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Sunset Spiritualist Church
103 Hanes
Wells, Kansas 67467
785-488-3929

Adult classes every Sunday at 10 am
Church at 11 am  every Sunday


Potluck Dinner first Sunday each Month

November 2006

   

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE JR. EENHUIS

George Jr. Eenhuis was born on March 4, 1941 in Garner, Iowa and left the physical plane on September 6, 2006 in Northglenn, Colorado. Memorial service was held on September 9, 2006, at the Highland Historic Chapel, Thornton, Colorado.

George was a beloved fixture at Sunset Camp for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Sharon, his four children, and the rest of his family and host of friends. The physical world was blessed with George’s presence, and now the Spirit world celebrates his return.


November 4th-5th Activities

Saturday, November 4

Readings, Body Work and Circle
by Rev. Gary & Patti Nicholson

On Saturday, November 4, Gary will be available for private readings and Patti for body work at Sunset Church. Cabins are available for overnight stay, but please be reminded to bring your own space heater (the cabins are not heated and we have a limited number of space heaters available). Please call the Nicholsons at 402-228-3558, or e- mail peaceseeker@diodecom.net to schedule an appointment with Gary and/or Patti. Fees will be $40 for an approximately 45 minute reading and $40 for an approximately 1-hour body work session. Cabins are $25 per night for 2-bed, $15 per night for 1-bed. An evening meal will be available at the Wells Community Center in conjunction with the annual community pheasant hunters’ feed. We’ll end the day with a Circle facilitated by Gary. Fee for the Circle will be a free-will donation.

Thank you Gary and Patti, for offering your services to provide another wonderful weekend of events at our Church!


Sunday, November 6
10:00 a.m. Class
11:00 a.m. Church
Lunch – Instead of our regular 1st Sunday potluck, we’ll support the Wells Community by dining at the Community Center at the annual hunter’s dinner.
Monthly Board meeting follows the noon meal.


Sunset Spiritualist Camp 2007 – June 9 – 24

Dates have been set for Camp 2007, with a slight change from previous years. In 2007, Camp will begin on the 2nd weekend of June, making the dates for Camp June 9 – 24. Mark your calendars now to attend this yearly event sponsored by Sunset Spiritualist Church. If you have suggestions for Camp, please feel free to contact any Board member, or Camp committee co-chairs Debbie Grosser and Linda Anderson (contact information for all of these individuals found elsewhere in this Newsletter).


Officers For the Upcoming Year

President :  Karen Lyons
Vice President:   Larry Stepanek
Secretary:   Rev. Norma Johnson
Treasurer:   Javene Whitley
Trustees:
Debbie Grosser
Eugene Whitley
Leroy Windhorst
Leo Whitley


Keeping Up With the Board – from President Karen Lyons

It has been a busy, productive fall. Both of the new cabins are insulated and the sheet rock is up. The workshop facilitated by Rev Charles Cox was enjoyed by those who attended and I believe everyone was able to pick up a helpful tip or two. Not to mention the fact it is always good to just spend time with Charles.

The membership meeting was well attended. For those who were not able to attend, I would like to fill you in on a couple of items brought up at the meeting.

As the new electrical service was being installed, it was discovered that cabin eleven (aka: the bee cabin) was in very poor condition. The cabin is currently being used for storage and it’s future is uncertain. Leo Whitley pointed out that without the use of cabin eleven, the purchase of two new cabins had actually only resulted in the gain of one. The Whitley’s pledged $1,000.00 toward the purchase of another new cabin and have laid down a challenge to the rest of us to “shake our piggy bank” and to pledge whatever amount we are able to give toward this cause. One member has already done just that and made a pledge of $28.50 along with the challenge to other members to match his pledge of approximately 1/100th of the purchase price. $1,000.00 is about a third of the amount we need to purchase the cabin. You may email your pledge to Rev Norma Johnson, or send your pledge to Javene Whitley. I would like nothing more than to tell Leo to get out his check book. Please join me in making a pledge in any amount you are able.

The idea of adopting a cabin to refurbish or update has been raised by Phyllis Bernstein. Phyllis gave us all some ideas on how this type of program could work. If you have ideas along this line, please contact any Board member or attend the November meeting and share your ideas at that time.

The November Board meeting will be on Sunday afternoon the 5th. The Board of Trustees invites you to enjoy a weekend of fellowship and spiritual growth on the grounds of Sunset Church. I hope you will make plans to join us for as much of the weekend as you can. Don’t forget Rev Gary Nicholson will conduct services on Sunday morning as well.


Healing Work or Private Counseling available after any Sunday Church Service by an attending Minister.


LOVING CONCERN
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2nd Row, Sue, Maxine, Javene, Evadne, Charlotte & Henry, Judy, Vesna, Kristi, Marty, Russell, Roger, Linda, Teresa, Nancy, John & son, Peggy, Kathy, Pat, Nancy, Dianne, Phyllis, Douglas, Becky, Kelly, Travis, Betty Reeves

All prayer requests are shared with the congregation on each Sunday morning at Sunset Church. The request is added to a prayer list and is remembered each week until the issue is resolved. Prayer requests received via e-mail are forwarded to the e-mail list as well. If you have a prayer concern, please call any Board member or e-mail lindaanderson4825@sbcglobal.net .


If you have e-mail and are not getting the Newsletter online, contact Linda, 620-663-2988 (evenings), 620-727-4329 (cell), or lindaanderson4825@sbcglobal.net


Church Services

Oct. 29   TBA
Nov. 5             Rev. Gary Nicholson
Nov. 12          Rev. Norma Johnson
Nov. 19                      Laura Coffey
Nov. 26                  Linda Anderson

Please call Norma for further information, to make any changes, or to add your name to schedule


“Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.” James 5: 16