This Weekend ~ February 4-5

Greetings FMC family. Please join us for worship, study and fellowship.
¡Saludos a todos! ¡Esperamos contar con su presencia este fin de semana!

To prepare for the ordination service on February 12, you are invited to reflect on your own call: What does it look like for you to live out God’s call in your everyday life? THIS SUNDAY, during our meal together, Felipe Gonzalia will be ready in the Youth room (a quiet space), to capture a few of your thoughts on film in the language of your choice.  The final results will be part of our celebrations next Sunday.
En preparación para el culto de ordenación el domingo 12 de febrero, se les invita a todos reflexionar sobre sus propios llamados: ¿Qué significa para usted vivir el llamado de Dios en su vida cotidiana? ESTE DOMINGO durante el almuerzo, Felipe Gonzalia estará disponible en el cuarto de los jóvenes para grabar, en video, nuestras respuestas. Los resultados formarán una parte de la celebración la semana entrante!

Sábado, 4 de febrero @ 5:00 PM
¡Nos reunimos otra vez donde Delmy y Noé Rivera para iniciar el mes con un tiempo de oración y canción… y una comida estilo potluck! Favor de traer algo para compartir. ¡Bienvenidos todos y todas!

Sunday/Domingo, February 5
If snow is falling please bring indoor footwear, leaving boots & salty puddles at the coat racks.
9:30 amFaith Formation classes for everyone. Youth class in the youth room; and Messy church for ages 0 – 100 years in the East Hall. Adult Faith Formation – Keith Regehr gives us an inside look at the Mennonite Church Canada transition process, in the West Hall.
10:45 amWorship takes us into Matthew 5:13-16 and Isaiah 58:1-9. Genuine faith is pleasing to God, but Isaiah points to “indulgent spirituality” which disconnects from God’s purposes. These are considerations as we enter into our afternoon decision-making around finances. Nancy Brubaker preaching.
Noon — Hispanic fund-raising chili lunch.
12:30 pm Congregational Meeting/Asamblea General de la Iglesia. We give input and vote on the financial plans for 2017. Nos reunimos como congregación después de la recaudación de fondos para revisar los planes financieros de la iglesia para el año 2017. Childcare provided.

Soccer on Sundays… resumes THIS SUNDAY, 8:00-9:00 pm at Budd Park continuing every Sunday (except Feb 19) to April 2. Cost for those committing to 8 weeks is $30 flat. Those who choose to join week by week are asked to contribute $6 each time. All are welcome, whether you played in the fall or not. Iniciamos 8 semanas de futbol este domingo. Estaremos jugando de 8:00-9:00 PM, en Budd Park, cada domingo hasta el 2 de abril (con excepción del 19 de febrero). Para cubrir los gastos, pedimos $30/persona para las 8 semanas, o, si se prefiere pagar semana por semana, $6 cada semana. ¡Todos están muy bienvenidos!
Please talk to Felipe Gonzalia, Juan Montoya or Rene Baergen for more information.

First & Stirling Seniors. Monday, February 6, 2:00 pm, Speaker Dan Driedger will be sharing about the work of MennoHomes and also some pictures of his travels with MCC. Dan will be bringing copies of Robert Witmer’s book, Emmanuel, God With Us: As I Lived It, which tells of his ministry in France and Quebec. For a donation of $20 you receive a soft cover copy of the book ($25 for a hard cover copy). Donations go to the work of MennoHomes.
Check the weather — if it’s a snowy/ “sloppy” day, please bring indoor footwear, and leave wet and salty boots at the coat racks.

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