Holiday Choir at Shawnee Community

Thursday, November 8 • Holiday Choir Practice

Do you love to sing? Do you think fondly of your years in high school choir? If so, the Shawnee Community Holiday Choir is a great opportunity for you! It’s not too late to join the fun! The Holiday Choir will perform on Sunday, December 16 during both services at 9:00 & 10:30 am.

If you need childcare, please sign up at least one day before practice.

Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving Celebration • Sunday, November 18

Join us on Sunday, November 18 for a Thanksgiving Celebration! It’s a day full of reasons to celebrate. Members of our church family will be baptized and we will be celebrating with them. We will be enjoying food and fellowship with an all church dinner following the 10:30 am service. And we will announce our 2018 Christmas Is Not Your Birthday Offering. It is a day you won’t want to miss!

Baptism

If you are interested in baptism, contact Johnny Lewis, pastor for vision and preaching, to learn more.

All Church Thanksgiving Dinner

Visit Connection Corner on Sunday to grab a turkey feather from the turkey with an item listed to bring for the dinner.

Christmas Is Not Your Birthday Offering

Each year during the Christmas season, we select organizations or missions for our Christmas Is Not Your Birthday offering that support our brothers and sisters here in our community and around the world. It is an opportunity to give a special gift at Christmas to celebrate the love of God through Jesus’ birth.

 

New Sermon Series Begins Sunday

2020 Vision • Sunday, November 4-November 25

Join us as we begin a new sermon series, 2020 Vision. Over the next four weeks, we are going to talk about what makes “us” us at Shawnee Community and why it matters that God has called us to be “us”! Think of someone you could invite and send a text, an email or a Facebook message today.

Remember: This weekend the clocks fall back for Daylight Saving Time. Plan accordingly, or you can be here early to help us set up!

It is also donut Sunday! See you Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30 am!

Tall Oaks Gala

Friday, November 9 · Arrowhead Stadium North Club

Celebrate over 50 years of camp and conferences at Tall Oaks at the Annual Tall Oaks Gala on Friday, November 9 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.

Visit the Connection Corner on Sunday to learn more about the event or to register to attend. Questions contact Merle Parks at 913-908-5879.

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 Sherry Radcliff at 913-897-3245.

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 juvenile diabetes, autism and foster kids. All proceeds from the gala will benefit this wonderful ministry in our region. Thank you for your support!

Thanksgiving Celebration

Thanksgiving Celebration • Sunday, November 18

Join us on Sunday, November 18 for a Thanksgiving Celebration! It’s a day full of reasons to celebrate. Members of our church family will be baptized and we will be celebrating with them. We will be enjoying food and fellowship with an all church dinner following the 10:30 am service. And we will announce our 2018 Christmas Is Not Your Birthday Offering. It is a day you won’t want to miss!

Baptism

If you are interested in baptism, contact Johnny Lewis, pastor for vision and preaching, to learn more.

All Church Thanksgiving Dinner

Visit Connection Corner on Sunday to grab a turkey feather from the turkey with an item listed to bring for the dinner.

Christmas Is Not Your Birthday Offering

Each year during the Christmas season, we select organizations or missions for our Christmas Is Not Your Birthday offering that support our brothers and sisters here in our community and around the world. It is an opportunity to give a special gift at Christmas to celebrate the love of God through Jesus’ birth.

 

 

Rev. Mary Lou Kegler Speaking Sunday

Sunday, October 28 • 9:00 & 10:30 am

This Sunday, we have the pleasure of having Rev. Mary Lou Kegler give the message, Don’t Worry, God’s Got This! Rev. Kegler is is a stallwort of leadership in the African American Disciples of Christ faith community in Kansas City. A lifelong resident of Kansas City and a graduate of Rosedale High School, she is the Associate Pastor of Swope Parkway United Christian Church.

Rev. Kegler has been involved in justice, racial equality, and administrative ministries here and around the country, leading in several national positions in Disciple mission partners and currently serving as Vice Moderator of the Kansas City Disciples. She is a breastcancer overcomer.

Holiday Choir at Shawnee Community

Do you love to sing? Do you think fondly of your years in high school choir? If so, the Shawnee Community Holiday Choir is a great opportunity for you!

The Holiday Choir will perform on Sunday, December 16 during both services at 9:00 & 10:30 am. Practice begins Thursday, November 1 from 7:15-8:30 pm at Shawnee Community. Please email Ronette Hoard, music ministry director, if you would like to participate.

If you need childcare, please sign up at least one day before practice.

Love Fund Offering

October is Pastor Appreciation month. To show appreciation to all of our staff, we are collecting funds over the month of October to present a special gift in the form of bonuses to staff on Sunday, November 4.

If you wish to make a contribution to the “Staff Love Fund”, please place your contribution in the offering plate on Sunday or give online using the drop down menu to select “Staff Love Fund 18”.  Please make sure you mark your check or envelope with “Staff Love Fund.”

Please show your support for our dedicated and wonderful staff.

Tall Oaks Gala

Friday, November 9 · Arrowhead Stadium North Club

Celebrate over 50 years of camp and conferences at Tall Oaks at the Annual Tall Oaks Gala on Friday, November 9 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.

Visit the Connection Corner on Sunday to learn more about the event or to register to attend. Questions contact Merle Parks at 913-908-5879.

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 Sherry Radcliff at 913-897-3245.

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 juvenile diabetes, autism and foster kids. All proceeds from the gala will benefit this wonderful ministry in our region. Thank you for your support!

Things Jesus Didn’t Say Continues Sunday

Things Jesus Didn’t Say • Sunday, October 21

Join us this Sunday as we continue our series, Things Jesus Didn’t Say with Just Ask Jesus Into Your Heart. Think of someone you could invite and send a text, an email or a Facebook message today. See you Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30 am!