Episcopal Church
of the Resurrection
1433 NW R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, Missouri  64015
(816) 228-4220
Friday, April 20, 2018

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I would like to start a discussion about adding an alternative service Fr. David Lynch at our parish on either Saturday or Sunday evening. This service would be different from the two existing Sunday morning services with different music and a different liturgical format. My interest in considering this additional service is to give folks an opportunity to attend a spiritual experience at a time other than Sunday morning.

Things I am considering include:
  • Holding this service on Saturday or Sunday evening around 5:30 pm in a casual setting
  • Having contemporary music from the Taize and Cursillo traditions and other sources;
  • Involving youth and folks of all ages in reading and liturgical participation
What I need to know most is which day works better for you?   Look for more information to come in the next few weeks, including a very brief survey I hope will help us make a good decision.
This Saturday, April 21 at 1:00 pm Taylor
You are invited to participate in a fundraiser tomorrow, April 21, at 1:00 pm at Sinclair's Restaurant, 1402 NW Hwy 7, in Blue Springs to benefit Wigs for Kids.  Our own Taylor G. is a beneficiary of this wonderful program!

$10 buys 12 games of BINGO plus an afternoon of fun with awesome prizes, a silent auction, $3 kids meals, live kid's character appearances plus Happy Hour food & drink specials!Wigs for KIds

Wigs for Kids is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides wigs to children suffering from hair loss at no charge to their family.

Saturday, May 5 at 7:00 pm
Cinco de MayoJoin us for our Cinco de Mayo dinner at 7:00 pm on Saturday, May 5 in the undercroft. Spend an evening with friends and enjoy delicious Mexican food and margaritas!
Adults  $15.00
Children under 12  $5.00
Margaritas  $2.00

All proceeds will go to a special Resurrection project to be announced!!    Please sign-up in the Narthex or contact Diane Gerlach.
BOOK CLUB  The Invention of Wings
Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm
The Finding Faith Through Fiction Book Club will meet at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 7 in the undercroft.   This month's selection has been changed to "The Invention of Wings"  by Sue Monk Kidd.
The book is the fictionalized history of the Grimké sisters, Sarah and Angelina (Nina), who were at the forefront of the abolitionist and women's rights movements, wound around the intriguing narrative of a young slave, Hetty, who was given to Sarah as an 11th birthday present. Sarah despises slavery, even at that early age, and out of principle attempts to reject the gift.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTER TRAINING  Eucharistic Minister Training    
Saturday, May 12, 9:30 am
The Rev. Deacon Donna Stanford will conduct a Eucharistic Minister Training session at the Church of the Resurrection. on Saturday, May 12 beginning at 9:30 am.

RSVP by calling Episcopal Church of the Resurrection at 816-228-4220.
For more information or questions please feel free to call the parish phone number, e-mail Rev. David Lynch at drlynch2012@gmail.com  or  click here.
Please donate for Blessing Bags
Do you have any baseball type caps or bandanas that are cluttering up your closet?  The Outreach Committee would appreciate you donating them for placement in our Blessing Bags for the homeless this summer. Please leave donations in the Outreach Room.  If you have questions please call Pat Carle or Annie Scott.
Mark Your Calendars
Important events and dates
See the  on-line calendar  for updates 

Thursday, April 26:  Bridge Club at 7:00 pm
Sunday, April 29:   Emergency Planning Committee meeting between services at 9:10 am
Saturday, May 5:  Cinco de Mayo Dinner at 7:00 pm
Monday, May 7:  Finding Faith Trough Fiction Book Club at 7:00 pm
Saturday, May 12:  Eucharistic Minister Training at 9:30 am
Saturday, June 2:  CPR/AED class at 9:00 am