Service

Jul
11

Options for Helping with Backpacks for Bethel July 27

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The Mission Board will be delivering backpacks filled with school supplies to Bethel Neighborhood Center in late July so that the kids at Bethel will be ready for the start of school in August. We need your help in gathering supplies and backpacks for 54 lower elementary children and ... Continue

Jun
27

Second Summer of Shalom Opportunities: Sharing-Awareness-Hospitality

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July 20: Tour Kansas City Rescue Mission (KCRM) Following the potluck meal at church we will depart at 12:30, carpooling to KCRM (1520 Cherry Street, KC, Mo. 64108). Allen Pickett works there and made an interesting presentation to the Mission Board regarding the many facets of this organization. We ... Continue

Nov
15

OGHS Emergency Relief for Philippine Typhoon Victims

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$10,000 in OGHS Emergency Relief Funds Provided for Victims of the Philippine Typhoon. Additional Relief Aid Urgently Needed Super typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippine islands last weekend with devastating force. The Philippine Red Cross estimates that at least 1,200 people were killed by the storm. That number could ... Continue

Nov
12

American Baptist Churches Lift Typhoon Victims in Prayer

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Please keep the people of the Philippines and other affected areas in your prayers, after the powerful Typhoon Hayain hit the Philippines Friday. Pray for all those who have been drastically affected, family and friends of the deceased, and also responders who will be working in the coming days to ... Continue

Feb
19

Mission Matters…Bethel Neighborhood Center

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Bethel Neighborhood Center staff and board members are thankful to you for your continued love and support of the Bethel ministry. They are able to provide emergency food assistance and a safe and fun place for all ages in their community because of your financial support and prayers. ... Continue

Feb
15

Mission Matters…

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Skip and Orady Thomson are long-time members of Prairie and Lao-American Baptist Churches, respectively. For the past 11 years, they have lived in Laos, Orady’s home country. For the first three years, they worked for World Concern and have spent the last eight years trying to gain Lao ... Continue

Feb
15

Holy Family House Ministry

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Last Monday, the Mission Board approved our congregation's participation in Holy Family House's ministry to homeless and poor people in Kansas City, MO. Nehemiah Rosell, who grew up in our church, is living in this community, which is involved in actively serving the surrounding neighborhood and city. They do this ... Continue

Jan
18

Mission Matters: Want to Combat Human Trafficking???

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Lauran Bethell is one of our four missionary partners. Prairie Baptist is in the third of a three year commitment to these missionaries. From the Journal by Lauran Bethell January 11, 2013 : Want to Combat Human Trafficking??? In honor of human trafficking awareness day--here's an Anti-Trafficking Hero! ... Continue

Aug
14

Mission Ministries/Service Opportunities

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1. Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) The IHN network of congregations provides homeless families with temporary housing and meals. Prairie hosts them for one week for each rotation. Because Prairie is a host congregation many opportunities for service are available on each rotation: setting up for our guests, ... Continue