Announcements & Events

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS

(Note: These events are subject to change. To verify an event please check with the church office.)
Worship is now in person or online, depending on your preference.

Sundays
  • 9:30 am, Youth Group/Sunday School for youth Kindergarten-12th grade.
  • 10:45 am, Worship Service (in-person or online)
  • Youth Group/Sunday School
Tuesdays
  • 6:30 pm, Cub Scouts
Wednesdays
  • 6:00 am, Men's Prayer Breakfast
  • 6:00 pm, Standing in Faith Evening Fellowship in the Jubilation Center. We meet every Wednesday evening except for the 1st Wednesday.
    Food is served at 6:00 p.m. with a time of learning beginning at 6:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 pm, Boy Scouts
  • Choir Live - Let's Make a Joyful Noise!
    We meet weekly in the Sanctuary from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The choir is open for those 16 years and older.
    Thanks to Kayla for leading, to Susan for playing the piano, and to all the singers for their talents. For questions or more information, please contact Kayla Vickrey.
Our Mobile Ministry is available for anyone to use. Please contact the church office if you would like to take advantage of this opportunity to worship with family or friends.

Attention Choir Members
In light of several circumstances surrounding our Church Family at the current time, we have decided to suspend Choir for the time being. We'd love to have a variety of Music Ministry Specials. If you would be interested in providing a Music Ministry Special, please, contact Kayla Vickrey.

Welcome New Pastor
WELCOME NEW PASTOR

Reverend Moose (Musonda) Ngolwe was born in Zambia, Southern Africa. He grew up in a faith-oriented family where his praying grandmother guided him to seek a life of righteousness, integrity, and self- discipline. Moose accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at the tender age of six (6) and was baptized in the United Methodist Church. He was very active in his home church as a youth and young adult.

Moose was educated at Namwianga Christian Mission School. He attended the University of Zambia, majoring in Social Counseling, before joining the United States Aid for International Development (USAID) in January 2003- 2015. Moose holds an Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Counselling and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Kansas Christian College (KCC). He is currently in his third year of a Master of Divinity (MDiv) Degree at Saint Paul School of Theology, Leawood, Kansas.

Here in the US, Moose has served in the leadership team in 2016, at East Shore United Methodist Church, Euclid, Ohio. Moose took on the ministry of driving the church bus serving the senior citizens of the church and community. Moose served in the leadership team at Red Bridge United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Missouri as an Associate for Hospitality from 2017 until he was appointed Pastor of Grandview United Methodist Church, Grandview, Missouri, in 2021.

Reverend Moose and his wife Ms. Penelope (Penny) have been married for 21 years and have two children, daughter Jennipher 17, and son Paul 15. Both Jennipher and Paul are confirmed and baptized members of the United Methodist Church.


Vacation Bible School
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Get ready for an exciting and spiritually enriching experience at the Vacation Bible School (VBS) hosted by Knob Knoster United Methodist Church!

This year's theme is "Camp Firelight," which promises to bring children closer to God through fun activities, captivating stories, and memorable lessons. The event is taking place from Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 12th, running daily from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.

During these sessions, kids can look forward to engaging in various camp-themed games, crafts, music, and snacks that tie into each day's unique spiritual focus. By combining learning with entertainment, VBS at Knob Knoster UMC aims to create an inclusive environment where young minds grow in faith while building lasting friendships.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity for your child, and let them embark on a life-changing adventure filled with love, laughter, and light!


Sunday's Message
SUNDAY'S MESSAGE

Sunday, July 14
Message By: Pastor Moose
SCRIPTURE: Ephesians 1:3-14
MESSAGE TITLE: Treasures, He provides us
Liturgist: Sharon Humes



Weekly Devotion
WEEKLY DEVOTION

As follows of Jesus Christ, we have come to understand the wonderful grace we have received in our adoption by God. As Paul writes to the Ephesians, he speaks of praise to the Father, and of how we've been blessed in the heavenly realms and of the riches of a grace lavished on us. And just as a child has nothing to do with their adoption and may only learns of it much later, our spiritual adoption was done for us very early. In fact, it is so early that it predates us, or anyone else! We were picked out by God before the creation of the world!! What an amazing gift from an amazing and loving
God. Glory to God. Amen.


Save the Date
UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday - Friday, July 8-12
Vacation Bible School

Monday, July 15
6:00 PM - Finance Meeting
6:30 PM - Administrative Board Meeting

Saturday, July 20
7:30 AM - Community Breakfast

VBS
Join us as we go on A Summer Camp Adventure with God! We are on our way to Camp Firelight VBS! Our VBS will take place Monday - Friday, July 8-12 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. There will be a Ministry Moment Sunday with more details concerning various needs we will have. Please give some thought to helping us help kids. Stay tuned for much more information to come.



RECURRING EVENTS


Sundays
9:30 AM - Youth Group/Sunday School for youth Kindergarten-12th grade
10:45 AM - Worship with Nursery

Wednesdays
6:00 AM - Men's Prayer Breakfast
8:30/9:15 AM - Get Fit/Get Flexible Exercise Class

Fridays
8:30/9:15 AM - Get Fit/Get Flexible Exercise Class


Church Meetings
MEETINGS AT OUR CHURCH

Monday, July 15
6:00 PM - Finance Meeting
6:30 PM - Administrative Board Meeting


Facilities Rental
FACILITIES RENTAL

The Knob Noster United Methodist Church offers a warm and welcoming facility space available for rent, providing a versatile and accommodating venue for various events and gatherings. Our facility boasts well-appointed rooms suitable for a range of purposes, from community meetings to special occasions. With ample parking and convenient accessibility, our spaces cater to the needs of both small and large groups.

Whether you're planning a wedding reception, a place to meet, or a social gathering, then we might have the solution you've been looking for.

By choosing the Knob Noster United Methodist Church as your event venue, you'll not only enjoy the comfort and convenience of our facilities but also the warmth and hospitality of our community.

Download our Facilities Rental Agreement & Information from our Online Library.


Ministry Moments
MINISTRY MOMENT

Please consider volunteering for a special opportunity to showcase your talents and share your spiritual journey during our upcoming Ministry Moment event at Knob Noster United Methodist Church.

We invite all members of our congregation to volunteer and offer their unique gifts, whether it be a musical talent, a testimony of God's grace in your life, or a demonstration of the Holy Spirit's work within you. This is a chance for us to come together as a community and celebrate the diversity of gifts that God has bestowed upon us.

If you feel called to participate, please reach out to the church office to schedule your sharing during an upcoming Ministry Moment. Let's join hands in gratitude and fellowship as we witness the beauty of God's work in each other's lives.


Missions Pail
MISSIONS PAIL

In the spirit of giving and community support, Knob Noster United Methodist Church is dedicated to making a positive impact this New Year. Our Mission's Pail collection will be directed towards the Knob Noster Food Pantry, a vital local resource. Through your generous contributions, we aim to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need within our community.

The Mission's Pail giving for July, Aug, and Sept will go toward Our Sister Church in Mozambique

Let's come together to embody the true spirit of the season and extend a helping hand to those who could use our support.


Breakfast
MEN'S WEDNESDAY BREAKFAST

The Men's Wednesday Breakfast is where men come together to pray for each other, and our loved ones, lifting their needs/desires up to our Heavenly Father and building relationships with each other, bearing one another's burdens. It is a time for men; young and old to eat, fellowship, build new friendships, and get to know one another.

We meet every Wednesday at 6:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. We are looking forward to seeing you at the next breakfast.


COMMUNITY BREAKFAST

Join us at Knob Noster United Methodist Church for a delightful breakfast experience every third Saturday of the month from 7:30 to 10:30 am. We're looking for enthusiastic helpers to assist during these events, whether you can commit to the entire time or just part of it. If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please don't hesitate to reach out to Neva. Our shared mission is to cultivate God's Church by fostering a vibrant and connected community.

Mark your calendars for our upcoming breakfast date(s):

Saturday, June 15, 2024

We look forward to having you join us in building a stronger community together!


First Sundays Potluck
FIRST SUNDAYS POTLUCK

Be a part of our cherished tradition: First Sundays Potluck at Knob Noster United Methodist Church!
The next Potluck date is: Sunday, July 7.

Join us after the worship service for a delightful gathering filled with Fun, Food, and Fellowship in our welcoming fellowship hall. It's our monthly carry-in lunch, and everyone is invited to contribute by bringing at least one food item of your choice.

Come together with the congregation for a time of warmth, sharing, and connection. Let's make this First Sunday of the month a memorable occasion as we enjoy delicious meals and each other's company.


United Women in Faith
UNITED WOMEN IN FAITH

The United Women of Faith in the United Methodist Church represent a vibrant and empowering force within our congregation. Comprising women of diverse backgrounds and ages, this dedicated group is united by their unwavering faith and commitment to serving both their church and the wider community. They come together regularly to support one another in their spiritual journeys, fostering deep friendships and a profound sense of sisterhood. Beyond the walls of the church, the United Women in Faith are a dynamic force for positive change, engaging in various outreach programs, charity initiatives, and advocacy efforts. Their passion for making a difference is a testament to their strong faith and the belief that together, they can uplift lives and spread God's love far and wide. Their unwavering dedication inspires all who encounter them and serves as a shining example of faith in action.

Please join us for our next monthly United Women in Faith meeting on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 in the Jubilation Center. For more information, please contact Sharon Humes.

Visit UWFaith.org

Son-shine Pre-School
SON-SHINE PRE-SCHOOL

MORE PRAISE!!!
We are blessed to have Son-shine Pre-School. We have a committed director, dedicated teachers, and helpers. Our goal is to have 40 children each semester.

About a month ago we had 21 registered. We asked for prayer.

Ask God to bless the children already signed up. Next, give thanks to God for all the children he will lead our way. Also, help us get out the word to all families in our area.


If you have any questions or potential students, please reach out to Glenda at 1-660-563-2429.
GOOD NEWS...as of today...We have increased to 32 students.

Keep praying...keep thanking God…keep reaching out. There is still time to reach our goal.

Visit our Son-Shine Preschool web page.


Youth and Children
YOUTH & CHILDREN

We give thanks to God for the increase of children on Sunday mornings. Katie and her helpers do a great job. However, ages can range from 2-12. So, Katie is looking for added volunteers so we can provide classes that better fit the ages of the children. If you are willing to help, any number of Sundays, please contact Katie ASAP.


Help Wanted
HELP WANTED

Church Nursery Worker
Please volunteer as a Nursery Worker on Sundays. The signup sheet is in the east foyer. Thank you.

There is a computer and TV with instructions on how to watch the Worship Service live on Facebook. Sometimes the child might arrive a little late, so please wait until the children's church starts before returning to the sanctuary if nobody shows up, thank you.


Outreach, Volunteers, & Helpers
OUTREACH, VOLUNTEERS, & HELPERS

Happy Birthday!
Just a reminder that the youth are actively collecting items for PB&J bags and Birthday bags. Donations of peanut butter & jelly, along with cash donations for bread, will be donated and given away at the Panther Pantry. Items needed for Birthday bags include: disposable cake pans, cake mix, frosting, candles, sprinkles/decorations, birthday cards, and brown paper bags. The birthday bags will be an ongoing project, with bags being assembled and offered to those who visit the Jubilation Center for their WIC appointments. Thanks for your help and if you have any questions, contact John or Matt.

Son-Shine Kids pre-School Board Positions
We are in need to fill 2-3 positions on the Son-Shine Kids Pre-School Board. The positions will begin as of January 1. If you are interested in volunteering, please let James know in the church office. If you have any questions, please see Mike Ringen, Ad. Council Chair or Neva Allen, SPRC Chair.

Altar Flower Calendar

If you would like to provide Altar Flowers in Memory of Someone, or in Honor of Someone, or to celebrate a Special Event, all you need to do is sign up on the Altar Flower Calendar.
For more details contact Debbie Pfister.

Ministry Moment Opportunities
If you have a Ministry, Event, or Personal Witness, you would like to share with our church family, please, contact the Office and reserve your Sunday.

Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange
Our Social-Relational Team is coordinating a Jigsaw Puzzle exchange ministry. Please limit yourself to bringing and taking no more than 2 or 3 at a time. For more information contact Eula Burton.

Mobile Ministry
Our Mobile Ministry is available for anyone to use. If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity to worship with family or friends, please contact the church office.

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