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The West Douglas Church of Christ is a group of believers who really care! We love one another. We also have a great love for people. We love all kinds of people.
Thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to visit our website. We would be honored to have you explore this site and contact us with your questions, interest or needs.
We strive to be His light here on earth. Our goal is to reflect the light of Jesus in our lives. We endeavor to live lives that bless others and glorify God. We would be thrilled for you to come and see and participate with us.
Youth Group weekly classes, Thursday’s, 7-830pm in the fellowship hall. 6th thru 12th grades
Saturday, March 1st - Winter Jam at Intrust Bank Arena(Concert)
Cost: $10 at the door - Doors open for the event at 4PM but its a first come, first served situation for tickets so we will meet at the church, grab some McDonalds for lunch (on the church) and then head over to stand in line to make sure we get seats. Check out www.jamtour.com/shows/wichita-ks for all the info on the show. Concert starts at 6PM and will be done at around 930PM. Pick up your student at the church at 10PM
Thursday, March 13th - Youth outreach event at Faith Church in Valley Center.
This event is free but students will need to find rides to and from Valley Center. If you need help with rides, let me know and we will get one of our sponsors to help you out. If your student is going to this event, or wants to, please talk to me ASAP so you know what to expect. The event will start at 7PM and end at 9PM
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 20, 21, 22-Fundraising Garage Sale for Summer Youth Events; I will be at the church on Thursday March 20th from 5PM- 10PM to take donations for the garage sale. The sale will then take place on Friday and Saturday from 7AM to 5PM in the church parking lot. If you would like to help with this please let me know.
Austin may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 316-992-3230
Have you ever had a difficult night and could not sleep? Instead of watching television, writing emails or going to Facebook have you ever just prayed early in the morning? Perhaps it was the time when a loved one faced a dangerous surgery, a dear friend passed away or you did not know what to do about your bills.
In the gospel of Mark 1:35 the bible points out that “ Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place where he prayed.”
Notice, first of all that Jesus got up very early in the morning. In fact it was so early that it was still dark. Sometimes when our plate is full, our stress is unbearable and our love needs a jump start, we need to just get up and pray. When you need help in being a Christian spouse, when you need assistance in having wisdom to parent effectively or we need divine guidance in loving our enemy, the most important action we can take often times is to pray. Jesus left early and prayed.
He was in an isolated place so he would not be bothered. He knew that even the son of God needed to pray regularly, fervently and confidently. It is so difficult sometimes to find a time and place to pray. In fact verse 38 tells us that Simone and his companions went to look for him, and when they found him they exclaimed, “Everyone is looking for you.”
Jesus knew if he was to stand tall in the face of adversity, disappointment and hurt, he had to take time for himself and for communing with his Father. Jesus needed to arise early in the morning, even while it was still dark and get away from others and spend time alone with God. If our Lord needed to be by himself and be with God, we discover how imperative it is that we do the same.
If it is morning, noon, evening or night, find time regularly to talk with God and ask for his wisdom, strength and guidance. Life is difficult and we need the power of God to assist us in our mission to serve him every day. God is awake very early in the morning even when it is still dark, you know!