For more information, Sunday Worship Times
please contact: 8:00 a.m., Traditional
9:05 a.m., Contemporary
Apportionments 10:10 a.m., Contemporary
Gina Kennedy, 795-8848, ext. 302 11:15 a.m., Blended
Building & General Funds Sunday School
Gina Kennedy, 795-8848, ext. 302 Children: Available starting at age 2
Available at 9:05, 10:10 & 11:15 a.m.
Emergency Relief Fund Youth:
Anne Canon, 795-8848, ext. 327 9:05 & 10:10 a.m., Junior High Walk to the Manger 2008
9:05 & 10:10 a.m., Senior High
Landscaping Adult Studies:
Jonnie Wells, 478-1408 Available at 9:05, 10:10 & 11:15 a.m.
“...they saw the young child
Legacy Endowment Funds Sunday Nursery
Ken Woodruff, 478-4236 with Mary his mother, and
Available during all Worship Services for
Missions children up to age 2. fell down, and worshiped
Anne Canon, 795-8848, ext. 327
him: and when they had
Ministers: Every member of the congregation.
New Church Start opened their treasures, they
Jeff Brinkman, 795-8848, ext. 321 • Jeff Brinkman, email@example.com
www.canyouhearthebirdssing.blogspot.com presented unto him gifts;
Parking Lot Addition • Gina Kennedy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerry Cesar, 795-8848, ext. 304 gold, and frankincense and
• Sherri Swanson, email@example.com
• Clay Withers, firstname.lastname@example.org myrrh.”
Other Items • Don Canfield, email@example.com
Sherri Swanson, 795-8848, ext. 322 —Matthew 2:11
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Church Staff: During office hours staff can be
Thank you for your support of the reached at 795-8848 or via email (list available at
many wonderful ministries at www.woodschapelchurch.org)
Woods Chapel Church and your
commitment to fulfilling our Woods Chapel Church Woods Chapel Church
U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t
mission of “Connecting People Connecting People to Jesus Christ Connecting People to Jesus Christ
to Jesus Christ!” 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
(816) 795-8848 • www.woodschapelchurch.org
“Walk to the Manger” Gift Designations for 2008
Apportionments Legacy Endowment Funds
“A-portion-meant for another.” That is how apportion- “Woods Chapel Legacy” is the name given to our
ments are described by our conference. Each United Endowment Funds, which have been created to main-
Methodist church pays a portion of its budget to help tain the building, support missions and to deploy
cover the local and global ministries of the general members of our congregation into the mission field for
church. It is our way to be a part of a greater 30 days or more. Your generous contribution to these
connectional ministry. funds will help Woods Chapel Church reach well into
the future to connect people to Jesus Christ.
Walk to the Manger 2008 In 2005, our church embarked on the 3-year “Prepare the
Way” building campaign. The expanded facilities and Our congregation is truly committed to making a dif-
access that have resulted from that campaign have ference in the community and in the world.
On that first Christmas God gave to us
allowed your friends, neighbors and coworkers to join us Contributions to the mission fund will be used for
and get connected to Jesus Christ. If you were unable to local, metro and global projects. You may designate
the greatest gift imaginable, the gift of commit to “Prepare the Way,” or would like to make an your gift to a specific missions project on your Walk to
additional contribution to this building fund, you may the Manger Card and check.
His son Jesus Christ. Angels, shepherds do so through “Walk to the Manger.”
and wise men came to the stable and New Church Start
Emergency Relief Fund
Our congregation recently voted to help launch a new
brought gifts to the newborn child. In this economic downturn, many of our own congrega- church in Eastern Independence. WCC will provide
tion members and their friends are having a hard time mentoring, worship and office space, as well as limited
making ends meet. Our church has an emergency relief funding to help with programming. The pastor would
The congregation of Woods Chapel fund set aside to help in just such times. Financial assis- be assigned to this church in July 2009 and this new
tance is available to our congregation members and indi- congregation would worship on Sundays at 9:05 a.m. in
Church has the opportunity to give to the viduals that they refer to us to help pay utility bills, etc. WCC’s Lecture Hall until July 2010. Your contribution
Your contribution to this fund will provide these families to this fund would help plant the seed to connect peo-
Lord by presenting a special gift for the not only with financial assistance, but also with hope that ple to Jesus Christ well beyond our 20 acres.
someone cares about them during these difficult times.
ministries of the church as part of “Walk Parking Lot Addition
to the Manger.” Our church is growing and we need more parking!
Our General Fund covers operating expenses including Our congregation recently approved a preliminary
utilities, payroll and program expenses. This fund is plan to add approximately 100 parking spaces to our
always in need of your support. north lot (behind the playground). The final plan will
be presented for the congregation’s approval in 2009.
You may present your gift
Landscaping Your contribution to this fund would reduce the
during the “Walk to the
amount that our church would have to borrow to make
The Landscape Ministry maintains the numerous garden this lot a reality.
Manger” offering at all areas, trees, mulched walking trail and property ameni-
ties. Future plans include a pavilion and a hard surface Other
services on Sunday, December walking trail, which will be accessible for handicap visi-
You may contribute toward any other ministry or
tors. These areas expand by direct contribution. In addi-
21 and on Christmas Eve. tion, we continue to enhance the Celebration Garden, department of the church as part of “Walk to the
which is funded solely by contributions. Manger.” Please designate your wish on the Walk to
the Manger Card and on your check.