Heartland Community Church


Heartland Community Church eNews

Wednesday, octobeR 30, 2019

 

{for everyone}

November 12 and 19, 6:30-8 PM

Join us for a 2-part how-to course on learning to read, understand, navigate, and connect God’s story in the Bible to your story in everyday life.The class will be on Tuesday, November 12 and November 19 from 6:30-8:00. 

Global Kid’s programming available, but registration is required. 

CLICK HERE to sign up now.

 

save the date . . . christmas is coming!

Christmas @ Heartland December 23 & 24

As we turn toward chilly weather, wanted to make sure you have Christmas at Heartland noted on your calendar.

There will be no services on Sunday, December 22.

Instead, join us on Monday, December 23 at 3 and 5 PM, or on Tuesday, December 24 at 3, 5 or 11 PM.

These identical services will be held in the Auditorium at Heartland. Heartland Kids will be open at 3 & 5 PM on both days, birth through pre-K.

 

thanksgiving meal drive

Hey, Heartland! We are providing 200 Thanksgiving meals to friends in need in our community. To give a meal, CLICK HERE, enter the dollar amount and select "Food Pantry" in the drop down menu.

If you need to receive a Thanksgiving meal this year, please leave a confidential message at 913.341.5820, ext 378.

Thanks for helping us share Jesus’ love in our community!

 

gifts from the heart week is coming

December 8 (get tags) December 15 (bring wrapped gifts)

Gifts from the Heart week is coming! Come to the tree to get gift tags Sunday, December 8 for children and families in our community and surrounding neighborhoods. Gifts should be purchased and delivered to Heartland by Sunday, December 15.

If you will not be at Heartland on December 8 to select tags from the tree but still want to participate, please call 913-341-5820 ext 377. Leave a message with your name and phone number, and one of our volunteers will contact you.

 

thanksgiving and christmas volunteer outreach opportunities In kansas city metro

Ideal for Families, Offices, Teams and Other Groups

This year we are going Arrows Out for year end serve opportunities! The year end food packing event will not be hosted at Heartland in 2019, but we will focus on serving the food insecure right here in our city.

We would love to have you, your family, neighborhood, office, sports team or other group give back in the KC metro area this Fall and Winter by connecting with one of our mission partners.

CLICK HERE for a list of citywide opportunities through Heartland mission partners. Each organization operates their own volunteer process and contact info or links are provided in the document.

Dates around Thanksgiving and Christmas tend to fill quickly, so make contact now to find your spot.

Questions? CLICK HERE to contact Jade Van Slyke, our local missions coordinator.

When you serve, share a photo on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and tag us @HCCks so we can celebrate with you!

 

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looking for heartland ambassadors!

Hospitality in its simplest form is a warm welcome…one that says we are glad you joined us today. It is one of our super important core values around here and we want to invite you to be a part of it!

Become a Heartland ambassador and you will have the pleasure of meeting people who visit our services, have questions, and are looking for tours.

To learn more, CLICK HERE to email Lisa Zulke and request a spot.

 

are you an asl interpreter? join us on sundays!

ASL Volunteer Opportunities Available

Our volunteer team is looking to partner with skilled ASL interpreters to sign the teaching message, worship lyrics, or both. ASL is offered on Sundays at our 11 AM services.

If interested, CLICK HERE to contact our team leader for more information.

 

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summer internship in africa with life in abundance

June 8-July 29, 2020; Applications Due December 1

We are excited to share with you that our 2020 LIA Internship registration opens this week!

At Life In Abundance, we want to provide an experience for college-age/young adults to be empowered in sustainable community transformation. We do this by offering our six-week, immersive LIA internship for people ages 19-25 to learn about the LIA model of transformational development, experience cross-cultural engagement, and be a part of what God is doing among some of the most poor and vulnerable.

This internship will include three weeks in Kenya and three weeks in Ethiopia, in both urban and rural settings. Dates are June 8 – July 29. Applications are due December 1st.

CLICK HERE to visit our website and learn more.

 

mission adelante opportunities

Kids Adelante Volunteers Needed

Do you have a heart for kids? Do you want to make a difference in a kid’s life? Kids Adelante is looking for energetic and fun-loving volunteers! 

CLICK HERE for more information and how to get involved.

Arts Volunteers Needed

Love the arts? Arts Community focuses on teaching young minds the importance of self-expression through the arts. Their arts and crafts class needs your help! They are in need of art supplies like drawing paper, markers, paint, etc.

CLICK HERE to contact Phul Maya Rasaily if you would like to donate.

Observation Nights Available

Have you ever wondered what goes on at a typical night at Mission Adelante? Adelante Arts Community, Refugee Kids Club, Refugee Youth Club, Citizenship Class, Latino ESL, Teens Adelante, and Kids Adelante have Observation Nights coming up!

CLICK HERE to sign up for an observation night! 

 

{care communities}

divorcecare: surviving the holidays

November 19, 6:30-8:30 PM, Room 56 at Heartland

Help and hope as you navigate the Christmas season

If you have lost a loved one recently the approaching holiday season could be causing you some anxiety and dread rather than excitement and joy.  How do you navigate these times of year that are focused on family and celebration when you are grieving?

This year Heartland will be offering the Surviving the Holidays seminar from GriefShare.  This two-hour seminar will offer you some helpful tips on facing the many emotions you may be feeling, how to handle social gatherings, and how to find hope in the future.

We will watch a 40-minute video, have some snacks and conversation, and offer you the comfort of being with others who understand what it’s like to be grieving at a joyous time of year.  This class is Tuesday , 11/19/19 from 6:30-8:30 in 56.

Childcare will not be provided.

CLICK HERE to sign up now.

 

griefshare: surviving the holidays

November 17, 10:30-12:30, The Garage at Heartland

If you have lost a loved one recently the approaching holiday season could be causing you some anxiety and dread rather than excitement and joy.  How do you navigate these times of year that are focused on family and celebration when you are grieving?

This year Heartland will be offering the Surviving the Holidays seminar from GriefShare.  This two-hour seminar will offer you some helpful tips on facing the many emotions you may be feeling, how to handle social gatherings, and how to find hope in the future.

We will watch a 40-minute video, have some snacks and conversation, and offer you the comfort of being with others who understand what it’s like to be grieving at a joyous time of year.  This class is Sunday, 11/17/19 from 10:30-12:30 in the Garage.

Childcare will not be provided.

CLICK HERE to sign up now.

 

{women}

join a women’s adventure activity this fall/winter

Local Fall/Winter Adventures for Women

ROAM is a community of women at Heartland that exists to provide connecting adventures. Our hope is to orient ourselves and others toward our identity in Jesus and to connect deeply in community through life-giving, accessible, local adventures. Our events are open to women at all ages and stages of life, and anywhere on the faith journey, from curious, questioning or actively following Jesus.

Grab a friend and join us at one of our upcoming adventures:

  • Canvas Painting Adventure w/Rachel, Thursday, November 7, 6 – 9 PM in Olathe (Deadline to register is 10/31, cost is $20 for supplies)
  • Christmas Celebration/Accessories Exchange benefitting Adelante Thrift, Thursday, December 5, 6:30 – 9 PM in Overland Park

To sign up or ask questions, CLICK HERE to contact Lisa Zulke. Once you are registered, event details will be confirmed. We look forward to adventuring with you!

 

 

{men}

everyman friday

November 22

Join us for Everyman Friday. These gatherings feature a guest speaker who will bring a challenge to our community on following Jesus, connecting in community, and pointing our arrows out to serve others. We gather from 6:30-7:30 AM, coffee and donuts are available. Invite a friend and join us!

 

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nextgen college community

 

 

Mondays, August 26 – December 16, 7-8:30 PM in the Garage

Grab a friend and come join in a night of community, connection, food and fun! The NextGen College community will begin meeting weekly on Monday, August 26. We gather in the Garage at Heartland, 7-8:30 PM.

 

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middle school community

Sundays at 9 and 11 AM in the Youth Lounge

Join us for awesome student-led worship, games, teaching and the best part: a connection to your small group at Heartland! You will find zany fun and an awesome experience where high school students and adults lead the worship and deliver a message relevant to 5th-8th grade students! All of that happens in the first half of the service. Retreats, camps, and yes, dodgeball are all a part of our student ministry adventure! Small groups break out into gender and grade-specific groups during the second half of the service. We can’t wait to see you and to connect you to a small group!

 

move/middle school special events: fall 2019

November 15, 6-10 PM: Main Event, @Main Event (Cost $24)

December 6, 7-9 PM: Christmas Party, @Heartland (Bring a gift, $5 or less)

 

high school community

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 on the Dock

Gather with students from over 20 high schools across KC for catalytic worship and transformative teaching. Ask the big questions, and become the you, you were intended to be. There’s a place for you!  Join a small group of students your age and gender where you are known and needed. Come as you are, be known, and build meaningful friendships. Meet us on the Dock!

 

{finances}

finCLICK HERE for details on "money stuff", and links to give online. You can also give securely through the new Heartland app, or use the green boxes found throughout the building.

CLICK HERE to download the Heartland app.

 

{general}

new to heartland?

New to the Heartland family? Please visit us in the hub space on Sundays to get connected or ask questions. Check out the following resources:

 

download the heartland app

 

Download the Heartland app for easy access to all of our resources, sign up forms for events and classes, and online giving access. You can download it on your platform by CLICKING HERE.

You can catch a video or pdcast if you missed a Sunday, see the latest Journey reflection, check the calendar, sign up for events, and read the latest eNews. Plus, you can give a one time or recurring gift right through the app!

 

food pantry available

Sundays, 10:30 AM

Does your family need help to make ends meet? Heartland has an on-site, fully stocked food pantry that is open every Sunday morning at 10:30 AM.

You can meet a food pantry volunteer at our side entrance (look for "Pick Up Here" sign). You may also inquire at the welcome center.

 

prayer requests and care line

To request prayer, CLICK HERE. A member of our
Prayer Team will pray for you. You can also meet a prayer partner on Sundays following each service near the front of the auditorium or dock venues.

For other needs, call our Care Line at 913.341.5820, ext. 330. We check the line multiple times
daily and you can expect a call back within 24 hours.

 

heartland office hours

Please note that the Heartland offices are open on the following schedule. If you have a document or envelope to drop off, it can be left in the green box on the right side of our front entrance at any time. Other deliveries and appointments should be made during the following hours. Thanks!

Monday – 8 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Thursday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Friday – 8 AM – Noon
Saturday – CLOSED
Sunday – CLOSED