Week of Compassion

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Week of Compassion is the relief, refugee, and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), working with partners to alleviate suffering throughout the world. For more information about how to contribute, click here.

Giving Tuesday is December 3

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Because of your generosity, each day children, youth and adults are spiritually nourished, and neighbors near and far are fed, clothed, sheltered, and empowered.

Giving to the Church from an IRA

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Recent changes in federal law have influenced how personal with Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) can make contributions directly to charitable organizations. However, a provision referred to as an “IRA charitable rollover” allows transfers to qualified charities under certain conditions. If these conditions are met, for many taxpayers, this can reduce …

Gifts for the Future

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Rev. Corey Meyer, Director of Mission Partnerships For over two decades, Bridging the Gap has been dreaming of programs to encourage Kansas City to think creatively about ways to promote environmental sustainability. During this year’s Easter season, you heard it from our worship leaders, read it in The Christian, and …

Thank You!

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I always get to write a newsletter article during the time you are responding to the stewardship campaign.  Coincidence? I don’t think so.  It is so I get to tell you each year how you amaze me.  This church can’t make the difference it makes without you! The gifts that …

Fund-A-Need: Youth Missions

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This year’s Fund-A-Need project is Youth Missions, including the summer 2019 high school trip to Ecuador. Our high school team and adult sponsors will be working with FEDICE, an organization whose mission is to empower indigenous and marginalized communities in the Ecuadorian Andes to break the cyclical chains of poverty, discrimination, …

Your Gifts Matter

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Rachel Clement, Director of Finance I am blessed to receive your annual giving pledges but also to see your gifts at work. Each time I write a check to pay a bill I am reminded that your contributions make so many things possible. The generosity of your gifts should be …