We are moving forward as a church! Our methods are changing, but the mission of evangelism and discipleship remains the same. There is a place of service and growth for all who attend onsite or online. There is no better time for members or guests to be immersed in God’s Word.
Join us for AWANA Wednesdays at 6:30pm as we have fun and memorize God’s word!
As children enter into the pivotal elementary years, AWANA ensures that kids are not only knowledgeable of God’s Word but are able to apply His truth to their lives and face anything as disciples of Christ.
High School | Refuel
,Refuel is our weekly worship and discipleship time for high school students. We meet in the K-Hall from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Each week we worship God through song, play exciting games, and learn more about God from His word. Join us on Wednesday nights for an amazing night with friends, and bring someone with you!
Middle School | Fusion
Fusion is our weekly worship time for middle school students. We meet downstairs in the Foundry from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Each week we worship God through song, play exciting games, and learn more about God from His word. Join us on Wednesday nights for an amazing night with friends, and bring someone with you!
Find Your People
Led by Miranda Renfro
Wednesdays | Jul. 6 – Aug. 10
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Find Your People begins with a look at the original community in Genesis, the Trinity, and the creation of people to see what God had planned for us all along. We will also discover throughout the study the life patterns required to build deep, connected relationships.
*There is no child care provided during this study.
Women’s Small Group Discipleship Class
Led by Christian Barnes
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
*Summer & Fall 2022 sign-ups coming soon.
The LBC Women’s Ministry is offering a special discipleship class for all women. This ministry will focus on fellowship, accountability, better Bible comprehension, and establishing spiritual disciplines. Meetings will be in a small group setting on a weekly basis. This program runs for two semesters.
Apples of Gold
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
*Fall 2022 sign-ups coming soon.
Apples of Gold is a women’s group, that meets weekly to provide an opportunity for younger women to be mentored in a loving, caring environment, by women who have already traveled the path they are on. These groups meet in homes each week as they grow in God’s word.
This semester’s session begins April 4th with a Meet and Greet at 6:30PM. Meetings will occur April 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd, 9th, and 16th 6-9PM.. Celebration Dinner May 20th at 6:30PM. No child care is provided for these events.
A Time For Confidence
Led by Jeff McCracken and Dwight Ferguson
Pastor’s Reception Room
Mondays | Jul. 11 – Aug. 15
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
A 6-week video/workbook series by Dr. Stephen Nichols. Led by Jeff McCracken and Dwight Ferguson.
The 6 lessons are:
• A Time for Confidence
• Confidence in God
• Confidence in the Bible
• Confidence in Christ
• Confidence in the Gospel
• Confidence in Hope
Saturday Night Discipleship Class
Led by Tavis Hackathorn
After Sat. Night Service
A place for adults to connect and apply God’s word to their families in an interactive, book-by-book study of the Bible.
College & Career Discipleship Groups
Led by Tavis Hackathorn
Discipleship Groups are small groups that meet on a weekly basis to read and study scripture together, pray for each other and challenging one another to live out God’s Word in our everyday lives. In these groups you will build relationships with other believers as you seek to become life-long disciple makers both in the church and in your community.
Every other Thursday (Starting Jan. 27)
The Block is all about helping young adults build their life on what counts. We believe that by following God, we can change the world through Kansas City.
On a Block Night (every other Thursday at 7:00pm at LBC), you can expect to meet other young adults, both singles and married couples, hear an engaging message geared towards 20s and 30s, and have a time of reflection through music and discussion. Oftentimes there will be some form of social event after.
I Share Hope: How to share the Gospel without it being awkward
Wednesdays | Beginning Apr. 12 – May 3
This 4-week series will address four primary components to having fruitful God conversations.
*Preparation & initiation through prayer
*The power of your story and sharing the plan of salvation.
*Having the conversation. Going from “hello to the Gospel” and the follow through.
*Carefully an lovingly responding to difficult questions as well as cultural & political hot topics.
Each session will have a time of Q&A to help you right where you in your comfort level in having God Conversations to reach those you love with the Good News of Jesus Christ.
DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. Find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making.
Chronic Illness & Cancer Support Group
Available via Zoom only
Every 3rd Thursday starting Sep. 16
Join with others for a time of encouragement and resources for those dealing with chronic illness or cancer.
Contact Stephanie Shepard at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-Centered 12 Step Recovery group. A place to be open and honest about our struggles. To work on living a life that would honor God and to develop healthy relationships with those around us. Through the Celebrate Recovery program, we learn how to celebrate God’s healing power in our lives by applying the 8 recovery principles found in the Beatitudes to our daily life. By working and applying these principles, we begin to grow spiritually and become willing to accept God’s grace in solving our problems.
Led by Keith Rickard
nd and 4th Fri.Every 2
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Finding Hope is a support group for family members who want to truly help their addicted loved ones and themselves. With Christ at the Center of our hope, we work together to better understand the disease, its impact on us, and to develop strategies to survive a loved one’s addiction. In the process, some of those family members suffering addictions also find hope.