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Discussion on

Commentary on Principles

Sunday, June 25th

2:00pm-5:00pm

Location:New Walnut Park Congregation

(1137 S. Pearl on the corner of 23rd Street, Independence)

OR

Saturday, July 15th

9:00am to 12:00 Noon

Location:TBA

Facilitated by Field Apostle Janné Grover

Sponsored by Central Mission Presidency

The First Presidency has released commentary regarding priesthood morality in response to a referral from the 2016 World Conference.  The commentary is based in the Enduring Principles, which help define the character and identity of our church.  This discussion will help Central Mission Center members explore and understand the Commentary on Principles.  The same facilitating program will be presented on each date. 

Commentary on Principles can be found at https://www.cofchrist.org/common/cms/resources/Official-Commentary-on-Principles.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Central Mission Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4,

for Independence Day.

Bulletin info due by noon on Monday, July 3.

 

 

GENERAL

DEVELOP DISCIPLES TO SERVE - Ministry and Priesthood Courses

  • June 16-17 Ministry of the Deacon. This course is a prerequisite for ordination. Course schedule is from 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday, June 16 and from 9:00am-4:00pm Saturday, June 17. Instructor: Bob Stevens and others.
  • June 16-17 Ministry of the Elder. This course is a prerequisite for ordination. Course schedule is from 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday, June 16 and from 9:00am-4:00pm Saturday, June 17. Instructor: Bob Stevens and others.
  • Common for all the above classes - Location: East Independence congregation (823 Elizabeth St., Independence). Textbooks are purchased through Herald House (816-521-3015 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). To register, contact Margaret McDowell (595-1748 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

EXPERIENCE CONGREGATIONS IN MISSION

  • June 14, Wednesday, and continuing through the summer each Wednesday CHAIR YOGA class at Good Shepherd congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City) from 9:30am-10:30am, led by Margaret French. Cost is only $2 per class. Everyone is welcome. RSVP to Nancy L. Shaw at 816-737-2061 if interested.
  • July 12-15 Tag Sale at Colonial Hills congregation (3539 S 7 Highway, Blue Springs). Linens, furniture, glassware, plastic ware, tons of kid’s clothes, all adult and youth clothes will be hanging up. Donations are welcomed. Proceeds go to help our youth and their friends with the costs of attending summer camp. Questions? Call Lisa Freberg (816-590-7009).

YOUTH

  • June 26-29 Kids’Arts Camp: Imagine and Create at Good Shepherd congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City) from 9:00am-Noon with Family and Friends Program on Thursday evening at 7:00pm. For children who have completed grades 1-7. New classes and returning favorites! FREE but registration is required by June 18. Online registration at goodshepherdcoc.org/kids or contact Pam Ashley (353-2088). For additional details contact Jennifer Stabno (478-3618).

SENIOR ADULTS

  • October 12 SAVE THE DATE Adult Gathering at Good Shepherd congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City) from 9:00am-2:00pm. Speakers: Cathi Cackler-Veazey and Andy Kroesen.

COMMUNITY

  • July 8 or July 15 Volleyball Players – Any boy or girl from 10 to 18 years old interested in playing competitive volleyball is invited to attend our ATTACK Club Volleyball Tryouts. 10-14 year olds tryout from 9:00am-10:30am; 15-18 year olds tryout from 10:30am-12:00pm. All tryouts are at Family Life Center 500 W Pacific). $10 tryout fee. Other tryouts on July 8th and 15th – same times.

VOLUNTEER

EMPLOYMENT

  • Ministry Support Position – Central Mission Center – part-time.  Primary responsibilities include:  weekly bulletin and mission center announcements processing for printing; mailing preparation and processing; small event sign-up, office visitor first contact; document processing; light office machinery maintenance; some telephone; other projects as assigned: mission center recorder.  Skills include computer competence, word processing with MS Word, spreadsheet creation and use with Excel, project management and completion, able to complete tasks with little supervision.  Please complete an application at Central Mission Center, 500 West Pacific Ave, Independence, MO and include a current resume.
  • Community of Christ Central Mission Center is looking for an experienced full-time permanent accounting specialist. Requirements are 2+ years of college credit and 5 to 8 years of progressive accounting experience; additional years of qualified experience may be substituted for college credit. Please call Margaret McDowell at 816-833-1000 x600 to obtain an application to submit, along with your resume, for consideration.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

  • June 18-22 Lee’s Summit congregation AND Grandview congregation are doing a joint VBS this year from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Lee’s Summit congregation (1101 NE Independence Ave., Lee’s Summit). The theme is “Hero Central”. Dinner served from 5:15pm-6:00pm each night.
  • June 19-23 Colonial Hills congregation (3539 S 7 Hwy, Blue Springs) Vacation Bible School – Maker Fun Factory – Created by GOD, Built for a Purpose. For ages 3 years – 5th grade. Join us for a family dinner each evening at 5:30pm. (Free will offering). From 6:15pm-8:30pm enjoy Bible stories, songs, games and more! Register at http://www.colonial-hills.org/vacation-bible-school/.
  • June 19-25 Liberty Street congregation (416 N Liberty, Independence) “Maker Fun Factory” VBS: Kick-off Carnival, June 19, 7-8 pm. VBS: June 20-22, 6-8:15pm and June 25, 9:15am-12pm. Questions? 816-304-2328
  • June 25-29 Woods Chapel congregation (500 NE Woods Chapel Rd., Lee’s Summit). VBS is 5:30pm-8:00pm for all children 2 years old – 5th grade. Supper served at 5:30pm. Theme is “Puzzles of Peace”. Questions, call 816-478-8123.
  • July 9-13 New Walnut Park congregation (1137 S. Pearl, Independence) from 5:30pm-5:50pm-Light supper; Bible school is 6:00pm-8:00pm. Theme: Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind. Activities: Stories, Music, Games, Crafts and Snacks.
  • July 24-28 Good Shepherd congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City) from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God, preschool thru 5th grade. Online registration at goodshepherdcoc.org/vbs. For more details, contact Aaron Wilson (529-8823).
  • July 24-28 New Hope congregation (220 W. Moore, Independence) from 9 to Noon, Ages 4-11. Theme: God Is Watching Over You.