Presbyterian Women are selling Schermer's Pecans from Georgia. The one-pound packages of halves and pieces are $10 and are fresh this year for baking and salads. The 10 oz. specialty packages (chocolate coated, cinnamon glazed, and pecan caramel clusters) are $9 and make wonderful treats and holiday gifts, according to the women. Orders can be placed with any Presbyterian Woman or by calling the church office, 792-2594
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September 12, 2013|
Hope for Today
By Clint Decker
Trinity United Methodist Church is conducting a Community Coat Redistribution. The first part of the project, coat collection, ends Sept. 1-21. Karla Essmiller at Trinity United Methodist said community members are encouraged to bring gently used coats and jackets to one of the collection points: Trinity United Methodist Church, 5700 Broadway Ave. (Broadway and Patton Road); any Great Bend USD 428 school; or Master Cleaners, 4600 10th St. Place. Master Cleaners will clean the coats at no charge. No fur or leather should be donated.
The Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church is inviting the community to join in the national "Let's Move Day" on Sunday, Sept. 22. Registration is at 2:30 p.m. and events start at 3. All events begin at the parking lot of the church, located one mile west of 10th and Patton, across the road from the Great Bend Trailhead.
First Assembly of God Church, 601 South Patton Road, will be the venue for Child Fund International's 3rd Annual Small Town America Tour, featuring Seventh Day Slumber, Manic Drive, Havenstance, Submission Red and speaker Joseph Rojas of Seventh Day Slumber. The concerts start at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
In honor of the new school year, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend, will be serving hotdogs and all the fixings, as well as sundaes for dessert at a sundae bar, following the service on Sunday, Sept. 22. The community is invited to join this celebration, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the St. Mark Fellowship Hall.
Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend will present the movie "Doubt" (2008) at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Dominican Sister Motherhouse, 3600 Broadway. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discussion time after the movie. A freewill donation is requested.
The Barton County Sheriff's Office will conduct selective enforcement at an area near Barton Community College from 7:45-10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said the deputies will patrol NE 30 Road between U.S. 281 and K-156. The enforcement action will also extend south of NE 30 Road on NE 10 Ave. and NE 20 Ave.
HOLYROOD - Gladys M. Phelan, 56, passed away Sept. 11 in Hoisington. Born July 25, 1957, in Hoisington, she was the daughter of Theodore and Viola (Kuhn) Popp. Gladys spent most of her life living in the Holyrood area. She was a special education teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Great Bend. On June 12, 1982, she married Mark Phelan at Chase. He survives.