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 …

Sewing Team Needs Sheets

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

The Sewing Ministry Team needs sheets of any size, color or condition for sewing projects including sheets and bed pads for cancer patients and dresses for children. Please leave sheets at reception desk on the ground floor.

Serve at Micah Ministry

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

Serve dinner at Micah Ministry from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., on the second Monday of each month. Meet in the chapel lot at 4:30 p.m. to carpool. Return to church at 7:30 p.m. Carpool to Independence Boulevard Christian Church. For more information, contact Jackie Cunningham at 816-246-6202.

April Collection Connection

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

Are you thinking about spring cleaning? Gently used or new skillets/pots and pans are being requested for our team working to set up homes and apartments for incoming refugee families through Della Lamb Community Services. These families arrive with only the clothes on their backs, and they could really use …

March Food Drive

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church

The focus for March is crackers, cereal and jelly. Bring grocery items to church on Sun., Mar. 17, or donate by marking monetary gifts “Food Drive” and those will be received through our offering and in the parlor.

Partnership Sunday is February 24

Lara Schopp Metro Service, Serve, Serve Our Church, Special Events

Partnership Sunday is a time to celebrate the church’s Mission and Outreach partnerships with Kansas City organizations and neighborhoods who share a vision for creating a thriving community. Representatives from partners agencies will participate in worship, will be in the parlor between services for conversation and connection, and all are …

Amani Choir

Lara Schopp Adult Music, Connect, Metro Service, Music Ministry, Serve, Serve Our Church

Our interfaith and intercultural singing group, formed in partnership with Della Lamb Community Services, resumes weekly rehearsals starting Thurs., June 7 at 6:00 p.m. at the Kansas City University Alumni Center. Singers of any skill level are invited to join this group. Please email Corey Meyer if you wish to join.

Giving and Good Cheer

Lara Schopp Articles, Corey Meyer, Metro Service, Serve

Rev. Corey Meyer, Director of Mission Partnerships Last February I received an e-mail from Lance Jesse, our chairperson of the Grants & Special Offerings Team, saying that we had two checks to deliver to some of our mission partners who were the recipients of our Christmas Offering. I thought, “Great! …