Summit News!



Hey, Summit family,

Thank you for a great attendance this past Sunday, a very generous offering, and a sweet, harmonious, and enthusiastic annual business meeting after our worship service! Even surpassing all of that was the powerful prayer time we shared at the end of the service, when many came forward to lay hands on, anoint with oil, and pray for little 3 year old Brady Norton as he faces very serious heart surgery this week, at Children’s Mercy Hospital up in Kansas City! Please continue to lift him and his parents, Jared and Abby, up before our Heavenly Father in prayer.

Luke 1:37 proclaims, “For with God nothing will be impossible!” Theologians have speculated about what is possible for God. For instance, “Is it possible for God to create something so heavy that it would be impossible for Him to lift it?” Such speculations promote endless loops of conjecture without answers. But the Bible tells us all we need to know about God’s ability: “For with God nothing will be impossible.”

For example, an elderly woman past childbearing age gave birth to a son as did an unmarried virgin girl. In both cases, they were told that nothing is impossible for God (Genesis 18:14; Luke 1:37). Jesus made this same point on several cases. He said it was impossible for man to save himself but not impossible for God (Mark 10:24-27). Jesus declared that God could save Him from impending death if it was His will (Mark 14:36). He even said that nothing is impossible for the one who has faith in God (Matthew 17:20). The point of all these examples is the same: We must shift our focus from ourselves and our ability. What is impossible for us is possible for Him.

If you are facing an “impossible” situation today, look to God and trust in His ability. Let His will determine the outcome (Matthew 26:39). C. T. Studd writes, “Christ wants not nibblers of the possible, but grabbers of the impossible!” I couldn’t agree more!

This Sunday I will be concluding my sermon series on “Worship” with a message entitled Worship and Warfare. Don’t miss it! I’ll be looking for you. Love always, Bro. Joe


Here’s what’s going on at the Summit.

MISSION OF THE WEEK – “Adopt a School”: This program helps the students at West High School by providing food and clothing. Most importantly they share the Gospel with the football team. If you would like to help, please contact Coach Schartz.

Fellowship: 8:30-9:00 am
Bible Study: 9:00-9:45 am
Classes for Nursery, Kids, and Students
Classes for Adults:
Rm 103, David McMullin: “1, 2 and 3 John”
Rm 105, Gary Crouse: “When God Speaks”
Rm 106, Joan Hearne: “Think on These Things”
Rm 107, Keith Martin: “Book of John”
Worship: 10:00-11:30 am

January: Pastor Joe Wright, “The Whys and Wonders of Worship”
February: Pastor Joe Wright, “The God Questions” and Pastor John, “Outlook Determines Outcome”
March: Pastor John Henry, “Wise Up” and “Just Do It” and Pastor Joe, “Lessons From the Holy Land”

Wednesday Nights at the Summit: Light supper 5:30 PM, Bible Study 6:30 PM. Gary Crouse teaching, “When God Speaks”; Joan Hearne teaching, “Blueprints for Success, Part 2”.

Ladies Bible Study:  Every Thursday at 9:30 AM.  Jonathan Cahn videos on “The Oracle”.

Please help take church Christmas decorations down at the church Sat, Jan 25th, 9 am – Noon.

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Winter Jam 2020! Intrust Arena, February 7th, 6pm. See Coach Schartz for details.

Men2Men:  February 8th, Pastor Joe will speak on the “State of the Church.”

Women of Worth: February 9th after church – join us in the Fellowship Hall for a dinner and a short meeting. WOW is a mission of Summit Church to support single women 55 and above. We are inviting all eligible ladies to attend.

Honduras Mission Trip – October 2020: On February 9th after church there will be an informational meeting in the conference room.

Family Game Night:  Friday, February 21st, 6:30 pm, Fellowship Hall, please bring a snack.

Patriots of Praise Mission Trip to WaKeeney: April 30th – May 2nd. We will leave Thursday night and return late Saturday afternoon. We have various projects we will be working on. For more information contact Pastor John Henry, 316-676-3004.

WANT TO BE A SUPERHERO? You can be one in Kids Ministry!
There are lots of ways to be of help in our Kids Department! We will find you just the right spot to serve! To inquire, please email Debbie Henry: or call the church office!

Help our Summit Kids by “liking and following” them on Facebook at Summit Kids ICT. Check out all the fun activities and outreaches we are involved in – you’ll be informed and blessed.

** 2019 Contribution Statements can be picked up at the southwest table in the Worship Center.

Radio Outreach: “Summit’s Service” each Sunday, 10 am on KNSS 1330 AM & 98.7 FM.

Divorce Care Group.  Coming on Wednesday nights, help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce; you don’t have to go through it alone. For more information visit If you would like to be a partner on this leadership ministry team please contact the church, 316-676-3004.

R E W A R D S: Thank you for your donations through the Dillon’s rewards program. For more info go to:, search Summit Church (QV127). For help call 620-669-3252 or email

See You Sunday for another great Lord’s Day @ Summit




Sermon Notes Now available

Here are the sermon notes from Pastor Joe’s and Pastor John’s recent sermons:

January 19th, 2020 “The Way We Worship” (Pastor Joe)

January 12th, 2020 “The Walk of Worship” (Pastor Joe)

January 5th, 2020 “Weight of Worship”  (Pastor Joe)

December 29th, 2019 Crossing Our Jordan  (Pastor John)

December 24th, 2019 Christmas Eve “Joy to the World”. (Pastor John)

December 22nd, 2019 Christmas Surprise – “Surprising Birth” (Pastor Joe)

December 15th, 2019 Christmas Surprise – “Surprising Parents” (Pastor Joe)

December 8th, 2019 Christmas Surprise – “Surprising Reality” (Pastor Joe)

December 1st, 2019 Christmas Surprise – “Surprising Preparation”  (Pastor Joe)

November 24th, 2019 Money Matters : “Dealing with Debt” Part 2  (Pastor Joe)

November 17th, 2019 Money Matters : “Dealing with Debt” Part 1 (Pastor Joe)

November 10th, 2019 Money Matters : “The Right View” Part 2 (Pastor Joe)

November 3rd, 2019 Money Matters : “The Right View” Part 1  (Pastor Joe)

October 27th, 2019 Heaven; What We Do In Lift Echos in Eternity.  (Pastor John)

October 20th, 2019 Heaven; What Will We Do In Heaven?   (Pastor John)

October 13th, 2019 Heaven; Who Will Be In Heaven?  (Pastor John)

October 6th, 2019 Heaven; Can You Only Imagine?  (Pastor John)

September 29nd, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Develop inter Contentment (Pastor Joe)

September 22nd, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Always Be Honest  (Pastor Joe)

September 15th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Respect Others Rights  (Pastor Joe)

September 8th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Maintain Sexual Purity (Pastor Joe)

September 1st, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Respect Human Life  (Pastor Joe)

August 25th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Honor Family Values (Pastor Joe)

August 18th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Take Time Off (Pastor Joe)

August 11th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Disciple Your Speech (Pastor Joe)

August 4th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Worship God Correctly Part 2 (Pastor Joe)

July 28th, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Worship God Correctly. (Pastor Joe)

July 21st, 2019 The 10 Commandments: Establishing Your Priorities.  (Pastor Joe)

July 14th, 2019 The God Who Wants To Friend Me: Our Father Lives in Another Realm (Pastor John)

July 7th, 2019 The God Who Wants To Friend Me: Our Father’s in Charge  (Pastor John)

June 30th, 2019 The God Who Wants To Friend Me: He’s a Loving Father  (Pastor John)

June 23rd, 2019 The God Who Wants To Friend Me: No Limit to Our Fathers Knowledge (Pastor John)

June 16th, 2019 The God Who Wants To Friend Me: He is a Good, Good, Father(Pastor John)

June 9th, 2019 Family Matters: Dealing with Divorce Part 2 (Pastor Joe)

June 2nd, 2019 Family Matters: Dealing with Divorce Part 1 (Pastor Joe)

May 26th, 2019 Family Matters: Solving Family Problems (Pastor Joe)

May 19th, 2019 Family Matters: Love, Sex and Marriage. (Pastor Joe)

May 5th & 12th, 2019 Family Matters: Discipline That Works Part 1 & 2 Pastor Joe)

April 28th, 2019 Family Matters: Setting Your House in Order (Pastor Joe)

April 21st, 2019 Easter: It’s Friday but Sunday’s Coming (Pastor Joe)

April 14th, 2019 Under Attack? Put On the Armor : We are both Warriors and a War Zone (Pastor John)

April 7th, 2019 Under Attack? Put On the Armor Part 2 (Pastor John)

March 31st, 2019 Under Attack? WWIII: The War on the Family (Pastor Joe)

March 24th, 2019 Under Attack: Armor Up Part 1 (Pastor John)

March 17th, 2019 Under Attack: Spiritual Warfare is Real! (Pastor John)

March 10th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Inspirational Comeback (Pastor Joe)

March 3rd, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Unstable Character (Pastor Joe)

February 24th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peter’s Impressive Courage  (Pastor Joe)

February 17th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People: Peters Bold Confession  (Pastor Joe)

February 10th, 2019 God Uses Ordinary People Peters Dramatic Call (Pastor Joe)

February 3rd, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges How to Release Your Regrets (Pastor Joe)

January 27th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to recover from Resentment (Pastor Joe)

January 20th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How To Handle Your Hurts (Pastor Joe)

January 13th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to Remain Calm in a Crisis (Pastor Joe)

January 6th, 2019 Handling Life’s Challenges: How to Make It Through A Bad Day (Pastor Joe)

December 30th, 2018 The Perfect Storm (Pastor Joe)

December 23rd, 2018 Christmas Whom (Pastor John)

December 16th, 2018 Christmas Whoever (Pastor John)

December 9th, 2018 Christmas Whose (Pastor John)

December 2nd, 2018 Christmas Who (Pastor John)

November 25th, 2018 How To Survive Loneliness (Pastor Joe)

November 18th, 2018 Difficult People Forgiving The Cruel (Pastor Joe)

November 11th, 2018 Difficult People: Encouraging the Inconsistent (Pastor Joe)

November 4th, 2018 Battle For The Mind  (Pastor John)

October 28th, 2018 Difficult People: Confronting The Phony (Pastor Joe)

October 21st, 2018 Difficult People: The Critic (Pastor Joe)

October 14th, 2018 Summit’s Vision  (Pastor Joe)

October 7th, 2018 Fatal Flaws: Lust (Pastor Joe)

September 30th, 2018 Fatal Flaws Gluttony (Pastor Joe)

September 16th, 2018 Transformed  (Pastor John)

September 9th, 2018 If it is the Lord’s Will (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

September 2nd, 2018 Don’t Use Time Like A Fool (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 26th, 2018 How We Live Our Life Echos in Eternity (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 19th, 2018 King Solomon’s Spin on Life (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 12th, 2018 Re-prioritizing Our Life (Making Your Life Count – Pastor John)

August 5th 2018 Attitudes For Life Change (Pastor John)

July 29th, 2018 Fatal Flaws Greed  (Pastor Joe)

July 22nd, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Slothfulness  (Pastor Joe)

July 15th, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Envy  (Pastor Joe)

July 8th, 2018 Fatal Flaws – Anger  (Pastor Joe)

July 1st, 2018 Fatal Flaws - Pride  (Pastor Joe)

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