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Faith Community Church to host missions conference
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Faith Community Church will host the Central Kansas Missions Conference, Aug. 3-4. Faith Community Church is located one mile west of 10th and Patton, Great Bend, on West Barton County Road.
The event will begin with a Mexican food banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, followed by praise and worship by the Roca Blanca Worship Team and a message from the Rev. Duane Kershner at 7:30 p.m. All services, including Friday evening worship, are open to the public without charge except for the banquet. Reservations for the $10 banquet are due July 30.
On Saturday, workshops will be held beginning at 10 a.m., along with praise and worship and messages from guest speakers. Workshop speakers and presenters include:  The Revs. Duane and Sue Kershner, founders of Roca Blanca Mission Base and directors of Victory Latin America Outreach; Dr. Eder Matus, Medical Doctor of the Corban Clinic, Oaxaca, Mexico; Laura Nelson, director the Corban Clinic; Linda Andrus, Victory Bible Institute Overseer of Mexico and Central American Bible Schools; Charles Norton, Roca Blanca Bible School director of music; and Juan Carlos Cruz, Roca Blanca worship leader.  
This is a great opportunity for young and old alike to learn how they can be involved in missions and to hear how the good news of Jesus Christ is spreading throughout the world, said the Rev. Sandy Kennedy, pastor at Faith Community Church. The conference and workshops will give a glimpse of the many different facets of world missions.
The Roca Blanca Mission Base in Oaxaca, Mexico, has had teams participate in its ministry from various denominations and churches in the USA. Medical teams from both Christian and secular colleges have gone and worked with the Corban Medical Clinic at the base.   
The Kershners and the Roca Blanca Worship team will be the guest ministers at Faith Community Church Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 5. For more information or to register for the banquet, call 620-793-8084 or e-mail The church website is