Bulletin – September 17, 2017

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

Our office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519- 379-1752. If you have information that needs to be included in our bulletin, please have that to the church office no later than Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

HMC EVENTS

It’s Welcome Back/Building Connections Sunday! Plan to stay around after the service for a potluck meal in the gym — a great opportunity for us all to reconnect after a busy summer.

Mid-Week and Jr Youth are kicking things off on Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Children need to be registered to attend. Forms are available in the foyer as well as online. (Go to the Ministries tab→U18→Mid-Week→U18 Registration.)

Sr Youth are invited to Adam & Alicia DeVisser’s (109 Concession 12 Elmwood) for a bonfire on Friday, September 22 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Parents need to be responsible for drop off and pick up. Please bring along a bag of chips to share.

Save the date! Students in grade 7 & 8 should set aside September 22-24 for Jr Pitch—a weekend camping retreat in Stayner. Forms are available in the foyer and online. The early bird deadline has passed but there’s still opportunity to register!

Karen Schmalz’s G2G group will begin on Wednesday, September 27 at 1:00 p.m. in the upper room.

U18 Welcome Back Drop In for Mid-Week & Jr Youth. Hey parents, plan to join in the fun on September 27 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Meet the leaders, see the space, learn what’s going on this year, and have a cupcake! This is a whole family event and there will not be child-care for your kids.

A Sacred Rhythms G2G group will be starting soon on Wednesday evenings, open to men and women. Stay turned for more details!

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail.com or call/text 519-731-3542.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Kaia Kontrimas on her retirement! May God bless you richly, Kaia, as you enter this new stage in your life!

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please continue to pray for those among our congregation facing health concerns.

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 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

Reminder: some people in our congregation are very sensitive to scent. Please refrain from using perfume when you join us for worship.

As new G2G groups are formed we are looking to create some more comfortable areas within our building for meetings. Do you have a sofa or comfy chairs you would be willing to donate?

We’re also looking for a coffee table for our foyer. If you can help with providing any of these items, please connect with the church office.

Consider signing up for pre-authorized giving. Forms are available in the foyer and online.

BULLETIN – September 10, 2017

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

Our office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519- 379-1752. If you have information that needs to be included in our bulletin, please have that to the church office no later than Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

HMC EVENTS

The G2G Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study will resume on Tuesday, September 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the overflow – working through a six week study on the life of David called ‘The Longing in Me’ by Sheila Walsh.

Mom’s and Tot’s will begin meeting regularly again on Wednesday, September 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Joan McCutchon’s Wednesday G2G group will resume on September 13. Come to the McCutchon home at 10:00 a.m. as they continue their study of the New Testament by R.C. Sproul.

Young at Heart is kicking off the new ministry season with special guests, Faith & Amos Shelley, followed by a hot luncheon on Thursday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. Visit Nelles in the foyer today to purchase your $15 ticket.

Welcome Back/Building Connections Potluck. Plan to bring a contribution to the meal and join us in the gym on Sunday, September 17 following the service.

Mid-Week and Jr Youth are kicking things off on Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Children need to be registered to attend. Forms are available in the foyer as well as online. (Go to the Ministries tab→U18→Mid-Week→U18 Registration.)

Save the date! Students in grade 7 & 8 should set aside September 22-24 for Jr Pitch—a weekend camping retreat in Stayner. Forms are available in the foyer and online. The early bird deadline is September 16 so get those registrations in!

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail.com or call/text 519-731-3542.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Frank & Anna Ewald who are celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 7!

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Pastor Phil and Michelle Delsaut on the passing of Michelle’s mother. Please remember the family in your prayers as they mourn their loss.

Please continue to pray for those among our congregation facing health concerns.

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 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

September Daily Bread booklets are available today in the foyer. Grab yours at the Reception Desk.

BULLETIN – September 3, 2017

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

Moving forward, our office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519- 379-1752. If you have information that needs to be included in our bulletin, please have that to the church office no later than Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

As we move into the Fall, we will remain at one Sunday morning service at 10:00 a.m.

HMC EVENTS

The G2G Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study will resume on Tuesday, September 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the overflow.

Mom’s and Tot’s will begin meeting regularly again on Wednesday, September 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Young at Heart is kicking off the new ministry season with special guests, Faith & Amos Shelley, followed by a hot luncheon on Thursday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. Visit Nelles in the foyer today to purchase your $15 ticket.

Welcome Back/Building Connections Potluck. Plan to bring a contribution to the meal and join us in the gym on Sunday, September 17 following the service.

Mid-Week and Jr Youth are kicking things off on Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Children need to be registered to attend. Forms are available in the foyer as well as online. (Go to the Ministries tab→U18→Mid-Week→U18 Registration.)

Save the date! Students in grade 7 & 8 should set aside September 22-24 for Jr Pitch – a weekend camping retreat in Stayner. More information to come.

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail.com or call/text 519-731-3542.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Frank & Anna Ewald who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on September 7!

PRAYER REQUESTS

Continue to express your thanks and praise for God’s presence, provisions, and blessing as we journey through life.

Please be praying for one another during the week, inviting God to come and shape/prepare our hearts for His glory.

Please continue to pray for those among our congregation facing health concerns.

Pray for all our students returning to school this week. Pray for safety and that they might shine the light of Jesus in their classrooms.

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 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

September Daily Bread booklets are available today in the foyer. Grab yours at the Reception Desk.

Bulletin – August 27, 2017

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

Moving forward, our office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519- 379-1752. If you have information that needs to be included in our bulletin, please have that to the church office no later than Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

As we move into the Fall, we will remain at one Sunday morning service at 10:00 a.m.

HMC EVENTS

Young at Heart is kicking off the new ministry season with special guests, Faith & Amos Shelley, followed by a hot luncheon on Thursday, September 14 at 11:00 a.m. Visit Nelles in the foyer today to purchase your $15 ticket.

The G2G Tuesday Morning Ladies Bible Study will resume on Tuesday, September 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the overflow.

Welcome Back/Building Connections Potluck. Plan to bring a contribution to the meal and join us in the gym on Sunday, September 17 following the service.

Save the date! Students in grade 7 & 8 should set aside September 22-24 for Jr Pitch – a weekend camping retreat in Stayner. More information to come.

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail.com or call/text 519-731-3542.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you for investing in our Summer Slam VBS ministry! We had a wonderful, committed group of leaders who made the week run smoothly. Thank you to everyone involved: those who helped with snack, games, groups, crafts, music – and to everyone who donated food or kept the team and children in their prayers throughout the week. Great things happened, and that was only made possible through the grace of God and the work of His people.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Continue to express your thanks and praise for God’s presence, provisions, and blessing as we journey through life.

Please be praying for one another during the week, inviting God to come and shape/prepare our hearts for His glory.

Please pray for those with health concerns—Bob Crawford, June Lamont, Rick Pake, Jim Camm, Nat Camm, and Rob Davidson.

Our Condolences to Bill and Carolyn Pearson on the passing of Bill’s brother, Sandy. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve.

Please be praying for Pastor Lyndsay who will be out of the office from August 28-September 5, enjoying some much deserved time away. Pray that she returns rested and refreshed.

Please pray for our Summer Slam participants and their families as they love their neighbours and love like Jesus.

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 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

September Daily Bread booklets are available today in the foyer. Grabs yours at the Reception Desk.

Bulletin – August 20, 2017

HMC EVENTS

It’s Building Connections Sunday! Plan to stick around after the service for a time of food and fellowship.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ begins tomorrow, August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer and at the door. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail.com

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you for investing in our Summer Slam VBS ministry! Because of the generosity of this congregation, the snack list has been filled! Please remember that grapes and apples need to be dropped off today.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Continue to express your thanks and praise for God’s presence, provisions, and blessing as we journey through life.

Please be praying for one another during the week, inviting God to come and shape/prepare our hearts for His glory.

Please pray for those with health concerns—Bob Crawford, June Lamont, Rick Pake, Jim Camm, Nat Camm, and Rob Davidson.

Please pray for those grieving the passing of a loved one—Joanne Koeslag, Marie & Klaas Inthof, Betty Viner, and Bill & Diane VanderWal.

Please be praying for the Summer Slam VBS Ministry throughout the week. Pray for the leaders, that they be patient, godly examples, and for the children who attend, that they experience the love of Jesus.

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 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

New Daily Bread booklets are available today in the foyer. Grab yours at the Reception Desk.

Bulletin – August 13, 2017

Prayer is still happening! Plan to join in before the service at 9:30 a.m. at the front of the sanctuary.
Our summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752

HMC EVENTS

All Summer Slam VBS leaders are asked to attend a meeting today following the service in Auditorium A/B. Lunch will be provided.

August 20 is Building Connections Sunday! Bring along some finger food to share and plan to stay after the service for a time of food and fellowship.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

Youth, do you sing or play an instrument and have a heart for worship? Mike Harloff is hoping to build a youth team to help with Sunday morning worship. If you’re interested or have questions, please connect with Mike at mikeharloff@hotmail(dot)com

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you for investing in our Summer Slam VBS ministry! Because of the generosity of this congregation, the snack list has been filled! Please remember that grapes and apples need to be dropped off on Sunday, August 20 – all other items can be dropped off any time during regular office hours. There is a labelled box in the main kitchen.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Joanne Koeslag on the passing of her husband, Herman – brother of Marie & Klaas Inthof. Please remember the family in your prayers as they grieve. A Celebration of Life is being held at HMC today with visitation at 1:00 and a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m.

Please pray for Jim Camm who began treatment this week for lung cancer.

Please pray for Bob Crawford who has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and is beginning his treatment.

Please pray for June Lamont as she undergoes cancer treatment.

Please pray for Rick Pake who has just been diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus.

Please remember Chuck Fletcher in your prayers as he recovers from a surgery on his elbow.

Please pray for Natalya McDougall who has been in the hospital. Pray that doctor’s determine what’s wrong and find a successful treatment.

Please pray for Nate, grandson of Jim and Marg Camm, who is experiencing some health issues.

Pray for the doctors overseeing the care of all these congregants, for their families, that they will know God’s peace, and for us as their church family, that we would know how to support each and every one of them.

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 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

BULLETIN – August 6, 2017

The Church Office will be Closed on Monday, August 7 due to the Civic holiday.
Prayer is still happening! Plan to join in before the service at 9:30 a.m. at the front of the sanctuary.

Our summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752

Because of this shift in office hours, if you require anything to be included in the weekly bulletin, this information must be submitted to the church office no later than Wednesday at noon. Thank you for your understanding.

HMC EVENTS

All committee head leaders are asked to attend a meeting today following the service in the upper room. A light lunch will be provided.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

There’s still time! If you’re thinking about being a volunteer on the Summer Slam VBS team this year, let Pastor Amos or Marie know and mark your calendar for a leaders meeting on Sunday, August 13 after the service in Auditorium A/B. Lunch will be provided.

—Please save your old newspapers for Summer Slam crafts. These can be dropped off at the office during office hours.—

Summer Slam Snacks! Once again, we’re asking for your help to fill up the snack coffers for the week of Summer Slam VBS. See the list on the table in the foyer and sign up to donate an item.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

PRAYER REQUESTS

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 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

BULLETIN – July 23, 2017

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

Our summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752

Because of this shift in office hours, if you require anything to be included in the weekly bulletin, this information must be submitted to the church office no later than Wednesday at noon. Thank you for your understanding.

HMC EVENTS

All committee head leaders are asked to attend a meeting on Sunday, July 30 following the service in the upper room. A light lunch will be provided.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

Marcia Burt has begun a G2G Bible Study group on Wednesday mornings at :00, working through ‘The Life You’ve Always Wanted’ by John Ortberg. Please connect with her if you’re interested or have questions.

There’s still time! If you’re thinking about being a volunteer on the Summer Slam VBS team this year, let Pastor Amos or Marie know and mark your calendar for a leaders meeting on Sunday, August 13 after the service in Auditorium A/B. Lunch will be provided.

—Please save your old newspapers for Summer Slam crafts. These can be dropped off at the office during office hours.—

Summer Slam Snacks! Once again, we’re asking for your help to fill up the snack coffers for the week of Summer Slam VBS. See the list on the table in the foyer and sign up to donate an item.
We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

OTHER EVENTS

Women at the Well is a women’s retreat being held on October 14-15 at the Guelph Bible Conference Grounds. Early Bird registration ends July 28. Pick up a brochure in the foyer and get signed up before the deadline!

PRAYER REQUESTS

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.

Please pray for the crew going on the bus trip to the Blue Jays game on Saturday. Pray for safety and a great time of connection and relationship building.

There is a booklet of prayer requests specific to the needs of HMC 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

BULLETIN – July 16, 2017

We continue to raise money to pay for our roof repair. As of Friday, July 14, we have raised a total of $51,900.62 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.

Our summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752

Because of this shift in office hours, if you require anything to be included in the weekly bulletin, this information must be submitted to the church office no later than Wednesday at noon. Thank you for your understanding.

HMC EVENTS

Today is Building Connections Sunday! Plan to stick around after the service to enjoy our Strawberry Social!

All committee head leaders are asked to attend a meeting on Sunday, July 30 following the service in the upper room. A light lunch will be provided.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

Marcia Burt is hosting a new G2G Bible Study group on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 beginning on July 19. The group will be working through ‘The Life You’ve Always Wanted’ by John Ortberg. Please connect with her if you’re interested or have questions.

We have a need for cookies and squares. If you’re able to donate a couple dozen, please drop them off at the church by Thursday, July 20.

There’s still time! If you’re thinking about being a volunteer on the Summer Slam VBS team this year, let Pastor Amos or Marie know and mark your calendar for a leaders meeting on Sunday, August 13 after the service in Auditorium A/B. Lunch will be provided.

—Please save your old newspapers for Summer Slam crafts. These can be dropped off at the office during office hours.—

Summer Slam Snacks! Once again, we’re asking for your help to fill up the snack coffers for the week of Summer Slam VBS. See the list on the table in the foyer and sign up to donate an item.

We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Graham Burt and Robyn Ikert who were married yesterday in Waterloo! May God bless you as you being your journey together.

Congratulations to Pastor Connie who became a grandmother on July 5 when her daughter Rebecca and husband Joshua welcomed little Rhea Constance!

PRAYER REQUESTS

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 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

Bulletin – July 9, 2017

We continue to raise money to pay for our roof repair. As of Friday, July 7, we have raised a total of $51,525.62 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.

Our summer office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays. To reach a pastor on those days, please use the Pastoral Care Line 519-379-1752
Because of this shift in office hours, if you require anything to be included in the weekly bulletin, this information must be submitted to the church office no later than Wednesday at noon. Thank you for your understanding.

HMC EVENTS

Men, consider joining in with the Men In Action G2G as they work through the Prodigal God study by Tim Keller. Thursday nights at 7:00 in the portable.

Next Sunday is Building Connections Sunday (July 16). Plan to stick around after the service (and bring something to contribute) for a Strawberry Social!

A bus will be going to Toronto to take in a Blue Jay’s game this summer. Mark your calendars for July 29. The $50 tickets are available in the foyer and today is the last day to register so be sure to stop by the table today and sign up! (Please be sure not to bring any nuts or nut products with you on the bus.)

All committee head leaders are asked to attend a meeting on Sunday, July 30 following the service in the upper room. A light lunch will be provided.

Summer Slam VBS ‘Love Your Neighbour’ will be August 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon for children in SK-grade 6. Forms are available in the foyer. We also now offer online registration through our website! Follow the U18 links below the MINISTRIES button in the main menu.

OPPORTUNITIES

There’s still time! If you’re thinking about being a volunteer on the Summer Slam VBS team this year, let Pastor Amos or Marie know and mark your calendar for a leaders meeting on Sunday, August 13 after the service in Auditorium A/B. Lunch will be provided.

—Please save your old newspapers for Summer Slam crafts. These can be dropped off at the office during office hours.—

Summer Slam Snacks! Once again, we’re asking for your help to fill up the snack coffers for the week of Summer Slam VBS. See the list on the table in the foyer and sign up to donate an item.
We are looking for volunteers to join our tech crew! If you’d be willing to sit in the sound booth once a month and run the computer (song, announcement, and sermon slides) please let the church office know.

WORDS OF THANKS

Thank you to the tireless group of volunteers who regularly give of their time to take care of our lawn and flower beds. Your work does not go unnoticed. Thanks for keeping our outdoor space tidy and attractive!

PRAYER REQUESTS

Our Condolences to Betty Viner and the family of Glen Sickel who passed away on July 2. Please pray for everyone as they grieve.

Our Condolences to Bruce and Maggie Edington on the loss of Bruce’s uncle on July 3 and the passing of Maggie’s brother, Walter. Please pray for the family as they navigate this time of grief.

Our Condolences to the family of Harvey Mitchell who passed away on July 3. Please remember them in your prayers as they mourn their loss.

Our Condolences to the Fletcher and Allen families on the passing of Rob Fletcher on July 6. Please pray for his wife, Hope, parents Chuck & Carol, and his daughter Tiffany, her husband Joe and their children as they share in their grief together.

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.

Please pray for Pastor Amos who will be at Camp Mishewah for another week, serving in the children’s program. Pray for safe travels, and that the family would find time to relax and enjoy the camp experience.

There is a booklet of prayer requests specific to the needs of HMC 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