Vacation Bible School at Pleasant View Mennonite Church

June 26th A life lesson from Esther

by Kevin Martin

In the bulletin this week...

Worship Outline



Welcome and Announcements: Krisha Shantz


Call to Worship: Stenson Miller


“All the Way My Savior Leads Me”

“My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less”


Congregational Prayer: Carl Steigman


“Jesus Loves Me” (Children are invited to place their offerings in the Missions Globe)


“Lord I Am Fondly, Earnestly”

“Great Is Thy Faithfulness”


Scripture: Esther 4:10-17

Read by Niekie and Jordan Nel


Sermon: “A Life Lesson From Esther “ Kevin Martin


            “Spirit of God”


VBS is coming soon.  VBS is July 11-14 from 6:00-8:30 pm. Kids who have completed Pre-K through grade 6 are invited to attend. Register your child on the church website,, by June 30 to receive a free t-shirt. Please invite your friends and neighbors and remind them of the registration. A meal will be served each evening.

Vacation Bible School volunteers needed!  We are looking for people to make it work! We need teachers for Kindergarten and assistants for all ages. Continue praying and as God prompts you, let Dana Selzer, Cindy Hunt, or Jennifer Wingard know.

July Singing Evening July 3 is our next singing evening. Specials are to be arranged by John & Sarah Slagell, Kent & Beth Switzer,  Tim & Kinzie Haley, David & Martha Miller, Seth & Julie Thomas, and Norma Shantz.  If you would prefer not to organize a special for the month, or have a conflict, please contact Karl Stutzman

The July Bible reading guide and prayer schedule is available in the literature rack. Book # 4 of Bible Study Together is on the round table in the foyer to pick up.

MDS is still working in Seminole, OK tarping roofs, removing debris, and doing repair work. If you feel you can donate some time as a volunteer, contact Bob Yoder.

Global Disciples Between now and June 30, 2022, any gifts of $1,000 or more (or a monthly gift of $85 or more) will be matched, dollar for dollar.  You may contribute by going to their website: or give a check to the offering stating “Global Disciples” in the memo line. Global Disciples is very grateful for Pleasant View’s generosity down through the years.

Pastor Jeff is on Sabbatical through July 5.  The elders will be covering pastoral duties during Pastor Jeff’s sabbatical and ask that you respect his time away.  Instead of contacting Pastor Jeff, please contact one of the elders or the church office for assistance.

Reunion~ The Amos C Yoder family is having a reunion next weekend. They are inviting anybody who would like visit with them, to come the Zion church, Sunday evening, July 3,  from 7 pm until “the lights go out”. Talk to C.J. if you have questions.


Today June 26, 2022

  9:30 am  Sunday school

10:30 am Worship service (live streaming on 

                 *Fellowship Hall Reserved this evening.

This week June 27-July 2

Fri-Mon  Church reserved

Tue   6-8 pm  TLC Thomas 1st Christian Church (Looming Class)

June-July 5 Pastor Jeff Sabbatical

Next Sunday July 3

  9:30 am  Sunday school

10:30 am Worship service (live streaming on 

6:00 Pm Singing evening ~Specials arranged by Norma Shantz,

   Tim & Kinzie Haley, David & Martha Miller, Kent & Beth Switzer, 

   John & Sara Slagell, and Seth & Julie Thomas

Upcoming events

July 10 Noon Potluck

July 11-14 VBS

July 16 Church reserved

Aug 19, 20 Church reserved


Prayer Requests

Add your prayer requests by contacting Pastor Jeff or the church office.

For our church family

  • That Christ may be seen in us.
  • Josie Slagell~ transitioning to Homestead of Weatherford
  • Health Concerns
  • Warren Slagell ~in hospital
  • Bob Stutzman
  • Richard and Marilyn Waters
  • Mim Mast
  • Lynn Jackson ~heart valve issues
  • Pastor Jeff /Dana & family
  • Elders & families
  • Praise for the rain!


In our community   

  • Unity among believers
  • Local Ministries: Etc Shops, Agape Health Clinic, Hope is Alive, Branch 15, First Choice, Habitat for Humanity, Connections Food & Resource Center, Arapaho Jail ministry
  • Health concerns
  • Austin ~recovering from a ranger accident
  • Rhonda Mast ~Nathan’s sister ~Stomach Cancer
  • Gloria Loken ~ Brain Cancer ~Tim Shantz’s sister
  • Janet Kauffman ~ Michael & Warren Slagell’s sister
  • Ernest Chupp ~Pray for energy ~Travis’ dad ~prostate cancer
  • Bill Lacy ~Chrissy Eichelberger’s dad
  • Our local, state, and national leaders
    • US Senators James Inhofe & James Lankford & Bryce Slagell
    • US Representative Frank Lucas & Alison Slagell
    • OK Senator Darcy Jech
    • OK Representative Anthony Moore


Around the World

  • Serving in the US
    • Corey/Brooke Makeever -STUMO
    • Oklahoma MDS
  • Serving in other Countries
  • Kiran Paul & Lakshmi
  • Rolly/Robyn Walter and family

Global Disciples  

Looking for a Sunday School Class? Here are some options for you

Come & Join Us


9:30 AM Sunday school for all ages

10:30 AM Worship (in person or online)

WEDNESDAY Activities and meals restart in the Fall