March Social — Yaya’s Alpaca FarmJanuary 25, 2021On Sun., Mar. 14, 3:00 p.m. we’ll tour Yaya’s Alpaca Farm near Harrisonville, MO, from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Join us for a social-distanced and masked opportunity to learn more about this special Alpaca farm (home to over 50 Alpacas) before a chance to hang out outside with and feed ... Read More
February Youth Social – Bowling at Ward Parkway LanesJanuary 25, 2021Middle and high schoolers are invited to go bowling together on Sunday, February 14, at 4:00 p.m. We’ll rent out some lanes at which we can social distance (and stay masked) for an hour of bowling together. We’re asking $7/youth, which you can pay in cash or card in-person or ... Read More
Children vs. Youth Cookies for Micah MinistryJanuary 25, 2021On the second Monday of each month, our church provides the Monday evening Micah Ministry meal. We need homemade cookies or brownies packaged as individual servings of two medium cookies or one large brownie per zip lock bag. You can prepare them at any convenient time during the month. Bring them to the ... Read More
Monday Night Classes Winter/Spring 2021January 25, 2021A new series of Monday Night Classes is available this winter/spring, led by Rev. Tyler Heston, Dr. Mike Graves and more.
MOPSJanuary 24, 2021Our next MOPS meeting will be on February 10, 8:00-9:30 p.m via Zoom. Contact April for details about our meeting . We will meet the 2nd Wednesday evenings of every month. You can register for MOPS by filling out this form.
Miroslav Volf and TheologyJanuary 22, 2021Miroslav Volf was in Manhattan a few blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was about to give a lecture on Christian theology as he stood and looked up and watched the flames and smoke representing evil and hate and perpetrated by those who claimed to be religious.This ... Read More
Spring Service OpportunitiesJanuary 21, 2021Many of our service partners across the city have had to modify their operations in the wake of the pandemic. However, there are still opportunities to serve this spring.
Called TogetherJanuary 20, 2021Thank you for making personal calls to members and visitors to strengthen our relationships during this time when it is difficult to be together in-person.
Faith & Grief Virtual Support Gathering for FebruaryJanuary 19, 2021Faith & Grief Virtual Support Gathering, for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Tues., Feb. 2, 2021, noon-1:00 p.m. (CT). Prayer and sharing with a guest reflection, “Listening: know that losing a loved one hurts a lot” by Ann Parr. Join us to hear Ann share ... Read More
2021 Souper Bowl of CaringJanuary 19, 2021Drive Through Donations Sun., Feb. 7 • noon – 2:00 pm in the south lot Children and Youth Ministries invite you to participate in this year’s Drive Through Souper Bowl of Caring by bringing monetary donations and/or soups, mac-n-cheese or jars of peanut butter to church on Sun., Feb. 7. These ... Read More
David Brooks and the BeatitudesJanuary 15, 2021I first became intrigued by David Brooks when he provided the conservative commentary on the PBS NewsHour. I didn’t always agree with him but I always admired his thoughtfulness and the kindness that he exhibited to his dialogue partners. Later I became acquainted with his written words appearing in The ... Read More
Sermon Series: Stories in Glass, Part IIJanuary 11, 2021Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14 Part II of this series continues our detailed look at Country Club Christian Church’s stained glass windows. Starting January 17, we’ll begin a look at the five large windows on the southern wall of our sanctuary. The stained glass windows shape the beauty ... Read More
God’s Heart Was GrievedJanuary 11, 2021God’s heart was grieved. God looked around at the wickedness of humankind and saw that human hearts were filled with evil. And God was sorry that God had made them. (Genesis 6: 5-11) In the first chapters of Genesis, we read about the beauty of God’s creation: rivers, mountains, birds, ... Read More
Roots Young Adult MinistryJanuary 11, 2021Roots provides opportunities for adults in their 20s and 30s to connect as community, to learn and grow spiritually, and to make a change in our city through service-learning projects.
What Makes a Life Worth Living?January 5, 2021By Dr. Mike Graves, Scholar in Residence and Minister of Spiritual Formation Three years ago this January, the New York Times published an article, “Yale’s Most Popular Course Ever: Happiness.” The course was actually called Psychology and the Good Life, and within six days of being listed for the previous ... Read More
Celebrating Our CentennialJanuary 5, 2021This year, we will celebrate our first 100 years and look forward to the next 100, with the goals of welcoming the next generation into the life changing love of God; providing a spiritual home for all people, where lives intersect and grace is present; and empowering all to become God’s good news.