{May 28, 2017}

  May 28 – June 3, 2017   {Party Hard: Where’s The Party?} By Meghan Hemenway Summer is here. The kids are out of school, pools are open, and the Memorial Day barbecues are underway. Maybe you are someone who never needs an excuse to party, or maybe you are...

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{May 21, 2017}

  May 21 – 27, 2017   {Party Hard: Eating Together} By Debbie Kirk If there is one thing every person on this planet needs, it’s food. We simply cannot live without it. As ordinary as it might sound, Jesus was brilliant (duh) in using food as a common denominator...

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{May 14, 2017}

  May 14 -May 20, 2017   {Sit With Us: Vulnerable and Valuable} By Jenny Palmer I always knew I would become a Mom. The "when" and "with who" were a complete mystery that hadn’t even begun to unravel yet, but I KNEW. I did know, however, that I would...

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{May 7, 2017}

  May 7 -May 13, 2017   {Sit With Us: Immigrants} By Sarah Hahs I taught for five years in the Kansas City Kansas School District at Wyandotte High School, down the street from Mission Adelante.  When I heard Jarrett speaking this morning about immigrants and refugees, the faces of...

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{April 30, 2017}

  April 30-May 6, 2017   {Sit With Us: Wounded Healer} By Debbie Kirk Wounded healing. It took me a moment to wrap my mind around this concept as Dylan Mortimer shared his overwhelming story of healing. His struggle, pain and recent healing paints the most beautiful picture of God’s...

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{April 23, 2017}

  April 23-29, 2017   {Sit With Us: Racial Healing} By Katrina Kanary What does it take to raise a child whose racial makeup does not reflect your own? When our youngest two sons joined our family we had anticipated differences. We attended classes about the intricacies of adoption, support that...

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{April 16, 2017}

  April 16-22, 2017   {Sit With Us: Easter’s Great Invitation} By Adam Pontier The lonelier I felt the more I drew into isolation. This cycle of isolation and loneliness continued and the hole felt like it only grew bigger. Today’s sermon reminded me what it was like to feel...

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{April 9, 2017}

  April 9-15, 2017   {Sit With Us: Special Needs & Disabilities} By Nanette Haskins, in collaboration with Steve Darner When have you felt uninvited, rejected, or unwelcome? It may have been an intentional slight or (more likely) an unintentional lack of awareness. Too often we get so caught up...

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Olathe Schools

The Olathe Public Schools volunteer program, Volunteers Serving Schools, has many opportunities for adults who want to support the classroom or serve as positive role models. Volunteers Serving Schools connects adult volunteers to activities such as classroom helper, lunch buddy, reading or math tutor, after-school homework helper, mentor, and special...

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Gifts From The Heart

Gifts from the Heart exists to assist the poor, the orphan, the widow, the stranger and the incarcerated with a few Christmas gifts. We want the people we serve to know they are not forgotten or forsaken. It is a tangible reminder they are loved by God and His followers....

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