Weekly Calendar

rebecca Announcements

In response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, NSMC will not meet at the Civic Center for worship until further notice. Please stay safe!

Sunday, November 15

  • 10:00am Zoom gathering time
  • 10:30am Worship via Zoom (contact Anne for details on how to join the Zoom worship)
  • 7:00pm NSMC Music Hour hosted by Jim (contact Anne for details on how to join)

Tuesday, November 17

  • 7:00pm Informal Zoom fellowship time (contact Anne for details on how to join the Zoom gathering)

Wednesday, November 18

  • 12:00pm Deadline to submit images for photo essay Lines
  • 7:00pm Zoom Bible Study on the Gospel of John, hosted by Ric (contact Anne for details on how to join the Zoom Bible Study)

Friday, November 20

  • 4:00-6:00pm Come-and-Go Women’s Coffee (contact Patty for details on how to join the Zoom gathering)

Sunday, November 22

  • 10:00am Zoom gathering time
  • 10:30am Worship via Zoom (contact Anne for details on how to join the Zoom worship)
  • 7:00pm NSMC Music Hour hosted by Jim (contact Anne for details on how to join)

Mennonite Church USA has partnered with Mennonite Mission Network’s Peace and Justice Support Network and Mennonite Central Committee in Mennonites Against Militarism, an initiative to provide new resources to reinvigorate our collective voice against the destructive powers of militarism. Read more: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/news/mennonites-against-militarism/

For “Voices Together,” Shannon Dycus, Bradley Kauffman, and Katie Graber look at the critical role of intercultural competency in the development of the new hymnal in their essay, “Voices Together #801, ‘I’m gonna eat at the welcome table.’” https://www.mennoniteusa.org/menno-snapshots/voices-together-welcome-table/

Immigration Justice—Radical Hospitality: “I hope that you can slow things down just enough to listen…to see the Friday night lights, smell the BBQ and worship in one of our churches,” writes Felipe Hinojosa, associate professor and author, in his blog, “Shake loose your misconceptions about borderland communities.”  https://www.mennoniteusa.org/menno-snapshots/shake-loose/

When a major league baseball player refused to “take a knee” on Opening Day because he was a Christian, Gulf States Mennonite Conference Moderator Mike Clymer reflected on his own faith and motivation for kneeling. Read his blog, “I kneel,” at https://www.mennoniteusa.org/menno-snapshots/i-kneel/

Creation Care Tip of the Week

Work With Your Local Government to Sponsor a Recycling Event for Electronics or Hazardous Waste

With the holidays coming, new electronics are likely to be under the tree. Make room for the new by safely recycling the old. Too much on your plate? See if an event like this already exists in your community and attend! ​