Category Archives: Church Newsletter Articles

Future Ministry in Western Kansas and Beyond

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church   Natoma, Kansas November, 2018 On October 7th, a number of us went to Hoxie and heard a presentation about the future of ministry in western Kansas. It’s a long story as to why … Continue reading

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Taking out the garbage

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas October, 2018 Growing up, my brother and I always had a fascination with the garbage truck.  On Saturday mornings, we would eagerly sit by the window and wait for the garbage … Continue reading

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For those who have wandered from the faith

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas September, 2018 During the Rooks County Free Fair, the Natoma Lutherans For Life booth collected prayer requests, and we prayed for them as a congregation on Sunday, August 19. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Lift up your hearts

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas August, 2018 P: Lift up your hearts.             C: We lift them up unto the Lord. Long has this phrase, which occurs at the beginning of the Service of the Sacrament in … Continue reading

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Kansas District Convention Review

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas July, 2018 The Kansas District convention, held June 7-9 in Topeka, passed, often with overwhelming support, 27 resolutions, and declined 1. Church conventions are funny things, and this one was no exception. … Continue reading

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Splash Canyon VBS

First Lutheran Church  Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas June, 2018 For all the promises of God find their Yes in Him. – 2 Corinthians 1:20a That is the theme verse for our Vacation Bible School this year, entitled Splash Canyon: … Continue reading

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Busy? Take a Sabbath

First Lutheran Church   Plainville, Kansas Peace Lutheran Church  Natoma, Kansas May, 2018 The saying goes, at least in these parts; don’t schedule anything during May, because everyone is too busy with graduations and weddings and Memorial Day and the start of … Continue reading

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