Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon Title: “We are Children, Then We are Heirs: Dr. King’s Message and its Lesson For Us Today”

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 Mary Anna Meshew. “In memory of my parents Hugo and Mae Buske.”


RABBI MOTI RIEBER from the Kansas Interfaith Action will be joining us for worship today. Rabbi Moti is a leading figure in Kansas Social Justice circles. There will be a luncheon with Rabbi Moti and those that pre-registered immediately following worship in the basement conference room.


NEEDLE WORKERS meet Tuesday, December 13, at 10:00 am, in fellowship hall.

UCC HOUSE CHURCH CONVERSATIONS on America’s Original Sin, written by James Wallis, 2014, (, on October 9, from 7-8:30pm.

WOMEN’S GUILD SEWING PROJECT – Fall will soon be here and it is time to start sewing blankets for the baby shower. We will meet in the Guild Room on Thursday, October 11, from 10:00-2:00. Bring your sewing machine, or if you don’t sew we have some other jobs for you. Everyone is welcome. Bring your lunch and help us put together blankets for underprivileged babies in Wichita.

SWEET PEACE – An elegant buffet of hors d’oeuvres and desserts benefitting Partners for Wichita. Will be held at the Dugan Gorges Conference Center, Newman University on Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:00pm. Sign up on the PIC board today.

YOGA meets every Tuesday at 4:00 and Friday, at 10:00, in fellowship hall.



UCC DAY AT THE ZOO – join us on Sunday, October 14, at 2:00 pm, at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Admission is only $10.50 Sign up on the PIC board if interested.

HEAD-TO-TOE HYGIENE PANTRY workday is this Thursday, October 18, from 9-11, at 2130 E 21st St. N. The Pantry is open on Saturday, October 20, from 9:00-11:30.

MENS’ LUNCH is Thursday, October 18, at 11:30, at Scotch & Sirloin. The guest speaker is Ann Fox with Habitat for Humanity.

FALL COOK’S NIGHT OUT will be Thursday, October 18th. The fall theme will be “Celebrate the Apple.” The evening will include a savory dinner with an apple menu, apple facts, entertainment and door prizes. Please join us for an enjoyable time.
Tickets are on sale the next three Sundays in fellowship hall. If you are interested in volunteering to help with set-up, serving, or clean-up at Cook’s Night Out, please sign up on the PIC board in fellowship hall.

CONGREGATIONAL CAFÉ is on Sunday, October 21, at 11:30, in fellowship hall. The purpose of the gathering is clarification of the 2018 proposed budget and the launch of the commitment campaign.

GUILD BABY SHOWER – The 17th Annual Baby Shower will be held October 24, 2018 at 11:00 in fellowship hall. Clothing such as newborn gowns, sleepers, onesies, socks and toys are requested. Please place them in the baby box in fellowship hall. Then on the 24th we will fill layette bags for under privileged babies in the Wichita area after we decorate the bags and have lunch.

ITALIAN JOURNEY – We are delighted to invite you on an unforgettable journey through Italy. Travel dates are April 22, 2019 to May 4, 2019.  Registration forms and itineraries are available in the foyer and in fellowship hall.  This trip is also open to those outside of UCC. Invite your friends to come along!