Announcements and Activities

For Trinity Mennonite Church

May 15, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS

May 16—Council meets

May 19—Evalina Klassen’s Birthday (87)

May 26—Randy & Lindy Wiens Anniv (21)

May 27—Linferd & Delores Funk Anniv (62)

            --Thomas & Angie Riesen’s wedding

May 27-30--MCUSA Convention in Kansas City

May 28—Thomas & Angie Riesen’s wedding

May 29—Video Sermon:  Kathy Neufeld Dunn

            --Fifth Sunday Offering:  Camp Mennoscah

May 31—Summer Food 4 Kids begins

Jun 1—Deb Reasoner’s Birthday (62)

Jun 5—Lloyd & Sue Funk Anniversary (23)

            Women’s carry-in lunch with Evalina

            Men’s lunch at the Pizza Hut

Jun 10—Phil & Norma Duerksen Anniversary (44)

Jun 12—Leadership Questionaires are due

Jun 13—George & Sharron Schutte Anniv. (41)

Jun 15—Eldon Funk’s Birthday (88)

Jun 26—Calvin Buller will present Peter Dyck

Jun 28—Sharolyn Funk’s Birthday (78)

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Main Street Ministries Food Bank

for the month of

May:

Canned Fruit

Thanks to all who brough 6 rolls of paper towels and 66 lbs of soup and vegetables last month

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Next Sunday-May 22

Preacher:  Norma Duerksen

Worship Leader: Gerald Funk

Story: Mary Gill

Greeters:        Gerald & Sharon Funk

                         Linferd & Delores Funk

Trustee Counting Offering:  Arlen Riesen

Due to health concerns, Pastor Norma will be working from home.  She will continue to attend meetings, answer phone calls, and pick up the mail.  The janitor will open the front door from 10-3:00 for any deliveries.  Please pray for the healing of Norma’s shingles and her eye. 

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Summer Food 4 Kids is starting on May 31 here at Trinity Mennonite Church.  It will be in-person dining this year.  So, we need your help to sit with kids at the table and take an interest in their lives.  These kids need good male role models.  So men, if you have the noon-hour free, please sign up for one day during the week.  You even get a free meal!  We need 5 people per day.  Sign up at the back of the sanctuary.

 

OK, cookie bakers!  Rev up your ovens!  Dust off your recipes!  We need a variety of cookies for Summer Food 4 Kids.  Deliver them to the church any day from 10-3.  We need 150 every day!  Thanks again for your help!

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Women’s Lunch  All women are invited to bring a carry-in meal on Sunday, June 5 at noon and then hear the life story of  Evalina Klassen.  How fascinating to learn to know someone in this way!  She will bring some of her handiwork to show you.

Men, you may join together for a meal at Pizza Hut.

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Sun., May 22 – Sunday-Afternoon-at-the-Museum program, Dave Kreider, “Collecting for College and Community: Past, Present and Future,” 3 p.m., Kauffman Museum auditorium.

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May 26 --Gardening for good: Creation care tips for your backyard and stories from Bolivia, at 7 pm CDT. In this virtual visit, we'll explore what it looks like to care for the planet––from our own backyards to remote Bolivian communities. Join us to learn gardening and conservation tips in your own garden, then travel south to hear incredible stories from MCC's projects in Bolivia. Learn more and register at mcc.org/virtual-visits.

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Kauffman Museum at Bethel College is seeking, at three-quarter to full time, an organized, detail-oriented, creative individual to manage the museum’s bookkeeping and the museum store, plus other responsibilities as they align with the applicant’s qualifications related to the other five team members’ skills. For the job description and to apply, see  

https://www.bethelks.edu/about/who-we-are/career-opportunities/current-position-openings/kauffman-museum-assistant 

For more information, contact Andi Andres at asa@bethelks.edu or 316-283-1612.

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The retirement income workshop (Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m.) will cover, Social Security strategies including when to begin taking benefits, strategies to help your income last throughout retirement, and risks that can impact your retirement savings.

            The in-person workshops will be held at the Everence office: 3179 N. Main St. Suite 1B, North Newton. Those interested in attending should contact the Everence office at 316-283-3800, 877-467-7294 or central.kansas@everence.com.

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Soon you will notice changes at the MCC building in North Newton, Kansas. Construction will address necessary repairs and updates to make the space more welcoming and safer for everyone as we strive to be good stewards of the MCC building and land. We ask for your patience and your prayers as we navigate continuing to do the work of MCC even during this construction process. If you have questions please email 

centralstates@mcc.org or call 316.283.2720.

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Join the MCC Central States team! We currently have the following openings. Please contact krystalklaassen@mcc.org with any questions.

 

Young Adult Program Coordinator – Plan, facilitate and recruit for young adult programming in the MCC Central States region. This includes the International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP), Summer Service Worker (SSW) program, the Serving and Learning Together (SALT) program, Seed, and other expanding opportunities for young adults to join with the work of MCC. Check out all the details and apply today!

 

Material Resources Center (MRC) Volunteer Coordinator – The MRC in North Newton, Kansas hosts volunteers of all ages working together to support the mission of MCC. Primarily, the part time Volunteer Coordinator will welcome, host, educate, assist and supervise the daily volunteers as well as receive donations in the MRC. Please visit mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings for more information and to apply.

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 Take action today! Around the world, MCC partners are experiencing the negative impacts of climate change, including natural disasters and unpredictable seasonal rainfall which contribute to food insecurity, increased migration and conflict. Countries that have historically contributed the least to climate change often suffer its worst impacts. Ask Congress to invest in global resilience to climate change.

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Andover Tornado Response

The Kansas Mennonite Disaster Service Unit is responding to the recent Andover tornado. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Cleo Koop, Kansas Unit Chair at cleohkoop@gmail.com or 316-282-0797.

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