2022 Christmas Offering to Assist Safe and Supportive Shelters for Families

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Lack of shelter was a reality for Mary and Joseph as they prepared for the birth of Jesus. This year, our Christmas offering lifts up three local agencies that seek to bring safe and supportive shelter to families. Sheffield Place, Amethyst Place and Jerusalem Farm will benefit from your generosity …

Advent Sermon Series 2022

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We know the story of Jesus born in a manger. Shepherds, angels and wise men appear on Christmas cards, as nativity sets and even on stained glass windows, to remind us of his birth. But did you know there are four unique perspectives in the Bible about Jesus’ arrival among us? 

[email protected] Partnership Day!

Shannon Gammon Children & Families, Metro Service, Serve

On Nov. 5, 2022, families and individuals gathered to help move, sort, and organize a range of items for Della Lambs Operation Holidays. This annual project serves over 500 families in the northeast area of KC. Our team helped get the first round of preparations completed. If you are interested …

Holy Land Pilgrimage set for Sept. 5 – 14, 2023

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A pilgrimage to the Holy Land has been called “the fifth Gospel,” and for many people, it’s the trip of a lifetime. This trip starts in Galilee, coming down the Jordan valley, and culminates with some of the most cherished sites in and around Jerusalem. Take part in this amazing opportunity coming September 2023.

Youth Game Night!

Shannon Gammon Youth Ministry

Middle and high school youth are invited to a joint night of special games, snacks, and more! Sun., Nov. 13, 4 – 5:30pm. RSVP now and stay tuned for more information!

Youth Thanksgiving Dinner

Shannon Gammon Youth Ministry

One of our favorite traditions as a youth ministry is PIZZA for THANKSGIVING!!?! Join us this year as we continue this epic night! We will be heading to Waldo Pizza on Sunday, November 20 from 4:00-5:30pm. Let’s share our blessings together over some hot pizza pies! Middle and high schoolers …

GRACE AT WORK GROUP WINTERIZES GARDENS

Shannon Gammon Children & Families, Metro Service, Serve

A team of over 25 gathered at Grace United Community Ministries in NE KC on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2022 to clean-up and ready the gardens for winter. These community gardens offer fresh produce to the clients of Grace United and neighbors through the growing season. This large group made quick work of cleaning …

BABIES AND BREAKFAST IS A BLAST!

Shannon Gammon Children & Families, Special Events

Saturday, October 8, 2022,  was our first “Babies and Breakfast” event! Fun AND Fellowship (and of course FOOD!) was had by all! This is a great opportunity to connect with parents who have children similar in age. Be sure to join us next month, on Sat. Nov. 12 from 9:30-10:30am! We …

EVERYDAY JUSTICE: COURAGEOUS DISCOMFORT – Conversations about Race and Racism

Shannon Gammon Adult-ministry, Connect

Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Unity Temple on the Plaza American Public Square in partnership with Rainy Day Books will welcome authors Shanterra McBride and Rosalind Wiseman to discuss their new book Courageous Discomfort: How to Have Important, Brave, Life-changing Conversations about Race And Racism. This conversation will be moderated by APS staff member, Denesha …

WEEK OF COMPASSION PROVIDES DISASTER RELIEF

Shannon Gammon Adult-ministry, Connect, Serve

Week of Compassion, the relief, refugee and developmental mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is currently responding to the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico and Florida/South Carolina and elsewhere, as well as other humanitarian crises across the world. Week of Compassion partners have already deployed volunteers to …