The Journey 411
Journey Events & Information
WELCOME TO JOURNEY CHURCH
Join us for Weekend Services on Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 9:30am & 11:15am. We also offer Journey House Church online on Sundays at 9:30am if you cannot attend in person.
Are you NEW to Journey Church?
Is this your FIRST Time to participate in a Journey Service? Thank you for joining us! Click the link below to fill out a Connection Card to help us get to know you.
Events & Information
THIS Saturday & Sunday – May 28th & 29th
Family weekend is a time for our elementary kids (K-5th grade) to join their family in the auditorium for worship and the message. Early Childhood classrooms (5 Months through Preschool age) will be OPEN during all three services. We also have a live video feed and space in our nursery lobby for parents to use.
Job Openings at Journey
• Part-Time Operations & Payables Assistant
• Part-Time Janitor
We are currently searching for people to join our team in these two open positions. You can view Job Descriptions and more details about each position at www.journeykc.com/open
If you are interested in applying for one of these positions submit your resume to email@example.com
June Marriage Focus
Sunday, June 5th from 3-4:30pm
Registration is required.
This is an opportunity to consistently set aside time to invest in your marriage relationship alongside a community of like-minded believers. Offered on the first Sunday of most months, each Marriage Focus will be unique in content. You and your spouse will be equipped, encouraged, and empowered to strengthen your marriage relationship in a wide variety of topics. The Lord has something powerful in store for your marriage! Snacks and coffee will be served.
Childcare is available with limited capacity. Follow the separate childcare link in the description of the Marriage Focus registration to reserve spaces for your children.
We look forward to partnering with you in building strong Kingdom marriages! You can register for future Marriage Focus dates using the links below.
New to Journey? Join us for First Impressions
Saturday, June 4th following the 6pm Service
Sunday, June 5th following the 11:15am Service
Are you new to Journey Church? You and your family are invited to a brief informational session called “First Impressions”. You will meet some friendly people and get a snapshot of what Journey Church offers in a relaxed environment.
No registration is required. We will meet at the front of the auditorium near the drums. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Water Baptism Services
Saturday, June 11th at 6pm
Sunday, June 12th at 9:30am & 11:15am
Sign up in advance to be water baptized in one of these Water Baptism Services. Choose your Service Time when you sign up.
There are 10 open spots for baptism for each Service. We will schedule more baptisms for an additional weekend if we have more people who need to be baptized. Email Jeremy at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Are you considering water baptism for your child but not sure they are ready? Check out this Kids Water Baptism Guide below.
Discover the Journey
Sunday, June 12th from 11:15am-2pm
Pizza & Salad will be provided for lunch
This class is for ages 18 and over. Registration is required. We will meet in Auditorium 2, start at the beginning of the 11:15am Service and continue until around 2pm.
Childcare is available for ages 10 and under. Your kids will start in the 11:15am Journey Kids Service or Early Childhood Classrooms, then join you for lunch and with our Discover the Journey childcare after that. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about how this will work.
Discover the Journey is the starting point for anyone who is ready to take the next step toward participating, connecting, and becoming more involved at Journey Church.
By the time you have completed Discover the Journey you will know…
- The history of Journey Church
- The way Journey Church is structured and governed
- Our beliefs, vision, and mission
- Our specific beliefs on what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit and spiritual gifts
- The calling, direction, and future for Journey Church and your part in it
Once you have completed Discover the Journey, many opportunities for connecting, serving, and growing with us become available. It is our desire to see you become a part of Team Journey, and Discover the Journey is where to begin.
Contact Jeremy Phillips at email@example.com if you have questions about Discover the Journey.
Journey Kids Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School for Kids who have just finished PreK (or age 5) through 5th Grade.
Thursday & Friday – June 23rd & 24th from 6-8:30pm
Saturday, June 25th 9-11:30am
Growing spiritually doesn’t have to be an unsolved mystery! Come take a journey with kid detectives as they dig into a few of Jesus’ parables to solve the mysteries of how to grow their faith, how to care for, serve, and love others.
They’ll discover that the answers have been there all along: spend time with God, spend time with others, use your gifts, and share your story.
Volunteer at VBS
Volunteers are essential to making VBS successful for our kids. We have many areas we need your help in. Sign up using the link above where you can choose which area you are most interested in helping us with.
If you do not currently work in our kids ministry, we require a background check and a reference. We will be in contact with you to get this process started after you let us know that you want to serve.
Saturday, August 20th at 6pm
Sunday, August 21st at 9:30am or 11:15am
You will choose your weekend service time when you sign up. Child Dedications are a public way of expressing your desire as parents to raise your son or daughter in Christlikeness. (Proverbs 22:6, Deuteronomy 6:5-7)
This also gives your friends and family at Journey Church an opportunity to commit to support and pray for your family as you train your children to be fully devoted followers of Jesus. (Mark 10:13-16)
Volunteer at the Harvesters Food Pantry Outreach
- Click HERE to Volunteer on June 18th
- Click HERE to Volunteer on July 16th
- Click HERE to Volunteer on August 20th
Journey Outreach is excited to partner with Harvesters Food Network to serve our community with a monthly Mobile Food Pantry. This will take place every 3rd Saturday of the month at Journey Church.
We need several volunteers to make this a success! We DO need you to sign up in advance. Ages 8 and up can serve. Join your church family and let’s serve our community!
Get involved in Journey Outreach
Journey Outreach has many opportunities that you can get involved in. Here is a list of a few areas where you can potentially serve.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved in a ministry listed below or to get on the Journey Outreach email list.
• Meals Ministry – This is an opportunity to show support to Journey families by providing a meal and delivering the meal. This is a great opportunity to meet the families, pray for them and provide a meal during their time of need.
• Harvesters Mobile Food Pantry – We need 30 volunteers every month. You can help set up signs and cones, direct traffic, sign in families as they arrive, load food into vehicles, pray with those who come through the line and help clean up.
• Household Essential Bags Outreach on June 17th – We will be filling bags with household items and delivering them to an apartment complex here in Liberty.
• Camp CUMCITO – Volunteer to serve a week at camp.
• Pray and Support Missionaries – Robert from India and the Phillips family in Thailand
• Journey Foster Families – We are collecting gift cards for the baskets that we will be giving to the foster families at Journey.
• CarePortal – Journey is involved with supporting local foster/adopt families and helping to keep families together by partnering with the CarePortal. We need more volunteers to help meet the needs that come in. This also gives them the opportunity to partner with the entire community and to personally meet the families which leads to connection and relationship.
• Hillcrest Hope Apartment – There are volunteer opportunities to help maintain the apartment and build a relationship with the clients.
• Back to School Backpacks
• Sleep in Heavenly Peace – Participate in a Build Day Outreach building beds with the goal of not letting any child sleep on the floor in our local area.
• Operation Christmas Child
• Thanksgiving and Christmas Outreach Events and Opportunities
Volunteer at Camp CUMCITO
City Union Mission Camp CUMCITO offers a one-week Summer Bible Camp experience to over 600 at-risk children and teens each year primarily serving youth from urban Kansas City. You have the opportunity to volunteer this Summer at the camp. This is a great opportunity to go on a NO COST Missions Trip without having to leave Missouri.
Saturday, June 18th will be city wide training for all camp staff. Send an email to email@example.com to see how you can get involved.
The dates for camp are as follows:
- June 27th – July 2nd / Pre-Teen 1
- July 4th – 9th / Junior 1 & TL 2
- July 11th – 16th / Teen Girls
- July 18th – 23rd / Pre-Teen 2
- July 25th – 30th / Junior 2 & TL 4
- August 1st – 6th / Teen Boys
Journey Church Worship Album
Search for – JourneyKC Worship – or go to the link above to find us on Spotify, Apple Music and all of your other favorite streaming services. Check it out and share the link with everybody!
Need Prayer or have an Answered Prayer?
Send us an email if you have a PRAYER NEED that you would like the Prayer Team to pray for such as a hospital visit, surgery, loss of a loved one, birth of a child or any other Prayer or Pastoral Care need.
Also, send us an email if you have a story about an ANSWERED PRAYER that you would like to share with us.
Journey Insider Podcast
The Journey Insider Podcast is a way for you to see behind the scenes at Journey where we take an in depth look at ministries in the church and talk with the leaders and volunteers who make everything work here at Journey.
You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify using the links above. The best way to connect is to SUBSCRIBE so the content comes directly to your device. Get informed and learn more about Journey with the Insider Podcast.
Journey Connect Facebook Group
>> CLICK HERE to Access or Join the Group
Connect with other Journey people on our Facebook Group. You can use this space to share Prayer Requests, Testimony Stories plus you will discover other people who go to Journey who you may not know. This is a closed group so when you visit the link above you will need to first login to Facebook and then click “Join Group” and wait for a response letting you know that you are in.
Share Journey with your Friends on Facebook
Visit our page a www.journeykc.com/facebook and Check In. Then like, comment and share the content.
Journey Church App
The Journey Church App makes signing up for Online Giving, Kids Check-In, finding a Small Group, and signing up for Events & Services easy.
Download the “Church Center App” and sign in using your phone number or email address connected to your church Planning Center profile. If you do not have a profile connected to our church or if you are having problems signing in contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to connect to Journey Information
Are you in a Small Group?
Are YOU in a Journey Group? We know how important it is to be a part of what is happening here at Journey Church during our weekend services. But, we also know that Sunday services do not always provide you with the time and availability to build meaningful new friendships and make new connections with others in the church.
Click the link below to learn more about small group options at Journey and how to get involved.
Volunteer to SERVE
God is doing a mighty work at Journey Church. Many lives are being changed each week in our services, and volunteers help make it all happen every week.
We believe there is a place for everyone at Journey to serve and get involved. Learn the 4 simple steps to take to join Team Journey at the link below.
The Journey Insider
You can give in one of the silver boxes located at the back of the auditoriums or in the main lobby while you are in the building, or any time online for one-time or recurring giving.
You can also give on your mobile device by texting a dollar amount with the $ sign to 84321 such as $10 to get started.
Click the button below for more details about mobile text giving and to give online.
Stand In The Gap Faith Promises & Giving
Even though we are not completely sure about the direction we will take with our building, we are certain that God has a plan and we want to be ready. It is not about equal gifts, but equal sacrifice. We are asking everyone to consider giving the best gift you can toward the future of Journey Church.
There are 4 ways you can give. You can give cash or check in the giving boxes at the church, give online and learn more about Stand in the Gap at www.journeykc.com/stand, or give by text by texting the word BUILDING to 84321