Praise & Prayer We extend our sympathies to Harv & Connie Dyck and their family on the passing of Connie’s brother, Garry Penner, on Saturday, January 24th. The funeral was held on Thursday, January 29th. May God grant you his peace and comfort during the difficult time. We also extend our condolences to Bill & Joan Zacharias, Henry & Margaret Hiebert and their families on the passing of Margaret & Joan’s mom, Anna Guenther, on Sunday, January 25th. The funeral was held on Thursday, January 29th. May God’s peace and comfort be with you in your time of mourning. Pray for those in our church with health concerns: ♦ Teya Derksen, Allen Derksen, Margaret Peters, Loni Derksen, Tina Braun, Allen Wiebe ♦ John P Krahn in Boundary Trails Health Center ♦ Jake F Peters, Marvin Enns, Elnora Enns, Gerald Krahn & Bill Brown living at Salem Home Praying for our Church Family Herb & Gloria Dick Dennis & Sue Driedger Jake & Shirley Driedger Eric & Autumn Dueck Jennifer Dueck Pray for our Missionaries Long Term: Brenda Allen - YWAM, Winnipeg Steve & Terri Zacharias - Children’s Camps International Brent & Amber Thiessen - African Inland Mission, Tanzania Short Term: Michael Dyck - Timberline Lodge (Capenwray), Colorado Jane DeBekker - Children of Hope, Pan de Vida, Mexico Grace Mennonite Church Love God, Love Others, Make Disciples Spiritual Transformation Colossians 2:13-14, ‘You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for He forgave all our sins. He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.’ Why Bother? Romans 5:1-11 Pastor Gerald Interim Youth Coordinator The personnel committee along with the board of deacons is recommending Randy Sawatzky to fill the interim position during Autumn’s maternity leave. Randy will be sharing his testimony and experiences working in youth ministries during the services on February 7th and 8th. There will then be a brief membership vote following service on February 15th in order to affirm Randy for this position. (Pre-voting will be allowed the week before for those unable to attend the meeting.) Keith Friesen (362-5193); Gerald Neufeld (325-7631) Cory Kehler (362-6666); Autumn Dueck (362-6434) Ministers: The Congregation Pastors: 1350 Pembina Ave / 204.325.8884 Web - www.gracechurchwinkler.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/WinklerGrace/ - twitter.com/winklergrace email - [email protected] January 31 & February 1, 2015 This Week at Grace Church Monday 7 pm Jr Youth 7 pm Education Missions Tuesday 7 pm GriefShare 7am 730pm Pulse 10 am 730pm Friday 7pm Thursday Wednesday Men’s Breakfast - 9am Ladies Breakfast, Gingerwood Lane. CK’s Lounge All ladies welcome. Adult Bible Study 915am Mom’s Bible Study Sr Youth Saturday - February 7th Saturday Night Grace 915am Pastor Keith Speaking Randy Sawatzky-testimony 925am 1045am Sunday - February 8th Coffee Hour K-5 Sunday School Other classes Pastor Keith speaking Randy Sawatzky-testimony Noon Mutual Munch Announcements Mark Your Calendar Feb 10 Ministerial meeting Finance meeting Feb 19 Annual meeting Mutual Munch There will be a mutual munch next Sunday following the service. Come and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our service committee. and have a chance to meet and greet Randy & Caitlyn Sawatzky. Please bring a dessert or salad to share. GriefShare GriefShare is a Christ-centered 13 week course to help with the grieving process. GriefShare will be held at “The Clubhouse” at Willow Ridge Place, at 7:30 pm every Tuesday until Apr 7th. For more information contact Lynda Siemens at 204-362-3980. Grace Church Annual meeting Our Annual meeting will be held on Thursday, February 19th at 7 pm in the fellowship hall. All attenders of Grace Church are encouraged to attend. We will hear reports from various boards and committees regarding highlights of 2014 and looking ahead to goals for 2015. (coffee and donuts will be served) There is a proposed constitution amendment regarding pastor reviews that will be voted on at the meeting. Please check your report books for details. Report books will be available from the ushers today and on the table in the foyer. (PDF available on request) Money Matters Last Week You Gave: $ 4,962.40 Weekly Budgeted Giving: $10,960.78 Youth Announcements Junior Youth: I hope all of you enjoyed Small Group Night! This week is a Regular Night, see you at 7:00 pm. Senior Youth: This week we are back together again for another Grace night! Praying you are all rested from your exams and the retreat. Sunday School Announcements Class in Focus: The grade 6-8 boys are taught by Tim Hildebrandt and Sam Froese. They have just finished studying about Moses, how he was a willing servant of God, and how we can be also. Remember Memory Verse Challenge. Jan/Feb offering project is going towards fruit for UGM. MCM Annual Meeting The MCM Annual delegate gathering is scheduled for Feb 27-28. If you would like to attend as a delegate from Grace Church please contact Wendy for more info. Winkler Bible Camp Valentine’s Dinner Theater This Valentine's, Winkler Bible Camp presents 'I Love Lucy'. It's a wonderful way to spend the evening with someone you love with dinner and a show. This banquet will be held on February 13th, 14th, and 15th at 6:30pm nightly. A free will offering will be taken. For more information or to make a reservation please call the camp office at 204-325-9519.
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