Arts & Crafts Fair 2016

THANK YOU, ONE AND ALL, for the cooperative effort during Arts and Crafts Fair weekend! Each gesture, financial or hands-on support, becomes a part of this whole experience. The weekend was indeed an opportunity to serve together with joy. Below are a few pictures of some of the many people that came together to pull off another great Arts & Crafts Fair weekend.

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Cinnamon Roll Making

On Saturday, September 10, some of our members gathered at the church to participate in the annual making and baking of cinnamon rolls for the Arts & Crafts Fair. Much fun was had as the church was filled with the delicious smell of cinnamon rolls in the air.

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Saturday Evening Prayers

Saturday evening prayers will be offered at 6:30 p.m. during the month of September starting with September 3. This brief prayer in the sanctuary will also be available in print and listed below to pray at your home if you are unable to be physically present. Click on the links to open the prayers. These prayers prepare our hearts for Sunday worship with each other and deepen our capacity to “Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy.”

Evening Prayer at FMC

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Peppernut Week!

We had a busy peppernut week July 18-22 and enjoyed having helpers of all ages. Check out these photos of some of our peppernut makers in action!

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Who am I?

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While cleaning out the pew pockets in the sanctuary, I found this picture of a young boy safely tucked away in one of the pockets. Click on the picture to enlarge. Can you help us solve the mystery of who this is? We’re curious how long he’s been hiding in our church. Judging from the clothes and quality of the picture, our guess is that he is now an adult. Please leave a comment or send a response to the FMC secretary, Becky at secretary@fmchillsboro.com. Thanks!

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Summer Party for Women of all ages & Kids

Women and kids are invited to a Summer Party, Wednesday evening, June 22 at the Kleibers’ farm starting at 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome too! We will have a wiener roast and s’mores at their fire pit. Asia Frye will be our speaker! Please sign-up on the bulletin board by Sunday, June 19 or contact the church office if you’re unable to come in to sign-up. Indicate how many women and how many kids will be attending with you. Bringing food is not required, but if anyone wants to bring a side dish, you can indicate that on the sign-up sheet. We’re looking forward to a FUN evening and hope many of you can attend.

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Joint Worship with Trinity Mennonite Church

Trinity Mennonite has invited us to enjoy a joint outdoor worship and picnic with them on June 5. We will gather at the ballpark complex shelter house just south of the swimming pool for a 10:30 a.m. service. We are delighted to have “Flannelbacks” from Bethel College to lead us in worship.

There are no trees at this location so please bring, canopies, umbrellas, sunscreen, and lawn chairs. For the picnic, bring food to share and table service. Drinks will be provided. Come and enjoy the outdoors and good music as we worship and fellowship together.

There WILL NOT be a separate service at FMC on this day.

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Comforter Blitz 2016

We’ve successfully added pictures of comforters the women of FMC completed for the 2016 Comforter Blitz that took place at Journey Mennonite Church in Yoder, Ks.

Click on the Events and Ministries tab, then on the Comforter Blitz tab to view their beautiful work!

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Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week

March 20 – March 27, 2016

Palm Sunday Worship Service – 10:35 a.m.

Maundy Thursday Service – 7 p.m.

                          Communion will be served

                                Child care provided

Good Friday Reflection Stations – Fellowship Hall

                         12 p.m. – 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday

      Sunrise Service – 7 a.m.

                         Mike and Carolyn Kleiber home

      Brunch in FMC Fellowship Hall – 9 a.m.

                         (please bring breakfast breads and fruit)

      FMC Easter Celebration Worship Service – 10 a.m.

 

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GOD IS LOVE!

God is Love

GOD IS LOVE! – This is what came to mind when I went to check the mail this morning at FMC and found these perfectly shaped hearts in the parking lot. Whoever was driving the car that made these is probably completely unaware they created such a beautiful thing on such a cold and gloomy day. It certainly put a smile on my face, so thank you to whomever you are!

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