Oct 2—World-wide Communion

Oct 3-9—Pastor Norma’s vacation

Oct 5—Roger & Joyce Hofer’s Anniversary (26)

Oct 6—CORE

Oct 7—Stuart & Lynette Penner’s Anniv. (49)

Oct 8—Bethel College Fall Fest

Oct 9—Guest preacher:  Michelle Armster (MCC)

            5th Sunday Offering for MCC

Oct 10-12—Pastor working from Kansas City

Oct 11—Linferd Funk (83), Marlin Funk (76), and   Galen Penner (73) birthdays

            --CORE board meets

Oct 13—CORE

Oct 16-19—Pastor working form Kansas City

Oct 20—CORE

Oct 23—Ladies’ lunch with Letty Enns

               Men’s lunch at Pizza Hut

            --3:00—Tabor College Fall Concert

Oct 25—Lloyd Funk’s birthday (87)

Oct 26—Fall Party at Wiens’s

Oct 27--CORE

Oct 30—Annual Congregational Meeting

   Carry-in meal

Nov 1—Worship Committee meets

Nov 3—CORE

Nov 7—Trustees meet

Nov 8—CORE Board

Nov 10—CORE

Nov 17—CORE

Nov 20—Thanksgiving worship service

Nov 21-27—Pastor Norma’s vacation

Nov 24—Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 27—Guest preacher



Food to bring for

Main Street Ministries Food Bank

for the month of


Canned Meat





Next Sunday-Oct 2

Preacher: Norma Duerksen

Worship Leader: Randy Wiens

Story: Delores Funk

Greeters: George & Sharron Schutte

      Stuart & Lynette Penner

Trustee Counting Offering:  Galen Penner


Hog Roast Fundraiser - Grace Hill Mennonite Church, Whitewater, KS invites you to their 6th Annual Community Hog Roast TODAY, September 25 at the church, 10218 SE 12th St, Whitewater. Free will donations will be accepted for area food banks. Food will be served from 5-7pm and there will be entertainment until 8pm. Contact Pastor Weldon Martens with questions at 402-202-9276.



Bethel College’s Fall Festival is Oct. 6-9, with most activities taking place Saturday, Oct. 8, on campus. Features include music, food, class reunions, football, the play Quiet in the Land by Anne Chislett and the STEM Symposium honoring Professor Emeritus of Psychology Paul Lewis. See https://www.bethelks.edu/alumni/events/fall-festival for the complete schedule.



Bethel College Women’s Association will appreciate donations of homemade baked goods for Market-in-the-Round and Pie-By-the-Slice at Fall Festival. Zwieback, cinnamon rolls, fruit pies and poppyseed rolls are especially needed. Please bring to Room 141 in Luyken Fine Arts Center

2-5pm on Friday  Oct 7, or 7-9am on Saturday

Oct 8. Pies may be delivered to Seminar A in Schultz Student Center. Email bcwa@bethelks.edu with questions.



SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, Oct. 13, KIPCOR celebrates 50 years of Peace Lectures with Dr. Fania Davis, a leading national voice on Restorative Justice, speaking in Bethel College’s Memorial Hall.



SAVE THE DATE: Oct. 16-17, well-known Reformation scholar Brad Gregory from the University of Notre Dame will give the annual Menno Simons Lectures at Bethel College.



Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) invites healthcare providers in all disciplines, including allied health, and all interested in the intersection of health and faith to our Annual Gathering at MCC's Welcoming Place in Akron, PA, October 14th-16th.. The theme is: Coming Together at the Well - Renewal Through Exploring the Five Life Standards. Participants will have the opportunity to explore and discuss the Five Life Standards from More-With-Less and how they apply to health and healing as well as hear from keynote speaker Malinda Elizabeth Berry, PhD, professor at AMBS. Commuter registration is available for local participants. Registration information at mennohealth.org/annual-gathering-2022/.



SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 4-5, “The Contemporary Relevance of Erasmus for Today: A Symposium,” with a keynote address by Dr. Greta Kroeker, University of Waterloo, Ontario, on Nov. 4, at Bethel College.



Registration is now open for “Joining Voices Together,” Bethel College’s Worship and the Arts Symposium, Sat., Nov. 12, on campus, featuring resource people Bradley Kauffman, Rachel Epp Buller, Katie Graber, SaeJin Lee, Cynthia Neufeld Smith, Adam Tice and Isaac Villegas. Register at https://www.bethelks.edu/worship-arts-registration-2022; discount for 3 or more people from the same congregation. In addition, the public is invited to a Community Evensong service, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall, which will consist entirely of congregational singing from the Voices Together hymnal, arranged around the 12 artworks found in the hymnal.