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Come Take A Praise Break With St. John
You are invited to Saint John A.M.E. Church, 3501 Meyer
Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri on October 21-23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm nightly to be
revived through Worship!
On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Presiding Elder Donna Roberson
will preach, on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Rev. Stacy Evans will preach, and on
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Rev. Mark Smith will preach!
Take a break from life; come praise the LIFE GIVER!
here for flier!
Rev. Jane E. Burns-Lane, Pastor
Fifth District 2014 Annual Conference Series Temporary Appointments
Five Annual Conferences are now in the record book and they all ended with a
bang! 24 pastors have received temporary appointments that will
be completed at the Fifth District Planning Meeting:
Pacific Northwest Conference (5)
Revs: David Malcolm (Ebenezer, Bremerton, Washington),
William Sheppard (Walker Chapel, Seattle, Washington), Spencer Barrett
(Allen, Tacoma, Washington), Arthur Carter (Bethel,Portland, Oregon),
Juliet Hemphill (Bethel, Yakima,Washington)
Desert Mountain Conference (4)
Revs: Terry McCray Hill (Payne Chapel, Colorado Springs,
Colorado), Charles Wright (Emry Chapel, Ogden, Utah), Edwin Donaldson
(Allen, Cheyenne, Wyoming), Margaret Redmon (First, Pueblo, Colorado)
Midwest Conference (9)
Revs: Warren Freeman (Bethel, Leavenworth, Kansas), Betty Hanna Witherspoon (Ebenezer, Kanas City,
Missouri), Steven Shepard (St. Paul, Wichita, Kansas), Clifton
Neal St. James (St. John, Omaha, Nebraska), Penny
Pitchford (Cain-Grant, Kansas City, Missouri), Loy C. Drew (St. Paul,
Olathe, Kansas), Donald Morrison (St. Luke, Kansas City, Kansas), Steven
Cousin (PE, Midwest South District), Donna Roberson (PE, Midwest North
California Conference (1)
Presiding Elder W. Bartalette Finney, Sr. (San
Missouri Conference (5)
Revs: Brenda J. Hayes (PE, St. Louis Columbia
District), Mary Hull Lovett (St. Paul, Columbia, Missouri), Howard
Abernathy (Allen Chapel, Hannibal, Missouri), and Randolf Douglas
(TRI-Union, St. Louis, Missouri). Rev. Joseph Nixon (St. Peter,
St. Louis, Missouri) is walking with the Bishop until the Planning Meeting.
You don't want to miss the 2014 Fifth District Planning
Meeting that will convene at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, 5711 W.
Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, California on October 27 - 28, 2014.
The Rev. Taurus Myhand, pastor of Ward Chapel, Los
Angeles, California has provided the following information: Group Rates:
Room - 1 King Bed / 2 Double Beds $129.00 Nightly. Self-Parking $10.00/day
(includes in/out); Valet-Parking $20.00/day (includes in/out). Make your
reservation now by calling 1-310-410-4000 Group Code: AME. For more information call (213) 747-1367 or visit www.wardamechurch.com
FIFTH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT PLANNING MEETING AGENDA (2014 – 2015)
“All Sessions Will Be Held At The Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel”
Monday, October 27, 2014
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM ----- Opening Devotional Service (Led by Presiding
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM -----
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM -----
Clergy / Laity Forum
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM ----
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM ------ HOUR OF POWER (Candidates are
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
-------- Lunch Break
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM --------
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
-------- Dinner Break
7:00 PM --------------------
Evening Activity (TBD)
11:30 PM ------------------- Fifth District
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
-------- Information Blitz
Component Reports (Action Plans)
9:00 AM -------------------- COMMISSIONING
Doxology and Benediction
**We Must Be Complete with All Business by 12:00 NOON**
Bethel Community Center Open House
"Bridging the Digital Divide in the Urban Core"
Saturday, November 8, 2014 * 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Please join us for an afternoon of helpful information and
Participating Organizations Include:
*Google Fiber sign up for beginer, intermediate or
advanced computer classes
*Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, sign up for Affordable
Care Act (Obama Care) health care and Medicare/Medicaid
*Collaborative Response: information about after school
tutoring and mentoring activities
*Connecting for Good: Local KC area digital literacy
*WWDN: World Wide Distribution Network
*Lavendar Lady Studio: Local KC Area artist will be
displaying art work
*Innovative Web Concepts, LLC: premier Kansas City area
website design experts
*The Edge Barber Shop
*KCMCC Second Chance Program
*KC Network Solutions, LLC will be repairing PCs and
laptops. They will diagnose and, if possible, repair onsite for a $35
donation, with 100% of the proceeds going to Bethel Community Computer
"Go Lizard" Exotic Animals, B in Motion Mime Group and
Bethel Praise Dancers
Click here for flier!
Rev. Rober R. Shaw, Pastor
Bethel A.M.E. Church Presents A Fall Concert Featuring
The Emporia Gospel Singers
“Let Everything That Has Breath Praise The Lord!” Psalm 150
When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: 1001 E. 3rd Avenue Hutchinson, KS 67501
Free Will Offering
For more info. or to make a donation contact: Rev. Davis@
We invite you to come and worship with us as we praise the
Lord in song!
Lunch will be served immediately following the
Click here for flier!
Rev. Robbin Davis, Pastor
Bethel Believers Ball
$65.00/ ticket includes: Welcome Reception, Guided Tour of Arrowhead
Stadium, Formal Dinner, Live Jazz, Dance, Silent Auction and
More......please contact Bethel AME Church, 2329 Flora, KCMO. 816-231-3555
for more info!
Rev. Robert R. Shaw, Senior Pastor
St. Luke A.M.E. Church, Liberty, Missouri To Offer Screening Center
In partnership with the "Black Health Care Coalition" Julie Leibold
RN/FCN is facilitating a new "Screening Center "in Liberty at the St. Luke
A.M.E. Church. Annual Cholesterol screening and monthly glucose and
blood pressure. There are also plans for a "Walking Club".
The Black Health Care Coalition offers several programs for the Community
using their Healthy Generations.
Saint Luke, Liberty is located at 433 North Main Street
Liberty, Missouri 64068.
Rev. Helen Benton-Harris, Pastor
Cub Scout Pack At Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church
Under the leadership of Pastor Keith J. Cordier, Sr. (an Eagle Scout),
Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church, located at 8607 Longview Road
Kansas City, Missouri, invites boys from ages 7 to 10 to join Christ Our
Redeemer's Cub Scout Pack 531! If you live in the South Kansas City,
Missouri area, this is an excellent opportunity for your son to learn
valuable skills that will help him through life's challenges. Meetings are every Thursday night at 7:00 p.m.
Interested? Call the church at (816) 761-4989, or send an Email to
Rev. Keith J. Cordier, Sr., Pastor
It's Prayer Time!
Just wanted to remind everyone to please join us every Monday at 8a.m. as we pray for each other! The number is 712.775.7300;
access code #296834. Each week, one of us will lead the prayer call. If
you're interested in leading, please contact me and I will put you in the
rotation. You may e-mail your prayer requests directly to:
Have a great day!
Bethel Community Computer Center
Bethel A.M.E. Church is located at 2329 Flora Avenue,
Kanas City, Missouri.
http://www.bccckc.org/ Mark Broome, Coordinator - Email:
Rev. Robert R. Shaw, Pastor
Click here for
5 week General Office Basic Skills Class,
which is a comprehensive, 75 hour, certificate based course designed to
bring up to speed GED graduates with at least a 2 year work history, to be
able to secure employment as secretaries, receptionist, or general office
workers. Our 1st class commenced on June 4th and graduated August 2012.
Below are links to the Sunday service that honored the graduates:
The Enhanced Job Search Skills Class,
This class was created based on requests from the Kansas City Metropolitan
Crime Commission, Second Chance Resource Specialist, who manage parolee
populations. This class offers an intensive 25 hour program of job search
techniques, interviewing skills building, workplace basics & behaviors,
resume/cover letter writing, and self-esteem classes. This class is
specifically crafted to allow youthful offenders find employment quickly,
and maintain that employment! In time, this course will be extended to 40
hours, and offered to anyone in the community seeking employment.
Rebuilding The Wall Brick By Brick
To Our Christian Friends:
We, the members of Mariah Walker AME Church are pleading for your prayers
and support as we are preparing to rebuild the wall of our church. As you
may know, we have not been able to worship at Mariah Walker due to this
damage. Mariah Walker has been our home for over 50 years and we want it to
be open another 50 years. Our goal is to raise $10,000.00 by the end of June
2014 with God’s help. We are workers together with him.
We would be grateful for any donations as we prepare to return home with
your help. Our situation should not change our praise and our praise can
certainly change our situation.
“Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will
take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord.” Haggai 1:8
$ 75.00 GOLD
$ 50.00 SILVER
Please send donations made payable to Mariah Walker
A.M.E. Church, 2704 Linwood Kansas City, Missouri 64127.
The Mariah Church Family
Rev. Valencia Jackson
The Midwest Conference Blog Is Back!
Don't Die for Love: Escape the Cycle of Violence!
At the Sixth Annual WMS Convention of the Midwest Annual Conference,
Darlene Dunn recounted a chilling story of her escape from domestic abuse.
Her heart wrenching story has been captured in her book entitled, "Don't Die
for Love: Escape the Cycle of Violence." Order a copy today!
Click here for more