Advent in Advance

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Save the date for Advent in Advance, a workshop for children birth through 5th grade, on Sun., Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m. Cost is $5/person, $20/family. Includes light lunch and make-n-take session to prepare your family and home for the Advent season.

MOPS Holiday Mart

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Wednesday, October 24, 6:30-8:30 Get your holiday shopping done early while supporting our MOPS group. Vendors will be selling jewelry, clothing, food, children’s gifts, personal care, and much more. Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri, in the Social Hall.

We Are Filling Buckets

Lara Schopp Articles, Children & Families, Connect, Staff Messages

By Lisa McCleish, Director of Early Childhood Programs The preschool classes are using the children’s book How Full is Your Bucket? as part of their curriculum this year. The book explains that every person has an imaginary bucket; when we say nice words, share toys, and help our friends or …

Club Kids Parent Gathering

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Sun., Oct. 7, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Parents of 3rd – 5th graders are invited to drop their children at church for Club Kids and then head to Brookside to join other parents for conversation at the Red Door Woodfired Grill restaurant. Childcare for siblings 2nd grade and under provided …

30 Years of Grace and Love

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect, Stay Informed

Join us in recognizing Rev. Carla Aday’s 30th anniversary at Country Club Christian Church as we celebrate the many ways her leadership and partnership with the people of our congregation have served our community and the world. On Sun., Sept. 30 there will be a reception in honor of our …

9:01 Creator’s Place

Lara Schopp Articles, Children & Families, Connect, Staff Messages

Lindsay Howes, Director of Children’s Ministries We have been planning and talking and preparing for weeks now for the Creator’s Place for children during the 9:01 service. We were hesitant to commit to certain ideas or crafts or activities until we knew what to expect. Then finally, we realized, we …

Worship Anew

Lara Schopp Articles, Catherine Stark-Corn, Children & Families

These are all moments that help remind me why encouraging parents and families to bring children into worship is so important. Young, wiggly, energized worshippers are central to our church, to our congregation and most importantly to living God’s love.