Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6:30-7:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale rehearsal.
Sunday, January 11, 2015, 8:45 AM – Donuts & Coffee Breakfast (Arlene and Lee Leonard), join the informal conversations in the Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, January 11, 2015, 9:30 AM – Sunday School Classes for children and adults.
- Nursery available – 9:30-11:30 AM in downstairs Nursery.
- Children’s Pre-baptismal class – 9:30-10:15 AM taught by Debbie Rushfelt
- Children’s Sunday School class – 9:30-10:15 AM taught by Robin Payne
- God’s Kids – 9:30-11:30 AM – Children’s Library (First Sunday of the Month Only)
- Adult Class will meet in the Church Library – 9:30 to 10:15 AM.
Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – Karen Birkby will speak on the theme “Of Water and Spirit” with Linda Dayton presiding. Linda will also serve as worship planner. The Saints Chorale will offer the ministry of music.
Monday, January 12, 2015, 7:00-8:30 PM – Mission Bells Rehearsal.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:30-7:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale rehearsal.
Thursday, January 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – All Good Books Club meets at 7:00 PM at the Leawood Pioneer Library (4700 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS) to discuss “The Aviator’s Wife” by Melanie Benjamin.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS SCHEDULE
The new Adult Sunday School Class series (“The Quest for Practical Spirituality”) continues on Sunday, January 11, 2015 during the Sunday School hour (9:30-10:20 AM). This week’s session focuses on “The Role of Pain and Suffering in Life.” There is no class text, but handouts and sometimes videos will kick-start class discussion. The class will be team taught by Jonathan Bacon, Paul Bennetts, Jane Landrum and Jennifer Libeer.
MITTEN TREE IS WAITING FOR YOU
Needed: Mittens, scarfs, coats, hats…any winter clothing. Please remember those in need during this very cold season of the year. All items added to the Mitten Tree will be donated to the Central Avenue Center of Hope for distribution to the homeless and needy.
CHURCH ART GROUP
The meetings resume on January 18, 2015 and 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 do not have to be an artist to attend; only a willingness to try is necessary.
MISSION ROAD WORSHIP SERVICE PODCASTS
Our congregational worship service podcasts are hosted online at https://copy.com/ej21J9e1xKOCiJwX
Recently added podcasts include:
Phil Hedrick’s message on November 30, 2014, filename 20141130-PhilHedrick.mp3
Jonathan Bacon’s message on December 7, 2014, filename 20141207-JBacon.mp3
Bruce Rider’s message on December 14, 2014, filename 20141214-BRider.mp3
Vesper Service recording on December 14, 2014, filename 20141214-Vespers.mp3
Clint Reine’s message on December 21, 2014, filename 20141221-CReine.mp3
John O’Neal’s message on December 28, 2014, filename 20141228-JONeal.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 book club will not meet in December. 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
CHURCH UKULELE GROUP
No meeting in January, but meetings will resume in February. 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!