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Reception for Johnny Lewis & Family This Sunday!

Sunday, August 1 • 10:00 am Among the many losses of Covid, our congregation lost the opportunity to properly say goodbye to the church’s pastor, Johnny Lewis. But that loss will be rectified this Sunday, when Johnny and his family will join us for worship at 10:00 am.  There will be a cake and cookie […]

Where Love Grows Campaign

Where Love Grows….investing in our church’s future An Over and Above Financial Campaign   While there are many signs of renewal in our church (worship attendance, number of kids in the children program, ongoing youth programs), we are not yet out of the Covid woods.  Like many, if not most, churches, SCCC is facing financial […]

Children’s Ministry News

Sunday, August 1 • Children’s Ministry Lesson Bible Story: Rahab – Joshua 2:1-24 Bible Verse: Hope in the Lord! Be strong! Let your heart take courage! Hope in the Lord! Psalm 27:14 Join Patt and the Children’s Ministry staff and volunteers on Sunday at church at 10:00 am!

a little r & r

Three years ago, I was doing an interim in a small town in northern Oregon where the chief gathering place in the community and that part of the county was the school gymnasium for basketball games. If you wanted to catch a taste of the local culture, this was the place to be. One game […]

Reception for Johnny Lewis & Family

Sunday, August 1 • 10:00 am Among the many losses of COVID, our congregation lost the opportunity to properly say goodbye to the church’s pastor, Johnny Lewis. But that loss will be rectified on Sunday, August 1, when Johnny and his family will join us for worship at the usual time of 10:00 am.  There […]

Disciple Women’s Ministry Fall Retreat

Tall Oaks • Friday, September 10-Sunday, September 12 Join Disciple women around the Kansas City region for a weekend retreat at Tall Oaks. The theme of the weekend is “Faith That Overflows” featuring keynote speaker Kirby Gould. On April 13, 2014, Kirby’s cousin, Bill Coporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, were murdered at the Jewish […]

Children’s Ministry News

Sunday, July 25 • Children’s Ministry Lesson Bible Story: Peter’s Dream – Acts 10:1-48 Bible Verse: There are different spiritual gifts but the same Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:4 Join Patt and the Children’s Ministry staff and volunteers on Sunday at church at 10:00 am!

What Ministers Wish Church Members Knew Sermon Series Continues

Sunday, July 18 • 10:00 am Join us on Sunday at 10:00 am as we continue our sermon series, “What Ministers Wish Church Members Knew.” The sermon series is aimed at helping prepare the church for its new pastor.  Loosely based on a book of the same name by Disciple pastor Jan Linn, the series […]

a little r & r

A couple of weeks ago, Dr. Clark Williamson, a good friend and former member of a church René and I served in Indianapolis passed away. Both René and I had him for classes at Christian Theological Seminary in our respective M.Div. and D.Min. programs. René also worked as his teaching assistant her last two years […]

Goodbye Reception for Johnny Lewis & Family

Sunday, August 1 • 10:00 am Among the many losses of Covid, our congregation lost the opportunity to properly say goodbye to the church’s pastor, Johnny Lewis. But that loss will be rectified on Sunday, August 1, when Johnny and his family will join us for worship at the usual time of 10:00 am.  There […]