Announcements and Activities
For Trinity Mennonite Church
June 20—Outdoor Service with First Mennonite
June 21—Council meets
June 22—Western District Pastor Peer meets
June 24—CORE meal & class
June 28—Sharolyn Funk’s birthday (77)
What to bring for the Main Street Ministries Food Bank for the month of
Next Sunday-June 20, 2021
OUT DOOR service in park
Bring lawn chairs and sack lunch
June 20—10:30—Joint Worship Service with First Mennonite will be at the far, south end of Memorial Park; there's no parking lot per se; people will have to parallel park all around the curve; or perhaps some diagonal parking will be possible.
Bring lawn chairs and a sack lunch with drink.
The service will focus on the new hymnal.
Camp Mennoscah needs kitchen staff and maintenance volunteers! We are looking for kitchen staff for June 13-17 and maintenance volunteers for all weeks. For the kitchen, no professional cooking skills needed--just an ability to follow directions and some happiness to share! Contact
June 22 at 7 p.m. CDT join James Wheeler & Linda Herr, Area Directors for Europe & Middle East, to hear The Gift of Love: Doing our part for healing and wholeness in the world. Register for the webinar at mcc.org/mcc-webinar-series.
July 2-3—MCC Sale at the State Fair Grounds.
We need to bake 10 pies.
Bring your craft items to sell.
MCC Central States COVID-19 update: We look forward to re-opening the MCC office in North Newton on July 6. Please keep us in your prayers as we consider our protocols, processes and capacity. Material resources donations continue to be accepted in the 24-hour donation room. Financial donations can be made at mcc.org, mailed to the office (MCC Central States PO BOX 235 North Newton, KS 67117) or dropped off by appointment. Please call the MCC office at 316-283-2720 with any questions. Thank you for continuing to support the work of Mennonite Central Committee.
July 9-11--MCC Alumni Gathering at Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp! All MCC alumni are invited to Colorado to relax in the cool mountain air this summer. We realize there is still uncertainty about summer activities due to COVID-19. At this point, we are \planning to have this gathering, all registrations will be refunded if the event gets cancelled. We ask that you still go ahead and register if you plan to attend. Find all the details, including COVID-19 protocols that the camp is following and REGISTER at mcc.org/alumni-gathering.
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The proceeds from the sale of these products go to support MCC.
Chose Thrift First – Join MCC and take the Chose Thrift First pledge! Learn how you can care for our planet by making secondhand your first shopping choice. Find your nearest MCC thrift shop to shop, donate and volunteer to support the work of MCC.
The Women's Retreat at Camp Mennoscah will happen in-person this September! Details are being discussed but please circle the dates of Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12 and consider joining our fellowship and reconnecting. Of course, some things will look different including no programming for girls, only meeting on Saturday and Sunday, building use being limited, bodies being one year older, etc. We'll send out more details and registration information later this summer; hope to see you there!
Join Jerusalem Seminar this winter! Bethel College and Tabor College are again sponsoring a trip to Jordan, Palestine, and Israel, from December 26, 2021, to January 15, 2022. The four emphases of the trip are to (1) understand the Bible in its context, (2) learn about the three major religions of the area (Judaism, Islam, Eastern Christianity), (3) understand the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and (4) take time for reflection, worship, and prayer together. There is currently room for additional persons to participate. If interested, contact Peter Goerzen (email@example.com) immediately. Cost is estimated at $4700-$4900 per person.