MISSION ROAD: UPCOMING EVENTS

HOWARD VAUGHN MEMORIAL SERVICE

The memorial service for Howard Vaughn, long-time Mission Road Congregation member, will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 starting at 11 AM at the church.

NEW DATE FOR SEPTEMBER BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION

The next meeting of the All Good Books discussion group has been moved to Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Community of Christ (7842 Mission Road, Prairie Village, KS) in the Church Library. The book we will discuss is "We Are Called to Rise" by Laura McBride.

CHILI SUPPER DATES SET

The Annual Chili Road Cook-Off and Supper has been scheduled for Sunday evening, October 25, 2015 starting at 5:00 PM. Please mark your calendar! Chili Cook volunteers are still needed.

MISSION BELLS SEEKS MUSICIANS

Musicians wanted! You are invited to be a part of the Mission Bells this coming season. We perform on the third Sunday of each month and rehearse two or three Monday evenings per month beginning September 14, 2015 at 7 PM. Tutoring is available on hand bells. The ability to read music is needed. Contact Dorothy Kelly May if you have questions.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS SCHEDULE

The Adult Sunday School class is studying Mark Scherer’s "The Journey of a People: The Era of Reorganization, 1844 to 1946." This coming Sunday, the class will discuss pages 417-419 plus Chapter 18 (“Succession of a Social Philosopher”). Paul Bennetts will lead the class discussion.

COMING IN OCTOBER

Based on the survey conducted in the Adult Sunday School class over the past two Sundays, the class voted overwhelmingly to study The Secret Message of Jesus: Uncovering the Truth that Could Change Everything by Brian D. McLaren. In the book, McLaren invites the reader to discover afresh the transforming message of Jesus – an open invitation to radical change, an enlightening revelation that exposes shame and ignites hope, an epic story that is good news for everyone, whatever their gender, race, class, politics, or religion.

Copies of the books are currently being ordered for the class that will start around October 18, 2015. The cost will be $15.50 for the paperback (that includes taxes); the retail price is $15.99 not including tax. If you want a copy reserved for you, contact Jonathan Bacon.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 PM – Saints’ Chorale Rehearsal in the Church Sanctuary

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 7:45 PM – The Prayer Circle meets in the quiet of the Church Library.

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – Breakfast (Bob Andes), come and join us for conversation and fellowship.

Sunday, September 13, 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, September 13, 2015, 10:30 AM – Arlene Leonard will speak on the theme "Take Up Your Cross and Follow" with Nadine Bennetts presiding. Nadine will also serve as worship planner. The Saints Chorale will offer the ministry of music.

MISSION ROAD WORSHIP AUDIO RECORDINGS

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

Recently added audio recordings include:

Margaret Athey message presented on August 2, 2015, filename 20150802-MAthey.mp3

Avis Garrett-Baptist message presented on August 9, 2015, filename 20150809-ABaptist.mp3

Richard Emslie message presented on August 16, 2015, filename 20150816-REmslie.mp3

Steve Holben message presented on August 23, 2015, filename 20150823-SHolben.mp3

Karen Birkby message presented on August 30, 2015, filename 20150830-KBirkby.mp3

Steve Holben messages presented on September 6, 2015, filename 20150906-SHolben.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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