Mick Cayless with United Methodist Open Door • 2418 E 9th St N Wichita, KS 67214
Join us this Sunday to learn from Mick Cayless, Development Director at United Methodist Open Door. He will share in depth information about the five programs at United Methodist Open Door that help to support our local community.
My name is Michael Cayless, although I go by Mick. I was born and raised near Nottingham, England and I have a degree in recreation management from Leeds University in Leeds, England. I met my wife, Celia, in Poughkeepsie, NY in 1989 while working on a student abroad visa. We married in July 1992 and have now been married for nearly 32 years and have three children. My oldest is Lauren, 24 years old, and is about to graduate with a degree in psychology from Wichita State University. I have 21-year-old boy/girl twins. My boy, Jeffrey, is in the U.S. Navy and is currently serving in Bahrain and my girl, Genevieve, works at Trader Joe’s.
Celia is originally from Liberal, KS and we both live in Eastborough. She is the executive director of the Kansas Children’s Foundation.
I have worked in the non-profit sector for over 24 years with employment at Children’s Miracle Network, Project Access, Union Rescue Mission, and currently at United Methodist Open Door. I am a devoted follower of Jesus Christ who is my Lord and Savior.
Wichita Oasis Day of Service • 2418 E 9th St N, Wichita, KS 67214
Join us this Sunday for a day of service! We will split into groups to help tackle a few projects for our local community. If you have a project that you'd like some help with, let us know! https://www.wichitaoasis.org/contact
Sheila Ebersole with M-Care • 2418 E 9th St N Wichita, KS 67214
Join us this Sunday to learn from Sheila Ebersole, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC about M-Care Healthcare in Wichita--Inclusive and Respectful Medical Care, Serving Southeast Kansas.
Speaker Bio: A native of Topeka, Ks. Sheila was raised by her strong lesbian mother, who helped light the fire of helping others feel safe, loved and obtain equal rights. Earning her BSN degree from Washburn University in 1998 she set off to find the perfect graduate program. This search earned her a spot in the Class of 2002, Wichita State University, Family Nurse Practitioner program. Ebersole has worked in family medicine, orthopedic spine surgery and geriatric medicine. She has been a professor of nursing and enjoys teaching others. Sheila sees patients in clinic at M-Care Healthcare. M-care advocates for affirming, equitable, and safe healthcare for all. We believe that all people deserve equal rights and protections without regard to gender identity and sexual orientation. M-Care’s founder and owner Amanda Mogoi, NP, ensures we uphold this mission statement through our work at the clinic and in the community. Sheila was recently elected to the Wichita Pride Board where she serves as the Family and Youth Director. When she is not working in the clinic providing primary care, gender affirming care or serving in the community, you can find her spending time with her mom, 3 children and 2 fur babies.
Potluck & McKinney-Vento Donation Drive • 2418 E 9th St N, Wichita, KS 67214
Every quarter we collect shelf-stable food items to assemble "snack bags" for students and families in the USD 259 McKinney-Vento program during our monthly potluck. You can sign up to contribute to the donations here: www.bit.ly/WichitaOasisMV
The McKinney-Vento Program provides services for students and families to help overcome obstacles and barriers, such as homelessness, so that students can be successful in school. Wichita Oasis’ core values include “meaning comes from making a difference” and “human hands solve human problems”, and helping McKinney-Vento aligns with these values.