The Poetry of Worship

“The boldness of our love is pleasing to you, O Lord, just as it pleased you that we should steal from your bounty.” – St. Ephrem the Syrian, “Hymns on Faith”, 16:5 One of the many things I appreciate about our congregation is our times of corporate worship. When we gather together on Saturday nights…

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“Lust of Power”

Saturday night we reviewed and then prayed the Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem. I find this a good practice for our congregation during this season. This 4th Century prayer emphasizes humility and repentance. Who of us wouldn’t benefit from such emphases? Here is the prayer: O Lord and Master of my life! Take from me…

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Benefit Concert for Ryan and Kami

Don’t forget the special benefit concert that takes place tomorrow night at Rock Island. (101 N Rock Island St Wichita, KS 67202) If you can’t make it but would like to contribute on-line to Ryan and Kami you may do so by clicking on this link. Be sure to share this with anyone who might…

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Lent Week #1

Psalm 51 • Genesis 2:4-3:7 • Romans 5:12-21 • Matthew 4:1-11 The Season of Lent is upon us! Alexander Schmemann refers to the Lenten season with the oddly parodoxical phrase, “The Bright Sadness”. For the 21st Century Christian this “Bright Sadness”  is a season of intentional and purposeful sorrow. But, this intentional sorrow is not…

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FAT SATURDAY!!!

Tomorrow night Wheatland celebrates our annual (well we did it last year) Fat Saturday service. Join us for a time of worship, celebration and feasting.

Bring your favorite Mardi Gras inspired dish. Worship and feasting begins at 5:30!