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This Week at Jubilee

April 18, 2022
Here's what's happening this week at Jubilee...
  • Worship Planning Team Meeting – 6:00 pm (Kelsey Luke) 
  • Mom's Group at 9:00 am (Lindsay Diener)
  • 55+ Retreat – 6:30 pm (Bonnie Opel) 
  • Wednesday Night Bible Study – 6:00 pm (Suzanne Opel) 
  • COH Board Meeting at 6:30pm (Lisa Shelly)
  • Men's Prayer Breakfast at 6:15 am (Joel Diener)
  • Worship with us Sunday at 10:45 am. Stephen Yoder will share the sermon. 
  • Sunday School at 9:30 am (Bonnie Opel)
  • Grocery Bagging (Volunteers Needed!) at 1:30pm (Dawn Weaver)
Mark Your Calendar
April 27
Church Council Meeting

April 28-30
Camp Quilt Retreat & Worship @ Pine Lake Camp

May 1
Youth & Jr. Youth End-of-Year Pool Party

May 13-15
Young Adult Retreat @ Pine Lake Camp
Worshiping Remotely

Below you will find links to the recording of Sunday's worship service and the Zoom meeting where services will be broadcast live in the coming weeks.  Feel free to email Joel Diener at if you have any questions or feedback. 
Service Recording for 4/17/22 :
YouTube Channel:
Join Zoom meeting:
Meeting ID: 886 4468 5706
Password: 949744

We pray for...

Mike Clymer requests continued prayer for his mother Esther Clymer.  The immunotherapy she received to treat her cancer has triggered a rare autoimmune condition which is attacking her skin.  She is really suffering with painful blistering all over, to the point of desperation. She has appointments this week to explore another possible treatment for this condition. Please pray that this can lead to some relief and improvement in her quality of life!

Chris Jones requests prayer for financial provision and peace of mind.

Let's continue to pray for Wayne and Charlene Gorrow as they recover from losing their home in a fire.

Del Glick is grateful for the support and kind words he and Twila have received from Jubilee in light of the recent passing of Del's sister Darlis. Let's continue to remember them in prayer.

If you have any prayer requests you would like shared in the pastoral prayer time of this Sunday's worship service, please send them to Joel Diener or Kelsey Luke.

There is a denominational delegate meeting for Mennonite Church USA scheduled for May 27-30. Mike Clymer, Zoe Clymer and Kelsey Luke will be representing our congregation as delegates. Below are links to the resolutions that will be discussed or voted on at the meeting. Questions? See Joel or Kelsey. 

Resolutions and Webinars:

Clarification on Mennonite Church USA Polity and the Role of the Membership Guidelines of Mennonite Church

Membership Guidelines Webinar: English | Spanish ]


 A Resolution for Repentance and Transformation

Repentance and Transformation Webinar: English | Spanish ]


MC USA For Justice Resolution

For Justice Webinar: English | Spanish ]


MC USA Accessibility Resolution

Accessibility Resolution Webinar: English | Spanish ]


Please bring your used plastic bags to donate. Thanks! Jubilee's food pantry desperately needs your used grocery bags.

The Pastor Search Committee (PSC) continues to do the process of discernment of potential pastor candidates with the goal of the best match of pastor candidate gifts and needs of Jubilee.  When the PSC is ready to make a recommendation, it will go to the council.  The church council will then process that recommendation.  It is the church council that determines what recommendation comes to the congregation.  If you have any questions, please contact any PSC member (Suzanne Opel, Melody Clymer, Jeff Landis, Lisa Shelly).

There are several households in the congregation that are in need of help getting to and from worship services and other church events. If you are interested in helping to provide rides, please contact Joel or Kelsey.

Check out the The Fellowship, the Gulf States Mennonite Conference newsletter, for Spring 2022 below:


 2022 Retreat and Event Calendar:  2022 Retreats & Events

Summer Camp registration is open for our overnight & day camp programs 

Join Pine Lake Fellowship Camp in praying for and looking for responsible, compassionate, Christ-seeking summer staff for Summer Camp 2022!  Applications are at! Questions? Call the office at (601) 483-2267 or email

Anyone born before April 1967 can come and be nourished at the 55+ Retreat on April 19-21, 2022 at Pine Lake Fellowship Camp! The schedule includes sessions led by Roger & Cynthia Neufeld Smith around the Parables of Jesus, as well as a campfire and movie night. Register online at or call the office (601) 483-2267. 

Calling all aspiring, experienced, and middle-of-the-road quilters! The Camp Quilt Retreat & Workshop will take place April 28 - 30 at Pine Lake. Gather to work on the Camp Quilt which will be sold at Camp Sale to benefit Pine Lake! Call (601) 483-2267 or head to to reserve your spot!
Young Adult Retreat (for people age 18 - 30 or graduating high school this year) is May 13 - 15 at Pine Lake. Expect a laid back weekend with friends, classic camp fun, and encouragement in your faith. Register now at!

Do you have announcements to share with Jubilee? 
Please call, text or email Kelsey Luke.

April 21- Cynthia Clymer

April 23- Ian Graybill

Regular Offering (4/11/22 - 4/17/22) : $5,536.50 / Budgeted : $3,010.45
Year-to-date offering : $105,087.45/ Budgeted : $110,526.41
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If you prefer, you may mail your check to Wayne Gorrow at
2723 31st Street, Meridian, MS 39305.

"He is not here; He has risen!

Luke 24:6

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