Calendar

OCTOBERSunday worship services will be hybrid (in-person and online during the month of October.

This Week:

Oct 21, Thu, 7 pm – Women’s Group meets online.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86425521896

Oct 23, Sat, 9 am-5 pm – Hands on Housing Raise the Roof painting day at Irene Chavez’ house at 4904 Dove Springs Dr. Learn more here. Sign waiver here. Contact Josh Hunsbro for more information and to volunteer.  Joshua.A.Hunsberger@gmail.com

Oct 23, 10:00-11:30 am – Caring for Creation V, family and pet friendly gathering outside at the church. Songs, stories, activities, snacks. We will be blessing our pets and sharing stories about our favorite critters. Contact Gloria Neunaber for more information. gloneunaber@hotmail.com.(512) 619-4290 • Mobile

Schedule for Sunday, October 24, 2021

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88195689704

9:30 am: Adult Sunday School – two options:

  1. Adult Bible Study Class online (same link as above): Discussion of the lectionary text, Mark 10:35-45 as well as the lesson “The Need for Spiritual Renewal” (Revelation 3:1-6, 14-20) from the Salt & Light fall curriculum, God’s Approachable Community, by Reta Halteman Finger.
  2. “ Welcome!,” a Sunday school class exploring the book, Fusion: Turning First Time Guests Into Fully Engaged Members of Your Church, by Nelson Searcy (Baker, 2017). We will be discussing the book, sharing our own experiences, and developing ways to help AMC welcome guests. High school and above are welcome. Read through page 108. Chapter 6, “creating fans through follow-up.” (this class meets online and in-person at the church. Use above link.)

11:00 amWorship Service (in-person AND on-line). Sermon: Paying the ransom demand  Focus statement: The quest for power and status are strong motivators of human behavior. How does serving others help us balance those temptations?

Scripture Readings: Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c; Job 38:1-7, (34-41); Mark 10:35-45

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88195689704

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Looking Ahead:

OCTOBERSunday worship services will be hybrid (in-person and online during the month of October.

Oct 30, Sat, 8-11 am6th Annual Pancakes for Scholarships fundraiser for WPNA Scholarship Program. Outside at Austin Mennonite Church, 5801 Westminster Dr, Austin TX 78723. (postponed from Oct 2 because of weather concerns)

Oct 30, Sat, – AMC Workday at the church. Choose a time slot and project. Come for the pancake breakfast, visit with friends and neighbors, and help out with a project at the church.

Oct 31 – Sunday school and worship at AMC.

Nov 7 – Sunday school and worship with communion. Worship Committee meeting (Advent planning) after the worship service.

November 12-14, 2021 – AMC Retreat at Camp Lutherhill. No Sunday school or worship at AMC, 5801 Westminster.

Nov 20, Sat, 9 am-Noon – Coordinating Council meeting.

Nov 21 – Sunday school and worship at AMC.

Nov 28 – Sunday school and worship at AMC. First Sunday of Advent.

Dec 5 – Sunday school and worship with communion. Congregational meeting.

Dec 12, 19, 26 – Sunday school and worship.

Dec 24, Fri – Christmas Eve service.