The stained glass windows shape the beauty of our sacred space but more than that, they tell us the key stories of our faith and inspire us to live in the light of God’s beautiful love and grace.
By Rev. Tyler Heston This year, we have become adept at finding new ways to be community. Through outdoor events with neighbors and friends to fresh forms of fun through video calls and online activities, we have been reminded about how important it is to keep up with the people …
The last two fall gathering for FaithPub and FaithBistro are coming up. Join us in the back yard in October.
This year, since we are unable to travel internationally for our annual mission trips, we’re bringing the mission trip experience home with our Backyard Missions Fair.
Gather with your church friends and family for an afternoon of fellowship and faith. This open house-style event includes opportunities such as quiet meditation in the Sanctuary or Chapel, a prayer walk, live music, and a chance to visit with ministers and staff.
FaithBistro continues this fall, for women of all ages, with guest speakers on spirituality and real-life issues. Connect with other women looking for conversations that matter. October 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m., with guest speaker Donna Houtteman — this gathering will happen via Zoom at this link.
A sizable portion of the New Testament consists of letters to the church from the Apostle Paul, challenging and encouraging readers. What often goes unnoticed is the poetry within those letters, offering beauty and rhythm in an ugly world often out of sync. Join us for this three-part series on The Poetry of Paul.
Hosted by Dr. Mike Graves, this popular men’s group meets for conversation on a host of spiritual topics, with a guest speaker each session. During the COVID-19 pandemic we will meet under the tent in the church back yard from 6:30-8:00 p.m. September 24, with guest speaker Max Deweese October 22, …
Call 816-333-4920 to hear a daily prayer offered by members of our clergy, or leave prayer concerns when you call.
Thursday, August 13, 7:00-8:00 p.m. The college and young adult years are always filled with transitions that families have to negotiate, but this year we have the added stress of a pandemic and economic depression. Parents of college students are invited to a conversation to share joys, concerns, observations, and …
In case you missed it, on Sunday, July 26, Rev. Mary Lou Kegler joined Rev. Carla Aday for a unique dialogue sermon on change based on the parable of the two brothers.
Join us for one of three anti-racism workshops led by members of The Open Table’s Anti-Racism Training Cohort.
Join us on Sun., Aug. 16 for Part 6: In Relationships, based on Genesis 45:1-15, Rev. Carla Aday preaching.
Rescheduled to Fall of 2021 (tentatively Sept. 6-16) The Bible and Art Tour of Italy, originally scheduled for Spring of 2021, has been postponed to fall. As a result, there are a few remaining spaces on this tour for those who might like to attend. The tour will will venture …
A primer on LGBTQ+ folk in the church, what it means to be an inclusive faith community, and the gifts of queer spirituality.