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.


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.


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


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.