Members of the First United Methodist Church, Great Bend, see helping others as a strong commitment of their faith. The Life Giving Center is the focus of their August mission. Members are sorting clothing for use, not only by families currently being helped by the Center, but it also serves as a clothing resource for any in the community needing clothing items.
Heartland Center for Spirituality honored three graduates from its Spiritual Director Formation Program recently. This training is in addition to the Spiritual Formation Program offered in the SpiritLife Curriculum.
At the closing of Saturday evening prayer on Aug. 3, the Great Bend area Dominican Sisters and Associates of Peace blessed new novice Sister Anne Knight as she prepares to enter her canonical year at the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate in St. Louis, Mo.
CLAY CENTER - Judson Laipply. Have you ever heard of the name? He is a comedian who performed a hilarious (and clean) 10-minute skit called The Evolution of Dance. It was posted on YouTube and became an instant hit. It is currently the most viewed Internet video of all time, having over 215 million hits.
HOISINGTON - Fears that all children face and how the Bible tackles those very fears in the life of one of its principle characters is the focus of Vacation Bible School at New Life Baptist, 364 West 12, Hoisington. Running 6:30-8:30 p.m., Aug. 5-9, the VBS is open to all children, ages 4 through finished 6th grade.
Ginger Millermon, a recognized speaker, songwriter and recording artist, will minister at the next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse meeting, Aug. 10 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time begins at 9 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m.
DODGE CITY - Two nationally known speakers will deliver keynote addresses Aug. 24 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Dodge City for the annual Stewardship Day for the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City.
The Seventh-day Adventist School's fall order of Bithell berries will arrive the end of August or early September. There is extra fruit available in 14-pound boxes of flash frozen berries of excellent quality.
The First United Methodist Church of Great Bend will play host to The New Generation Singers on their way to the northern states of South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska, as well as Alberta and British Columbia in Canada.