March 21st the women of OPCC will be going to see Casting Crowns with Zach Williams at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. The cost is $57.20 per ticket. Tickets are selling fast. So, RSVP by March 1st to Kathy Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to join us! Tickets will be purchased on March 1st. Payments can be made to Kathy Wolfe.
Mark your calendars for this year's men's trip! We will be headed out to the Walnut Ridge Ranch for a weekend of fun, manly adventures and a solid dive into what God has for us as men this year in our community. We will spend a couple of days in the word, fellowshipping together, shooting guns, fishing and getting connected. Guest speaker announced soon. The weekend will cost $200 and will include all food, Cabin lodging, clays, shells and the guest speaker. Sign Up Below.
Encounter God / Encounter Others / Encounter Change.
Encounter Teen Camps exists to support local churches in their effort to reach lost students in their community and to raise up a generation of teenagers who have an authentic walk with God and who actively share their faith. Throughout the week of camp, there is a high priority on Scripture, relevant worship, relationships within the local church, and providing opportunities for students and sponsors to sharpen their skills and prepare to consistently serve God after camp.
Encounter Camps are at Talihina, OK at the Kiamichi Baptist Assembly campground. It is for students grades 6th through 12th (grade just completed).
Camp cost this year will be $200 and include: camp admission + all food and lodging for the week and a t-shirt.
Join us immediately following service March 3rd for an Italian themed potluck. We will meet downstairs in the kids' area. This will be an awesome chance to meet new families and catch up with church members you already know. Please utilize the sign up so we are able to have a variety of foods. If you are unable to bring food, please come and enjoy the food and fellowship! See you there!
Sunday, December 23 at 10am OPCC will celebrate the birth of Jesus with a special Christmas family service during our normal worship time. The nursery will be available but the rest of the kids will join us upstairs. We encourage you to invite your friends and family to join you for this celebration.
On November 19th at 6:00pm, the Women of OPCC will be going to the Vintage Park Assisted Living facility to spend time and fellowship with the residents who live there. This is a great opportunity for us to pour into the residents there and shower them with love and encouragementinto them. Vintage Park islocated at (2989, 14430 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66223) If you have any questions, contact Kathy Wolfe at 816 896-2603.
Join us after church Sunday, November 18th for a time of fellowship, food, and our annual business meeting. We will be having a potluck meal themed "Thanksgiving Feast." Please bring your most signature dish to share! This meeting will be much like our usual potlucks with an added section where we can share with you where we are at with our yearly budget and how we are using what God provides us to support this church, its congregation, the community, and the world. Please come an celebrate with us! Sign up below to bring a dish.
This is Trunk or Treating done one step further! We will have a great display of decorated cars to trick or treat at along with carnival games, face painting, and a cake walk. Invite your friends, neighbors, and anyone who is looking for a good family friendly time.
Would you consider committing to decorating their trunks and dressing in character too? This is an opportunity to serve and be creative! We need cakes donated - not muffins, cupcakes, cookies, or pies... CAKES. If you are interested in serving with us please reach out to Molly@overlandpark.cc.
On October 20th the ladies of OPCC are heading to Powell Gardens. We will experience a signature festival called Glow: The Magic of Nature. The plan is to carpool from the church at 3:00 pm. The festival is 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. You can get tickets ($12 and $10 for 60+) and other info on powellgardens.org.
Let us know by email if you are planning to attend by October 19th.
Any questions, contact Leigh Anne Hahn at 913 788-0390 or Kathy Wolfe at 816 896-2603.
Listed below are the details about our September event. This will be held downstairs at the church on September 24th at 6:30 p.m.
We will be preparing 4 freezer crock pot meals (fresh ingredients get chopped up, measured, and thrown into ziplock bags and then cooked on the day of consumption - you'd never know that it was frozen first!):
Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Chili with Cornbread (can sub beans in place of chicken for vegetarian option)
Slow Cooker Chicken Curry (can sub chickpeas in place of chicken for vegetarian option)
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup (meatless)
Each meal has at least 4 servings and should not cost more than $10 per meal. It will likely be less, but I will not know until I do the grocery shopping. Vegetarian options will cost a little less. Everyone needs to sign up no later than Monday, September 17th in order to plan and purchase adequate groceries and supplies. When signing up, please indicate if you would like any of the vegetarian options or would only like certain recipes. Those attending, please bring a knife, cutting board, measuring cups, and cooler!
If you have any questions and would like to sign up, please contact Ashley Rafie at 281 694-4520 or myself at 816 896-2603.
There is a flyer in the foyer for you to take home and decide on the meal(s) you would like to prepare.
The men of OPCC will be Axe Throwing at Blade & Timber in Town Center on Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00 pm, arrive early. Approximate cost is $25/person, with limited slots available. Please RSVP to Dan Merkh at email@example.com in order to reserve your spot.
On August 20th, starting at 7:00 pm, the Ladies of OPCC have planned an event participating in Harvester's 'Give Lunch' program. Lunches assembled from this food drive will be used for youth feeding programs, including the homeless teen mobile food pantry. We are asking to our entire church family to help with this project. We have a specific list of food items that we must use. A handout will be available in the foyer with more details of the program as well as the food items:
* Whole grain item (crackers, pretzels, cereal etc.)
* Protein item (single serving canned meat with pop top)
* Juice box
* Snack item (chips, mixed nuts)
* Fruit cup with pop-top
* Reduced sugar dessert (pudding or Jell-O)
A box will be in the foyer for the collection of the food items. We will pack the sacks at 7:00 on August 20th in the foyer area. If you have any questions, please contact Tanis Meyers or Kathy Wolfe.
Join us August 19th immediately following service for an Beach Party themed potluck. We will meet downstairs in the OPCC kids area. We will be throwing a potluck/celebration to welcome back our pastor Jimmy from his sabbatical! This will also be an awesome chance to meet new families and catch up with church members you already know. Please utilize the sign up so we are able to have a variety of foods. If you are unable to bring food, please come and enjoy the food and fellowship! See you there!
The June Ladies of OPCC event will be on June 29th from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event will be at the Theater in the Park located in Shawnee Mission Park to see the classic play, South Pacific. We will be carpooling from the church. Please RSVP to Amy Merkh (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to join or have any questions!
- Box office opens at 6:30 pm
- Gates to the theatre seating area open at 7:00 pm
- The performance begins at 8:30 pm
- Anytime tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased online or at the gate:
* Bring your own food and soft drinks (no glass) or there is a concession stand.
Encounter Camp is a week long experience for students who have completed 6th-12th grade. The dates are June 10th-15th and the cost is $150 per camper. Scholarships are available. This is an incredible time for students to connect with the Lord and each other.
Advice & Aid Pregnancy Center’s annual Walk for Life is coming up on Saturday, June 2rd, 2017 at 8:30am. The Walk for Life is a fundraiser for Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers to allow us to serve families facing an unplanned pregnancy. This event is an opportunity to raise awareness about the life-affirming work we do for families in our community. It is a fun, family event that includes face-painting, balloon animals, prizes, food and a 2 mile walk. If you would be interested in walking as a member of the OPCC team or would like to support any of the walkers, please visit www.aapcwalk.org or contact Ashley Rafie at email@example.com or 281-694-4520. It right around the corner, so please register quickly!
This is our annual OPCC Men's retreat, (18+.) It will be held the entirety of Memorial weekend May 26-28th. This is a remote floating, fishing, and camping trip on the famed Kings River in Arkansas - one of the oldest freestone smallmouth bass rivers in the United States! A detailed "gear list" can be found below. Any questions can be directed to Shay@overlandpark.cc.
ARE YOU NEW TO OPCC?
If you are new here and would like to learn more about the church, we invite you to join us for lunch immediately after service on Sunday, April 22nd. We will talk about our values and focus as a church as well as how to become a member here at OPCC.
The March Ladies of OPCC event will be on March 24th from 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. at our church. You are invited to the Sweet Life Cafe that will consist of breakfast, lunch, worship music, God's Word, a service project and wonderful fellowship. The cost for the event is $30.00 if you register prior to March 16th. After March 16th there will be a late registration fee of $35.00.
March 21st we will be hosting an all church wide game night! This is an opportunity for us all to spend the evening together in friendly competition and fellowship. Game night is open to all ages and will be a lot of fun! This is a good time to bring your friends and family who maybe have never been to our church. Join us March 21st from 6:30pm-9pm!
Our next small group meeting time is March 20th at 6:30-8pm in the church lobby. This evening is designed to be a great starting place for newcomers at the church and somewhere to find encouragement and relationship with other people of OPCC. We spend a lot time in prayer for one another. Join us and bring a friend! This weeks Small Group will be lead by Shay Haddock.
Spend some time with your spouse while our skilled childcare workers hang out with your children. We will have games, crafts, a movie and snacks. This is a great opportunity to refuel while your kids have a blast with other kids! Cost is $10 per kid, with a max of $25 per family. Pre-registration is required. This will be for kids 10 and under.
Join us immediately following service February 4th for a breakfast themed potluck. I mean...this is going to be the best! We will meet downstairs in the OPCC Kids area. This will be an awesome chance to meet new families and catch up with church members you already know. Please utilize the sign up so we are able to have a variety of foods. If you are unable to bring food, please come and enjoy the food and fellowship!
OPCC is providing brunch for families participating in the bridges program at Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers. The bridges program is a parenting class and support group. We will provide brunch type foods, fruit, drinks, paperware, and plasticware for approximately 25 people (I will have a more accurate count closer to the event) followed by serving it and cleaning up at AAPC's Shawnee office (11644 W 75th St #4d, Shawnee, KS 66214). Brunch will be served at 10:30 am, so set-up should be completed by 10:20. If you are unable to attend, but would like to contribute, you can drop off a dish or other item to Ashley Rafie's house (14513 Floyd St. Overland Park, KS 66223) the evening of January 24th or morning of January 25th before 9am.
Our January Ladies of OPCC event will be fellowship time on January 15th at 6:30 p.m. We will be playing bunco and enjoying a variety of appetizers. Please bring your favorite appetizer to share and enjoy with others. We will be going to Abby Holbrook's house in Overland Park.
If you would like to attend this event and get directions, please RSVP by January 12th by emailing Kathy Wolfe at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 816 896-2603
Launching January 10th, is our new coffee and concert series! This is a low key event centered around community, spending time with one another and enjoying great music in our lobby.
The very first artist gracing our stage will be nationally touring singer/songwriter and worship pastor of Calvary Chapel Kansas City, Sean Lea. Sean grew up deep in the ozark hills and plays a special blend of bluesy folk music.
For more info or questions please email Corey@overlandpark.cc
Our December Ladies of OPCC event will be a service project on December 11th at 6:00 p.m. We will be singing Christmas carols, giving Christmas goodie sacks and serving some desserts. We will be going to Vintage Park Assisted Living facility at 14430 Metcalf Avenue.
If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP by December by 8th by emailing Kathy Wolfe at (email@example.com) or by phone at 816 896-2603.
Our November Ladies of OPCC event will be a fellowship gathering at Tanis Meyer's house on November 13th at 6:00 pm. Tanis will be serving soup and she said to come hungry. Also, you do not need to bring anything, just yourself. Be prepared for a couple of surprises after dinner.
Her address is:
9411 W. 81st Terrace
Overland Park, KS 66204
If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP by November 10th by emailing Kathy Wolfe at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 816 896-2603.