About Us - Our Story

Our Story

Zion Mennonite

Whitewater Community Church

Potwin United Methodist

Potwin Christian

Palmyra Baptist

Grace Hill Mennonite

Furley United Methodist

Federated Church

Emmaus Mennonite

Over the years, the spirit of cooperation and caring has not changed. Wheat State Manor is still owned and operated by the original nine area churches, including:

The local community and schools have always been an active part of Wheat State as well - providing special events and activities for our residents!

Our story is an illustration of love in action. At Wheat State we care for the whole person. We value our Christian heritage, serve our residents with love, and provide opportunities for spiritual growth and comfort. We provide a haven for veterans and special care for those with all forms of dementia, as well as to some with mental illness.

Wheat State Manor, Inc. has a tremendous heritage of love and caring. Nine churches, two in Whitewater and seven from neighboring communities worked together to make the vision of providing a nursing care home a reality.

An article in the Newton Kansan newspaper (1973) quoted the Rev. Alfred H. Bartter, pastor of the Federated Church, as saying: The proposed home is uniting churches and citizens as nothing before has been able to do!

Our Story

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Whitewater, KS 67154
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