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Watch Where You Sit!

An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing. A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, 'Can I also sit like you and do nothing?' The eagle answered: 'Sure, why not.' So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit and ate it. Moral of the story: To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high!


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Connectional Day Of Prayer

You are cordially invited to Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, 3808 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri 64130 at 12:00 Noon on April 13, 2015 to our Connectional Day of Prayer Service.


Theme: "a Time of repentance," Daniel 9:11-20


For more information contact at 816-861-6614 or ebenezerchurch38@att.net


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Rev. Annie Mayberry, Facilitator

Rev. Brenda J. Hayes, Senior Pastor

Team Midwest Fish Fry

When: Good Friday, April 3, 2015

Where: Willis Chapel AME Church, 5332 South Benton Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri

2:30 – 5:00 PM. Donation  $10


Dine In or Takeout!


Fundraiser Sponsored by the Midwest Lay Organization - Team Midwest!


Menu: Catfish Fillet, Spaghetti, Green Beans, Cole Slaw or Potato Salad, White or Wheat, Bread, Dessert, Soda or Bottled Water

Official Midwest Conference Lay Organization Webiste

I am pleased to announce that the new website for Team Midwest Conference Lay Organization is: www.Teammidwestlay.org

Check it out!

Melvin L. Jenkins, President

First Church Prayer Breakfast

On Saturday, April 25th, First AME Church will host our 2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast. This celebration will begin at 9:00am and will be held at Oak Ridge Family Life Center, 9301 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City. 


The preacher for this occasion will be Bishop Clement Fugh, Presiding Prelate of the 14th District. Our theme is "Lord I’m Available to You," and our scriptural reference is Isaiah 6:8, And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” 


Tickets to the Prayer Breakfast are available for $25.00 each.  To purchase tickets, please contact me by email at pastor.bsett@gmail.com or by phone at (816) 812-1201.  




Rev. Barry Settle, Pastor

First AME Church, KCK

Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, Olathe, Kansas Is For Sale

If you are interested in this property, please call Paul Sims @ 816.803.7542.

St. Paul, Olathe, Kansas for sale.On October 6, 2014 St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 400 W. Spruce Street, Olathe, Kansas held a Church Conference to discuss and make a decision about the future of the church. By a unanimous vote of the membership, St. Paul decided to close its doors.

Some of the reasons include, but are not limited to, a dwindling membership and the inability to pay current financial obligations. St. Paul stood as the only A.M.E. Church in Johnson County, the State of Kansas.

Please keep the former members of St. Paul in your prayers as they seek another place to worship.


From One Of Our Readers In Cyberspace!

Thank you for being so diligent in keeping the Fifth Episcopal District so informed.  It means so much to be able to obtain inspiring, informational and accurate data about our Zion at just the click of the mouse. May God continue bless you and your entire staff for your efforts.

Celia Square

Thank you Celia for your words of encouragement! When I started building Websites over twelve years ago, there were many people who could not see the importance of having an Online presence. I learned how to build and maintain Websites in order to reach beyone the walls of the local church into the global community. It hasn't been easy and many times I have considered giving up. I want you to know that people like you give me a reason to continue. Once again, thank you Celia!


Presiding Elder Donna F. Roberson will be retiring and celebration over 35 years of ministry and turning 75 years young and we want you to be part of this new chapter in her life!

Lodging available June 11 and/or June 12, 2015 @ the Hilton Garden Inn, Independence, Missouri. Doubles $84.00 & Kings $84.00 plus taxes. Group Type: SMERF Group

Call Stacie Mason 913-944-1048 or send an email to: e_aseme@yahoo.com for any questions.

To Purchase Ticket(s) please payable to: Gregg Tabernacle AME Church, mail to: Gregg Tabernacle AMEC, P.O. Box 5913, Kansas City, Missouri 64171-0913. ATTN RRBC-ROAST

FREE Youth Program - Summer Transportation Institute

It is our pleasure to announce the availability of an exciting opportunity for high school students in the Greater Kansas City area. This summer the University of Missouri Kansas City Institute for Human Development will host their 12th Annual Kansas City Summer Transportation Institute (KCSTI) that will be held on the campus of UMKC June 15 - July 10, 2015 (9:00am – 4:00pm; Monday–Friday). The KCSTI is a fun, interactive, engaging, and hands on learning opportunity designed to create awareness and stimulate interest in the wealth of career opportunities that exist in the transportation industry. With one in seven careers being transportation related, this Institute offers a tremendous opportunity for students to explore future transportation related career opportunities.

The KCSTI is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and is open to students attending public and private high schools in the greater Kansas City area (both Missouri & Kansas schools). There is no cost to attend.  Visit www.kcsti.com for detailed information about this year’s Institute, the promotional flyer, and the application!

St. Luke A.M.E. Church, Liberty, Missouri To Offer Screening Center

In partnership with the "Black Health Care Coalition"  Julie Leibold RN/FCN is facilitating a new "Screening Center "in Liberty at the St. Luke A.M.E. Church.  Annual Cholesterol screening and monthly glucose and blood pressure.  There are also plans for a  "Walking Club".  The Black Health Care Coalition offers several programs for the Community using their Healthy Generations.

Saint Luke, Liberty is located at 433 North Main Street  Liberty,  Missouri  64068.

Rev. Helen Benton-Harris, Pastor

Cub Scout Pack At Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church

Under the leadership of Pastor Keith J. Cordier, Sr. (an Eagle Scout), Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church, located at 8607 Longview Road  Kansas City, Missouri, invites boys from ages 7 to 10 to join Christ Our Redeemer's Cub Scout Pack 531!  If you live in the South Kansas City, Missouri area, this is an excellent opportunity for your son to learn valuable skills that will help him through life's challenges. Meetings are every Thursday night at 7:00 p.m.  Interested? Call the church at (816) 761-4989,  or send an Email to coram@sbcglobal.net 

Rev. Keith J. Cordier, Sr., Pastor

It's Prayer Time!

Just wanted to remind everyone to please join us every Monday at 8a.m. as we pray for each other! The number is 712.775.7300; access code #296834. Each week, one of us will lead the prayer call. If you're interested in leading, please contact me and I will put you in the rotation. You may e-mail your prayer requests directly to: mwcpray4pastors@gmail.com.

Have a great day!

Bethel Community Computer Center

Bethel A.M.E. Church is located at 2329 Flora Avenue, Kanas City, Missouri.


Website: http://www.bccckc.org/  Mark Broome, Coordinator - Email: mark.broome@bccckc.org


Rev. Robert R. Shaw, Pastor


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Programs available:

5 week General Office Basic Skills Class, which is a comprehensive, 75 hour, certificate based course designed to bring up to speed GED graduates with at least a 2 year work history, to be able to secure employment as secretaries, receptionist, or general office workers. Our 1st class commenced on June 4th and graduated August 2012. Below are links to the Sunday service that honored the graduates:


https://vimeo.com/45413357, https://vimeo.com/45414233, http://vimeo.com/45415096


The Enhanced Job Search Skills Class, This class was created based on requests from the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, Second Chance Resource Specialist, who manage parolee populations. This class offers an intensive 25 hour program of job search techniques, interviewing skills building, workplace basics & behaviors, resume/cover letter writing, and self-esteem classes. This class is specifically crafted to allow youthful offenders find employment quickly, and maintain that employment! In time, this course will be extended to 40 hours, and offered to anyone in the community seeking employment. (more)

Rebuilding The Wall Brick By Brick

To Our Christian Friends:

East Wall of Mariah WalkerWe, the members of Mariah Walker AME Church are pleading for your prayers and support as we are preparing to rebuild the wall of our church. As you may know, we have not been able to worship at Mariah Walker due to this damage. Mariah Walker has been our home for over 50 years and we want it to be open another 50 years. Our goal is to raise $10,000.00 by the end of June 2014 with God’s help. We are workers together with him.

We would be grateful for any donations as we prepare to return home with your help. Our situation should not change our praise and our praise can certainly change our situation.

“Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord.” Haggai 1:8

$100.00     SPONSOR

$ 75.00      GOLD

$ 50.00      SILVER


Please send donations made payable to Mariah Walker A.M.E. Church, 2704 Linwood  Kansas City,  Missouri  64127. 

The Mariah Church Family

Rev. Valencia Jackson


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Don't Die for Love: Escape the Cycle of Violence!

At the Sixth Annual WMS Convention of the Midwest Annual Conference, Darlene Dunn recounted a chilling story of her escape from domestic abuse. Her heart wrenching story has been captured in her book entitled, "Don't Die for Love: Escape the Cycle of Violence." Order a copy today!

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