CHUM CHEW n' CHAT

Come join us for one of our Wednesday night classes. We have lots of different offerings for you. 

Classes begin September 11 and end November 20, 2019. There are a couple of classes with different dates. Most classes run from 6-7 p.m.

Light supper served from 5:30-6:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per person or $15 per family.

Nursery care will be available from 6-7 p.m. each Wednesday night in the nursery for children up to 4 years old.

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  • CHUM's Kids Connections

    Kids, 5 years old through 5th grade are invited to come join us from

    6:00-7:00 p.m. This fall our focus will be on learning about sharing and   caring. The concepts of sharing and caring are central themes throughout the Bible. We will explore various scriptures while we emphasize service and mission projects as fundamentals of faith. Room #B10

  • Middle school refuge

    Hey Middle School youth, join us for the Mid-Week get together. We will

    gather to encounter,engage and respond to God’s calling. Watch hilarious

    animated videos, be creative (doodling, constructing etc...) and share our thoughts and ideas. Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Room #210

  • Art & Soul singers

    Meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Wednesday in room #200. The Art & Soul

    Singers are part of the worship team for the 10:15 a.m. service. Contact Rob Simon at robsimonxi@aol.com or 316.648.5645. Room #200

  • jubilation ringers

    Meet from 6:00-7:00 p.m. each Wednesday in the basement room #B14.

    Jubilation Ringers is the Handbell Choir. They play monthly at the 9:00 a.m. worship celebration. Contact David Bartley at dbartleyks@gmail.com Room # B14

  • choir

    Our chancel choir meets from 7:00-8:00 p.m. each Wednesday night in the sanctuary choir loft. The chancel choir sings every Sunday at the 9:00 a.m. worship celebration. Contact Matthew Nutter menutter@gmail.com for more information or just come join us on Wednesday nights. Sanctuary

  • lay Academy

    The Apocryphal Jesus and Gnosticism. Meets from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    This course examines non-Scriptural (apocryphal) writings about Jesus,

    to reveal the diversity of the early Christian world.  Special emphasis is on

    fascinating, recently-rediscovered gnostic ("knowledge") texts, from Nag

    Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas.  The lecturer is Prof. David Brakke (Ohio State U.) Facilitator is Rev. Dr. Keith Williamson, Room #B4.

  • the whole child

    Parenting Class and Discussion. Meets from 6:00-7:00 pm

    Join us for a weekly discussion about parenting that focuses on the whole child!  We’ll welcome guests from the Treehouse and Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, read articles, and discuss a wide-range of topics including blended families, adoptive families, talking about race with children, praying for your children, discipline techniques, and stages from birth through the teen years.

    Facilitator is Jodi Rice, Room #B7

  • skills on reading the bible

    Exploring the Bible. Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    The Bible is a fascinating book in many ways and people of faith have engaged

    in debate about the meaning of the biblical messages through various

    interpretations. In their book, Exploring the Bible, Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan introduce us to alternative ways to look at scripture and the meaning of the biblical stories by bringing our full, authentic selves to the text.  There, in conversation with others God speaks.  Participants need a copy of Exploring the Bible by Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan.  Join us on a journey to look at scripture afresh.

    Facilitator is Rev. Kalaba Chali, Room #B3.

  • tai chi

    Tai Chi meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    This session we will be Tai Chi for arthritis. It’s a 41 movement routine designed specifically for those that have arthritis but has health benefits for all, you don’t need to have arthritis to benefit and participate in this program. These classes are open to all so bring your friends and come join us. Facilitator is Al Fleming. Fellowship Hall.

  • finding financial peace

    Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    After waking up one morning $210K in debt, $5 in savings, $0 saved for

    retirement and a family counting on me, I realized that what I was doing was wrong.  After 15 years of research and implementing the lessons learned, I figured out how to do money right!  This class shares challenging insights on how to turn your financial life around and move from a life of debt to a life of building abundance, based on my research and experience helping America’s airmen and soldiers handle their money issues and encouraging hundreds of individuals with my story. Two books are needed for this course: "Total Money Makeover Book" by Dave Ramsey and "Index Card Budget" by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack.

    Facilitator is Corey Stokes, Room #301

     

  • the evolution of racism in america

    The New Jim Crow. Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    In this class we will examine how racism has primarily become built into the fabric of society through laws, institutions, and mass incarceration. Each week we will discuss brief reading assignments from the bestseller, “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander. We will also watch a documentary regarding mass incarceration and the War on Drugs and discuss the connections to the book and to our lives. Please purchase the book prior to class starting.

    Facilitator is Kelli Grant, Room #201.

  • prayer beads

    Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Prayer is one way for us to be good stewards of our pain, by allowing a

    pathway for healing with honesty and hope.  This class focuses on healing

    from trauma through Christian prayer practices with beads.  Participants need the book Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma and Spiritual Wholeness by Kristen Vincent.  Protestant prayer beads will be made during the first class session

    at no cost to participants. Facilitator is Rev. Jill Sander-Chali, Room #105.

  • A mindful fast

    Experience a focused and purposeful fast. Meets from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

    Will meet every other week starting September 11 and ending November 6.

    A mindful fast seeks to focus awareness on food insecurity for the majority of humanity.  We will study fasting as we prepare for a 3-day communal fast. 

    Following the fast, the class will meet to share our experiences and thoughts.

    Facilitator is Randy Whitsitt, Room #305

  • Refill your well

    Will meet for 3 weeks from September 11-25, 2019

    We will discuss ways to keep yourself fueled, so you have energy to serve and love others. Each week will have a different focus, so feel free to join at any time. Bring your calendar and/or planner! Facilitator is Liz Wine, Chapel