Weekly Calendar

Rebecca K Announcements

As we emerge from the pandemic, NSMC will have one in-person/hybrid worship service per month on the second Sunday of the month. Our next in-person service will be Sunday, August 8.

Sunday, July 18

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

Tuesday, July 20

  • 7:00pm Zoom Informal Gathering (contact Anne for details on how to join)

Wednesday, July 21

  • 7:00pm Zoom Bible Study led by Ric (contact Anne for details on how to join)

Friday, July 23

  • 4:00pm Zoom Women’s Coffee hosted by Patty (contact Patty for details on how to join)

Sunday, July 25

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

Menno Haven has two urgent ministry opportunities, as outlined in this flyer.

The Mennonite Church USA Women in Leadership’s new Bible-based curriculum, “Laboring Toward Wholeness: A Training on Dismantling Patriarchy,” is now available. This curriculum centers the experiences of women of color and challenges the church to live out faith by embracing the gifts that women have to offer. Read more about the curriculum here: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/news/dismantling-patriarchy

Are you excited to use the Mennonite Church USA Women in Leadership’s new Bible-based curriculum, “Laboring Toward Wholeness: A Training on Dismantling Patriarchy,” but don’t know where to start? Watch this webinar, featuring the authors of this curriculum, to get started: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/training-dismantling-patriarchy.

Please pray for the congregations and leaders of South Central Mennonite Conference as they gather for their annual assembly on July 23-25.

In the 18 years since Arloa Bontrager became the Servant Project coordinator for the Mennonite Church USA convention, 23,533 people have served through 420 local agencies during convention. Read her reflection on her experience in her blog, “Shattering stereotypes through service”: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/shattering-stereotypes-through-service

Read a Book Concerning Creation Care

We recommend titles by members of the Creation Justice community, including:

  • 50 Ways to Help Save the Earth: How You and Your Congregation Can Make a Difference by Rev. Rebecca Barnes of Presbyterian Church (USA), who is also our board president. 
  • Creation as Sacrament: Reflections on Ecology and Spirituality by Fr. John Chryssavgis of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis by Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas of the Episcopal Church and Rev. Dr. Leah Schade of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change by Rev. Jim Antal of the United Church of Christ

A little bit of humor from actual church signs, courtesy of Jim

We are not Dairy Queen, but we have great Sundays.