Information for the Congregation for Sunday, March 11, 2018

Posted March 9th, 2018

In Memoriam

Margaret (Betty) Bomberger, wife of former McPherson CoB pastor, Harold Z. Bomberger, died on Thursday, March 1. The memorial service was held at Annville CoB, Annville, PA, on Saturday, March 3. We wish to express our sympathy to her sons, Timothy (Deborah) Bomberger, Lane (Anita) Bomberger; daughter, Venona (Joe) Detrick; and the other immediate and extended family members.

Information for the Congregation

Ventures in Discipleship, McPherson College – The course offering for March will be “Revitalizing Worship Through the Arts.” The class will be held online, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST), Saturday, March 17. Bobbi Dykema, pastor and professor, who serves in the Pacific Northwest District of the Church of the Brethren, will be teaching. Classes are donation-based and continuing education credit is available at $10 per course. To register for courses, visit

Western Plains District Men’s Retreat, April 20-21, Heartland Center for Spirituality, Great Bend. Registration deadline: Tuesday, March 20. Forms: Church Gathering Space or the District Website (

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).

Special Gifts Focus for March

On Sundays during March, the Outreach Team is collecting food and money for the McPherson County Food Bank. Last year $1200 was collected. The goal for this year is $1500. Donations may be left in a grocery cart, to be located in the Church Gathering Space. For monetary donations, indicate “Food Bank” in your check memo line. Most needed items:    •Syrup    •Canned Vegetables    •Canned Fruits    •Pancake Mix

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

2018 Monthly Financial Report


March 4

March 11 March 18 March 25


Weekly Offering Needed
$8,000 $8,000 $8,000 $8,000


Offering Received



2018 Year-to Date Financial Report



February March April May


Monthly Offering
$32,000 $32,000 $32,000 $40,000 $32,000


Offering Received



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