Events

Life is happening all of the time within our church community, and we hope you are able to safely join us this year! 

Every Sunday at Holmeswood:

  • BFG (Small groups) for ALL ages at 9:00 am; contact the church for details or visit holmeswood.org
  • Worship at 10:15 am (In-person at 9700 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO or Facebook.com/holmeswoodbaptist)
    • Kids join their parents in Worship; following the Children’s Message, Kids Worship activities are available in the Gathering Space

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1 – BFGs (small groups) at 9:00 am, Worship at 10:15 am

8 – Mother’s Day

15 – Graduation Sunday

22 – After Worship:

  • Family Ministry Picnic and Planting Party (outside, weather permitting)
  • Mission Trip Meeting, 11:30-1:30 (Youth Room)

29 – During Worship:

  • Blessing for Pastor David’s sabbatical
  • Family Dedication and Child Recognition time!

June

Heartland Camp – June 6-10, 2022

Details here: https://holmeswoodfam.org/heartland/


July

Youth/YA Mission Trip to NYC – July 16-23, 2022

Details & Registration here: https://holmeswoodfam.org/mission/


Past Events:

April 2022

10 – Palm Sunday!

Sunday, April 10: Palm Sunday and Reopening of Renovated Sanctuary! 

  • This will be a wonderful day of celebration and a new beginning…be sure to join!
  • NYC Mission Team will be selling Chris Cakes Pancake Mix before and after Worship April 10, 17, 24; in addition, an all-church Brunch provided by Chris Cakes (so you can sample the pancakes!) will be offered after Worship (Free).

Saturday, April 16: Easter Egg Hunt from 2:00-3:00 pm.

  • Ages 0-12 invited; youth are welcome

to help hide eggs (at 1:30 pm)

 

Sunday, April 17: Easter Sunday – Jesus is Risen!

Join us for a beautiful morning and two offerings for Worship:

  • 7:00 am Sunrise service at Mt. Moriah (on Holmes) – next to the mausoleum
  • 10:15 am Easter Worship at Holmeswood (in the sanctuary!) – this will be a joy-filled, flower-laden time to rejoice with our Hallelujahs!
  • BFGs at 9:00 am

16- Easter Egg Hunt from 1:00 to 2:00 pm; all are welcome (to all events!)

17 – Easter! Sunrise and Sanctuary Worship

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Every Sunday: BFGs (in-person small groups) at 9:00 am; Worship at 10:15 am (in Prayer Garden, Fellowship Hall, Living Room or Online)

1/9 

1/17 – All-Church MLK Day of Service (in person and online options; see Facebook page or What’s Happening Friday email for details) – Noon to 2:00 pm in person

1/21 – All-Church Game Night, 6-8pm

1/22 – Coffee Chat Q & A with Dianne McNary! on Zoom (see What’s Happening email for link)

1/23 – “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” series begins (3 weeks)

  • Dianne McNary, CBF Field Personnel in Slovakia and Czechia visits; update, and we become a CBF Encourager Church!

1/30 – “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” series continues


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2/6 – “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” series continues

2/13 – 

2/20 

2/27

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12/2 Family Ministry Team Meeting 1st Thursdays – 6:00 pm in person (room S201) or on Zoom (see email or Laurel for details)

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship – Communion
  • 5:00 pm Christmas Movie Night! – all-church event hosted by Family Ministry! RSVP to Laurel (by text or email) by Dec 1, so we have plenty of food. Pizza, movie, snacks and a sing-along; ALL AGES WELCOME!
12/11 (Saturday) – Luminary Walk at the Overland Park Arboretum~pick up your tickets from Laurel; price: pay what you can (retail price: $15 for ages 3+). We have limited tickets, so please pick yours up on Sundays or when the church office is open (Mon-Fri). Thanks!

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 

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  • 5:00 pm Afternoon Worship (more family-friendly; Fellowship Hall)
  • 11:15 pm Late Night Worship (Prayer Garden)

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  • NO Kids/Youth BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
  • 10:15 am Worship 

    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 

11/25 Thanksgiving

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 
  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 

11/25 Thanksgiving

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 

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October Mission Project: Collecting Housewares for Holmeswood’s Furniture Room
  • New or gently used and CLEAN housewares are welcomed. The Furniture Room is a Mission Space provided for Center families and area households who experience unplanned change and quickly need furniture and housewares. (Most recently, we have helped two families who were experiencing homelessness and saved up for an apartment! We have also helped victims of house fires, flooding, and families with new custody arrangements. Your donations help so much!) Drop off in the tall basket in the Galleria (main entrance).
  • Examples of donations we need: Toaster/toaster ovens; Microwave; Kitchen utensils, silverware, dishes; Sheet sets (twin, double, queen), pillows (gently used or new), towels (bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, kitchen towels); Small rugs; Chairs, desks (not too big–needs to fit in an apartment), dining sets, bed frames, gently used/new mattresses (all sizes), cribs, crib linens/mattress; lamps (table and floor).
  • Things we cannot accept: child car seats and carriers (safety requirements change too often); any houseware or furniture that is stained, broken, ripped or missing parts.

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  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship in Sanctuary
  • 1:45 pm – Meet at Faulkner’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch (10600 Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO)
10/7 Family Ministry Team Meeting 1st Thursdays – 6:00 pm in person (room S201) or on Zoom (see email or Laurel for details)

10/31

  • 9:00 am BFGs (Bible Fellowship Groups – small groups)
    • Preschool in Grey Kids Hallway; Jeanine Williamson and Shirley Hall, leading
    • Elementary in Grey Kids Hallway; Lora Lau & Rotating Leader
    • Youth in Youth Room (Act. Bldg); John Ussery & Rotating Leader
  • 10:15 am Worship 
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm Trunk or Treat, church parking lot (costumes optional, bringing friends-encouraged!)
    • Note: This event is for Kids AND Youth/Teens – be sure and wear a costume to join in the Fall festivities! Parents, please accompany your child. Thank you!

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September Mission Project: Collecting Socks & Underwear for Center
  • New, all sizes needed for males and females. Drop off in the tall basket in the Galleria (main entrance).
9/2 Family Ministry Team Meeting 1st Thursdays – 6:00 pm in person (room S201) or on Zoom (see email or Laurel for details)

9/5  Kids & Youth BFGs in person!

  • 9:00 am Worship in Sanctuary – Communion Sunday
  • 10:15 am Kids BFG in Grey Kids Hallway; Jan McMein and Jeanine Williamson, leading
  • 10:15 am Youth BFG in Youth Room (Activities Bldg); John Ussery and Laurel Cluthe, leading

9/12

  • 9:00 am Worship in Sanctuary – Communion Sunday
  • 10:15 am Kids BFG in Grey Kids Hallway; Jan McMein and Jeanine Williamson, leading
  • 10:15 am Youth BFG in Youth Room (Activities Bldg); John Ussery and Laurel Cluthe, leading

Tickets now available for Oct 3 Faulkner’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch! First come, first served. $5 each.–See Laurel for tickets.

9/18 Monthly Family Event: Sabbath in theSabbath in the Suburbs — Gainesville First UMC Suburbs

  • 10:00 am–11:30 am Families are invited to discover ways to share Sabbath and faith AT HOME. These practical tips and activities are meaningful, do-able and can be worked into your busy family routine. Join in with your family to see how we can discover God in all sorts of ways! There will be a few take-home tools to use for years to come. Please RSVP to Laurel Cluthe by September 15. Guests are welcome.

9/19

  • 9:00 am Worship in Sanctuary – Communion Sunday
  • 10:15 am Kids BFG in Grey Kids Hallway; Jan McMein and Jeanine Williamson, leading
  • 10:15 am Youth BFG in Youth Room (Activities Bldg); John Ussery and Laurel Cluthe, leading

9/26

  • 9:00 am Worship in Sanctuary – Communion Sunday
  • 10:15 am Kids BFG in Grey Kids Hallway; Jan McMein and Jeanine Williamson, leading
  • 10:15 am Youth BFG in Youth Room (Activities Bldg); John Ussery and Laurel Cluthe, leading

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August Mission Project: Collecting School Supplies for Center (see WH email for list). Drop off in the grey bin in the Galleria.

1st: 9:00 am Worship; BFGs following

8th: 9:00 am Worship; BFGs following

15th: 9:00 am Worship + Blessing of the Backpacks; BFGs following

22nd: 9:00 am Worship;

  • Water Games during BFG

  • Youth Welcome Lunch following BFGs

29th: 9:00 am Worship

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4th: 9:00 am Worship; BFGs following

11th: 9:00 am Worship; BFGs following

18th: 9:00 am Worship; BFGs following

22–25–Youth/College Mission locally throughout Kansas City!!

25th: 9:00 am Worship; Heartland Camp Commissioning in Worship; BFGs following

  • Heartland Camp Volunteer Orientation – 5:00 pm, Parlor

26–30—Heartland Day Camp (VBS) at Holmeswood! More info Here: holmeswoodfam.org/heartland

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6th–9:00 am Worship and Communion; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for KC Mission, 11:30 am-12:30 pm 

13th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

20th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

27th: SCHEDULE CHANGE: 9:00 am BFGs; Worship 10:15 am; Welcome Back Picnic 11:30 am   

  • Post Sunday Nap — 2:30-4:30 pm Families at Wonderscope Children’s Museum! $10 per family; RSVP by June 20 to Laurel
    • Families with kids 11 and under, join us for a special post-picnic outing to the recently opened Wonder Scope in the Red Bridge Shopping Center (433 E Red Bridge Rd). This amazing children’s museum is all about sparking creativity and wonder, just like we do when we learn about God at church! All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. We will meet at the museum, 2:30-4:30 pm (or whenever your Sunday nap wears off). Please RSVP ($10/family) to Laurel Cluthe by Sunday, June 20 by text or email. Join in the wonder of play! More info: https://holmeswoodfam.org/

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January 2019 Newsletter — Greendown Playgroup

2021 Happy New Year!

  • January 18, 2021: MLK Day of Service: check this blog beginning Friday, Jan 15 for a list of ways to serve your community safely and full of loving justice. = )
  • Wednesday Zoom book group begins January 20 – 6:00 pm – for 4 weeks, reading Richard Rohr’s “What Do We Do With the Bible?” Join us! More info in Friday “What’s Happening at Holmeswood” emails or by calling the church at (816) 942 – 1729
 

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  • Wednesday, Feb 17: Ash Wednesday Worship – 7:00 am and 12:15 pm on Facebook Live (Facebook.com/holmeswoodbaptist)
    • Quarterly All-Church Business Meeting, 6:30 pm on Zoom (details in Friday “What’s Happening” emails)
  • Sunday, Feb 21: 1st Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, Feb 28: 2nd Sunday of Lent and BWIM (Baptist Women In Ministry) Month of Preaching, with special guest

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  • Sunday, March 7: 3rd Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, March 14: 4th Sunday of Lent 
  • Sunday, March 21: 5th Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, March 28: Palm Sunday

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  • Sunday, April 4: Easter Sunday! 70+ Best Religious Easter Greetings | Easter Wishes

Our churchwide plan for preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), as of 3/11/20 :


Past Events:

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NOTE: As we support our 6 church members and the other 45 families affected by the recent Willow Creek Apartment fire, please consider giving financially to meet some of the basic needs not covered by renters insurance on our Giving Site. We will be collecting donations until March 31, 2020.

March

1st–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for San Diego Mission, 11:30am-1:30pm 

8th–Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

15th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

22nd: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

29th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth host Meet & Greet! (youth and their families bring a tray of cookies, muffins or fruit to share with the congregation today) — PENDING!

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5th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for San Diego Mission, 11:30am-1:30pm 

12th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

19th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

26th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following


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3rd–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 11:30-1:30 pm 

10th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Children at the Lord’s Table—a class on Communion, during BFGs
  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

17th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

24th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following



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5th: Epiphany Sunday! Receive a “star word” in 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

12th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

19th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

20th: MLK Annual Day of Service (times and details TBA)

26th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

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6–Slovakia Mission Team Meeting, 11:30am-1pm

13—All-ages Game Night: KC Jeopardy, Mingo & Balloon Volleyball, 5:00-7:00pm with $2 pizza dinner

8–Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 6-8pm (pizza provided)

20—Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt, 1:00-2:30pm (0-12 years)

21—Happy Easter!

  • Sunrise Worship at Mt. Moriah (10507 Holmes Rd) at 7:00am
  • Worship at Holmeswood (9700 Holmes Rd) at 9:00am; BFGs at 10:15am

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Stuff is happening all of the time, and we hope you come and safely hang out this year! 

EVERY SUNDAY AT HOLMESWOOD:

  • Worship at 9:00 am (Facebook.com/holmeswoodbaptist)
  • BFG (Small groups) for ALL ages at 10:15 am; contact the church for details or visit holmeswood.org

January 2019 Newsletter — Greendown Playgroup

Happy New Year!

  • January 18, 2021: MLK Day of Service: check this blog beginning Friday, Jan 15 for a list of ways to serve your community safely and full of loving justice. = )
  • Wednesday Zoom book group begins January 20 – 6:00 pm – for 4 weeks, reading Richard Rohr’s “What Do We Do With the Bible?” Join us! More info in Friday “What’s Happening at Holmeswood” emails or by calling the church at (816) 942 – 1729
  • Wednesday, Feb 17: Ash Wednesday Worship – 7:00 am and 12:15 pm on Facebook Live (Facebook.com/holmeswoodbaptist)
    • Quarterly All-Church Business Meeting, 6:30 pm on Zoom (details in Friday “What’s Happening” emails)
  • Sunday, Feb 21: 1st Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, Feb 28: 2nd Sunday of Lent and BWIM (Baptist Women In Ministry) Month of Preaching, with special guest

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  • Sunday, March 7: 3rd Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, March 14: 4th Sunday of Lent 
  • Sunday, March 21: 5th Sunday of Lent
  • Sunday, March 28: Palm Sunday

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  • Sunday, April 4: Easter Sunday! 70+ Best Religious Easter Greetings | Easter Wishes

Our churchwide plan for preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), as of 3/11/20 :


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NOTE: AS WE SUPPORT OUR 6 CHURCH MEMBERS AND THE OTHER 45 FAMILIES AFFECTED BY THE RECENT WILLOW CREEK APARTMENT FIRE, PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING FINANCIALLY TO MEET SOME OF THE BASIC NEEDS NOT COVERED BY RENTERS INSURANCE ON OUR GIVING SITE. WE WILL BE COLLECTING DONATIONS UNTIL MARCH 31, 2020.

March

1st–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for San Diego Mission, 11:30am-1:30pm 

8th–Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

15th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

22nd: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

29th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth host Meet & Greet! (youth and their families bring a tray of cookies, muffins or fruit to share with the congregation today) — PENDING!

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5th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for San Diego Mission, 11:30am-1:30pm 

12th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

19th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

26th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following


 May

3rd–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 11:30-1:30 pm 

10th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Children at the Lord’s Table—a class on Communion, during BFGs
  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

17th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

24th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following


June

7th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 11:30-1:30 pm 

14th–9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

21st: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

28th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following


July

5th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

6–10—Heartland Day Camp (VBS) at Holmeswood! More info Here: holmeswoodfam.org/vbs/

12th—San Diego Mission Commissioning in Worship; BFG following

  • (TBA): Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 10:30am-12:30pm

18–24–Youth/College Mission Trip to Sierra Service Project in San Diego!!

28th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following


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Past Events:

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5th: Epiphany Sunday! Receive a “star word” in 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

12th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

  • Family Team Meeting, 11:30am-12:30pm (Conference Room 1)

19th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

20th: MLK Annual Day of Service (times and details TBA)

26th: 9:00 am Worship; BFG following

 April

6–Slovakia Mission Team Meeting, 11:30am-1pm

13—All-ages Game Night: KC Jeopardy, Mingo & Balloon Volleyball, 5:00-7:00pm with $2 pizza dinner

8–Youth/College Planning Meeting for Denver Mission, 6-8pm (pizza provided)

20—Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt, 1:00-2:30pm (0-12 years)

21—Happy Easter!

  • Sunrise Worship at Mt. Moriah (10507 Holmes Rd) at 7:00am
  • Worship at Holmeswood (9700 Holmes Rd) at 9:00am; BFGs at 10:15am







Happy New Year!

  • January 18, 2021: MLK Day of Service: check this blog beginning Friday, Jan 15 for a list of ways to serve your community safely and full of loving justice. = )
  • Wednesday Zoom book group begins January 20 – 6:00 pm – for 4 weeks, reading Richard Rohr’s “What Do We Do With the Bible?” Join us! More info in Friday “What’s Happening at Holmeswood” emails or by calling the church at (816) 942 – 1729