Information for the Congregation for Sunday, May 6, 2018

Posted May 4th, 2018

McPherson College Choir will present their Spring Concert at 2 p.m. today, in the Church Sanctuary. Everyone is invited.

The McPherson College Band, Jazz Band and Dixieland Jazz Combo will be presenting their Spring Concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, in Brown Auditorium. The concert will feature Sophomore clarinetist, Kento Aizawa, and will showcase “lighter-fare” musical selections requested by the Senior band members. Everyone is welcome.

Faith Formation Team invites you to join the Connection Experiment to expand your circle. Coming June 6!

“Splash Canyon” is the theme for Vacation Bible School which is planned for June 4-8 at the church. Registration is available on the church website ( by clicking on the “Splash Canyon” tab.

For updates and additional information on Disaster Service Opportunities in the Virgin Islands, see the May Newsletter or church website.

When dropping off camp forms, checks or other communications for the Church Office, please place them in a sealed envelope before depositing them in the church mail slot.

Have you registered for Camp Mt. Hermon or Camp Colorado? Campers are responsible for registering online; paper copies are available in the church office upon request. Register for Camp Mt. Hermon at Register for Camp Colorado at Transportation is available to Camp Colorado. Cost is $45 one way or $90 round trip. Sign-up deadline is May 11; payment deadline is May 23. Make transportation checks payable to “McPherson Church of the Brethren” with “Camp Transportation” in the memo line. Sign up for transportation at

Questions?  Contact Shane Kirchner at 620.480.9318 or Anne Kirchner at 620.480.9052.

The caretakers of The Library are excited to let everyone know that they have lots of NEW BOOKS for people to browse through. Come down to the “fireplace room” in the church basement to check them out. The library also has lots of “book sets” of current Christian thinkers that are appropriate for Sunday School classes to use for extended/intensive study. The library caretakers are: Emilie Dell, Ann Flory, Elsie Holderread; and Carolyn Schrock, liaison to the Faith Formation Team.

Name Tags – for a new or replacement name tag, contact the church office (241-1109).

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 Month –To Date Financial Report


April 1

April 8 April 15 April 22 April 29


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


Offering Received
$6,406.35 $12,275.21 $6,413.00 $5,764.12 $8,537.12


2018 Year – To Date Financial Report



February March April May


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


Offering Received
$18,563.00 $22,920.06 $32,411.36



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