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Chestnut Church Weekly Bulletin

Sunday September 17, 2023 

“Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” None of the disciples dared ask him, “Who are you?” They knew it was the Lord.”

John 21:12 NIV

Prayer – 8:45 am –All are invited to a time of prayer located in the room past the bulletin board.

Worship – 9:30 am 

Sermon – John 21:1-14  Daniel Crandall


Prayer List:  

  • Kordell and Mikayla Fisher and their new baby Reed. 
  • Rebecca Graber will be living in Guatemala for 3 months. Let’s pray for her safety and for her to “be like a sponge” as she learns a new language in a condensed time frame.
  • Jeriah and Zion as they prepare for their upcoming wedding.

Sunday school 

Lesson 169

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( it’s not 100% finished, but it’s looking great!)

There’s a giving option on the site. It will take you to a link, and you can even set up recurring gifts.

 Important Dates and Information:


  • Fellowship meal is this Sunday, September 17th after the service.
  • Sharpen Men’s ministry. Our first event has been changed to Wednesday October 4, at 630 pm. We will meet for a campfire and cookout at the Nissley woods.
  • “Through the Word” study on September 21st at 6:30pm. Recordings of the study in Acts are available on the new Chestnut Church website. 
  • GOD Speaks Makhua Challenge -The Chestnut Team that went to Mozambique gave a report of their visit and the celebrations at the Muapula Mission. The need for funding to complete the next important phase to train Makhua pastors and elders is apparent and we decided to do everything in our ability to help the missionaries to finish their task without having to fret about fundraising. Donations can be made via . If you’re willing, you can write your personal(anonymous) commitment towards the God speaks Makhua. Challenge on a card and drop it into the Prayer and Praise box next to the piano. 

You can watch a recording of our team’s feedback here:

  • Memory verse challenge for kids ages 10-18.  The memory challenge includes memorizing Genesis chapters 1-3, and Romans 1:14-23, 3:18-28 completed by January 31, 2024 and will receive $100.  If you are interested in participating in this, please contact Elmer Lapp. 

Daniel Crandall Pastor: 

Dan Stoltzfus Pastor:  

Wayne Petersheim Elder: 

Heinrich Botes Elder:

Elder team email:

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