Information for the Congregation for Sunday, January 20, 2019

Posted January 18th, 2019

Ventures in Discipleship, McPherson College – The course offerings for spring will focus on the theme “Welcoming Congregations.” The next class will be held online, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST), Saturday, January 26. Fred Bernhard will be presenting “Biblical Hospitality.” Classes are donation-based and continuing education credit is available at $10 per course. To register, visit www.mcpherson.edu/ventures.

Mission Education Trip to HaitiJuly 19-23, 2019. To learn more, meet after church on Sunday, January 27, in the Church Community Room.

A Pancake and Ham Breakfast will be held in the Church Social Room from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, in the Church Social Room. Donations will benefit the Haiti Water Project.

Reasonable Faith is a series that illustrates that Christianity is fully compatible with the findings of contemporary science, humanitarian ethics, and critical biblical scholarship. On Monday, January 28, 7-8 p.m., Kirk MacGregor will present “What Should Be the Relationship Between Christianity and Politics?” in Mohler Hall, Room 212, McPherson College. Everyone is welcome.

First Fridays: McPherson College at The Cedars — This is a free educational series of classes that are open to all ages. On Friday, February 1, at 3 p.m., Dr. Ken Yohn will present “ISIS, Democracy, and Refugees: Civil War in Syria.” For information, contact Kendra Flory (floryk@mcpherson.edu or 620.242.0432).

Higher Education Scholarship Fund – Members who attend a Church of the Brethren institution of Higher Education are supported by this congregation with a $300 scholarship per semester. The second semester scholarships for the nine students receiving assistance this academic year – are now due. Please support these students with your donations. Bethany Theological Seminary; Kendra Flory and Joanna Smith, Bridgewater College; Helen Ullom-Minnich, Manchester University; Rebecca Ullom-Minnich, McPherson College; Emmy Goering, Rachael Hendricks, Ilanna Moyer, Dan Reynolds, Kaitlyn van Asselt. Please indicate Higher Education Fund on the memo portion of your check or on your giving envelope.

All-church email list – If you are currently not receiving these notifications and wish to be added to the list, contact the Church Office (241-1109 or maccob@macbrethren.org). In addition, you may also contact the office, if you wish to be added to the Prayer Chain list.

Prairie Window Concert Series — Dyck Arboretum

Posted January 16th, 2019

The next concert, featuring Moors & McCumber, will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 27 at the Dyck Arboretum in Hesston.  Everyone is invited to an evening of great music and good food in a prairie garden setting. Tickets: $20 adults/$10 kids, plus tax. Purchase tickets online or call 620-327-8127 to reserve your seats.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, January 13, 2019

Posted January 11th, 2019

Hazel Snell died on Thursday, November 15. The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, at the church. We wish to express our sympathy to daughter, Ginny (Doug) Anthony; granddaughters, Becky Snell, Amanda (James) Keith; and the other extended family members. Continued prayers for the family will be appreciated.

Ventures in Discipleship, McPherson College – The course offerings for spring will focus on the theme “Welcoming Congregations.” The next class will be held online, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST), Saturday, January 26. Fred Bernhard will be presenting “Biblical Hospitality.” Classes are donation-based and continuing education credit is available at $10 per course. To register, visit www.mcpherson.edu/ventures.

Mission Education Trip to HaitiJuly 18-23, 2019. To learn more, meet after church on Sunday, January 27, in the Church Community Room.

A Pancake and Ham Breakfast will be held in the Church Social Room from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 2.  Donations will benefit the Haiti Water Project.

Higher Education Scholarship Fund – Members who attend a Church of the Brethren institution of Higher Education are supported by this congregation with a $300 scholarship per semester. The second semester scholarships for the nine students receiving assistance this academic year – are now due. Please support these students with your donations. Bethany Theological Seminary; Kendra Flory and Joanna Smith, Bridgewater College; Helen Ullom-Minnich, Manchester University; Rebecca Ullom-Minnich, McPherson College; Emmy Goering, Rachael Hendricks, Ilanna Moyer, Dan Reynolds, Kaitlyn van Asselt. Please indicate Higher Education Fund on the memo portion of your check or on your giving envelope.

Would you like to become a member? Would you like to dedicate your child(ren)? To initiate a conversation, express your intent or to ask questions, contact: Pastors Chris, Jerry, or Kathryn, through the Church Office (620-241-1109).

 

First Concert of 2019 — Prairie Window Concert Series

Posted January 4th, 2019

The first concert of 2019 at the Prairie Window Concert Series, featuring The Barefoot Movement, will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 13th at the Dyck Arboretum in Hesston.  Everyone is invited for an evening of great music and good food in a prairie garden setting. Tickets: $20 adults/$10 kids, plus tax. Purchase tickets online or call 620-327-8127 to reserve your seats.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, January 6, 2019

Posted January 4th, 2019

Hutchinson Community Church of the Brethren invites you to a reception honoring Marlo Oltman on the occasion of his retirement from active preaching ministry. The event is planned for 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, at the church. A short time of recognition to acknowledge and appreciate Marlo’s 22 years of ministry will be held at 2:30 p.m.

Higher Education Scholarship Fund – Members who attend a Church of the Brethren institution of Higher Education are supported by this congregation with a $300 scholarship per semester. The second semester scholarships for the nine students receiving assistance this academic year – are now due. Please support these students with your donations. Bethany Theological Seminary; Kendra Flory and Joanna Smith, Bridgewater College; Helen Ullom-Minnich, Manchester University; Rebecca Ullom-Minnich, McPherson College; Emmy Goering, Rachael Hendricks, Ilanna Moyer, Dan Reynolds, Kaitlyn van Asselt. Please indicate Higher Education Fund on the memo portion of your check or on your giving envelope.