Christ and Cocktails
Join us for “Christ and Cocktails” every Thursday from June 7 through July 12, from 5:15-6:15 p.m. at various locations in Kansas City. Christ turned water into wine. Join us as we enjoy drinks and conversation about topics of spiritual interest. Sign up on the Christ and Cocktails page to find out where we’ll be meeting and what we’ll be talking about each week. Questions? Please contact Rev. Kristin Riegel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Friends Washers Tournament
All are invited to attend the Second Friends Washers Tournament on Saturday, June 23, at Dave and Lydia Jeter’s home (4404 SW Hickory Ln. Blue Springs, MO). We will gather at 5 p.m., the tournament will begin at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be held at 7 p.m. Meat, sodas, and utensils will be provided. Please bring your own beverages and lawn chairs. RSVP to Lydia Jeter at email@example.com.
Open Book Discussion
Open Book Discussion will gather on Tuesday, July 11, at 7 p.m. in the Parlor to discuss Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory, by Tod Bolsinger. This book is informing Second’s strategic planning process, and it is being widely read throughout the congregation. Using the uncharted journey of Lewis and Clark as a frame of reference, Bolsinger explores how the church can lead in an unexpected cultural context. He draws from his pastoral experience and addresses the complexity of leading churches with wisdom and impacting our ever-changing world. Invite a friend and join us for a great discussion. Open Book Discussion is going to try the second Tuesday of the month as a regular meeting time for a while to see how it works.
Summer Youth Movie Nights
In conjunction with our current sermon series, youth nights this summer are centering around some of our favorite movies. From The Goonies to Harry Potter to Black Panther, we are watching a number of films and then talking about their inherent cultural and Biblical themes. Youth Nights, for 6th-12th graders, are held every Sunday from 4:30-6 p.m. This summer, we are meeting in Westminster Hall. Join us for popcorn, movies, and meaningful conversation.
KCMO Housing Policy Meeting
The City of Kansas City, MO will host a Housing Policy meeting on Monday, June 18, at 6 p.m. at Second. This meeting will be the sixth and final session in a series of citywide meetings that are being held in various locations in Kansas City. At the meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss current and future citywide housing issues. More information on the meeting can be on the City of KCMO website.
The Open Table
Second’s new community of hospitality and conversation gathers from 6:30-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays each month around shared meals, songs, and short topical discussions about how spirituality and life intersect. All are encouraged to participate, from contributing to the meal, assisting with setup of our common spaces, or leading a short discussion/experience. For more information, please visit theopentablekc.com.