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2 Peter, Jude

December 6, 2016

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What does it say?

Just as Paul’s second letter to Timothy represents his final instructions, 2 Peter is the last we hear from Peter, probably written shortly before his execution. There are many similarities between 2 Timothy and 2 Peter, and there are also many similarities between 2 Peter and the tiny epistle of Jude.

Peter opens […]

2 Timothy

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What does it say?

2 Timothy is the last and most intensely personal of Paul’s letters. Paul is a prisoner in Rome for the second time and knows that he will shortly be executed. It is probably the fall of 67 AD as he reaches out one final time to Timothy, his son in ministry, who […]

Inclement Weather Plan

October 28, 2016

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We will always have church on Sunday mornings; however, in the case of severe weather, we may cancel our 9:00 worship service. In the event of this happening, all classes held during or before 9:00 a.m. will be canceled for that morning. Our 10:45 worship service and classes scheduled during this hour will still happen.

To […]

A New Direction

July 21, 2016

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It is with both sadness and excitement that we want to announce that Andy Castro will be leaving Graceway come August. Andy has been instrumental in working with small groups, creating medium groups, Directions, church-wide events, and the list goes on. We are excited for his future and what God has laid on his heart […]

Not My Problem

July 13, 2016

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Fulfill the great commission by living the great commandment is our mission here at Graceway where our desire is to make disciples of Jesus Christ and to love God and people with all that we are. So what exactly is our role in this? What part do we play in reaching others for Christ? Join […]

Camp Stories: Finding Acceptance and Healing

July 6, 2016

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Written by Jesse Hamilton

Student Camp is a 5-day getaway, jam-packed with fun. The students barely even get a chance to catch their breath as they go from activity to activity; they don’t stop until they all pass out on the bus ride home! But camp isn’t only entertainment, Student Camp is one of the key […]

Supporting Local Schools

June 29, 2016

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Graceway partners with four elementary schools in our community throughout the year: Blue Ridge, Eastwood Hills, Pitcher, and Trailwoods. We have provided meals during teacher appreciation times, several people have volunteered an hour each week to read to a student, and we have hosted multiple movie days for students. This July we’re holding a school […]

Student Camp 2016

June 22, 2016

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This summer, our students will go on a journey. A journey where they will walk with Jesus through the last 72 hours of His life. They will walk with him step-by-step to the cross; they will meet His friends, share His experiences, and learn what really mattered as He neared the end.

Camp is more than […]

High School Ministry Update

June 9, 2016

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A few weeks ago we announced some personnel shifts within our Family Life Ministry. In August, Nick Hart will be assuming the role of High School Pastor, Brian Stuchul will take over as Family Life Pastor, and we are currently in the process of looking for someone to lead the Middle School Ministry. […]

Graceway’s Discipleship Process

June 1, 2016

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For the past several months, you have heard us discuss our new and improved approach to the discipleship process. Discipleship is not just a class or a program, it is at the heart of all that we do at Graceway. Our desire is to help people become healthy and thriving disciples of Jesus Christ. As […]

Youth Soccer 2016

May 25, 2016

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Graceway’s 2016 Youth Soccer season is gearing up for another great year. We anticipate hundreds of kids from around the Kansas City metro area will be joining us just as in years past; many of whom do not attend church. The league is able to provide a venue for character development, teamwork, and where new […]

StratOp Update – May 2016

May 10, 2016

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Just a couple of weeks ago, Graceway staff members participated in our second Strategic Operation Planning (StratOp) process. For two days, we gathered together reviewing our first StratOp session, seeing how far we have come, and where we want to see Graceway go in the future. Much prayer and seeking God for His direction went […]

A low point and a giant roadside cross

April 26, 2016

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Written by Mara Williams

An emotional low point, a phone text, and a giant roadside cross, led Maxx Woodring back to the Bible, to a bonfire and Graceway.

Maxx, now 22 and living in Lee’s Summit, was raised a Lutheran. It’s where his parents attended church dragging him along with them every Sunday morning, building for him, […]

A Student Ministry Announcement

April 20, 2016

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We want to provide you with an update regarding both our high school and middle school ministries.

You may know that Brian Stuchul currently plays many roles here at Graceway. He is the high school pastor, a member of our Strategic Planning and Action Teams, and oversees all of Family Life; which encompasses SkyKids […]

REAP Food Drive

April 13, 2016

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In 2016, the Raytown Emergency Assistance Program (REAP) has already given over 28,000 items of food to hungry families. For more than 30 years REAP has served as a food pantry and has provided financial assistance for thousands in the Raytown school district that fall at or below the poverty rate. What they do is […]

Missions Update & StratOp Renewal

April 7, 2016

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Missions Update
Missions is a big part of Graceway. Through missions we strive to complete the Great Commission Jesus gave us as we learn to love the world as God the Father loves it. It is through this we see the impact of the Holy Spirit as he uses us to reach those who need Christ.

Last […]

Called to Connect

March 30, 2016

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We are excited to announce that Chris Ruzicka’s title will be changing from Connections Director to Connections Pastor. Chris was ordained back in 2001 when he and Jennifer moved to Borger, TX to work as a student ministries pastor. He spent seven years serving in Texas before returning to Graceway. Upon his return, Chris served […]

Growing away from mistrust

March 16, 2016

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Brett Konomos, 18, came to Graceway after being invited to a Lord of the Rings marathon.

Growing up all over the Kansas City metro area, Brett went through multiple divorces as a child. He hasn’t seen his biological father in almost a decade. He describes himself as not being a bad kid growing up, but his […]

Graceway’s Organizational Structure

March 3, 2016

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Throughout this past year, we have had many questions surrounding how Graceway is structured in light of our leadership retreat last year. Graceway is an organization committed to team leadership and this is represented in our improved organizational structure as we have multiple teams working together on many levels.

We desired to create a […]

Turning back to God

February 24, 2016

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God designed his church to be a place where imperfect people can be fully known and fully loved. “I realized if I kept living this way, I would die soon,” Jesse Hamilton recalls as he tells his story at its lowest point.

After months of spending what money […]