From the Pastor’s Desk – April 2017

The church is a family, a community, a flock of sheep, etc. There are a lot of metaphors to describe the church.  Metaphors are helpful, and of course, all fall short. The metaphor I use the most in talking about church is that of the body.

The Apostle Paul introduces this idea in I Corinthians 12:12, “For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it ...

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Bus Tickets and Morning Worship: April 14

Each month Grace distributes bus tickets to people in our community. This happens on the 15th of the month, or if the 15th is a weekend we meet the Friday before. Volunteers and those receiving tickets begin to gather around 6:30 am in the Grace alcove. Guests are greeted with smiles, coffee, water, and a place to sit. Tickets are distributed at 7:50 am.

We invite all guests to a brief worship service with communion in the Great Room at 7:35 ...

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Mission Spotlight: April 2017

Four groups – S&S Men, Grace Gals, Windjammers and Young Adults – provided meals and fellowship for the Wichita Circles Network program at East Heights Methodist Church in the last few months. They were supported by a $500 Presbytery of Southern Kansas mission grant matched by a $500 gift from Economy Corner. Residual money from the gifts was donated to the East Heights Circles effort.

The Circles Network is a city-wide program designed to assist people out of poverty. Participants commit ...

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Yellow Bag Sundays – April 2017

Each month on the first Sunday you’re encouraged to take home a re-usable yellow grocery bag, put some non-perishable items in it, and bring it back the next week, or soon thereafter. Our contributions this month go the Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church food pantry.  Thank you for your generous contributions of health and beauty aids for the International Rescue Committee last month.

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