Fall Fest

Sunday, October 8 · 3:00-5:00 p.mFall Fest Newsletter

Wear your costume and join us for this great FREE family event featuring trunk-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, music, games and a bounce house! Don’t forget to invite your friends and neighbors. This is a great event for our community.

Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success. This is always one of our largest events and many hands and trunks are needed! Please consider bringing a car or two and decorate it for trunk-or-treat. Volunteers are also needed to help monitor the bounce house and games. If you would like to volunteer please fill out the volunteer form or contact Julie Wilcox at connections@shawneecommunity.org. Sign-up sheets will also be available at the Connection Corner on Sunday.

 

Sign Up For A Small Group

Sunday, September 17 & Sunday, September 24Small Group Sign Up

Visit the Connection Corner on Sunday and sign up for an adult small group. Each group will meet and discuss the message from the previous Sunday. If you miss a Sunday, you can always listen to the sermon on the website.

There are three groups meeting this fall. This is a great opportunity to connect with people outside of Sunday service.

Adult Bible Study

Sunday, September 17 · 10:15 -11:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study

Adult Bible based conversation following the 9:00 a.m. service. Group meets in the kitchen area. All are welcome to attend!

Coffee With The Pastor

Sunday, October 1 · 11:45 a.m. Coffee With The Pastor Newsletter

New to Shawnee Community? Join Pastor Johnny and Shawnee Community staff to learn more about Shawnee Community and our mission. Ask questions, learn about opportunities to serve and join the church.

Tall Oaks Gala

Friday, October 13 · Arrowhead Stadium North ClubTall Oaks Gala

Celebrate over 50 years of camp and conferences at Tall Oaks at the Annual Tall Oaks Gala on Friday, October 13th at Arrowhead Stadium North Club. Stadium tours begin at 5:45 p.m. followed by a silent auction, dinner and a spirited live auction. Free childcare provided.

Tickets are $90.00 per person but Shawnee Community will pay $30.00 of the ticket price for the first two tables of 8 that are reserved. Reservations are due by September 30th. Visit the Connection Corner in the lobby to learn more about the event or to register to attend. Questions contact Nancy Wyle at 913-432-7678.

Donations for the silent and live auctions are needed. Are you creative and would love to put a basket together for the silent auction? Maybe a movie night basket or a spa basket? Gift certificates are also very popular and often bring in more than their actual value. If you have an item you would like to donate for the auction, contact Nancy Wyle for more information at 913-432-7678.

Tall Oaks Camp & Conference Center is a ministry of the Greater Kansas City Region. For over 50 years, children, youth and adults have attended camps, conferences and retreats at Tall Oaks. Tall Oaks also serves many other groups in our community such as summer camps for young people with muscular dystrophy, juvenile diabetes, autism and foster kids. All proceeds from the gala will benefit this wonderful ministry in our region. Thank you for your support!

High School Youth Group Begins!

Wednesday, September 13 · 5:00-6:30p.m.

Life Squad, youth group for grades 9-12, begins Wednesday, September 13th. Come hang out, have fun and talk about life and faith. Invite your friends! We meet at Pizza West in Shawnee. Come hungry because we will be having pizza!

Middle School Youth Group

Sunday, September 17 • 10:00-11:30 a.m.

F.U.H.N. Squad, youth group for grades 6-8, meets Sunday, September 17th at Shawnee Community. Come for fun and conversations about life and faith. Don’t forget to invite your friends!

Want to know what F.U.H.N. Squad stands for? Join us and find out!

Middle School Student Retreat

Friday, October 6 – Saturday, October 7

F.U.H.N. Squad retreat at Tall Oaks for youth in grades 6-8. We will leave from the church at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and return by 5:00 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $20 per person and includes food, lots of fun activities and lodging. Also, if you choose you can do the Low Ropes course for an additional $12.45 per person.

Don’t forget to pack bedding, towels, appropriate clothing for the weather and shoes to hike in. Please fill out and return the travel form by Wednesday, September 17.

Contact Patt Ludwick at familyministry@shawneecommunity.org for questions or additional information.

New Worship Series Begins Sunday, September 10th

Sunday, September 10 · 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.Unfair God Newsletter

Pastor Johnny begins a new worship series, Unfair God. Join us over the next three weeks as we examine those times in the Gospel when God is an “Unfair God.” This is a great opportunity to invite a friend. Services at 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Children & Student Ministry Volunteer Orientation

Sunday, September 10 · 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Annual children and student ministry volunteer orientation on Sunday, September 10th following second service. Required for all volunteers. Lunch will be served.

Please RSVP to Patt Ludwick at familyministry@shawneecommunity.org.