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Michael's Missives for August 22, 2019

First Pres Community – Well done Youth!!!  Youth Sunday was awesome.  We all loved “Indian tacos”, the pictures, the music, and hearing them share about their faith and how they grew in their faith in Christ through Travelling Day…

Michael's Missives for May 29, 2019

First Pres Community – “The wind blows wherever it pleases” (John 3:8).  If Jesus was a tv weatherperson, it would be so refreshing, simple and honest.  ”Who knows” is so much easier to listen to than hours of hyped up forecasters…

Michael's Missives for June 5, 2019

First Pres Community – 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM What time is Worship THIS Sunday?  10am! PENTECOST SUNDAY is a day the First Pres community gathers as ONE church.  In Acts 2, we are told how God’s…

Michael's Missives for June 12, 2019

First Pres Community – Pentecost.  What a wonderful Pentecost celebration!!!  The Spirit was moving.  The sea of red made us look like Chiefs Nation.  I can’t wait to see the picture.  The dinner was so popular that people ate on…

Michael's Missives for May 14, 2019

First Pres Community – Walk like a duck.  On ice, on mud, in construction zones…small, conscious, cautions steps work best.  Don’t be in a hurry.  As church family, our concern is everyone’s safety. Enter with care.  The front…

Michael Missives for May 8, 2019

First Pres Community – Moats, mothers, music, and mobility. Moats. The church has a moat.  Construction has been curtailed at the moment, because there is a moat outside the front door on either side of the walway.  Apparently, it…

Michael's Missive for May 3, 2019

First Pres Community – 1 - Arlene O’Rourke, member, entered the Church Triumphant this morning.  A Memorial Service will be held at Longview Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday May 7 at 11am.  Please remember Arlene’s family in your prayers…

Michael's Missives for May 1, 2019

First Pres Community – Happy May Day!  Not to be confused with “Mayday!”.  The first is a celebration of Spring, the other is a distress call.  And no, I am not wishing you a happy distressed call…though you may feel like making…

Michael's Missives for April 24, 2019

First Pres Community – “Show Me”.  I have heard the words and felt the attitude since I moved here.  Maybe it is the unpredictable weather that makes Missourians believe it when they see it. Last Sunday lived up to its billing…both…

Keenagers - April 11, 2019

Keenagers Thursday,  April 11 is  our very own Jacob Lowery with the Lee's Summit West Choirs.  Program starts at 11:30 a.m. with Lunch to Follow   Join us!!

Keenagers - March 14, 2019

Keengaers is this Thursday, March 14  The program is 20 fingers on the Keys  with Lunch to follow.  Cost is $5
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Vesper Bells - Sunday, March 17, 2019

Vesper Bells will ring this Sunday March 17.  The song is "Just as I am"  with Anne Tate on Flute

Michael's Missive February 27, 2019

First Pres Community – Methodists.  Sunday.  Ash Wednesday.  Lent.  Corporation Meeting. Please pray for our Methodist friends and their denomination.  A Special Conference concluded yesterday that decided on a direction that impacts…

Michael's Missive March 6, 2019

First Pres Community – Weather permitting. Ash Wednesday. Daylight Savings. Corporation Meeting.  Sunday Worship. “Weather permitting” needs to precede everything we do these days.  I do hope and pray that everyone got the news…

Keenagers program for March is a Piano Duet.

Keenagers program for March is a Piano Duet. Count them, Twenty Fingers on One Piano. Thursday, March 14th at 12 noon at the church. $5 lunch. All are Welcome!