Ramona Fries died on Thursday, October 16. A private graveside service was held on Saturday, October 18. We wish to express our sympathy to her sister Mildred (Howard) Linville and other extended family members.
Irven Stern died on Monday, October 20. The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28, at the church. We wish to express our sympathy to daughters, Gayle (Don) Bartel; Susan (Bryan) Boyer; son, Gary (Rae) Stern; and other immediate and extended members.
Joys of the Congregation
Card shower – Elva Jean Naylor will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Saturday, November 1. Birthday wishes may be sent to her at: 1071 Darlow Drive, Apt. 116, McPherson, KS 67460.
Information for the Congregation
November Newsletter – Printed copies are available today. Check for e-mail updates and stay up-to-date with church news by signing up for e-mail alerts. Visit www.macbrethren.org and enter your e-mail address in the left column of the screen under “Subscribe to E-mail Updates” and follow the instructions
Janice Friesen, Executive Assistant to the Pastoral Staff, will be on vacation from Monday, October 27 through Friday, October 31. Volunteer staff will be in the office to answer the telephone and to assist those who stop by.
To submit bulletin items for Sunday, November 2, contact Jana Goering (241-4080 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by Wednesday, October 29.
First Fridays: McPherson College at The Cedars – This is a free educational series of classes that are open to all ages. At 2 p.m. on Friday, November 7, Dan Hoffman will present “The Intersection of Sport, Character, and Religion.” To reserve your place, contact Marcia Walters (email@example.com or 620-242-0434) by Monday, November 2.
The 10th annual Alternative Christmas Gift Market is planned for Saturday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cedars Conference Center. Charities benefitting people in need will provide opportunities for Christmas gifts that make a difference, donations in honor of your loved ones. Fair Trade items will be available for purchase. Come enjoy the refreshments, entertainment, and fellowship, and help make this year’s market a success. In honor of our 10th year, the first 100 donors will receive a special gift.
Potluck — Sunday, November 9th. Turkey provided! Please bring a side dish and/or dessert to share. THEN stay for Congregational Forum. Forum packets are available today, in the back of the sanctuary.