Youth Scavenger Hunt Socials

Lara Schopp Youth Ministry

Middle School Picnic & Scavenger Hunt at the Nelson-Atkins Youth grades 6-8 are invited to join us for a picnic and scavenger hunt at the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum on Sun., Oct. 11, from noon to 2:30 p.m. We’ll have a bring-your-own picnic lunch in the Nelson front yard before an outdoor scavenger …

Youth Service Opportunities

Lara Schopp Youth Ministry

Cross-Lines Cross-Lines Community Outreach is one of Country Club Christian Church’s mission partners and has on-going needs for volunteers. Sign-up as a family or with a friend or two. Masks required and other safety protocol.  The sign asks for three hours, but you can request to help for two (just work …

Seasons Throughout Time

Lara Schopp Connect, Youth Ministry

A few weeks ago, I listened to an episode of a podcast from author and speaker Rob Bell. The episode, titled “A Bit About Time,” was basically a guided conversation between Rob and his wife, Kristen, in April. They talked about how COVID had adjusted their sense of time and what …

Parenting College Students Check-In (#2)

Lara Schopp Adult Music, Youth Ministry

We are one month into a college academic year unlike any we have seen before. Parents of college students are invited to a conversation to share joys, concerns, observations, and questions in a confidential setting. Our facilitator will be Jennifer Austenfeld, Ph.D., church member and clinical psychologist. She worked with …

Youth & Family Connection Session

Lara Schopp Special Events, Youth Ministry

Sunday, August 23 • 6:15-7:00 p.m. Youth, parents, and other family are invited to join for a get-together and connection session from 6:15 to 7:00pm after the Backpack Blessing (5:45) and 3rd Grade Bible presentation (6:00). Join us for both of those events or meet at 6:15 to grab some …

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 …