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Middle School Christmas Party

October 31, 2017

Events, Middle School|

Our annual Christmas party will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Student Ministry area at Graceway.  This event is open to the whole family. Details Date: 12/16/2015
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Cost: Free
Organizer: Andrew Daniels
Location:
5460 Blue Ridge Cut-Off
Kansas City, MO 64133

High School Christmas Party

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Our annual Christmas party will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 6:00-9:00 pm in the Foyer at Graceway. This event is open to the whole family. Details Date: 12/16/2017
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nick Hart
Location:
5460 Blue Ridge Cut-Off
Kansas City, MO 64133

Winterfest 2018

Events, Middle School, StudentLife|

Winterfest is a weekend experience designed to challenge students as they begin the New Year. The weekend will include powerful teaching, live music, silly games, and lots of time to hang out with friends. The majority of our time will be spent in the Graceway campus and students will stay overnight in the homes of […]

2015 Youth Soccer Update

October 15, 2015

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Graceway’s 2015 Youth Soccer season has just wrapped up. This year we had over two hundred children, many of whom do not attend church here. Our youth sports leagues (both baseball and soccer) are the largest community outreach we have here at Graceway. Each season hundreds of kids join us from around the […]

Straight from the Soul

October 7, 2015

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A work of art is a part of its creator. When artists share their work with others they are giving a piece of their heart and soul, something that is unique to them. Join us Friday, October 9th for Straight from the Soul where you will experience one-of-a-kind pieces created by […]

The Time is Now

September 29, 2015

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Sunday we begin a new series we are calling “The Time Is Now.”  This series is all about the urgency of what God wants to do in our life.   Jesus has set his face to go to Jerusalem knowing that there, the cross awaits him.  You can sense the urgency in Jesus and […]

Graceway Family Fun Fest

September 23, 2015

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Games, s’mores, hayrides and more! Graceway’s Family Fun Fest is going to be an event that the whole family can enjoy.

 

On October 17th at 4:00pm, join us at The Point for an evening full of activities for your family. Hot dogs, s’mores, and drinks will be provided.  Games will include a […]

Harts for the Chinese People

September 15, 2015

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This Sunday we will be celebrating Gary Hart, and his wife Sharon, for their many years of service here at Graceway. Gary has recently decided to serve alongside the leadership of the Greater Kansas City Chinese Christian Church located in Shawnee, Kansas.

Gary has had a heart to minister to Chinese people for years. His passion began […]

A Little Help. A Lot of Hope.

September 9, 2015

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“There is no worse feeling than hearing your child cry to sleep because they are hungry and you can’t do anything about it.” This is a story told to us by a volunteer, who was once a benefactor, of the Raytown Emergency Assistance Program (REAP).  REAP was able to help this woman through […]

The future of Graceway

August 20, 2015

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jadamsA few weeks ago I shared with you that our leadership team spent three days in a retreat discussing Graceway’s current status and future. Graceway is an amazing church, but, as with all of us, there are always areas in which we desire to grown and become better. […]

Blessed to be a Blessing

August 13, 2015

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Article by Stephen Ray

Have you heard the old adage, “There are only two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers”? My mom used to say it all of the time. She knew that I was born into this world a taker, and was teaching me generosity to be a giver. […]

Celebrate Diversity

August 6, 2015

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Our Gospel Night concerts have been a great success – so we’re doing it again! Join us next Friday (August 14) at 6:30pm for a night of gospel and southern gospel music. Our worship team is working hard to prepare for the event – they are excited to share their talents with our church family. […]

Having Fun at Graceway!

July 30, 2015

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Life can get away from us easily. The stresses of raising children, our work, making it to Church and just handling life is enough to make any of us stressed out. The writers of Ecclesiastes and Psalms recognize that and encourage us to enjoy one another and to enjoy life.
Ecclesiastes 8:15 Then I commended mirth, […]

Graceway Day at the K

July 17, 2015

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We were thrilled to watch our neighbors down the street make it to the 2014 World Series – and it’s been an exciting 2015, too! The Graceway family is headed to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, August 8 to cheer on our boys in blue.

You can pick up tickets and parking passes starting this Sunday between […]

Short Term Missions

July 10, 2015

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The summer season gives students the opportunity to get a taste of international travel and see the world through the eyes of another culture. Graceway takes advantage of this time and sends teams filled with men and women eager to explore other cultures and share Jesus with those they meet.

Our Taiwan Team is at the […]

School Supply Drive

July 3, 2015

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Graceway partners with four elementary schools in our neighborhood throughout the year. This July we’re holding a school supply drive to help teachers and students get off to a strong start when classes resume in August.

Summers in Kansas City are a great time for yard sales. Savvy shoppers can find great bargains on gently used […]

The Gift of Serving

June 26, 2015

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It was late morning on Christmas Day 2013 as the Reeds family (my in-laws) took their seats around a pile of more than 80 cheesy Christmas gifts. It was time for our annual game of “Dirty Santa” – a dice game in which contestants roll to see how many gifts they can get […]

Father’s Day

June 19, 2015

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Last weekend Pastor Jim Lee wrapped up our “Family Matters” series with a discussion of healthy parenting. With the Father’s Day holiday approaching I found myself remembering amazing childhood moments with my dad. Fishing in Arkansas, mountain climbing in Colorado, card games on the back porch, bike rides, baseball games, harvesting tomatoes from the family […]

Celebrate Diversity

June 12, 2015

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Graceway is well known for its diverse representation of cultures. Tomorrow night, Saturday, June 13 at 6pm, we’re celebrating our ties to the American South with a night of southern gospel music. If you find yourself wondering what makes “southern gospel” different from “gospel”…read on!

Most sources cite 1910 as when southern gospel became a distinct […]

Adult Education Opportunities

June 5, 2015

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Our first Bible Study Training class this summer was a great success! Last Sunday nearly 100 adults spent an afternoon learning tips and techniques to read and study their Bibles from the perspective of the author and original audience.

Pastor Stephen Ray asked students to fill out a brief survey to help him plan for future […]