This Sunday: Guest Speaker, Erik Stafford

Sunday, February 10 | 9:00 & 10:30 am

Join us Sunday, February 10 for guest speaker, Erik Stafford, who will present the History of African Americans and the Experience in the Heartland during the 9:00 and 10:30 am services. Please join us for this opportunity to learn more about the history of our city.

Erik Stafford is a native of Kansas City. He is the sole proprietor of the Kansas City Tour Company and conducts tours of the historic sites in the Kansas City area and presents interactive, historic slide show presentations, that allow people to make the connections between the past, present and future through history. In May of 2017, Erik published Script From 12th to 18th Street a condensed, factual account of Jim Crow Segregation in the Heart of America. In August 2018, Erik was referenced in the New York Times article, On a Civil Rights Trail, Essential Sights and Indelible Detours written by Ron Stodghill discussing 18th and Vine’s contribution to the National Civil Rights Movement.

 

The Disciples Role in Ghana

Thursday, February 7 • 9-10:30 am

All are invited on Thursday, February 7 to hear Bill Rose-Heim speak about global ministries of the Kansas City region and specifically about the Disciples role in Ghana. We will meet from 9-10:30 am over breakfast at the Big Biscuit in Shawnee (12276 Shawnee Mission Parkway).

Bill Rose-Heim is the Regional Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greater Kansas City. Bill traveled to Ghana last year and will share insight about the mission and goals of the church and its involvement in that region.

Midwest Center for Holocaust Education | Sunday, February 17

One Service Sunday | Sunday, February 17

Join us on Sunday, February 17 for one service at 10:00 am. We will welcome a speaker from the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education who will share his parent’s memories of the Holocaust as well as his own perspectives on growing up with Holocaust survivors. Please join us for this opportunity.

Chili Lunch and Auction

Sunday, February 17 • 11:00 am

Join us on Sunday, February 17 for a chili lunch and auction.  We will have one service at 10:00 am with the chili lunch and live auction following the service. The live auction and donation lunch will benefit student ministry summer mission trips.

Donations of items for the live auction are needed. If you have an item to donate or have questions about the live auction, contact Tresa Vogel at tresalvogel@gmail.com.

Five volunteers are still needed to make chili for the lunch. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Nancy Wyle at careministry@shawneecommunity.org.

Pinterest Worthy this Sunday

Sunday, February 3 • 9:00 & 10:30 am

Rev. Tabatha Johnson will bring us the message, Pinterest Worthy, on Sunday, February 3 at 9:00 or 10:30 am. It’s also donut Sunday. It’s going to be a great day at Shawnee Community!

Make sure to invite a friend. We will save a seat for you!

 

Souper Bowl of Caring

Souper Bowl of Caring • Sunday, January 13-February 3

Sunday, February 3 is our last Sunday we will be collecting donations for Shawnee Community Services. Help us #tacklehunger during the Souper Bowl of Caring. Please bring donations of nonperishable food items or cash.

All donations will benefit Shawnee Community Services. Thank you for your generosity!

Small Group Meet-Up

Tuesday, February 5 • 6:30 pm at Johnny’s Tavern

Seth and Kelly’s small group is hosting a small group meet-up on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 pm at Johnny’s Tavern in Shawnee (13131 Shawnee Mission Parkway). If you were a part of Seth & Kelly’s small group in the fall, you want to learn more about their small group or you just want to hang out with two awesome people, plan on being at Johnny’s Tavern on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:30 pm.

Breakfast With Bill Rose-Heim

Thursday, February 7 • 9-10:30 am

All are invited on Thursday, February 7 to hear Bill Rose-Heim speak about global ministries of the Kansas City region and specifically about the Disciples role in Ghana. We will meet from 9-10:30 am over breakfast at the Big Biscuit in Shawnee (12276 Shawnee Mission Parkway).

Bill Rose-Heim is the Regional Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greater Kansas City. Bill traveled to Ghana last year and will share insight about the mission and goals of the church and its involvement in that region.

 

 

Black History in the Heart of America

Sunday, February 10 | 9:00 & 10:30 am

Join us on Sunday, February 10 for guest speaker, Erik Stafford, who will present the History of African Americans and the Experience in the Heartland during the 9:00 and 10:30 am services. Please join us for this opportunity to learn more about the history of our city.

Erik Stafford is a native of Kansas City. He is the sole proprietor of the Kansas City Tour Company and conducts tours of the historic sites in the Kansas City area and presents interactive, historic slide show presentations, that allow people to make the connections between the past, present and future through history. In May of 2017, Erik published Script From 12th to 18th Street a condensed, factual account of Jim Crow Segregation in the Heart of America. In August 2018, Erik was referenced in the New York Times article, On a Civil Rights Trail, Essential Sights and Indelible Detours written by Ron Stodghill discussing 18th and Vine’s contribution to the National Civil Rights Movement.

 

Chili Lunch and Auction

Sunday, February 17 • 11:00 am

Join us on Sunday, February 17 for a chili lunch and auction.  We will have one service at 10:00 am with the chili lunch and live auction following the service. The live auction and donation lunch will benefit student ministry summer mission trips.

Donations of items for the live auction are needed. If you have an item to donate or have questions about the live auction, contact Tresa Vogel at tresalvogel@gmail.com.

If you would like to volunteer to make chili for the lunch, please contact Nancy Wyle at careministry@shawneecommunity.org.