Five Rivers District
Monday, February 19, 2018
Our District Mission is to Cultivate Christian Growth and Support the Local Church


November Calendar
Nov. 1-3       DS is in training in Austin, Tx
Nov. 5          Cluster Conference at Fort Scott First, 3 p.m.
Nov. 5          Cluster Conference at Louisburg, 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 7          Clergy Meeting, Ottawa 1st UMC, 9-Noon
Nov. 11        5R District Committee on Ministry 9:00 a.m. Wellsville
Nov. 23-24   Thanksgiving Holiday, 5R District office is closed
Five Rivers District Calendar:
Dec. 3, Active Shooter training, Chapel Hill UMC, 1550 N. Chapel Hill Drive, Wichita
Will also be livestreamed. Advanced registration is requested at
Dec. 11-13, Cabinet, DS is in Wichita
Dec. 19– Jan. 2nd DS is on vacation, Bruce Emmert, KC District is on call for him
Dec. 25-Jan. 2nd 5 Rivers District office is closed for the holidays
Jan. 7th, after morning worship, Lawrence 1st Church Conference at downtown location
Jan. 7th, 4 p.m. Epiphany for 5R Clergy, at Chanute 1st UMC 4:00 p.m.
Jan. 12-16 Cabinet, DS is in Kearney, NE
Jan. 17-19 Orders and Fellowship in Kearney, NE ~ Transformational & Entrepreneurial Stewardship
Register by Jan. 2nd to avoid 25.00 late fee.
Jan. 31– Feb. 2 Continuing DS Group, DS is in Austin, TX
Festival of Nativities at Centenary UMC, 245 North 4th St., Lawrence, KS
For over 30 years we have opened the doors of Centenary United Methodist Church on the weekends in December to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with the Festival of Nativities. We have over 400 nativities in our collection. Please join us:
Dec. 2-3 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Dec. 9-10 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Dec. 16-17 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Dec. 23 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Dec. 30 12:00-4:00 p.m.
You are invited to visit the Treats or Treasurer Shop for homemade cookies, candies, and other holiday and gift items. Donations appreciated.
Clearfield German Fest, Clearfield UMC, 597 E 2200th Rd, Eudora, KS
Dec. 9th, 4-7 p.m. German Christmas Celebration, Food 4-6 p.m. , Entertainment. Bake Sale and Crafts. Last but not least, authentic German Christmas tree. Free Will Offering
Vinland UMC ~ Live Musical Benefit Concert for “Ember Hope” formerly Youthville
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Concert at 7 p.m.
Vinland UMC
1724 N 692 Rd, Vinland, KS   call 785-594-3568 for more information