Distinguished American baritone, Anthony Brown is a classically trained singer, international promoter of peace, and citizen of the world. Lauded for his moving performances of spirituals, Brown takes the listener into the world of the music he is singing. Most recently he has collaborated with legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who appears with him via video, in the multi-media musical documentary, I Go On Singing. Paul Robeson’s Life in his Words and Songs. His work as peacemaker has taken him to political hot spots in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and across North America. In each venue he stresses the oneness of the human family.
Mr. Brown will be joined by Hesston College’s Bel Canto Singers under the direction of Russell Adrian. Bel Canto performs sacred and secular music at campus events, in the community, and on tours throughout the U.S.
African-American Spirituals with Stories of Peace, Hope and Justice
For 8 weeks beginning January 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Parlor, we will look at Bart Ehrman’s New York Times Best Selling Book, How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee. Bart Erhman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Quoting Erhman as to why he wrote this book, “As a historian I am no longer obsessed of how God became man, but with the historical question of how a man became God.” Come to the class beginning January 9th to find out. Pastor Brent
Books can be purchased online for approximately $15.00 dollars.
Our Wednesday evening Bible study programming is open to everyone. We will begin the evening with a joyful praise-filled worship in the Sanctuary followed by a meal in our East Dining Room (located in the church basement) and finish with Children, Youth and Adults dispersing to their own spaces to study the word of God (Nursery provided). If you would like to help with any aspect of the Wednesday evening activities, please contact Geri Doll (316-737-8855) or Liz Norris (316-214-4318) to grow your own spiritual life by joining together in fellowship with all ages of our church family to learn more about the love of Christ and each other. Positions include: Worship & Praise Musicians, Sound & Technology, Food Prep, Bible Class Teachers (Nursery through High School Age, Table Parents, Coffee Makers and Greeters! There is something for everyone. Let us know your interests.
Wednesday Activity Schedule beginning on September 12!
5:00pm – Praise Singing Rehearsal (Sanctuary) and Playground open
5:30pm – Worship Begins (Sanctuary)
6:00pm – Dinner (EDR in basement)
6:30pm – Choir, Bible Study and Age Appropriate Activities, and Nursery Opens
Infant – 4 years old in Nursery--Awana Cubbies
K-3 – East Dining Room in basement--Awana Sparks
4-5 – East Dining Room in basement--Awana T & T
Middle School – 3rd Floor--GenOn Ministries – The Bible: Our Book of Faith
High School – 3rd Floor--GenOn Ministries- Para bles of Jesus
Young Adults – The Well --Coffee Shoppe
Parents of Children & Youth – The Well--Spiritual Practices for Parents
Older Adults – Parlor--Brent Johnston and Staff
8:00 p.m.- All ages finished
Every student will bring home fun activities to help them and you live your faith throughout the week.