All-Church Potluck Sun., Jan. 26, 4:30-6:30pm, Family Life  Center, RD Mize; eat 5pm, Valentine-making activity for homebound members; bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship; all are welcome!

Pairs & Spares Tues., Jan. 21 (weather permitting), noon, Fellowship Hall, RD Mize; bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship [Janet Masters]

Calling All Middle School & High School Youth to attend all-day ski trip, Feb. 22, Snow Creek in Weston, MO; details & registration available on church website; deadline to register, Feb. 16; adult volunteers/drivers needed (sign up on website). [Ryan Kuecker,]

Next Generation Cottage Meeting Sign-Ups available now at Information Centers and on church website. Sign up early to secure one of 25  slots per meeting. [Gary Williams,]

Food Donations Thanks for donating generously during the holidays; Jan. food donations to be delivered to Hillcrest Transitional Housing. Thanks for your continued support!

Volunteer Opportunity Individual/couple/small group to deliver donated groceries to Hillcrest in LS every third month at your convenience. Many thanks to Lyle Knauer & his grandson Jonathan for delivering for the past several years. [Carol Ready, 816.830.7477]                                                              

CancerCare meets Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm, Room 303, RD Mize; no cost; for those coping with cancer and for their care givers]

GriefShare meets weekly, Thursdays, 6:30-8pm, Room 302; join at any session []

DivorceCare resumes Monday, Feb. 10, 6-8pm, Room 102, RD Mize Campus.

Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Feb. 18-May 5, 6-8:30pm, RD Mize Campus. Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training; contact Care Ministry                      

Women of Hope Movie Night, 6:30pm, Fellowship Hall; laugh (and cry!) with comedienne Chonda Pierce while watching her in ‘This ain’t Prettyville’; popcorn provided; no registration required.                                      

Usher Volunteers needed for Sunday, RD Mize services [Doug Hinkle , 816.392.944,]

Join our Hillcrest Team! Hillcrest Ministries’ focus is to move families from homelessness to self-sufficiency within 90 days; Timothy partners with Hillcrest by sponsoring an apartment at their Lee’s Summit location. To learn more about this ministry, plan to attend our team meeting, 4:30pm, Sat., Feb. 1, Fellowship Hall. Pizza to be provided, so register your attendance with Dan Sbisa, Team Leader, by Jan. 30.

No More Teen Club! The group is changing its name to FRIENDSHIP CLUB, to represent their older, divers group of participants. The acronym stands for Fantastic, Radiant, Inspiring, Enthusiastic, Nice, Dependable, Special, Happy, Interesting, Positive, Creative, Lively, Unique, Blessed. The group will continue to meet on the fourth Friday in the Fellowship Hall: next meeting is Jan. 24, 5:30pm [].

Ladies Comes spend a morning with LWML, Feb.1,9am, Fellowship Hall, to hear the faith story of Jenn Wolfe, former resident of Hillcrest Transitional apartment. No reservation required. [Susan Ready, 229-7688.]

THANK YOU for a great start to 2020 First Fruits! As of Jan. 12th, offerings already total $9,338!! To God be the glory!