Information for the Congregation for Sunday, May 13, 2018

Posted May 10th, 2018

The flowers on the alter this Mother’s Day are in memory of Carol Ann Christy Kirchner, who was killed 20 years ago this week. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”  Galatians 5: 22-23

Sunday, May 20th and May 27th – During Spiritual Growth Time (Sunday School) from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., in the Sanctuary Building lower level classroom, Leadership Team Chair, Wylene Lengel, will be hosting successive ‘Dream Team’ sessions to receive your feedback. On the 20th the ‘Dream Team’ is asking the question, “What are your objective observations about the McPherson Church of the Brethren?” (Who are we right now?). On the 27th the ‘Dream Team’ is asking the question, “What are your Dreams for the McPherson Church of the Brethren?” (Who do we wish to be?). This feedback will be added to information already received and yet to be received in meetings to be held in June. In September, you will be asked to provide feedback about the ‘next steps’ for the McPherson Church of the Brethren.

Faith Formation Team invites you to join the Connection Experiment to expand your circle and exchange stories. June 6th and beyond!

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.

“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.

The Cedars Newsletter — Twice yearly, The Cedars publishes a newsletter for its constituents. If you are not currently on The Cedars mailing list and would like to receive the newsletter, please contact the McPherson CoB office to give permission for your name and address to be forwarded to The Cedars.

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


May 6

May 13 May 20 May 27


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 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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