)

Offerings Received (last week) $   3,455.00

Offerings Received (June)        $   7,390.00

Offerings Needed (June)          $ 39,500.00

Christian Education Classes

Classes are on recess until September.