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

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First Sunday in Lent

 

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PancakesFIRST SUNDAY BREAKFAST  
Tomorrow between Services
 
Kick-off your March with a hearty breakfast served up by the Resurrection men this Sunday (tomorrow!) between services in the undercroft.
 
We'll be having pancakes, eggs, bacon and sausage along with some good fellowship.  Be there! 
LENTEN-EASTER FORUM Embracing an Adult Faith
Begins March 12 between services

Make space on your calendar for a special 5-week Lenten-Easter forum entitled "Embracing an Adult Faith" by contemporary theologian Marcus Borg.  This will be a video led program that lasts about 30 min followed by a short discussion.
 
The series will begin March 12 and run through the Sundays in March and then again April 9 and 23.  This will be an engaging forum that will speak to people concerning beliefs in God, Jesus, Salvation, Christian practice, and the Christian community.
The Dovekeepers
FINDING FAITH THROUGH FICTION BOOK CLUB
7 pm this Monday, March 6

The Finding Faith Through Fiction Book Club will next meet on Monday, March 6 at 7 pm in the Undercroft to discuss the book "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman.  

This book is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel intricately woven in biblical history, with a devotion and seriousness of purpose.
BLUE SPRINGS ECUMENICAL LENTEN SERVICES 
Begins Wednesday at 6 pm
Community Lenten Services
Beginning next Wednesday, March 8, Resurrection will join other Blue Springs churches in the sharing of food, fellowship and worship during Lent.  Each Wednesday in Lent, one church will host a meal beginning at 6 pm, followed by a Lenten community service at 6:40 pm  This year's theme is "What does it mean to be a Blue Springs Faith Community?"  The weekly offering from each service will be donated to the Community Services League.
 
March 8:   All Saints Lutheran; m essage by Rev. Cliff Caton
March 15:  Chapel Hill Presbyterian; message by  Rev. Tabatha Johnson
March 22:  Church of the Resurrection; message by  Rev Brad Bray
March 29:  Good Shepherd Christian; message by R ev Andrew Florio
April 5:  First Christian Church of Blue Springs; m essage by Rev. David Lynch

ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER
Saturday, March 18 at 6 pmHappy St. Patrick_s Day


Everyone love's St. Patrick's Day dinner at Resurrection!  Put on your Irish green and join us on Saturday, March 18 at 6 pm in the undercroft for corned beef, cabbage, Irish potatoes, carrots, rolls, salad and dessert. Hot dogs and chips will be available for those who (for some odd reason) are not Irish.

 

Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 - 12 (free under 5).  Please invite your friends and relatives.  A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.  Proceeds will go to Church projects. 

FRIDAYS DURING LENT Stations of the Cross
Praying of the Rosary at 11:30 am
Stations of the Cross at 12:15 pm and 7 pm
 
Join us every Friday during Lent beginning at 11:30 am with the Praying of the Rosary followed by Stations of the Cross at 12:15 pm.   Stations of the Cross will also be held at 7 pm each Friday. 
Soles 4 Souls SOLES-4-SOULS RETURNS
Shoes now being accepted

During Lent (March 1 through April 13), we will collect used footwear in any condition

Please place your donated shoes in a designated box that will be placed in the Narthex.   Members of the Outreach Committee will pack, count, and deliver them to All Saints Lutheran Church which will deliver them to the collection site for Soles for Souls. This organization will repair and pass on the footwear to those who have none.

Please invite your friends and family members to participate!  Click here for more information.
Bible Study
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY
Every Wednesday at 1 pm


Reconnect and participate in Bible Study, held every Wednesday at 1 pm in the Undercroft.  We use the weekly lessons as the foundation for our discussion.  No preparation or special study guides needed.  Why not consider this as a Lenten discipline this year?  Get into the Word!