Worship Service – April 24, 2016

Posted May 1st, 2016

Senior High Sunday

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Information for the Congregation for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Posted April 29th, 2016

Recognizing Our High School Seniors

Celeste Chapman, Emmy Goering, Ty Goss, Joel Holloway, Tate Johnson

Dylan Kramer, Israel Moyer, Dan Reynolds, Helen Ullom-Minnich

 Kaitlyn van Asselt, Alex Weber, Ruth Whitacre, Spenser Wine

Saying Goodbye to Our Exchange Students

Cedric Blomberg, Carola Galletti, Linnea Henriksen, Weronika Smulska

Information for the Congregation

May 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.

Name Tags – If you need a new or replacement name tag, please contact the church office (620-241-1109).

PotluckToday Everyone is invited to come celebrate as we say “Good Luck” to our High School Seniors and the 4 Exchange Students.

The McPherson College Band and Jazz Band will be presenting a concert in Lakeside Park Band Shell at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2.  In addition to the college bands, the McPherson County Jazz Horn Quartet will also be performing. Please bring lawn chairs/blankets and come to enjoy a great evening of music. The concert is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in McPherson College Brown Auditorium.

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 May 6, Dr. Steve Crain will present “Francis of Assisi: Follower of Jesus.” Contact Marcia Walters (waltersm@mcpherson.edu or 620-242-0434) by Monday, May 2, to reserve your place.

Following their first century ride in Hawaii, David Jones and Michael Himlie will be embarking on their bicycling expedition around the U.S. on May 14, 2016. They will ride one hundred miles in all fifty states in fifty consecutive days. The riders will be in Kansas on Saturday, May 21, riding from Dodge City to Cunningham. If interested in riding along with them, check the website (www.bikingforpeace.org). Their goal is to raise $100,000 to support Christian Peacemaker Teams. They have reached about one quarter of their goal and would appreciate additional sponsorships. Detailed information about the event is available on the website.

McPherson Community Brass Choir, under the direction of Jerry Toews, will present their spring concert at 5 p.m., on Sunday, May 15, in the Church Sanctuary. Guest soloist will be Kyle Unruh, McPherson High School band director.  Doris Coppock, Eric Goering, Winona Godfrey, Darren Hendricks, and Seth Schoming are members of the group.  Free admission – everyone invited.

The Higher Education Scholarships are in need of funding. We currently need an additional $2400 to fully fund the scholarships. Twelve students will be enrolled in Church of the Brethren Colleges (McPherson, Manchester, and Juniata) this fall.

Church Cancellation

In the event of severe weather or a catastrophic event:

listen to local radio KBBE 96.7

watch rolling banner on bottom of screen on TV Channel 12

check KWCH Channel 12 website CLOSED list and the church Facebook page

When personnel can get to the office, an All Church Email will be sent.


Wedding Reception — Bret and Isabelle Scott

Posted April 27th, 2016

Announcing Our Marriage

Bret Scott and Isabelle Moyer

were married April 1, 2016!

Now it’s time to celebrate.

Please join us for our “come and go” reception

on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 1-3 p.m.

It will be held in the social room of the

McPherson Church of the Brethren.

Worship Service – April 24, 2016

Posted April 24th, 2016

Kathryn Whitacre

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SHEL in Concert, Dyck Arboretum, May 5, 2016

Posted April 22nd, 2016

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains will host a “pop-up concert” featuring “chamber-grass” sister band, SHEL. The concert will take place in the Prairie Pavilion, overlooking the lake. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Join us for an evening of great music in a prairie garden setting.  Tickets: $20 adults/$10 kids, may be purchased at the door.  Call 620-327-8127 to reserve your seats.