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October 1, 2023 Worship

October 1, 2023

18th Sunday After Pentecost  — World Communion Sunday

9:30am Worship

Scripture: Exodus 17:1–7, Matthew 21:23–32
Sermon: "Remembering Authority's Source" by Kathryn Bates
Music: Praise Team; Carrie DeVries, director

Guest Preacher: Kathryn Bates. Rev. Kathryn Bates, Honorably Retired, grew up in Kansas City North and graduated from North Kansas City High School. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Dubuque Theological Seminary. Ordained in the Iowa Annual Conference of the UMC, she transferred 20 years later into PCUSA where she served in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska (where she assisted in the creation of a shared ministry involving a PCUSA, a ELCA, and a UCC in three different communities). She currently lives in Kansas City North near her grown children and grandchildren. She appreciates your invitation to worship with you today. 

Adult Sunday School

Please join the Adult Education Team today for a special joint Sunday school class following worship (10:45–11:45am) in the Choir Room (Room 6) for a "State of GCPC — Call Process Update" presentation. Updates and Q&A will be hosted and moderated by Tom Stroud (Bridge Pastor), Terri Monrad (IPNC Process), Melanie Townsend (Mission Statement), and Kevin Mason (Personnel Team). For those who wish to attend online, please use Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 838 1523 7214

Passcode: GCPC2022

We hope to see you there!

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