Hope for the Holidays
Nov
28
6:30 PM18:30

Hope for the Holidays

  • Woods Chapel Church - Lecture Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join Saint Luke's Bereavement Coordinators Melissa Edman and Bruce Leisy for a discussion on how to look towards hope at the holidays after the loss of a loved one. Presented by Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice.

Questions? Contact Ann Williams or Melissa Edman/Bruce Leisy at 816-502-8917

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Guest Services Open House
Dec
5
6:30 PM18:30

Guest Services Open House

  • Woods Chapel Church - Lecture Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you are looking for a way to create memorable worship experiences, joining our Guest Services team may be the ministry for you! We are hosting two open houses for anyone interested in learning more, whether you have served before or not! Wednesday, December 5 from 6:30-8 p.m. & Sunday, December 9 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. 

To join the team, contact Emily Scott.

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"Free Birds" Movie Night
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

"Free Birds" Movie Night

  • Woods Chapel Church - Worship Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A FREE, family-friendly event for all ages! Our Children’s Ministry will be popping popcorn and showing the movie “Free Birds” in our Worship Center. At the event, you will be able to buy a feather to pin on a live “turkey”! All proceeds from this will purchase turkeys for families this Thanksgiving.

Questions? Contact Rhonda Lytle

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Smart Money Livestream
Nov
15
6:45 PM18:45

Smart Money Livestream

  • Woods Chapel Church - Lecture Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ramsey Smart Money is a FREE three-hour event on November 15, 2018 where Dave Ramsey and Chris Hogan teach the 7 Baby Steps that have helped 5 million people get out of debt, build wealth, and retire with dignity. In one exciting night, this event is streamed live across America. Please join us in the Lecture Hall as we stream this event. Register here!

Questions? Contact Dorothy Miller

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Charge Conference
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Charge Conference

The Annual Heartland District Charge Conference provides training and information about Conference Mission Goals, share in worship, and conduct a brief Group Charge Conference. There will be several churches attend this conference and it is open to all members of Woods Chapel Church!

Missional Priority Training/Workshops – 2:00 -3:15

Break - 3:15-3:30

Charge Conference - 3:30-4:00

Worship - 4:00 – 5:00

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Thanksgiving Food Drive 2018
Oct
28
to Nov 11

Thanksgiving Food Drive 2018

Beginning October 28, you can pick up a Reusable Bag before and after Sunday services outside of the Sanctuary and Worship Center!

1. Use the provided Shopping List (located inside your bag) to purchase items and place them in the Reusable Bag.

2. The approximate cost to fill a bag is $15. If you would prefer to make a donation instead of shopping, or would like to make a donation to purchase turkey, please make your check out to "WCC" and write "Thanksgiving Drive" in the memo line. Please turn your check into the offering plate!

3. Return the bags and items to the church before November 11! Bags can be brought on Sunday mornings, or to the Office from 9am-4pm, Mondays - Fridays.

Questions? Contact Joyce Eilts

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Trail of Treats
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Trail of Treats

Children's Ministry invites you to join us for an evening of food, face painting, pumpkin decorating, carnival games, candy stations, & MORE! Costumes are welcome! 

We also need volunteers for this event! If you're interested in volunteering, find a list of positions & sign-up here

Questions? Contact Rhonda Lytle.

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Adopt-a-Grandparent
Oct
21
to Nov 11

Adopt-a-Grandparent

You can adopt a grandparent this holiday season! Woods Chapel is looking for people to sponsor 30 long-term care residents at TMC Lakewood. The approximate cost of adopting a grandparent is $50.00. For more information, you can stop by our table across from The HUB on Sunday mornings and chat with Mary Irons. You can also sign-up online.

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Annual Hillcrest Gala & Auction
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Annual Hillcrest Gala & Auction

You can purchase tickets for this event, or donate gift certificates or gift baskets.  Some gift basket ideas:  university and sports-themed items, chocolate, golf, movies and entertainment, Chiefs, Royals, gourmet, child’s birthday, BBQ, Disney, pamper, spa -- or put together your own unique combination.  Gift certificates for pizza, movies, golf, restaurants, sports, etc. also generate lots of bids.  And if you’d like to contribute toward the Scholarship Fund, cash donations are always welcome.

All proceeds benefit Hillcrest Transitional Housing. Our goal is to raise $120,000 at the Gala this year. 

Questions? Contact Fern Truschke.

PURCHASE TICKETS

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Missions Center Workday
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Missions Center Workday

We need to make room on the first floor for our new furniture ministry! Fresh Start Furnishings is moving in, they exist to help young adults aging out of Foster Care by furnishing their apartments. We'll be meeting from 10-2 to move some things around and spruce up our space! Come lend a hand!

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Coat Drive
Oct
1
to Oct 31

Coat Drive

  • Woods Chapel Church Lee's Summit (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Help us reach our goal of collecting 300 coats for a pop-up clothing closet event at one of our local school partners! We are collecting coats, hats and gloves for students preschool through high school. Coats can be dropped off in the lobby bins at Woods Chapel Church Lee’s Summit.

Questions? Contact Joyce Eilts

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Brunch Potluck
Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

Brunch Potluck

Join us for a time of community-building and fellowship at our Sunday Brunch Potluck! There will be a potluck following each of the Worship Services (the 7:45 a.m., the 9:00 a.m., and the 10:30 a.m.).  Please sign up here to let us know the time of your Worship Service and item you will bring!

Woods Chapel will be providing Sausage Gravy and Biscuits for each meal, along with coffee, milk and water. Seating available in the Cafe and Worship Center Foyers.  

On Potluck Sunday, Woods Chapel will provide free coffee at The Hub (directly across from the Welcome Desk). There will be no coffee or donuts sales in the Cafe area on September 30.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Contact Deon Karr.

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Jewelry-Making Party
Sep
17
6:30 PM18:30

Jewelry-Making Party

  • Woods Chapel Church - Rooms 305/306 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come make jewelry for Prom Boutique. We will meet Monday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in rooms 305/306. Fee is $5 at the door and covers the cost of beads and supplies. We will have stations for making jewelry, de-constructing and creating sets. Instructions always available. Come join the fun!

RSVP to Linda Wells.

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Financial Peace University
Sep
9
5:00 PM17:00

Financial Peace University

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

FPU classes meet for two hours each week for ten weeks on Sundays from September 9  November 11 at Lees Summit, Room 306

Childcare Available; Scholarships Available; Cost - $100; Sign-up here.

Questions? Contact Dorothy Miller

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Retirement Party for Dave Hackett
Sep
9
8:45 AM08:45

Retirement Party for Dave Hackett

Dave Hackett has devoted many years to ministry and to the ministry of Woods Chapel Church. While he will continue to teach classes and help with events at Woods Chapel, he will officially be retiring in September. Dave's last day of preaching will be Sunday, September 2.

Please join us at the Coffee Bar Foyer throughout the morning of Sunday, September 9 to wish Dave a happy retirement!

Questions? Contact Sherri Swanson.

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Color War
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

Color War

Open to all 7th-12th grade students! Bring a friend and join us for a color war. There is no cost to participate. There will be food trucks available, so bring money for food and Kona Ice. Wear something white that can be ruined!

Register here!

Questions? Contact Kellie Rudolph

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Hygiene Kit Packing Day
Aug
5
10:10 AM10:10

Hygiene Kit Packing Day

Join us on Sunday, August 5, at the Missions Building (4201 NE Lakewood Way) for this family-friendly serving opportunity! Ages 3 and up are invited to serve! We hope to pack over 600 kits for our Grace Place Food Pantry and for those experiencing homelessness in Kansas City. Choose from two shifts: 10:10 a.m. or 11:15 a.m.

Registration is now closed due to this being a FULL event! 

Questions? Contact Ashley Allison.

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Early Response Team Training
Aug
4
9:00 AM09:00

Early Response Team Training

The time to think about this training is now, before the next disaster strikes. Under the UMCOR system, early responders cannot help unless they are trained. Included in the ERT training is an UMCOR Verified Volunteers background check. We will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and dismiss at 4 p.m. Your $30 registration will include lunch, materials and t-shirt.

Sign up for training here

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Jewelry Making Party
Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

Jewelry Making Party

Join us as we work on jewelry for the 2019 Prom Boutique. Projects will include making small earrings to match already constructed necklaces and bracelets or donated items. We will also be deconstructing and/or reconstructing donated items. There will be several different work stations. Come learn a new skill, polish a current skill and help build the jewelry inventory for next year’s event. There is a fee at the door of $5 to cover the cost of supplies and beads. 

Questions? Contact Linda Wells

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