Community Health Screenings
Role: Provide free screenings of blood pressure, blood sugar & weight to uninsured and underinsured members of the community.
Frequency: Wednesday evenings from 5-6 PM. Contact: Karen Wiegman at email@example.com
Role: Provide early childhood development for birth – 5 years old whose first language is not English. Help children become ready for Kindergarten and have success in school.
Serve: Once a week, M-Th from 9 AM – noon during the school year. Contact Sylvia Romero at firstname.lastname@example.org
After School Program
Role: Assist group leaders with educational activities; i.e. small group reading, art, science, technology.
Serve: Once a week, M-Th from 4-6 PM during the school year. Contact: email@example.com
Role: Help non-native English speakers with reading, writing, speaking in small groups.
Frequency: Serve one day a week, 9 AM-noon or 6-9 PM during the school year. Contact Jill Sigler: firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-469-7677
Role: Pick up donated bread at area grocery stores to be distributed to hungry families.
Frequency: Serve once a month. Contact: Jerry Albright, email@example.com
Role: Drive the church bus to pick up students for English classes. No special license is needed.
Frequency: Drive 8-9 AM or 12-1 PM one day a week during the school year. Contact Monica Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Role: Prepare, serve, and clean up dinner to anyone in the community who wants of a free meal and/or enjoys the company of others.
Frequency: Wednesday evenings, from 4-7 PM. To help on Wednesdays, contact Nancy Coriden at email@example.com. To help on Thursdays, contact Deb “Burphie” Brand at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Role: Assist individuals interested in growing their own produce by sharing wisdom or just lending an extra pair of hands.
Frequency: Once a week during the growing season, at your convenience.
Contact: Mary Buehrer, 913-244-4649
Role: Help update classrooms, touch up hallways, etc.
Frequency: Once a month for 2-3 hours, at your convenience.
Role: Help to keep the church looking its best by maintaining the flower beds, shrubs, & landscaping around the property.
Frequency: Serve three or four times a year, at your convenience.
Light Maintenance Team
Role: Help with small repairs/tasks around the Center of Grace; i.e. changing light bulbs, fixing broken doorknobs, pulling weeds, etc.
Frequency: Once a month for 2-3 hours, at your convenience. Contact: email@example.com
What should I do if I want to come have dinner?
Dinners are served on Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the Fellowship Hall. Enter through the main building doors between 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm and sit at one of the tables in the dining area. You will be served shortly after you sit down. If you would like seconds, please let your server know.
What if I need food but can’t come at these times?
We have a bread table in the lobby area with day old bread and pastries from local grocery stores and bakeries, as well as produce donated by the local Farmers Markets during the growing season. The food in this area is free and accessible any time the Center is open.