MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS: Week of June 23, 2019

BUILDING COMMITTEE REPORT

The Building Committee has decided to replace the sidewalk from the parking lot to the main entrance to the church. The bricks have already been removed and the cement sidewalk will be extended to cover the area previously covered by bricks. Weather permitting, the new sidewalk will be poured this coming week. This is all in preparation for Phase II, which is the addition of a canopy over the main entrance to the church.

COMING SOON! ANNUAL MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Mark your calendar and join us for the July 4th Congregational Picnic and Celebration with hot dogs, balloons, face painting, cotton candy, bounce houses and lots of fellowship!

Join us in our churchyard from 10 AM to 2 PM on July 4, 2019! If you would like to help contact Kennetha or Ron. Extra help is always needed for setup and close down, let them know you are available to help.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

Next Sunday, the adult Sunday school class will continue the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, by Justo L. Gonzales. Jane Landrum will lead the discussion of Chapter 4 “Luther’s Theology.”

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1,500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: CAMPS FOR KIDS and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo area. Checks may be mailed to: CAMPS FOR KIDS/MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

ALL GOOD BOOK CLUB JUNE MEETING

The congregational book club will meet on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 7 PM in the Community of Christ Church Library to discuss “Night of Miracles” by Elizabeth Berg, a sequel to “The Story of Arthur Truluv.”

Discussion questions are available on the publisher’s website (https://bit.ly/2WYRYZU).

Also, at the last meeting, the book "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens was suggested for the upcoming schedule. The author will appear at Unity Temple on September 28, 2019, at 7 PM. We’ll be discussing her book at our September 19, 2019 meeting. You can find more information on Ms. Owens’ appearance on the Rainy Day Books website (https://www.rainydaybooks.com/DeliaOwens).

Future scheduled books for discussion can be found at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/meeting-dates-books/

All are welcome to join in the discussion.

AUDIO PODCASTS

If you happen to have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your worship service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Debbie Rushfelt), join us for conversation, fellowship and a breakfast celebration in Red, White and Blue!.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day Volume 2" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – Clint Reine will speak on the theme "Follow Without Hesitation" with Steve Holben serving as worship planner and presider. Brian Libeer will provide the PowerPoint and Brad Athey will provide the ministry of music.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

23 June 2019 message by Jane Landrum, filename 20190623-JLandrum.mp3

16 June 2019 message by Kirk Barnhard, filename 20190616-KBarnhard.mp3

9 June 2019 message by Donna Fletcher, filename 20190609-DFletcher.mp3

2 June 2019 message by Steve Holben, filename 20190602-SHolben.mp3

26 May 2019 message by Kennetha Kuttler, filename 20190526-KKuttler.mp3

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

Jonathan Bacon
jonathanpbacon

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Mission Road Congregational News – June 16, 2019

MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

Next Sunday, the adult Sunday school class will continue the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, by Justo L. Gonzales. Jane Landrum will lead the discussion of Chapter 3 “An Uncertain Decade.”

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

ALL GOOD BOOK CLUB JUNE MEETING

The congregational book club will meet this Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7 PM in the Community of Christ Church Library to discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg.

All are welcome to join in the discussion.

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1,500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: CAMPS FOR KIDS and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo area. Checks may be mailed to: CAMPS FOR KIDS/MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

COMING SOON! ANNUAL MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Mark your calendar and join us for the July 4th Congregational Picnic and Celebration with hot dogs, balloons, face painting, cotton candy, bounce houses and lots of fellowship!

Join us in our churchyard from 10 AM to 2 PM on July 4, 2019! If you would like to help contact Kennetha or Ron. Extra help is always needed for setup and close down, let them know you are available to help.

AUDIO PODCASTS

If you happen to have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your worship service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Note: At the upcoming Doniphan Reunion the worship services will NOT be held in the evening. Rather, they will be held in the morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – All Good Books group meets in the Church Library to discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg. All are invited!

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Marge Trinkl), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day Volume 2" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – Jane Landrum will speak on the theme "Declare What Jesus Has Done" with Ron Millard serving as worship planner and presider. Steve Hedrick will provide the PowerPoint and Jennifer Libeer will provide the ministry of music.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

16 June 2019 message by Kirk Barnhard, filename 20190616-KBarnhard.mp3

9 June 2019 message by Donna Fletcher, filename 20190609-DFletcher.mp3

2 June 2019 message by Steve Holben, filename 20190602-SHolben.mp3

26 May 2019 message by Kennetha Kuttler, filename 20190526-KKuttler.mp3

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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Mission road Congregational Newsletter – June 9, 2019

MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

Next Sunday, June 16, 2019, the adult Sunday school class will continue the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, by Justo L. Gonzales. Jonathan Bacon will lead the discussion of Chapter 3 “An Uncertain Decade.” We’ll also spend some time discussing Luther’s Ninety-five Theses further.

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

ALL GOOD BOOK CLUB JUNE MEETING

The congregational book club will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7 PM in the Community of Christ Church Library to discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg.

All are welcome to join in the discussion.

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1,500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: CAMPS FOR KIDS and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo area. Checks may be mailed to: CAMPS FOR KIDS/MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

ANNUAL MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Mark your calendar and join us for the July 4th Congregational Picnic and Celebration with hot dogs, balloons, face painting, cotton candy, bounce houses and lots of fellowship!

Join us in our church tard from 10 AM to 2 PM on July 4, 2019!

AUDIO PODCASTS

If you happen to have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your worship service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Note: At the upcoming Doniphan Reunion the worship services will NOT be held in the evening. Rather, they will be held in the morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 7:30 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 16, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Arlene Leonard), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day Volume 2" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – Kirk Barnhard will speak on the theme "Guide Us" with Robin Payne serving as worship planner and presider. Jonathan Bacon will provide the PowerPoint.

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – The All Good Books discussion group meets in the Church Library to discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

9 June 2019 message by Donna Fletcher, filename 20190609-DFletcher.mp3 will be posted soon.

2 June 2019 message by Steve Holben, filename 20190602-SHolben.mp3

26 May 2019 message by Kennetha Kuttler, filename 20190526-KKuttler.mp3

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS: WEEK OF JUNE 2, 2019

CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE FOR INA FITE

Ina Fite, a long time member of the Mission Road Congregation, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019. She would have turned 103 later this month. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 1 PM at Mt. Moriah Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home (in the main building chapel) on 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO. Please share this information with those who knew Ina and do not have access to the congregational Facebook page or email. Thank you.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

Next Sunday, June 9, 2019, the adult Sunday school class will continue the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, by Justo L. Gonzales. Jane Landrum will lead the discussion of Chapter 2 “Martin Luther: Pilgrimage to Reformation.”

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

ALL GOOD BOOK CLUB JUNE MEETING

The congregational book club will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7 PM in the Community of Christ Church Library to discuss “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg.

All are welcome to join in the discussion.

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1,500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: CAMPS FOR KIDS and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo area. Checks may be mailed to: CAMPS FOR KIDS/MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

ANNUAL MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Mark your calendar and join us for the July 4th Congregational Picnic and Celebration with hot dogs, balloons, face painting, cotton candy, bounce houses and lots of fellowship!

Join us in our church tard from 10 AM to 2 PM on July 4, 2019!

AUDIO PODCASTS

Russ May recently was able to digitize two old (1988) audio cassette tapes and make them available online. Simply go to https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8 and select the 1988 folder. The recordings include:

31 July 1988 message by Greg Stollsteimer and ordination of Russ May, filename 19880731-GStollsteimer;Russ.May.ordination.mp3

28 August 1988 message by John Pennington, filename 19880828-JPennington.mp3

If you happen to still have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your church service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 7:30 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Bob Andes), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day Volume 2" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10:30 AM – Donna Fletcher will speak on the theme "Receive the Holy Spirit" with Debbie Rushfelt serving as worship planner and Mary Reichenbach serving as presider. Steve Holben will provide the PowerPoint and Charles Athey will provide the ministry of music.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

2 June 2019 message by Steve Holben, filename 20190602-SHolben.mp3

26 May 2019 message by Kennetha Kuttler, filename 20190526-KKuttler.mp3

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – May 26, 2019

MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: CAMPS FOR KIDS and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo area. Checks may be mailed to: CAMPS FOR KIDS/MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

HVAC SYSTEM UPDATE

Work began this past week on replacing the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for the main sanctuary. We anticipate the work being completed prior to next Sunday.

We need to remove all the vent covers in the main sanctuary and vacuum the vents prior to putting the new HVAC system into use. If you are available to volunteer and help with this effort, please contact Charles Athey.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

This coming Sunday, June 2, 2019, the adult Sunday school class will begin the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, by Justo L. Gonzales. Paul Bennetts will lead the discussion next Sunday on Chapter 1 “The Call for Reformation.”

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

AUDIO PODCASTS

Russ May recently was able to digitize two old (1988) audio cassette tapes and make them available online. Simply go to https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8 and select the 1988 folder. The recordings include:

31 July 1988 message by Greg Stollsteimer and ordination of Russ May, filename 19880731-GStollsteimer;Russ.May.ordination.mp3

28 August 1988 message by John Pennington, filename 19880828-JPennington.mp3

If you happen to still have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your church service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7:30 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Jonathan Bacon), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day Volume 2" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – Steve Holben will speak on the theme "Sent with Good News" with Jennifer Libeer serving as worship planner and presider. Clint Reine will provide the PowerPoint and Susan and Merrill Clark will provide the ministry of music.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

26 May 2019 message by Kennetha Kuttler, filename 20190526-KKuttler.mp3

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – May 20, 2019

MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS

THE ALL GOOD BOOKS GROUP MEETS THIS WEEK

The next meeting of the All Good Books group will be this Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7 PM in the Church Library. We’ll discuss "Crazy Rich Asians" by Kevin Kwan.

A link to discussion questions by the publisher is now available online on the book club’s website: https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/2019/05/08/crazy-rich-asians-in-may/

The schedule of upcoming books for discussion is always available at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/meeting-dates-books/.

NOISY OFFERING

Over the next month, we’ll have two offerings during each service: the regular one and a “noisy offering” for change that will go to Camp MITIOG. So, bring your checks, cash and noisy change so we can make a lot of noise for MITIOG. All funds up to $1500 going to MITIOG will be matched by a grant fund.

If you wish to contribute directly, make checks payable to: MITIOG and put “For Camp MITIOG” in the memo. Checks may be mailed to: MITIOG, 5919 Woodson Road, Suite 211, Mission, Kansas 66202.

HVAC SYSTEM TO BE REPLACED

Work will begin this coming Friday on replacing the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system for the main sanctuary. We do not anticipate it being completed by next Sunday, so if the room becomes too warm, we’ll move the worship service into the Fellowship Hall or Children’s Library because they will not be affected by the repair work.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

Plans are for the Adult Sunday school class to finish discussing "The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, Volume 1" by Justo Gonzalez next Sunday. We’ll cover the remainder of Chapter 37 “The Portuguese Enterprise” and all of Chapter 38 “The New World and the Old.” Jonathan Bacon will lead the class discussion.

On June 2, 2019, the class will begin the study of “The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day,” Volume 2, also by Justo L. Gonzales.

We still have a few copies of the paperback edition available for class members @$20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

AUDIO PODCASTS

Russ May recently was able to digitize two old (1988) audio cassette tapes and make them available online. Simply go to https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8 and select the 1988 folder. The recordings include:

31 July 1988 message by Greg Stollsteimer and ordination of Russ May, filename 19880731-GStollsteimer;Russ.May.ordination.mp3

28 August 1988 message by John Pennington, filename 19880828-JPennington.mp3

If you happen to still have some of the cassette tapes made before 2012, and especially those made before 2000, Russ would love to borrow them so he can put them online. Please consider lending your church service audio cassette tapes (pre-2012) to Russ while he digitizes the recordings.

UPDATE FROM CENTRAL AVENUE CENTER OF HOPE

In the CACH Monthly Report for April 2019, they listed several items needed.

For the Kitchen: Kool aide mix, lemonade mix, milk, eggs, bleach

For the Homeless: shampoos, soaps for showers, shoes, summer items

For the Thrift Store: kitchen items, underwear, linens, knickknacks

Remember, there is always a need for food items to add to the Food Pantry. If you have donations, bring to church or talk with Susan Clark.

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Monday, May 20, 2019 – Mission Bells PARTY to celebrate the completion of another year of ministry!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7:30 PM – Prayer Circle meets in the Church Library.

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – The All Good Books group will meet in the Church Library to discuss “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan.

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Caryn Brown), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, Volume 1" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – Kennetha Kuttler will speak on the theme "Listen for the Holy Spirit" with Paul Bennetts serving as worship planner and presider. Robert Sindt will provide the PowerPoint and the service will include an instrumental ministry of music.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

19 May 2019 message by Karen Birkby, filename 20190519-KBirkby.mp3

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – May 12, 2019

MISSION ROAD CONGREGATION EVENTS AND PROJECTS

UPDATE FROM CENTRAL AVENUE CENTER OF HOPE

In the CACH Monthly Report for April 2019, they listed several items needed.

For the Kitchen: Kool aide mix, lemonade mix, milk, eggs, bleach

For the Homeless: shampoos, soaps for showers, shoes, summer items

For the Thrift Store: kitchen items, underwear, linens, knickknacks

Remember, there is always a need for food items to add to the Food Pantry. If you have donations, bring to church or talk with Susan Clark.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL TOPIC

The Adult class will continue discussing "The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, Volume 1" by Justo Gonzalez.

Next Sunday we will discuss Chapter 37 “The Portuguese Enterprise.” Jonathan Bacon will lead the discussion.

NEW ADULT CLASS STARTS SOON

The Adult Sunday School class will complete the study of “The Story of Christianity” Volume 1 within a couple of weeks and then follow up with a discussion of Volume 2 (which covers “The Reformation to the Present Day”) also by Justo L. Gonzales.

New copies of the paperback edition are available for class members for $20 each. If you’re interested in a copy, they’re available on the bookshelf in the Church Library. Funds for the books should be added to your weekly offering with a notation that the additional donation is for the “Adult Class Book.”

MAY ALL GOOD BOOKS MEETING A WEEK LATER

The All Good Books group will meet again on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7 PM in the Church Library to discuss "Crazy Rich Asians" by Kevin Kwan. This is one week later than normal in the month.

A link to discussion questions by the publisher is now available online on the book club’s website: https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/2019/05/08/crazy-rich-asians-in-may/

The schedule of upcoming books for discussion is always available at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/meeting-dates-books/.

UPDATE ON HONDURAN HEALTH PROJECT
Saira continues to provide care to the Honduran mountain villagers. Each month she sends photos of people she has stitched back together after an accident. Where would these folks go if Saira was not providing this service?

Saira was able to attend a professional nurse’s conference in Mexico in February and came back very excited about the things she learned. This continued professional growth and networking is very important since she works alone.

If you were not able to attend World Conference and pick up a 2018 Program Review, I have attached it for your viewing. (you can access the Stats at https://bit.ly/2Yg2pt4 and the 2018 Impact Brochure at https://bit.ly/2WwpvLi). You can see a photo of the new metal bars added to the truck. These allow Saira to transport people legally in the pick-up bed– like taking children to the dentist!

A new project of HMA is the scholarship assistance to additional auxiliary nursing students. This decision was made at the April Open Membership Meeting. HMA is collaborating with Friends of Education, Honduras to match the $150 stipend it provides to 4 auxiliary nursing students. Even $300 will not begin to cover all the expenses incurred by a student, but it will make a big difference. Several years ago, I was told one father sold his only horse so his daughter could continue this program. When the daughter questioned this decision, he said that he could carry the heavy loads because one day she would be financially able to help the family. What a sacrifice!!

Many people have donated to help with Saira’s salary and keep these Programs improving the lives of people. Thank you for your generosity!

We live in a land of plenty. Last week we took our daughter and son-in-law out for dinner. The bill came to $120 and we thought nothing about it. Is there room in your family budget for $100, $500, or even $1000 to support these Programs?

HMA needs donations to cover these new scholarships and HMA still needs funds for Saira’s Program to continue beyond 2019. Please contact or send your donation to:

HMA

1001 West Walnut

Independence, MO 64050

816-833-1000 X 1262

www.HMACofChrist.org

Sincerely,

Paula Rummel

HMA International Chair

REUNION EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE!

Come join for family fun, fellowship, fishing, swimming, campfires, canteen, classes, boating, good food, study, and wonderful guest ministry.

Doniphan – Excelsior Springs, MO – June 23 to 27

Guest Minister: Apostle Janné Grover

Director: Josh Huyett 913.707.3905

Chihowa – Perry, KS – July 7 to 12

Guest Minister: Richard Betts, Generosity Team Leader

Director: Sarah Marolf 785.730.5222

Directors are looking for individuals willing to help in many ways. Please call Josh or Sarah and share your ministry.

**Nursery workers must be Youth Worker certified.

2019 Reunion Prices

Adults (age 18+) $240

Youth (age 13-17) $125

Children (age 5-12) $75

Children (age 0-4) $25

**Camperships Are Available**

2019 SUMMER CAMPING SCHEDULE

June 9–14 Senior High Camp @ Chihowa

June 16–21 Middle School Camp @ Chihowa

June 23–27 Doniphan Reunion

June 29–July3 Junior Camp

July 7–12 Chihowa Reunion

July 20–27 Spectacular @ Graceland

July 21–26 MITIOG @ Doniphan

August 1–3 Youth Quest @ Olathe

MISSION ROAD CALENDAR

Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:00-8:30 PM – Mission Bells rehearsal in the Church Sanctuary.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 6:30 – Saints’ Choral end of season party.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – No Prayer Circle this week.

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 8:45 AM – Breakfast (provided by Donna Emslie), join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

· Nursery available – 9:15-11:30 AM, in downstairs Nursery.

· Children’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Mary Reichenbach.

· Teen’s Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, taught by Clint Reine.

· Adult Sunday School class – 9:15-10:15 AM, discusses "The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, Volume 1" by Justo Gonzalez, taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Dennis Wood in the Church Library.

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – Karen Birkby will speak on the theme "All Encompassing Love" with Kirk Barnhard serving as worship planner and Jonathan Bacon as presider. Steve Holben will provide the PowerPoint.

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – The All Good Books group will meet in the Church Library to discuss “Crazy Rich Asians” by Kevin Kwan.

MISSED LAST SUNDAY’S SERVICE?

Audio recordings of past worship services are available online at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8. This is a short URL for a Google Drive folder with past recordings.

Recordings are located in folders corresponding to the year (e.g., 2017, 2018). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

Each audio recording begins with the date of the service (20190224 represents February 24, 2019). The date is followed by a dash and the first initial and last name of the speaker.

NOTE: If you experience problems playing these audio files be sure you’re running the latest version of your browser or try a different browser. In some cases, you may be required to download the audio file before playing it.

The following list includes some recent audio recordings:

12 May 2019 message by Clint Reine, filename 20190512-CReine.mp3

5 May 2019 message by Ron Millard, filename 20190505-RMillard.mp3

28 April 2019 message by Arlene Leonard, filename 20190428-ALeonard.mp3

28 April 2019 Business Meeting recording, filename 20190428-Business.Meeting .mp3

21 April 2019 message by Jerry Rushfelt, filename 20190421-GRushfelt.mp3

19 April 2019 Good Friday service, filename 20190419-Good.Friday.mp3

14 April 2019 message by Paul Bennetts, filename 20190414-PBennetts.mp3

7 April 2019 message by Kirk Barnhard, filename 20190407-KBarnhard.mp3

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITHOUT EMAIL OR FACEBOOK ACCESS?

If you know someone in the congregation that does not have email and does not use Facebook, please let Jonathan Bacon know. We’re trying to be sure everyone in the congregation has access to periodic news updates and information on congregational activities.

FOR FUTURE CHURCH CLOSINGS

In the future, if inclement weather forces the cancellation of church services at Mission Road, we’ll post the closing on our church Facebook page, send a message to the church email list and list the closing on KCTV Channel 5 and KSHB Channel 41.

Be sure to check the TV listings for either "Community of Christ – Mission Road" (KSHB 41) or "Community of Christ – Prairie Village" (KCTV5). The listing will be under one of those two names.

CONCERNING PRAYER REQUESTS

Please know that any member of the congregation can post prayer requests or share information about members and events on the Mission Road Members Only Facebook page. You do not need to send the information for approval to anyone. In fact, doing so may slow down the dissemination of your request. Be sure to include the person needing prayers and what situation has occurred (if you wish to share that information). If your post concerns an event or news item, be sure to include the basics in your posting (such as who, what, where and when).

For prayer requests, if you do not have access to Facebook, then please call Paul Bennetts our Congregational Pastoral Care Coordinator.

IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS

The Mission Road Congregation hosts the following social media sites:

Congregational (public) website at www.mission-road.org

Facebook Page (public) at https://www.facebook.com/MissionRoad.CoC

Facebook Group (open only to congregational members) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/MissionRoad/

The link to Mission Road worship service audio recordings at https://bit.ly/2MSgZW8

The All Good Books discussion group website at https://allbooksclub.wordpress.com/

Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep up-to-date on congregational news.

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS EMAIL

If you have news items and calendar additions or changes that need to be included in the congregational news email, please contact Larry Birkby. His email address and phone number are both in the Church Directory.

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