Grace at Work and Fall Partnership DaysAugust 15, 2019Grace at Work, our half-day service day is Sat., Oct. 5. Save the date! For those interested in other weekend service projects, check out one of our Fall Partnership Days with service partners in the Northeast. Sat., Sept. 7, 9:00 a.m. at Urban Farming Guys Fri., Nov. 7, 1:00 p.m. ... Read More
Three Conversations with a RabbiAugust 15, 2019What happens when a Christian preacher and a Jewish rabbi sit next to each other on a flight home from Israel? Dr. Mike Graves will tell us in this series. Aug. 18, 25 and Sept. 1 Aug. 18 – Noah, Genesis 9:8-17 Aug. 25 – Abraham, Genesis 12:1-9 Sept. 1 – ... Read More
Roots: A New Gathering for Folks in their 20s-30sAugust 15, 2019New this fall, this ministry is for individuals ages mid-20s to mid-30s. Maybe you just graduated college, moved to Kansas City, started a first career, are dating, single, or married, thinking about having kids but not quite yet… or at any of the “in-between” stages of finding your way through ... Read More
Fall Programming GuideAugust 15, 2019Information about all of the spiritual formation and fellowship opportunities this fall is here! Pick a class or group and get connected and involved this fall.
Youth Ministry Fall CalendarAugust 15, 2019Check out all the exciting happenings with youth ministry this fall!
Pulling Back the CurtainAugust 15, 2019Rev. Tyler Heston, Minister to Youth One of the most surprising personal revelations I had in seminary was how much I liked sci-fi. It began when I devoured the entirety of The X-Files series during my sparse free time and continued with films and shows like 2001: A Space Odyssey, ... Read More
Stretching to SeeAugust 15, 2019 Why Preach, Why Listen is the title of a book I read many years ago. But the title still haunts me. Why do I preach and why do you listen? It isn’t to be “preachy,” which has become a negative word that conjures up a haranguing of sorts, where ... Read More
Parent Night OutAugust 14, 2019Friday, Aug. 23, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Youth will provide a Parents’ Night Out for children 3rd grade and under. Snacks provided, please serve your child dinner at home. Children 2 and under will be with childcare staff; 3 and older will be with youth and adult leaders. Cost is $10 per ... Read More
Second Annual Max Deweese Golf TournamentAugust 9, 2019Fri., Sept. 27 • Noon St. Andrews Golf Course Proceeds support two ministries, Tiny Houses, helping veterans with affordable housing, and Miracle of Innocence, assisting falsely accused prisoners transition back into society. Sign-up ($150 per person), form a team, and sponsor a hole ($750). All are welcome. Not a golfer? ... Read More
Carla’s Candids for Friday, August 9August 8, 2019On Sunday morning before church I visited with the police officer who supports our Sunday morning security team. I wanted to know if he was ok because he helped apprehended the shooter who took the life of a pastor’s 25 year old daughter on Friday night with a stray bullet ... Read More
Breaking BreadAugust 1, 2019Rev. Catherine Stark-Corn, Minister to Children and Families My eldest son has been an intern this summer with a non-profit in northeast KC. Each day after several hours of work, the interns gather with the staff and any other volunteers for lunch. They come together after their morning work, sharing ... Read More
The Promise of GodAugust 1, 2019There is a story about Leonardo da Vinci… Early in his career he was painting a picture of Christ and found a beautiful young male to model for his portrait of Jesus. Many years later, Leonardo was painting a picture that included Judas. He walked through the streets of Florence ... Read More
Cathedrals and Courses of Scotland Trip in 2020August 1, 2019Sign Up Now; Deadline is Sept. 1 In July of 2020, we will venture to Scotland, home of marvelous cathedrals and castles, as well as world-class museums and historic sites. From Edinburgh to Glasgow, we will eat, drink, and learn our way across the country. Besides the cultural exchange, Scotland ... Read More
A Bold Vision for the Next 100 YearsAugust 1, 2019Next year we will celebrate 100 years of vital ministry and joyful service through our church. As we rejoice in the great legacy we also look forward to the next 100!
Backpack BlessingAugust 1, 2019Backpack Blessing is Sun., Aug. 18, 9:01 and 11:00 a.m. All children and youth are invited to bring their backpacks to worship for a prayer for the new year.
Festival Sunday Is Sept. 8August 1, 2019Celebrate the beginning of a new year of spiritual growth opportunities for children, youth and adults.