September 3 Bulletin

Church Services

8:25 am* 11:00 am**

Songs of Praise: #375 Work, for the Night is Coming, #369 Bringing in the Sheaves
Welcome and Announcements
Invocation: Elder Dean Clayton
Opening Hymn: #246 Worthy, Worthy Is the Lamb
Offering (Local Church Budget) & Prayer: Dean Clayton
Offertory: My Jesus I Love Thee by 7th-day Strings
Children Story: 
Scripture: Matthew 5:13-16
Prayer Song: Our Dear Father Hear Our Prayer
Worship in Prayer: 
Worship in Song: There Shall Be Showers of Blessing by 7th-day Strings
Message:  Salt of the Earth, Light of the World, part 1 by Pastor John Anderson
Hymn Of Consecration: #316 Live Out Thy Life Within Me
Benediction: Pastor John Anderson

Platform Elder: Dean Clayton
Lead Deacon: Edward Dinger
Song Leader: Sidney Nixon* Wong Family**
Organist: Anna Sparks
Pianist: Lou Ann Strachan* Kathleen Wong**

Sabbath School Classes

Cradle Roll (Ages 0-3 )
Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)
Primary (Ages 7-9)
Juniors (Ages 10-12)
Earliteens (Ages 13-15)

Youth and Young Adult Classes
Youth (Ages 15+)

Adult Classes
Adult Lesson Study (Sanctuary Front)
Adult Lesson Study (Room behind the piano will be outside)
Spirit of Prophecy class now studying The Story of Redemption (Pathfinder Room)
Revelation of Hope (Fellowship hall and Zoom)


We are glad that you have chosen to worship with us today. If we can help you in any way, please let us know by filling out the information card in the pews or contacting one of our elders or deacons.

God is holy and worthy of our praise and adoration. "Holy and reverend is His name." Please keep the sanctuary a quiet place.

We believe in prayer! If you would like to spend some extra time in prayer after the 11 am service meet in the room behind the piano.

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The Three Angels’ Messages Children’s Choirs begin September 6. Older Members aged 7 – 13 will meet 4:00 – 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Junior Members aged 3 – 6 will meet 3:00- 3:45 pm in the Primary Room. Sign up today after church.

Following the Asian themed fellowship meal next week we will have a special program for the Buchheim family as they prepare to move out of the area. Please bring a nutritious and delicious vegan dish to share.

The Mentone Mustangs, our Adventurer and Pathfinder Clubs, registration has opened for the upcoming year tentatively starting September 11. Please pre-register your child today. The age levels are: Adventurers, 3 – 9 years; Pathfinders, Ages 10 – 16; Master Guides, Ages 16 years plus.  Parents and other adult church members/friends, may also sign up to become Pathfinder volunteers/leaders/counselors.  If you are interested in helping and/or joining Adventurers or Pathfinders, please contact Samuel Wong by phone or text 909-282-7447. See for more information.

Mentone Church Will be hosting DivorceCare on Thursday evenings from September 15 - December 15, 2022 (13-weeks, Thanksgiving day- off).  The meetings will be 2 hours in duration, from 6-8 pm. DivorceCare is a Christian based program which supports and encourages those who currently are going through, or recently have gone through, separation or divorce. To register, contact: Cheryl Craven at; or sign online at (search for Mentone SDA Church or zip code 92359).

October will be Adventist Heritage month at Mentone. The 1st of the month has been designated as a day of prayer and fasting. Please plan to participate in the special program we will have in the afternoon.

Make plans to join us for our special fall convocation on October 7/8. We will be blessed with amazing music and powerful messages from Evangelist Randy Skeete.

Understand Bible Prophecy: Finding Hope in the Books of Daniel and Revelation is scheduled to begin the week of October 16. We are still looking for facilitators and co-leaders for our sites around the inland empire.

Are you interested in Herbal Remedies and making your own?  There is a wonderful opportunity by LIGHT Ministries and Dr Lee Willard, Naturopath/Master Herbalist for a 150 hour course. We need 15 committed people to sign up as a group to a group discount. Please text/call Coralie Dinger 916474-0182 for more information about this exciting opportunity.

@ Mentone Next Week

Everyday of the week
  6:00 am – United Prayer
Monday, September 5
  5:30 pm – Monday Nights with God Zoom Bible study
Wednesday, September 7
  7:00 pm – Prayer Meeting
Sabbath, September 10
  8:25 and 11 am – Pastor John Anderson

Speaker Schedule

September 17 – Elder Vladimir Zaninovic
September 24 – Pastor John Anderson
October 1 – Pastor Rodney Bowes
October 7/8 – Fall Convocation with Pastor Randy Skeete

Birthday Blessings

September 4th – Tiina Willumson, Julianna Luong Craven, Stephanie Popa  5th – Dan Grecian, Roman Ganding, Jane Valdez 6th – Andrew Gonzalez, Adelin Nemes, Carolyn Simmonds 9th – Beril Abraham, Tony Torres Jr. 10th – John Miller, Hudson Stuck, Jessie Hill, Margie Perman

Financial Information

As of August 15, 2022

Church Budget:  $150,545.37 (goal $160,000) short $9,454.63
10-40 funds:  $69,669.67
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