THE PROTEST IN CONCERT. March 23, 8:00 PM FireEscape Coffeehouse, 136 W. Main, Chanute, KS. Hard rock concert by Christian Band from Indianapolis. FREE for all ages! (620) 431-5815. www.fireescape.net
THE PIC & BOW. March 25, 10:30 AM. Turning Point Church of the Nazarene, 5211 Frederick Ave, St Joseph, Mo. (816) 232-1169. www.facebook.com/thepicandbow
PHIL & PAM MORGAN. Apr 01, 10:30AM. Discovery Church, 1206 N Pavilion Dr. Grain Valley, MO. 816-588-0098.
GAITHER VOCAL BAND. Apr. 6, 7 p.m. Connection Point Church, 10500 E State Rte. 350, Raytown, MO. Celebrate timeless themes of faith, unity and eternal hope through a variety of music the whole family will enjoy. Church bookstore 816-353-1994 or visiting www.gaither.com.
GREATER VISION. April 7. First Baptist Church Kearney, 303 South Grove Street, Kearney, MO 64060. (816) 628-5693
HOPE IS THE MESSAGE TOUR. April 7, 7:00 pm. Word of Life Church, St. Joseph, MO. With ‘We Are Messengers’, ‘David Dunn’, and ‘JJ Weeks Band’.
ISAACS IN CONCERT. April 13. 7:00 pm. Cowen Memorial Auditorium. Kansas Christian College. Tickets: kansaschristian.edu. 913-722-0272.
PIC AND BOW. Apr. 13, 7:30 PM. Homer’s Coffee House, 7126 West 80th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204. www.homerscoffeehouse.com
SKILLET IN CONCERT. April 14. Expocentre, Topeka, KS. Featuring: Joy Unleashed-The Tour, For King and Country. Ticketmaster.com
JACI VELASQUEZ WITH NIC GONZALES OF SALVADOR. Apr 27, 7:00 pm. Eastside Baptist Church, 19901 East 78 Highway, Independence, MO. $15 – $45. 816-796-0955
CLOVERTON IN CONCERT. May 11, 8:00 PM. FireEscape Coffeehouse, 126 W. Main, Chanute, Kansas. Come enjoy this Christian pop/rock group from Manhattan, KS – All ages show, $10 per person, doors open at 7:30PM. (620) 431-5815. www.fireescape.net
CASTING CROWNS WITH ZACH WILLIAMS. August 16, 7:30 p.m. Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, MO. $25 track, $20 grandstand. Ticketmaster online or by phone at 800-796-6776/800-745-3000 MOSTATEFAIR.COM
SOUTHERN GOSPEL (Call for groups)
SWEET SPIRIT & FRIENDS. We have our outreach on the 3rd Saturday of January, February, March, April, August, September & October. Chili starts @ 6 pm, Music begins @ 7 pm. Everyone is welcome.
ALPHA OMEGA CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING, PRAYER, DEVOTION, POTLUCK AND JAM. FIRST FRIDAY, 7pm. 10035 E. Westport Rd., Independence, MO 64052.
LIVE CHRISTIAN MUSIC VENUE. THIRD FRIDAY, 7:00 pm. Bent Knee Cowboy, 13415 S. 142nd St., Bonner Springs, KS. 913-927-4567.
PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE CHURCH. SECOND SATURDAY, 6pm. 341 S. 72nd St., Kansas City, KS 66111. Praise and Worship songs of Zion. 913-334-1009.
CGMA NW MO CHAPTER MEETING, GOSPEL MUSIC AND POTLUCK. SECOND SATURDAY. Faith Assembly of God Church, South 13 Hwy, Polo, MO. Travel North on I-35 North, go North of Liberty to the Polo/Lathrop Exit. Turn right onto 116 Hwy. Go 12 miles to 13 Hwy. Turn left and go 1/4 mile. firstname.lastname@example.org.
RADIANT LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD. LAST SUNDAY, 6:30 p.m. Hwy. 33, Kearney, MO. Open mike. Gospel sing.
PARADISE BAPTIST CHURCH. SECOND SUNDAY, 6 p.m. Pot luck dinner at 5 p.m. Paradise Missouri. 816-591-1020.
COMMUNITY WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT. March 24, 11:00 AM. Fort Osage Church of the Nazarene, 19333 E. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO. Easter Egg Hunt for all ages from infants to 6th Grade. Separated into age categories. Come join us for a chance to find lots of Easter Eggs and share some free lunch! (816) 796-5879. www.fortosagechurch.org
GLORIA DEI LC HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE. Palm Sunday: March 24, 5:00 pm; Sunday, March 25, 8:00 am & 10:30 am. Maundy Thursday: March 29, 7:00 pm. Good Friday: March 30, 7:00 pm. Easter Vigil: March 31, 5:00 pm. Easter Sunday: April 1, 8:00 am & 10:30 am. Gloria Dei LC, 5409 NW 72nd Street, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 741-3150. www.gloriadeikc.org
COMMUNITY EGG HUNT. March 24, 10 – Noon. Garrett Park, 22325 W 47th St, Shawnee, Kansas. There will be face painting, cotton candy & an egg hunt. Please join us for this fun-filled morning! Spon. by Cross Points Church (913) 631-1100. www.Crosspointschurch.com
CHILDREN’S EASTER EVENT. March 24, 8:00 AM. Woods Chapel Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Children will collect empty eggs and take them to the Gym to be filled as they learn about Easter through crafts, stories, and candy! Breakfast will be provided by Chris Cakes. Bring your friends! (816) 795-8848
PALM SUNDAY MUSICAL. March 25, 9:30 AM. Saint Mark’s UMC, 6422 Santa Fe Dr., Overland Park, KS. Children, youth and adults portray the story of Jesus in music and drama. (913) 722-2310. www.stmarksumc.info
EASTER BASKET PACKING EVENT. March 25, 11:00 AM. Woods Chapel Church Missions Building, 4201 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO. Pack Easter baskets for children at Ronald McDonald House, Hope House, City Union Mission, and other service agencies in Kansas City! Families with children age 3 and up are encouraged to participate. email@example.com
EASTER EGG HUNT AND PAGEANT “POSTCARDS FROM THE PASSION.” Mar. 25, 10:30 AM. Church on the Rock, 1700 SW Market St, Lees Summit, MO. This annual event features a beautiful Easter pageant, “Postcards From the Passion.” Then afterwards, we will have drawings for prizes, and a big Easter Egg Hunt for all the children, 0-12. (816) 246-7625. www.TheRockLS.com
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE. March 29, 7:00 PM Woods Chapel Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, Mo. Join us for a somber Lord’s Supper with traditional worship elements. (816) 795-8848. www.woodschapelchurch.org/easter
MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE. March 29, 7:30 – 8:00 p.m. Will be held Special outdoor location. 4108 S. Buckner Tarsney Rd., Grain Valley, MO 64029 Presented by The Road Church. (816) 289-0856
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE. March 30, 6:00 PM. Pleasant Grove Bible Church, 4916 Lee’s Summit Rd., Kansas City, MO. Observing the substitutionary, sacrificial death of Jesus Christ for mankind. (816) 373-1218. www.pleasantgrovebible.org
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE. March 30, 2018, 7:00 PM. New Hope Church of the Nazarene, 4330 North Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri. (816) 452-8442
EASTER EGG HUNT. March 31, 1:00 PM. Central Assembly, 1009 W 23rd Street, Independence, MO. 15,000 Eggs!! Games & Inflatables, LIVE Kid’s Show, Come and Go Schedule with hunts at 1:30p, 2p, 2:30p. FREE for everyone! 1-3PM (816) 252-9447. www.centralag.org
EASTER EGG HUNT & PANCAKE BREAKFAST. March 31, 10:00 AM. Woods Chapel Church Blue Springs, 3609 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, Missouri. Everyone is welcome to our Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast. We’ll hunt eggs, eat pancakes, play games together, and serve together. Bring your friends! (816) 795-8848
EASTER EGG HUNT. March 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Leawood Baptist Church, 8200 State Line Rd, Leawood, KS. Activities include Egg Hunt, Games, Hot Dog Lunch, Bounce House, and much more. Everyone is invited. (913) 649-0100
EASTER EGG HUNT. March 31, 10:00 AM. Oakwood Baptist Church, 7600 Lee’s Summit Road, Kansas City, MO. A Free morning with donuts, a bounce house and a hunt for a dozen candy filled eggs! (816) 347-4733. obckc.com
ROAD TO CALVARY, A JOURNEY OF GRACE AND RESURRECTION. Easter Cantata. Pisgah Baptist Church, March 31, 2018, 7:00 PM. April 1, 10:15 am. Pisgah Baptist Church, 112 Pisgah Drive, Excelsior Springs, MO. Free admission. (816) 630-5121. www.pisgahbc.org
EASTER WORSHIP, EASTER EGG HUNT AND CHRIS CAKES PANCAKE BRUNCH. April 1, 9:30 AM. St Mark’s UMC, 6422 SANTA FE DR, Overland Park, KS. All are welcome. (913) 722-2310. stmarksumc.info
EASTER AT WORLD REVIVAL CHURCH. April 1, 2018, 10:00 AM. World Revival Church, 9900 View High Drive, Kansas City. MO. Our Easter service will feature special music by the WRC Choir & the Lee’s Summit Academy Choir. An encouraging message by Senior Pastor Steve Gray to help your life. Child care provided. (816) 763-0708
EASTER CELEBRATION. April 1, 9:00 AM. Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 19800 E Truman Rd, Independence, MO. Easter is a time to celebrate! We will begin our celebration at 9 am with a breakfast before the 9:30 am service. An Easter Egg hunt will be held at 10:30 am as well as a breakfast before the 11:00 am service. Children’s Church will be offered during both services. Please bring the whole family for this Celebration of Jesus’ Resurrection! (816) 796-2750. trinity-nazarene.com
EASTER SERVICES AT WOODS CHAPEL. April 1. Sanctuary: 8, 9:05, 10:10, & 11:15 a.m. Worship Center: 9:05 a.m. or 10:10 a.m. Also online. Woods Chapel Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ! Tree House Kids Sunday School for age 2 through 4th grades available. Nursery available for newborns through age 2. (816) 795-8848. woodschapelchurch.org/Easter
EASTER RESURRECTION CELEBRATION. April 1, 10:00 AM. Fort Osage Church of the Nazarene, 19333 E. 24 Highway, Independence, MO. Celebrating the Risen Lord on this Easter Sunday morning! All are invited and welcome to join us for Easter Service! (816) 796-5879. www.fortosagechurch.org
THE ROAD’S EASTER CELEBRATIONS. EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE. Apr. 1, 7:00 – 7:30 a.m., 4108 S. Buckner Tarsney Rd., Grain Valley, MO. EASTER POTLUCK BREAKFAST. Apr. 1, 9:00 – 10:15 a.m., The Cotillion, 1717 NW Burdett Crossing, Blue Springs, MO. EASTER SERVICE. Apr. 1, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m., The Cotillion, 1717 NW Burdett Crossing, Blue Springs, MO. (816) 289-0856.
CLASSES, SEMINARS, CONFERENCES
HER CHOICE TO HEAL CLASS AND RECONCILIATION WEEKEND. Are you struggling emotionally and spiritually after having an abortion? If Not For Grace Ministries is here to help. We offer a grace-filled journey for healing and restoration which includes Her Choice to Heal Class starting in April and Reconciliation Weekend in June. For more information contact Jama at firstname.lastname@example.org
SKILLBUILDERS. Through May 22. Tuesdays. 9:30 meet and greet. 9:45 program. The Palmer Center, 218 A North Pleasant , Independence Mo. Education and support for widows, widowers and caregivers. Co-ordinated by Heartland Widowed Persons Service. No charge. 816-333-9200.
SKILLBUILDERS. Through May 24. Thursday. 9:30 meet and greet. 10:00 program. Tomahawk Ridge Com. Center, 11902 Lowell Blvd., OPKS. . Education and support for widows, widowers and caregivers. Co-ordinated by Heartland Widowed Persons Service. No charge. 913-850-7500.
SKILLBUILDERS. Through May 25. Friday. 10:00 meet and greet. 10:15 program. Platte County Resource Center, 11724 NW Plaza Circle, KCMO Education and support for widows, widowers and caregivers. Co-ordinated by Heartland Widowed Persons Service. No charge. 816-333-9200
BELIEVE. March 23, 7:30 pm & March 24, 9:30 am. Kansas City Convention Center, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105. Speakers: Jeff Walling, Merci Neff, Kalied Dance Crew. 417-781-2273.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP. March 24, 9:45 am-12:00 pm. Stranger Rest Baptist Church, 2052 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS. There is no charge to attend!! Six week support group 9:45 am-10:00 am – Coffee, Meet and Great. 10:00 am-12:00 pm – Support Group. 913-371-7237.
AGLOW INTERNATIONAL. Mar. 25, 9:30 AM. New Vision Christian Center Building, 12400 Grandview Rd., Grandview, Missouri, 64030. (816) 804-5166
PROPHECY SEMINAR. March 30, 31, 7:00 PM. KCC SDA Church, 14651 Peterson Rd., Kansas City, MO. God’s prophetic word provides hope, and encouragement for a troubled world. (563) 271-0476. revelationtoday.com
RELAX? ARE YOU KIDDING??! March 31, 1:00 PM. GateWay of Hope, 801 N Mur-Len Ste 111, Olathe, KS. This 4 week class for women will explore the fascinating connection between our emotions and our physical well-being. Registration is $40. 913-393-4283. DebraC@gwhope.org
“TAKING THE STRESS OUT OF PARENTING.” (PUTTING GOD IN.) April 2, 6:00 pm. The Salvation Army, 1320 SE 6th Ave, Topeka, KS. Speaker: Charles White. Four sessions. Child Care Provided. partner@Bibleparent.com
MADE TO CRAVE… SATISFYING YOUR DEEPEST DESIRE WITH GOD NOT FOOD. April 4, 11:30 AM. GateWay of Hope, 801 N Mur-Len Ste. 111, Olathe, KS. The goal of this book study is to encourage and equip women with both physical and spiritual truth in order in implement healthy lifestyle choices. Runs for 6 weeks. $40 registration fee + $30 for each month you attend. (913) 393-4283.
ARISE 2018 WOMEN’S CONFERENCE. April 5-8, 2018, 7:00 PM. Come – be healed and restored. World Revival Church, 9900 View High Drive, Kansas City, MO. (816) 763-0708. worldrevivalchurch.com
29TH ANNUAL HOMESCHOOL CONFERENCE AND CURRICULUM FAIR. April 6-7, 9:00 am. KCI Expo Center, 11730 N. Ambassador Dr., Kansas City, MO 64153. Sponsored by Midwest Parent Educators. 913-599-0311.
MWJ2 PRAYER WARRIOR BREAKTHROUGH ONE-DAY RETREAT. April 7, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The “New” Fulton Church of God in Christ, 333 Northwest Street. Fulton, MO. Spon. by The Missouri Western 2nd Jurisdiction Prayer Warrior Ministry. Free, no reg. email@example.com
FULFILLED MINISTRIES “JOURNEY” WOMEN’S CONFERENCE. April 13, 7:00pm-10:00pm and April 14th 9:00am-5:00pm. Liberty Christian Fellowship, 1815 W. Liberty Drive, Liberty, Missouri. Conference to help women define where they are in their spiritual journey and equip them to see the promises of God fulfilled in every step. Early Bird Registration $20. Late Registration$30. (816) 547-0332
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. April 26, 1:00 to 4:00. Crown Pointe Church, 5950 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064. God has called If Not For Grace Ministries to bring His message of hope and healing to the abortion wounded. Come learn how you can impact God’s Kingdom using your time and talents. firstname.lastname@example.org
PRISCILLA SHIRER SIMULCAST. April 28, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Heart of Life, Lee’s Summit Campus, 800 SW 150 Hwy., Lee’s Summit, MO. Reg. $25 incl. continental breakfast and lunch. After Apr. 15, $30. email@example.com.
CYIA TRAINING. May 8, KC, MO AND May 18-19, CEF, Warrenton, MO. Prepares Jr. CYIA’ers to assist the CYIA summer missionaries in local 5-Day Clubs June 25-August 3, and commits to serving in 6 clubs. 7th-8th grade next school year (age 12–13). Application Deadline: April 15. (816) 358-1138. firstname.lastname@example.org
CYIA TRAINING. June 2, Kansas City and June 10-22 at CEF, Warrenton, MO. CYIA’ers to teach in local 5-Day Clubs between June 25-August 3, and commits to serving in 6 clubs sometime during this time period. Application Deadline: April 27. 9th–12th grade next year (age 14 and up.) (816) 358-1138. email@example.comOUTH KANSAS CITY AGLOW MONTHLY MEETING. March 28, 2018, 9:30 AM. New Vision Christian Center, 12400 Grandview Rd., Grandview, Missouri. (816) 966-1033. firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASSICAL CONVERSATIONS 3-DAY PARENT PRACTICUM. July 24-26, 2018, 9:00 AM. Westside Church of the Nazarene, 1700 W Santa Fe St, Olathe, KS. Are you looking for a “key”-something that will make all your efforts work together for success? Unlocking Language: The Art of Grammar offers keys to more than learning languages! www.parentpracticum.com
SPECIAL CHURCH EVENTS
40 DAYS FOR LIFE – The spring campaign for 40 Days for Life is currently underway from now till March 25. Overland Park, KS. www.kccoalitionforlife.com
LIFE RUNNERS IN MO/KS. FINISH LINE EVENTS. March 24. Lawrence to Eudora. Mar 25. 11:00 AM – Run/walk finishing legs. 12:30 PM – Celebration rally at Roe Park, Roe Ave, Overland Park, KS. 12:45 PM – March final leg (only quarter mile) into finish with all four arms. 1:00 PM – Free lunch in Roe Park, RSVP at email@example.com. 2:30 PM – Prayer rally at Planned Parenthood, 4401 W 109th St # 200, Leawood, KS. www.liferunners.org/media/
GABRIEL PROJECT’S DAY OF FORMATION. March 24, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 13615 W 92 St. in Lenexa. Light breakfast and lunch is provided. New and experienced volunteers attend. Ministry provides practical, one-on-one help to mothers in an unplanned or crisis pregnancy firstname.lastname@example.org.
EAGLE EGG 5K. March 24, 8 a.m. 1450 SW Jefferson, Lee’s Summit, MO. Spon. Summit Christian Academy. EagleEggs5K.com
SPRING 40 DAYS FOR LIFE CLOSING RALLY. March 25, 3:00pm. Public sidewalk, Center for Women’s Health abortion facility, 4840 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS. Featuring Archbishop Joseph Naumann. www.kccoalitionforlife.com
SHOW ME YOUR GLORY LORD. March 27. Noon. The Capitol, Jefferson City, MO. A day of prayer and support for legislators. Bott Radio. 573-647-6285.
SECOND WIND FOUNDATION 5K. March 31, 8:00 AM. Third Space Coffee House, 226 Oak Street, Bonner Springs, KS. All proceeds will benefit the Second Wind Foundation which provides food, medical and spiritual care, community improvement, and creates jobs requiring Honduran families to give back to their communities in exchange for being in the foundation. (913) 735-0145.
LIFELINE CHILDREN’S SERVICES SHARE THE STORY. April 5, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Fellowship Baptist Church 6800 SW 10th Avenue Topeka, KS 6661. Hear what God has done in the lives of children and families with lifeline and is open to anyone! Tickets can be purchased at lifelinechild.org/events. 785.783.4577
HILLCREST SPRING FLING CLEAN-UP. Apr. 7, 8:00 AM Hillcrest Transitional Housing, 738 N 31st Street, Kansas City, KS. Any group or individual is welcome to join hands with us to tackle these indoor and outdoor beautification projects, which will improve the quality of life for our formerly homeless residents! Lunch and all supplies are provided, so sign up now at hillcrestkc.org/clean! (913) 400-2573. hillcrestkc.org/clean
TERRI SULLIVANT BOOK LAUNCH PARTY. April 8, 2018, 2:30 AM. Hillcrest Covenant Church, 8801 Nall Avenue, Prairie Village, Kansas. The Official Launch Party of The Divine Invitation: Entering the Dance of Becoming Fully Alive. Come celebrate with great food, fun, readings from the book and give aways. radius.group.org
POWER OF THE PURSE. APRIL 14, 10:00 AM. First United Methodist Church, 301 SW Woods Chapel Rd., Blue Springs, MO. Benefit PURSE AUCTION with a silent, and “new” handbag live auction, raffle and huge buy-it-now selection of handbags (from $5-$20+) and lunch. The benefit is part of the “Women Build Initiative.” (816) 461-6551. www.trumanhabitat.org
LUTHERAN WOMEN’S MISSIONARY LEAGUE MO DISTRICT KANSAS CITY SOUTH ZONE – 2018 SPRING RALLY. April 14, 9:00 AM. Calvary Lutheran Church, 7500 Oak St., KC, MO. Theme “Gifted to Glorify” will feature program on Care Ministries and ingathering for local food pantries. Cost $5 lunch provided. (816) 444-6908
YOM HASHOAH COMMUNITY MEMORIAL SERVICE. April 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m., White Theatre, Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W 115th St, Overland Park, KS 66211. No reservations needed for this community gathering to honor local Holocaust survivors and remember the six million Jewish victims murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. (913) 327-8054
A TASTE FOR LIFE GALA. April 20. 6:30 gen. adm. Midland Theatre, 1228 Main Street, Kansas City, MO. Spring fundraiser for the Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Centers. Night of live entertainment, delicious fare highlighting local Kansas City restaurants in a tasting station format, and an extraordinary silent auction. 816-875-2129.
OUTPACE POVERTY WALK/FUN RUN FAMILY FESTIVAL. Apr. 21. 8 a.m. reg.; 9 a.m. starts. Loose Park, KCMO. Spon. by Catholic charities. email@example.com
COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE. April 21, 10:00 AM- 2 p.m. Woods Chapel Church Blue Springs, 3609 SW State Route 7, Blue Springs, MO. Register: savealifenow.org. Enter code “WCUMBS” (816) 427-7062
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. April 26, 2018, 1:00 PM Crown Pointe Church 5950 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, 64064. God has called If Not For Grace Ministries to bring His message of hope and healing to the abortion wounded. Come and learn how you can impact God’s Kingdom. (816) 847-2911. firstname.lastname@example.org
REBUILDING TOGETHER STRIKE & SPARE BOWLING TOURNAMENT BENEFIT. April 27, 5:30pm & 7:00pm. Locations Include: Excelsior Springs – Tiger Bowl. Liberty – Retro Bowl. All proceeds support Rebuilding Together Kansas City in eliminating unsafe, inaccessible, or deplorable living conditions through safety modifications and home repairs. Cost: $120 per team. (816) 781-8985. www.strikeandsparekc.com
WILDERNESS CAMP OPEN HOUSE & FUNDRAISER. April 28, 1:00 PM. Wilderness Camping & Retreat Center, 34030 West 204th Street, Lawson, MO. Join us for a Wilderness celebration! Tour the camp, play outdoor games, create some camp crafts, grab a hot dog at the cookout, and participate in our live and silent auctions. (816) 826-8373. wildernesscampingandretreat.org
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER. May 3.
MRL-WR ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY CARNATION DRIVE. Order no later than May 4, Noon. Pick up May 11. Pic up various locations and MRL Office, 9504 E 63rd Street, Raytown, MO. Celebration of Mother’s day. Churches and organizations buy carnations from MRL and present to the woman in the Churches or organizations. Fundraiser for education materials. (816) 353-4113. mrl-wr@org. MISSOURI
MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT & VENDOR SALE. May 12, 10:00 AM. KC 1st Church of the Nazarene, 11811 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO. Craft & small business sales. (816) 810-4847. email@example.com
RIGHT TO LIFE-WR 15TH ANNUAL SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT. May 18, 2018, 1:00 PM. Eagles Landing Golf Course, 4200 Bong, Belton, MO, 64012. Driving Range (Opens at 11:00). Mulligans. 18 holes. Box Lunch. Dinner BB. (816) 763-7247. mrl-wr@org
2RD ANNUAL CHIP IN 4 CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT. June 18th, 8:00 AM. Creekmoor Golf Club, 1112 East 163rd St., Raymore, Mo. 8:00 AM-Light breakfast and flight reg. 9:00 AM-Shot-gun start $400 per team or $100 per includes Lunch. Flight Prizes and Door Prizes. Proceeds will support the mental and emotional wellness of Cass County. (573) 234-2015. firstname.lastname@example.org
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE CONVENTION, KANSAS. June 28, 29, 30. Overland Park, KS. nrlconvention.com www.nrlc.org 202-626-8800 .913-642-LIFE
LIGHT UP THE HILLS RALLY. July 5-8. Buffalo Chip, 20622 Ft Meade Way, Sturgis, SD. Christian riders are called to a sacred assembly (Leviticus 23:24-25) to worship in song, pledge allegiance to our country as we honor our veterans and to pray for our land to be affirmed as One Nation under God. (469) 569-9946. lightupthehillsrally.org
VITAE GOLF CLASSIC. July 23, 2018. Shadow Glen Golf Club, Olathe, KS. 573-634-4316.
TUCK EVERLASTING. Through March 31. The Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108. 816-474-6552.
DREAMS OF THE KINGS: A JADE SUIT FOR ETERNITY-TREASURES OF THE HAN DYNASTY FROM XUZHOU. Through April 1. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, MO 64111.
DEEPER STILL – THE STORY OF RUTH. March 23-24, 7:00 PM. Greenleaf presents Musical based on the book of Ruth. Goppert Theatre at Avila University, 11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Province: MO. The story highlights Ruth’s journey of faith as she follows God as stranger in a strange land. (913) 397-7071
THE FOREST INSIDE. Mar. 24, 7 p.m. March 25 2 p.m. MTH Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO. Ballet follows the journey of a free mind as it encounters negative thoughts for the first time. Spon. by Dramatic Truth Ballet Theatre. www.dramatictruth.org. 816.767.9222
THE MIRACLE WORKER. March 24, 7:30 pm; March 25, 2:00 pm. White Theatre, 5801 W. 115 St., Overland Park, KS 66211. 913-327-8054.
PETER AND THE WOLF. Mar. 24. Puppetry Arts Institute, 11025 E. Winner Road, Independence, MO. 816-833-9777. www.hazelle.org
8TH ANNUAL EXPRESSIONS ART EXHIBITION. April 6, 2018, 6:00 PM. Kansas City Young Audiences, 3732 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri. Showcasing artists with disabilities. Exhibition celebrates the artists’ abilities and unique talents. (816) 627-2220. http://thewholeperson.org
WIESENTHAL. April 11 – 14. White Theatre, Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, 5801 W 115 Street, Overland Park, KS. Wiesenthal is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, an ordinary man who did extraordinary things. Nicknamed the “Jewish James Bond,” he devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice (913) 327.8000
NORTHLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT. April 15, 3:00 pm. Staley High School, 2800 NE Shoal Creek Pkwy., Kansas City, MO 64156. Watch as they bring to life Brahms’ Tragic Overture, Opus 81 and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Suite, Opus 20a. 816-945-2436.
BIG SONIA. April 22, 2018, 2 p.m. The White Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 5801 W. 115th St., Leawood, KS 66211. Spon. Truman Library Institute. Q&A session follows. 816.400.1212.
KC JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL. Apr. 28 – May 12. Jewish Community Center, 5801 W 115 Street, Overland Park, KS 66211. (913) 327.8000. www.thejkc.org
THE LION KING (WEST). May 10 – 13. Bell Cultural Events Center Mid-America Nazarene University, 2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66062. Sponsored by CYTKC. 913-681-3318.
SEUSSICAL (EAST) May 17 – 20. Bell Cultural Events Center Mid-America Nazarene University, 2030 E. College Way, Olathe, KS 66062. Sponsored by CYTKC. 913-681-3318
“FUNVILLE: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE?” Through May 6. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO. Will your child grow up to be a firefighter, a schoolteacher, a race car driver or even President of the United States? In FUNVILLE, children can experience grown-up occupations in a kid-friendly setting. (816) 274-8444
JOHN SINGER SARGENT GASSED. Through June 3. National World War I Museum and Memorial, 100 W 26th St., Kansas City, Mo. On loan from the Imperial War Museums in the U.K. Also features historical and contemporary objects showing detection and protection from chemical warfare from World War I through the modern era. 816.888.8100
PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE. March 24 – Oct. 31. Great way for area residents to experience nature, science, and history in their own backyard. The event is meant to encourage the public to visit 20 area nature centers, museums, and historic sites. 913-764-7759
ROYALS DAY AT THE ZOO. March 24. 6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, MO 64132. Bring your camera and have your picture taken with Sluggerrr from 10 am – noon and 12:30 pm – 2 pm near Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Wear Royals gear and save $3 off regular admission! (816) 595-1234. www.kansascityzoo.org
THEY WERE ALL STARS: NEGRO LEAGUES STARS BECOME MAJOR LEAGUE ALL-STARS. March 26-April 11. MCPL Platte City, 2702 NW Prairie View Rd. Platte City, MO. 20 players who began their baseball careers in the Negro Leagues before joining Major League Baseball after integration, and were voted or selected to play in an All Star Game during their careers. Loan from Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. 816.858.2322
HARRY’S HOP ‘n HUNT. March 31, 10 a.m. to noon. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, 500 W. U.S. Hwy. 24, Independence, MO 64050. Free Family Fun. Egg roll, egg hunt, and more! 816.400.1212
PLUS PLANS BROCHURE & BINGO. April 3, 1 p.m. Roeland Park Community Center the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, KS. JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs. Free. (913) 826-3030
NATIONAL DANCE WEEK KANSAS CITY. April 7, 11:00 AM – 3 p.m. Ironwoods Park 14701 Mission Road, Leawood, Kansas. From studios to universities to professional companies to independent choreographers. Over 40 groups. Grab a blanket or chair and some snacks and enjoy this special celebration! www.vidadancecompany.com/NDWKC.html
GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES. Apr. 19, 1 – 2 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 5801 W 115th St, Overland Park, KS Johnson County Master Gardner Merle Sharpe. Spon. by Heritage Center. Free, but res. are req. (913) 327-8044
THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN. April 21, 9:00 AM. God’s Mountain, 14771 Old Highway 59, Rushville, MO. Biker ministry event preparing us for the upcoming riding season. “Gearing Up for the ride.” (317) 501-1225. email@example.com
HOW-TO FAIR. April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM. MCPL Blue Ridge Branch (Public Library), 9253 Blue Ridge Branch, Kansas City, MO. This free family friendly event will show challenging projects such how to juggle, repair small engines, plant vegetables, do the Wobble, make jewelry, understand technology, and so much more! (816) 761-3382
BUILDING BETTER MOMS. The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood, KS. For local mothers of children in early childhood, elementary school, middle school, high school, and for single moms, with both day and evening meeting times available at the Leawood campus. www.cor.org 913-897-0120.
WEEKLY – CHRISTIAN BUSINESS MEN’S COMMITTEE. Meets weekly in various parts of the city. Call Jim Mathis, 913-269-6709, for time and location.
WEEKLY – FAITH BASED 12-STEP PROGRAM OF RECOVERY FROM COMPULSIVE OVEREATNG. Call Overeater’s Anonymous 913-383-5933 or visit www.kansascityoa.org for more information and to access the schedule of various meetings in the metro area.
MONTHLY – MISSOURI RIGHT TO LIFE CHAPTERS 816-353-4113.
3RD SUNDAY – CANCER SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30-8:00 pm. Beacon Free Baptist Church, 10825 E. 79th Street, Raytown, MO 64138. Connect with others who share your journey, you are not alone. 816-353-7447.
MONDAY – MOMS AND TOTS COMMUNITY. 10:00-11:00 am. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7851 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS. A different activity each week – story time, play time, Mom’s bible studies and fellowship, or special outing. A great way to connect with other moms and young children. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
MONDAY – HEALING ROOMS MINISTRIES. 3:00-6:00 pm. Healing Rooms of Olathe, 1548 E Spruce, Olathe, KS 66061. M-T-W by appointment. www.healingroomsofolathe.com 913-563-2413.
MONDAY – HEALING ROOMS MINISTRIES. 4:00-6:00 pm. Hope City, 5101E. 24th St., Kansas City, MO.
2ND MONDAY – PRAYER FOR AMERICA. 10:30 AM. Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N. 291 Hwy., Liberty, MO (I-35 & 291 Hwy.).
2ND & 4TH MONDAY – MOPS. 9:30 a.m. MOPS. First Baptist Raytown, 10500 E 350 Highway, Raytown, MO. Support groups for mothers of preschool-aged children. Offers creative activities, social events & learning opportunities. 816-353-1994.
3RD MONDAY. KC CONSERVATIVES. 6:30 PM. Grandview Buffet, 12407 Blue Ridge Ext., Grandview, MO 64030. Outstanding conservative speakers share insight into the vital issues impacting our community, state & nation. 816-761-9828.
TUESDAY – ROCK LIFE RECOVERY. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64082. 6:30 pm-7:30 pm: 12 Step Meeting. 7:30 pm-8:00 pm: Small Groups. www.cotroc.org 816-246-7625.
TUESDAY – 13 WEEK PROGRAM. DIVORCECARE AND DIVORCECARE4KIDS. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW RD Mize Road, Room 102, Blue Springs, MO. Participants become part of a small support group of people who are also experiencing separation and divorce. A program for children whose parents are separated or divorced, children between the ages of 5 and 12. 816-228-5300.
TUESDAY – IF NOT FOR GRACE PRAYER. 9:30 am. Crown Pointe Church, 5950 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. email@example.com
TUESDAY – FEAR NOT SUPPORT GROUP. 7:00 pm-8:30 pm. 913 NW Colbern Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO. Christ-Centered support group for anxiety and depression. Material based on the Christian 12 Steps; Serenity Prayer also Anxiety Centre “The Anxiety/Phobia Workbook” by Edmund Bourne.
TUESDAY – CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 7:00 pm. Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 7851 W. 119th St., Overland Park, KS. This 12-step Christ centered program. Drop in any Tuesday! Contact Craig Hauser, 913-449-7265 for more info.
TUESDAY – HEARTLAND HEALING ROOMS. 7:00-8:30 pm. Christ Triumphant Church, 401 NE Chipman Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO. www.heartlandhealingrooms.org.
TUESDAY – ISRAELI FOLK DANCE. 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. The Jewish Community Center, Studio 3, 5801 W. 115th St., Leawood, KS. $3 Adults and teens welcome. 7:00 pm-8:00 pm: Beginning/Intermediate Dance, 8:00 pm-9:00 pm: Intermediate/Advanced Dance. 913-749-8127.
1ST TUESDAY – CHRISTIAN NIGHT. 6 – 8 pm. Skate World, I-35 & Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission, KS. 913-262-0711.
1ST TUESDAY – CREATION SCIENCE ASSOCIATION FOR MID-AMERICA, 7 p.m., Westbrooke Church, 9777 Antioch, Overland Park, KS. Presentation followed by Q&A; Answers to your questions regarding Science and the Bible; “Creation Safaris” (Res. Req’d); www.csama.org (includes link to FB page) 816-246-4517.
1ST & 3RD TUESDAY – FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS, 7:00 pm., Life Springs Church, Neos Youth Center, 206 N. Webster St., Suite 112, Spring Hill, KS. Contact Kim: firstname.lastname@example.org or 337-852-5052.
1ST & 3RD TUESDAY – GRIEFSHARE. 7-8:30pm. Timothy Lutheran Ministries, 425 NW RD Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO. 816-228-5300.
2ND TUESDAY – EQUIPPING BELIEVERS MIDWEST. 7:00 pm. Blue Spring, Hampton Inn, 900 NW S. Outer Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64015. Free Prayer for healing and freedom from addition, Free training to heal the sick, evangelize the lost, and set the oppressed free. 913-488-6749.
2ND & 4TH TUESDAY – “WINGS OF HOPE”. Blue Springs Christian Church, 7920 S. 7 Hwy, Blue Springs, MO. A Christian based ministry to provide support for families grieving loss through miscarriage or infant death, because every life matters. Email: email@example.com.
2ND & 4TH TUESDAY – MOPS. 9:00 am. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10100 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS. 913-649-0900.
3RD TUESDAY – LUNCH & LEARN. 12:00 pm. KC First Church of Nazarene, 11811 State Line Rd. Kansas City, MO 64114. Each session will focus on a different geographical area or skill set. Please bring your own sack lunch; desserts and beverages will be provided. 816-942-9022.
WEDNESDAY – HEALING ROOMS MINISTRIES. 1:30-3:00 pm. Hope City, 5101 E. 24th St., Kansas City, MO.
WEDNESDAY — GRANDPARENTS’ SUPPORT GROUP. St. Paul’s Church of the Nazarene, 8500 E 80th Terrace, Kansas City, MO, 6:30 to 8:00 pm. The main focus is to offer support through the study of Scripture, prayer, and training. How to share faith with grandchildren. firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-830-3784
WEDNESDAY WEEKLY – LIVING FREE, CHRIST-CENTERED 12 STEP PROGRAM. Front Modular, 6:30-8:00. Abundant Life Baptist Church, 414 SW Persels, LS, MO. 816-554-8181.
WEEKLY WEDNESDAY – CHRISTIAN BUSINESS CONNECTIONS NETWORK. 3:00 pm, Gusto! Coffee, 3390 SW Fascination Dr., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081. 816-767-1100.
WEDNESDAY – BREAK TIME CLUB. 9:30am-1:30pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW R.D. Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64014. Enriching environment for older adults with mental and/or physical limitation. 816-228-5300.
WEDNESDAY – AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP. 11:30am-12:30pm. First Presbyterian Church, 601 E. Oak St., Pleasant Hill, MO (please use North basement entrance off Myrtle Street). Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? 816-540-6179
WEDNESDAY – CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 6:30 pm. First Baptist Raytown, 100500 E. 350 Hwy., Raytown, MO. Please enter through the rock entrance. Meet in room B-116. For info call: 816-778-1156 or www.firstbaptistraytown.com
WEDNESDAY – CATCH THE FIRE SOAKING PRAYER CENTER. 7-9pm. 816-804-8283.
WEDNESDAY – DELIVERANCE – BREAKING CURSES WORKSHOP. 7:00 pm. First Love Ministries Church, 4747 Hadley St., Overland Park, KS. 913-403-9644. Call Tues. – Fri. after 1 p.m.
2ND WEDNESDAY – LEE’S SUMMIT WOMEN’S PRAYER CONNECTION. 9:00 -10:30 am. In a comfortable setting, we get to know each other better and take time to pray (silently or audibly) for our nation, families, Lee’s Summit Women’s Connection, and our national organization. Call Millie Mathews for meeting location: 816-537-9898.
2ND WEDNESDAY – COFFEE CONNECT. 6:30 pm. IHOPU, 12901 S. US Highway, Grandview, MO 64030. An informal gathering with believers from different spheres of influence. www.ihopekc.org/josephcompany. (816) 763-0243
4TH WEDNESDAY – SOUTH KANSAS CITY AGLOW. 9:30 a.m. Grandview Assembly of God Church, 12400 Grandview Rd., Grandview, MO. Contact Mary Boston 816-804-5166.
LAST WEDNESDAY – CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY LUNCHEON. 12:00 pm. Levy & Craig, 1301 Oak, Kansas City, MO. First time guest free. $10. 816-559-2173.
WEEKLY WEDNESDAY – FREEDOM CLASSES. 6:30-8:00pm. Pleasant Valley Baptist, 1600 N. 291 Hwy, Liberty, MO. Meet in the west wing. 816-781-5959.
WEDNESDAY – FREE INDEED ADDICTION RECOVERY. 6:00 pm. First Baptist Raytown, 10500 E. 350 Hwy., Raytown, MO. Please enter through the rock entrance. Meet in room B-222. For information call 816-778-1156 or www.firstbaptistraytown.com.
THURSDAYS – KANSAS CITY EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP. 10:00 am & 6:45 pm. Global Prayer Room and Red Bridge Center, 3535 E. Red Bridge Rd., Kansas City, MO 64137. Be encouraged by other evangelists in the city. kcfellowship.org 470-588-1277.
THURSDAY – HEALING ROOMS MINISTRIES. 2:00-8:30 pm. Healing Rooms of Olathe, 1548 E Spruce, Olathe, KS 66061. M-T-W by appointment. www.healingroomsofolathe.com 913-563-2413.
THURSDAY – CELEBRATE RECOVERY MEETING. 7:00-9:00pm. Life Church, 16111 S. Lone Elm Rd., Olathe, KS 66062. 913-829-7511.
1ST THURSDAY – HEART OF AMERICA CHRISTIAN WRITERS’ NETWORK (HACWN). Evangel Temple, 1414 E 103rd St., KCMO. $3 members, $5 nonmembers. 816-942-1414.
FIRST & THIRD THURSDAY – 13-WEEK PROGRAM. GRIEFSHARE. 7:00 pm-8:30 pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 RD Mize Rd., Fireplace Room, Blue Springs, MO. Participants may join the group at any session. 816-228-5300.
2ND THURSDAY – HOMESCHOOLING 101. 7:00 pm. Country Meadows Baptist Church, 4901 S. Lee’s Summit Rd., Kansas City, MO 64136. Families for Home Education offers this free class for families considering home education in Missouri. MO law and record-keeping requirements are presented, as well as curriculum ideas and area homeschooling activities. 877-696-6343.
2ND & 4TH THURSDAY – MOPS. 9:00-11:15 am. (Mothers of Preschoolers) Overland Park First Assembly of God, 7700 W 75th Street, OP, KS. A relaxed time of fellowship, encouragement, and support for mothers of children from infants to kindergarten. Childcare provided. Brunch served. RSVP appreciated. 913-432-3281 or email@example.com
2ND & 4TH THURSDAY – ARCHDIOCESAN CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP. 7:30 pm. Catholic Life Center, Cure of Ars Parish, 9360 Mission Rd, Leawood, KS. Fellowship follows. 913-649-2026.
3RD THURSDAY – GLUTEN FREE GROUP. 7pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, Fireplace Room, 425 NW R.D. Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO. 816-228-5300.
3RD THURSDAY – FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY HARVESTER’S. 4:00 pm. Fort Osage Church of the Nazarene, 19333 E. 24 Hwy, Independence, MO 64056. 816-796-5879.
FRIDAY – CELEBRATE RECOVERY MEETINGS. 7:00 pm. New Hope Church of the Nazarene, 4330 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64116. 12 steps program for all life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits. 816-452-8442.
FRIDAY – REFORMERS UNANIMOUS. 7PM. Fellowship Baptist Church, 901 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO. Faith based addictions program (any and all addictions). 816-252-3268.
2ND FRIDAY – FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP MEETING. 3:00-4:30 pm. Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., meeting room C., Lawrence, KS. Contact: Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org. 785-979-5393. (11:00 am-7:00 pm.)
2ND AND 4TH FRIDAY – MOPS. 9:30 am. Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 7230 Quivira Rd., Shawnee, KS 66216. Support group for Moms of preschool aged children. Offers creative activities, social events and learning opportunities. 913-268-6300.
4TH FRIDAY – TEEN CLUB FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES. 5:30 pm-8:30 pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW RD Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO. 816-228-5300.
LAST FRIDAY – TEEN CLUB FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES. 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Timothy Lutheran Church, 425 NW RD Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO. 816-228-5300.
2ND SATURDAY – THE CROWN. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. MOPS, 7411 Outer Road, Odessa, MO 64076. We believe that better moms make a better world. www.mops.org 816-230-7788.
2ND SATURDAY – SIMPLY SINGLES. 7:15 pm. Timothy Lutheran Ministries, Fellowship Hall, 425 NW RD Mize Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64014. Fellowship for singles ages 35 and older. 816-228-5300.
2ND SATURDAY – FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN MAGICIANS. 10:00 am. First Baptist Church of Shawnee, 11400 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203. Learn new and fun ways to reach people with the Good News of Jesus. 913-236-8808.
3RD SATURDAY – CAR CARE SATURDAY. 8:30 a.m. 9634 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS. Sponsored by Heartland Christian Fellowship. Provides free car care to senior citizens, single parents, and families in need. Vehicle donations accepted. Call for appointment. 913-206-4030.
3RD SATURDAY – FRIENDS OF ESTER. 11:00 am-1:00 pm. 26 N. Delaware, Butler, MO. A time of fellowship, worship, and teaching by Dr. Joyce Wallace. Comp. lunch. email@example.com
4TH SATURDAY-FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP MEETING. 10:30 am. Green Acres Market, 4175 Mulberry Dr., Kansas City, MO Northland, in Briarcliff. Contact Lola at firstname.lastname@example.org 816-401-5856.