October 31st

This Sunday we listen to the story of Naaman’s healing, 2 Kings 5:1-15a. Worship will be a contemplative service and include communion.

My schedule this week: I’ll work Monday – Thursday next week. On Friday i leave for a long weekend out-of-town (to visit the Rothko Chapel) with several friends. 

Worship planning. If you would like to be part of the worship planning for the Season of Epiphany (Jan 8-Feb 19), please let me know.

Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery gathering.Katerina and Luke Gascho would like to extend a special invitation to you all to meet with Sarah Augustine and hear more about DDoD’s Coalition and Repair Network on Thursday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. The gathering is being hosted by the Waterford Mennonite Church DDoD Group in the WMC Fellowship Hall. This event is for anyone interested in learning more about our Coalition and our Repair NetworkSee 3 attachments for additional information.

Finance Group notes are attached. 

Women, please mark your calendar for the Nov 15th Bible Study, 10 am at the church.  We have a guest, Dorothy Yoder Nyce, who is planning to lead us for our final study on the book of Ruth.  She previously wrote a musical on Ruth and will talk about that and choose several songs for us to sing.   You are welcome and especially invited to come even if you have not been a regular attendee to this Bible study group.

Emerge Ministries is experiencing some unexpected expenses: need for 3 new appliances and need for personal care items. In response, FOH is contributing an additional $200 to Emerge. If you want to contribute, directly giving to Emerge is an option or make a gift through FOH with Emerge on the memo line of your check.

Roca Blanca newsletter (the mission that Charles and Ellie are involved with): https://mailchi.mp/17b4b19970f1/roca-blanca-april2022-newsletter-5251309?e=65ce6fde15

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More Dates

10/06/23

Elders’ Minutes November 6, 2023Present: Sharon Norton, Mary Schertz, Wendell