Information for the Congregation for Sunday, August 5, 2018

Posted August 3rd, 2018

Congratulations to Max Goering and Samantha Fairchild who were married on Saturday, July 28, in the great wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. Everyone is invited to celebrate with them at a come and go reception today, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., at the Dyck Arboretum, 177 W. Hickory Street, Hesston.

Formation Team invites you to join the Connection Experiment to expand your circle and exchange stories. Twelve weeks – during worship – June 3 thru August 26.

Summer Intergenerational Spiritual Growth

Sundays, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Church Social Room

Facilitated by Jessica Griffith and Kathryn Whitacre

  • Appropriate for mature rising 6th graders through centenarians.
  • June 3rd through September 2nd (Class will NOT meet on August 12th)
  • The class will read and discuss John Shelby Spong’s 2018 book:

Unbelievable: Why Neither Ancient Creeds Nor the Reformation

Can Produce a Living Faith Today

  • You can participate even if you miss one or two Sundays due to summer travel and commitments.

Giving away money is easy; giving it away wisely requires discernment. Well-placed gifting, regardless of the size, can make a tremendous difference and create an extremely satisfying experience for a donor. The Church of the Brethren relies on your gifts and your careful consideration for the future of our local congregation secures our ability to continue our mission. After our all-church potluck on August 26, Becky Goss, McPherson County Community Foundation will offer ideas for planning your giving and explain the endowments invested for the McPherson Church of the Brethren.

Technical Assistance – If you would like to run a camera during worship, load the worship service into the computer, run the computer during worship or run the sound system during worship, please call the Church Office (620.241.1109). Leave your name and contact number and a member of the Audio-Visual Team will be in touch with you with additional information and to schedule a time for training.

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

New Photo Directory

Pictures will be scheduled to be taken:

2:00 – 9:00 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday, September 4 thru 7, 2018


10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018

Look for more information soon – expect a reminder call on your phone.

Pets are welcome in the photos!

You will receive a complimentary 8 x 10 photo.

5% of the cost of any additional photos you order – will be donated back to the church for the Haiti Medical Project – Clean Water Fundraiser.

Directory access will be available via: phone, lap-top, desk-top, tablet, church web-site . . .

2018 Month –To Date Financial Report


July 1

July 8 July 15 July 22 July 29


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


Offering Received
$6,631.05 $5,249.00 $5,946.00 $1,502.00 $4,622.55



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