Gifts for the Future

Lara Schopp Articles, Corey Meyer, Give, Metro Service, Serve

Rev. Corey Meyer, Director of Mission Partnerships For over two decades, Bridging the Gap has been dreaming of programs to encourage Kansas City to think creatively about ways to promote environmental sustainability. During this year’s Easter season, you heard it from our worship leaders, read it in The Christian, and …

We’re home. Now what?

Lara Schopp 2019 High School Ecuador Mission Trip

An international mission trip isn’t easy. There’s much to plan, much to purchase, much to prepare. The hardest part, however, may be readjusting to life back home. Beyond catching up on rest, it can be difficult to make sense of the memories and the transformation you’ve had while traveling; it …

From Aislinn: Ecuador day 2

Lara Schopp 2019 High School Ecuador Mission Trip

Today was an earlier day than yesterday, and we had gotten through the listening part and into the doing. Even though the morning was full of painting and staining and finishing the ceiling we still had opportunities to learn about their culture through our work and observations. For example, on …

Prayer Boxes in The Well

Lara Schopp The Well

Shop The Well for Prayer Boxes. They provide a designated space for people to place reminders of situations, groups, events or individuals they wish to keep in mind and heart. During a time of prayer or meditation, they can review the contents of the boxes, which can focus their thoughts …

Virginia Reed Food Drive Summer Needs

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

As the end of the school year approaches, students are anticipating the start of their summer vacation. However, hunger doesn’t take a vacation and in fact, food insecurity increases during summer months, when low-income students are no longer receiving free or reduced-cost breakfast and lunch at school. Food banks typically …