Ash Wednesday is February 14January 22, 2018Lent Begins with Ash Wednesday February 14, 6:00 p.m. Sanctuary Literally, the word Lent means “spring,” which always sounds lovely this time of year. But as we all know, there are still some cold days ahead. That seems an appropriate parallel since before we get to the glory of Easter’s ... Read More
Middle School Midwinter Retreat at Tall OaksJanuary 17, 2018It’s time for middle school students to register for Chi Rho Midwinter retreat at Tall Oaks!
Monday Evening Classes with MikeJanuary 15, 2018New Monday evening classes with Mike Graves start in 2018.
Family Worship Night is Feb. 11January 14, 2018All ages of children are invited to come with their families as we learn about the church season of LENT through worship and activities. Sing, pray hear a bible story and create worshipful items to use at home. Free dinner provided. RSVP to April. Feb. 11, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Dr. Mike Graves Joins Staff Full TimeJanuary 11, 2018Dr. Mike Graves, who has been on the church staff since February 2017, first as our Guest Preacher and most recently in a part-time position as Scholar in Residence, will join the staff full time effective this month in the role of Scholar in Residence/Minister of Spiritual Formation.
On InconvenienceJanuary 11, 2018When my son was 10 he refused to practice the guitar. I told his teacher he wanted to quit. “Good,” said the teacher, “I want him to quit also.” This was not one of my finer “mother” moments. Should we push harder, I wondered?
Weather Closing InformationJanuary 10, 2018During the winter months when the weather can be unpredictable, we encourage you to check the church’s Facebook page or website, or call the church at 816-333-4917 when there is extreme cold, ice or snow before heading out to church. Although we prefer not to close the church, when there ... Read More
Little RemindersJanuary 10, 2018It is no coincidence that doves wake me each morning with their soft cooing right outside our bedroom window. They gather to feast on a generous supply of bird seed in the feeder at our house. It is part of the “arrangement” we have had for years. They coo and get ... Read More
Bible Basics for Busy ParentsJanuary 4, 2018This class will familiarize parents with the Bible in a way that will help them more confidently have those post-Sunday school conversations with their children.
2018 Celebration Dinner and AuctionJanuary 4, 2018The 9th annual Celebration Dinner and Auction is on Fri., Mar. 2, 2017 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Boulevard Brewery.
Christmas Offering Supports Local AgenciesJanuary 3, 2018 This season’s Christmas offering will be directed toward two local organizations that are providing food to the hungry and healthcare to those who are under-served in our community: Harvesters and KC Care Clinic.
Youth Groups Resume Jan. 11January 2, 2018Middle and high school weekly gatherings resume Jan. 11
Spring Musical is March 4January 2, 2018Save the date for our spring children's musical on Sun., Mar. 4, 10:00 a.m.
The Well Temporarily ClosedJanuary 2, 2018The Well Book and Gift shop is temporarily closed due to ceiling construction. But don’t forget that you can still support Week of Compassion through your Amazon purchases. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same prices and selection as amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a ... Read More
Guest Gathering on February 11January 2, 2018Whether you’re a new visitor, or you’ve been attending for a while, we invite you to join us for pastry and coffee in the library on Feb. 11 at 10:00 a.m.