Information for the Congregation for Sunday, January 20, 2019

Posted January 18th, 2019

Ventures in Discipleship, McPherson College – The course offerings for spring will focus on the theme “Welcoming Congregations.” The next class will be held online, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (CST), Saturday, January 26. Fred Bernhard will be presenting “Biblical Hospitality.” Classes are donation-based and continuing education credit is available at $10 per course. To register, visit

Mission Education Trip to HaitiJuly 19-23, 2019. To learn more, meet after church on Sunday, January 27, in the Church Community Room.

A Pancake and Ham Breakfast will be held in the Church Social Room from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, in the Church Social Room. Donations will benefit the Haiti Water Project.

Reasonable Faith is a series that illustrates that Christianity is fully compatible with the findings of contemporary science, humanitarian ethics, and critical biblical scholarship. On Monday, January 28, 7-8 p.m., Kirk MacGregor will present “What Should Be the Relationship Between Christianity and Politics?” in Mohler Hall, Room 212, McPherson College. Everyone is welcome.

First Fridays: McPherson College at The Cedars — This is a free educational series of classes that are open to all ages. On Friday, February 1, at 3 p.m., Dr. Ken Yohn will present “ISIS, Democracy, and Refugees: Civil War in Syria.” For information, contact Kendra Flory ( or 620.242.0432).

Higher Education Scholarship Fund – Members who attend a Church of the Brethren institution of Higher Education are supported by this congregation with a $300 scholarship per semester. The second semester scholarships for the nine students receiving assistance this academic year – are now due. Please support these students with your donations. Bethany Theological Seminary; Kendra Flory and Joanna Smith, Bridgewater College; Helen Ullom-Minnich, Manchester University; Rebecca Ullom-Minnich, McPherson College; Emmy Goering, Rachael Hendricks, Ilanna Moyer, Dan Reynolds, Kaitlyn van Asselt. Please indicate Higher Education Fund on the memo portion of your check or on your giving envelope.

All-church email list – If you are currently not receiving these notifications and wish to be added to the list, contact the Church Office (241-1109 or In addition, you may also contact the office, if you wish to be added to the Prayer Chain list.

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