2022-2023 Leadership Slate

Lara Schopp Adult-ministry, Church Life, Connect, Serve, Uncategorized

The leadership slate for the 2022-2023 year has been approved by the congregation.  Officers and At Large Members of the Congregational BoardChair: Jennifer AustenfeldBoard Chair Elect: J.J. JonesSecretary: Becky McElduffTreasurer: Glenn MillsPersonnel Chair: Sara EngberNew Board Member: Liz CopelandNew Board Member: Phil Klever Endowment Fund Trustees Nancy Lear Eric Adler …

Leadership Nominations

Lara Schopp About Us, Church Governance, Church Life

The nominating process to fill elected positions for the 2022-2023 church year is underway.  Your participation is invaluable in identifying a diverse representation of leaders from our congregation. The Nominating Committee would like to ask you to take a second to think about the people in your church community that you …

Native Plant Sale – Pre-Orders Only

Lara Schopp Adult-ministry, Church Life, Connect, Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church, Special Events, The Well, Uncategorized, Visitor Information

Spring is here and we could all use some outside time so take a look at the native plants available for pre-order! These will arrive in time for spring planting! Restoring native plant habitat is vital to preserving biodiversity. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part …

Warmth Packs for Micah Ministries

Lara Schopp Give, Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

Each Monday evening volunteers offer meals through the Micah Ministries at Independence Boulevard Christian Church. Many of those being served may be without adequate shelter or homes which becomes even more challenging in winter. Metro Missions Team will be collecting items and monetary donations for warmth packs to be shared for Christmas. Donations of water-proof winter …

Matt Moeder and Shelle Jensen Take 2021-2022 Leadership Roles

Lara Schopp Adult-ministry, Bible Study, Church Life, Congregational Care, Connect, Serve, Special Events, Uncategorized, Women's Ministries

Matt Moeder will  chair Congre-gational Board for the 2021-2022 year. Matt and his wife, Valerie (then longtime girlfriend), visited the church in the spring of 2011 in search of a church home as they started their lives together. They officially became members in November 2012 and got married at the …

Electronic Vote for 2021-2022 Lay Leadership

Lara Schopp Church Governance, Church Life

Congregational Board Past Board Chair: Tepring Crocker* Board Chair: Matt Moeder* Board Chair Elect: Jennifer Austenfeld Secretary: Becky McElduff Treasurer: Phil Howes Personnel Committee Chair: Mary McClure Past Elder Chair: Jayson Parker** Elder Chair: Shelle Jensen** Elder Chair Elect:  E.J. Becker** Board Member 1: Sara Christensen* Board Member 2: Karen Gallagher* Board Member 3: Becky McElduff* Board Member 4: Kay Moffat* Board Member …

Easter Offering Spotlight: The Grooming Project

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The Grooming Project, teaches struggling moms the trade of pet grooming as a means to change the trajectory of their children’s lives.  Pet Groomers earn $30,000-$100,000 working full time and the demand is so high that felonies and low education levels are not a barrier. After years of research, it …

Easter Offering Raises $30,000

Lara Schopp Congregational Care, Connect, Give, Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

The Grants and Special Offerings team is grateful for the generous support of the congregation for the 2021 Easter Offering. The team is distributing a total of $30,000 to the three recipients The Grooming Project, Amethyst Place and True Light Resource Center. These local agencies are transforming lives with a range of support and services for their …

August Collection Connection

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Uniforms for Hartman Elementary School We are currently collecting school supplies and new and gently used school uniforms for the children at Hartman Elementary. We need white or navy polo shirts, navy or khaki pants, shorts, skirts, and jumpers. You may participate by ordering online and having items delivered to …