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.

Bulletin — October 6, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Young at Heart will gather on October 10 at 11:00 a.m. with special guest Doctor Jeremy Toman ND, who will share tips on reducing inflammation. $17 tickets for the hot luncheon are available in the foyer today or from the church office during office hours.

A Men’s G2G group is beginning on Thursday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. and meeting every other week in the upper room. They will be working through Goliath Must Fall by Louis Giglio. Talk with Pastor Kristina for more information or to sign up.

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.


the Midweek Meal got off to a great start on Wednesday night. Thanks to the big crowd who came out. We filled almost every seat! If you missed out, don’t worry! You’ll be able to register for the second semester later this fall.
Thank you to everyone who came out to help at yesterday’s Facility Work Bee! It’s great to see people using their gifts to help the church.

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.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Annie & Aleda Shantz on the passing of their sister-in-law, Carol Shantz, on Saturday, September 28. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

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

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.

Bulletin — September 29, 2019

the Midweek Meal will begin on Wednesday, October 2 with a Welcome Back Pizza & Pop supper. This is a reimagining of our Midweek ministry and is for the entire family. A hot, homemade meal will be served, ($10/meal/family – a family is any combination of 2+ people up to a maximum of 8) children and youth will be able to sign up for targeted choose-your-own-adventure clubs that focus on something they’re passionate about or interested in, and adults will be able to enjoy the company of one another over dessert and conversation. Registration and payment deadline is October 2. Visit our website to register online.

Karen Schmalz’s G2G Ladies group will begin on Thursday, October 3 at 1 p.m. in the upper room. They will be studying “Gideon” by Priscilla Shirer. Connect with Karen for more information.

The facility team is planning a HMC Work Bee to tackle the fall/winter check list as well as other odd jobs around the church. If you can swing a hammer and follow direction, please consider donating your time and skill. Men and women are both welcome! The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with no definitive end time. Come for whatever block of time you’re able.

Young at Heart will gather on October 10 at 11:00 a.m. with special guest Doctor Jeremy Toman ND, who will share tips on reducing inflammation. $17 tickets for the hot luncheon are available in the foyer today or from the church office during office hours.

Men! A new study is beginning just for you. Come out on Thursday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. to start Goliath Must Fall by Louie Giglio.

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.


You’ve ask, and we’ve listened! We now have app-based giving! Send us your tithe from your smart phone or desktop computer. Follow the link from our homepage, go to get.tithe.ly and sign up, or download the tithe.ly app from the app store.

  • Download the tithe.ly (finance) app.
  • Create an account.
  • Verify email.
  • Login & find church: HANOVER MISSIONARY CHURCH
  • Click ‘GIVE NOW’.
  • You will jump to the tithe.ly web browser.
  • Enter PAYMENT options (DEBIT/VISA) and ADD CARD.
  • Enter $ amount of your gift and click the ‘Cover Fees’ box to ensure your full donation goes to HMC
  • Designate to the account of your choosing (Budget Offering is the general fund)
  • CLICK GIVE.

OPPORTUNITIES

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

PRAYER REQUESTS

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

OTHER EVENTS

Women’s Workshop on Biblical Exposition on Wednesday, October 2 from 12:00-4:30 p.m. at the Connection Centre at Ethnos Canada in Durham. Do you desire to learn skills that will help you study the Word of God and apply its truth to your life well? Come and be refreshed in the Word as you learn some of the fundamental principles for studying and teaching the Bible with other women. Sign up at ethos.ca/events or contact Pastor Kristina or Jason Bechtel.

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 Koenig.

Bulletin — September 15, 2019

The office will be closed on Tuesday, September 17 for a staff retreat. Please pray that it would be a rich time of connection, visioning, and encouragement for our staff team.

HMC EVENTS

Jr & Sr Youth Welcome Back Kickoff Party on Friday, September 20 from 7-10 p.m. Come out for food & games as the new season begins.

Senior Youth IKEA Trip. Pastor Amos will be taking our youth on a shopping trip, September 27, to purchase things needed for our soon-to-be-completed U18 space. Online registration is coming soon!

the Midweek Meal will begin on Wednesday, October 3 with a Welcome Back Pizza & Pop supper. This is a re-imagining of our Midweek ministry and is for the entire family. Please look over the enclosed pamphlet and sign up for this great new initiative. A hot, homemade meal will be served, ($10/meal/family – a family is any combination of 2+ people up to a maximum of 8) children and youth will be able to sign up for targeted choose-your-own-adventure clubs that focus on something they’re passionate about or interested in, and adults will be able to enjoy the company of one another over dessert and conversation. Registration and payment deadline is October 2.


You’ve ask, and we’ve listened! We now have app-based giving! Send us your tithe from your smart phone or desktop computer. Follow the link from our homepage, go to get.tithe.ly and sign up, or download the tithe.ly app from the app store.

OTHER EVENTS

Raise a Hallelujah Worship Event in the barn at Saugeen Spring RV Park (173844 Mulock Road) on Saturday, September 28 from 1:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Women’s Workshop on Biblical Exposition on Wednesday, October 2 from 12:00-4:30 p.m. at the Connection Centre at Ethnos Canada in Durham. Do you desire to learn skills that will help you study the Word of God and apply its truth to your life well? Come and be refreshed in the Word as you learn some of the fundamental principles for studying and teaching the Bible with other women. To ask questions or RSVP, please contact Lauren Ducommun at laurenducommun@ethnos.ca.

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 a Young at Heart leader.


Please update your phone directory with Phyllis Klein’s new address: 101 10th Street, Room AL259, Hanover, ON N4N 1M9.


Please note: the Tuesday Ladies G2G is cancelled on September 17 due to the office being closed. They will resume on September 24.

Bulletin — August 18, 2019

HMC EVENTS

It’s not too late to get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. If you need to register at the door, please come at 8:45 tomorrow.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s – 681 Concession 14F, Chesley (Brockton). Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks.

Our School Supply Drive ends next week. Check the list on the back of the bulletin and consider what you can donate.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor. We need to build a food team for this event. If you’re available and willing to help in the kitchen with set up, or to BBQ, please let the office know.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please be praying for our Summer Slam ministry throughout the week. Pray that children and leaders alike will find their time together meaningful.

CONGRATULATIONS

Happy Anniversary to Carl & Nancy Wideman who celebrated 60 years on August 14!

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Torchmen in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Bulletin — August 11, 2019

HMC EVENTS

There is still time to get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting TODAY at noon in the upper room. Please make this a priority.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. Check our events page for directions.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The STIFF FAMILY in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy with their summer projects. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, the program can’t run.

Bulletin — August 4, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting on Sunday, August 11 at noon in the upper room.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – Thanks to the group who came out last Sunday for worship in the barn at the Rusnak’s. We have one more worship evening planned for August 25 at 6:45 at the DeVisser’s. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. Check our events page for directions.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

PLEASE NOTE: The office will be closed August 5-9. If you need to reach a pastor during that time, please use the Pastoral Care Line — 519-379-1752.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Chapelaires in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, children will remain in the sanctuary.

STAYNER CAMP

No Tickets Needed! All Family Camp Concerts are by free will offering taken at the concert.
-Friday, August 9 @ 9:00 p.m. Cafe Under the Stars with the Martin Brothers Collective.
-Saturday, August 10 @ 7:00 p.m. with the Teen Challenge Ministry Team.

The Rusnak’s are part of the Stayner Camp worship ministry and will be playing in morning and evening services Monday, August 5 – Sunday August 11. The Bezeau’s are helping in the office, and Pastor Dave will be there with the boys. Please pray for our staff members as they contribute to this EMCC ministry, that they’d also find time to rest and be rejuvenated in the camp environment.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Eleanore Wiseman on the passing of her brother. Please remember her in your prayers as she grieves.

Bulletin — July 28, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a.m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s tonight at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. You’ll find the Rusnak’s just south of Durham at 282906 Normanby/Bentinck Townline, West Grey. Weather permitting.

Dessert with the Humphreys. Come out tomorrow night, Monday, July 29 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the upper room to learn more about Shaun and Melanie’s ministry. Please bring treats to share.

Calling all Summer Slam Volunteers! There will be a pizza meeting on Sunday, August 11 at noon in the upper room.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see The Master’s Four in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Come & Go 100th Birthday Tea Party for Kaye Hallman at Rockwood Terrace in Durham today, July 28, from 2-4 p.m. Best wishes only.

SUMMERWITHJEMMA

Our summer interns, Emma & Jenna, are busy getting things organized. All U18s (K-12) are invited to join with them on Sunday mornings as they take a journey through the book of Malachi. Adult volunteers are needed! Talk to Emma or Jenna if you can help. Without volunteers, children will remain in the sanctuary.

CONCERTS AT STAYNER CAMP

No Tickets Needed! All Family Camp Concerts are by free will offering taken at the concert.

Saturday, August 3 @ 7:00 p.m. with Caleb & Kelsey.

Friday, August 9 @ 9:00 p.m. Cafe Under the Stars with the Martin Brothers Collective.

Saturday, August 10 @ 7:00 p.m. with the Teen Challenge Ministry Team.

Bulletin — July 21, 2019

HMC EVENTS

Get your children signed up for Summer Slam! Running from August 19-23 (from 9 a,m. until noon) this free day camp program is an awesome opportunity for your 5-12 year old to learn, grow, and build relationships. Forms are available outside the main office. They are also available for download online. Registration can also be completed directly through the website.

Worship in the Barn/Worship on the Farm – We’re planning two casual summer gatherings and hope you’ll be able to join in. Come to the Rusnak’s on Sunday, July 28 at 6:45 p.m. for some worship in the barn followed by a campfire. And join us at the DeVisser’s on August 25 at 6:45 for another time of worship and campfire. Bring camp chairs, roasting sticks, snacks, and drinks. See our Events page online for addresses.

Join us for an Old Fashioned Church Picnic at Carrick Camp! Join us on Sunday, September 8 for a classic camp meeting service at 10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ picnic lunch. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring along a salad and/or dessert to share as well as your lawn chairs and lawn games. If you would like to be baptized during this event, please connect with a pastor.

Please note: the office will be closed on Monday afternoon, July 22.

OTHER EVENTS

Enjoy some music at Carrick Camp tonight. Come out at 7:00 p.m. to see Potter’s Clay in concert. See the schedule posted in the foyer for all the upcoming events at the camp.

Come & Go 100th Birthday Tea Party for Kaye Hallman at Rockwood Terrace in Durham on Sunday, July 28 from 2-4 p.m. Best wishes only.

WATER COOLER SEARCH

We are in search of a new water cooler for the office. The current one has started leaking and we would like a replacement. If you have an old working cooler sitting in your basement or garage you would like to gift the staff with, please connect with the church office.