Bulletin — November 17, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Our HMC AGM & Potluck is on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend. Please pick up a booklet today and read through the reports. Any questions can be sent to Karen Schmalz, MC Chairperson chairperson@hanovermissionary.com

Jr/Sr Youth Shopping Trip to purchase items for Christmas. stockings is on Friday, November 29. Every year, our youth deliver stockings to those stuck in the hospital over the Christmas season. Forms are available at the Welcome Centre, or download one here.

Please join us for the Christmas Basket Making Night on Wednesday, December 4 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Help us put together baskets to be delivered to families from the Saugeen First Nation.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Paul and Elaine Nelson on the passing of their granddaughter, Lori. Please pray for the family as they grieve.

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers. She has been diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma and is currently undergoing chemo treatments.

Please pray for our Warming Centre as it continues this week. Pray for the volunteers and for the people who will frequent it.


The snow is here and we will be keeping our eyes on the road. If the Hanover buses are cancelled, mid-week ministries (mid-week meal & sr youth) are also cancelled. We will do our best to list any ministry cancellations on our Facebook page as well as the website home page.

BRANCHING OUT

Operation Christmas Child boxes should be back by now. Thank you to everyone who participated! If you forgot your box at home, check the schedule on the poster that’s posted at our front doors for times you can drop off your box at the collection centre in our portable.

Our Warming Centre is up and running every Thursday from noon to 2:00, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo, as well as knitted goods. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt. There is a soup sign up at the Welcome Centre.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.

OPPORTUNITIES

Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are still looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.


Congratulations to Klaas and Marie Inthof who are celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary!

Bulletin — November 10, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Young at Heart will gather again on Thursday, Nov 14 at 11:00 a.m. Come and hear the Sonnenberg’s in concert. Nelles is in the foyer with tickets ($17) for the hot luncheon. A freewill offering will be collected

Our HMC AGM & Potluck is on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend. Please pick up a booklet today and read through the reports. Any questions can be sent to Karen Schmalz, Ministry Council Chairperson chairperson@hanovermissionary.com


The snow is here and we will be keeping our eyes on the road. If the Hanover buses are cancelled, mid-week ministries (mid-week meal & senior youth) are also cancelled. We will do our best to list any ministry cancellations on our Facebook page as well as the website home page.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Muriel Fleming on the passing of her sister, Merla Hooper. Please pray for the family as they grieve together.

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers. She has been diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma and is currently undergoing chemo treatments.

Please pray for Pastor Dave and family as they enjoy time away together. Pray for safe travels and that their time would be refreshing.

Please pray for our Warming Centre as it continues this week. Pray for the volunteers and for the people who will frequent it.

OTHER EVENTS

Lawson’s Christian Supplies will be available on Saturday, November 23 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Hanover Salvation Army Church. A great opportunity for Christmas shopping.

BRANCHING OUT

Operation Christmas Child is here! Boxes are available today and must be returned by November 17. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

Our Warming Centre will be up and running on Thursday, November 7, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo, as well as knitted goods. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt. There is a soup sign up at the Welcome Centre.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.

OPPORTUNITIES

Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are still looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.


Thank you to Frances and Elaine Winger for your many years of service to the ministries of HMC. We wish you well as you relocate. You will be missed.

Bulletin — November 3, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Young at Heart will gather again on Thursday, Nov 14 at 11:00 a.m. Come and hear the Sonnenberg’s in concert. Nelles is in the foyer with tickets ($17) for the hot luncheon. A freewill offering will be collected.

Our HMC AGM & Potluck will be on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend.

OPPORTUNITIES

Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are still looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers. She has been diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma and is currently undergoing chemo treatments.

Please pray for Pastor Dave and family as they take the next two weeks away together. Pray for safe travels and that their time would be refreshing.

Please pray for our Warming Centre as it launches this week. Pray for the volunteers and for the people who will frequent it.

Branching Out

Operation Christmas Child is here! Boxes are available today and must be returned by November 17. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

Our Warming Centre will be up and running on Thursday, November 7, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo, as well as knitted goods. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt. There is a soup sign up at the Welcome Centre.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.


Thank you to the youth who came out and helped hand out candy to the community kids on Halloween night. And thank you to everyone who helped with our Drop By Parties in Hanover, Durham, and Chesley. We know the hot chocolate was appreciated on such a wet and chilly night!

Train Yourself Part II — Sermon Video

Hebrews 5:12-6:3

Our identity: Generations following Jesus together

KEY IDEA:

Following Jesus together doesn’t just happen; it takes effort.

Disciple: A follower or student of a teacher, leader, or philosopher. A personal follower of Jesus.

1) Disciples train with intentional focus.

2) Disciples train with their purpose and future in mind.

I. Growth is natural


II. Change needs to be desired.

Hebrews 5:12-6:3 New International Version (NIV)

12 In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food! 13 Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. 14 But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.

6 Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death,[a] and of faith in God, instruction about cleansing rites,[b] the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And God permitting, we will do so.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 6:1 Or from useless rituals
  2. Hebrews 6:2 Or about baptisms

New International Version (NIV)

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Bulletin — October 20, 2019

HMC EVENTS

We’re bringing back Building Connections! Stick around after the service next week (Sunday, October 27) for great conversation and an opportunity to meet new people around a plate of treats. Please bring along some finger foods to share, sweet or savoury, whatever you fancy!

Our HMC AGM & Potluck will be on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend.

OPPORTUNITIES

We are collecting boxed candy that will be included in treat bags to be handed out during our Halloween Drop By Parties. Please bring your donations in by Friday, October 25

Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.

Branching Out

HMC is on the Hanover Trick or Treat Trail and it’s a great way to be involved in our community. We will be handing out candy and having activities just outside our front doors from 3 p.m. until dark on October 31. We’re also championing Halloween Drop-By Parties. If you’d like to serve in your neighbourhood by giving out cups of hot chocolate and goodies bags provided by the church, please connect with Pastor Amos.

Operation Christmas Child is coming soon! Boxes will be available on November 3 and must be returned by November 17. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

Our Warming Centre will be up and running on Thursday, November 7, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo, as well as knitted goods. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt. There is a soup sign up at the Welcome Centre.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers as she is facing some health concerns.

Bulletin — October 13, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Church Office will be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving Monday.

The gym is closed after the service today for a private function. Parents, please make sure your children stay in the foyer.

HMC EVENTS

We’re bringing back Building Connections! Stick around after the service on Sunday, October 27 for great conversation and an opportunity to meet new people around a plate of treats. Please bring along some finger foods to share – sweet or savoury – whatever you fancy!

Our HMC AGM & Potluck will be on Sunday, November 24 after the service. Please bring along a main course dish to share & plan to stay for the meeting to learn what’s going on in the life of our church. Members and non-members alike are invited to attend.

OPPORTUNITIES

Do you love to bake? If you’re interested in helping to provide desserts for our MIDWEEK MEAL, please connect with Pastor Kristina.

We are looking for volunteers to fill a few gaps. If you’d be willing to serve on the usher team, or if hospitality is something near and dear to your heart, please talk with Pastor Kristina.

Are you interested in helping us fill our freezer? We’d love to have a selection of home cooked meals we can hand out as blessings. Please connect with Pastor Lyndsay if you can help.

BRANCHING OUT

Operation Christmas Child is coming soon! Boxes will be available on November 3 and must be returned by November 17. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

Our Warming Centre will be up and running on Thursday, November 7, providing a place for those in need of warmth and company to enjoy a hot bowl of soup and friendly conversation. We are accepting donations of non-perishable food items that can be handed out to those who attend. These items can be dropped off at the hutch in the foyer that is labelled HMC Pantry. Also needed are donations of bars of soap and small bottles of shampoo. If you’d like to volunteer for this great ministry opportunity, whether it’s to hang out with our guests, to serve or clean up, or to make soup, please connect with Marcia Burt.

Hanover Heights is looking for donations of small hats, socks, and gloves/mittens that can be distributed to children who don’t have the necessary means to stay warm. These items can be dropped off at the pantry cupboard in the foyer.

OTHER EVENTS

OASIS Fall Rally on October 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chesley Community Church (307 1st Ave, Chesley). Come and hear the Sonlit Quartet in concert, singing traditional southern gospel music since 2006, and speaker Lillian Culham who will share about overcoming personal trials with a positive joyful spirit. A freewill offering will be taken for the concert and the OASIS projects. Lunch will follow for $12. For reservations, please speak with Nelles.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Ken & Gayl Windfield on the passing of Ken’s mother, Vera, on Wednesday, October 9. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

Please continue to keep Sue McDougall and family in your prayers as she is facing some health concerns.