Habitat for Humanity Thrivent Build

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Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:00 AM-1:00 PMish, lunch provided

We will meet at the Habitat for Humanity home:

1026 Yuma Street
Manhattan, KS  66502

We are looking for willing workers that day.
No previous construction experience or expertise is required.
If you plan to participate, it would be helpful
if you would please call the church office
(785) 539-2604
by Tuesday, May 9.

Reformation Circuit Convocations

Our Circuit is hosting convocations throughout 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  Each event will include a free meal and free babysitting.  If you would like to bring a dish to share, it would be well received.

The next convocation is…

Sunday, June 25, 4:00-5:30 PM

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
17535 Say Rd.
Wamego, KS 66547-9760

Lecture – 4:00 PM
German Dinner – 5:00 PM

Lecture – The Impact of the Reformation
Presenter – Rev. Dr. Paul Maier

Ash Wednesday / Lent 2017

 Lent is a season of penitence, reflection, prayer, and catechesis.  Lent is 40 days long, but does not include Sundays.  It begins with Ash Wednesday on March 1, 2017.  For more information about Lent, please click on Worship/Congregational Life – Church Year.

Every Wednesday during the Lenten season we have a midweek worship service at 7:30 PM.

For our Ash Wednesday service, we also have the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion.

The sermon theme for the 2017 Lenten Midweek Services will be the 10 Commandments.  We will cover them in reverse order.

Pancake Supper 2017



Feb. 12th, 2017

 4:30 – 6:30 PM

A freewill offering helps support Kansas LCMS students attending a LCMS synodical school or seminary preparing for full time church work.   The many Kansas LLL pancake and soup suppers helped provide over $28,000 shared by 20 Kansas students this school year.

New Member Class

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Our New Member Class, also known as our Inquirer’s Class, is taught by Pastor Schmidt.  There are six sessions, each lasting 90 minutes.

We will meet on Sundays, January 22-February 26, 2017, 2:00-3:30 PM, in the Fireside Room.  Please RSVP with Pastor Schmidt or the church office.

Videos from God Connect will also be part of the class.  To watch the videos online, click on God Connects.

Please note that our first class on January 22 will start at 2:30 PM.

New Year’s Eve (2016) & New Year’s Day (2017) services

New Year’s Eve-Day Service

 New Year’s Eve Service will be at 6:00 PM

Pastor Schmidt will be our preacher and liturgist.

We will be having a New Year’s Eve theme.


New Year’s Day Service will be at 10:00 AM

Rev. Jeremy Davis, an Army chaplain and LCMS ordained clergy,

will be our preacher on Sunday morning.

The theme for this service is the Name and Circumcision of Jesus.


Holy Communion will be celebrated at both services.

Christmas Services 2016

Christmas Schedule

Christmas Services 2016

Christmas Eve

4:00 PM – Happy Birthday Jesus Service

This service is for God’s children of all ages.  It includes balloons, flameless candles, favorite Christmas Carols, a Christmas story for the sermon, and a birthday cake.
After the service in the Fellowship Hall, we will have a living nativity with a petting zoo.  Snacks will be available.  Balloons and good bags will be passed out.

7:30 PM – A Traditional Christmas Service.

This service features lessons and carols.  Flameless candles will also be used.

10:00 PM – Candlelight Christmas Eve 

This candleight service is led by our youth.

Christmas Day

10:00 AM – The Nativity of our Lord

This service will include Holy Communion.  Our preacher for this service with be Rev. Jeremy Davis.