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Cynicism considered in ‘Vanishing Grace’ study starting Wednesday

Are you interested in exploring why mention of the church and religion can stir up such negative feelings? Come examine this and other relevant questions when Pastor Julie Shields of the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 3400 21st Street, begins a new study based upon journalist Philip Yancey's book Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to the Good News, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m.

August 31, 2015 | | Religion

​Tim Lewis to speak at Aglow Lighthouse

Tim Lewis will be the guest speaker at the next Great Bend Aglow Lighthouse, Saturday, Aug. 8 at Perkins Family Restaurant, 2920 10th St. Coffee and social time begin at 9 a.m., and the meeting is at 9:30. Everyone is welcome.

August 06, 2015 | | Religion

Dream Center hosts open house and tours Saturday

Over the past 17 years, the building that once housed Roosevelt Middle School at 2100 Broadway in Great Bend has slowly evolved into a center that is making profound differences in the lives of people in the county that have weathered storms the vast majority have through grace been able to avoid. The result is uplifting, not only for those who receive help at what is now the Central Kansas Dream Center, but also for those that take time to help, to pray and to care about their fellow neighbors. On Saturday, an open house will give others who haven ...

July 23, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Religion

How the old becomes new

Because of our fondness for home renovation shows, Staci and I have become very familiar with the concept of "repurposing" home décor and furniture items.

July 21, 2015 | Daniel Kiewel | Religion

Destination Paradise VBS starts Monday

Vacation Bible School at the Great Bend Seventh-day Adventist Church begins Monday evening, July 27 from 6:30-8:45 and closes Friday evening at 6:30 with a program for parents and friends. This VBS is designed for ages 4-12 and includes music, a Bible lesson, mission feature, science clip, cafts, recreation and refreshments, The church is located one mile west of 10th and Patton Road. For additional information call 620-791-7314

July 21, 2015 | | Religion

United Emmanuel Lutheran ice cream social-bake sale to benefit Harbaugh and Radke

United Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Milberger will be hosting a homemade ice cream social and bake sale on Sunday, August 2, from

July 21, 2015 | | Religion

Hinton, Outreach for America founder, bringing Good News to Pawnee County

David Worth Hinton with Outreach For America will be ministering at Rozel Christian Fellowship at 7 p.m. Saturday July 25. The founder of the non-profit ministry designed to win the lost to Jesus Christ and train up disciples to do the same leads worship through country gospel music on guitar. With the assistance of RCF Pastor Stan Bryant, he will also appear at four other Pawnee County churches throughout the week.

July 21, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Religion

Lutheran minister celebrates 10 year anniversary of ordination

The Congregations of St. Mark, Great Bend and St. Paul, Galatia will hold a joint Holy Communion Service on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Galatia. A catered meal will follow the service at noon. The congregations are celebrating Pastor Adam Wutka's 10th anniversary of his ordination in the ELCA, as well as 10 years with this joint parish.

July 17, 2015 | | Religion

‘Camp Kilimanjaro’ VBS starts Sunday

The Great Bend Community Christian Church, located at 253 NE 30 Rd., East of Barton Community College, is ready to kick off an epic adventure. Camp Kilimanjaro will take kids on an epic expedition through proverbs. While there, they will learn to walk in God's wisdom as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies and dramas.

July 16, 2015 | | Religion

‘G-Force’ VBS starts Monday

All area children are invited to move, act, care, follow and share at G-Force: God's Love in Action Vacation Bible School. Young people and adults will explore and experience serving God and others with active love! The fun begins July 20 and ends July 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church at Patton and Broadway.

July 16, 2015 | | Religion

Vacation Bible School for Immanuel United Church of Christ and Ellinwood United Methodist Church sc

Immanuel United Church of Christ and Ellinwood United Methodist Church will be holding their Vacation Bible School from Sunday, June 21 to Wednesday June 24. The Vacation Bible School will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Vacation Bible School will be held at the United Methodist Church, except for Wednesday, June 24, which will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ. The theme for the Vacation Bible School will be Camp Courageous. The Vacation Bible School is free and open to the public. To register children for the Vacation Bible School, please call Lindsey ...

June 05, 2015 | | Religion

Heartland Farm Peace Camp an elemental experience

With the onset of summer vacation, Heartland Farm welcomed 20 area children to its annual Peace Camp. This year's theme at the five-day day camp is the four elements of earth, air, fire and water.

June 05, 2015 | Special to the Tribune | Religion

FUMC youth participating in Chicago homeless mission

Sixteen youth and their sponsors from First United Methodist Church in Great Bend will travel to Chicago July 5-11 to take part in an ongoing mission helping the homeless of that city. They will be sleeping on the floors of Chicago churches by night, and by day serving at food banks and kitchens, and working directly with homeless youth. They will meet people who have spent the previous night sleeping on the street, said Growth and Youth Minister Matt Aycock.

June 05, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Religion

River of Life to hold men's breakfast

River of Life Church will host its monthly men's prayer breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Saturday, at the church's food booth in the Barton County courthouse square. June Jaunt activities will be going on.

June 04, 2015 | | Religion

WOW factor

"To be the Church that God is calling us to be, we felt like we needed to create a space that would really connect with our kiddos," explained Rev. Josh Lue, senior minister at First Christian Church in Great Bend. " Our kids are now so excited about Sunday school they are dragging their parents, and not the other way around."

May 29, 2015 | Veronica Coons | Religion

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Stonehill, Storm sing at River of Life

The crowd was small, but some people traveled more than 100 miles last Monday to hear Randy Stonehill and Buck Storm present an acoustic concert ...

October 01, 2015 | Susan Thacker | Religion

Heartland Farm Establishes Fund with Golden Belt Community Foundation

Heartland Farm, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, recently established a non-endowed fund within Golden Belt Community Foundation. The purpose of the fund ...

September 30, 2015 | | Religion


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