The December Y.E.S. Spotlight is here! Please enjoy this issue of the Y.E.S. Spotlight newsletter. Here are the birthdays and anniversaries, along with the most recent news for December. December YES […]
In this Issue: Making Room, Music of the Season, Hanging of the Greens, 2023 Angel Tree, Living Nativity, Poinsettias for Purchase, Blue Christmas, Prayer Blanket Meeting, First Friday Fellowship, This Week at Grace, Silver Set Lunch
It may seem cliche on Thanksgiving week to say how thankful I am to serve as your pastor, but I don’t care. I am grateful that the District Superintendent called me last January and asked if I would move to Olathe.It may seem cliche on Thanksgiving week to say how thankful I am to serve as your pastor, but I don’t care. I am grateful that the District Superintendent called me last January and asked if I would move to Olathe.
I was living in Topeka, Kansas and going to seminary at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City when I first heard the letters WWJD. It had become a trend in some churches, especially among the youth, to wear bracelets with these letters.
IN THIS ISSUE…
Worship Nov. 19th, Living Nativity, Common Grace, Silver Set Lunch, Winter Coat Drive, This Week at Grace, OCO Concert, Thank You!, Christmas Y.E.S. Outing, Volunteers Needed, As The Page Turns, In Loving Memory, Prayer Blankets, Hanging of the Greens, Church Office Closed
When I was appointed to Grace, I noticed the phrase “Loving God, Living Like Jesus, Serving the World” on much of the information about the church…. It captures the essence of what I believe the church should be.
IN THIS ISSUE…
Worship Nov. 12th, As The Page Turns, Common Grace, OCO Concert, Hanging of the Greens, Winter Coat Drive, Living Nativity, Prayer Blankets, Silver Set Lunch, This Week at Grace, Christmas Y.E.S. Outing, Teams Forming Now
We had a wonderful celebration in worship last week on our Commitment Sunday. I loved watching our children collect the noisy offering for The Children’s Place in Kansas City. It was a record collection of nearly $1500. Thank you for being so generous.
This Sunday we will conclude our Stewardship worship series, “Defying Gravity,” with Commitment Sunday. It is going to be a worship celebration as we share our commitments for the coming year. Since we have many things planned, I want to share a little preview of what to expect.
Dear Grace Family,
I should have put on a jacket this morning. I saw the forecast, but it has been hot so long, I did not believe it. Instead, I just put on my short sleeve shirt and left the house like I do most days….
Defying Gravity, Sing “Joy to the World!”, Nursery Staff Needed, Good Faith Network, First Friday Fellowship, Winter Coat Drive, Episodes of Grace, Workday at COG, Mental Health Workshop, In Loving Memory, This Week at Grace
As a child, I used to dread communion Sunday. My memory is that we only served communion once every quarter or four times a year. The tradition of quarterly communion goes back to the time of the circuit riders. The circuit riding pastor would have many churches and could only visit every three months to preside over communion.
IN THIS ISSUE…
World Communion, Handbell Ringers Needed, Common Grace, COG Workdays, Nursery Staff Needed, Winter Coat Drive, Episodes of Grace, This Week at Grace, Church Offices Closed, Good Faith Network
This Sunday I will conclude my first worship series with an interesting subject, the connection between grace and politics. What role should the church play in the public arena and how do we lead with grace. The Lay witness will come from some of our children as they share on video what they love about their church. Mitch will continue his worship series in Common Grace on the Six Covenants found in the Bible.
IN THIS ISSUE…
Mainstream UMC, Good Faith Network, This Week at Grace, Handbell Ringers Needed, September 24 Worship, Basic Computer Class, Common Grace Worship, COG Workdays, “As the Page Turns”, Winter Coat Drive, World Communion
IN THIS ISSUE… Blessing Sunday, Adult Study Survey, August 20th Worship, Old Settlers Ice Cream, Common Grace Worship, About Grace Notes, Parking Lot Repair, In-Home Meetings, Church Office Hours, This […]
IN THIS ISSUE… August 13th Worship, Silver Set Luncheon, Common Grace Worship, Graphic Designer Needed!, Save the Date, About Grace Notes, In-Home Meetings, This Week at Grace, Church Office Hours, […]
IN THIS ISSUE… August 6th Worship, Silver Set Luncheon, Common Grace Worship, Grace for Your Soul, Blood Drive Update, Graphic Designer Needed, In-Home Meetings, About Grace Notes, Backpacks Needed, This […]
IN THIS ISSUE… In-Home Meetings, COG Volunteers, July 16th Worship, “As the Page Turns”, Common Grace Worship, Backpacks Needed, Mitch’s Weekly Devotion, Blood Drive, This Week at Grace, Silver Set […]
July 17-20, 6-8:30pm VBS is for children currently in Kindergarten through 5th grade (2022/2023 school year). Cost is $35 per child. Volunteers receive a 25% discount on children’s registration. VBS […]
Current 2022-2023 4th and 5th graders join us June 19-22 for an experience put together especially for you! Registration deadline is June 4 and is FIRM. SOS 2023 Registration Club 45 Camp S.O.S. is […]
As this year comes to a close, your Missions Commission would like to thank the wonderful people of Grace for your generosity of spirit and resources. You have done a great deal to improve the lives of hundreds of people. Here is a recap of the things accomplished this year.