UPCOMING EVENTS: Mission Road Congregation


From Barbara Borkowski, Central USA Mission President. Midlands USA Interim Mission President: Dear Friends, I just wanted to share information about the new pilot “Ministry of the Elder.” If you have individuals who need this class prior to ordination…this is a great way for it to happen!

September 5–November 27, 2015 “Ministry of the Elder” Temple School Class offered through eLearning. Temple School will offer a pilot of the new course “Ministry of the Elder” as an 8-week online class through the new Community of Christ eLearning. Registration begins August 5 at 8:00am (Central Time) and ends September 5. This class is limited to 20 people.

To be eligible, students need to:

• Have access to a computer or tablet with high-speed Internet access

• Be able to dedicate 1.5 hours each week (8 weeks) Sept. 5-Nov. 27, 2015

• Pay the reduced pilot fee of $15 (credit or debit card) by calling Herald House Customer Service toll free at 800-767-8181 or locally at (816) 833-1000 x 1004


The Adult Sunday School class is studying Mark Scherer’s "The Journey of a People: The Era of Reorganization, 1844 to 1946." On Sunday, the class will start with a few concluding comments on Chapter 12 ("Legal Means to Achieve Spiritual Ends"), and then proceed to discuss Chapter 13 (“Church Identity and the Utah Mission”). Jane Landrum will lead the class discussion.


A wedding shower will be held on August 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM for Alisa Morse and Bill Johnson in the church library. Please plan to attend.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – The Prayer Circle meets in the quiet of the Church Library.

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – Breakfast (Eloise and John Snider), come and join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 9:30 AM – Sunday School Classes for children and adults.

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

· 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 (Second Sunday of the Month Only) starting a study of the Book of Mormon.

Sunday, August 9, 2015, 10:30 AM – Avis Garrett-Baptist will speak on the theme "Live in Love" with Kennetha Kuttler presiding. Kennetha will also serve as worship planner. Corie Vogel will offer the ministry of music.


The next meeting of the All Good Books discussion group is scheduled on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS).) Church Library. The book we will discuss is "Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan.


Our congregational worship audio recordings are hosted online at https://copy.com/ej21J9e1xKOCiJwX

Recently added audio recordings include:

Larry Birkby message presented on July 5, 2015, filename 20150705-LBirkby.mp3

Brian Libeer message presented on July 12, 2015, filename 20150712-BLibeer.mp3

Paul Bennetts message presented on July 19, 2015, filename 20150719-PBennetts.mp3

Jonathan Bacon message presented on July 26, 2015, filename 20150726-JBacon.mp3

The beginning numbers of each filename indicate the Sunday of the audio recordings. 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.

Audio recordings 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.

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