Thank You to Our Office Volunteers

Posted February 12th, 2014

We wish to thank the following who recently assisted in the Church Office:

John Burkholder, Linda Cunningham, Eloise Lichty, Gene Reinecker, Paul and Mary Wagoner, Ira Whitacre

Notes of Appreciation

Posted February 12th, 2014

Mary Fruth wishes to thank everyone who helped to make her 100th birthday so special. She appreciated receiving cards and greetings from so many friends. The McPherson Church of the Brethren congregation, the worship service and the special music, were highlights for her birthday weekend.  Blessings to all!   – The Fruth Family

The church office has received thank you letters from the following for contributions to their programs and ministries:

    •McPherson College

    •Mt. Hope Sanctuary

    •New Community Project

    •On Earth Peace

    •The Cedars

Attendance for January, 2014

Posted February 12th, 2014

Jan. 5:  Sunday School 65 – Worship 164

Jan. 12:  Sunday School 95 – Worship 2227

Jan. 19:  Sunday School 73 – Worship 215

Jan. 26:  Sunday School 103 – Worship 234

Alexander Mack Men’s Fellowship — March 13, 2014

Posted February 12th, 2014

We will meet for dinner and fellowship at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Church Social Room.  For the program, Kirby Goering, Director of PET Moundridge, will show and tell about the Personal Energy Transportation Program. PET Kansas is an International affiliate workshop that builds the PET, an all-terrain wheelchair, given to the disabled in developing countries. Land mines, illness, birth defects, diseases, war, and accidents, all contribute to the more than 20 million people who are unable to walk in these countries. For reservations, contact Pete Brubaker ( or Art Snell (620-241-2427) by Sunday, March 9.

Camp Leadership Training Day, Saturday, April 26, 2014

Posted February 11th, 2014

The Western Plains District Outdoor Ministry Team is planning to hold a Camp Leadership Training Day from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 in the Church Social Room, McPherson Church of the Brethren. All camp co-directors, counselors, counselors-in-training, resource staff, camp managers, and cooks, are invited and encouraged to attend. The keynote speaker will present information about how to serve special-needs campers. Other topics, pertinent to camp leadership, will also be discussed. Camp Co-Directors will also have an opportunity to meet with their teams. Overnight lodging and mileage reimbursement are available for anyone traveling a distance of 150 miles or more. For additional information, contact Jan Hurst, Outdoor Ministry Team Chair (620-245-0009 or