Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – November 28, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, November 28th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY November 28th

· Mission Bells Practice from 7-8:30 pm

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday. Contact Kennetha if you are able to go.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale Rehearsal on November 30th at 6:15 pm

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm on Zoom or in person.

SATURDAY

December 3rd at 2 pm at the Church is the Baby Shower for Roxanne Pela and Andrew Smith.

Registered at Walmart under Roxanne Pela in Missouri and at Buy Buy Baby under Roxanne Pela and Bernice Smith, the grandmother.

RSVP to Debbie Rushfelt

· SUNDAY, December 4th- “Filled with Hope” (Second Advent)

Worship Planner Larry Birkby, Presider Larry Birkby, Speaker Ron Millard, Assistants: April Ballantyne, Arlene & Lee Leonard, Bob Andes, Karen Birkby Servers: Debbie and Jerry Rushfelt, Caryn Brown, Jane Landrum, Keyboard Dorothy May, Worship Center Deacons, PowerPoint Ryan Ballantyne, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki, and Zoom Co-Host Jonathan Bacon

Adult Sunday School will start “The Difficult Words of Jesus” by Amy-Jill Levine taught by Jonathan Bacon.

****The Hat & Glove Tree (tags for Center of Hope)—Items due December 11th!!

REMEMBER WHEN THE CANDLES MELTED ON THE STAR AT THE CHRISTMAS SERVICE?

II. COMING SOON

MONDAY December 5th

· Mission Bells Practice from 7-8:30 pm

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday. Contact Kennetha if you are able to go.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale Rehearsal on December 7th at 6:15 pm

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm on Zoom or in person.

· NEXT SUNDAY, December 11th- “Rejoice” (Third Advent)

Worship Planner: Kennetha Kuttler, Presider: Kennetha Kuttler, Speaker: Paul Bennetts, Assistants: Nadine Bennetts, Pennie Bunkers and Jim Needham, Keyboard: Sharon Wood, Music: Saints’ Chorale, Worship Center: Pennie Bunkers, PowerPoint: Jonathan Bacon, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Jonathan Bacon, and Zoom Co-Host: Dennis Wood

· Center of Hope Christmas Meal will be Friday, December 23rd, Food list on Narthex Table.

· No Sunday School Class on December 25thWorship Service at 10:30

· No Sunday School Class on January 1st Worship Service at 10:30

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at: rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at: missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at: mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

_____________________
Roxann Kosmicki

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Mission Road Congregation
7842 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208

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MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, November 21st, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation links

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY

· Monday November 21th ***No*** Bell Practice

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday for Lunch. Contact Kennetha if you are able to go.

WEDNESDAY

· ***NO***Saints’ Chorale rehearsals today.

· ***NO***Prayer Circle

THURSDAY

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! Thank you all for Blessing one another with kindness and friendship. I am grateful for the food and fellowship on 11/20/22, the smiles, jokes, and the work we all do together. Blessings to you and your families! 🙂

-Roxann

· Saturday November 26th at 9 am come help Decorate the Church for Christmas!!

******Food Pantry Donations will resume on December 3rd.

SUNDAY

****The beginning of the Hat & Glove Tree (tags for Center of Hope)–Items due December 11th!!

November 27th- “Promise of Peace” (First Advent)

Worship Planner Ron Millard, Presider Ron Millard, Guest Speaker Anthony Chvala-Smith, Assistants: Mary Reichenbach, Debbie Rushfelt, Jerry Rushfelt, Keyboard Ryan Ballantyne, Worship Center Caryn Brown, PowerPoint Caryn Brown, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Kennetha Kuttler

******Visit from the Author of “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chvala-Smith for the Adult Sunday School Class.

and

the transition to the new book “The Difficult Words of Jesus” by Amy-Jill Levine that will start December 4th. A limited number are currently available, including tax and shipping the cost will be $14.00 per copy. You can add a line to your offertory envelope designating it to cover the cost of the class book.

II. COMING SOON

MONDAY November 28th

· Mission Bells Practice from 7-8:30 pm

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday. Contact Kennetha if you are able to go.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale Rehearsal on November 30th at 6:15 pm

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm on Zoom or in person.

THURSDAY

· NEXT SUNDAY, December 4th- “Filled with Hope” (Second Advent)

Worship Planner Larry Birkby, Presider Larry Birkby, Speaker Ron Millard, Assistants: April Ballantyne, Lee Leonard, Bob Andes Servers: Debbie and Jerry Rushfelt, Caryn Brown, Jane Landrum, Keyboard Dorothy May, Worship Deacons, PowerPoint Ryan Ballantyne, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Ryan Ballantyne, and Zoom Co-Host Jonathan Bacon

· December 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm – Sewing for Charity

· Center of Hope Christmas Meal will be Friday, December 23rd, Food list on Narthex Table.

· No Sunday School Class on December 25th.

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at: rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at: missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at: mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

_____________________
Roxann Kosmicki

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Mission Road Congregation
7842 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter- November 14, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, November 14th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY

· Monday November 14thBells Practice, 7pm – 8:30pm

TUESDAY

· Tuesday November 15th Sewing for Charity will meet 9:00 am –12:00 pm

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

THURSDAY

· Thursday November 17th, All Good Books club will meet in person and online using the congregation’s Zoom weblink. At 7pm, on Thursday November 17th, 2022. The book to be discussed it “Enough About Me” by Richard Lui.

***** Worship Availability Sheets are Due on November 20th!*****

SUNDAY MORNING:

· COFFEE & TREATS 8:30 a.m.

· ****9:15 Business Meeting*** No Sunday School classes

· 9:30 a.m. – No Sunday School Classes

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – November 20th–

“Witness the Suffering Servant” Worship Planner Nadine Bennetts, Presider Paul Bennetts, Speaker Jonathan Bacon, Assistants: Chris Lackey, Nadine Bennetts, Dennis Wood, Keyboard Charles Athey, Music Mission Bells, Worship Center Pennie Bunkers, PowerPoint Paul Bennetts, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Jane Landrum.

II. COMING SOON

· November 23rdno Mission Bells Practice.

· November 26th, those interested in helping Decorate for Christmas meet at church at 9 am.

******Food Pantry Donations will resume on December 3rd.

· NEXT SUNDAY, November 27th- “Promise of Peace”

Worship Planner Ron Millard, Presider Ron Millard, Guest Speaker Anthony Chvala-Smith, Assistants: Mary Reichenbach, Debbie Rushfelt, Jerry Rushfelt, Keyboard Ryan Ballantyne, Worship Center Caryn Brown, PowerPoint Caryn Brown, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Kennetha Kuttler

******Visit from the Author of “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chvala-Smith for the Adult Sunday School Class.

and

the transition to the new book “The Difficult Words of Jesus” by Amy-Jill Levine that will start December 4th. A limited number are currently available, including tax and shipping the cost will be $14.00 per copy. You can add a line to your offertory envelope designating it to cover the cost of the class book.

· November 28th, Mission Bells Practice 7pm – 8:30pm

· Center of Hope Christmas Meal will be Friday, December 23rd, Food list on Narthex Table.

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at: rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at: missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at: mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – November 7, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, November 7, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY

· November 7th Sewing for Charity will meet 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

TUESDAY

****Happy Birthday Jessie Bennetts!

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

THURSDAY

*** Friendly Visitors meet Thursday November 10th, 2022 at 6:30 pm at Mission Road or on Zoom.

FRIDAY

***Peace Pavilion Grand Opening on November 11th, 2022 from 4-6 pm at 607 W Lexington Ave, Independence, MO.

SATURDAY- Center for Hope Collections Day.

SUNDAY MORNING:

· COFFEE & TREATS 8:30 a.m.

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 17 – A Living Hope: Facing the Future taught by Dennis Wood.

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – November 13th– “Prepare for a New Creation” Worship Planner Karen Birkby, Presider Karen Birkby, Speaker Karen Birkby Quilt Presentation, Assistants: Jeremy Baptist, Joyce Meredith, Arlene Leonard, Keyboard Sharon Wood, Music Saints’ Chorale, Worship Center Karen Birkby, PowerPoint Johnathan, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Kennetha Kuttler, and Zoom Co-Host Dennis Wood.

****Thanksgiving items for Center of Hope- Robin put a call out for Thanksgiving related items to be gathered and brought to Church prior to Thanksgiving (no turkeys please). There is a list on the table in the Narthex. Our donations will be for the individual dinners because the church will send a check for the center’s big dinner for the community.

REMEMBER WHEN: We used to have Birthday Dinners for every month of the year and the glorious fashion show? When the beautiful June Bride was Wardell Hinderks and some other pert and cute models such as Bob Adams and Marlin Constance?

II. COMING SOON

· Monday November 14thBells Practice, 7pm – 8:30pm

***Happy Birthday Dennis Wood!

· Tuesday November 15th Sewing for Charity will meet 9:00 am –12:00 pm

***Happy Birthday Robin Payne!

· Wednesday November 16th Saints’ Chorale Rehearsal at 6:15.

· Thursday November 17th, All Good Books club will meet in person and online using the congregation’s Zoom weblink. At 7pm, on Thursday November 17th, 2022. The book to be discussed is “Enough About Me” by Richard Lui.

· NEXT SUNDAY, November 20th– ****9:15 Business Meeting*** No Sunday School classes

“Witness the Suffering Servant” Worship Planner Nadine Bennetts, Presider Paul Bennetts, Speaker Jonathan Bacon, Assistants: Chris Lackey, Nadine Bennetts, Dennis Wood, Keyboard Sharon Wood, Music Mission Bells, Worship Center Pennie Bunkers, PowerPoint Paul Bennetts, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Jane Landrum.

· November 20th, we will be having Chili after church for lunch. See dessert sign-up sheet.

***Happy Birthday Jean Bink!

· November 23rdno Mission Bells Practice.

· November 26th, those interested in helping Decorate for Christmas meet at church at 9 am.

· November 28th, Mission Bells Practice 7pm – 8:30pm

· December 3 ***Baby Shower Date Change ****The Baby Shower for Roxanne Pela and Andrew Smith has been changed to Saturday, December 3rd at 2 p.m. at the church. Still the same: Registered at Buy Buy Baby under Roxanne Pela and Bernice Smith, the grandmother. RSVP Debbie Rushfelt: Cell 913.226.3617 or Email: ksderbie Note: If anyone wants to go together to purchase the car seat, contact Debbie. A list of names is growing!

· Christmas Hope coming up on December 15th.

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at: rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at: missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at: mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter- Oct 31, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, October 31, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation links

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

THURSDAY

**Happy Birthday Allie Libeer!

SUNDAY MORNING:

· DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME SET BACK. 2 AM

· COFFEE & TREATS 8:30 a.m.

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 1 – Baptized into Servanthood: Ministry and Priesthood taught by Paul Bennetts.

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – November 6th – “Have Courage” Worship Planner Caryn Brown, Presider Jane Landrum, Speaker Larry Birkby, Assistants: Susan Clark, Merrill Clark, and Pennie Bunkers, Communion Servers: John Parrish*, Karen Birkby, Ryan Ballantyne, and Robin Payne, Keyboard Sharon Wood, Worship Center Deacons, PowerPoint Caryn Brown, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Jonathan Bacon.

· November 6 we will be having game day at 1:00 pm. We will have ice cream. You can go to lunch and return for games and ice cream. It will surely be a good time for all.

REMEMBER WHEN: We had a luncheon at Frances Vaughns home in honor of Franzy Raw and little Mary Allen who were both in their ‘80s?

II. COMING SOON

· November 7th Sewing for Charity will meet 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

· NEXT SUNDAY, November 13th – “Prepare for a New Creation” Worship Planner Karen Birkby, Presider Karen Birkby, Speaker Quilt Presentation, Assistants: Jeremy Baptist, Joyce Meredith, Arlene Leonard, Keyboard Sharon Wood, Music Choir, Worship Center Karen Birkby, PowerPoint Johnathan, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Kennetha Kuttler, and Zoom Co-Host Dennis Wood.

· Bells Practice Monday November 14th, 7pm – 8:30pm

· Tuesday November 15th Sewing for Charity will meet 9:00 am –12:00 pm

· Thursday November 17th, All Good Books club will meet in person and online using the congregation’s Zoom weblink. At 7pm, on Thursday November 17th, 2022. The book to be discussed it “Enough About Me” by Richard Lui.

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting along with Chili for lunch.

· Bells Practice Monday November 28th, 7pm – 8:30pm

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – October 17, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, October 17th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

Announcements
****The Delegate list that was voted on at the Midlands Mission center 10/16/2022 will be out soon. As soon as it is available it will be posted on the bulletin board at church.

Posted on Midland Mission Center Facebook from Kat Hnatyshyn

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Mission Center Conference today (10/16/2022)! As mentioned, here is the "World Conference Proposed Resolutions Prioritization Survey" for our mission center.

All Mission Centers have been asked to provide input to help the Presidency prioritize the proposed legislation for the 2023 World Conference.

Midlands Mission Center is asking for your feedback through this survey. Everyone can participate. You do not need to be an elected delegate. Please complete the survey only once. All responses are needed by Feb 1, 2023.

https://forms.office.com/r/LW8TF2haW8

MONDAY

Happy Birthday Lewis Strom!

TUESDAY

· ****On Tuesday October 18th the Sewing group will meet from 9-12

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

Happy Birthday Russ May!

· Saints’ Chorale rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

THURSDAY

· October 20th All Good Books group will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss "Last Boat Out of Shanghai" by Helen Zia. The meeting will be held in the Church Library, Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS)

SUNDAY MORNING:

· 8:30 a.m. – COFFEE & TREATS

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 14 – The Embodied taught by Jonathan Bacon.

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – October 23 – “Rain Down” Worship Planner Karen Birkby, Presider Karen Birkby, Speaker John O’Neal, Assistants: Karen and Larry Birkby with Jim Needham, Keyboard Beyond the Walls, Music Mission Bells, Worship Center Karen Birkby, PowerPoint Ryan Ballantyne, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Ryan Ballantyne, and Zoom Co-Host Jane Landrum.

REMEMBER WHEN: John Snider and Chuck Mader were Baby New Year and Father Time?

II. COMING SOON

· ***Sewing Group to meetMonday October 24thfrom 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

· NEXT SUNDAY, October 30 – “Write the Vision” Worship Planner Dorothy May, Presider Dorothy May, Speaker Brian Libeer, Assistants: Mary Reichenbach, Alisa Morse, Joyce Meredith, Keyboard Piano Team, Worship Center Arlene Leonard, PowerPoint Brian Libeer, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Russ May, and Zoom Co-Host Paul Bennetts.

· *****November 6 we will be having game day at 1:00 pm. We will have ice cream. You can go to lunch and return for games and ice cream. It will surely be a good time for all.

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting along with Chili for lunch.

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Newsletter October 10, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, October 10th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

· Saints’ Chorale rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

SATURDAY

· October 15th– Ryan Ballantyne invites you to a Trails West Barbershop Chorus presentation of “We’re On Our Way” at the Colonial Presbyterian Church at 12501 W 137th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221. General Admission is a $10 suggested donation. Order online at: trailswestbarbershoppers.com

SUNDAY MORNING:

· 8:30 a.m. – COFFEE & TREATS

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 13 – The Generous Life taught by Jane Landrum.

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – October 16 – “Written on Our Hearts” Worship Planner Kennetha Kuttler, Presider Kennetha Kuttler, Speaker Dorothy May, Assistants: Jeremy Baptist, Robin Payne, and Russ May, Keyboard Ryan Ballantyne, Worship Center Arlene Leonard, PowerPoint Paul Bennetts, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki, and Zoom Co-Host Paul Bennetts.

**************Mission Center Conference: October 16, 2022******************

REMEMBER WHEN: We had fabulous progressive dinners? Two homes come to mind – Marj and Lloyd Stowell, Jack and Mary Lou Wolfe. (I remember stuffed pork chops).

II. COMING SOON

· ****On Tuesday October 18th the Sewing group will meet from 9-12

· October 20th All Good Books group will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss "Last Boat Out of Shanghai" by Helen Zia. The meeting will be held in the Church Library, Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS)

· NEXT SUNDAY, October 23 – “Rain Down” Worship Planner Karen Birkby, Presider Ron Millard, Speaker John O’Neal, Assistants: Karen and Larry Birkby with Jim Needham, Keyboard Beyond the Walls, Music Mission Bells, Worship Center Karen Birkby, PowerPoint Ryan Ballantyne, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Ryan Ballantyne, and Zoom Co-Host Jane Landrum.

· *****November 6 we will be having game day at 1:00 pm. We will have ice cream. You can go to lunch and return for games and ice cream. It will surely be a good time for all.

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting along with Chili for lunch.

· World Conference will be April 21 – 29, 2023

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

_____________________
Roxann Kosmicki

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Mission Road Congregation
7842 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208

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MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, September 26th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

  1. This week
  2. Coming soon
  1. Tithes & offering

II. THIS WEEK

TUESDAY

  • Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

  • Choir rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, September 26th, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.
  • Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

SUNDAY MORNING:

  • 8:30 a.m. – COFFEE & TREATS
  • 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 11 – New Life in Christ: Claimed by Mercy taught by Paul Bennetts,
  • 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL
  • 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – October 2 – “If You Only Had Faith” Worship Planner Roxann Kosmicki, Presider Robin Payne, Speaker Arlene Leonard, Assistants: Kennetha Kuttler, April and Ryan Ballantyne, Keyboard Dorothy May, Worship Center Deacons, PowerPoint Kennetha Kuttler, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Brain Libeer.

REMEMBER WHEN: We had a group of church ladies called the Chapel Belles led by Avis Tyree?

III. COMING SOON

  • September is the month for the Health Ministries Association fund-raising campaign for our health care outreach in Honduras. Our goal is to collect $25,000 to cover the costs for next year to support our Honduran nurse, Saira Giron. Saira continues to serve the health needs of the people and villages near to her town of La Boquita. She also provides health care for Community of Christ gatherings at La Buena Fe.

If you feel like you can make a donation this year, please follow the link to the HMA website for further information. Donations can be made online or mailed to the HMA address 0n the website.

In 2022, 100% of the Hearts for Honduras donations went to the Honduras Health Program. We hope to be able to do this again in 2023. Make a donation where everything goes to the needs of the people of Honduras, including our brothers and sisters in the church!

https://www.hmacofchrist.org/

· ***NEW VISITING TEAM*** In an effort to expand our ministry, we are starting a Friendly Visiting Team. Each two-person team will visit those who want to share friendship outside of Sunday mornings. Please let Karen Birkby or Kenne Kuttler know if you would like to visit, if you have someone in mind who would like a visit, or if you want to be visited.

  • If you signed up to be on the visiting team, check your email for more details.

· Central Avenue Center of Hope Congregational Paper Drive has begun. Bring in 8–9-inch plates; 5–6-inch dessert plates; 8 oz foam cups, 12 oz foam bowls, napkins, sporks, and toilet paper. Contest ends October 9th.

· NEXT SUNDAY, October 9 – “Seek the Welfare of the City” Worship Planner Jane Landrum, Presider Jane Landrum, Speaker Jennifer Libeer, Assistants: Chris Lackey, Pennie Bunkers, and Julie Canterbury, Keyboard Sharon Wood, Music Choir Worship Center Pennie Bunkers, PowerPoint Kennetha Kuttler, AV Desk Caryn Brown and Brian Libeer, and Zoom Co-Host Dennis Wood.

· *****October 15th– Ryan Ballantyne invites you to a Trails West Barbershop Chorus presentation of “We’re On Our Way” at the Colonial Presbyterian Church at 12501 W 137th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221. General Admission is a $10 suggested donation. Order online at: trailswestbarbershoppers.com
· World Conference Delegate Applications

World Conference: April 21 29, 2023

****Mission Center Conference: October 16, 2022

The Midlands Mission Center has been allocated 67 delegates for World Conference. We will vote on these delegates at the Mission Center Conference.

Applications must be submitted by October 9th, 2022.

If you have any questions or are unable to apply online, please reach out to Kat Hnatyshyn at khnatyshyn or (816) 506-6948.

· ***New date October 20th All Good Books group will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss "Last Boat Out of Shanghai" by Helen Zia. The meeting will be held in the Church Library, Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS)

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting along with Chili for lunch.

V. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

VII. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Congregational Newsletter – September 19, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, September 19th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY

· Bells rehearsal at 7:00 pm on Monday 9/19/2022.

TUESDAY

· SEWING GROUP will meet from 9am – 12.

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

· Choir rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, September 21st, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

SUNDAY MORNING:

· 8:30 a.m. – COFFEE & TREATS

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chevala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 10 – The Church: Tasting New Life in Community taught by Jonathan Bacon.

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – September 25th– “A Word of Hope” Worship Planner Caryn Brown, Presider Caryn Brown, Speaker Brian Libeer, Assistants: Jim Needham, Kimbell Allen, Julie Canterbury, Keyboard Piano Team, Music Bells, Worship Center Arlene Leonard, PowerPoint Brian Libeer, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Kennetha Kuttler, and Zoom Co-Host Jane Landrum

REMEMBER WHEN: It was our turn to help cook at Reunion in the old lodge at Camp Doniphan that first day – Sunday with Ann Hocker in charge? (We always had roast turkey with all the trimmings!) Ann really knew how to feed the Saints!!

II. COMING SOON

· ***NEW VISITING TEAM*** In an effort to expand our ministry, we are starting a Friendly Visiting Team. Each two-person team will visit those who want to share friendship outside of Sunday mornings. Please let Karen Birkby or Kenne Kuttler know if you would like to visit, if you have someone in mind who would like a visit, or if you want to be visited.

· If you signed up to be on the visiting team, check your email for more details.

· Central Avenue Center of Hope Congregational Paper Drive has begun. Bring in 8–9-inch plates; 5-6 in dessert plates; 8 oz foam cups, 12 oz foam bowls; napkins; sporks and toilet paper. Contest ends October 9th.

· SEWING GROUP will meet on September 20th from 9am – 12.

· NEXT SUNDAY, October 2 – “If You Only Had Faith” Worship Planner Roxann Kosmicki, Presider Robin Payne, Speaker Arlene Leonard, Assistants: Bob Andes, April and Ryan Ballantyne, Keyboard Dorothy May, Worship Center Deacons, PowerPoint Roxann Kosmicki, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Caryn Brown, and Zoom Co-Host Brain Libeer.

· *****October 15th- Ryan Ballantyne invites you to a Trails West Barbershop Chorus presentation of “We’re On Our Way” at the Colonial Presbyterian Church at 12501 W 137th Street, Overland Park, KS 66221. General Admission is a $10 suggested donation. Order online at:trailswestbarbershoppers.com
· World Conference Delegate Applications

World Conference: April 21 29, 2023

****Mission Center Conference: October 16, 2022

The Midlands Mission Center has been allocated 67 delegates for World Conference. We will vote

on these delegates at the Mission Center Conference.

Applications must be submitted by October 9th, 2022.

If you have any questions or are unable to apply online, please reach out to Kat Hnatyshyn.

· ***New date October 20th All Good Books group will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2022, at 7:00 PM to discuss "Last Boat Out of Shanghai" by Helen Zia. The meeting will be held in the Church Library, Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS)

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting.

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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Mission Road Newsletter – September 12th, 2022

MISSION ROAD NEWSLETTER – Monday, September 12th, 2022

Here is the order of information:

I. This week

II. Coming soon

III. Congregation link

IV. Tithes & offering

I. THIS WEEK

MONDAY

· Bells rehearsal at 7:00 pm 9/12/2022 and the following Monday 9/19/2022 at the same time.

TUESDAY

· Taco Tuesday at 11:45 P.M.Please advise Kenne or Roxann if you are planning to join us at Salty Iguana this week.

WEDNESDAY

· Choir rehearsals at Mission Road this Wednesday, September 14th, 2022, at 6:15 p.m.

· Prayer Circle at 7:30 pm will be in person and on Zoom.

SUNDAY MORNING:

· 8:30 a.m. – COFFEE & TREATS

· 9:15 a.m. – ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL. with the study of a new book: “A Way of Life: Understanding Our Christian Faith” by Anthony J. Chavala-Smith. We hope you will join us in person or on Zoom. Chapter 9: Humankind: The Broken Mirror taught by Jane Landrum

· 9:30 a.m. – CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL

· 10:30 a.m. – WORSHIP SERVICE – September 18th– “Practice Faithful Stewardship” Worship Planner Dorothy May, Presider Dorothy May, Speaker Debbie Rushfelt, Assistants: Larry Birkby, Susan Clark, Pennie Bunkers, Keyboard Dorothy May, Worship Center Pennie Bunkers, PowerPoint Jonathan Bacon, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Kennetha Kuttler, and Zoom Co-Host Scott Wells.

REMEMBER WHEN: We had some fabulous Halloween parties such as at the Ballantynes? When no one knew who the little old man and woman – dressed in night clothes-were?

II. COMING SOON

· ***NEW VISTING TEAM*** In an effort to expand our ministry, we are starting a Friendly Visiting Team. Each two-person team will visit those who want to share friendship outside of Sunday mornings. Please let Karen Birkby or Kenne Kuttler know if you would like to visit, if you have someone in mind who would like a visit, or if you want to be visited.

· If you signed up to be on the visiting team, check your email for more details.

· ***New date October 20th All Good Books group will meet on Thursday, October 20th, 2022, at 7:00 PM to discuss "Last Boat Out of Shanghai" by Helen Zia. The meeting will be held in the Church Library, Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS)

· CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR MAX WOODERSON – September 18that Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 Rte. 291, Liberty, MO Tentative time, 5 p.m.
· SEWING GROUP will meet on September 20th from 9am – 12.

· NEXT SUNDAY, September 25th– “A Word of Hope” Worship Planner Caryn Brown, Presider Caryn Brown, Speaker Brian Libeer, Assistants: Jim Needham, Kimbell Allen, Julie Canterbury, Keyboard Piano Team, Music Bells, Worship Center Arlene Leonard, PowerPoint Brian Libeer, AV Desk Roxann Kosmicki & Kennetha Kuttler, and Zoom Co-Host Caryn Brown

· World Conference Delegate Applications

World Conference: April 21 29, 2023

Mission Center Conference: October 16, 2022

The Midlands Mission Center has been allocated 67 delegates for World Conference. We will vote

on these delegates at the Mission Center Conference.

Applications must be submitted by October 9th, 2022.

If you have any questions or are unable to apply online, please reach out to Kat Hnatyshyn.

· November 20th, we will be having a Mission Road congregation Business Meeting.

III. IMPORTANT CONGREGATIONAL LINKS AND CONTACTS

· Send Sunday’s Order of Worship and general church business to Roxann at rkmissionrd007

· Send prayer requests and other church business to Kenne at missionroadcc

· Send financial business to Mary Reichenbach at mrcoccfo

· Church Phone number is 913-890-3460. Calls are forwarded to Kenne via Google Voice

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

· Social media sites: Visit and "like" each of these sites to keep updated on news

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

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

IV. TITHES AND OFFERINGS

Mary Reichenbach, the Congregation’s Financial Officer suggests the following options to continue your regular contributions:

· Mail to the church at 7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208

· Mail directly to Mary’s home

· Sign up for eTithing at https://www.cofchrist.org/etithing using these steps:

1. Select the United States link and then scroll down to Mission Road Community of Christ.

2. Click ’sign up’ in the upper right-hand corner to create your account or ’sign in’ if you have already set up your account.

3. Select one-time contribution or continuing contribution.

Contact Mary if you have additional questions about electronic contributions

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