Since Mark and Aaron Godfrey grew up in the McPherson congregation, Merrin and Winona Godfrey wish to share the following family news:
Avalyn Grace was born on June 2 to Mark and Cara Godfrey, Lanark, IL. Avalyn weighed 6 lbs., 12 ½ oz. and was 20 in. long. She was welcomed by a 4-year-old brother, Callum.
Oliver Daniel was born on September 16 to Aaron and Sarah Godfrey, Mission, KS. Oliver weighed 7 lbs., 8 oz. and was 20 in. long.
Congratulations to the parents and grandparents.
Josie Marie was born on November 11 to Casey and Deena Wilson, Emporia, KS. Josie weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20¼ in. long. Congratulations to the new parents, big sister, Ella; and grandfather, Dean Holloway.
The McPherson College Jazz and Concert Bands will be performing a joint concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, in Brown Auditorium. The McPherson College Band program is experiencing quite a dynamic year of growth and enthusiasm and you are invited you to join them in the excitement as they share some wonderful music together.
Everyone is invited to attend the Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service which is planned for 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, at First Christian Church. The message will be brought by Rev. David Kessler, pastor of McPherson Free Methodist Church; music will be provided by a community choir. An offering will be taken to benefit McPherson Ministerial Alliance.
20th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner is planned for 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 26, at the Community Building. Everyone is invited to this free meal. For questions: 620-241-0035 or McPhersonCommunityDinners@gmail.com
Volunteer: 620-245-8536 Donate Pies: 620-241-8501 Home Delivery: 620-241-1686
Annual Christmas Event — 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 5, Church Social Room. Activities will include a service project plus games, movies, ornament making, caroling, crafts, reading, prayer and food. You are invited to sign up on the church website (macbrethren.org). Click on: Church Life Tab, Surveys and Signups, Christmas Event, to provide an appetizer, soup, or dessert to share. Everyone is invited.
Work at the ReUse It Center continues with the re-opening date set for Tuesday, December 1, at the new location, 120 S. Highway 81 Bypass. If interested in volunteering time or providing snacks and drinks for the workers, contact store manager, Shulah Neff (316-249-8258).
2015 Financial Information
October October Year-to-Date
Offerings/Pledges $26,633.43 Offerings/Pledges $299,788.31
Other Gifts 9,578.28
Expenses: (27,584.88) Expenses: (332,306.97)
Net Surplus (Deficit): (951.45) Net Surplus (Deficit) (22,940.38)