Information for the Congregation for Sunday, April 14, 2019

Posted April 12th, 2019

The McPherson Community Brass Choir, directed by Jerry Toews, will present their Spring Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 in the Church Sanctuary. Featured will be a variety of music, with pieces from each of the sections, plus the brass quintet. A special arrangement by Don Frederick will include bagpipes. Participants are church members Darren Hendricks, Eric Goering, Seth Schoming and Winona Godfrey. Plan to attend this free concert and enjoy an afternoon of brass.

“On the Emmaus Road: Awakening to God” is the theme for Western Plains District Men’s Retreat. The retreat is planned for Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5 at Heartland Center for Spirituality, Great Bend. Registration forms are available in the Church Gathering Space.

Registration for the National Older Adult Conference opens on Thursday, May 1. The 2019 conference will be held September 2-6 at the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, in western North Carolina. A Western Plains bus will leave McPherson on Sunday, September 1 and return on Saturday, September 7. Cost for the bus trip is $300 (includes bus travel and two nights in a motel). To reserve your space, contact David Fruth (620.245.0674, 316.708.1760 or

Childcare Coordinators Western Plains District Events

Coordinators are requested for both events listed. If interested, contact Nancy Reynolds, Chair of the District Congregational Resourcing Team (913.219.0002 or

July 26-28 – District Conference, McPherson October 25-27 – The Gathering, Salina

Job Opening – A part-time position is available to assist with the care and maintenance of the church facility. The Environmental Services II position focuses primarily on mechanical/electrical infrastructure and routine annual maintenance. Contact the Church Office for more details or contact Chris Whitacre as Staff Liaison to the Property Team.

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.


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