Information for the Congregation for Sunday, July 14, 2019

Posted July 12th, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to the Ayers family (mom Emily, dad Matt, big sister Veda and big brother Dane) on the arrival of Everly Elizabeth Ayers. Born by cesarean on Friday, July 5, Everly weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. and was 20.5″ long.

HAITI WATER PROJECT FUNDRAISER is Sunday, July 14, 5 – 7 p.m., at 1433 Briarwood Lane. Special thanks to hosts Rita Beam, Gregg & Judy Stockstill and Dave & Bonnie Fruth.

WESTERN PLAINS DISTRICT CONFERENCE is July 26 – 28 in McPherson. Weekend presenters include Moderator Keith Funk, Sarah Mason, Bob Bates, Dinah Largo and Steven Schweizter. Registration deadline was Monday, July 8. Late registration is available with extra fees. REGISTER HERE

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS are needed during Sunday School and the Worship Service on Sunday, July 28. Many young children will be attending due to District Conference. Contact Daisy Friesen for more information.

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL will be offered by the Faith Formation Team June 2 – July 28. Lela Beam and Pastor Jerry Bowen will co-teach “Just Peace/Restorative Justice.” Bible lessons and scripture will be matched with discussion about practical ways to be peacemakers.

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 at 620.241.1109.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, July 7, 2019

Posted July 5th, 2019

WHO IS MY NEIGHBOR? is the theme for Vacation Bible School at the Monitor Church of the Brethren, July 8-12. Children ages 4 through the completion of 8th grade can participate. All are invited to the VBS Program on Friday, July 12, at 7 p.m. Contact Shana Leck at 620.755.5098 for more information.

HAITI WATER PROJECT FUNDRAISER – All are invited to a picnic dinner on Sunday, July 14, at 1433 Briarwood Lane. Dinner will be served 5 – 7 p.m. and hosted by Rita Beam, Gregg & Judy Stockstill and Dave & Bonnie Fruth. Bring your family and friends! RSVP to Judy Stockstill @ 620.242.3536 or Bonnie Fruth @ 316.708.1760 by Monday, July 8.

WESTERN PLAINS DISTRICT CONFERENCE is July 26 – 28 in McPherson. Bob Bates will replace Roy Winter as Saturday evening’s speaker. Other weekend presenters include Moderator Keith Funk, Sarah Mason, Dinah Largo and Steven Schweizter. Registration deadline is Monday, July 8. Late registrations will be accepted with increased registration fees. REGISTER HERE

NURSERY VOLUNTEERS are needed during Sunday School and the Worship Service on Sunday, July 28. Many young children will be attending due to District Conference. Contact Daisy Friesen for more information.

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL will be offered by the Faith Formation Team June 2 – July 28. Lela Beam and Pastor Jerry Bowen will co-teach “Just Peace/Restorative Justice.” Bible lessons and scripture will be matched with discussion about practical ways to be peacemakers.

DIRECTOR OF INTERCULTURAL MINISTRIES is a new position available at the Church of the Brethren General Office in Elgin, Ill. Review the job description and apply at COBApply@brethren.org.

THE SANCTUARY ORGAN has served our congregation well and is in need of major repairs. The bid for the proposed renovation by Reuter Pipe Organs is $27,000. More than $19,000 has been donated and/or pledged thus far. If you would like to support the renovation project, contact any member of the Worship Design Team (Doris Coppock, Kendra Flory, Ellen Gilbert, Jean Hendricks, Carol Ward, LeRoy Weddle or Kathryn Whitacre).

Name Tags – Contact the church office at 620.241.1109 if you need a new or replacement name tag.

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 or CHECK KWCH Channel 12 website closed list and the church Facebook page. When personnel can get to the church office, an ALL-CHURCH EMAIL will be sent

 

 

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, June 30, 2019

Posted June 28th, 2019

DIRECTOR OF INTERCULTURAL MINISTRIES is a new position available at the Church of the Brethren General Office in Elgin, Ill. Review the job description and apply at COBApply@brethren.org.

THE SANCTUARY ORGAN has served our congregation well and is in need of major repairs. The bid for the proposed renovation by Reuter Pipe Organs is $27,000. More than $19,000 has been donated and/or pledged thus far. If you would like to support the renovation project, contact any member of the Worship Design Team (Doris Coppock, Kendra Flory, Ellen Gilbert, Jean Hendricks, Carol Ward, LeRoy Weddle or Kathryn Whitacre).

YOU ARE INVITED to a potluck lunch and wedding shower to celebrate the marriage of Devin Clark and Hannah Shumway on Saturday, July 6, 12 p.m., at Pine Village Wellness Center in Moundridge. Please help us introduce Hannah to a quality Kansas potluck. Gifts are not necessary or expected but always appreciated.

ULSTER PROJECT OF MCPHERSON COUNTY is taking orders for a cinnamon roll fundraiser. Call 620.755.5689 to place your order. Cost is $10 for eight rolls. Pick up your order on Saturday, July 6, 6:30 – 7 p.m., or on Sunday, July 7, 10 – 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

HAITI WATER PROJECT FUNDRAISER – All are invited to a picnic dinner on Sunday, July 14, at 1433 Briarwood Lane. Dinner will be served 5 – 7 p.m. and hosted by Rita Beam, Gregg & Judy Stockstill and Dave & Bonnie Fruth. Bring your family and friends! RSVP to Judy Stockstill @ 620.242.3536 or Bonnie Fruth @ 316.708.1760 by Monday, July 8.

BLUESTEM PACE is looking for volunteers Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact Pastor Jerry Bowen for more information.

WESTERN PLAINS DISTRICT CONFERENCE is July 26 – 28 in McPherson. This year’s speakers include Moderator Keith Funk (Friday Evening Worship); Roy Winter (Saturday Evening Worship); Sarah Mason (Sunday Morning Worship); Sheryl Wilson, Director of KIPCOR (Minister/Guest Dinner); Dinah Largo, Tok’ahookaadi Church of the Brethren (Women’s Breakfast) and Steven Schweizter, Chair of Bethany Seminary EYN Task Team (Mission & Service Dinner). Come and be inspired to live as brothers and sisters in Christ – Peacefully, Simply, Together. REGISTER HERE

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL will be offered by the Faith Formation Team June 2 – July 28.  Lela Beam and Pastor Jerry Bowen will co-teach “Just Peace/Restorative Justice.” Bible lessons and scripture will be matched with discussion about practical ways to be peacemakers.

PASTORAL RELATIONS TEAM FOR PASTOR JERRY BOWEN – Contact team members with questions, thoughts or needs:

Renata Prose – renatalichty@hotmail.com
Lela Beam – lelabeam@sbcglobal.net
Bruce Clary – claryb@mcpherson.edu

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 or CHECK KWCH Channel 12 website closed list and the church Facebook page. When personnel can get to the church office, an ALL-CHURCH EMAIL will be sent.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, June 23, 2019

Posted June 21st, 2019

THE SANCTUARY ORGAN has served our congregation well and is in need of major repairs. The bid for the proposed renovation by Reuter Pipe Organs is $27,000. Donations are currently being accepted to support this project. For more information, contact any member of the Worship Design Team (Doris Coppock, Kendra Flory, Ellen Gilbert, Jean Hendricks, Carol Ward, LeRoy Weddle or Kathryn Whitacre).

YOU ARE INVITED to a potluck lunch and wedding shower to celebrate the marriage of Devin Clark and Hannah Shumway on Saturday, July 6, 12 p.m., at the Pine Village Wellness Center in Moundridge. Please help us introduce Hannah to a quality Kansas potluck. Gifts are not necessary or expected but always appreciated.

ULSTER PROJECT OF MCPHERSON COUNTY is taking orders for a cinnamon roll fundraiser. Call 620.755.5689 to place your order. Cost is $10 for eight rolls. All rolls need to be picked up on Saturday, July 6, 6:30 – 7 p.m., or on Sunday, July 7, 10 – 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

HAITI WATER PROJECT FUNDRAISER – All are invited to a picnic dinner on Sunday, July 14, at 1433 Briarwood Lane. Dinner will be served 5 – 7 p.m. and hosted by Rita Beam, Gregg & Judy Stockstill and Dave & Bonnie Fruth. Bring your family and friends! RSVP to Judy Stockstill @ 620.242.3536 or Bonnie Fruth @ 316.708.1760 by Monday, July 8.

BLUESTEM PACE is looking for volunteers Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact Pastor Jerry Bowen for more information.

WESTERN PLAINS DISTRICT CONFERENCE is July 26 – 28 in McPherson. This year’s speakers include Moderator Keith Funk (Friday Evening Worship); Roy Winter (Saturday Evening Worship); Sarah Mason (Sunday Morning Worship); Sheryl Wilson, Director of KIPCOR (Minister/Guest Dinner); Dinah Largo, Tok’ahookaadi Church of the Brethren (Women’s Breakfast) and Steven Schweizter, Chair of Bethany Seminary EYN Task Team (Mission & Service Dinner). Come and be inspired to live as brothers and sisters in Christ – Peacefully, Simply, Together. REGISTER HERE

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL will be offered by the Faith Formation Team June 2 – July 28. Lela Beam and Pastor Jerry Bowen will co-teach “Just Peace/Restorative Justice.” Bible lessons and scripture will be matched with discussion about practical ways to be peacemakers.

PASTORAL RELATIONS TEAM FOR PASTOR JERRY BOWEN – Contact team members with questions, thoughts or needs:

Renata Prose – renatalichty@hotmail.com

Lela Beam – lelabeam@sbcglobal.net

Bruce Clary – claryb@mcpherson.edu

MEALS ON WHEELS – The McPherson Church of the Brethren is responsible for delivering meals on the 2nd and 5th (if there is one) Saturdays of each month. This service provides a hot meal to the elderly and infirm of McPherson. It takes less than one hour to deliver. SIGN UP HERE to help with this ministry. Thank you!

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 or

CHECK KWCH Channel 12 website closed list and the church Facebook page.

When personnel can get to the church office, an ALL-CHURCH EMAIL will be sent.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, June 16, 2019

Posted June 14th, 2019

Junior Campers who signed up for transportation to Camp Colorado need to meet on the west side of the Church Education Building on Sunday, June 16, at 7 a.m. Don’t forget to bring spending money for lunch and/or snacks! The group will return to McPherson at approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22.

The Sanctuary Organ has served our congregation well and is in need of major repairs. The bid for the proposed renovation by Reuter Pipe Organs is $27,000. Donations are currently being accepted to support this project. For more information, contact any member of the Worship Design Team (Doris Coppock, Kendra Flory, Ellen Gilbert, Jean Hendricks, Carol Ward, LeRoy Weddle or Kathryn Whitacre).

Western Plains District Conference is July 26 – 28 in McPherson. This year’s speakers include Moderator Keith Funk (Friday Evening Worship); Roy Winter (Saturday Evening Worship); Sarah Mason (Sunday Morning Worship); Sheryl Wilson, Director of KIPCOR (Minister/Guest Dinner); Dinah Largo, Tok’ahookaadi Church of the Brethren (Women’s Breakfast) and Steven Schweizter, Chair of Bethany Seminary EYN Task Team (Mission & Service Dinner). Come and be inspired to live as brothers and sisters in Christ – Peacefully, Simply, Together. REGISTER HERE

Summer Sunday School will be offered by the Faith Formation Team June 2 – July 28. Lela Beam and Pastor Jerry Bowen will co-teach “Just Peace/Restorative Justice.” Bible lessons and scripture will be matched with discussion about practical ways to be peacemakers.

Pastoral Relations Team for Pastor Jerry Bowen – Contact team members with questions, thoughts or needs:
Renata Prose – renatalichty@hotmail.com
Lela Beam – lelabeam@sbcglobal.net
Bruce Clary – claryb@mcpherson.edu

All-Church Email List – If you want to be added to the all-church notification list and/or the prayer chain, contact the church office at 620.241.1109 or maccob@macbrethren.org.

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 or CHECK KWCH Channel 12 website closed list and the church Facebook page. When personnel can get to the church office, an ALL-CHURCH EMAIL will be sent.