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!

Readings for March 5th

Psalm 99 • Exodus 24:12-18 • Philippians 3:7-14 • Matthew 17:1-9 Fat Saturday is Wheatland’s take on Mardi Gras. It is our last feasting celebration before we enter into the season of Lent. Join us Saturday night for the feast. Bring any Mardi Gras inspired dish, or anything you want, with plenty to share. The…

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Readings for February 26

Psalm 62 • Isaiah 49:8-18 • I Corinthians 4:1-13 • Matthew 6:24-34 Christians often don’t know what to do with the Old Testament. Have you ever noticed that most of the Old Testament stories we learn when we are in Sunday school? As adults don’t “go there” very much. The Old Testament is a too…

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Readings for February 12

Psalm 119:1-16 • I Corinthians 3:1-9 • Matthew 5:21-37 • Genesis 32:22-32 This past week I referenced the story of Jacob wrestling with man by the river Jabbok at a place he later called Peniel. Afterour discussion on Saturday night about engaging the stories of the Old Testament even when (maybe especially when) we don’t understand…

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Readings for January 29th

Psalm 37 • Micah 6:1-8 • I Corinthians 1:18-31 • Matthew 5:1-12 During the season between Epiphany and Lent we examine some of Jesus’ primary teachings. The core of Jesus’ teaching is the Sermon on the Mount. Delivered more than once this body of teaching was expressed in various ways throughout his teaching ministry. His overarching…

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