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This Sunday is Youth Sunday!

Sunday, April 18 • 10:00 am In-Person and Livestream Youth Sunday will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 18.  Youth will be leading various parts of the service, and Ken and Monica Montgomery will be doing the sermon titled “Why Church?”  Sign-up for worship or join us on Facebook Live at 10:00 am […]

Celebration of Life for Janet Filip

Sunday, April 18th • 2:00 pm A celebration of life for Janet Filip will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 18th at the Grand Pavilion at Sar-Ko-Park Park in Lenexa. Please join family and friends in celebrating Janet’s life. Capturing the magnitude of a spirit like Janet’s with words is difficult. No matter […]

a little r & r

While René and I will be on vacation this week and will return on Monday, the 19th, my thoughts turn to taking time for rest and recreation. What may be little known, but immediately makes sense, is that a day of rest was built into our faith from the very outset of the scriptures. Genesis […]

Men’s Group Returning to Tanner’s

Sunday, April 18th • 7:30-9:00 pm The Men’s Group will return to Tanners on Sunday, April 18th, from 7:30-9:00 p.m.  No reservations are needed.  These will be regular meetings in Tanners back room, unless otherwise indicated. Tanner’s is located at 22374 W 66th St, Shawnee, KS 66226. Contact Rick Jensen at rpmcycler@gmail.com for more information. […]

Blood Drive May 4th

Tuesday, May 4 • 3-7:00 pm Shawnee Community and the Community Blood Center are hosting a blood drive at Shawnee Community on Tuesday, May 4th from 3-7:00 pm. Schedule Donation Appointment Why Give Blood? Community Blood Center must collect almost 600 units of blood daily to meet the needs of area hospital patients.  As there […]

Children’s Ministry News

Sunday, April 18 • Children’s Chat Join Patt and Katie for Children’s Chat this week! Bible Story: Peter and John Scripture: Acts 3:1-10 Bible Verse: The community of believers was one in heart and mind. Acts 4:32

Baseball Sunday at Shawnee Community

Sunday, April 11th • 10:00 am In-Person or Livestream The Kansas City Royals are underway for a full 2021 season. To celebrate the return of Major League Baseball, co-interim Rick Jensen will be preaching on one of his favorite subjects this Sunday: Baseball as a reflection of how to do church and be America. People […]

a little r & r

This past weekend I read an article in one of the nation’s major newspapers about what churches have discovered over the past 12 months related to the pandemic. The amazing thing I discovered in the article is that the issues and challenges churches have reported facing during the pandemic are precisely the kinds of issues […]

Rick & Rene Jensen on Vacation

Co-Interim Jensens on Vacation April 12-19 Fully vaccinated and ready-to-go see their grandchildren René and Rick Jensen will be on vacation from Sunday night, April 11 through Monday, April 19 in Denver, Colorado.  Their trip planned around their younger granddaughter’s birthday, April 13, was canceled because of COVID-19 a year ago. They will return on […]