Sesquicentennial Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tentative Schedule of Events

Saturday, Community Event (10:00 am to 3:00 pm)
  • Location: Providence Community Center
  • Food Booths provided by various vendors
  • Museum displays in Schoolhouse (10:00 am to noon, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
  • Wheat Harvest Demonstration
  • Make a Wooden Peg
  • Prairie Grass Tour from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sunday
  • Location: Bethel Mennonite Church
Morning Session 1 (9:30 am to 10:30 am)
  • Piano and Organ Duet
  • Children's Choir led by Helen Wenger
  • Children's Story
  • Recognition of Missionaries
  • Special Music: Find Us Faithful sung by Tim Bentch
Morning Session 2 (10:45 am to 11:45 am)
  • Worship in Music
  • Special Music by Timothy Bentch
  • Adult Choir
  • Message by Pastor Dave Zapf
  • Closing Hymn: Faith of Our Fathers
Carry-in Lunch (noon to 1:15 pm)
Afternoon Session (1:15 pm to 2:30 pm)
  • Prelude: Guitar special by former Pastor Tom Voth
  • Special Music by the Bentch Brothers
  • A Time of Reminiscing led by Mel Gerber
  • Congregational Hymn: Great is Thy Faithfulness
Evening Session (7:00 pm to 8:30 pm)
  • Congregational Hymn: Great is Thy Faithfulness
  • Hymn Sing
  • Special Music: Find Us Faithful sung by Lisa Elliott
  • Congregational Hymn: Faith of Our Fathers
Monday
Morning (8:30 to 10:30 am)
  • Breakfast at Providence hosted by the Brotherhood
    • Menu: Sausage, Eggs, and Pancakes
    • Cost: $5/person (Children 5 and under free)
Afternoon
  • Farm Tour beginning at the Church (1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
  • Museum at Providence Community Center (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
  • Farm Tour beginning at the Church (3:00 pm to 4:30 pm)
  • Prairie Grass Tour beginning at the Church (3:00 pm to 4:30 pm)
Evening (7:00 pm to 8:30 pm)
  • Special Music: Find Us Faithful sung by Ann Loganbill
  • Special Music: Men’s Quartet
  • Historical Drama of Significant Events in the history of the Church
Tuesday (noon to 3:00 pm)
  • 4th of July Picnic at Providence
  • Beard Contest
  • Horseshoes
  • Checkers
  • Ciphering
  • Ring and Stick Game
  • Dunking Booth

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