Community Life activities and groups encourage friendship, relationships and support among those who call Second their church home. Our hope is that each person will step out, meet others and open their hearts and lives to care and share with the other members of this church family.
Second Small Groups and Gatherings
Dinners for 6+2
20s and 30s Group
Young Families Group
Women’s Bible Study Group
Other small group offerings include:
(First Fridays, baseball games, art tours, and retreats)
For more information about these groups or activities contact the church office at 816-363-1300 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Downtown Bible Study
Anyone is welcome to join us from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in the fourth floor social room of San Francisco Tower at Crown Center. Bring a sack lunch and a Bible. Questions? Ask Bill Tammeus – 816-926-0366 or email@example.com.
Open Book Discussion Group
Open Book Discussion Group meets regularly on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Parlor. For more information, please contact David Warm at DWARM@MARC.org.
Second’s Knitting Group has knitted over 3,000 baby caps since beginning in January 2013. These caps, which are routinely delivered to Children’s Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center, are fulfilling a great need in our city. To get involved, please contact Carol Bliss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Harvest Hands
Harvest Hands is a group from Second that regularly volunteers at Harvesters Volunteer Outreach Center on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. The hours are 10 a.m.-12 p.m. All are welcome. This is a fun and rewarding experience. Lunch following our work is icing on the cake! Please contact Jill Hodge at email@example.com for more details. She can also be reached at 913-648-6365 or 913-206-4528.
Contemplation in Community
Brief readings and communal sharing precede a 15 minute Center Prayer period. Meetings are held on Tuesday mornings, from 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. in the Celtic Room. Enter the door by the blue Welcome awning in the west parking lot, facing Brookside Blvd. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Renee Neff-Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org, 913-262-6589, or Susan Ray, email@example.com, 816-807-4189.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Tuesday Morning Bible Study meets regularly on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. in Meeting Room A, Room 104. The group’s conversation, based on the lectionary, applies Biblical truths to everyday issues. Meetings last no longer than an hour. Join the group on your way to work or play, and start your day with a spiritual energizer (along with coffee and donuts).
The Thursday School class reads and discusses contemporary religious/spiritual books of scholars such as Elaine Pagels, Marcus Borg, and John Spong. Members take turns leading the book’s chapters for the week. The group meets in Meeting Room A, Room 104, every Thursday from 12-1 p.m. New members are welcome to come and be a part of lively, open discussions. For more information, please contact Elaine Dalgleish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Game Day Wednesdays
(formerly Bridge playing) meets every Wednesday afternoon, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The Parlor, Rm. 112, will be open for those who want to play, or learn to play, card games (our faithful bridge players will continue playing) or board games.