All are invited to give input about East Heights' missions at a lunch, Sunday, July 28th. Help celebrate missions, review the missions of the past year and plan future projects. Lunch will be at 12:15pm in the Dining Room 150 and will feature a taco bar. Please indicate you would like to attend and provide food by emailing Pastor Kim (email@example.com) or look for the signup sheet on the display table.
The last morning of VBS, Paige Nelson and her VBS crew will be giving car washes for donations in the church parking lot. All donations will be added to the overall total the children raise for the entire week. This year all funds will go to buy supplies for the Block Party mission. Thank YOU for your support!
Rev. Steve Spencer has been appointed as our next senior pastor as of July 1, 2019. Come to a combined worship service on July 7 at 10 am to welcome Pastor Steve and his family. A cookie reception in the Coffeehouse will follow the service. Watch for additional opportunities to meet Pastor Steve!
Pastor Craig has been appointed to Trinity UMC in Salina. Come and help celebrate his 8 years of ministry at East Heights on June 9. He will be preaching at all three morning services, then we will have a cook-out lunch at noon. Come and celebrate Pastor Craig as we send him off to his next adventure!
The Sale of the Century garage sale, May 30 from 8am-5pm and May 31 from 8am to 3pm in Hedrick Hall (south end of church), raises funds for youth mission trips. Please bring items to donate to the sale beginning May 28 at 9am. Donated items will be accepted through May 29 at 5pm. If you have large items to donate that need to be picked up, please contact Paige Nelson (682, 6518 or firstname.lastname@example.org) before May 24 to get your name on the list for a donation pick-up.
Twelve of our 8th graders have worked the entire school year, learning more about the faith in preparation to claiming the names “Christian” and “Methodist” for themselves. Come and hear about their journey and celebrate as these young people make their first personal commitment to Christ and the church during the 11 am service. A cookie reception in the Coffeehouse will follow.
The UMW and Children’s council are hosting a potluck to celebrate Easter and the completion of our Capital Campaign! Fried chicken and dessert will be provided, but you are invited to bring a side dish. Easter activities will be available during the meal, and at 1pm, we will have an egg hunt! Rev. Dr. Mitch Reece will be preaching in the morning worship services, and children will be processing with palms. We also hope to celebrate the full payment of capital campaign loan! We hope to see you there!!
The Wichita Chamber Chorale with guest conductor Dr. Mariana Farah present A Journey Through the Americas- music from North American and Brazil. Featuring works by Daniel Elder, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Daniel Afonso. Don't miss this spirited concert!
East Heights Youth will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 31 from 8am to 1pm to raise funds for Youth Ministries. The menu will include pancakes, egg casserole, bacon and sausage, fruit and juice. The price is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. We hope to see you there!
Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple by Adam Hamilton
Wednesdays, 6:15pm, March 6-April 10 *or*
Mondays, 6:30pm, March 11-April 15
He was not rich or educated, but was familiar with hard work. He was quick-tempered and impetuous, but possessed a passion that would change the world. He left everything to follow his teacher, yet struggled with doubt and fear. Join pastor and author Adam Hamilton in this six-week Lenten journey, and take an in-depth dive into the life, faith, and character of Simon Peter. Children’s activities available Wed. only. Cost of book is $14.
Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week by Amy-Jill Levine
Sundays, 9:45am, March 10-April 14
Jesus’ final days were full of risk. Every move he made was filled with anticipation, danger, and the potential for great loss or great reward. We take risks as we read and re-read these stories, finding new meanings and new challenges. In this study, Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the Passion story. She shows us how the text raises ethical and spiritual questions for the reader, and how we all face risk in our Christian experience. Children’s activities available. Cost of Book is $13.