Did you know struggling families receiving government support cannot use those funds for household products and paper goods? This is why our Metro Mission Team regularly asks for donations of essentials like toilet paper and paper towels.
A SUPER TIME OF SERVICE FOR SOUPER BOWL OF CARING 2023!
On Saturday, February 11, a group of members from Country Club Christian Church and Swope Parkway United Christian Church, worked together at Harvesters in the Souper Bowl Of Caring in honor of the Super Bowl.
[email protected] Partnership Day!
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 …
Hartman Elementary In-Person Tutoring is Back!
Great News! After more than 2 years of hiatus, our volunteer tutoring program will return to Hartman and continue the important work with students in need of extra help and support to become successful learners. So many more students have fallen behind academically and are struggling because of Covid.
GRACE AT WORK GROUP WINTERIZES GARDENS
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 …
STAFF AND METRO MISSION TEAM MEMBERS BUILD A SHED
A team consisting of several church staff and members gathered at River of Refuge to assemble a shed to serve as storage for bikes and outdoor equipment. After a recent tour of the facility, with Pam Seymour (Executive Director) sharing outdoor equipment was prone to stealing even with a secured gated area, a private …
Grace At Work Partnership Day
Saturday, September 24, Various shifts between 9 am – 2 pm | All are invited to help our mission partner Micah Ministry as they host the NE Community Park Party at Concourse Park. Volunteers are needed to help set-up, greet attendees, and support the cooking team.
Partnership with Scraps KC
As our partnership with Scraps KC winds down, over 400 local teachers will be coming to our building to gather needed supplies. Sign up to welcome, help and direct them.
Everyday Justice Field Trip
“Redlined” Exhibit at Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center Sat., July 9 The Everyday Justice ministry invites you to a field trip to the “Redlined: Cities, Suburbs, and Segregation,” an exhibit at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS). The exhibit takes visitors on …
Everyday Justice: Gun Violence
In response to the tragic shootings in recent weeks some in the congregation have asked for action steps they might take to accompany our prayers. In the days after the shooting, local Kansas City clergy gathered to call for increased gun safety and better mental health as well as a host of …
2022-2023 Leadership Slate
The leadership slate for the 2022-2023 year has been approved by the congregation. Officers and At Large Members of the Congregational BoardChair: Jennifer AustenfeldBoard Chair Elect: J.J. JonesSecretary: Becky McElduffTreasurer: Glenn MillsPersonnel Chair: Sara EngberNew Board Member: Liz CopelandNew Board Member: Phil Klever Endowment Fund Trustees Nancy Lear Eric Adler …
2022 Easter Offering
This year’s Easter Offering supports three local agencies focusing on moving individuals and families into more stable housing situations: reStart, River of Refuge, and Community Assistance Council.
Native Plant Sale – Pre-Orders Only
Spring is here and we could all use some outside time so take a look at the native plants available for pre-order! These will arrive in time for spring planting! Restoring native plant habitat is vital to preserving biodiversity. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part …
Responding in Ukraine
The relief, refugee, and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is responding to the crisis in Ukraine. Click here for more info.
February Collection Connection – Food Drive
We are extending the annual Souper Bowl of Caring, benefitting the Virginia Reed Food Drive, through the month of February. Here’s how you can give: You may leave your gift, marked “food drive” in the offering plate on Sundays. We are collecting jars of peanut butter, jelly or whole grain crackers. You …