Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Happy Mother’s Day!

Sermon title: “God of the 2nd Chance: Abraham

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to the fellowship hall for beverages and cookies after the worship service.  Please follow the congregation to the left out of the sanctuary.


THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are given by Frances Jackson   

MEN’S LUNCHEON is on Thursday, May 16, at 11:30, at the Scotch & Sirloin. The speaker will be Sgt. Santiago Hungria, head of the Financial Crimes unit of the Wichita Police Department.  He will talk about identity theft, scams or “anything else the group wants to hear” related to financial crimes. He welcomes questions and prefers an
interactive presentation.   

COOK’S NIGHT OUT – The Women’s Guild will hold a Cook’s Night Out on Thursday, May 16th at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.  Our entertainment will be Wayne Bryan sharing snippets of the various plays which will be performed by Music Theatre of Wichita this summer.  This is always a wonderful upbeat program so hope you can join us.  The cost of tickets is $15 and they will be sold in fellowship hall following our worship service.  Please sign up early so we can plan the food for the evening.  

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY workday is canceled on Thursday, May 16, due to the abundance of assistance that we received last month. The Pantry is open on Saturday, April 18, from 9:00-11:30, located at 2130 E 21st St N.   YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall. The cost for the Tuesday class is $5 because it is instructor led.  


GROWTH TEAM meets on Sunday, May 19, at 9:00am, in fellowship hall.  
ALL BOARDS MEET on Sunday, May 19, immediately following the worship service at 11:45 a.m.  

LARKSFIELD DISCUSSION GROUP meets on May 22, at 10:00 a.m., in the club room at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. N.  Anyone is welcome.  

SEWING FOR HONDURAS BABIES – Time to start sewing for our Honduras babies. We will start making jackets, hats and blankets on Thursday, May 9. Bring your lunch and meet us in the Guild Room at 10 am. We will end at approximately 2 pm and then return on May 23 to complete our work. You do not need to know how to sew. We have several jobs and great people to show you how to do what is needed. Put May 9 and May 23 on your calendar!  

ALL CHURCH PICNIC AND ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Summer is almost here, and we are getting ready for our “All Church Picnic, Ice Cream Social, and Farewell to Michael Hanawalt”, on Sunday June 2, at 11:30, in fellowship hall. Please bring a side dish to serve 10 people. The Deacons will provide grilled burgers, and hotdogs. Ice cream and outdoor games will be provided and supervised by the Christian Education Board.  Please bring your food items “ready to go”. The kitchen is in use, and there is not room for food preparation before the event. The ovens will be available for keeping things warm. The Deacons are looking forward to hosting this event.

POLO AND T-SHIRT ORDERS – Order your new UCC polo shirts and t-shirts now!  Choose from three colors: turquoise, hibiscus, and light stone.  These will be delivered in time for you to wear yours to the all church picnic on June 2. Order online at: – just click on the polo/t-shirt banner at the top of the page and it will direct you to the page to place your order. You may also sign-up on the PIC board in fellowship hall, email, or call 316-634-0430, through May 12.