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July Jazz Jam 7

Join Tim Whitmer on Sunday, July 30 at 7pm for a sizzling, swinging 90-minute stomp through some of the most fun and upbeat music ever written! Click here to purchase tickets!

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Meet the Motters!

Community is overjoyed to welcome our two newest ministers, Rev. Suzanne & Rev. Ryan Motter! Rev. Suzanne Motter began serving as the Children’s Minister at Community in April of 2017. Prior to serving in this position, Suzanne served as the Area Youth Minister for the Trinity-Brazos Area in Texas, Youth Minister at Community Christian Church […]

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HOPE

HOPE Mixed media by Ann Trask, Collage artist B.F.A., M.ED., M.F.A. Fulbright Scholar in design in Hamburg, Germany traskann@gmail.com ARTIST’S STATEMENT Art is like writing or music or dance • a visual method of expressing feelings and making statements. Art is an enrichment and a nutrient for our souls. My work is based on my […]

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Notes from the Piano Bench. . .

In Jazz is it a high compliment when an artist is said to have a “sound.” One note of Louis Armstrong’s singing, and you know it’s him and his sound. Miles Davis and many other artists have also created unique sounds. I think that it is what we are creating at our 8:30 am chapel […]

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Community Encounters Lent

A small and wonderful group has been gathering on Wednesday evening for a Lenten exploration of faith through Richard Rohr’s Wondrous Encounters. I have found not only the scripture and essays offered each day, but the sharing between our all too human selves, enriching to my spiritual life. It is illuminating to hear the comments […]

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Community Encounters Lent

A few weeks ago Rev. Shanna gave us a Sunday worship message that emphasized the importance of being awake, alert and aware of our surroundings. One day during the week following that Sunday I was on a walk that took me to the Missouri Conservation Commission’s Discovery Center. For those unfamiliar with the Discovery Center, […]

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Community Encounters Lent

Lent in my earlier years was a time to prepare Easter dresses for our three little girls. Patterns and fabric to select, shoes hats, and white gloves. But, time and years pass and those sewing days, too. The period of Lent now offers me an ideal time to pause and reflect. Many times a Lenten […]

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Community Encounters Lent

Along with other Elders and Diaconate, I am taking advantage of the book, Wondrous Encounters by Richard Rohr, that Rev. Shanna encouraged us to read each day during Lent. This is my first experience in dedicating a daily time of reading the Bible, thinking about the author’s reflections on the scriptures’ meaning, and using the […]

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Food Pantry Open

  August 24 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please enter through the doors to Centennial Hall, located in the parking lot on the south side of the building. ...

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