Parenting College Students

Barbara George Adult-ministry, Congregational Care, Connect, Special Events, Uncategorized, Visitor Information, Youth Ministry

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 …

Worshipping in Spirit and in Truth

Lara Schopp Articles, Tyler Heston, Youth Ministry

Last week, some of us worshipped together with others demonstrating and speaking out against racist violence and injustice in our country. On Friday night, a group of youth and young adults joined together at the Nelson-Atkins Museum to walk over to a peaceable demonstration at the Plaza. Wearing masks and keeping our distance from each other, we marched, led by a minister at Unity Southeast Church and kneeling for a few minutes in honor of George Floyd. 

2020 Seniors Spotlight

Lara Schopp Uncategorized, Youth Ministry

This spring we’ve been spotlighting our 2020 high school seniors. Their last days of high school may not have gone as planned, but these youth have been active and loved members of our congregation, many of them since birth, and we celebrate their achievements and wish them well as they journey into the next chapter.

2020 Youth Service Learning Trips Reimagined

Lara Schopp Youth Ministry

After discussion with various staff, parents, and other youth ministers, the Youth ministries team has decided to reimagine this  summer’s service-learning trips, originally planned to be in Fort Worth and Oklahoma City. Our partner organization Connect Fort Worth will not be accepting mission teams in June, and at this time …

Virtual Youth Group Info and more!

Lara Schopp Special Events, Uncategorized, Youth Ministry

Tyler has designed a series of activities to keep us connected during the stay at home order. Virtual Youth Group   Starting this upcoming Sunday, March 29, we’ll be doing “virtual youth group” on Sunday nights from 5:30 to 6:30pm as a way to stay connected socially until we can be together physically! …