Bulletin

June 28, 2020
Welcome

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements TBA
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Dave (Duke) Dissette

  Closing      

Announcements:

No Sunday Service here next week; Due to half of our congregation being at Beaver Camp we will not have church here on July 5th. This maybe a good opportunity to see if you can check out another church or online service.


New Email Address; Dave and Keisha Schmidt have a new email address, davekeisha4@gmail.com. Please make the change in your church directory.

Celebration of Church Life 2021; Save the date for the next Celebration of Church Life, LMC congregations will gather on March 19-20, 2021 at Petra Church in New Holland, PA. The event will feature worship, prayer options, a plenary speaker, seminars, lunch, and an ice cream social.

June Church Council Minutes are in your mailboxes.

Do you have an announcement or other fun summer activities you would like to share in the bulletin? Please send to Lynn by Friday at 9 am. amcsecretary1924@gmail.com

             Week in Brief:

Tuesday, 6:30 Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 Men’s Bible Study
Thurs-Sun Beaver Camp Retreat

                           Future Dates to Remember:

July 14th, 6:30 Church Council Meeting

Announcements:

Fun Pandemic Activity Ideas;
Make a time capsule.
Find a small box, and then walk around your house gathering items that represent the reality of your present-day life: A newspaper or magazine, photographs, recent receipts, last week’s grocery store list, letters or greeting cards, and so on. You could even include a flash drive with photos or a video you and your family make for your “future selves” to watch. Put it all in the box, tape it up securely, and write a date on the outside saying when you’re allowed to open it — say, 10 or 15 years from now. You’ll probably have fun compiling a slice of your daily life, and you’ll enjoy reflecting on those items in the future even more, when your lives and the world have changed.


Try Geocaching.
Part outdoor adventure, part treasure hunt, Geocaching — hiking in search of hidden “caches” you can track by their GPS coordinates — is one of our family’s favorite frugal activities. If you have a GPS device or a smartphone, you don’t need to buy anything else to get started.


Just visit Geocaching.com and type in your home address (or the address where you plan to be walking or hiking), and you’ll likely find a few geocaches stashed in the area. Pick one, add the coordinates to your GPS (or just use the app on your smartphone), and head out the door, letting your device serve as a treasure map.

Do some amateur stargazing.
Go outside on a clear evening, preferably away from city lights, and look up at the sky. Use some handy star maps or an app such as SkyView Free to know what you’re looking at. Spread out some blankets on the ground, lay flat on your back, stare upwards, and realize how magnificent the universe is around you.


Make Christmas gifts in advance.
If you know already that some people will be on your Christmas list, why not spend some time now making them interesting and thoughtful gifts and saving yourself some money over the long haul? Make them some homemade soap, some homemade hot chocolate mix, and maybe a bottle of homemade beer as a gift. Prepare all of these items, then go ahead and box and wrap them, since they’ll stay good for months.
Not only is the gift less expensive than what you’d spend at your local department store, it’s also more thoughtful, and it’ll save you time during the harried Christmas season.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Secretary 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

June 21, 2020
Welcome

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Dave Schmidt
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Eldership Video series
By Shawn Otto
Closing

Week in Brief
Monday, 6:30 Church Council Meeting
Tuesday, 6:30 Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 Men’s Bible Study

                           Future Dates to Remember

July 2 – 5, 2019 Beaver Camp Retreat

Announcements:
Congratulations to the Chmiel family on the birth of their 1st child, Gabriella Joyce on June 1st @ 4:08pm weighting 7lbs 13ozs and 21” long. Kellie, Mark and baby are all doing well and wanted to thank everyone for their prayers, cards and gifts of well wishes. They are feeling abundantly blessed! And, on a side note; Gabriella’s Nonna Lynn is over the moon thrilled with God’s beautiful blessing!

LMC holds a virtual prayer gathering the 1st Monday of the month. Everyone is welcome, the next one is July 6th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Join us via zoom meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88177818827
Meeting ID 881 7781 8827

LMC Fall Leadership Assembly – The Spring Leadership Assembly content will be moved to the Fall Leadership Assembly;
Saturday, September 26, 2020; at Capital Christian Fellowship in Lanham, MD. The seminar content, planned for Saturday, April 4, 2020, at CCL, as possible, will be moved to CCL next year, scheduled for
March 19-20, 2021 at Petra Church. Save the date!

Leaders and Emerging Leaders,
LMC has worked with Rosedale Bible College and CMC (Conservative Mennonite Conference) to design a ministry training program through distance learning. The result is Training in Ministry or TiM. The courses use the newest online strategies for securing successful distance learning. In September 2020, the first two courses are offered: Shawn, Otto, Congregational Counseling Troy Landis, Discipling Others Winter term, the following classes are offered: Monica Jefferson, Spiritual Formation Preston Yoder, Congregational Care These classes earn undergraduate credit. Rosedale Bible College has scheduled two virtual Open Houses to learn more about the program.
Saturday, June20: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84715357579?pwd=aWwxZjN2bkp4cGZibEZQOWtOdEs1dz09 For more information contact Brinton Rutherford at brutherford@lmcchurches.org.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Secretary 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

March 15, 2020
Welcome
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand (Isaiah 41:10). Let these words of assurance from our Heavenly Father encourage and comfort your heart today regardless of what you are facing this week. Choose to rest in Him. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Brad Baer
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.


The alter flowers were provided today by Ken Eicheldinger.
You were greeted this morning by the Kevin Kipfer Family.

*Greeters and offering flowers are needed each week. If you can help in either of these ways it would be greatly appreciated. There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30–8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study
March 20-22 Men’s Work Week-end Beaver Camp

Dates to Remember:
April 3-4 LMC Celebration of Church Life
April 4th GIC Easter EGGstravaganza
July 2-5 Beaver Camp Retreat
Sept. 26th CCAM Fall Bazaar

Announcements:

With the CoronaVirus now becoming an epidemic we as a church council want you to feel welcome to modify your greetings to verbally rather than shaking hands to help minimize risks. Feel free to use the hand sanitizers that have been made available.

Julie has sent a new update from Uganda. You will find a copy in your mailboxes today.

Some information that maybe useful; AffordableCollegesOnline.org has developed open-use guides to theology degrees. This series is rich with information that Alden’s students need to know to succeed, covering core sections such as courses, job outlook, related organizations, and more.
Christian College Overview – https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/theology-schools/
Financial Aid Resources – https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/financial-aid/financial-aid-for-online-colleges/

Beaver Camp is Hiring for the 2020 Summer Season: Love to work with people in an outdoor setting? We are looking for maintenance, lifeguard and kitchen help. Get all the details at beavercamp.org or call 315-376-2640.

YOU and your family are invited to Grace In Community Church’s Easter EGGstravaganza, on Sat. April 4th 11am to 1pm. They will have a waffle bar for the whole family to enjoy; an indoor egg hunt for kids ages 10 and under; eggcellent crafts to create; and giveaways for everyone! Join them and spread the word!

CompassCare is having a Walk for Life on Saturday May 2nd in Delaware Park. 9:00am registration, walk starts at 10:00am. If you have any interest in this walk you can find more info at; www.compasscarewalk.com

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

March 8, 2020
Welcome
I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord (Ps. 27:13-14). We serve a faithful God who promises good things to those who love Him. Look for the ways that God is working faithfully in your life. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Nate Schlabach
Today’s Sermon;
What We Believe
Holy Spirit
Closing

Adult Sunday School not meeting today

Fellowship Lunch 11:00 a.m.

The alter flowers were provided today by Ken Eicheldinger.

*Greeters and offering flowers are needed each week. If you can help in either of these ways it would be greatly appreciated. There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer. Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30–8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study
March 8-14 MDS Mission Trip to W.V. w/ CCAM

Dates to Remember:
March 20-22 Men’s Work Week-end Beaver Camp
April 3-4 LMC Celebration of Church Life
April 4th GIC Easter EGGstravaganza
July 2-5 Beaver Camp Retreat
Sept. 26th CCAM Fall Bazaar

Announcements:

Fellowship Lunch – today immediately after the service; Please join us for some enjoyable conversation and a delicious meal.

There is a Kids Table set up for the little ones by the sound booth. There you will find different activities to keep their little hands busy during the Sunday service and also a snack if they may need one.

YOU and your family are invited to Grace In Community Church’s Easter EGGstravaganza, on Sat. April 4th 11am to 1pm. They will have a waffle bar for the whole family to enjoy; an indoor egg hunt for kids ages 10 and under; eggcellent crafts to create; and giveaways for everyone! Join them and spread the word!


The Holy Spirit: Dew
I will be like the dew to Israel.
Hosea 14:5
The Holy Spirit is Dew who can refresh your spirit with His presence today. Feel Him! He is Dew, coming gently to leave refreshment, even when you can’t see with your physical eyes. Do you feel the spiritual moisture? He is Dew who leaves your spiritual face damp when it’s not raining. Experience Him! He is Dew, coming silently, invisibly and softly; let His presence work in your life.
Lord, be Dew to refresh me when I’m tired. The unsaved don’t understand spirituality, nor do they believe in You. Be Dew to moisten my arid soul, to refresh my spirit this day.
The Holy Spirit is Dew to reinvigorate your vision; open up your soul to see more things from God. He is Dew to reignite those who are about to give up the battle; let Him re-equip you for spiritual warfare. He is Dew to reinvigorate those who quit working. He can reenlist you this day. He is Dew, like the early morning dampness that makes the grass and plants grow, even when there’s no rain. Let Him be Dew who gives you new purpose in life.
Go Deeper: Hosea 14
The Holy Spirit refreshes our hearts like morning dew.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

March 1, 2020
Welcome
I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord (Ps. 27:13-14). We serve a faithful God who promises good things to those who love Him. Look for the ways that God is working faithfully in your life. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Joe Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message David Baker
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30–8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study
Sat – daylight savings time – Remember to set your clocks ahead 1 hour!

Dates to Remember:
March 8th Fellowship Lunch
March 8-14 MDS Mission Trip to W.V. w/ CCAM
March 20-22 Men’s Work Week-end Beaver Camp
April 3-4 LMC Celebration of Church Life
July 2-5 Beaver Camp Retreat
Sept. 26th CCAM Fall Bazaar

Announcements:
Elder Nomination Forms are DUE TODAY – There are extra nomination forms by the mailboxes. Please, fill one out and return to Kevin Kipfer’s mailbox before you leave today.

  • If you are unsure on “membership” just turn in your suggestion and council will check on eligibility, any further questions please feel free to see anyone on church council.

Fellowship Lunch – Next Sunday – March 8th; This is a time for us to draw closer to one another, enjoy conversation and a delicious meal, as a church family. Please bring 2 dishes to share.

Please update in your directories; Living Free Ministries address has another address update, Please send any support for;
Malinda Martin to
Living Free Ministries
PO Box 184
Akron New York 14001

Welcome Rain; LMC Celebration of Church Life, April 3&4 Petra Church, New Holland, Pa. Join others in the LMC fellowship of churches for this two day annual assembly. The event is free and everyone is invited. People from all across LMC come together once a year to worship, to learn, to fellowship, and to celebrate what God is doing in our midst.

Hearts and Hands; “You’ve Gotta have Art Festival”. Clarence Presbyterian Church Saturday, March 7, 10 am — 4 pm & Sunday, March 8, 12 pm — 4 pm Proceeds to benefit Hearts and Hands • Featuring over 40 artists including Roycroft artisans: paintings, jewelry, pottery, glass, photography, textile
art, wood carvings • Free children’s art experience on Saturday
• Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks Available • $3 Admission per person, free for children 12 & under. 9675 Main Street Clarence(next to Clarence High School) For more information contact:gottahaveart@clarencepresby.org
www.gottahaveartfestival.com 716-759-8396

Men’s work week-end at Beaver Camp: March 20-22 we are planning a weekend up at camp for just the guys. We will be doing some needed work around camp, fellowshipping together, enjoying the beauty of camp in the winter and just having some fun! If you would like to join us, see Kevin for details.

Jesus is Coming, Sandi Meyers has tickets available for this upcoming movie, on Saturday April 11th, the 12:55 pm showing at Regal Theater, Transit Road. Jesus is coming is from the Sight and Sound production “Jesus”. If interested give Sandi a call ASAP, 585-902-6018 Tickets are $15, only a few left.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

February 23, 2020
Welcome
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand (Isaiah 41:10). Let these words of assurance from our Heavenly Father encourage and comfort your heart today regardless of what you are facing this week. Choose to rest in Him. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Darwin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Dave Dissette
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

You were greeted today by Ruth Roth and Shirley Miller
Ruth Roth also provided the flowers for the service today.
Thank you ladies for serving today.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30–8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study

Dates to Remember:
March 8th Fellowship Lunch
March 8-14 MDS Mission Trip to W.V. w/ CCAM
March 20-22 Men’s Work Week-end Beaver Camp
April 3-4 LMC Celebration of Church Life
July 2-5 Beaver Camp Retreat


Announcements:

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March 8th; This is a time for us to draw closer to one another, enjoy conversation and a delicious meal, as a church family. Please bring 2 dishes to share.

Jesus is Coming, Sandi Meyers has tickets available for this upcoming movie, on Saturday April 11th, the 12:55 pm showing at Regal Theater, Transit Road. Jesus is coming is from the Sight and Sound production “Jesus”. If interested give Sandi a call ASAP, 585-902-6018 Tickets are $15.

Please return Elder Nomination Forms to Kevin Kipfer’s mailbox by March 1st. If you are unsure on “membership” just turn in your suggestion and council will check on eligibility, any further questions please feel free to see anyone on church council.

Hearts and Hands; “You’ve Gotta have Art Festival”. Clarence Presbyterian Church Saturday, March 7, 10 am — 4 pm & Sunday, March 8, 12 pm — 4 pm Proceeds to benefit Hearts and Hands
• Featuring over 40 artists including Roycroft artisans:
paintings, jewelry, pottery, glass, photography, textile
art, wood carvings • Free children’s art experience on Saturday
• Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks Available • $3 Admission per person, free for children 12 & under. 9675 Main Street Clarence(next to Clarence High School) For more information contact:gottahaveart@clarencepresby.org
www.gottahaveartfestival.com 716-759-8396

Welcome Rain; LMC Celebration of Church Life, April 3&4 Petra Church, New Holland, Pa. Join others in the LMC fellowship of churches for this two day annual assembly. The event is free and everyone is invited. People from all across LMC come together once a year to worship, to learn, to fellowship, and to celebrate what God is doing in our midst.

Men’s work week-end at Beaver Camp: March 20-22 we are planning a weekend up at camp for just the guys. We will be doing some needed work around camp, fellowshipping together, enjoying the beauty of camp in the winter and just having some fun! If you would like to join us, see Kevin for details.

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Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

February 16, 2020
Welcome

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your
God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my
righteous right hand (Isaiah 41:10). Let these words of assurance from
our Heavenly Father encourage and comfort your heart today regardless
of what you are facing this week. Choose to rest in Him. The good
news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for
us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with
Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to
Him more fully today.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Brad Baer
Closing
Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship
service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in
room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30–8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study
Wed. 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting


Dates to Remember:


March 20-22 Men’s Work Week-end Beaver Camp
July 2-5 Beaver Camp Retreat
Announcements:

Elder Nomination Form is in today’s bulletin and extras are by the
mailbox’s. Please have them turned into Kevin Kipfer’s mailbox by March
1 st .


“Thank you to all those who took the time to send a birthday card to
Josephine Kipfer.  She was very blessed by the over 100 cards that she
received!!” – The Kipfer family


Men’s work week-end at Beaver Camp: March 20-22 we are planning a
weekend up at camp for just the guys. We will be doing some needed
work around camp, fellowshipping together, enjoying the beauty of camp
in the winter and just having some fun! If you would like to join us, see
Kevin for details.
Needed: Greeters and Offering Flowers. If you are able to help in any of
these areas please see Lynn or sign up on the signup sheet in the foyer.

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Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

February 9, 2020
Welcome
Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from sin. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me (Ps. 51: 1-2, 10). May you experience God’s grace and restoration as you worship with us this morning. Open your heart to God and he will meet you on your journey. We believe that Jesus has restored us to God and invite you to join us in following Him.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Stephanie and Worship team
Message Brad Baer
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.

Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.


Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study

Dates to Remember:
Sunday Feb. 16th 4pm(?) Foster/Adoptive Group meets in fellowship hall
Tue. Feb 18th 6:30 pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:
Thank You, I so appreciated everyone’s kindness and help to keep things running smoothly here at church while I was away visiting Julie in Uganda. I will say it again… I am so blessed to have such a wonderful church family!!! Love you all, Lynn

Needed: Greeters and Offering Flowers. If you are able to help in any of these areas please see Lynn or sign up on the signup sheet in the foyer.

Alden Mennonite Church
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Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

January 26, 2020
Welcome
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand (Isaiah 41:10). Let these words of assurance from our Heavenly Father encourage and comfort your heart today regardless of what you are facing this week. Choose to rest in Him. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through this blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Darwin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Dave Dissette
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.


Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study Future
2/1 Ladies event at CCAM ~ 6:30-8:30pm


Dates to Remember:
12/30-2/6 Lynn will not be in the office


Announcements:

Beaver Camp is hiring! Love to cook, enjoy people and looking for seasonal work? Then consider becoming a cook at Beaver Camp. Contact Marcia Ortlieb at 315-376-2640 or toddandmarcia@beavercamp.org for details.


New summer opportunity with Mennonite Mission Network; o Announcing Summer 2020 Youth Venture (ages 15-22) locations for Benin, Colombia, Spain, Peru, Israel, and the USA! Join a team of young people to serve, learn, worship, and build relationships in local communities around the world. Discover and experience God’s work in the world! o Are you a Mission Network alum (including COM, CHM, MBM)? Join the Mar. 7-14 “Service, Learning and Civil Rights” tour in Mississippi!

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

January 19, 2020
Welcome
The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. The Lord is faithful to all his promises and loving toward all he has made (Ps. 145:9, 13b). We are a body of believers who trust that Jesus loves us and faithfully works in our lives. It is our desire that you would experience, in our service today, the love, comfort and encouragement that Jesus offers each of us. If you are unsure about what it means to be reconciled to God, it would be our delight to talk with you about that

Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Nate Schlabach
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.


Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study Future


Dates to Remember:
2/1 Ladies event at CCAM ~ 6;30-8:30pm
12/30-2/6 Lynn will not be in the office


Announcements:
Congratulations to the Boucher family. Melody and Jay welcome into the world a beautiful baby girl, Harper Rae on Sunday January 12th, weighing 5 lbs 7 oz. and 19 inches tall.
Congratulations to the new 1st time grandparents. Nate and Mary, God has blessed you with a new granddaughter to love and spoil. You two are going to be awesome at that job!


Cold and snow got you down? Choose to step out and make the best of winter! February 1st Ice Fishing Derby at Beaver Camp and three amazing winter camps in February to choose from! Details are at beavercamp.org or call 315-376-2640

Beaver Camp is hiring! Love to cook, enjoy people and looking for seasonal work? Then consider becoming a cook at Beaver Camp. Contact Marcia Ortlieb at 315-376-2640 or toddandmarcia@beavercamp.org for details.


CCAM WILL BE HOSTING, a women’s ministry event on Sat., Feb. 1st, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. with guest speaker, Jennifer Ford Berry. Jennifer is an organizational expert, best-selling author, host of the 29-minute Mom podcast, and national speaker and promoter of God’s plan. LADIES OF ALL AGES are invited to come to our church building as she shares about organizing your life to live on purpose, breaking free from clutter, prioritizing your life, and giving back to the world. Please feel free to invite your friends and neighbors. This is a “give as you are able” event. Courtesy RVSP to ccamcares@gmail.com or 716-542-9927.


New summer opportunity with Mennonite Mission Network; o Announcing Summer 2020 Youth Venture (ages 15-22) locations for Benin, Colombia, Spain, Peru, Israel, and the USA! Join a team of young people to serve, learn, worship, and build relationships in local communities around the world. Discover and experience God’s work in the world! o Are you a Mission Network alum (including COM, CHM, MBM)? Join the Mar. 7-14 “Service, Learning and Civil Rights” tour in Mississippi!

Alden Mennonite Church
Guest Card

Date: January 19, 2020
Name ________
Address____________________
City ____________
State, Zip____________________
Phone __________
E-mail __________

Please check the applicable box:
 First time visitor
 Returning visitor
 Would like to know more about Alden Mennonite Church
 New to area
 Would like a visit or call
 Would like to know more about being a Christian

I would like more information on… ______________________________________________________________________________

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

January 5, 2020
Welcome

Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord (Joshua 24:15). With a new year upon us, it is a good time to affirm once again our desire to be a follower of Jesus or perhaps decide to do so for the first time. The good news is that Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy and be in right relationship with Him. Let us put our trust in Him, Praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Brad Baer

  Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study

Future Dates to Remember:
Jan. 8th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting
12/30-2/6 Lynn will not be in the office

Announcements:
Wow Don and I were overwhelmed with the number of cards sent to us for our 50th anniversary! Thank you all for the kind words and blessings that you sent. We love you all and are so blessed to be a part of the family of God! Happy New Year! May God continue to bless each one of you and also our church as we ask for His direction and strength for this new year!

Greetings from Uganda! Thank you every one for the prayers for safe travels. Paul and I got to Julie on Jan. 1st, it was a long trip and we are a bit jet lagged, but very happy to be here safely. Blessings to all for a Happy New Year see you in Feb.! Lynn (=

The D.O.G. Committee is still looking for suggestions on possible candidates to fill the positions we will have open in 2020. There are extra forms by the mailboxes.

Dear Lord God,
Please help me to choose You today, above all else.
Help me to know how to follow You.
Please help me to be wise with how I spend my time and where I place my affections.
Remove any selfish ways that You see in me.
I pray that Your Holy Spirit will transform my character so that I will be more and more like my Lord Jesus.
Help me to hear and to discern Your voice today.
May my love for You be evident in the way that I live my life.
Please help me to have eyes to see Your Kingdom Come.
Throughout this day, may You be seen through me.
May You be honored in my attitudes, in my words, in my choices.
Please lead me, Lord, to the place where I can find You.
Lead me to the place where You dwell.
Help me to remember that it is You, Lord, who shows mercy…

So it is God who decides to show mercy.
We can neither choose it nor work for it.
Romans 9:16

In Jesus’ name I pray,
Amen.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

December 29, 2019
Welcome

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) Let us celebrate how great God is this morning! This is the time of year that we prepare for a New Year with family and friends. Use this time to look back at how wonderful God has been this year and focus on how to better serve Him in the next.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Darwin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Tim Schultz

Today’s Sermon;
Living by Faith
Hebrews 11: 8-10

  Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 31st & Wed. 1st Lynn will be traveling, anything that may need to be sent out via email these 2 days please contact Kevin or Brad.


Future Dates to Remember:
Jan. 8th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting
12/30-2/6 Lynn will not be in the office

Announcements:
Welcome Tim Schultz! We are so happy to have you worshiping and sharing with us this morning

Church Constitution ballots are due in today to Nate. There are extra’s by the mailbox’s if you need one.

The D.O.G. Committee is still looking for suggestions on possible candidates to fill the positions we will have open in 2020. There are extra forms by the mailboxes. .

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

December 22, 2019
Welcome

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and earth peace to those on whom his favor rest (Luke 3:14). May you experience his peace as you prepare for Christmas. Let our hearts enjoy the excitement that comes with the Advent season. Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us put our trust in him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.
Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Dan Schmidt

  Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.


Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

                   Week in Brief:    
Dec. 24th   6:00 pm              Christmas Eve Service @ Grace in Community
Dec. 24th   7:00 pm              Christmas Eve Service @ CCAM

Future Dates to Remember:
Jan. 8th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:

Welcome Schmidt family! Dan, Courtney, Ethan, Nathan and Evelyn , it is so nice having you back with us again, we have missed you!

Our Christmas Program is tonight at 6:30 pm. There is still time to participate! If you would like to present something this evening please see Andrew Kipfer after church this morning to let him know what you would like to share this evening. *Each family, please bring a plate of Christmas cookies to share following the program.


Church Constitution ballots are due back to Nate Schlabach’s mailbox by next Sunday 12/19.


Please remember to get your suggestions in to the D.O.G.committee for the church positions that we need to fill for 2020. There is extra forms by the mailboxes. Thank you.


Reminder: We meet every Sunday morning at 9:00 am to pray together before the church service. Please come join us.


Marlene Rodger’s would like to wish all her dear friends at AMC a very Merry Christmas and joyous New Year. She wants everyone to know that she misses them very much.

Alden Mennonite Church
Guest Card

Date: December 22, 2019
Name ________
Address____________________
City ____________
State, Zip____________________
Phone __________
E-mail __________

Please check the applicable box:
 First time visitor
 Returning visitor
 Would like to know more about Alden Mennonite Church
 New to area
 Would like a visit or call
 Would like to know more about being a Christian

I would like more information on… __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

December 15, 2019
Welcome

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and earth peace to those on whom his favor rest (Luke 3:14). May you experience his peace as you prepare for Christmas. Let our hearts enjoy the excitement that comes with the Advent season. Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us put our trust in him, praise Him and surrender our lives to Him more fully today.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Joe Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Dave Baker
Today’s Sermon;
“Waiting for God”
Isaiah 35:1-10
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

                   Week in Brief:           

Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:45 pm Men’s Bible Study

Future Dates to Remember:
Dec. 22nd 6:30 pm AMC Christmas Program
Dec. 24th 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service @ CCAM
Jan. 8th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:
There is a ballot in everyone’s mailbox’s today for proposed changes to our church constitution. Please fully read it over, pray on it and return it with your decision back to Nate Schlabach’s church mailbox by 12/29.

Our Christmas Program will be held on Sunday December 22rd at 6:30 pm. Andrew Kipfer is blessing us all this year by organizing this year’s Christmas program. Everyone is invited to participate by singing or playing a song, performing a skit, reading scripture or a poem, performing a dance, etc. to give honor and praise to the newborn King. Please contact Andrew if interested or mark your bulletin tab and put it in his mailbox if you would like to present something that evening.
Each family, please bring a plate of Christmas cookies to share following the program.
Reminder: We meet every Sunday morning at 9:00 am to pray together before the church service. Please come join us.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

December 8, 2019
Welcome

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples, For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods (Ps. 96: 1-4). We are a body of believers in Jesus who put our hope in God our Savior and praise him continually. It is our desire that you would experience, in our serve today, the love, comfort, and encouragement that Jesus offers each of us. If you are unsure about what it means to be reconciles to God, it would be our delight to talk with you about it.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Michael Reid
Executive Director of Seneca Gospel Mission
Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

                   Week in Brief:           

Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Men’s Bible Study
Wed. 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting

Future Dates to Remember:
Dec. 22nd 6:30 pm AMC Christmas Program
Dec. 24th 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service @ CCAM

Announcements:

We welcome Michael Reid this morning. Michael is the Executive Director of the Seneca Gospel Mission, in South Buffalo. It is nice to have you with us this morning, Micheal.
Our Christmas Program will be held on Sunday December 22rd at 6:30 pm. Andrew Kipfer is blessing us all this year by organizing this year’s Christmas program. Everyone is invited to participate by singing or playing a song, performing a skit, reading scripture or a poem, performing a dance, etc. to give honor and praise to the newborn King. Please contact Andrew if interested or mark your bulletin tab and put it in his mailbox if you would like to present something that evening.
Each family, please bring a plate of Christmas cookies to share following the program.
Reminder: We meet every Sunday morning at 9:00 am to pray together before the church service. Please come join us.
Please take note of the two insert’s in today’s bulletin. The DOG committee is looking for recommendations for possible candidates to fill 2020 church position openings.
There is a advent prayer calendar for you.

Julie Roll would like to thank everyone that has so graciously blessed her with donations for her parents to bring her on their upcoming visit to Uganda. Everyones love, support and prayers mean more to her than words could ever convey. Wishing you all a blessed Advent & Christmas season, and a New Year full of joy! <3, Julie
If anyone is still interested in donating to Julie: www.amazon.com%2Fhz%2Fwishlist%2Fls%2F10CJWATGTNLMO
Have donations mailed to Lynn by 12/21, 379 S. Woodside Dr. Alden NY 14004
Thank You!

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

December 1, 2019
Welcome

Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples, For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods (Ps. 96: 1-4). We are a body of believers in Jesus who put our hope in God our Savior and praise him continually. It is our desire that you would experience, in our serve today, the love, comfort, and encouragement that Jesus offers each of us. If you are unsure about what it means to be reconciles to God, it would be our delight to talk with you about it.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.

Welcome                           
Announcements                             Darwin Kipfer
Offering
Worship                                   Nate and Worship team
Message                                   Brad Baer                                                                                             Closing

Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

                   Week in Brief:           

Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Bible Study “Modern Israel” (11/12-12/3)
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Men’s Bible Study
Monday 7-9 pm Ladies Christmas Shopping Night @ GNC
Tuesday 4:30-7:30 pm POTC boutique & basket raffle
Friday 7:00 pm The Klassens in concert @ Lanc. Presb.

Future Dates to Remember:
Dec. 11th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting
Dec. 22nd 6:30 pm AMC Christmas Program
Dec. 24th 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service @ CCAM

Announcements:

AROMA proudly presents a Ladies Christmas Shopping Night on Monday Dec. 2nd, from 7:00-9:00 pm at Grace in Community, 11269 Broadway. Shop a variety of local venders-featuring ideal & unique Christmas gifts. Enjoy desserts from the Aroma café. Kick off the holiday season with fellowship and fun! Women of all ages are invited.

The Klassens will be performing at Lancaster Presbyterian Church on Fri. Dec. 6th @ 7:00 pm. Some of you may remember hearing them in concert before when they visited us here at AMC. There are some fliers by the mailboxes.

Looking for someone or a family to decorate the church for the Christmas holiday season. If you are interested in helping to bless your church and church family in this way please mark your bulletin tab or see Lynn Roll

“IT’S A WONDERFUL WORLD” basket raffle and small business boutique is being held at Peace of the City on Thursday, December 5th from 4:30 – 7:30- p.m., 370 Normal Ave, Buffalo, NY 14213. Every dollar raised this night goes back into Peace of the City and their mission to “love our neighbors as ourselves”. POTC has provided jobs to dozens of youth this past year, putting kids to work and providing job training in REAL TIME. This event helps sponsor their stipends for their youth employees.
Our Christmas Program will be held on Sunday December 22rd at 6:30 pm. Andrew Kipfer is blessing us all this year by organizing this year’s Christmas program. Everyone is invited to participate by singing or playing a song, performing a skit, reading scripture or a poem, performing a dance, etc. to give honor and praise to the newborn King. Please contact Andrew if interested or mark your bulletin tab and put it in his mailbox if you would like to present something that evening.
Each family, please bring a plate of Christmas cookies to share following the program.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

November 24, 2019
Welcome

I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom (Ps. 145: 1-3). Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us praise Him and surrender our lives to him more fully today.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message “Thanksgiving” Brad Baer,
Paulette Schmidt,
Kevin Kipfer
Closing
Adult Sunday School 11:00 a.m.
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Bible Study “Modern Israel” (11/12-12/3)
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Men’s Bible Study – Not Meeting this Week
Wed. 7:00 pm Thanksgiving Serves at Grace In Community
Future Dates to Remember:
Dec. 2nd 7-9 pm Ladies Christmas Shopping Night @ GNC
Dec 6th 7:00 pm The Klassens in concert @ Lanc. Presb.
Dec. 5th 4:30-7:30 pm POTC boutique & basket raffle
Dec. 11th 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:
Service of Thanksgiving; This Wednesday Nov. 27th, 7:00 pm at GNC. Come join your brothers and sisters in giving thanks to the Lord.

“This Thanksgiving we are thankful for the blessing of getting to know and work with all of you at AMC. We will continue to remember you in our thoughts and prayers that God will guide you and bless you richly. Love, Dave and Lois”

Please make this change in your church directory; for Dave and Lois Gehman, their zip code should be 19365, not 19265.

AROMA proudly presents a Ladies Christmas Shopping Night on Monday Dec. 2nd, from 7:00-9:00 pm at Grace in Community, 11269 Broadway. Shop a variety of local venders-featuring ideal & unique Christmas gifts. Enjoy desserts from the Aroma café. Kick off the holiday season with fellowship and fun! Women of all ages are invited.

The Klassens will be performing at Lancaster Presbyterian Church on Fri. Dec. 6th @ 7:00 pm. Some of you may remember hearing them in concert before when they visited us here at AMC. There are some fliers by the mailboxes.

Looking for someone or a family to decorate the church for the Christmas holiday season. If you are interested in helping to bless your church and church family in this way please mark your bulletin tab or see Lynn Roll

“IT’S A WONDERFUL WORLD” basket raffle and small business boutique is being held at Peace of the City on Thursday, December 5th from 4:30 – 7:30- p.m., 370 Normal Ave, Buffalo, NY 14213. Every dollar raised this night goes back into Peace of the City and their mission to “love our neighbors as ourselves”. POTC has provided jobs to dozens of youth this past year, putting kids to work and providing job training in REAL TIME. This event helps sponsor their stipends for their youth employees.

As LMC expands, end-of-year donations are important. Please consider a gift to support LMC mission and vision. To give go to LMCchurches.org There is more information in your mailboxes.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

November 17, 2019
Welcome

I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom (Ps. 145: 1-3). Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us praise Him and surrender our lives to him more fully today.
Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Joe Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Pastor Dave Gehman
Today’s Sermon;
“Worthy Is the Lamb!”
Revelation 5
Closing
Adult Sunday School No S.S. today

Fellowship Meal immediately following serve

Week in Brief:
Mon. Nov. 18th @ 7pm CoffeeNcouragement for all ladies @ Pat Baer’s
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Bible Study “Modern Israel” (11/12-12/3)
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Men’s Bible Study
Wed. 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting

Future Dates to Remember:
Wed. Nov. 27th @ 7pm Thanksgiving Serves at Grace In Community

Announcements:
We extend our sincere sympathy to the Schlaback family, on the passing of Mary’s brother; John. My God’s love and comfort be with you all through this difficult time.

“Modern Israel ~ Study and Discussion” on Tuesday evenings!

  • Bring your Bibles
  • 6:30-8:00 PM in room 2.
  • led by Don Schmidt

CoffeeNcouragement ~ All ladies are invited to Pat Baer’s Monday evening Nov. 18th @ 7:00 pm for a time of fellowship and encouragement. Lois Gehman will be with us. We hope you can come!

Dave Dissette will be leading a weekly Men’s Bible Study on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 in room 2. This Bible Study will have men from many different churches and all men are welcome, so come and bring a buddy along with you.

If you would like to help cover the shipping of the shoeboxes that the youth group is packing, you can make a check out to Alden Mennonite and mark OCC in the memo line. All donations are due by November 17th. If you would like to pack a shoebox individually, those are also due at church on November 17th.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

November 10, 2019
Welcome

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from sin. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me (Ps. 51: 1-2, 10). May you experience God’s grace and restoration as you worship with us this morning. Open your heart to God and he will meet you on your journey. We believe that Jesus has restored us to God and invite you to join us in following Him.
Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Pastor Dave Gehman
Today’s Sermon;
“Living in the Spirit”
Galatians 5:16-26
Closing
Adult Sunday School 11:00 am
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

You were greeted today by,
Ruth Roth & Shirley Miller
Ruth Roth provided the
alter flowers today.

*If you could help in either of these ways
There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Weekly Bible Study
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Bible Study “Modern Israel” (11/12-12/3)
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 6:30 pm Men’s Bible Study
Future Dates to Remember:
Sun. Nov. 17th Fellowship Meal
Mon. Nov. 18th @ 7pm CoffeeNcouragement for all ladies @ Pat Baer’s
Wed. Nov. 20th Church Council Meeting
Wed. Nov. 27th @ 7pm Thanksgiving Serves at Grace In Community

Announcements:

“Modern Israel ~ Study and Discussion” on Tuesday evenings!

  • Will start this week, Nov. 12th
  • Will run for 4 weeks
  • Bring your Bibles
  • 6:30-8:00 PM in room 2.
  • led by Don Schmidt

CoffeeNcouragement ~ All ladies are invited to Pat Baer’s Monday evening Nov. 18th @ 7:00 pm for a time of fellowship and encouragement. Lois Gehman will be with us. We hope you can come!

Dave Dissette will be leading a weekly Men’s Bible Study beginning on Wednesday the Nov.13th from 6:30-8:00 in room 2. This Bible Study will have men from many different churches and all men are welcome, so come and bring a buddy along with you.

Pam Millar will be collecting items for Operation Christmas Child until Nov. 17th. Small toys, school supplies or health items are the types of items needed but your welcome to bring anything that will fit in a shoebox. Shoe boxes are also needed. No Chocolate, toothpaste or liquids though.

Remember next Sunday we will be having a Fellowship Meal immediately after the service. Please bring 2 family size dishes to share.
If you would like to help cover the shipping of the shoeboxes that the youth group is packing, you can make a check out to Alden Mennonite and mark OCC in the memo line. All donations are due by November 17th. If you would like to pack a shoebox individually, those are also due at church on November 17th.

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950

dukdukkip@gmail.com

November 3, 2019
Welcome

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from sin. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me (Ps. 51: 1-2, 10). May you experience God’s grace and restoration as you worship with us this morning. Open your heart to God and he will meet you on your journey. We believe that Jesus has restored us to God and invite you to join us in following Him.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Darwin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Brad Baer
Closing
Adult Sunday School 11:00 am

                                   .                                                                                                                                                                                                     Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it.  The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

You were greeted today by Bob & Daisy Murray.
Ken & Patty Eicheldinger provided the alter flowers today.

*If you could help in either of these ways there is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Wed. 7:00 pm Church Council Meeting
Future Dates to Remember:
Sun. Nov. 17th Fellowship Meal
Wed. Nov. 20th Church Council Meeting
Wed. Nov. 27th @ 7pm Thanksgiving Serves at Grace In Community

Announcements:

Reminder ~ We will celebrate Oct. and Nov. birthdays after today’s service with some sweet treats and fellowship.
To all that have had a birthday in Oct. or will be having one in Nov.

If anyone would like to bring in items for Operation Christmas Child, I am going to try and send out 10 boxes this year. Small toys, school supplies or health items would be greatly appreciated. I also need some shoe boxes. Thanks Pam Millar

November 17th will be Pastor Dave’s and Lois’s last Sunday with us. Let’s gather together for a Fellowship Meal to enjoy their company just a little while longer and take a moment to let them know how much we have appreciated their serve to AMC. Please bring 2 family size dishes/dessert to share. We should be done with lunch and home in time for kick off for the Miami game!

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

October 27, 2019
Welcome

I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom (Ps. 145; 1-3). Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us praise Him and surrender our lives to him more fully today.


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Pastor Mark Sterlace
Welcome Mark,
We are so happy to have you with us today.


Closing
Adult Sunday School 11:00 am . Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

You were greeted today by
Brian & Pam Millar. They also provided the alter flowers today.

*If you could help in either of these ways there is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm 6 week study “What Lies Are We Believing?”
led by Don Schmidt
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group

Future Dates to Remember:
Sun. Nov.3rd Birthday Snacks
Wed. Nov. 6th Church Council Meeting
Sun. Nov. 17th Fellowship Meal
Wed. Nov. 20th Church Council Meeting
Wed. Nov. 27th @ 7pm Thanksgiving Serves at Grace In Community

Announcements:
If anyone would like to bring in items for Operation Christmas Child, I am going to try and send out 10 boxes this year. Small toys, school supplies or health items would be greatly appreciated. I also need some shoe boxes. Thanks Pam Millar

We will be having Birthday Snack fellowship the first Sunday of November.

November 17th will be Pastor Dave’s and Lois’s last Sunday with us. Let’s gather together for a Fellowship Meal to enjoy their company just a little while longer and take a moment to let them know how much we have appreciated their serve to AMC. Please bring 2 family size dishes/dessert to share. We should be done with lunch and home in time for kick off for the Miami game!

Thank You to Everyone that has helped with the lawn maintenance this season. From mowing, weed whacking, pulling weeds, to trimming bushes and trees. It truly takes many hard working hands and it is very much appreciated by ALL!

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

October 20, 2019
Welcome


Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Kevin Kipfer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Pastor Dave Gehman
Today’s Sermon:
“Learning to Love as Jesus Loved.”
Matthew 22:34-40
Closing
Adult Sunday School No S.S. today, due to . Fellowship Meal
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom (Ps. 145; 1-3). Christ reconciles us to the Father through his blood shed for us in order that we may be made holy. Let us praise Him and surrender our lives to him more fully today.

You were greeted today by Gini Erb.
The alter flowers were provided by Martha Miller today.

*If you could help in either of these ways there is a sign-up sheet in the foyer. Week in Brief:
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm 6 week study “What Lies Are We Believing?”
led by Don Schmidt
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group

Wed. Oct. 23rd – 7pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:
Pam Millar has a new email address, please make a note of it; PMillar574@gmail.com


New addresses to make note of in your Church Directory’s;
Marlene Rodgers 37 Parkway St, Silver Creek, NY 14136
Kellie & Mark Chmiel 4106 Deep Hollow Dr, Apt. 173 Raleigh NC 27612
Malinda & Roland Martin Donations to; Pastor Christ & Joanne Murray, 111 Locust Hill, Frankfort KY 40601 (same instructions that is already in our directory)

This upcoming week’s lawn mowing disciple is, Brad Baer . Thank you Brad, for your service to church and church family.

Alden Mennonite Church
Guest Card

Date: October 20, 2019
Name ________
Address____________________
City ____________
State, Zip____________________
Phone __________
E-mail __________

Please check the applicable box:
 First time visitor
 Returning visitor
 Would like to know more about Alden Mennonite Church
 New to area
 Would like a visit or call
 Would like to know more about being a Christian

Date: October 20, 2019

Name______________________

Participating in Church life:




Prayer Requests and Praises:


 Confidential
 Share with Congregation
 Share with Intercessors
Comments:


Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com

October 13, 2019
Welcome
Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from sin. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me (Ps. 51: 1-2, 10). May you experience God’s grace and restoration as you worship with us this morning. Open your heart to God and he will meet you on your journey. We believe that Jesus has restored us to God and invite you to join us in following Him.
Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Welcome
Announcements Brad Baer
Offering
Worship Nate and Worship team
Message Pastor Dave Gehman
Today’s Sermon:
“Renew us, O God.”
Psalm 51
Closing
Adult Sunday School No S.S. today, due to . church outing to Sprague Brook
Toddler Nursery Care through age 3 is provided throughout the worship service if you would like to make use of it. The nursery is located in room 3, adjacent to the foyer.

The alter flowers were provided by Martha Miller today.

Week in Brief:
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm 6 week study “What Lies Are We Believing?”
led by Don Schmidt
Tue. 6:30 – 8:00 pm Youth Group
Sun. Oct. 20th – Potluck Fellowship Meal

                           Future Dates to Remember:

Wed. Oct. 23rd – 7pm Church Council Meeting

Announcements:
Come on out THIS AFTERNOON and enjoy some time in God’s beauty, at Sprague Brook County Park. The park’s address – 9674 Foote Rd, Glenwood, NY. ( www.erie.gov › parks › sprague )
Pack a lunch or grab take out, bring your family and friends and join some of your other church family for lunch and fellowship. Then relax at shelter with others, drive through park enjoying God’s creation, Bike on or off road trails, or hike the trails.

Potluck Fellowship Meal – Sunday Oct 20th we will be sharing a meal together immediately after church. Please bring 2 family size dishes/dessert to share. (BTW-yes, there is a Bills home game; we shouldn’t have any trouble getting home in time for kick off!)
New addresses to make note of in your Church Directory’s;
Marlene Rodgers 37 Parkway St, Silver Creek, NY 14136
Kellie & Mark Chmiel 4106 Deep Hollow Dr, Raleigh NC 27612
Malinda & Roland Martin Donations to; Pastor Christ & Joanne Murray, 111 Locust Hill, Frankfort KY 40601 (same instructions that is already in our directory)


Check out the Bulletin Board; Christian Central Academy is hosting two college prep events in October; Reducing College Cost-10/16, and Spiritually Preparing for College-10/17 along with an Open House 10/22. More details on the bulletin board for those interested.

Don’t forget to get and read the book “A Change of Affection: A Gay Man’s Incredible Story of Redemption” written by Becket Cook. This is the book that Don will be discussing the last three weeks of his study, Oct. 15-29.

This upcoming week’s lawn mowing disciple is, Paul Roll . Thank you Paul, for your service to church and church family.

Alden Mennonite Church
Guest Card

Date: October 13, 2019
Name ________
Address____________________
City ____________
State, Zip____________________
Phone __________
E-mail __________

Please check the applicable box:
 First time visitor
 Returning visitor
 Would like to know more about Alden Mennonite Church
 New to area
 Would like a visit or call
 Would like to know more about being a Christian

I would like more information on… ______________________________________________________________________________

Contact Information
923 Two Rod Road, Alden NY 14004
www.aldenmennonite.org

Dave Gehman, Pastor 937-6977/C-484-459-8339 davelois2@verizon.net
Lynn Roll, Office Manager 937-6436/C-445-0578 amcsecretary1924@gmail.com
Emma Kipfer, Youth Director 585-902-0006 emmalenegk99@gmail.com
Brad Baer, Elder 542-5189 bsbaersden@yahoo.com
Kevin Kipfer, Elder 465-4950 dukdukkip@gmail.com