Howard-Miami Mennonite Church

Kokomo, Indiana


June 25, 2017

9:30 a.m. Education Hour: Children (age 3 through grade 5) meet in the J.A.M. area (basement) for Sunday school. Grades 6 through 12 meet upstairs with the Cornerstone class.

10:30 a.m. Worship Service     


          Gathering song

          Announcements, sharing time, & congregational prayer

          Call to worship


          Songs of praise

          Children’s Offering for MCC Water projects


          (Children ages 2 through 3rd grade are dismissed for toddler time & children’s church).

          Proclaiming God’s Word

          Scripture reading: Jeremiah 20: 7-13

          Message: Fighting For Our Country

          Responding & Sending

          Song of response

          Sending blessing

          6 p.m. The Secret Sister Reveal, in the Fellowship Hall


          Worship Leader: Clint Coon

          Music: Margi Bontrager, Teresa Miller

          Message: Pastor Ben Schlegel


Prayer & Praise


·      Harold Mast is now in remission, as all of his tests have come back within normal range!


Prayer Concerns:

·      Pray for Martha Miller is at Wellbrooke of Kokomo (2200 S. Dixon Rd Kokomo, 46902) for therapy, room 210. She will be there about 6 weeks.


Prayers for Missionaries:

·      Pray for Justin & Hannah Mast as they serve in Slovenia with CRU. The family is back in the US for 3 months. They will be in the Kokomo area in July.

·      Pray for Jon & Lindsay Birkey during their Homeland Ministry assignment year.


Prayers for Community and Beyond:

·      Pray that the Lord would be at work in helping us, McGrawsville UMC, and the surrounding community start Buddy Bags at Maconaquah schools.

·      Remember Thursday as a special day of prayer for our congregation – pray for our pastors and each other.

·      Remember to pray for the Leaders of our Country.    Remember to pray for the Leaders of our Country.




6/25 Colby Boyce

6/29Yolanda Gibson


6/25 Brian & Jane Mast

6/27 Brent & Kim Myers

6/30 Dan & Jeanne DeAngulo



Next Sunday, July 2: Nic Raber, Youth Pastor at McGrawsville UMC will bring the morning message.


Women’s Sewing Thursday, July 6th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Project: School Kits. Devotions will be led by Hannah Mast.  Bring a sack lunch.  All ladies are welcome to come and fellowship.

Men’s Breakfast, Saturday July 8, at 7:00 a.m.  Come bring a friend for good food for your body and soul.

In June & July we will have “Come to Coffee” on Wednesdays, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. We hope you will join us!

Howard-Miami Heritage Society will meet this Tuesday, June 27, at

2 p.m.  The Jacob Hochstetler family who came to the United States in the early 1700’s will be highlighted this month.  How & why did Mennonite families migrate to this area after immigrating to the United State of America?

July 1-4 will be the Evana ReGen convention at Taylor University. It's not too late to sign up! To attend for the full event, the cost is $249 per person. It is also possible to attend for just a day or part of a day. 

o       $100 Full Day Pass (includes 3 meals and events)

o       $35 Morning Pass (includes breakfast and morning events)

o       $35 Evening Pass (includes supper and evening events)

If you have any questions, contact Pastor Ben.

An evening with Justin and Hannah Mast:  Stories, pictures, & ice cream galore…a SWEET celebration we have in store! Please join us to hear the latest scoop on what the Lord is doing in Slovenia! Sunday July 9, 6 p.m. at Howard-Miami.

There is a binder on the table between the offices with archive articles about Who’s Who at Howard-Miami from 1984-1998 for your reading pleasure.


Attendance and Offering

June 18, 2017 Worship attendance: 84

June 18, 2017 offering: $3,282.00

Year-to-date offerings:  $88,157.88

Average weekly offering to date: $3,526.31

Calendar of Activities

This week:

June 27 HM Heritage Society meets 2 p.m.

June 27 Outreach Board 6 p.m.

July 1-4 Evana ReGen convention, Taylor University


Next Week & Beyond:

July 2 Nic Raber preach

July 6 Women’s Sewing

July 8 Men’s Breakfast 7 a.m.

July 9 Justin & Hannah Mast presentation at Howard-Miami, 6 p.m

July 11 Church Council 7 p.m..


Contact Information

Howard-Miami Mennonite Church

3976 E 1400 S

Kokomo, IN 46901


Ministers: Every Church Member




“Sermon of the Week” is available on our website.


Church Office: (765) 395-7509

Fax: (765) 395-8192


Ben Schlegel

Sarah Schlege


Elder Team Members

Dean Bontrager

Stanley Miller

Craig Miller

Weldon Mast

Kent Wilson


Office Schedule June 26 – June 30, 2017

Ben: Mon 9-12, Tues 9-12, Wed 9-12, Thurs. 9-12

Sarah: Tues 9-12, Wed 9-12


Church Office hours: 8:00 -12:00, Monday thru Thursday


If you are visiting this morning, please stop by the Information Center in the Fellowship Hall and sign our Guest Book, take some literature with you, and please come again.