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Watch Where You Sit!

An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing. A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, 'Can I also sit like you and do nothing?' The eagle answered: 'Sure, why not.' So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit and ate it. Moral of the story: To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high!

 

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Midwest South And Midwest North District Conference

The Midwest South And North District of the Midwest Annual Conference will hold a combined District Conference on April 24 - 26, 2014 at First African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1111 North 8th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. Rev Barry Settle is the Host Pastor.

The Host Hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 520 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. Phone: 913-342-7900.

The Rev. Verdell Taylor, pastor of Saint Luke A.M.E. Church, Lawrence, Kansas will preach at the Opening Worship on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., the Rev. Warren Freeman, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Leavenworth, Kansas will preach at the Hour of Power Worship service on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., the Youth of the Midwest South and North District will conduct the Worship service on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., and the Rev. Nicole Pledger, pastor of Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, Sedalia, Missouri will preach at the Closing Worship service on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Presiding Elder Joseph H. Forbes, retired, will give a workshop on Friday afternoon, April 25, 2014.

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: mwcpray4pastors@gmail.com.

Have a great day!

Omaha Area A.M.E. Church Holy Week Worship Opportunities

"Easter Morning Service." Sunday, April 20, 2014, @ 7:00 AM the service will be held at the Allen AME Church – 2842 Monroe Street – Omaha, NE. Breakfast will be served following service. Rev. Victoria Parker, Pastor Bethel AME, Preacher

Bethel, Leavenworth Easter Services

Mariah-Walker A.M.E. Church Temporary Meeting Location

Mariah-Walker AME Church will be meeting at the Mary L. Kelly Center 2803 E. 51st Street, Kansas City, Missouri beginning April 6, 2014 until further notice.

Please join us for worship!

In HIs service and yours,

Rev. Valencia Jackson

Cain Grant Lay Organization Bar-B-Que

On April 26, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Cain Grant A.M.E. Church, 5901 Troost, Kansas City, Missouri invites you to a Bar-B-Que. We are offering a choice of Ribs or Beef Tips. Donation $10.00.

Hope to see you there!

Rev. Penny Picthford, Pastor

Allen Chapel To Host Annual Male Chorus Musical

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church cordially invites everyone to our Annual Male Chorus Musical on Friday, April 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM.  Our musical will feature Male Chorus groups and Spiritual Jazz Combo from:  

St. Andrews Missionary Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas  

St. Luke A.M.E. Church Male Chorus, Lawrence, Kansas  

The Sons of Praise, Trinity A.M.E. Church, Kansas City Kansas  

The Sons of Jamison, Jamison Memorial Temple C.M.E. Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

Mr. Everette DeVan Spiritual Jazz Combo @ Vocalist, Kansas City, Missouri.

Please share this information with your congregation.

 Pastor, Stacy R. Evans

Spring Revival At Ebenezer Grant A.M.E. Church

Rev. Daryl E. WalkerEbenezer Grant A.M.E. Church, 2115 Felix Street, St. Joseph, Missouri cordially invites you to our Spring Revival at 7:00 p.m. nightly on April 30 - May 2, 2014! Rev. Daryl E. Walker, the Pastor of New Philadelphia A.M.E. Church, Rancho Domiguez, California is our guest Revivalist.

Hope to see you there!

Rev. Regina Conway, Pastor

A Call To The Wall 4

Click here for Call to the Wall 4 Registration Information!

First A.M.E. Church 155th Anniversary Celebration

Bishop T. Larry KirklandI greet you in the joy of Jesus the Christ!

First African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate our 155th Church Anniversary this year and we are excited for another year in the service of our Lord Jesus Christ!

We will celebrate this event by hosting a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00am. Our theme for this celebration is "God is Here" and our scripture reference is Psalm 16:11, "You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore."

Our guest preacher for this celebration will be Bishop T. Larry Kirkland Sr., and the worship celebration will be held at Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. The address is 9301 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66112.

The tickets for this celebration are $25 per person, and are available for purchase now. We are asking if you would please consider purchasing at ticket or table to celebrate our 155th Anniversary with us!

Please contact me directly if you’d like to purchase tickets. The deadline to purchase tickets is April 25th.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Shalom

Rev. Barry Settle, Pastor

First AME Church, Kansas City, KS

Bethel, Leavenworth To Host Gospel Fest

Bethel Gospel Fest

What Does It Mean To Be An A.M.E. (African Methodist Episcopal)?

2 Part Workshop Series:

March 29, 2014, What do we believe? Presenter - Rev. Mark Smith, Sr.. pastor, Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Kansas City, Missouri

 

May 31, 2014, How do we practice what we believe? Presenter - Rev Karla Cooper, pastor, Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

Hosted by St. John A.M.E. Church, 701 Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, Kansas 66603

 

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Lunch will be served.

 

Click here for flyer!

 

Ann B. Garvin, Local Lay President

Rev. V. Gordon Glenn, III, 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 coram@sbcglobal.net 

Rev. Keith J. Cordier, Sr., Pastor

Through The 2012 A.M.E. Book Of Discipline

Click here to find the schedule for "90 Days Through the 2012 Disciple of the AME Church".  The first one hour session begins on January 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM and ends on March 31, 2014.  The dial in number is 661-673-8600 and the access code is 961537#.  If you are unable to call in on Mondays, you may use the playback number 661-673-8609 and access code 961537#.    Also don't forget the Training Conference this evening (December 13, 2013) at 6:30 PM.  The topic for discussion is "The Themes of the Connectional Church and the Lay Organization.  The above call in number should be used.     

Phyllis

Midwest Conference Director of Lay Activities

Bethel Community Computer Center

Bethel A.M.E. Church is located at 2329 Flora Avenue, Kanas City, Missouri.

 

Website: http://www.bccckc.org/  Mark Broome, Coordinator - Email: mark.broome@bccckc.org

 

Rev. Robert R. Shaw, Pastor

 

Click here for brochure!

 

Programs available:

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:

 

https://vimeo.com/45413357, https://vimeo.com/45414233, http://vimeo.com/45415096

 

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. (more)

Rebuilding The Wall Brick By Brick

To Our Christian Friends:

East Wall of Mariah WalkerWe, 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

$100.00     SPONSOR

$ 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

Pastor

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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!

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