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State Deputy Patrick Winchester's Message
September 2015

The final tallies for Star Councils for the 2014-2015 Fraternal Year are finally in!  While our Insurance Agents in Kansas did a bang up good job this last year (don’t they always?), your recruiting efforts and timely completion of the three required forms (Forms, 365, 1728, and SP-7) provided for 45 Star Councils!  This exceeded the Supreme Goal of 39 and met our State Membership Director Bob Duffin’s goal of 45!  Once again, thank you for a great job!

That said, we are now in the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year, and it is time to move on. Your Council should have had a representative at the District/Regional Meeting in your area and your Council should have gotten copies of the Official State Directory, the Programming and Membership Guide, Fraternal Success Planners, the necessary forms, books, DVD’s, CD-ROM’s, and everything and anything else you will need to insure your Council’s success.  If you still have not gotten this information, please call your District Deputy.  If you can’t get a hold of him, email me (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) and I will help you.  I am also in the Directory:  Both this year’s and last year’s!

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In the Beginning….........

Week 27 = “Whoa! I’ve had trouble with my balance but it is getting better. You could hear my heartbeat if you put your ear on my mother’s tummy.” Chris weighs about 2 pounds. I try to stretch out and mom can feel me move about. Mom’s talking about different names for me. How about Chris?

“Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation.” Psalm 95:1

Message from Culture of Life Director

Click here to see October 2015 Culture of Life information from Culture of Life Director Thomas Schmeidler.

2015-2016 Seminarians

Names and Addresses of Kansas Seminarians assisted by our Adopt-A-Seminarian Program during the 2015-2016 school year. Read More

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Kansas Knight of the Month

For the month of July
Jeff Hubbell
Council #1539 - Spearville
District 50.

Supreme Council Families of the Month

Larry & Debbie Boden Family
Council #534 - Topeka

Joe & Christine Muckenthaler Family
Council #727 - Emporia

Bob & Sherry Gregory Family
Council #1149 - Paola

Phil & Sandy Studer Family
Council #3033 - Atwood

William & Elaine Weber Family
Council #4113 - WaKeeney

Michael & Linda Martin Family
Council #7446 - Mound City

Corey & Lori Henry Family
Council #8505 - Hiawatha

2015 Supreme Featured Program Summary

The Knights of Columbus Featured Programs initiative runs in conjunction with the Surge. . .With Service Program and its six specific program areas — Church, Community, Council, Culture of Life, Family and Youth. Meeting requirements for a featured program listed for one Surge program area fills all four activity requirements for that area. More information on each featured program may be found on the Order’s website or in the Surge. . .With Service guide.

Click here for a summary of the requirements for each featured program.

Supreme Council Notice Regarding Youth Protection Training and Background Checks

The Board of Directors of Knights of Columbus has designated the following official positions in Knights of Columbus to receive mandatory Praesidium Armatus online safe environment training: State Deputies, State Squires Chairmen, State Youth Directors, Grand Knights, Youth Directors, Columbian Squires Chairmen, Chief Counselors, Committee Counselors, and Faithful Navigators (if their assembly sponsors a Squires Circle).
If you currently hold one of these positions it is important that you please read the attached notice from George Hanna, Senior Vice President for Fraternal Services.

Click here for the notice.

A Mother’s Heart

Jane Roe’s Pro-Life Commercial

Membership Playbook - Revision #2 (June 2012)

The Membership Playbook has been updated for 2012 - 2013. The Membership Playbook can be opened by clicking here. Please contact a member of the Membership Team if you have questions or suggestions for additional information.


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