Mission Road News


Monday, November 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – Mission Bells Rehearsal in Church Sanctuary.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale rehearsal in Church Sanctuary.

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:45 AM – Donuts & Coffee Breakfast (Eloise and John Snider), join the informal conversations in the Fellowship Hall.

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

  • Nursery available – 9:30-11:30 AM in downstairs Nursery.
  • Pre-Baptismal Class – 9:30-10:15 PM in Children’s Library (downstairs).
  • Pre-Teen class will meet in a downstairs classroom – 9:30 to 10:15.
  • Adult Class will meet in the Church Library – 9:30 to 10:15 AM.

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – Phil Hedrick will speak on the theme “Watch for the Lord (Hope)” with Linda Dayton presiding. Linda will also serve as worship planner. Jennifer Libeer will offer the ministry of music.


On Sunday, November 30, 2014, Barbara Bernauer will present information with slides regarding the finding of the Joseph Jr. and Hyrum Smith’s bones (later reburied in Nauvoo) by Barbara’s grandfather, W. O. Hands. The information supplements details about the Nauvoo period of church history and the death of Joseph Jr. covered in Volume 1 of the Mark Scherer Church History.


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.


The Pastor Search Committee (Margaret Athey, Avis Garrett-Baptist, Jim McLaughlin, Ron Millard, Eloise Snider, and Jerry Rushfelt) have proposed a leadership model with pastors Karen and Larry Birkby with assistants to be determined. The pastorate would be assisted by a leadership team that would focus ministries in specific areas: Small Groups, Priesthood Development, Outreach, Young Adults, Pastoral Care, Worship, Music, Education, Children, Youth, Seniors, Building, and others as needed..


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

Recently added podcasts include:

Rich Emslie and Jane Landrum’s message on October 5, 2014, filename 20141005-REmslie-JLandrum.mp3

Jennifer Libeer’s message on October 12, 2014, filename 20141012-JLibeer.mp3

Clint Reine’s message on October 19, 2014, filename 20141019-CReine.mp3

Jane Landrum presiding on October 26, 2014, filename 20141026-JLandrum.mp3

Melanie Baker’s message on November 2, 2014, filename 20141102-MBaker.mp3

John O’Neal’s message on November 9, 2014, filename 20141109-JONeal.mp3

Ted Scott’s message on November 16, 2014, filename 20141116-TScott.mp3

Gerald Rushfelt’s message on November 23, 2014, filename 20141123-GRushfelt.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.


The next meeting of the All Good Books Club is at 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Leawood Pioneer Library (4700 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS) to discuss “The Aviator’s Wife” by Melanie Benjamin.

Start reading now so you can join the discussion!

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


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 at 6:30 PM 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!

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