Mission Road News

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 9:00-11:00 AM – Saints’ Chorale “Start of the Season” Practice

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 8:45 AM – Donuts & Coffee Breakfast (Eloise and John Snider), join the informal conversations in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – Sunday School Classes for children and adults.

  • God’s Kids will meet in the Children’s Library – 9:30 to 10:15 AM.
  • Pre-Teen class will meet in a downstairs classroom – 9:30 to 10:15 AM.
  • Adult Class will meet in the Church Library – 9:30 to 10:15 AM.

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 10:30 AM – Clint Reine will speak on the theme “Declare the Messiah” with Jack Cave presiding. Paul Bennetts will serve as worship planner. Dorothy May will offer the ministry of music.

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – Annual Ice Cream Social with Talent Show

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale rehearsal in Sanctuary.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 – Potluck and Church Ukulele Group meets at Baptist’s Home.

Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:00 PM Mission Bells resume rehearsals in the Sanctuary for the 2014-15 season.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS SCHEDULE

On Sunday, August 24, 2014, the Adult Class will continue the discussion of “The Book of Mormon,” and Dale Luffman’s “The Book of Mormon’s Witness to Its First Readers”. We’ll discuss Chapter XI (“Letting the Text Speak for Itself: Human Nature, Sin, and Evil”). Jonathan Bacon will lead the class discussion.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND TALENT SHOW

The Mission Road Annual Ice Cream Social starts at 5 PM this coming Sunday, August 24, 2014. Volunteers are needed to bring store bought or homemade ice cream and other dessert items (cookies, cupcakes, pies, cakes) to share. Sign-up sheets are posted in the hallway outside the Church Sanctuary. Performers are also needed for the Talent Show. You don’t need to be a professional, just willing to share and show your talent! See you Sunday at 5 PM!

CHURCH ART GROUP

All are invited to the Church Art Group which is held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday’s of each month at the Avis and Jeremy Baptist Home from 6:00-9:00 PM. You don’t have to be an artist to attend, only a willingness to try is necessary.

CHURCH UKULELE GROUP

Do you have a Ukulele in your closet or ever wanted to learn to play? You’re invited to join a fun, social group that learning to play the Ukulele! The Ukulele Group meets on the first Thursday of every month. Part of the fun is sharing a potluck meal together as well! Contact Avis Garrett-Baptist for more information!

MISSION ROAD WORSHIP SERVICE PODCASTS

Our congregational worship service podcasts are hosted online at https://copy.com/ej21J9e1xKOCiJwX

Recently added podcasts include:

Clint Reine’s message on August 3, 2014, filename 20140803-CReine.mp3

Testimonies by Pam O’Neal, Brad Millard, Kennetha Kuttler on August 10, 2014, filename 20140810-PONeal-BMillard-KKuttler.mp3

Jim McLaughlin’s message on August 17, 2014, filename 20140817-JMcLaughlin.mp3

The beginning numbers of each filename indicate the Sunday of the podcast. The first 4 digits represent the year, the next two digits indicate the month and last two digits represent the day of the month. In most cases the date is followed by a dash and then the first initial and last name of the speaker.

Podcasts from previous years are located in folders corresponding to the year (2005, 2006, 2007, and so on). If you missed a Sunday, this provides you a way to hear the music and the message.

ALL GOOD BOOKS GROUP

The next meeting of the All Good Books Club will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the Leawood Pioneer Library (4700 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS) to discuss Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin.

Whether you’ve read the book or just want to hear more about it, plan to join us!

For information on upcoming book club dates and titles, plus a list of past reads, check out the book club’s website at http://allbooksclub.wordpress.com

If Don’t Have a Facebook Account

If you’re not already on Facebook, you probably have a child or grandchild or friend who can show you how to setup an account and how to join the group. If not, try watching the Grovo tutorials on Facebook. There are several including “Signing Up for Facebook” at http://www.grovo.com/facebook-getting-started/signing-up-for-facebook

After watching that tutorial, check out the list of other free tutorials listed in the right margin under More on Facebook Getting Started.

Once you have a Facebook account, log in and check out our public page at http://facebook.com/missionroad.coc. The information posted on that page is for the general public. You’ll see the name of the page listed as Community of Christ – Mission Road.

To Join the Closed Congregational Group on Facebook

To join the “closed Facebook group” established for members of the congregation you’ll need to log into your Facebook account at www.facebook.com and use the search box to search for “Mission Road.” In the search results, under Groups, you’ll see Mission Road Congregation Members Only Group. This is the Facebook “closed group” and a place you can post prayer concerns, and other news specific to the congregation.

When you arrive at the page, click the Join button (by the group name). If you have difficulty, contact Jonathan Bacon at jonathanpbacon. Once you’ve joined (and one of the site administrators confirms your membership), you’ll thereafter see the Mission Road Congregation Members Only Group link in the left margin of your Facebook page. Click that link anytime to view the Group’s page.

Keep in mind that the public site (Community of Christ – Mission Road) is used for announcements and news meant for the public (everyone), while the Mission Road Congregation Members Only Group is for information intended just for congregational members (prayer lists, baby shower announcements, wedding announcements, budget updates, and so on).

Currently, the Facebook group includes 123 members and friends. Have you joined yet?

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