For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 1:16

Office Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:30-12:00pm
Pastors Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:30-4:00pm

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

SUNDAY – June 16, 2024

Sunday School – 9:30am
Morning Worship Service – 10:45am

Worship – Team 1
Pastoral Prayer – Pastor Randy Fast
Scripture Reading – Jonah 1:1-16
Message – Fear More, to Fear Less – Mark 4:35-40 – Pastor Jeff Penner

REMINDER – NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 23 – Service Starts at 10:00am and No Sunday School.

BIBLE STUDIES AND GROUPS

SUNDAYS
On Summer Break – 7:30am – MEN’S Bible Study & Prayer at Church
MONDAYS    
7 pm – LIFE GROUP NORTH – Contact Nathan Martens (204-346-4430).
7 pm – LIFE GROUP SOUTH – Contact Henry Abrams (204-434-6064) or Steve Elias, (204-392-2420).
TUESDAYS
9:30 am – Moms Morning Bible Study at church. Contact Rachel Bezditny, 204-371-9369.
On Summer Break – 7:30pm – Young Adults Bible Study – Meeting at Church in the Loft
WEDNESDAYS 
10 am – Bible Study with Randy Fast at Church in the Boardroom. All Welcome.
On Summer Break – 7 pm – Evening Bible Study with George Wiebe – at Church in the Boardroom

YOUTH NIGHTS
ON SUMMER BREAK


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our Congratulations to Kevin & Eva Dyck on the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Ava, on May 21, 2024, 10lbs 6oz. May you continue to look to the Lord as you raise your daughters to love and serve Him! Praying He gives your family joy and love in the days of raising little ones.

We also congratulate Jamey & Elizabeth Peters on the birth of their son, Leon Peters, on June 1, 2024, 6lbs 7oz.  Praying God would give you wisdom and strength as you care for your children and raise them to grow in faith and love for the Lord.

Baptism Classes Starting!
Classes for Baptism will begin June 16, 9:30am during the Sunday school hour in Pastor Randy’s Office! If you would like to learn more about baptism please come to the classes.

June 23 – Church Picnic – 10am Service
Summer Schedule begins – Please join us following the service for our Church Picnic including a Chicken BBQ and fun for the whole family.
Last Names:
A-M – please bring large Salad
N-Z – please bring large dessert
Bring your lawn chairs!

Calling all 2024 GRADUATES!
We would like to celebrate your graduation accomplishment whether from High School or Secondary Education on Sunday, June 23rd as part of our morning slide show prior to the service! Please email your name and a graduation photo, (if from Secondary Education, please include your degree or proper title) to office@gbmchurch.com. Thank you!

Bergthaler Collective Information Packages are available!

Planning has begun for the 2024/2025 school year.  If you are considering joining our ministry for homeschooling families and would like to have more information, please send us an email at office@gbmchurch.com and we will send you our information package! 
Registration deadline is June 21, 2024, for the 2024/2025 school year.
We look forward to hearing from you!

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Menno Home Auxiliary Ladies BAKE SALE
Thursday June 20th – 4pm- 8pm on the Menno Home Courtyard.
The ladies are looking for baked goods for the bake sale – all proceeds go towards the care of the Menno Home Elders.
Donations can be dropped off at the EBC (former EMB church) at 1pm on June 20th.
More information can be found in the bulletin or on the bulletin board in the church foyer.

MENNO HOME BBQ FUNDRAISER – JUNE 20th – 5PM in the Menno Home Courtyard.
All are invited. Please bring your lawn chairs and come and enjoy the BBQ, musical entertainment and Bake Sale with proceeds going to a Broda Chair.

Mukanzo Orphanage Wheel-A-Thon

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming event, where we aim to make a significant difference in the lives of the 38 Mukanzo Orphanage children.
It’s A Marathon on Wheels – bring your bikes, scooters, roller blades, etc. to the event!

JUNE 22, 2024, 9:30am-11:30am at LA Barkman Park, Steinbach (Abe’s Hill).

Gather your pledges and participate in this fun event in support of Mukanzo.

Entry fee: $10. But we encourage you to raise as much as you can! 
Pledge forms are available on the foyer table at church or at this link: https://mukanzofoundation.org/fundraising/
For more information visit www.mukanzofoundation.org

VBS 2024 – Keepers of the Kingdom – PLEASE REGISTER TODAY!

July 7-11 at Abundant Life Fellowship

Registration is OPEN!
KIDS entering Kindergarten up to those entering grade 6, and ALL volunteers register online:

https://grunthalvbs.myanswers.com/keepers-of-the-kingdom-registration/

Please pray for the leadership, guides, helpers and children that participate in this event.
For more information, contact Zoe Martens, 204-891-4202.

Opportunity to Serve with the DropZone Board

Treasurer Liaison: DropZone is looking for someone to sit on the Board to Liaison between the Board & our paid accountant. The role would include approving deposits, payments and presenting financial reports to the Board. We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. If you are willing to serve in this way, please contact Christine Janzen at (204) 371-6510 or sophie1892@gmail.com

Notes from the Church Office:

PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE:
–       Register your Contact Information
–       Sign up for Church Emails
–       Set up a mailbox

If you would like to set up ONLINE GIVING:
Add: Grunthal Bergthaler Church as a payee in your online banking.

Account name: YOURNAMESWITHNOSPACES
Please remember to send your mailing address to office@gbmchurch.com for receipt purposes!

READING THROUGH THE BIBLE
June 16—Matthew 7
June 17—Matthew 8
June 18—Matthew 9
June 19—Matthew 10
June 20—Matthew 11
June 21—Matthew 12

DATE SUMMARY
June 16 – Baptism Classes begin
June 16 – Father’s Day
June 20 – Menno Home Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale & Menno Home BBQ Fundraiser
June 21 – Registration Deadline for 2024/2025 Bergthaler Collective
June 22 – Mukanzo Orphanage Wheel-A-Thon
June 23 – 10am SUMMER SCHEDULE BEGINS & CHURCH FAMILY PICNIC
July 7-11 – VBS
July 14 – Baptism Sunday