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Family Worship During Lent Starting March 10 - Steps to Help Families with Children

  1. Sign-in children at the table in front of the children’s wing entrance prior to the service. There will be separate binders for different age groups.
  2. Take your children to the sanctuary with you to enjoy worship with your children. 
  3. Children will be dismissed before the sermon for their small groups in the children’s wing. 
  4. During dismissal, children will meet up with their small group leaders waiting in the lobby. You may also walk along with your child and the group to the children’s large group spaces, if you wish.
  5. After the service, pick up and sign out children in their designated classrooms.

150 Year Celebration Volunteers needed - The 150 Sunday Celebration will soon be here. Lots of volunteers are needed. Please sign up at the Welcome desk or on the church website on the “150th Anniversary Card”  Questions see Velda McMorris or Sue Hevalow at shevalow@kearneyfumc.org

Lenten Study - “It is Finished” with David Dorn is a six-lesson study built around the final words of Jesus from the cross. Starting March 19, Tuesday at 9:00 am in classroom 4. The study is also available on RightNow Media, if you miss a session.  

Easter Egg Donations -it’s time to bring in filled plastic Easter eggs again for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. We are starting with a new supply this year, and because we are blessed with so many children, the goal is to collect 2,000 eggs! Please bring in filled Easter eggs by March 31 and place them in a container located in the lobby or by Lisa’s office. 

150 Celebration Sunday Picnic RSVP - Your RSVP is needed in order to be prepared with chicken, paper products, drinks and parking. Please RSVP at the Welcome desk or on the “150th Anniversary Card”  

New Bible Study! Monday at 6:30 pm, Classroom A, beginning March 25th for 6 weeks. The topic is The Gospel of John with Tony Evans from RightNow Media. Facilitator: Shelly Handy

Audio/Visual Volunteers Needed - We have openings during all services for A/V operators - No Experience Needed - We Will Train!!! Running the equipment is easier than you think, and you can serve as little or as often as you like. Contact Mike Chaloupka through the Serve Card or mchaloupka@kearneyfumc.org

Easter Lilies - Envelopes are on the Welcome Desk in the lobby to dedicate a lily in honor or in memory of a loved one. Cost for each lily is $8, and the lily will be displayed at the alter for Easter services. 

RightNow Media there are 187 active people using our church’s free gift of RightNow Media! RightNow Media offers over 15,000 videos. There is something for everyone: kid’s bible videos, marriage enrichment, parenting expertise, bible studies and more. To request the RightNow link, please go to the website and click on the “Your Next Step” card. 

Paper Drive - Merri Marthas are collecting paper goods for the Kearney Food Pantry during the month of March. The pantry is in need of toilet tissue, facial tissues, paper towels and also tooth paste and tooth brushes. You can leave the donated items in the Outreach Collection area by the kitchen window.

First Kids Volunteers - For many types of skills, interests, and talents, and no matter what amount of time you have to offer. Are you looking for an area to serve our church and feel called to support our children’s ministry? You don’t have to commit to long-term volunteering or doing something every week, every little bit makes a huge impact. Contact Lisa at lboggess@kearneyfumc.org

Children's Ministry - First Kids

Easter Egg Hunt - April 14th - 2pm - Hop on over for our annual Easter egg hunt at 92 campus! Egg hunts will be divided by age groups and have staggered start times. Love hiding or scattering eggs? Join us early and we’ll gladly accept your help. 

Save The Date!!! - VBS 2019 July 14-17, 2019 - the largest children’s event of the year! Schedule your vacations around Vacation Bible School, because we want your children, grandchildren, and friends to experience this awesome adventure. 

Power Up VBS - VBS prep has begun and we are putting leaders in place: Director: plan, oversee, and direct the event. Team/Activity Leaders: for each activity area. Contact Lisa for more info or to volunteer at lboggess@kearneyfumc.org

Student Ministry - IMPACT

Impact Wednesdays - 4:45 Praise Band. 5:45 Dinner. 6:15-7:30 IMPACT

Come hang out if you are a 6-12 grader as we start a series on Easter! 

Church Camp Sign Ups Are Open - We are headed back to Camp Table Rock for a week of tubing, snow cones, games, small groups, a brand new waterslide, worship and more! This is for those who are currently in grades 6-12. $200 per student.  Sign up at www.kearney.church/churchcamp

Care Ministry

Morning Prayer Group - Every Tuesday at 7:30 am, a small group meets in our sanctuary to pray for our church, our church families, our community and anything else that comes to mind. You are invited to join us just once or every week. 

Focus on Fitness - Stay active and keep your body moving! Join us Monday, Wednesday and Friday @ 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Center for low impact exercise, friendship and laughter. Everyone is welcome!  

To learn more about the services Care Ministry offers, please click on our website’s Care Ministry card or email Sherry Oxandale at soxandale@kearneyfumc.org

Outreach Ministry

Strike & Spare Bowling Tournament - Get your bowling team together to improve the homes and lives of homeowners in need. All proceeds support Rebuilding Together KC in eliminating unsafe and inaccessible living conditions through safety modifications and home repairs. April 26th, 5:30 & 7:00pm, Liberty Retro Bowl & Excelsior Springs Tiger Bowl. Lead George Handy. More info and register at http://www.strikeandsparekc.com/enter-your-team/

Baby Grace Easter Celebration - We are headed up to Turney to help with Baby Grace on Saturday, April 13th. We will leave church about 9 am and return about noon. We will provide lunch and an Easter egg Hunt. If you are interested in attending please sing up on the Outreach Card below and fill out the information and click Baby Grace or email Sue Hevalow at susan.hevalow@gmail.com or talk to Sue in person! It is a fun day that will make you smile.

Liberty Treehouse - there is an opportunity for individuals (or a group) to prepare part of a meal for Liberty Treehouse (a place for families to stay when their loved one is at the Liberty Hospital) The dinner will be Tuesday, April 16th.  Those interested can sign up on the “Outreach Card” below - Lead Ellen Ledbetter

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