First Two Day: January 17 – 18

Lara Schopp 2020 Ecuador Mission Trip

Welcome to Ecuador! Seeing, Feeling, and Adjusting. We have been in Otavalo, Ecuador for a full day now and we are excited to share with you what we have been up to. Our travel day on Thursday was certainly a long one. Arriving at the airport by 4:00 a.m. and …

First Days in Ecuador

Lara Schopp 2020 Ecuador Mission Trip

Our team has arrived in Ecuador and has spent the first couple of days getting to know the area. They have visited a church, got a peek at a local wedding, and even found a KC fan at the Otavalo Market.  

Serving at Cross-Lines

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

On Mon., Jan. 13, a group of staff spent the afternoon at Cross-Lines Community Outreach’s Kitchen serving “Taco Tuesday.” Would you like to serve at Cross-Lines with members and staff of Country Club Christian Church? Contact Corey Meyer. 

One Plate at a Time

Lara Schopp Corey Meyer, Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

By Rev. Corey Meyer, Director of Mission Partnerships The people came in short waves over the course of about an hour and a half. Some would come up and say, “No lettuce, please,” or “I would love extra beans today,” and we happily obliged. A few folks requested a smaller …

Students of History

Lara Schopp Articles, Congregational Care, Joe Walker, The Well

By Rev. Joe Walker, Minister of Congregational Care I can distinctly remember that upon witnessing one particularly unusual historical event I uttered this incredibly foolish prediction, “We will never see anything like this again in our lifetime.” Oh my, the things you say when you’re 18 (or 63, for that …

Pumpkin Pies for Micah Ministry

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

Each November, our Collection Connection focuses on providing pumpkin pies for Micah Ministry’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner for homeless and needy individuals in the historic Northeast neighborhoods of Kansas City. This year we are requesting monetary donations to purchase large pies at Costco for this event. Each pie costs approximately $6, …

2020 Mission/Service/Learning Trips

Lara Schopp Mission Trips, Serve, Uncategorized

Ecuador (rescheduled from October 2019) The fall 2019 Ecuador service/learning trip was rescheduled to January 17 – 24 , 2020, and a few spaces remain open for this trip. For details contact  Nancy Lear or Corey Meyer.   Nicaragua  February 23 – 29, 2020 Visiting our international partner CEPAD in Managua, Nicaragua to …

Upcoming Service Opportunities

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

Micah Ministry Serve dinner at Micah Ministry from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., on Mon., Oct. 14. Meet in the chapel lot at 4:30 p.m. to carpool. Return to church at 7:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Jackie Cunningham at 816-246-6202. Partnership Day The Metro Mission team has scheduled a partnership service day on …