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St. Peter's United Church of Christ

Inman, Kansas

Newsletter

Newsletter

May 2019 Newsletter

Posted by ureche1 on March 11, 2020 at 10:05 AM
�??The Lord called Samuel again, a third time. And he got up and went to Eli, and said, �??Here I am, for you called me.�?? Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy. Therefore Eli said to Samuel, �??Go, lie down; and if he calls you, you shall say, �??Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.�?��?? So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Now the Lord came and stood there, calling as before, �??Samuel! Samuel!�?? And Samuel said, �??Speak, for your servant is listening.�??�?� �??1 Samuel 3:8-10 �??But how do you thank someone, who has taken you from crayons to perfume? It isn't easy, but I'll try.�?��??�??To Sir with Love�?�, written by Don Black and Mark London, sung by LuLu, in the movie of the same name Samuel had Eli in the Bible, Babs (LuLu) had Mark Thackery (Sidney Portier) in the movie, and I had Jack Hicks in my life. I know you all are probably tired of me talking about Jack Hicks. I promise that this will be the last time for a major spillage of words on Jack. I need the opportunity to put into words what has been banging around in my head since I heard of Jack�??s cancer diagnosis in January of this year. Those words have reached a fever pitch since his death on March 27. How do you say thank you, as well as goodbye, to someone who has taken you from �??crayons to perfume?�?� No Jack didn�??t take me from crayons to perfume. He did however take me from the pew to the pulpit. A place where I had never envisioned myself ever being in my life, but a place that I fully know today I am meant to be. I believe that we all have a Jack in our lives and that we have all been a Jack or an Eli or a Mark Thackery in someone�??s life, whether we knew it or not. I can say with 100% certainty that I would not be the pastor and teacher here at St. Petr�??s if Jack had not come into my life. You all as a congregation have him to thank for that as well. I attended Jack�??s memorial service this past Saturday in McFarland, Wisconsin. There I found that I wasn�??t the only person that Jack had touched in his life. The church was packed with people that he had touched during his 74 years on earth. There was another former member of McFarland United Church of Christ who like me had been nudged by Jack into the ministry. For a church to have a member go into the ministry is not unusual. However, to have two members go into the ministry is rare. There were friends and family members who felt his touch in their lives in attendance as well. Many of you met Jack and his wife Beverly in October of 2017 when they attended St. Peter�??s to help celebrate the five-year anniversary of my ordination and my call to St. Peter�??s. The choir sang an anthem that day, �??We are Called to God�??s Purpose�?� that Jack wrote for the occasion. I was in the choir that day singing. I was also in the choir this past Saturday when the McFarland UCC choir sang the anthem as part of Jack�??s service. I cannot put into works how I felt being the only choir member that day to have sung that anthem twice in public and to know that it was written for me. Continued�?��?� I encourage you to think about those that have had an influence in your lives. Whittle down your list to a manageable size. Then take a moment and say a prayer of thanks for what they have meant in your life. If you know where those folks are and if you feel so moved write them a note or pick up the phone and call them to tell them what they have meant in your life. We don�??t say thank-you enough to the people in our lives. Saying thank you is another way of saying I love you. We need more love in the world, maybe if we had more love in the world the world wouldn�??t be in as big of a mess as it is today. While we are about thanking people, who have touched our lives, we, in my opinion overlook three others that have affected and continue to affect our lives each day. Do you already know where I am going? We need to say thank you to the Trinity; God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. Without the Trinity we would not be where we are today. God has given us all that we have. Jesus by giving his life has given us life beyond understand and the Holy Spirit moves through it all helping us to live out our lives in thanks. Living our lives as Christians in the way each member of the Trinity calls us to is the best way, we can say thank you. Living our lives as true Christians is also how we can say thanks to those that have touched our lives and make us who we are today. So, Jack Hicks no longer walks this earth, but he still affects the lives he touched, including mine. I promise that I will continue to live my life in thanks to what he has done for me. So, I won�??t say good bye friend, I will say see you later. Jack, you lived a great life and made mine better by being a part of it and in helping me to know what I was called to do when I grew up. �??�??Well done, good and faithful servant!�??�?��?? Matthew 25:21 Peace and Blessings, Pastor Dennis YOU TALK, WE LISTEN Come tell us what you want, expect, need from the Conference. What do you want the future of the Conference to look like? What is important to your congregation? What�??s important to you? How can the Conference be a better partner to your congregation? Don�??t Forget to Complete the Survey In advance of the Listening Sessions, members of UCC congregations in Kansas and Oklahoma are invited to provide input to the process of planning and visioning for the future of the Conference by an electronic survey. The survey is still live and may be accessed here. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdiWL27dH3kLFWuAehGMIUVrzTvutdqxCDbgxekFK-0JPThYw/viewform While we welcome your participation in the electronic survey, it represents only one step in the process of gathering data. Your presence at one of the Listening Sessions (listed in the article below) is just as critical to our successfully forging a plan for moving forward to support and expand the impact of the United Church of Christ in Kansas and Oklahoma. April 30, 2019 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: I wonder how accustomed we are becoming to hearing the words, "breaking news". Easter Sunday it was the bombing in Sri Lanka; this past weekend it was the shooting at a synagogue in California on the last day of Passover. The violence and the loss of life is heartbreaking; especially when it's fueled by hate and intolerance where we gather to worship a God of love. As I read the stories and listened to the interviews after the shooting at the synagogue in California, I was especially struck by these words: " After the attack, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, continued his sermon..." In this season of Eastertide, it's important to remember that resurrection promises new life, not an easy life and there are always going to be many reasons we could be discouraged. Too few people come to church; too much is changing too fast; too little money when so much needs to be done; the church is out of touch; the church doesn't meet my needs; we can't make a difference; and the list goes on and on. And then there are words like those from the Rabbi. Immediately after such a horrific experience, when Chabad of Poway synagogue is LITERALLY under attack, Rabbi Goldstein didn't stop and lament what had happened, he moved forward; he continued his sermon. He did what he could do; and we must as well. Friends, we are not under attack here; we are not in a crisis. But we have very important work to do and we need your help; we need your input. Please take time to come to one of the listening sessions. This is one way for you to share your hopes, dreams, and needs of your congregation. Please come and talk honestly about the ways the conference can be a more effective partner in ministry with you and a faithful voice of the United Church of Christ in Kansas and Oklahoma as you move into the future. YOU Talk. WE Listen. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Bobbie Henderson at [email protected] or Phil Hodson [email protected] The Dates, Times and Places for the Listening Sessions are: �?� Saturday, May 4, 10:00 am, Fellowship Congregational United Church of Christ, 2900 South Harvard, Tulsa, OK �?� �?� Monday, May 6, 6:30 pm via ZOOM, To participate send an email to [email protected] with the words ZOOM Listening Session in the subject line. You will receive the information on how to join the ZOOM meeting. Please send your request no later than Sunday noon on May 4. (If ZOOM is new to you and help is needed in how to use this system, indicate this in your email and a training session will be arranged; please respond right away if this is needed. ) �?� �?� Saturday, May 11, 3:00 pm, Church of the Open Arms, 3131 N Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma City, OK �?� �?� Saturday, May 18, 1:00 pm, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, 6000 E Harry St, Wichita, KS �?� �?� Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am, Plymouth Congregational Church (UCC), 925 Vermont Street, Lawrence, KS �?� With gratitude for our shared ministry, Edith Please pray for these people on their designated day in May 1) Kathy Zimmerman 2) Greg and Heather Thiessen, Taylor, Brooke 3) Norman Achilles 4) Scott and Connie Achilles 5) Adam and Katie Albers, Cash 6) Phyllis Armstrong 7) Kara Ayers, Elian Dorantes, Maya 8) Adolyn Bartels 9) Rosetta Bartels 10) Dan and Fay Binder 11) Cody and Ashley Bornholdt 12) James Bornholdt 13) Tim and Terri Bornholdt 14) Steve and Theresa Buller 15) Richard and Beverly Castleberry-John 16) Gary Ely 17) Gene Ely 18) Gladys Erksin 19) Tim and Cindy Fay 20) Norma Friesen 21) Shirley Friesen 22) Todd and Janell Harman-Max, Rachel 23) Matt, Brenna Harris Suttyn, Kru, Mac 24) Gretchen Kimble 25) Phyllis Knackstedt 26) Vicki Lindenberger 27) Mike and Dorothy Luty 28) Mike and Kimba McCormick 29) Randy and Darcel Miles, Aisjha 30) Ellen Neufeld 31) Ray and Jeanne Osborn Virginia Bosworth, Steve and Theresa Buller, Norma Friesen, Janie Gormley, Pastor Jeff Groene, Gretchen Kimble, Kairos Prison Ministry, Mike McCormick, Nathan Schierling, Jim and Sophia Stephens, Peggy Watts, Brianna Krull, Abby Rishel-Barnett, Allen Thiessen ************** We Mourn with You Family and Friends of Jill Casten Family and Friends of Jerry Blew ************ Revised Common Lectionary Readings for May May 5 Acts 9:1-6, 7-20 Psalms 30 Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19 May 12 Acts 9:36-43 Psalms 23 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 May 19 Acts 11:1-18 Psalms 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 May 26 Acts 16:9-15 Psalms 67 Revelation 21:10, 22:22:5 John 14:23-29 A meal train has been set up for Theresa and Steve Buller at mealtrain.com/8dr6qn This website has complete information, instructions, requests, address for delivery and more. There is still a real need for help. Any questions can be directed to Terri Bornholdt. ************ Women�??s Fellowship Thursday, May 2 2:00 p.m. ************** 4 H City Wide Garage Sales Saturday, May 4 8:00 a.m. Maps will be handed out by 4 H Beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the 4 way stop ************** Communion Sunday, May 5 Free 4 Week Conversational Spanish Class Mondays, May 6, 13, 20 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fellowship Hall Instructed by HIS Spanish Teacher Kara Ayers All are welcome! ************ Men�??s Fellowship will meet for breakfast Saturday, May 11 7:00 a.m. Inman Harvest Café ************ Graduation Recognition Sunday, May 12 during Morning Worship *********** Audrey Ash will be graduating from Smoky Valley High School. She will be going to Butler Community College to study nursing. Drake Stevenson, son of Chris and Laura Stevenson, will be graduating from Smithville High School in Missouri. Drake plans to go into the IT field. Congratulations! We are proud of you! ************* Women�??s Fellowship is going to McPherson Wednesday, May 15 We will tour Clayworks 10:30 a.m. Enjoy lunch at Ristorante Italiano Di Famiglia and an afternoon tour of McPherson Museum 2:00 p.m. If you would like to go please contact Donna Toews. ************ Church Council Thursday, May 16 7:30 p.m. ***************** BOCE Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Sunday, May 19 Memorial Day Cook Out Sponsored by the Inman Museum Monday, May 27 North Inman Cemetery Memorial begins at 10:00 a.m. Community Building, Lambert Park Cook-out serving begins at 11:00 a.m. On the menu: Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, potato salad, baked beans, and a variety of desserts Community is invited. Free will donations appreciated. ************ May Birthdays 6 Jasper James Whatley 7 Ruth Sisson 8 Jeanne Osborn Jonathon Castleberry 11 Gladys Erksin Kimba McCormick 15 Randy Miles 21 Jerry Sisson May Anniversaries 2 Adam and Katie Albers 5 Chris and Laura Stevenson 21 Cody and Ashley Bornholdt ************ Coming in June Summer Schedule Starts Sunday, June 2 Morning Worship at 9:30 a.m. Brunch following (no Sunday School) Communion, Sunday, June 2 Women�??s Fellowship, Thursday, June 6, 2:00 p.m. Men�??s Breakfast, Saturday, June 8, 7:00 a.m. Pentecost, June 9 Strengthen the Church Offering, Sunday, June 9 Church Council, Thursday, June 20, 7:30 p.m. Blood Drive, Friday, June 21, 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. 62 Anniversary of the United Church of Christ ************* Inman Vacation Bible School Registration is now open July 7-11 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Bethel Mennonite Church Ages 4 thru 6 grade Register online at Inmanvbs.org ************* St Peter�??s United Church of Christ 107 North Pine, P.O. Box 506 Inman, Kansas 67546 620-585-2627 Fax 620-585-2628 Parsonage 620-585-2670 Website: stpetersuccinman.org.webs.com Church �[email protected] Pastor Dennis Ureche�[email protected] RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED May 2019 CHURCH STAFF: Rev. Dennis Ureche, Pastor Ellen Neufeld, Organist Beverly Castleberry, Church Secretary Worship Schedule Sept. thru May: Sunday School 9:30 AM Morning Worship 10:30 AM June thru August: No Sunday School Morning Worship 9:30 AM Followed by Brunch

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