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Upper Room Devotionals - The March/April edition is now available! The FREE daily devotionals are available in large or regular print. Please pick yours up from the information tower located in the lobby.


NW District Lay Servant Workshops - Registration Deadline February 25! Workshops are Saturday, March 14, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at Smithville United Methodist Church. Classes include “Discover Your Spiritual Gifts”, “Life Together in the United Methodist Connection” and “Aging & Ministry in the 21st Century”. For more information take a flyer off the information tower in the lobby or check out the website:

https://missouri-reg.brtapp.com/layServantReg320


Kairos - a prison ministry in Chillicothe Correctional Center (CCC), Chillicothe, MO, is forming for the spring program. All ladies are invited to experience amazing blessings as we serve in Jesus’ name. Contact Joyce Bradley at 816-903-7662 for more information. Or if you would like to attend the closing ceremony where the women share their Weekend experience, information is also available.


Joyful Noise Preschool - Enrollment for 2020-2021 school year begins on February 3. 

Preschool 3-4 year olds T/TH 9:00-11:30

Pre-K 4-5 year olds M/W/F 9:00-12:00 and T/W/TH 12:30-3:30   Please contact Amy Irsik at 816-628-7326 or email at joyfulnoise@kearneyfumc.org

Children's Ministry - First Kids

First Families Movie Night

February 21, 2020

Join First Families for an evening of family fun and fellowship. Watch Abominable or Happy Feet on our big screens! Arrive early (around 6:30 pm) to get in on the action of a fun indoor “snowball” fight that will kick-off the festivities! An early arrival will also give you a chance to grab a bag of popcorn, create your own unique cup of hot cocoa, and mingle with friends before settling in for the movie. Both movies will start at 7pm! Wear comfy clothing, bring blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, bean bag chairs...anything to make yourself comfortable. Everyone is invited...not just families with kids; feel free to bring a friend or neighbor! 


Questions about the First Families Movie Night? Contact Season Kerns, season.kerns@gmail.com, 816-810-3966 OR Nicolle Downing, ndowning@kearneyfumc.org, 816-294-9563 OR Lisa Boggess, lboggess@kearneyfumc.org

Student Ministry - IMPACT

IMPACT Student Ministry - will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, February 23rd, from 8A-12P at our 92 campus! We will be raising money for the Dane Nelson Scholarship Fund that helps students attend our summer mission trips and camps. Stop by before or after service to enjoy some pancakes! 


Calling All Seniors! - If you have a senior that’s about to graduate high school, we would love to celebrate them on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020. There will be a presentation put together with the seniors’ pictures, a little brief bio about them, and what their plans are post high school. Pictures and information will be due by Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. For more information, please email Amy O’Hare at aohare@kearneyfumc.org

Care Ministry

Stephen Ministry – Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2). 

Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in our congregation by using the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministers are equipped and empowered lay caregivers called to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting or navigating transitions (new home, new baby, divorce, unemployment, etc.) If you would like to know more about Stephen Ministry, please contact our team by clicking on the “Care Ministry” card on the website and leaving your contact information.

Outreach Ministry

Children’s Mercy Hospital Meal - We are looking for 4 or 5 people to prepare/serve breakfast at the Family Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, March 8 from 8 to 10. The Family Room service meals to families that have children staying at the hospital. If you are interested, please contact Shelly Handy 816.392.9908 or shellyhandy5@gmail.com  


Baby Grace Easter Egg Hunt - Our net Baby Grace event will be an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 14th. We will leave church about 9 and return about noon. We will hide eggs and provide lunch. This is a great event for families to serve together or individuals. If you are interested or have questions please contact Sue Hevalow at Susan.hevalow@gmail.com. It is fun and very rewarding. 


Filled Easter Eggs needed for Baby Grace - Last year we had over 75 kids at our Baby Grace Easter Egg Hunt. All ages. We are needing some filled eggs. If you would like to donate some, please put them in the blue bucket in the lobby. We need them by March 8th. Thank you so much for all your support


Easter Baskets - Many of our Baby Grace families do not have Easter baskets. If you have any to donate please bring them by March 8th to our Easter egg basket. They don’t have to be new. Gently used is fine. 


Children’s Mercy Hospital Meal - We are looking for 4 or 5 people to prepare/serve breakfast at the Family Room at Children’s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, March 8 from 8 to 10. The Family Room service meals to families that have children staying at the hospital. If you are interested, please contact Shelly Handy 816.392.9908 or shellyhandy5@gmail.com 

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