Bulletin — February 17, 2019

HMC EVENTS

It’s Building Chocolatey Connections Sunday! Stick around after the service and get to know one another a little better over some chocolate-themed treats.

The Share Your Story Ladies Social was bumped to this Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. due to last week’s snow day. Be praying about what you can share with the group!

2019 Day With… Mission + Culture Tour. Come out on Thursday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m. as Joel Zantingh and his team share about EMCC World Partners.

Way of Jesus Training Join Claran Martin (EMCC Regional Minister) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 23 while he shares about the seven markers that describe our journey with Jesus. More information to come.

We are hosting a Membership Class on Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. Please let us know if you’re interested in becoming a member of HMC.

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

Please join with us every Monday to pray. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

Warming Centre. Please continue to pray for our HMC Warming Centre which will be open every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Pray for our visitors and volunteers as we work together to build a welcoming place full of trust and hope. Here are some other ways that you can help: 1) Sign up at the Welcome Centre to volunteer your time on Thursdays. 2) Sign up to bring a pot of soup for our guests. 3) Donate nonperishable food items as well as hats, mitts, and socks for our HMC Pantry. Thank you for helping to show care, compassion, and love to others in our community!

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! In an effort to encourage daily interaction with the scriptures we’ve started a Facebook group where we hope you will go to find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Pastor Dave has committed to post to this group at least once a week and some good discussion is already happening. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join. If you need a little help getting started, some guides are available in the foyer that will direct your reading.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray for Chuck Fletcher who is recovering from hip surgery. Pray for rest and healing.

We are hiring a new part-time pastor. You can visit our website to see the posting. If you know someone who might be a good fit for this position, be sure to share it with them. Please be praying for the team responsible for going through applications. Pray for wisdom and discernment as they listen to God’s direction.

WORDS OF THANKS

Marilyn McKean wishes to extend her thanks to everyone for your love and prayers, cards and phone calls, following her surgery. It was very appreciated.

Bulletin – February 10, 2019

HMC EVENTS

There will be a Share Your Story Ladies Social on Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendar and be praying about what you can share with the group!

Young at Heart will gather on Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. to hear stories from Alan & Sue McDougall’s mission trip. Dave Danton will lead music. A hot luncheon will follow. Tickets are available in the foyer today.

Floor Hockey Drop In. If you’re in Junior Youth or younger, you’re invited to a Saturday morning of floor hockey fun in our gym. Come out on February 16 from 9-11 a.m.

In the spirit of Valentines Day we’re having a Building Chocolatey Connections Sunday on February 17. Bring along a chocolate-themed treat to share and stick around after the service to get to know one another a little better.

2019 Day With… Mission + Culture Tour. Come out on Thursday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m. as Joel Zantingh and his team share about EMCC World Partners. See the back of your bulletin for more information.
Way of Jesus Training Join Claran Martin (EMCC Regional Minister) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 23 while he shares about the seven markers that describe our journey with Jesus.

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

Please join with us every Monday to pray. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

We have a Podcast! If you like catching up on sermons you’ve missed but don’t want to do that on YouTube, you can now listen to our podcast. Visit the podcast link on our website, or download the free Mixcloud app to your iPhone or Android device and search HMCpodcast.

Warming Centre. Please continue to pray for our HMC Warming Centre which will be open every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Pray for our visitors and volunteers as we work together to build a welcoming place full of trust and hope. Here are some other ways that you can help: 1) Sign up at the Welcome Centre to volunteer your time on Thursdays. 2) Sign up to bring a pot of soup for our guests. 3) Donate nonperishable food items as well as hats, mitts, and socks for our HMC Pantry. Thank you for helping to show care, compassion, and love to others in our community!

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! In an effort to encourage daily interaction with the scriptures we’re started a Facebook group where we hope you will go to find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Pastor Dave has committed to post to this group at least once a week and some good discussion is already happening. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join. If you need a little help getting started, some guides are available in the foyer that will direct your reading.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you to everyone who took the time to thoughtfully fill out the surveys that were handed out last month. Pastor Dave is working through all the responses and will be reporting back on the results in the future.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Ben and Krystal Boogerman on the birth of their son, Kade Matthew Albert born Thursday, January 31. A new grandchild for Ab and Faye Boogerman.

Bulletin — February 3, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Snow Camp is next weekend! If you’re in Junior or Senior Youth, sign up for this weekend event happening February 8-10. Registration forms are available outside the main office and must be returned with payment by tomorrow.

There will be a Share Your Story Ladies Social on Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendar and be praying about what you can share with the group!

Young at Heart will gather on Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. to hear stories from Alan & Sue McDougall’s mission trip. Dave Danton will lead music. A hot luncheon will follow. Tickets will be available in the foyer for $17 on February 3.

Floor Hockey Drop In. If you’re in Junior Youth or younger, you’re invited to a Saturday morning of floor hockey fun in our gym. Come out on January 26 from 9-11 a.m.

In the spirit of Valentines Day we’re having a Building Chocolatey Connections Sunday on February 17. Bring along a chocolate-themed treat to share and stick around after the service to get to know one another a little better.

2019 Day With… Mission + Culture Tour. Come out on Thursday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m. as Joel Zantingh and his team share about EMCC World Partners. See the back of your bulletin for more information.

Way of Jesus Training Join Claran Martin (EMCC Regional Minister) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 23 while he shares about the seven markers that describe our journey with Jesus. More information to come.

We have extended the 5:14 prayer focus to every Monday in 2019. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

We have a Podcast! If you like catching up on sermons you’ve missed but don’t want to do that on YouTube, you can now listen to our podcast. Visit the podcast link on our website, or download the free Mixcloud app to your iPhone or Android device and search HMCpodcast.

Warming Centre. Please continue to pray for our HMC Warming Centre which will be open every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Pray for our visitors and volunteers as we work together to build a welcoming place full of trust and hope. Here are some other ways that you can help: 1) Sign up at the Welcome Centre to volunteer your time on Thursdays. 2) Sign up to bring a pot of soup for our guests. 3) Donate nonperishable food items as well as hats, mitts, and socks for our HMC Pantry. Thank you for helping to show care, compassion, and love to others in our community!

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! In an effort to encourage daily interaction with the scriptures we’re started a Facebook group where we hope you will go to find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Pastor Dave has committed to post to this group at least once a week and some good discussion is already happening. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join. If you need a little help getting started, some guides are available in the foyer that will direct your reading.

OPPORTUNITIES

Please take some time to thoughtfully fill out the surveys that were handed out last month. If you missed them, pick some up at the Welcome Centre. Drop completed surveys in the bin at the Welcome Centre. You may also complete them online. hanovermissionary.com/communitysurvey/ and hanovermissionary.com/discipleshipsurvey/


Way of Jesus Training Join Claran Martin (EMCC Regional Minister) at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 23 while he shares about the seven markers that describe our journey with Jesus. More information to come.

Bulletin — January 27, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Snow Camp is coming! If you’re in Junior or Senior Youth, sign up for this weekend event happening February 8-10. Registration forms are available outside the main office and must be returned with payment by February 4

There will be a Share Your Story Ladies Social on Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendar and be praying about what you can share with the group!

Young at Heart will gather on Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. to hear stories from Alan & Sue McDougall’s mission trip. Dave Danton will lead music. A hot luncheon will follow. Tickets will be available in the foyer for $17 on February 3.

2019 Day With… Mission + Culture Tour. Come out on Thursday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m. as Joel Zantingh and his team share about EMCC World Partners. See the back of your bulletin for more information.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Atty Schipper on the loss of her husband, Ed, last weekend. Our condolences also go out to Trish Armstrong, Ed’s daughter. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Jeremy and Jill Toman who were married yesterday!

KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

We have extended the 5:14 prayer focus to every Monday in 2019. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

We have a Podcast! If you like catching up on sermons you’ve missed but don’t want to do that on YouTube, you can now listen to our podcast. Visit the podcast link on our website, or download the free Mixcloud app to your iPhone or Android device and search HMCpodcast.

Warming Centre. Please continue to pray for our HMC Warming Centre which will be open every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Pray for our visitors and volunteers as we work together to build a welcoming place full of trust and hope. Here are some other ways that you can help: 1) Sign up at the Welcome Centre to volunteer your time on Thursdays. 2) Sign up to bring a pot of soup for our guests. 3) Donate nonperishable food items as well as hats, mitts, and socks for our HMC Pantry. Thank you for helping to show care, compassion, and love to others in our community! We have a big tote of yarn across from the main office for anyone who wants to make hats, mitts, or socks for those attending our Thursday Warming Centre. Please help yourself and be a blessing to those in need.

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! In an effort to encourage daily interaction with the scriptures we’re started a Facebook group where we hope you will go to find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Pastor Dave has committed to post to this group at least once a week and some good discussion is already happening. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join. If you need a little help getting started, some guides are available in the foyer that will direct your reading.

OPPORTUNITIES

Please take some time to thoughtfully fill out the surveys that were handed out three weeks ago. If you missed them, pick some up at the Welcome Centre. Drop completed surveys in the bin at the Welcome Centre. You may also complete them online. hanovermissionary.com/communitysurvey/ and hanovermissionary.com/discipleshipsurvey/

Bulletin — January 20, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Floor Hockey Drop In. If you’re in Junior Youth or younger, you’re invited to a Saturday morning of floor hockey fun in our gym. Come out on January 26 from 9-11 a.m.

Snow Camp is coming! If you’re in Junior or Senior Youth, sign up for this weekend event happening February 8-10. Registration forms are available outside the main office and must be returned with payment by February 4.

There will be a Share Your Story Ladies Social on Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendar!

Young at Heart will gather on Thursday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. to hear stories from Alan & Sue McDougall’s mission trip. Dave Danton will lead music. A hot luncheon will follow. Tickets will be available in the foyer for $17 on February 3.

NEW INITIATIVES

We are extending the 5:14 prayer focus to every Monday in 2019. Set your alarms to 5:14 a.m. or p.m. each Monday and let’s come together to pray for our church, our vision, and our leadership.

We have a Podcast! If you like catching up on sermons you’ve missed but don’t want to do that on YouTube, you can now listen to our podcast. Visit the podcast link on our website, or download the free Mixcloud app to your iPhone or Android device and search HMCpodcast.

Warming Centre. Please continue to pray for our HMC Warming Centre which will be open every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Pray for our visitors and volunteers as we work together to build a welcoming place full of trust and hope. Here are some other ways that you can help: 1) Sign up at the Welcome Centre to volunteer your time on Thursdays. 2) Sign up to bring a pot of soup for our guests. 3) Donate nonperishable food items as well as hats, mitts, and socks for our HMC Pantry. Thank you for helping to show care, compassion, and love to others in our community!

Join the HMC Bible Book Club! In an effort to encourage daily interaction with the scriptures we’re started a Facebook group where we hope you will go to find motivation to do daily devotions, as well as opportunity to contribute to discussions about what you’re currently reading, and what has challenged you. Pastor Dave has committed to post to this group at least once a week and some good discussion is already happening. Please consider joining! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/HMCBBC/ to join. If you need a little help getting started, some guides are available in the foyer that will direct your reading

OPPORTUNITIES

Please take some time to thoughtfully fill out the surveys that were handed out two weeks ago. If you missed them, pick some up at the Welcome Centre. Drop completed surveys in the bin at the Welcome Centre. You may also complete them online. hanovermissionary.com/communitysurvey/ and hanovermissionary.com/discipleshipsurvey/

Bulletin – December 30, 2018

REMINDERS

The Church office will be closed until January 2. If you need to reach a pastor during this time, please use the Pastoral Care Line printed on the back of this bulletin.

Today is the final day for 2018 offerings. Anything you want receipted for the 2018 year needs to be submitted today. The church office will be closed on December 31, so late drop-offs cannot be processed until the new year.

A new phone directory is now out, as well as 2019 offering envelopes. You can find both in the foyer. And if any U18 volunteers haven’t yet picked up their thank you gift, please take that from the table in the foyer on your way out today.

HMC EVENTS

Sunday morning prayer is still happening! Come to the Gathering Room in the east hallway at 9:30 a.m. to pray.

Be sure you’re here for Vision Sunday, on January 6 when Pastor Dave brings a New Year’s message and directs us to look ahead at what God has in store for HMC.

Ladies, are you looking to get connected with a G2G group? Karen Schmalz will begin a new study on Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m. in the upper room. If you’re interested in taking a journey through Lysa TerKeurst’s ‘Finding I Am’, set your Wednesday afternoons aside.

There will be a Ladies Social on Tuesday, January 9. Come out at 6:30 while Angie Bechtel hosts a fun evening of Bunko.

We are committed to building up our audio/tech team in the new year. If you’re interested in learning our sound board and volunteering to help some Sunday’s, please plan to come to our sound training seminar on Saturday, January 12 at 10:00 a.m.

Are you new to our congregation in the last six months? Please come to an informal luncheon after church on Sunday, January 13 – we’d love to get to know you better!

Bulletin – December 16, 2018

HMC EVENTS

Sunday morning prayer is still happening! Come to the Gathering Room in the east hallway at 9:30 a.m. to pray.

A new phone directory is now out, as well as 2019 offering envelopes. You can find both in the foyer.

A Simple Christmas Reflection. Set aside a bit of time this week to take a personal journey through four different stations set up in the sanctuary, overflow, and foyer. Pick the time that works best for you from Tuesday, December 18 – Thursday, December 20. Available all three days from 10-4 & 6-8.

Join us next week for a Building “Cocoa” Connections Sunday! Stick around after the service for some hot chocolate. Please bring along some Christmas cookies to share.

Our Christmas Eve Service is going to be a lovely evening of candlelight and singing. Please join us at 6:30 p.m. as we reflect on the humble birth of the Saviour of the world. Doors open at 6:00. Come early to enjoy carol singers and hot cider in the foyer!

Ladies, are you looking to get connected with a G2G group? Karen Schmalz will begin a new study on Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m. in the upper room. If you’re interested in taking a journey through Lysa TerKeurst’s ‘Finding I Am’, set your Wednesday afternoons aside.

Please note: The Church office will be closed from December 25-January 2. If you need to reach a pastor during this time, please use the Pastoral Care Line: 519-379-1752.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray for the families who are mourning the loss of a loved one this Christmas season. Pray that they would find peace in the true meaning of Christmas.

Please pray for Marilyn McKean as she recovers from surgery following a broken arm and wrist.

Bulletin – December 9, 2018

Sunday morning prayer is still happening! Come to the Gathering Room in the east hallway at 9:30 a.m. to pray.

Join us on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 for our annual Christmas Sleigh Ride. All are welcome. Invite your friends and dress warmly!

Young at Heart is celebrating the season on Thursday, December 13 at 11:00 a.m. Invite your friends to this festive gathering. Hear the sounds of Christmas from accordion player, Bob Haywood, followed by a delicious hot luncheon. $17 tickets are available in the foyer today.
A new phone directory is out today, as well as 2019 offering envelopes. You can find both in the foyer.

Congratulations to Seth & Camille Dyck on the birth of their daughter, Layla Elise, born on Wednesday, December 5.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Mark & Linda Schwartz on the loss of Mark’s father on November 27.

Our Condolences to Shane & Marianne Smith on the passing of Shane’s uncle, Bill Saunders, on December 4.

Our Condolences to Marie Nobel on the passing of her sister-in-law, Earlien Catto, on December 5. Earlien was also an aunt to Sharon Hamel and Faye Boogerman.

Please pray for the families who are mourning this Christmas season., that they would find peace.

Please pray for Orval Kaufman who is recovering from surgery, and for Ron Kaufman who will be having surgery.

YOU’RE INVITED!

Consider coming out on Thursday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. for the Ethnos Mission Training Graduation. There are twenty-two students, including Brian & Tamara Vetter. It’s a great way to show your support for missionaries ready for the field!

Bulletin — December 2, 2018

Sunday morning prayer is still happening! Come to the Gathering Room in the east hallway at 9:30 a.m. to pray.

Roots Up! Christmas Baskets. For the second year, we’re going to send Christmas hampers to the people of Saugeen First Nation. Please see the sign-up sheet in the foyer and consider donating one of the needed items. Everyone’s invited to come out on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. to help assemble these hampers. This year’s goal is to be able to bless 13 families on the reserve. Our youth will also be putting together stockings and baskets to deliver to hospitals – they’ll need your help assembling these too!

Join us on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 for our annual Christmas Sleigh Ride. All are welcome. Invite your friends and dress warmly!

Young at Heart is celebrating the season on Thursday, December 13 at 11:00 a.m. Invite your friends to this festive gathering. Hear the sounds of Christmas from accordion player, Bob Haywood, followed by a delicious hot luncheon. $17 tickets are available in the foyer today.

December Save The Dates

Wednesday, December 5 Help build Christmas hampers, stockings, and baskets for the people of Saugeen First Nation and those in the hospital over the season. 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 12 Christmas Sleigh Ride. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 13 Young at Heart at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 16 Pastor Amos will be leading a U18 Christmas service
Tuesday, December 18 – Thursday, December 20 (from 10-4 & 6-8) Pastor Lyndsay will be setting up reflective prayer stations for you to experience at your leisure.
Sunday, December 23 Hang around after the service for a time of fellowship as we Build “Cocoa” Connections around a hot chocolate station. Bring along some Christmas cookies to share.
Monday, December 24 (Church office will close at noon) Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a simple candlelight Christmas Eve service. (Come at 6:00 to enjoy hot cider and carollers.)

The Ladies Social scheduled for Tuesday, December 11, has been cancelled – sorry for any confusion.

The Church office will be closed from December 25-January 2. If you need to reach a pastor during this time, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752

Bulletin – November 25, 2018

Our AGM is today! Join us in A/B following the morning service for a potluck lunch—if you forgot to bring along something to share, don’t worry, join us anyway! The meeting will follow our lunch. Members, please sign in at the table outside the main office and pick up your white ballots. Non-members, grab your pink ballot from the small table at the top of the stairs. Extra report booklets are available at the member sign-in table.

Roots Up! Christmas Baskets. For the second year, we’re going to send Christmas hampers to the people of Saugeen First Nation. Please see the sign-up sheet in the foyer and consider donating one of the needed items. Everyone’s invited to come out on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. to help assemble these hampers. This year’s goal is to be able to bless 13 families on the reserve. Our youth will also be putting together stockings and baskets to deliver to hospitals – they’ll need your help assembling these too!

Join us on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 for our annual Christmas Sleigh Ride. Dress warmly!

DECEMBER SAVE THE DATES

Wednesday, December 5 Help build Christmas hampers, stockings, and baskets for the people of Saugeen First Nation and those in the hospital over the season. 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 11 Ladies Social – shortbread cookies 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 12 Christmas Sleigh Ride. 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 13 Young at Heart at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 16 Pastor Amos will be leading a U18 Christmas service
Tuesday, December 18 – Thursday, December 20 Pastor Lyndsay will be setting up reflective prayer stations for you to experience at your leisure.
Sunday, December 23 Hang around after the service for a time of fellowship as we Build Cocoa Connections around a hot chocolate station. Bring along some Christmas cookies to share.
Monday, December 24 Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a simple candlelight Christmas Eve service.