News and Events

Aug
17

A Pastoral Response to Depression and Robin Williams Death

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This past Monday, as I’m sure most of you know, Robin Williams passed away. I’ve heard varied comments and reflections in response to the cause of his death. Some are helpful, others are not. Robin Williams suffered mental illness that plagued him throughout his life. Unfortunately, mental illness and ... Continue

Aug
15

Music and Mission: Fall 2014

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I am very excited to announce that this fall there will be a Christmas Musical for children in kindergarten through 6th grade under the leadership of Kay Sharp and myself!! Rehearsals begin on September 7th for a performance on December 7th. For more details, please attend an interest ... Continue

Aug
15

Toilet Paper Tower Challenge

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Prairie Baptist Youth will be organizing Prairie’s participation in the Toilet Paper Tower Challenge, benefiting Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM), a ministry for homeless women and men. This project saves the Mission $6000.00 per year. Toilet paper will be collected between September 1st and October 3rd. The youth ... Continue

Aug
15

Think Golf!

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It is not too early to plan for the Interfaith Hospitality Network Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, October 4th, at Falcon Ridge (202000 Prairie Star Parkway). The cost is $125.00 per person. This is one of the main sources of revenue for IHN. Please join us ... Continue

Aug
15

Upcoming Midwest Chamber Ensemble Events

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Opening Night of the 2014-15 season is on August 31st at 7:30 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (9100 Mission Road) with a concert featuring 14-year-old pianist Daniel Mangiaracino, the winner of the 2014 Youth Concerto Competition, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. The first MCE concert of the season ... Continue

Aug
1

Help Fill the Johnson County Food Pantry

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August is Prairie's month to collect food and other items for food pantries in support of Church Women United. Pantries are very low in supplies from the summer demand and greatly appreciate our donations. Grocery sacks with a list of suggested items are available in the Hospitality Area. ... Continue

Aug
1

Scripture and Spirituality Group

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We will be watching the film of the Gospel of John, Chapters 6-10, where Jesus says “I am the Bread of Life.” We then discuss it and tie it in with spiritual practices. New members are always welcome and can jump in at any time! Date: Thursday August ... Continue

Aug
1

Service of Installation

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Sunday, September 7th, Prairie Baptist Church will celebrate the Installation Service of the Reverend Doctor Kathy Pickett as Senior Pastor. The Installation Service is a formal and intentional service of commitment between Kathy and the congregation. It is a celebration of Kathy’s call to serve in the ministry ... Continue

Aug
1

Pastoral Reflections

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The first round of worship discussions really went well. If you missed the first sessions, you are still welcome to attend and participate in Sessions #2, and #3. We would be glad to mail or email any of the sessions to anyone who would like to participate, but ... Continue

Jul
18

Expressions of Psalm 65

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Sitting on my desk is the pile of prayerful expressions of Psalm 65. For those who were not here Sunday, July 13th, those gathered for worship were encouraged to write, draw, doodle, throughout the service as we soaked in the word of God. Colorful strips of paper and ... Continue

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