2014 Regional Calendar

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2014 GREATER KANSAS CITY REGIONAL ASSEMBLY
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014
PARKHILL CHRISTIAN CHURCH

More information to be announced as it becomes available in upcoming regional publications.

FEBRUARY 2014
(All Events/Dates/Times are subject to change)

5 Personnel Committee, Regional Center, 11:30 AM
6 Reservation deadline for the February Disciples Ministers’ Association
6 Foxwood Springs Retirees, Foxwood Springs, Raymore, 12:00 PM
6 Christian Ministry Scholarship Fund Dinner, Raymore CC, 6:00 PM
6 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office, 6:00-9:00 PM
6-7 College of Regional Ministers, Indianapolis, 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
7 “A Nite Out” sponsored by MOKAN Fellowship, New Vision CC, 9101 Blue Ridge, Kansas City, MO 7:00 PM. Speaker, Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale.
8 Foundations “Ministry Contextualization, Central Baptist Theological Seminary
8-11 General Board Meeting, Indianapolis, 6:00 PM to 12:00 Noon
9 Soul Repair Congregational Training, Community Christian Church, Centennial Hall, 12:30 to 2:00 PM
10 Ordination & Standing Commission, RCCR, 9:00 AM
12 Regional Assembly Planning Team, RCCR, 1:00 PM
13 New Church, Meeting Place TBD, 9:00 AM
13 Disciples Ministers’ Association, Eastgate Christian Church, 11:00 AM
13 History & Polity Class Regional Center Office, 6:00-9:00 PM
15 Bi-monthly packet deadline. Flyer submittals should be dated March 1 and beyond.
16 Week of Compassion Offering
19 Tall Oaks, Overland Park CC, Room 46, 9:30 AM
19 Budget & Finance, RCCR, 1:30 PM
20 Congregational Leadership Profile Reports due to Greater KC Regional Office Today.
20 Regional Staff, RCCR, 12:00 Noon lunch, 12:30 meeting
20 Executive Committee, Overland Park CC, Fireside Room, 2:00 PM
20 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office, 6:00-9:00 PM
22 Welcoming Church Event, Saint Andrew Christian Church, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
23 Week of Compassion Offering
23 Overland Park Christian Church – “Bring A Friend Day” Sanctuary Dedication Day
26 Interim Ministry, Overland Park CC Fireside Room, 9:30 AM
27 Clergy Transformation & Revitalization Support Group, Country Club Christian, 12:00 PM
27 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office, 6:00-9:00 PM
28 Deadline for Ministers’ Report to the OGMP
28-March 2 Children’s Worship and Wonder Training Event, Eastgate CC, Independence, MO

MARCH 2014
(All Events/Dates/Times are subject to change)

5 Ash Wednesday
5 Personnel Committee, RCCR, 11:30 AM
6 Reservation deadline for the March Disciples Ministers’ Association
6 Foxwood Springs Retirees, Foxwood Springs, Raymore, 12:00 PM
6 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM.
8 Foundations “Ethics,” Central Baptist Theological Seminary
9 Daylight Savings Time begins
10 Ordination & Standing Commission, RCCR, 9:00 AM
12 Commissioned Ministry Commission, Overland Park CC Fireside Room, 1:00 PM
13 New Church, Meeting place and time to be determined
13 Disciples Ministers’ Association, meeting place TBD, 11:00 AM
13 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM.
14 Newsletter deadline. Articles should be dated April 1 and beyond.
14-15 Women’s Spring Retreat, Tall Oaks, 4:00 PM to 4:00 PM
15 Deadline for 2013 Yearbook Congregational Reports to the OGMP
15 Foundations “Ethics”, Central Baptist Theological Seminary
19 Tall Oaks, Overland Park CC, Room 46, 9:30 AM
19 Budget & Finance, RCCR, 1:30 PM
20 Regional Staff, RCCR, 12:00 Noon lunch, 12:30 meeting
20 Executive Committee, Overland Park CC Fireside Room, 2:00 PM
20 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM.
26 Interim Ministry, Overland Park CC, Conference Room 46, 9:30 AM
27 Clergy Transformation & Revitalization Support Group, meeting place TBD, 12:00 PM
27 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM.

APRIL 2014
(All Events/Dates/Times are subject to change)

2 Personnel Committee, meeting place TBD, 11:30 AM
3 Foxwood Springs Retirees, Foxwood Springs, Raymore, 12:00 PM
3 Reservation deadline for the April Disciples Ministers’ Association
3 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM
4-5 “All Consuming Fire,” Worship Dance Conference Experience, PowerShift Worship Center,
6108 Raytown Road (Inside Raytown Christian Church), Raytown, MO 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM
10 New Church, Meeting place and time TBD
10 Disciples Ministers’ Association, meeting place TBD, 11:00 AM
10 History & Polity Class, Regional Center Office (RCO), 6:00-9:00 PM.
13 Palm Sunday
14 Ordination & Standing Commission, RCCR, 9:00 AM
15 Bi-monthly packet deadline. Flyer Information should be dated May 1 and beyond.
16 Tall Oaks, Overland Park CC, Room 46, 9:30 AM
16 Budget & Finance, RCCR, 1:30 PM
17 Holy Thursday
17 Regional Staff, RCCR, 12:00 Noon lunch, 12:30 meeting
17 Executive Committee, Overland Park CC Fireside Room, 2:00 PM
17 Reservation deadline for April Commissioned Ministry Practical Ministry Workshop
18 Good Friday (1/2 day Regional Office closure)
19 Regional Women’s CWF/DWM Cabinet Meeting, Overland Park CC, Room 46, 10:00 AM
20 Easter-Resurrection Sunday
23 Interim Ministry, Overland Park CC Fireside Room, 9:30 AM
24 Clergy Transformation & Revitalization Support Group, meeting place TBD, 12:00 PM
24 Regional Evening CWF/DWM, Countryside CC, 6:30 PM
26 Commissioned Ministry Commission Practical Ministries Workshop, Emerson Park CC, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
26 CWF/DWM Seminar, Tall Oaks, 9:30 AM
28 Regional Board of Directors’, Park Hill CC, 6:30 PM
29-30 Fifth Week Retreat, Tall Oaks, 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM

RCCR....... denotes Regional Center Conference Room
RCO.........denotes Regional Center Office
TBD..........denotes To Be Determined

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Recurring Meetings and Events

Every regular regional meeting is subject to change. (Events and meetings will be cancelled if the Shawnee Mission School District closes due to inclement weather.) Here is a list of the regular committee meetings and events:


  • Regional Executive Committee - 3rd Thursday of every month (except August)
  • Regional Board Meeting - Quarterly in January, April, July and October on the 4th Monday evening of the month
  • Disciples Ministers' Association - 2nd Thursday of every month in 2013 with the exception of June-August.
  • Regional Assemblies - Even numbered years in the Fall
  • Women's Ministry Cabinet - Regional Cabinet meets quarterly in January, April, July and October
  • Camp and Conference - 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10-12 (normally August through March)
  • Interim Ministers - 4th Wednesday of the month, 9:30 - 11:30 at Overland Park Christian Church
  • Disciples Peace Fellowship, GKC Chapter, the first Tuesday each month. For time & location, contact Ron Faust at ronfaust2@netzero.com.
  • Tall Oaks Board Meeting - 3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 am at Overland Park Christian Church
  • The "Disciples to Disciples" newsletter is published bimonthly beginning in February. Deadline for submissions is the 15th of the preceding month.
  • The bimonthly regional mailing packet begins in January. Deadline for submissions is the 15th of the preceding month.