Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church Bulletin

"Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God." 1 Corinthians 2:12 (NET Bible)

September 2, 2018


9:30 am

Children: Classes in the basement. Three years and younger, room 2. Four years through first grade, room 4. Second through fifth grades, room 5.
MYF: Meeting with adult classes.
Young Adults: Meeting with adult classes.
Adult Classes: International Lesson in the southwest classroom. Women’s Sharing and Prayer in the pastor’s study. "(Re)union" book study in the basement fellowship hall.


10:30 am

Call to Worship
Scripture Reading ~ 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 - Chris Kratz
Sermon ~ "Ego, blind spots, and the mind of Christ" - Eric Bendfeldt
Sharing and Prayer
Sending and Song

Worship Leader: Mary Lou Vrolijk; Song Leader: Dale Hartzler


Prayer gathering at 8:30 am in the southwest classroom. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a fellowship meal following the worship service today. Everyone is welcome.


Wednesday, September 5: Pastoral team meeting at the home of Eric and Mary Bendfeldt, 7 pm.

Wednesday, September 5: Worship Committee meeting at the home of Paul and Evelyn Kratz, 7 pm.

Wednesday, September 12: Wednesday Night Fellowship

Saturday, September 15: Bike Shenandoah fundraising ride

Wednesday, September 19: Kids Club at Weavers Church

Wednesday, September 26: Annual Business Meeting

October 5-6: Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale


Weekly Prayer Focus: Pray for the work and ministry of Virginia Mennonite Missions, as they seek to equip the church to share new life in Jesus Christ with neighbors near and far.

Our next Wednesday Night Fellowship will be on September 12. The meal sign-up is available at (Coordinator last name: Harder; Password: Wednesday). Activities will include prayer time, games, quilting, painting the pastor’s study, gardening, and possibly doing some landscaping in front of the church. In order to plan ahead we are going to have a sign-up sheet, since small groups will probably work best for some activities. Please sign up on the back table if you plan to participate in those particular activities.

Kids Club begins Wednesday, September 19, at Weavers Church.

The Annual Business Meeting will be Wednesday, September 26, at 7 pm. Please send your reports to the church email no later than September 20.

Mennonite Women will meet Wednesday, September 5, at the church.

We will be collecting for My Coins Count in September. Please bring your change!.


Offering – August 26
Budget: $3252.00

Attendance – August 26
Sunday school
Adults – 28
MYF – 0
Children – 6
Worship – 65

September 2: Greeters – Eli and Irene Miller
Nursery Caregivers – Katrina and Paul Yoder
Sound Operator – Phil Harder

September 9: Greeters – Paul and Evelyn Kratz
Nursery Caregiver – Janet Troyer
Sound Operator – Jim Horst

Our Vision

God calls us to be a worshiping, welcoming and united family of faith, following Jesus Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit, and ministering God’s salvation, healing and hope to the local community, the nation and the world.

Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church Pastoral Team

Eric Bendfeldt, Elder & Pastoral Care Contact – 540-383-5393
Martha Clymer, Elder – 814-542-8391
Wanda Harder, Elder – 540-828-2908
Matt Trost, Elder – 540-290-4883

Church telephone: 540-867-5885
Church e-mail:
Church web:

Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church, Vol. 69, #35; September 2, 2018