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Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Part Two: God Won't Give You More Than You Can Handle

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: 1 Corinthians 10:13, Romans 8:26-28
                                                                Psalm for the Day: Psalm 19


O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. 


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


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 before Saturday, 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. 

Coming Soon
We'll be collecting for Festival of Sharing. Contact Kathy Hessel for more information.


9/20 God Never Said That: "It Doesn't Matter What You Do"


I believe in God but...

Are there some things you doubt or have a hard time understanding? Fill out a survey and help Pastor Ben with this series coming in October.

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CALENDAR at-a-glance

9/14 - Ebenezer Church Board Meeting
9/17 - Night Crew Women's Meeting
9/24 - UMW
10/3 - United Methodist Men's Breakfast
10/4 - Calvin Center food collection
10/12 - Ebenezer Church Board Meeting


September 13 - Jason Marx
September 16 - Marjorie Wertz
September 20 - Colin Archdekin, Jim Treat
September 21 - Glenda Dunlap, Susan Fisher
September 26 - Chris Anderson
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

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, Jennifer Jumps, Katherine, Cliff Kerns, J.W. Kieser, Ken Leland, Gwen Leslie, Max Lockhard, Brenda Major, Bev Manring, John Powell, Dustin Michael Robertson, Eldon Shipps, Cheryl Silkett, Sam Still, Vern Still, Codyn Taylor, Kim Treat

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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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