Kansas City

February 2018

Immersive Redemptive Work Tour & Discussion (Kansas City)

February 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Roasterie Cafe & Factory, 1204 W 27th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Do you know how coffee is made? Join us as we will together participate in a tour of the Roasterie Cafe & Factory. After learning and experiencing coffee process from farm to cup at the Roasterie Cafe, we will have a focused conversation stirred by an article on robust redemptive work well done. Register by email HERE

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March 2018

What about You, Pastor? (Kansas City)

March 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Christ Community – Downtown Campus, 1708 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Whether it's the email that's always urgent, the marriage of a congregant that is always on the brink of failure, the budget meeting that needs attention or the initiative that needs vision, there's always something. But what about you, Pastor? When was the last time you took initiative to rest? Work and rest go together in a healthy rhythm of God's design for pastoral work and wholeness, and one of the biggest obstacles to embracing the opportunities to rest is knowing what…

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August 2018

Joint Workplace Visit & Lunch: Connections to Success (Kansas City)

August 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Connections to Success, 300 West Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States

Save the date on Thursday, August 23 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. to hear about the amazing work Connections to Success is doing to empower men and women enter into society and the workforce after incarceration. Pastors, come learn about how they are partnering with churches and institutions for the common good of our city. Lunch is included. RSVP by email below. We look forward to having you join us! For more on Connections to Success go here: https://connectionstosuccess.org/   CLICK…

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September 2018

Flourishing with the Gospel | Marketplace Impact Breakfast (Kansas City)

Presenter: Delano Sheffield
September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am CDT
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N State Route 291
Liberty, MO 64068 United States

Join us for a Marketplace Impact Breakfast. The theme for the morning will be "Flourishing with the Gospel." DeLano Sheffield will be sharing about how to flourish with the Gospel in the Marketplace. DeLano is the pastor of discipleship and small groups at Macedonia Baptist Church and a City Director for Made to Flourish. Breakfast will be served and we look forward to seeing you on September 27 for an opportunity to connect with other marketplace leaders and pastors committed to integrating…

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November 2018

Hear and Be Heard | Learning Community Conversation (Kansas City)

November 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
Jack Stack Barbecue – Freight House, 101 W 22nd St #300
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

If you have completed the Learning Community, we’d love to hear from you. How was your experience and how can we make it better? Also, if you’re interested in participating in the Learning Community, come and hear from us and others about what this next round holds. We will have Chris Robertson, Associate Director of Leadership Development, with us as a resource to guide expectations and answer questions. Hope to see you there!

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February 2019

The Predatory Lending Landscape & the Alternatives (Kansas City)

Presenter: Eva Schulte
February 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CST
Travois, 310 W 19 Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

Our next gathering will be on February 14 with Eva Schulte of Travois. Eva will sharpen our awareness of the current financial landscape in Kansas City. Where are the financial deserts? What are common predatory lending agencies and practices? What are the alternatives? And how can pastors and their churches meaningfully help in crisis in practical ways?

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March 2019

Learning from Bill Dana of Central Bank (Kansas City)

Presenter: Bill Dana
March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Central Bank of Kansas City, 2301 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64124 United States

We will learn from Bill Dana, President and CEO of Central Bank of Kansas City. As one of only two CDFI institutions in KC, Bill will walk through how they have sought to be a quality alternative to the Payday Loan industry in Kansas City. We'll also talk through helpful ways churches can be pointing people toward quality alternatives like Central Bank of Kansas City.

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May 2019

Processing & Praying Over Coffee (Kansas City)

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CDT
TBD,

How are you doing? How is faith, work and economic integration going for you and your church? How are you processing this year's theme: predatory lending? Let us buy you a coffee and spend a low key happy hour time connecting and praying for each other.

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June 2019

Why & How Churches Can Attack Predatory Lending (Kansas City)

Presenter: Artie Lindsay
June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Christ Community – Downtown Campus, 1708 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States

This evening event offers the opportunity for us to hear Pastor Artie Lindsay explain why the Gospel compels our economic engagement in our communities as churches.  He will then share his own church's journey in how they sought to more thoughtfully engage the payday lending cycle.This is NOT A PASTORS ONLY event.  This event is for anyone who wants to see their church more faithfully push back against predatory lending.  Pastors invite folks from your church who'd love to engage this conversation.Come with your questions and a readiness to learn.  We will be meeting at Christ Community Downtown Campus.

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Practical Guidance for Attacking Predatory Lending (Kansas City)

Presenter: Artie Lindsay
June 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT
Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1700 E Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64131 United States

Pastor Artie Lindsay will walk us through why the Gospel compels our economic engagement in our communities as churches. He will then share his own church's journey in how they sought to more thoughtfully engage the payday lending cycle. We will then have an amazing follow-up panel with KC leaders who have been making headway in this conversation.This event (over against the June 5 event) will focus more on pastors and the creative work church staff can do to leverage resources and congregant gifting.Come with your questions and a readiness to learn. Lunch will be provided. We will be meeting at Nazarene Theological Seminary.

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