Bulletin – June 4, 2017

We continue to raise money to pay for our roof repair. As of Friday, May 26, we have raised a total of $49,320.62 towards our ultimate goal of $115,000. Thank you for your ongoing generosity towards this need.

Prayer is still happening!  Plan to join in before the service at 9:30 a.m. at the front of the sanctuary.

We have switched to a single 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning service, beginning today and moving forward.

HMC EVENTS                                                                                                                   

Join us after the service today as we share a meal together in celebration of Pastor Jason and family. Let’s send them off well with a time of fun, remembering, and fellowship.

The Young at Heart are gathering for their final meeting of the season on Thursday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Carrick Camp. Anna Hopkins will be providing a special picnic lunch and Wendy Donaldson will be bringing a therapy dog and sharing about this great branch of St John Ambulance. Visit Nelles in the foyer for a $15 ticket. Anyone needing a ride to the camp should contact Evelyn Howe or Gloria Burrow.

Our annual HMC Budget Meeting will be on Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. Come for a closer look at our finances, to vote on the new budget, and for an update from Ministry Council.

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.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. More information to come!                                                                                                                                                                                  If you’re thinking about being a volunteer on the Summer Slam VBS team this year, let Pastor Amos or Marie know and plan to come for a brief meeting after the service on June 25.

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 Pastor Jason & Erika, Shawna & Elijah as they move into a new chapter of life. Thank God for Jason’s educational opportunities. Pray for a ministry placement for Erika. Pray for wisdom as they consider questions of moving or staying, where they will worship as a family, and schooling for the kids.

Our Condolences to Paul & Alison West on the passing of Paul’s aunt, Lois Gwyneth Jones on May 25. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

Please continue to remember the Pastoral Search Team in your prayers. 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).

MISSIONS CORNER

MISSIONARY OF THE MONTH: Kevin and Michelle Weppler serving with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) in Southern Romania. 

Please pray for three of the local girls who were just baptized, that they would stay strong in their faith. Please pray for GEM interns that are with Kevin and Michelle, that they would find their spot to serve HIM.

Kevin and Michelle wish to thank HMC for the continued prayer and financial support.

Missions Opportunity in Romania, September 2017 with GEM. For information check the church website or pick up a brochure under the missions board in the foyer.

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