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Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Part Four: It Doesn't Matter What You Believe

We love offering little nuggets of advice, support, or sympathy. They come in handy when we want people to feel better. But what if the guidance you’re giving or receiving just isn’t true? What if God Never Said That?

Scripture for the Week: John 14:6
Psalm for the Day: Psalm 124


O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God,
for ever and ever. Amen.


10/8 Hillcrest Transitional Housing Fall Ball
This fundraising event features fine dining, entertainment, live and silent auctions, a cupcake diamond as well as guest speakers and a surprise emcee. Tickets are $40 each. To order, contact Jordan at 816-341-9960 or buy tickets at

10/24 Mystery Dinner Youth Group Fundraiser
This fun evening will be a dinner to remember. Come support our youth ministry!


10/31 Lord's Acre Sale
Show your support of Ebenezer Church through this annual event. There will be a wonderful Turkey Dinner, and then a live auction. Bring your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers...everybody! If you'd like to help and/or donate items for the sale contact Mary Boyles.


New Vine Campus Ministry
New Vine meets weekly at 7pm on the MWSU Campus, Murphy building, room 109. We are always looking for volunteers. Contact Tom Keller if interested.

St. Joseph PRC (Pregnancy Resource Center) Donation Contest
Bring your donations by Saturday, October 4th. We will be delivering them October 10th. Items for Donation Contest: diapers, baby wipes, case of Nestle Purelife bottled water, package of white 8.5x11 copy paper, Children's Bible, and the books of Forever stamps. 

Festival of Sharing

We are gathering supplies for 10 Layette kits for Festival of Sharing this year. Items needed are on slips of paper at front of sanctuary on the far right side. Please choose some items to purchase and have at the church no later that Oct 11. Our youth group will deliver them to Sedalia October 16-17.



I believe in God but...

Are there some things you doubt or have a hard time understanding?

CALENDAR at-a-glance

10/3 - United Methodist Men's Breakfast
10/4 - Calvin Center food collection
10/12 - Ebenezer Church Board Meeting
10/15 - Night Crew Women's Meeting
10/16 - Youth leave for Festival of Sharing
10/17 - Festival of Sharing in Sedalia
10/22 - UMW
10/24 - Mystery Dinner Youth Group Fundraiser
10/31 - Lord's Acre Sale


September 28 - Jack Archdekin
September 30 - Cheryl Evans
October 2 - Nicholas Payne
October 4 - Jerry Brown
October 7 - Emily Sweet
October 11 - Lora Riggs
October 12 - Zayne Cook
October 13 - Jackie Brown
October 17 - Cade Lay
October 18 - Shelley Mulford
October 20 - Chloe Skidmore
October 23 - Billye Hitchings

Prayer Requests
Betsy Allison, Mary Arnold, The Class Family, Stacy Curtis, Mallory Davis, Dana Destain, Cheryl Evans, James Fisher, Gregg, Corrie & Josh Giseburt, Rhett Hall, Bryan Haynes, Andrea Hughes, Wyndol Johson, Cliff Kerns, Ken Leland, Gwen Leslie, Max Lockhard, Brenda Major, Bev Manring, John Powell, Dustin Michael Robertson, Eldon Shipps, Sam Still, Codyn Taylor, Brenda Burris, Bryson, Lucia Doss, Gina Fox, Robert, Glen Sadowski, Billy Sollars, Jerry Steele

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Pastor Ben Mulford is available by appointment. Contact him at 816.689.8885 or
Tom Keller, Director of College-Age Ministries. Contact him at  816-752-1075 or

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