The women of McKinley are invited to attend a presentation titled “Sabbath: Hearing and Answering God’s Call.” The speaker is Dr. Laura Aull Johnston, the pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church. It will be held on Saturday, October 1, 11:00 a.m. in Westminster Hall of First Presbyterian Church, located at 302 West Church St. Champaign. For […]
Mark you calendars now for Pridefest, on October 1! Watch this newsletter and the McKinley Church and Foundation Facebook pages for details as they unfold. There will be a parade which begins at 11 a.m. Lining up for the parade will most likely be around 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. There will be a McKinley table […]
Oh no! It is time for the parable of the dishonest manager! This Sunday, Pastor Heidi will preach from the lectionary passage, Luke 16:1-13, in which the financial manager’s ethically questionable behavior is praised by Jesus. The choir will sing and Kevin Kato will return to the organ!
In two weeks, we will gather with others in our community to fight hunger both here and around the world. We need walkers and sponsors for the Champaign CROP Hunger Walk on October 2. Please see Paula Hancock before and after worship this Sunday for more details and to sign up to be a walker, […]
This Sunday we will read and revisit Luke 15:1-10, the parables of the lost coin and the lost sheep. Only, is being lost and rescued really the point? Or is it more about being joyful in re-connecting with lost things and rejoicing over found friends? Join Heidi as we ponder and seek reasons to rejoice, […]
Want to talk with Pastor Heidi? You can call or text anytime between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m., Saturday through Thursday, or drop by the office to visit: Heidi is often in the office after 1 p.m., Monday to Thursday. If you want to be certain to find Heidi in the office, she has official […]
One of our McKinley youth has begun his freshman year of high school at the Missouri Military Academy and we would like to remember him with some cards and letter. He may receive mail at the following address. Please note that his last name must be listed first. Griffiths, Trae MMA 204 N. Grand Street […]
The entire book of Philemon is 25 verses long. Pastor Heidi will read this book and tell the curious story of Onesimus, Philemon’s slave, and Onesimus’ close companion, the apostle Paul. This Sunday is a communion Sunday and the McKinley choir, led by Margo Chaney, will sing.