Job Announcement

        Position Description   Director of Ministries with Children, Youth and Families   St. John’s United Methodist Church | 6900 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64113       SETTING   St. John’s United Methodist Church is a faith community of approximately 400 members in a neighborhood south of the Country Club Plaza. The church is...
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A Note of Thanks from Pastor Jim

May 21, 2018       Grace and Peace to my dear friends at St. John’s UMC.     As we each journey through life we reach certain milestones.  For me, the awarding of a doctor of ministry degree is the last milestone in my formal education.  All of my university and seminary education has been accomplished while I was also working full-time, either in the military, the...
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VBS IS HERE ALL WEEK!

      VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL ALL WEEK!     BLESS THE CHILDREN & VOLUNTEERS!       We’re having a lot of fun with this year’s theme: “ROLLING RIVER RAMPAGE” and you made it happen!   A BIG “Thank You” to all our VBS Families and wonderful volunteers!  Join us this Sunday for a VBS Celebration.  Please join...
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You Are Welcome Here

Belonging …         All of us seek and want to find a place where we are welcomed and can belong.  Some feel like they can belong anywhere.  Others question if they belong, even in a local church.   We, the people of St. John’s, want you to know that all are welcome here!  We want to emphasize that everyone − and we mean everyone − can come and belong...
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Special Sermon Series

    My Struggle with the Old Testament and …     |GENOCIDE       |CONDEMNATION       |EXCLUSIVITY       |SHAME Late winter and early spring of this year, our pastor’s Bible study progressed through the Old Testament and its main theme of God who is seeking to stay in covenant connection with a certain community and now us.  However, from a modern and...
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