This Week's Bulletin
Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship
February 17, 2008
Pastors: Anita Kehr and Dan Schrock
Phone: (574) 534-2398 e-mail:
Lent 2: Into New Birth
Prelude: Please enter quietly and contemplate the images provided for your reflection.
Welcome and Invocation
Offering Our Gifts
Leader: We look to God, crying out for rescue.
People: We have not responded to the Lord's call.
Our feet have slipped from God's ways.
Leader: If we do not trust God's voice,
where will we find help?
People: Our help comes from the Lord,
maker of heaven and earth.
The Lord will keep our steps;
the Lord's care never ceases.
Children's Time Brenda Grimes
Reading from Genesis 11:27-32 and 12:1-3
Reading from Genesis 12:1-4 and John 3:1-17
Sermon: "Summons to Pilgrimage" Dan Schrock
Song of Response
Pastoral Prayer Trish Shenk, elder
Introduction of Visitors
Please pass the friendship registers.
Song of Sending
Word of Sending
Worship Leader - Anita Kehr
Song Leader - Lane Miller
Accompanist -Emily Grimes
Prelude and Offertory -Terri J. Plank Brenneman
Sound/Projection - Phil Bauman
Ushers - Dale and Anita Snyder
Visuals: Laverne Nafziger, Tracy Thorne
Lent Planning Committee - Greg Smucker, Laverne Nafziger, Michael Sherer, Tracy Thorne, Anita Kehr
The bulletin cover is a simplified version of a woodcut by Robert Hodgell and is used with permission. -- page break -- Childcare during worship is available for infants and toddlers (generally ages three and under) in the nursery on the right side of the hallway going back to Jubilee Hall.
Nurture Hour begins ten minutes after the end of worship. Please stay and enjoy coffee and conversation in the fellowship hall, and then gather in the meetingroom for these classes:
Adult classes at Berkey Avenue are intergenerational, and visitors are encouraged to attend a class of their choosing. :
¨ The College Age/Young Adult class, led by John and Ruth Roth, and by Joe Liechty, meets in the library.
¨ Sermon Discussion, led by David Heusinkveld and Dale Shenk, meets in the northeast corner of the meetingroom.
¨ A study of John Roth's book, Stories: How Mennonites Came to Be, facilitated by Beth Berry, meets in the southeast corner of the meetingroom.
¨ A long-term, discussion-based group meets in the northwest corner of the meetingroom and invites young adults to join them.
¨ A membership exploration class, led by Anita Kehr and Dan Schrock, meets in the small room off Jubilee Hall, next to the MYF room.
Children from preschool through fifth grade gather after worship for singing in "Jubilee Hall" (the large room north of the fellowship hall). Younger children may go directly to their classroom (see the room assignments below).
¨ Infants and 2-year-olds meet in "Cherub Corner."
¨ Preschool (3- and 4-year-olds) meet in "Gentleness."
¨ Primary (kindergarten and first grade) meet in "Joyful."
¨ Middler I (second and third grades) meet in "Peace."
¨ Middler II (fourth and fifth grades) meet in "Forgiveness."
The JYF (grades 6-8) and the MYF (grades 9-12) meet in their classrooms off of Jubilee Hall.
If you are visiting today, please pick up a copy of our newsletter in the fellowship hall.
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