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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Locals attend educational mission school

  • July 24 to 27 was the Kansas West United Methodist Women's annual School of Christian Mission at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina.
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  • July 24 to 27 was the Kansas West United Methodist Women's annual School of Christian Mission at Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina.
    The 2012 theme is "That All May Have Life.”   Study topics included: "Immigration and the Bible," taught by Carolyn May; "Poverty," taught by Elizabeth Tapia and Marcee Binder; and "Haiti," taught by Sam Muyskens.   
    Young adults were taught by Susan Sanders, youth by Connie Blanke and Dylan Riedel, and children by Joan Schultz, Melissa Meier and Sarah Castle.   Of the 139 who attended, 94 were adults, four were young adults, 17 were youth and 24 were children.
    Rev. Lynn Lynde celebrated Holy Communion Tuesday evening at the opening Plenary and classes and worship continued through July 27.   
    The purpose of the school is to educate and update UMW members on local and world affairs so that they in turn may serve in mission to the needs of the global community. Attending from the McPherson FUMC were Shirley Ade and Anita Jost.

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