A Back to School Local Mission Event is being held at First Presbyterian Church of Wichita on Saturday, August 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for refugee children in need of backpacks and school supplies.
The volunteers will work one on one with a child to assist them to select items for their backpacks. Class lists prepared by USD 259 will be available for each class. Over 500 children are expected.
If you would like to volunteer, CALL 838-1089. Lunch will be provided. Car pools to First Presbyterian Church in Wichita can be arranged.
One of Trinity’s many missions is the Food Pantry. Donations are always welcome. Boxes of cereal, cans of fruit and vegetables, mac n’ cheese, other pasta, salt, pepper, vegetable oil, instant pudding, peanut butter and jelly, canned chicken, beef stew, tuna are all good things. Laundry goods and paper goods help out, too. Please consider donating.
The word “hagios” which we translate as “saint” and means holy; a likeness in nature with the Lord set apart (or different), can be found 68 times in the New Testament. Continue reading
The team met on July 19 to discuss how the Vision Statement and Mission Statement should look. The ideas and comments from the special congregational meeting were read. Further discussion developed. The team looked at several “example statements” from different sources.
The purpose of the meeting was to present and request concurrence by the congregation for the reports of the Vision/Writing Team (“Who Are We” and “Who Is Out There”). Following worship service and lunch the meeting was called to order and opened with prayer at 12:30 p.m. A quorum was declared present.
We had 8 children attend Vacation Bible School June 19 – 23. Many giggles and smiles were heard and seen throughout the week. It was a great time.
Our Hero theme helped us to demonstrate how to use our heart, courage, wisdom, hope and power to be examples of God’s love in our families and community. The Bible Stories, Science, Crafts, Games, Snacks, and Music all centered around our theme. On the last day the parents were invited to come and party with us. Pizza and cake were served.