Bulletin – May 21, 2017

We continue to raise money to pay for our roof repair. As of Friday, May 12, we have raised a total of $48,715.62 towards our ultimate goal of $115,000. Thank you for your ongoing generosity towards this need.

Prayer is still happening between services at the front of the sanctuary. If you’re looking for more opportunity for times of corporate prayer, you’re also welcome to join Brian Austin in the Admin Centre during the beginning of first service.

We are hoping to build a roster of volunteers to help take care of our lawn and gardens. If you’re willing to make yourself available once in a while to help with these things, please sign up in the foyer and someone will be in touch.

Pastor Jason’s last days in the office will be Wednesday, May 24 – Friday, May 26.

Beginning on June 4 we will be going to one 10:00 a.m. service for the summer.

HMC EVENTS                                                                                                                   

It’s Building Connections Sunday! Stick around after the second service for some ice cream treats!

Women, come to the Ladies Social on Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. for a Share Your Story night. Bring something to contribute to the dessert potluck, and consider getting up to share a little bit about what God is doing in your life.

Men in Action will be travelling to Camp Mishewah May 25-28 for a weekend of work, leisure, and devotions. Please sign up in the foyer to show your interest. Speak with Paul Burt or Tor Hallberg if you have questions.

Pastor Jason’s final Sunday is June 4. We are planning to celebrate him by enjoying a lunch together following the 10:00 a.m. service. Please plan to stay! In preparation, we are collecting stories, memories, and photos of him and his time here. If you’d like to contribute, please send your story/photo to the church office. Carolyn Pearson will be in the foyer today with a book in which you can leave a parting message of blessing for Jason and his family. There will also be a box in which you may leave a cash gift to bless the Mills family with as they move on to what the Lord has planned for them.

Blue Jay’s Once again, a bus will be going to Toronto to take in a game this summer. Mark your calendars for July 29. The $50 tickets are available in the foyer on a first come, first served basis.

OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Mom’s and Tot’s is looking for someone without small children to take on a leadership role within the ministry: to help organize childcare and coordinate events/ideas (i.e. leading craft days, cooking days, arranging a Bible study), while still including and incorporating the ideas and needs of the mother’s who attend.

PRAYER REQUESTS                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Please pray for our senior youth who are at Braeside Camp for Pitch and Praise. Pray that it would be an enriching time for our youth and leaders, and for safe travels as they return home tomorrow.

Please pray for Muriel Fleming who has been in the Hanover Hospital this past week.

Please pray for Marg & Jim Camm. Marg will be having surgery later this week.

Please remember the Pastoral Search Team in your prayers. First interviews have been held. Pray for wisdom and discernment as they make important decisions regarding the future of HMC.

There is a booklet of prayer requests specific to the needs of HMC. It is being printed in small numbers with simple formatting so your suggestions can be added. We want it to be a dynamic, living, changing document. These booklets are available in the foyer, or by speaking with Karen Schmalz or Brian Austin. Alternatively, if you’d like to receive daily prayer reminders delivered to your email, you can sign up at eepurl.com/cM9ZVj 

OTHER EVENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Carrick Camp will be kicking off their season on June 4 at 7:00 p.m. Visit carrickcamp.com for a full summer calendar.

OASIS Golden Gateway at Stayner Bible Conference Grounds from Monday June 12 – Friday, June 16. Contact Donna or Ivan Preston for more information or to book your stay (519-585-7514).

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