Carla’s Candids for Friday, April 3April 3, 2020When I teach Old Testament I often say you really need to know these two words: exile and exodus. People can picture exodus, that moment when the Red Sea was parted by Moses and the people of God exited slavery in Egypt and trounced through the desert seeking a new ... Read More
Holy Week & Easter Services StreamedMarch 31, 2020Holy Week and Easter look a little different this year in the midst of the global pandemic, but we will still gather in worship on a journey to the resurrection. Join us.
Little MiraclesMarch 27, 2020As your pastor I want to be strong. But I would be lying if I told you have not had some sleepless nights and some melt-down moments. At times my heart feels full and I know for certain that we will emerge stronger at the end of this. But at ... Read More
Monday Night Class Streamed April 6 and 13March 26, 2020Dr. Mike Graves will stream his next Monday night class on two Mondays, April 6 and April 13. The class will air on the church’s live stream channel at two times each evening, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Click here during those times to tune in for this class: Another ... Read More
AA and Al-Anon Meetings During Stay-At-Home OrderMarch 26, 2020The Ward Parkway AA Group leadership has decided to cease meeting INSIDE the church itself. Navigating to the meeting room and maintaining recommended social distancing is nearly impossible. The decision to not continue in person inside the church meetings is based on several factors: exposure of our members to Covid-19 ... Read More
Access to Health CareMarch 26, 2020This year’s Easter offering will support two local nonprofits who serve individuals in our community who do not have access to quality health care, KC Care Health Center and Care Beyond the Boulevard.
Virtual Youth Group Info and more!March 24, 2020Tyler has designed a series of activities to keep us connected during the stay at home order. Virtual Youth Group Starting this upcoming Sunday, March 29, we’ll be doing “virtual youth group” on Sunday nights from 5:30 to 6:30pm as a way to stay connected socially until we can be together physically! ... Read More
Youth Ministries UpdateMarch 24, 2020Click here to read the most recent update from Tyler about Youth Ministries.
News from Children and Family MinistriesMarch 24, 2020Click here to read the most recent update from Children and Family Ministries and to subscribe to the weekly email.
Thank You for Your GiftsMarch 24, 2020We are thankful for your support and encouragement during this difficult time, and we are especially grateful for your continued financial support, which will allow the church to serve in ministry with you through creativity and innovation. If you would like to share your weekly offering electronically, please click here.
Leadership NominationsMarch 24, 2020Participation of all ages and groups in the nominating process ensures that we get a diverse representation of leaders. The Nominating Committee would like to ask you to take a second to think about the people in your church community that you would like working for you. The work of ... Read More
Daily Prayer LineMarch 23, 2020Call 816-333-4920 to hear a daily prayer offered by members of our clergy, or leave prayer concerns when you call.
Supporting Our CommunityMarch 20, 2020Here’s an update on how you can help support our community during the COVID-19 crisis. Updated April 2 Easter Offering Supports Local Health Care This year’s Easter Offering will go to KC Care Health Center and Care Beyond the Boulevard. These two organizations are dedicated to providing access to quality ... Read More
Carla’s Candids for Friday, March 20March 20, 2020Fifty women with white hair slip demurely into the carved wooden choir stalls, bow their heads to pray and then sweetly sing “O God break the teeth in their mouths.” I was shocked. Is this phrase really in the Bible? A few minutes later we sing, “Let those who seek ... Read More
Native Plant and Herb Sale – Pre-Orders OnlyMarch 19, 2020Spring has arrived and despite the social distancing we are all practicing, working outside in the yard or garden is still allowed. The Sustainability Team will continue with the planned native plant and herb sale with plants available for pre-order. Plants will arrive in time for spring planting. This is ... Read More
New Interim Executive Director of Operations AnnouncedMarch 19, 2020Eileen Brown has been hired as the church’s Interim Executive Director of Operations, effective March 15. She will work part time overseeing finance, stewardship, endowment, technology, and facilities. Eileen has more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector at organizations including the local chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association, the national ... Read More