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Central USA Mission Center

CONFERENCE

East 39th Congregation

(15006 E 39th St, Independence MO)

Sunday, November 12, 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

 

 

Conference Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL

  • Herald House has a new Home The publishing arm of Community of Christ has a fresh, new face at www.HeraldHouse.org. FREE order pickup at the Temple as a shipping option. Missouri congregations need to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it prior to placing their first order to be setup accordingly. Visit www.HeraldHouse.org today!
  • Hearts 4 Health Benefit Banquet supporting the work of the Health Ministries Association is being postponed until Spring 2018.
  • Singers Needed for Independence Messiah Choir If you have experience singing Handel’s Messiah or are an experienced choir member, please consider joining this choir to sing at the Temple Advent Service, Directed by Jack Ergo. If you are interested, please email Pat Henshaw at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call David Bolton at 816-833-1000, ext 2353.
  • November 4 Women of Central Mission DAY RETREAT! Time: 8:30am-4:00pm Lunch will be provided! Location: Good Shepherd Congregation, 4341 Blue Ridge Blvd, KCMO. Theme: Loving God’s Abundant Life. Guest Minister: Lisa Prosser-Dodds. Registration fee $20.00, cash or check will be collected at check-in. Registration deadline: October20th. Register at: womenofcentralmiss.wixsite.com/wocm. Can’t get online? Ask a friend to help you register! For more information contact Michelle at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

EXPERIENCE CONGREGATIONS IN MISSION.

  • October 10 and each Tuesday Book of Mormon Class at South Crysler Congregation (3100 S Crysler, Independence)from 9:30am to 10:30am. We will be studying the role of the Book of Mormon in the early church. Facilitator: Karen Moreland. For more info, contact Karen Moreland (816-358-0487).
  • Thru October 27CHAIR YOGA will be continuing at Good Shepherd Congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City). Everyone welcome! Wednesday’s, 9:30 am $2.00 per session.
  • October 20 & 21 NEW HOPE Fall Festival (220 W Moore, Independence MO) 9:00am to 7:00pm both days. Come join the fun. Questions 521-4071
  • October 21 BEACON HEIGHTS Fall Festival-Join an evening of fun at our Fall Festival from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Beacon Heights (19402 E. Holke Rd., Independence, MO). Free activities include bobbing for apples, fun games, cotton candy, and treats, with the evening ending with a short campfire. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and a smile. Contact T. Wilson with any questions, 214-335-4065 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • October 22 LULAROE POP UP!! At Colonial Hills Congregation (3539 MO-7 HWY, Blue Springs MO) 11:30am-4:00pm in the Community Room. 30% of sales go directly to the Colonial Hills Grand Cayman youth group! Come show your support and try the beautiful, comfy clothes that LulaRoe Kathlyn Hardin has in her 800 plus piece inventory. There is no presentation and no pressure, just hanging out with friends and trying on fun clothes.
  • October 28 SPOOKY TOWN! At Colonial Hills (3539 MO-7 HWY, Blue Springs MO) 2:00pm-5:00pm. K-5th grade kids will have a great time in Spooky Town. Wear a costume and enjoy awesome activities and treats! Plan to arrive between 2:00pm and 4:00pm for an hour of fun! This event benefits our Necessities Pantry that cares for families in need. Please plan to donate a bar of soap, deodorant, or tube of toothpaste. THANKS! (Event is provided by the Colonial Hills 6th-12th Grade Youth Group).
  • October 28 TRUNK OR TREAT will be at East 39th St Congregation (15006 E. 39th St. Independence MO) 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. Wear your costume and join us for treats!
  • October 28 TRUNK OR TREAT will be at Lee’s Summit Congregation (1101 NE Independence Ave. Lee’s Summit MO) rom 2:00pm -3:30pm. Wear your costume and join us for fun and treats!
  • October 29 TRUNK OR TREAT will be at New Walnut Park (1137 South Pearl Street Independence, MO) from 5:30 pm -7:00pm. Whether you dress up in costume or come just as you are, we just want to see you there. FREE! Please come! Contact person: Carol Price (816)797-9424.
  • November 7 Dave Ramsey Smart Money Live Web event @ Colbern Rd Congregation (27507 E Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit MO) 7:00 pm-10:00pm. Register for the event at http://tinyurl.com/CoChristSmartMoney.
  • November 11 Eden Heights Thanksgiving Dinner (1301 E Sea Ave, Independence MO) from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Come join us for a home-cooked meal $8-adults, $5-children(5-10yrs old), 4 and under free, $20- family of 4.

ADULTS

  • October 11 NEW DATE!! Adult Gathering at Good Shepherd congregation (4341 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City) from 9:00am-2:00pm. Theme: Retirement-Making a Difference! Speakers: Cathi Cackler-Veazey will speak on “Senior Volunteers in Church and Community” and Andy Kroesen on “Expanding Opportunities for the Peace Pavilion.” All are invited to share as we worship, visit, eat and learn together. Cost is $8.00 morning snack, lunch and materials. Please register at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

YOUTH

  • Children and Youth Ministries at Lee’s Summit Congregation: Join us on Wednesdays for dinner at 5:30pm, followed by activities for children and youth from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Faithweaver Friends is for grades K-5. Youth Group is for grades 6-12. For more information, call Suzie Godfrey at 816-520-6498.
  • Youth Ministries At Colonial Hill - children and youth are invited to participate in Play Group (Birth-Pre-K) Community Kids Club (K-5th) and Youth Group (6th-12th). Check out the Calendars of Events at colonial-hills.org and participate as you would like, any or all the time during the school year.

COMMUNITY

VOLUNTEER

EMPLOYMENT

HealthEd Connect- want to join our team? Assist with data entry, operational, and administrative support. Flexible schedule and supplemental income opportunity. Please call our Executive Director, Lauren Hall, at 630-370-0060 to learn more.

CELEBRATIONS

Saturday October 14, 2017 HELEN BRECKENRIDGE, former bookkeeper for Center Stake’s 90th Birthday Open House, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Groves White Oak Community Room, (1515 W. White Oak). No gifts please, your presence is your gift. If you are unable to attend please shower her with a card. Send your card to: Helen Breckenridge c/o Carol McLaughlin, 18723 Gateway Dr, Independence MO 64057.