Pittsburg First Christian Church, Fredonia First CC, Trinity United CC in Cheney, and churches in Iowa have worked in a little village in Santa Emilia, Nicaragua for several years. Their focus has been on health care and education. “We would like to thank the Southeast District for the generous contribution of $1500 for this Nicaragua […]
News from the Pews
For almost 16 years, Rev. Dr. Timothy James has been an Associate General Minister and the Administrative Secretary for the National Convocation, based in Indianapolis. By his retirement date of Dec. 31, 2020, he will have had more than 17 years in the position. Kansas Disciples may know Dr. James as the twin brother of […]
Several ladies from Oxford Christian Church meet once a month since 2012 to make blankets. These small quilts, afghans, and fleece blankets are donated to hospitals, children’s homes and women’s shelters.This mission has recently crossed the 1050 blanket milestone with the blankets pictured above. Pictured are members Juanita Green, Janice Bain, and Oleta Turner.
Rev. Arthur Stewart was installed Sunday, September 29, by Regional Minister Renee Bridwell as the new settled minister of Wichita’s Riverside Christian Church. Stewart, 35, comes to Wichita from the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, where he earned his Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School. In addition to having served as pastor, he brings experience in […]
On August 18, Manhattan First Christian Church dedicated its new facility at 3001 Grand Mere Parkway. Comprising nearly 18,000 square feet, the contemporary structure houses a sanctuary, narthex, offices, conference room, kitchen, fellowship hall, and classrooms that double as a childcare center. The seven-acre property also includes a patio, parking lot and playground. Approximately 165 […]
Half of the funds from the Reconciliation Special Day Offering, received each fall, stay in Kansas to fund anti-racism/pro-reconciliation ministries. Each spring, the Reconciliation committee awards grants to programs and ministries that meet the offering’s purpose and address racism and poverty. Projects receiving grants are: Pine Valley Christian Church, Wichita, Birthday Backpack Program Birthday backpacks […]