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Metro Voice will end print edition, expand online

BIG NEWS ahead! 2017 marked two important milestones for the Metro Voice. In April Anita and I were presented with an “Award of Excellence” at the annual convention of the Evangelical Press Association. ...

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Christmas Memories: Our nursing home adventure

This year brought many changes to our household. We have cared for my mom for about six years and, after her third fall and broken hip, we finally realized she needed more ...

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Give the Gift of Time: Priceless

Create family memories with your time. by Anita Widaman |   Whether your kids are married, home from college, or home from elementary school, Christmas is the perfect holiday to spend extra ...

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Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When late December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, ...

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes Earns Four-Star Charity Rating

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Just 1 Percent of Organizations Rated by Charity Navigator Have Received as Many Consecutive Four-Star Evaluations. Kansas City based Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA, www.fca.org) has earned its 11th consecutive four-star designation from Charity ...

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Free church security seminar Thursday, Dec. 7

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The Harrisonville, Missouri police department is offering free security training to churches in the area Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the police department, Department leaders said they decided to do this ...

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Deaf refugees find home in Olathe church

Three years ago, Debbie Buchholz, senior pastor of Deaf International Community Church in Olathe, met Guman, a deaf refugee in his 30s who had a limp and cerebral palsy. “When I first ...

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City Union Mission seeks help through Celebrate Hope campaign

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Already halfway to the end their four-month CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor and Homeless campaign, City Union Mission has $4,178,160 yet to raise to meet their $6 million goal. The ...

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Kansas City Serves

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As Season of Giving Arrives Ministries Ramp Up.   For 30 years, Metro Voice has worked with area ministries to share the tremendous need for volunteers and resources during the holiday season. ...

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No Longer a Jacob Turk Supporter

  Editor’s Note: Bev Ehlen, President of Concerned Women of America Missouri, has written a personal open letter to the voters of Missouri’s 8th Senatorial District. This comes on the heels of ...

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United in Christ is Aim of Kairos

Kairos International will gather believers from around the world Oct. 24 in show of unity.   By the time he was 12, Bruno Ierullo was so notorious in the Canadian crime scene, ...

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Grandparenting: 6 things to pass on!

Grandparenting.  It’s a great thing.  I’ve got two little grandkids of my own, and we are having a blast.  I remember the moment that the first little one came home.  It was ...

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Big XII golf champion Chase Hanna to highlight golf tournament

Chase Hanna hasn’t played in the annual golf tournament for Character That Counts and TGIW in years. However, he hasn’t exactly been neglecting his game. Hanna, who graduated from the University of ...

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After assassination comments, senator seeks redemption

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Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal seeks President Trump’s forgiveness and hopes to work with him By Dwight Widaman | Metrovoicenews.com On Thursday morning, August 17, Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-St. Louis County) awoke ...

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Time for Grandparent Power!

Sept. 23 conference highlights our times as defining moment for the influence found in a grandparent. By Dr. Ken Canfield | National Association for Grandparenting   How important is it for us ...

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Sharing Your Faith Made Easy

July 21st conference set to reinvigorate the Great Commission and give believers tools for sharing their faith. Many Christians struggle with the commandment to go out and evangelize the world, but they ...

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Art Exhibit to Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  

The public has an opportunity to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the remarkable treasure that God has given humanity—the gift of the Bible. Colonial Presbyterian Church’s Overland Park Campus is sponsoring a ...

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Saturday walk lets you make a difference for the unborn

Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers will hold their annual Walk for Life on Saturday, June 3 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at their Overland Park office located at 10901 Granada Lane. ...

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Local National Day of Prayer Events Announced

National Day of Prayer will take place Thursday, May 4. This year’s theme is “For Your Great Name’s Sake! Hear us …Forgive us …Heal us!”, which is taken from Daniel 9:19. “We ...

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Local Jewish writer on why she remembers the Holocaust

Last spring, in anticipation of the first annual March of Remembrance, I was given the honor of interviewing Sonia Warshawski, a Polish Holocaust survivor. Below is an abbreviated version of the interview ...

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Nigerian Christian Genocide Focus of Saturday Rally

While the media focuses attention on the Trump administration’s temporary pause in resettling refugees from Syria and five other countries, one country that is not on the list is virtually forgotten even ...

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Kansas City Day of Remembrance honors holocaust victims

What is the Kansas City Day of Remembrance? The purpose is to honor Holocaust survivors and their families. For the second year in a row, Kansas City will participate in this worldwide ...

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The Tabernacle Experience Returns to Kansas City

“Emotional” interaction brings many to tears seeing Moses’ Wilderness Tabernacle. By Dwight Widaman | Editor Building on the successful 2016 stop in the area, The Tabernacle Experience returns to Kansas City April ...

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Christians unite to promote purity in a difficult culture

Catholics and Protestants come together to host purity conference in Kansas City. The 11th Men of Valor, Women of Virtue Conference, Living a Pure Life in an Impure World, brings in national ...

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Secret Keeper Girl puts princess culture into perspective for tween girls

Is “princess culture” harming young girls? Research featured in The Washington Post in 2016 indicates it is. As the Post wrote, the princess culture “suggests that a girl’s most valuable asset is ...

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