Weekly Calendar

Rebecca K Announcements

Sunday, October 17

  • 9:30am Zoom worship (contact Anne for details on how to join)
    • Message topic: Food and Farming
    • Speaker: Nathan Aaberg
  • 10:30am Zoom sermon discussion
  • 7:00pm Zoom NSMC Music Hour (contact Jim for details on how to join)

Thursday, October 21

  • 7:00pm Bible Study (contact Anne for info on how to join)

Sunday, October 24

  • 9:30am Hybrid worship (In person plus Zoom)
    • Message topic: Creation Advocacy
    • Speakers: Faith in Place
  • 10:30am Hybrid sermon discussion
  • 7:00pm Zoom NSMC Music Hour (contact Jim for details on how to join)

We are fortunate to have Nathan Aaberg as a guest speaker this Sunday. Nathan has a blog entitled “Whole Faith, Living Earth” with thought-provoking blog posts about the intersection of faith and creation.

This Tuesday, Oct. 19, faith formation leaders are invited to join Mennonite Church USA’s Shana Peachey Boshart and a panel of faith formation leaders, as they discuss “Pause: Play, Breathe, Pray,” the interactive, devotional card deck that the Faith Formation ministry of Mennonite Church USA released earlier this year. Register for this week’s Faith Formation Roundtable here: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/ff-roundtables-register

Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada and Herald Press have once again partnered to provide Mennonites with a “Common Read,” a shared reading experience focused on specific books written to nurture Christian faith in this cultural moment. This fall’s Common Read selection is “Tongue-Tied: Learning the Lost Art of Talking about Faith” by Sara Wenger Shenk. Read more about the Common Read here: https://www.mennoniteusa.org/news/common-read-year2

If you have ever thought about finding a spiritual director, be sure to read Sally Weaver Glick’s blog, “Looking for a spiritual director?” In this blog, Weaver Glick showcases the Mennonite Spiritual Director Network website and explains how to begin the process of finding your own spiritual director. https://www.mennoniteusa.org/looking-for-spiritual-director

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Evaluate Coffee and/or Tea Habits

Do you use a reusable or disposable cup and filter? Do you use loose leaf tea or tea bags? Where does your beverage come from? Is it ethically sourced? If not, find out how you can make the sustainable switch.        

Contact Your Bank About Fossil Fuel Investments

You may not know it, but your money may be funding the fossil fuel industry. Large, well-known banks invest about a trillion dollars every year in the companies that are wreaking havoc on our environment. Move your money to a community development bank or a credit union and contact your former bank to tell them why you changed—and why they should too. Make your money work for the well-being of all.

The Problem with Toothbrushes

Every plastic toothbrush ever made worldwide since the 1930’s still exists today. Plastic doesn’t go away, but you can go away from plastic. Switch to bamboo. Learn more at brushwithbamboo.com.

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

Tonight: Texas Hold’em. Sunday: Evils of gambling.