• Update from Jerusalem Princess Basma Center (JPBC)

    Update from Jerusalem Princess Basma Center (JPBC) This week we received the Fall 2021 newsletter from the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ). One article was about a boy named Ahmad, who was born with a rare genetic syndrome, was granted permission to travel from his home in Gaza to receive evaluation …

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  • DOK Adds New Members

    The Daughters of the King, Emmanuel Chapter, at The Church of the Good Shepherd in Kansas City welcomes three new members on September 12th, 2021. The new members are Sandy Rose, Pam Lipari and Janet Smith. Congratulations to all. For more information about the Daughters of the King, you can email dok@episcopalcogs.org, or contact Marie …

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  • A Note from Fr. Galen

    Disciples of Good Shepherd, Thank you to everyone who made Sunday Fun Day a Success! Christian Formation Members hosted a wonderful End of Summer Sunday party on Sunday after the 10:15 service. The hotdogs, chips, beverages, were delicious. Lakeside Nature Center animals were interesting, diverse, and fun. We had sack races, an egg throw, and …

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  • Reading: Prayer of Silence

    Companions The wise tell us that God abides in silence — that God speaks in the silent serenity of the heart. Let us not speak of silence: rather, let silence speak to us of God. Together let us enter through the door of serenity the silence of our hearts. The chatter of our fears, our …

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  • A Note from our Rector

    Area schools begin the 2021-2022 academic year this week. All of us the best for the precious gift of children and youth in furthering their education. Once again, we’ll need to watch carefully for school buses and children walking to class. Join me in a Prayer for Schools and Colleges. O Eternal God: bless all …

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  • Meet Our Religious Communities: The Community of the Holy Spirit

    Meet Our Religious Communities: The Community of the Holy Spirit Meet the Community of the Holy Spirit, a religious community for women in The Episcopal Church: How have CHS Sisters experienced their call to monastic life? The call to monastic life has been different for each Sister. Some have known from childhood that God was …

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  • What Part of the Body of Christ Am I?

    What Part of the Body of Christ Am I?  By Denise Rox The following is an excerpt from The Royal Cross . . . . . . Following Christ can be full of exciting adventures. Opening your heart to the Holy Spirit and discovering your gift is a way to step outside yourself and extend …

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  • Solar Collector Update

    Solar Collector Update Bart’s Electrical has determined the solar panels on the roof of the office area has saved $4,000.00 in our electrical bill the last twelve months. We continue to be good stewards of the earth and our finances by harnessing the power of the sun. We will be sharing quarterly reports from this …

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  • Sunday School begins September 12th

    Sunday School begins September 12th After a long recess, we look forward to resuming Sunday School classes for children aged 3 thru 5th grade at 10 a.m. (shortly before the 10:15 a.m. worship begins).  Three classes will be available:  Pre-school thru 1st grade, 2nd grade (We have a large number in this age group!), 3rd-5th …

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  • “The Quality of Mercy”

    “The Quality of Mercy” A post from parishioner, Nancy Marcy. The piece I quoted in church on July 25 is taken from William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. It occurs where Portia demands Shylock be merciful, stating that “The quality of mercy is not strain’d, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven/Upon the place beneath” (Act-IV, Scene-I). …

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