Peace and Global Witness Offering: October 1

On Sunday, October 1, we receive the PCUSA Peace and Global Witness offering.

Twenty-five percent of this offering stays in Wichita for the International Rescue Committee.  Twenty-five percent goes to our presbytery for peace and global witness efforts, and 50% goes to the national church.

National PCUSA peace and global witness initiatives include big projects such as supporting missionaries in South Sudan and smaller projects like providing bicycles for pastors in rural African countries so that they may commute to their churches ...

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Prairie Fire Marathon: October 8

Sunday, October 8, is the Prairie Fire Marathon and Half Marathon.  For the fifth year in a row, runners race past Grace starting around 8 am. We are on the lawn to cheer for them as they zoom down Douglas. Cheering, waving, and clapping for the runners is joyful, particularly when you can see the difference the encouragement makes for a person.  Bring a chair or plan to stand.

Our presence on the lawn is an important witness to the community. ...

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Refugee Team and The Big Read

Grace’s refugee support team invites you to participate with us in this fall’s Wichita Big Read events.

This year’s Big Read book selection is The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. Its themes of immigration and family tradition are relevant to our Grace Church family as we try to find ways to offer welcome and support to refugee families who are making their home in our community.

Please save the dates below and help yourself to event details on the Narthex bulletin board as ...

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Crop Walk: October 1

The annual Crop Walk is on October 1.  It is a one-mile walk in Sedgwick County Park, 6501 W 21st St. N, Wichita, 67205.

If it is a pretty day, it will be a great place for a walk.  There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board just outside the Great Room by the coffee bar.

The money pledged to Crop Walk goes to help feed people.  One-fourth of the pledges stay here in Wichita. Local agencies receiving funds are:

  • City Life Church’s Neighborhood Fellowship’s ...
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