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 (www.macbrethren.org) 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 campmthermon.net. Register for Camp Colorado at campcolorado.org. 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

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4facac2aabf49-2018.

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

Total

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

$40,000

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

$39,395.80

2018 Year – To Date Financial Report

 

January

February March April May

June

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

$32,000

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

$39,395.80

   

Invitations for the Congregation for Sunday, May 6, 2018

Posted May 4th, 2018

The Ullom-Minnich family invites the church family to celebrate with them the graduations of  Jessica and Viviane Guenole (their exchange student from Germany).  The come and go reception will be held at their home (509 E Durst, Moundridge), 7 – 9 p.m. on Friday, May 18.

The church family is invited to attend a graduation reception in honor of Rachael Hendricks from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, in the Church Social Room.

 

Invitations to McPherson College Music Concerts

Posted April 27th, 2018

McPherson College Choir will present their Spring Concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, in the Church Sanctuary.  Everyone is invited.

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.

Information for the Congregation for Sunday, April 29, 2018

Posted April 27th, 2018

The Snells, Hazel, Carol, Ginny, Becky, Amanda, and families, wish to express a heartfelt “Thank You” for food, care, and presence at the time of John’s death on April 2nd and for the days following.

Thank you for thinking of me on my birthday and Administrative Assistants Day. You are appreciated for being a thoughtful and caring congregation. – Janice Friesen

McPherson Community Brass Choir, under the direction of Jerry Toews, will present their Spring Concert at 3 p.m. today, in the Church Sanctuary.  There will be a variety of music, including the McPherson Brass Quintet, a French horn quartet, and a trombone sextet. Guest organist will be Steve Gustafson.  Members from the CoB are: Winona Godfrey, Eric Goering, Christi Hopkins, Darren Hendricks, and Seth Schoming.

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, April 30, 7-8 p.m., Kirk MacGregor will present “Is God a Trinity?” in Mohler Hall, 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, May 4, at 2 p.m., Dr. Rick Tyler will present “The End of An Era.” For information, contact Kendra Flory (floryk@mcpherson.edu or 620.242.0432).

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.

Faith Formation Team invites you to join the Connection Experiment. Stay tuned 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 (www.macbrethren.org) by clicking on the “Splash Canyon” tab.

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 campmthermon.net. Register for Camp Colorado at campcolorado.org. 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

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4facac2aabf49-2018.

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

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 Year–To Date Financial Report

April 1

April 8 April 15 April 22 April 29

Total

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

$40,000

Offering Received
$6,406.35 $12,275.21 $6,413.00

$5,764.12

Note of Appreciation

Posted April 24th, 2018

The Snells, Hazel, Carol, Ginny, Becky, Amanda, and families, wish to express a heartfelt “Thank You” for food, care, and presence at the time of John’s death on April 2nd and for the days following.