Friday, December 28, 2012

Electric Dryer - For Sale

Electric Dryer - For Sale

Works well

Asking $75 (OBO)

I am moving to a location that already has a washer and dryer.

Please call or text Stu @ 816-536-5970

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Free Clothes

Free Clothes

Hello to the Church Family,

On Saturday, December 29 at South Crysler Restoration Branch, 16101 Salisbury Road, Independence, MO, from Noon to 3:00 p.m., there will be clothes given away for those that need a little help in this slow economy.

We have quite a large amount of women's sizes Small to Extra-Large, as well as women's shoe sizes 8-9 (heels, flats, dress). There are a few comforter sets (full size, mostly king). We have a few men's clothes and a bit of boy clothes, size 8-12.

Feel free to come and browse and take what you need. Please no resale. The goal is to bless our beloved church family whose needs are greater than their pocketbook.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012


by Jon Rappoport

November 20, 2012

At this late date, there are still people who don’t see the consequences of Obamacare. They cling to the notion that it’s simply a wonderful system that will allow more people to get vital medical care. That’s all they see or want to see.

They agree that medical treatment has an alarming toxic track record. But they don’t want to admit that Obamacare will spread that toxicity even further.

Why are these people blind? Because they think of themselves as caring humanitarians, and they fit Obamacare right into that self-serving picture. It’s part of their “religion.”

Also, they don’t want to “be negative.”

Some day, I’m sure, being negative will get you a public decapitation in the town square.

Okay. Here we go.

The recent study which revealed that rats fed with GMOs developed cancer is just one example of the health hazards of GMO food.

The argument advanced by the Monsanto forces and their allies is: “people who eat GMO food aren’t dropping like flies, so we’re all okay.”

This is a case made by con artists for idiots.

GMO crops were originally introduced with no human safety studies. The crops were given carte blanche because the whole approval process was rigged.

People could be developing cancers as a result of eating GMO food and no one would know. People could be developing serious digestive disorders and neurological problems and no one would know.

To pursue this in detail, read Jeffrey Smith’s classic, Genetic Roulette: The Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods. Smith lays out 65 GMO health risks, with references. He also shows how safety assessments of GMO foods fall horribly short.

The GMO overlords need a cover-story-diversion for the harm their foods inflict. That cover story will, increasingly, be fashioned and sculpted by Obamacare.

Obamacare will eventually morph into a blueprint of all diagnosable diseases and disorders, and permitted treatments.

That’s what health insurance does. It assembles a comprehensive chart of what is covered by policies.

This will allow a perfect cover for the protection of “favored toxins.” In other words, when disease strikes as a result of GMOs, pesticides, other environmental chemicals, chemtrails, and so on, the medical diagnosis will fail to name the true culprits.

It’s called concealment.

Under Obamacare, who will put together that all-embracing list of permitted disease-diagnoses and treatments? The US Dept. of Health and Human Services. DHHS is a cabinet post under the president.

Therefore, the federal government (in collusion with pharmaceutical companies) will control, in great detail, the practice of medicine, and if that makes you feel warm and fuzzy, I have condos for sale on Pluto. You think the CDC and FDA are overbearing now? You haven’t seen anything yet.

Here’s a case of how this con game would function:

Let’s say a young boy suddenly develops rapid mood swings. He’s up, he’s down, he’s all over the place. He throws tantrums, then he sits in his room and won’t talk to anyone.

Unknown to him or his parents, the cause of all this bizarre behavior was GMO corn. The inserted genes in the corn provoked a massive inflammatory response, in which his immune system attacked the myelin insulation surrounding his nerves.

But the medical diagnosis, according to the Obamacare chart of allowable interpretations: Bipolar disease.

Now come the Bipolar drugs. Lithium, Valproate, with their highly destructive adverse effects—and the sanctity of GMO crops is protected.

And to take this a step further, the company that produces and sells GMO corn seeds knows all this. It knows that many people who are being diagnosed with Bipolar are actually suffering from an autoimmune reaction to the genes inserted in the corn.

They have the perfect medical mechanism for covering up their secret.

In fact, this company is not just a GMO producer. It, like other giants, is also a chemical and pharmaceutical outfit. It makes a drug used to treat…Bipolar.

The circle is complete. The secret is protected, the money rolls in through several allied channels, and only the patient suffers.

Obamacare, in one of its several heinous aspects, is a stealth operation used to conceal crimes.

If you think this is science fiction, think again. It’s already happening. Researchers are madly probing for genes that cause cancer, and their PR people, based on no solid evidence, are trumpeting the “advances.”

Meanwhile, large numbers of people are developing cancer from exposure to pesticides. But the genetic diversion takes the public’s mind away from this fact into a more esoteric area.

As of 2012, people still have the right to enter a detox program aimed at ridding the body of stored pesticide chemicals. But up the line, the day will come when the Obamacare Program will rule that out as a permitted option for all people under the umbrella of the national health insurance plan. Meaning, everybody.

This is precisely what the drug companies want, which is why they participated in crafting Obamacare in the first place.

They want to lock down the population in a pharmaceutical arena and treat them from cradle to grave with their chemical agents.

No, you don’t see the lockdown now, as Obamacare enters the mainstream, but neither did you see drones flying overhead and giant computers recording every email, phone call, and product purchase you make, back in the day when the FBI was occasionally wire-tapping a suspect after obtaining a warrant.

These thing take time, but they happen.

Back when Lyndon Jonson announced an idea called The Great Society, you didn’t see the time when the US government would be spending a trillion dollars a year on means-tested welfare, or that at least half the country would want that sum to go higher without limit.

These things take time, but they happen.

In 1985, as the first word leaked out that corporations were experimenting with genes shot into food crops, you didn’t assume that, 25 years later, the world would be covered with GMO plants and that those genes would be floating and drifting into organic life from Pole to Pole.

These things take time, but they happen.

In the early 1950s, when Ritalin first arrived on the scene, you didn’t see that this highly toxic form of speed would be prescribed by doctors to more than five million children for a condition called ADHD, for which there is no diagnostic test.

These things take time, but they happen.

In the late 1940s, when young children received one vaccine, for smallpox, you didn’t see that the day would come when the CDC would recommend an incredible 55 doses of vaccines by age six, or that no studies would be done to assess the combined toxic effects of this vaccine load, or that the government would be trying to close down exemptions from vaccines.

These things take time, but they happen.

In the 1950s, as psychiatry was beginning to use a drug called Thorazine to treat “psychotic” patients, you didn’t see that the day would come when a bible of psychiatry, called the DSM, would list 297 distinct and separate “mental disorders,” none of which were diagnosed with any physical test. You didn’t see that the federal government would back, in every way possible, the pseudo-science of psychiatry, or that leading politicians and celebrities would endorse mental-disorder diagnosis and treatment with across-the-board toxic drugs. You didn’t see that some of these drugs would push people over the edge into committing murders.

These things take time, but they happen.

So it will be with Obamacare, as we move ahead. It will be used to lock down the population in a toxic pharmaceutical universe, and to gradually shave away competing forms of alternative healthcare.

This is the road we’re on. If, a few years ago, you didn’t think the freedom to pursue and manage your own health, according to your own desires, was important, you’d better believe it’s important now and in the future.

If you insist on clinging to the notion that Obamacare is a wonderful, wonderful thing, almost a religious sacrament, you don’t understand how history works, how things morph into other things, how agendas control that evolution, how what looked good at one moment turned into a nightmare, later on.

And as GMOs spread and cause disease, Obamacare will function as a steel barrier against doctors diagnosing patients with GMO-caused illnesses.

“You know, when the patient came to me, I was sure he was suffering from a form of autism. But now that I look more closely, I realize it’s the insect genes in the grain he’s eating.”

“Doctor, stop this nonsense. Consult your Obamacare Bible. Nowhere in it does it say there is a disease caused by GMOs. You can’t make that diagnosis. It won’t fly. You won’t get paid if you submit that insurance form. And you’ll get into trouble. Federal agents will visit your office. They’ll put you through the mill. They’ll threaten to cancel your ticket to practice medicine.”

“That’s ridiculous. That would never happen.”

“Oh no? Do you realize that, by statute, I’m required to turn you in? That’s right. I heard you say you wanted to make a diagnosis that wasn’t permitted by the Bible. I’m supposed to call Homeland Security. If I don’t, I’m guilty, too. I’m a co-conspirator.”

Give it time. Give it time.

Or if you don’t care, shut your eyes, and contemplate loving Obamacare, just as Winston Smith finally loved the State in Orwell’s 1984.

See: Dr. Barbara Starfield, “Is US health really the best in the world?” Journal of the American Association, July 26, 2000. Starfield revealed that, every year, the US medical system kills 225,000 people. Of those deaths, 106,000 are the result of FDA-approved drugs. Under Obamacare, these numbers will escalate.

Jon Rappoport

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Mobile Home Rental

by Jack and Laila Hagensen

Would you like to live in the country.
Well, Jack and Laila Hagensen has a
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, kitchen, living room,
Mobile Home that is available to rent
for $550 per month.
There is also a carport.

The address is:
36601 East JW Cummins Road
Oak Grove MO 64075

Call Jack and Laila at 816-252-8410.
If not home leave a message and we will contact you.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Typhoon Damage to Restoration Saints and Church

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Mapes, Steve H [SLS]

Typhoon Damage to Restoration Saints and Church:
Christmas Oblation Request

Hello Brothers and Sisters

Typhoon Bopha swept across the southwestern Pacific ocean early last week and we have been getting more detailed requests from the church members there. While the typhoon did damage to areas where I have family there was greater damage to the Southern Philippine island of Mindanao and church members were impacted. As you know, the vast majority of our Brothers and Sisters exist on very meager wages so this storm damage really put several in a difficult situation.

Sadly, the houses of some members were destroyed but no members were killed and we are very thankful for that. Members from several villages have asked for help from our Brothers and Sisters here...including funds to buy food, materials for structure damage, and for clean water going forward. Please keep in mind that most members live in very very simple homes, especially away from the city (wood slat homes more like a shed here…leaves woven for a roof or sheets of metal).

It takes about $45 a month to provide enough rice for a family…so a $50 donation could help with food and probably a similar amount could help to buy boards/nails/roof supplies…any amount will make a big difference but I thought knowing the cost of rice could be helpful for someone making a donation. 100% of the your donation is tax deductible and 100% will go directly to the saints needs (nothing used for administrative costs etc since we use volunteers).

DONATIONS CAN BE PAYABLE TO “CRE-Conference of Restoration Elders” and please write “SEAAM Philippine Oblations” in the check memo, SEAAM is of course Southeast Asian and Australian Ministries.

Mail to:

PO BOX 4085
Independence MO 64051

Timely help is both needed and appreciated.

Thanks and God Bless,
Elder Steve Mapes

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Priesthood Class at Farview 9 am, 12/26/12

Faithful Priesthood of the Restoration Branches / Groups

Our winter meeting will be January 26th 2013 at the Farview Restoration Branch, 11404 E 24th Street Independence MO. – we will start at 9 a.m. with Prayer and Testimony then we will move into the classes. The classes scheduled for this meeting are
1. Elements of Worship
2. Life after Death Part 1
3. Elements of the Spirit
We will end up around 3 p.m. depending on questions and how the Spirit leads.
If practical and you are able we would recommend a period of fasting prior to meeting so that we are prepared to receive what the Spirit would bestow upon us. Remember the purpose of these classes is to meet together to teach one another and edify each other as to the basic principles of the Gospel. I and many of the Priesthood that have meet during this time have left the meeting with a greater understanding and more importantly a spirit of bonding together – something that we have lacked these past years.
The reason that we meet in this manner is that we have seen many of our Priesthood in our branches not have a full understanding of even the basics of Doctrine not to mention Church law and by not having a full understanding there are many ideas being presented that could and at times are contrary to the truth – this in turn confuses the very flocks that we are stewards over. That is why we embrace the council given in D&C 85:21 a,b
The call is going out to you brethren, each of whom have understandings in a variety of subjects that you need to share your knowledge with those that are not as studied – that is the purpose of this writing, to ask you to commit to meeting with us and sharing your knowledge.
For future scheduling purposes we have scheduled April 27th 2013 as the spring meeting date.
And as we continue we are exploring ways to put our learning into action. We might have home ministry in the afternoon or other activities. We are still in the planning stages – if you have any ideas or suggestions please share them.
As always if you would rather not be included in these mailings please let me know
Yours in Christ
Brian Turner
Presiding Elder
Council Bluffs Restoration Branch
(402) 896-8483

Tuesday, December 11, 2012


--------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Lynn Ridenhour



7 PM



"...At Kirtland, we were called to the School of the Prophets. At one time Joseph was in the translation room, and myself and others were talking about the gift of tongues, when the gift of tongues fell upon me and I spoke under its influence. Joseph came into the room and said, 'God bless you, Brother Coltrin, that is the Spirit of God.' He told me to continue, and the gift of tongues and of prophesying rested on the greater part of the brethren and we continued in tongues and prophesying through that day and the greater part of the night." --Address of Zebedee Coltrin, Feb.5, 1878

Speaking in tongues continued into "the greater part of the night" during the days of Joseph. There’s much confusion today on this particular manifestation. Thus, an evening of teaching on this very subject at Faith Bible College, 210 S. Main Street, Independence, 7 pm.

Joseph, the prophet, made a distinction between tongues of COMFORT and tongues of INSTRUCTION (or the gift of tongues).

"Do not indulge too much in the exercise of the gift of tongues," says Joseph, "or the devil will take advantage of the innocent and unwary. You may speak in tongues for your own comfort.” --Joseph Smith, Sermon, April 28, 1842

Joseph makes a distinction—as do the scriptures.

The "gift of tongues" is different from, not the same as, "tongues for your own comfort." One is to be exercised freely, not requiring an interpreter to be present; the other is not to be indulged in too much, and requires an interpreter present. One is for personal edification; the other, to edify the Body of Christ. One is public; the other, private.

The gift of tongues is one of the nine gifts of the Spirit given to the Body of Christ mentioned in I Corinthians 12. "Tongues of comfort," however, is for every believer and is one of the tongues present in the book of Acts.

Come and learn with us. This particular manifestation was frequently experienced among the early saints, and is recorded in several places in our church history. For example, Vol.1: p.92, 93, p.165, pp. 277-78, p.303, p.375, p.378, p.567, p.591, Vol.2: p.18, p.45, p.522, Vol.3: pp.204-09, p.277, p.306, pp.452-53, p.379, p.482, p.547, p.652, Vol.5: pp.382-85, p.572. Singing in tongues, Vol.3: pp.204-09, p.221, p.479. What a rich heritage!

It’s time to address such a rich aspect of our church heritage. Come and join us! Paul, the apostle, admonishes us, “Concerning spiritual gifts, I do not want you to be ignorant” (I Cor.12:1).

Come and join us! We believe you will be edified.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Woman Needs Full Size Bed

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: pdswayne

A friend of mine is gathering back into Independence and needs a Full Size Bed.

She is on disability and cannot afford the necessities needed.

She is also in need of some Kitchen Utensils.

Friday, December 7, 2012

LIFE AFTER DEATH - book For Sale

$5.00 each

this would make a great Christmas Gift

contact Jean Robison at 816-373-9044


Compiled by Richard Lade

Typed by Jean Robison








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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Bed and Side Jobs needed

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Ron Gage

Bed and Side Jobs

Request for a full size bed in good condition for a foreign exchange student.
I also am looking for some side jobs. I do some remodeling, decks and privacy fences.

Thanks Ron

Women's Clinic Prayer Dessert

New Jerusalem Restoration Branch

is hosting a

Women's Clinic Prayer Dessert

on Tuesday, December 11, 2012

at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall...

All are invited to attend this time of prayer for the unborn

and to specifically pray for the Women's Clinic Mission,

Staff, Volunteers, upcoming Banquet Diner, and for our

Community and its support of life in the womb.

Please invite your friends and family to attend this joyful,

yet solemn occasion. This is a time to uplift and is not

meant to burden anyone. This is a time to pray with

neighbors of different faiths for one united purpose.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Conn Organ - Free to Good Home

Conn Organ - Free to Good Home

1960's or 70's Conn Minuet Organ

that we would like to go to a good home or church.
Upper/Lower keyboard with 8 pedals
Bench full of music

You would need to come pick it up as we do not have the means to move it.

Please contact Melissa or Phyllis Scott

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Hoods

Along with Guests:

Cadillac Flambe’

and N.U.T.S.



7 P.M. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012


In case of inclement weather contact Phil Hood 816-237-9435

Bring a Friend

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Christmas CD by Elead

Elead now has a Christmas CD, "Jesus, The Greatest Gift" available. It has 18 songs on it. If anyone would like to purchase one, the cost is $15.

Please contact Karmi Anderson 816-785-3141 or Marla Kroesen 816-699-5319.

Thank you!

Friday, November 23, 2012

Congo testimony from Doug Smith

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Brian Mundy

Great testimony in the DRC. Nelson Mutahi was supposed to come with us to translate for us, but at the Congo border, they would not him in, he did not have a passport, just a travel paper for East Africa. The DRC is not in East African Community, so they would not let him come. Deward took him back across, while Chris and I went on to Dewards home. It turns out that they know French and Swahili, and so we had a ragged conversation with Claudine, Dewards wife. When Deward got back, we finished the amenities, and he asked, "So now, without a translator, what do we do?" We said, let’s have a prayer and try. As we started to talk, my old French started flooding back, and with occasional Swahili and English inserts in the English presentation, we were all amazed at how we were able to communicate the gospel! We had another class the next morning with 4 of the church members, and were blessed again as we read from French and Swahili scriptures.
Deward was not with us for much of the second session, but it did not seem to matter as we shared the gospel of the kingdom. He was actually out getting an ambulance arranged for, because overnight, a Rwandan proxy militia had invaded the DRC, and Goma was the center of the fighting. There were small arms fire and mortars and tanks firing all night long. In the morning, they awoke us early to pray because Claudine was frightened for her guests and family. Chris offered a beautiful prayer that the spirit of fear would be cast out, and for peace, and The Lord answered that prayer. So it was in the peace of that spirit we had the second class, as Deward called some medical friends to have them send an ambulance that we could ride in to the hospital, where we would have a secure place to stay before they try to get some papers signed by a doctor to get us through the military patrols without them seeing us. Apparently, the military do not see whites as anything but looting material. Aggrey Anditi also called the state department friends he had, and they said they would follow up with us, too.
We had another prayer before we left on the ambulance, and then took off across the lava field that passes for roads in Goma. Along the way, we also picked up a real patient. We made it to the Lhopitale Kyeshero, but they did not think it was safe enough to proceed to the border, about 8 km, so we stayed there overnight. In the meantime Eric was able to get us the number for the US embassy in Kinshasa, and we talked to Andy Wimkleman, the associate consul. (On the initial call, the screener asked me what our difficulty in getting to the border was. I said small arms fire and mortars just before we lost the connection, and got a call back fairly quickly.)
They called the Unesco mission in town, but they thought we would be safer in an ambulance than with them! Not very popular, I guess.
The border closed at 6, and the embassy report was that there were 2000 people at the crossing, so they did not want to leave us exposed, so we spent the night in the hospital ward. Deward stayed with us, and were able spend the time in classes and discussion with him about the work, and The Lord blessed us in that also.
So this morning we were able to go the border, even though the Rwandans had closed it, because the US Rwandan embassy folks were there to expedite our entry. A nice young man named Jason had been there since 7:30 waiting for us, and we did not get there until 9:00. We were also useful, too. Jason debriefed us together information about what was happening on the other side of the border, and was determining who might be in charge by what stamp they were using. He said the main battle had moved west to Bhukavu, a port that the Kinshasa embassy folks had suggested we try to pass through if we could not make it there. We were blessed we didn't try!
It turned out that The Lord was there every step of the way. If Nelson had gotten through, he would not have gotten back across the border. The Lord blessed our sharing, even without a translator, we were able to meet with the Congo saints for the first time in the Congo, we had much needed time with Deward, and The Lord brought us safely across the border, Mission Impossible style, and taught us lessons in trust in the meantime, as well as answering the prayers of those who were praying for us!
God is good!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

30" built in stove

30" built in stove and 5 burner glass cook top: for sale


A little remodel has made the following items very affordable and available:
30" built in oven - used but in excellent working order
5 burner - top of the line GE glass top cook top - 2 years old

Will consider any reasonable offer.

I can be reached at


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Car For Sale

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Jack Maybee

Car For Sale

2002 Lincoln LSE - V8, Automatic, with 113,000 miles. Interior and exterior in excellent condition. AC needs work.
Priced under Blue Book value. See photos attached. $5,800 OBO. Call 816-729-4732, Jack Maybee.
Extras Include:
- 6 CD disk changer
-Heated front seats
-Chrome wheels
-Dual automatic climate control
-Advanced Traction Control
-Leather interior
-Two person memory seat settings
-Theft deterrent alarm
-Heated side mirrors

Friday, November 16, 2012

Thanksgiving Dinner for Westport Mission

----- Forwarded Message -----

Thanksgiving Dinner for Westport Mission

I know this is extremely short notice. I started working on this a couple of weeks ago and life got in the way.

Heather Atkins would like a church group or individuals to provide Thanksgiving dinner for the mission she works with in Westport on Thanksgiving Day.

She and her regular staff will not be available, but the building will be open and facilities to have the dinner inside rather than doing sack lunches on the sidewalk.

If you are interested in organizing this project call Heather at 816-510-3344 or email her at for details.

Muriel Luedeman

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Announcing Learning Lunches

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Bruce Luedeman

Learning Lunches

Beginning November 26th

Nutritionist, Bob Wright’s “must read” book

Killing Cancer, Not People

11:45am – 1:30pm

201 W. Lexington, Executive Suites 301
Independence, Mo

(SW corner of the Square)

$5.00 to cover the room and handouts

$5.00 Raw Food Lunch

Serving the 26th:

Hidden Jewels Garden/Orchard Salad

Kangen Water

RSVP: Muriel Luedeman

I am so excited to announce Learning Lunches. The first lunch is dedicated to my friend, Marica Farnham who lost her brave fight against cancer November 2nd and to all my friends and relatives, including me, who have been attacked by this horrible killer. Cancer is not caused by a deficiency of drugs, chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. We will explore the power of raw foods, ionized water and other protocols that enable the body to restore and maintain health.

Learning Lunches are designed to provide information and answers for living a healthy, happy, and helpful life in today’s world. Knowledgeable presenters will cover a variety of topics including protocols for health through nutrition, hydration, and supplementation, home organization, home storehouse creation and maintenance, entrepreneurial diversification of income streams exploring the gifts of the spirit, relationships building and reconciliation, positive living in a negative world.

Delicious raw food lunches will be available for a nominal charge or you are welcome to bring your own lunch. Please RSVP so I know how many lunches to prepare.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District

From: Rachel Horn

Fort Osage R-1 School District
Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District
Recently Posted Jobs
Below you will find a list of jobs posted between Sep 23, 2012 and Nov 12, 2012.

Job Postings Closing Soon
No jobs scheduled to stop accepting applications between Nov 12, 2012 and Nov 19, 2012.

Fort Osage R-1 School District

Job Posting Title Job Category

Substitute Custodian Classified

Food Service Substitute Classified

Special Education Teacher - High School Certified


Homeschool Field Trip to Nutcracker!

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Carrie Emmons

Please forward this on to other homeschool, school and preschool groups. It is the 25th Annual Performance of "The Nutcracker" presented by Ballet Conservatory and directed by Ulla Ames!!

It is that time of year again! I hope you will join us. It is not officially the holiday season until you have seen a performance of "The Nutcracker"! I am organizing a homeschool field trip to "The Nutcracker". It is put on by Ballet Conservatory of Independence, with performances at Liberty Performing Arts Theatre in Liberty (near to Hwy 291 and I-35).

This performance is done almost exclusively by children, which makes it extremely enjoyable and engaging for children (and adults) to watch! 2012 marks the 25th Silver Anniversary Year of this performance of "The Nutcracker" (directed by Ulla Ames) so it is very professionally done! There are many homeschoolers in lead parts in the performances. There is a complete "Nutcracker" curriculum resource of educational activities available. Please request the link, if you like, when you order your tickets.
There are two times to choose from for the field trip:Friday, November 30 at
10am or at 12 noon
Tickets are only $5 per person. A baby or small child on a lap would not require a ticket. Public performances are Saturday, December 1 at 2pm and 7pm. Go to to purchase tickets for the public performances. Tickets are $10-$15 for the public performances. Performances are held at: Liberty Performing Arts Theatre 1600 S. Withers Road Liberty, MO 64068

Please respond as soon as possible if you would like to attend. Include you name, email, phone number, which performance you will be attending, and how many tickets you would like. I need to confirm reservations, and I will need payment by November 19.

If you would like to pay by paypal, please email me and I will send you a link, or you may send a check made out to Ballet Conservatory to me:
Carrie Emmons
5715 NW 88th Street
Kansas City MO 64154

If you have any questions, please email or call 816-589-5410

Saturday, November 10, 2012

A Watchman's Call

Hello Precious Saints,

Since the election I have noticed on several social media sites that God is apparently trying to get the attention of His Church. Watchmen, positioned on the walls around His Kingdom are calling out to disillusioned and disappointed saints. Below is a call I received this morning from a precious sister, Elizabeth Brickman, and I felt led to share it with you. Please feel free to share with other parts of The Body as you feel led.
(from a fellow Christian)

November 7, 2012 --- "The Day After"

The results are in. Our nation has bowed to the false God of “government”.

Realistically, the electorate has merely confirmed the composite idolatry and arrogance that had already blinded our national consciousness. Fueled by sloth and jealousy, and stirred by a leader of questionable origin, Americans --- for the next four years --- are now going to experience the consequences of their choice.

I do not believe this election was an electoral battle. It was a spiritual battle.

Yet we did not catch God by surprise. He knew yesterday’s results long before we did. And He knew why He would allow it. He knows what His plan is for the future. As Henry Blackaby says in his book, “Experiencing God”, maybe we should get on board with God’s plan, rather than suffer over why He doesn’t appear to be on board with our plan.

The nation has dipped its toes more deeply into sin. As with most sin, the wry irony is that we are unlikely to experience negative consequences quickly or dramatically. But when they come, the false reverence Americans gave to their elected leader will be replaced by bitterness and disappointment.

At that exact moment, we, the “spiritual electorate” will need to be there, well- prepared, armed and ready to love and to lead. Ultimately, when America repents and returns to God, I believe we will see a breathtaking show of His mercy and grace toward our nation.

In the meantime, what about now? I offer a humble 10-point strategy for your consideration:

1. FAITH: Demonstrate what faith looks like before a faithless nation, including your neighbors. Intentionally model the disciplines of Hope --- not fear. Peace--- not despair. Compassion --- not anger.

2. JOY: Choose joy. The joy of the Lord is our strength. Our path and destiny are ordained. If we are emotionally no better off than the world, what does that say about our God?

3. OFFER COMFORT: Especially to secular conservatives who already knew that something was terribly wrong, expressed their vote, and now are in despair. Imagine the impact of this election without the comfort and hope of the Lord! Secular conservatives and others will need our composed confidence, steadiness and cheerful testimony right away!

4. GOVERNANCE: The most local of governments is the governance of our own homes and lives. We do not presently have Christian leadership in the White House. But we can have it at our house.

5. READINESS: Be ready to explain the hope that is within us. We need to stay in listening mode, extra sensitive to opportunities around us. Those who have trusted government as their god will need us at the moment when grown-up disappointment begins to replace childish “hope and change”.

6. ANXIETY: Reject anxiety! It is not coming from God! Our temptation may be toward anxiety and worry. This would delight the one who seeks to destroy the confidence of God’s elect. Without faith, it is impossible to please Him. There is no place for worry or anxiety in our lives.

7. SAFETY: Live as one who feels safe, not panicked. We are safe and secure, spiritually and financially, in His extravagant care. God knows how to provide for us. If we take fearful or extreme actions, financially or otherwise, we send a terrible message to the world that our God is not safe to trust.

8. LEADERSHIP: This election was a call-to-action for each of us, to take responsibility for leadership in our own families, workplaces, and communities.

9. BIBLE STUDY: We must ruthlessly eliminate “busy-ness” from our lives, and insist on making time to “Study, to show ourselves approved unto God, a workman who needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth”.

10. UNFAZED BY MEDIA: Now is a time for us to stand apart confidently, in the magnificent grace of God. We must be unfazed by media which seeks to hype the extremes of arrogance on the one side, or fear on the other side.

We are fine. It is the world who is on unsteady ground --- not us. The world’s unsteadiness must never bleed over to our mind, our emotions, or our lives.

Our God reigns!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Book of Mormon believers share Pentecostal experiences

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From: Lynn Ridenhour

Book of Mormon believers share their Pentecostal experiences

Brothers and Sisters,

Dr. Nick, Pentecostal Pastor and President of Faith Bible College, Independence, MO, is hosting an evening of exploring the Pentecostal experience and its relationship with Book of Mormon believers. DON'T MISS THIS! Book of Mormon believers will be sharing their personal testimonies of receiving the Pentecostal experience. It'll be fascinating! Come here these wonderful stories. Saturday night, Nov.10th, 7 - 9 pm. at Faith Bible College, 210 S. Main, Independence, MO.

Lynn Ridenhour

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Winter Warmth Give Away

Waldo Avenue Restoration Branch will be holding its annual "Winter Warmth Give Away" on Saturday November 17th from 9 am - 1 pm in the foyer area. We try to provide for all sizes from infants to large adults. We will be providing coats, gloves, hats, scarves, blankets and warm winter clothing (heavy sweats, sweaters, insulated, thermals, etc). If anyone would like to donate we will be in the foyer on Friday evening November 16th from 6 - 8 pm. Items can also be given to Deana Griffin or Sharon Toms at the Women to Women's Conference this Saturday at Colbern. Any questions, please call Sharon at (816) 456-3245.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Looking for a carpenter and Tree Service

We now have money for the needed improvements to our home.
I am looking for referrals for a carpenter to build a set of stairs from our main floor to our basement and create a new space for our bathroom which would include a new floor.

We have a couple other projects in mind.

Also, some roof repair and and a referral for removing a very tall sycamore tree from our yard.

please e-mail all replies to or

Thank you

Drum Set Wanted

I am looking for a drum set for a young adult who is a very dedicated Christian.

Lynne Valle

Sweet Cat to be adopted

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From: michelle ballantyne

Sweet Cat to be adopted

Tiger is a sweet, about one year old cat that needs to find a home. Our neighbors can't afford to feed him and have let him roam loose. We have been meeting his needs except for shelter. Since we already have 3 cats, we cannot keep him and he needs a loving home soon. Cold weather is starting to set in. He has not been neutered but his temperament is good. He gets along well with other cats and dogs.

Please contact Michelle Ballantyne at 478-4745 or

Sunday, November 4, 2012

House For Sale

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From: Brian or Rachel Fields

House For Sale

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, finished basement, fenced yard, central air and heat, wood stove, in Fort Osage School District, Independence MO. $92,000.

Contact Brian or Rachel Fields

816-365-0519 or 816-365-9895.


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(140 Titles of RLDS Books)

This fall¡¯s $1.00 Book Sale was very well accepted. Some 800 books found their
way into new homes, including one order of 116 books and another of 157 books!

This offer is good through December 31, 2012, or while supplies last.

There is no need to buy extra books in order to purchase these for only $3.00 each.

Stock up now for your winter reading and as gifts for loved ones!¡¡

Anderson, Diane M. (ed), J. C. Clapp: Man of Valor, 2001, Ludy & Associates, soft, 40 pages B NEW

Anthony, Joseph H., Birds of a Feather, 1978 reprint, soft, 325 pages

Atkinson, Mabel Sanford, The Land Shadowing with Wings, 1952, hard, 270 pages

Bird, Merva, Oh Worship the Lord, 2001, Ludy & Associates, soft, 100 pages B NEW

Book of Mormon Stories for Beginning Readers, Ludy & Associates, 2011, soft, 98 pages

Brockway, Edith, The Golden Land, 1968, hard, 160 pages

Bryant, Verda, Between the Covers of the Old Testament, 1965, hard, 400 pages

Burton, Emma, Beatrice Witherspoon, 1970 reprint, soft, 383 pages

Butterworth, F. Edward, Roots of the Reorganization--French Polynesia, 1977, soft, 266 pages

Butterworth, F. Edward, The Adventures of John Hawkins, 1963, hard, 264 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Growing Up in Religion, 1951, hard and soft, 176 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Humor in Gospel Living, 1978, soft, 153 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Meet Them in the Scriptures, 1960, hard and soft, 242 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Scriptures from Ancient America, 1964, hard and soft, 368 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Spiritual Health, 1966, hard, 412 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Spirituality in the Space Age, 1962, hard, 264 pages

Cheville, Roy, The Bible in Everyday Living, 1939 and 1944, hard

Cheville, Roy A., The Book of Mormon Speaks for Itself, 1971, hard, 203 pages

Cheville, Roy A., They Made a Difference, 1970, hard and soft, 350 pages

Cheville, Roy A., They Sang of the Restoration, 1955, hard, 267 pages

Cheville, Roy A., Through the West Door (Graceland College), 1946, hard, 327 pages

Cheville, Roy A., When Teen-agers Talk Theology, 1968, hard, 445 pages

Children¡¯s Hymnal, 1957, hard, (with brown or blue covers), 200 pages

Church, Olive, A Time of Rebellion, 1968, hard, 283 pages

Church and Evangelism, The, 1941, hard, 406 pages

Cole, Clifford A., Faith for New Frontiers, 1956. hard and soft, 156 pages

Cole, Clifford A., The Revelation in Christ, 1963, hard and soft, 346 pages

Compendium of the Scriptures, 1947, hard

Darling, John, The Combined Testimonies of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, 1953, hard, 404 pages

Davis, Inez Smith, The Story of the Church, 1934, hard, 400 pages

Davis, Inez Smith, Story of the Church, The, 1989, soft, 665 pages

DeLapp, Ardyce, Stories That Teach, 1972, hard, 288 pages

Draper, Maurice L., Credo "I Believe," 1983, soft, 307 pages

Draper, Maurice, Marriage in the Restoration, 1968, hard, 77 pages

Edwards, F. Henry, Commentary on the Doctrine and Covenants, 1954, hard, 447 pages

Edwards, F. Henry, God Our Help, 1981 reprint, soft, 230 pages

Edwards, F. Henry, The Life and Ministry of Jesus, 1950 and 1962, hard, 390 pages

Edwards, F. Henry, Missionary Sermon Studies, 1940, hard, 310 pages

Edwards, F. Henry, The Power that Worketh in Us, 1987, soft, 343 pages

Edwards, Paul M., Our Legacy of Faith, 1991, hard, 335 pages

Edwards, Paul M., The Hilltop Where (Graceland College), Venture Foundation, Lamoni, IA, 1972, hard, 190 pages

Farrow, Percy E., God's Eternal Design, 1980, soft, 316 pages

Forscutt, Mark H., A Tribute to Emma (reprint of "Commemorative Discourse on the Death of Mrs. Emma Bidamon"), 2002, Ludy & Associates, soft, 40 pages B NEW

Galbraith, Madelyn, Feather in the Wind, 1952, hard, 332 pages

Galbraith, Madelyn, There Is a Book, 1971, hard, 309 pages

Galbraith, Madelyn, Village in the Sun, 1975, 261 pages, hard

Gilberts, Helen, Sariah, 1970, hard and soft, 320 pages

Ham, Wayne, Enriching Your New Testament Studies, 1966, hard, 198 pages

Ham, Wayne, Man's Living Religions, 1966, hard and soft, 327 pages

Ham, Wayne, Publish Glad Tidings, 1970, hard, 444 pages

Hanson, Paul M., Jesus Christ among the Ancient Americans, 1945 and 1947, hard, 256 pages

Hartman, Frances, Poetic Voices of the Restoration, 1961, hard, 227 pages

Hartshorn, Chris B., A Commentary on the Book of Mormon, 1964, hard and soft, 504 pages

Hartshorn, Chris B., The Development of the Early Christian Church, 1967, hard, 341 pages

History of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Vol. 1-4), 1922 and earlier, hard black or brown covers

Holm, Francis W., The Mormon Churches--A Comparison from Within, 1970, hard, 238 pages

Holmes, Reed M., The Forerunners, 1981, soft, 280 pages

Holmes, Reed, The Patriarchs, 1978, soft, 173 pages

Howard, Richard P, Restoration Scriptures, 1969, hard & soft, 278 pages

Hunt, Larry E., F. M. Smith: Saint as Reformer (Volume 1), 1982, soft, 219 pages

Hunt, Larry E., F. M. Smith: Saint as Reformer (Volume 2), 1982, soft, 488 pages

Hymnal, The, (the "gray hymnal"), 1956, hard, 582 hymns (fair condition)

Hymnal for Youth, 1951, hard, 395 pages

Hymns of the Saints, 1981, (burgundy) 501 hymns, hard

Jordan, Doris N., Strength for the Journey, private, 1996, soft, 438 pages

Kelley, Edmund G., The Making of a Frontier Missionary (William H. Kelley), 1980, soft, 192 pages

Kelley, William H., Presidency and Priesthood, undated reprint of 1908 book, soft, 486 pages + index

Kingdom of Heaven is Like, The, 1954, hard, 231 pages

Kramer, Annando, From Now to Eternity, 1993, private, soft, 164 pages

Landon, Donald, To Be the Salt of the Earth, 1965, hard, 214 pages

Lea, Leonard J., Views from the Mountain, 1961, hard, 220 pages

Ludy, Diane Anderson, and Paul V. Ludy (ed.), The Voice of Youth, Ludy & Associates, 2011, soft, 224 pages

Ludy, Paul V. (ed), John Brush: Eyewitness of Early Church History, 2002, Ludy & Associates, soft, 44 pages B NEW

Maus, Cynthia Pearl, Christ and the Fine Arts, 1959, Harper & Brothers, hard, 813 pages

McKiernan, F. Mark, and others, The Restoration Movement: Essays in Mormon History, 1979, soft, 357 pages

Montgomery, Jo, To Serve with Love, 1974, hard, 253 pages

Mulliken, Frances Hartman, A Restoration Heritage, 1979, soft, 240 pages

Nicholson, Minnie Blair, Elizabeth Blair: A Daughter of the Covenant, 2004, Ludy & Associates, 36 pages B NEW

Njeim, George A., The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, 1978, soft, 206 pages

Oakman, Elva T., and Lillie Jennings, It Can Be Fun! 1948, hard, 218 pages

Parsons, A. H., Parsons' Text Book, 1971 reprint, soft, 332 pages

Phillips, Arthur B., The Restoration Movement and the Latter Day Saints, 1928, hard, 335 pages

Phillips, Emma M., Dedicated to Serve, 1970, hard, 211 pages

Preston, John, Peter Bosten, 1978 reprint of 1918 book, soft, 352 pages

Priesthood Manual, 1964 and 1972, hard

Prince, Gregory A., Having Authority, 1993, soft, 99 pages

Ralston, Russell F., Fundamental Differences, 1960, 244 pages, hard

Reece, Colleen L., Sanctuary, 1983, soft, 136 pages

Renfroe, Z. Z., Sent Forth to Witness, 1977, private, hard, 440 pages

Restoration Story, The, 1986, Cumorah Books, Inc., soft, 152 pages

Ritchie, Malcolm L., Roy Cheville--The Graceland Years, 1995, Graceland College, soft, 356 pages

Roth, J. S., The Gospel Messenger, Lamoni, IA, 1915 (Second Edition), hard, 556 pages

Rules and Resolutions, various years, hard

Ruoff, Norman D., (Ed.), Witness to the World (Testimonies from Restoration Witness), 1967, 216 pages, hard

Ruoff, Norman D., comp., Testimonies of the Restoration, 1971, hard, 203 pages

Russell, Naomi, Light from the Valley, 1979, soft, 200 pages

Russell, William, Treasures in Earthen Vessels, 1966, hard and soft

Saints' Herald Reader, 1955, hard, 350 pages

Saints¡¯ Hymnal, 1933 (with blue or purple covers), 442 hymns, hard

Salyards, Christiana, The Enduring Word, 1942 and 1944, hard, 400 pages

Sanford, Mabel A., Joseph's City Beautiful, hard, 207 pages

Sarre, Winifred Turner, If With All Your Heart, 1969, hard, 264 pages

Scott, Herbert M., How to Increase Sunday Night Attendance, 1948, hard, 160 pages

Shute, Dr. Wallace Beresford, Christus (A Play), 1971, hard, 247 pages

Shute, Wallace B., Terra Nova (A Play), 1988, soft, 114 pages

Simmons, Florence Whipple, The Boundless Quest, Florshire Publishers, Denver, CO, 1962, hard, 232 pages

Smith, Elbert A., Blue Pencil Notes, 1942, 192 pages, hard

Smith, Elbert A., Joe Pine, 1971 reprint, soft, 352 pages

Smith, Elbert A., On Memory's Beam, 1946, hard, 350 pages

Smith, Elbert A., Restoration: A Study in Prophecy, 1945 and 1951, hard & soft, 290 pages

Smith, Elbert A., Square Blocks, 1968 reprint, soft, 475 pages

Smith, Frederick M., The Higher Powers of Man, 1968 reprint of 1918 book, soft, 232 pages

Smith, H. Alan, Our Heritage of Humor, 1982, soft, 320 pages

Smith, Joseph III, Memories of Old Nauvoo, 2001, Ludy & Associates, soft, 44 pages B NEW

Snethen, Otis, Echoes of the Valley (Poetry), private, 1979, hard and soft, 275 pages

Starks, Arthur, A Concordance to the Doctrine and Covenants, 1961, hard, 218 pages

Stewart, Georgia Metcalf, How the Church Grew, 1959, 342 pages, hard

Stienon, Elaine, Lightning in the Fog, 1977, hard, 235 pages

Stienon, Elaine, Utah Spring, 1979, soft, 224 pages

Stories of the Restoration (Stories from church papers) 1953, hard and soft, 240 pages

Stowell, Addie Spaulding, The Walls of Zion, 1953, hard, 416 pages

Thomsen, Blaine C., The Ammonite, 1979, soft, 294 pages

Tickemyer, Garland E., Story Illustrations for Church and Home, 1961, hard, 176 pages

Tinkham, Ruby, The Unwilling Saint, 1959, hard, 160 pages

Tracey, Florence, Riches Untold, 1933, hard, 262 pages

Troeh, M. Richard & Marjorie, The Conferring Church, 1987, soft, 232 pages

Updike, L. Wayne, Ministry to the Bereaved, 1973, hard, 109 pages

Walter, Gladys Mae, The Solid Rock, 1941, hard, 240 pages

Walter, Gladys Mae, Three Jumps Ahead of the Squirrels, 1971, 227 pages, hard

Walton, Eugene, God Is Alive, 1970, hard, 252 pages

Weddle, Franklin, How to Use the Hymnal, 1956, hard, 96 pages

Weldon, Roy E., and F. Edward Butterworth, Book of Mormon Deeps (Volume 1), 1977, private, hard, 356 pages

Weldon, Roy E., and F. Edward Butterworth, Book of Mormon Deeps (Volume 2), 1978, hard, private, 341 pages

Weldon, Roy E., Book of Mormon Deeps (Volume 3), 1979, hard, private, 350 pages

Weldon, Roy E., Never Alone, 1983, private, soft, 164 pages

Weldon, Roy E., Tantalizing Glimpses¡¬™Faint Whispers, 1991, private, soft, 39 pages

Wellington, Paul A., ed., Challenges to Kingdom Building, 1968, hard, 380 pages

Whiting, Biloine, and Josephine Skelton, North of Heaven, 1948, hard, 303 pages

Who's Who in Service, 1977, hard, 164 pages

Wyatt, Geraldine, Dawn of Peace, 1940, hard, 262 pages

Yale, Alfred H., Life and Letters of Paul, 1959, hard and soft, 304 pages

Yarrington, Roger, The Auditorium, 1962, hard, 92 pages

You may order by e-mail to or phone (816) 210-8450.

Go to to see lists of thousands of RLDS books available.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Items for sale

Items for sale

A dear friend of mine purchased a "Jazzy select GT" power chair some time ago. She bought it "lightly used" but realized she liked her current chair the best.

She is asking $700 or best offer. The booklets and battery pack are included. If interested, I can send actual pictures by attachment.

She also has a Heat Surge Fireplace (2012-2013 EV.2 Light Oak Roll N Glow with LED insert) available for $300.00. (It is still in the box!!)

Rather than pay to send it back to the Amish Carpentry shop, she is willing to take a loss on it.

Please feel free to e-mail or call me at 816-220-0730.

Terri Gard


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An Exegesis of the Priesthood
by Gomer T. Griffiths

Ek' se je' sis is a scholarly explanation or interpretation.

Gomer Griffiths was a apostle in the RLDS Church from 1887 to 1922.

The 18 chapters in this book include material concerning the Melchisedec and Aaronic priesthoods, their authority and officers; duties in quorums; the apostles, seventy, patriarchs, high priests, elders, bishops, priests, teachers, and deacons; the "pilot wheel" with the presidency in the center and spokes for missionary, pastoral, patriarchal, bishops, and high council, etc.; and instructions to the priesthood.

This is a reprint of a book which was originally published about 1902. It has a soft cover and is spiral bound. It has 154 pages. It is new and in shrinkwrap. The regular price is $10.00, but this month it is available for only $7.50 with the purchase of another book at the same time. Offer good until November 30, 2012, or while supplies last.

Order by e-mail to or by phone—816 210-8450.

Go to the website to see lists of thousands of RLDS books that are available. Check out more than 140 titles for only $3.00 each.

Sharon Carr - Services

Sharon Carr - Services

Visitation - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 3

at the Community of Christ Church
531 W Main Street
Lamoni Iowa 50140

Memorial Service - 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4
at the Community of Christ Church in Lamoni, Iowa

Cards may be sent to:

Brad Carr
31261 US Highway 69
Lamoni IA 50140

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Book of Mormon Day for Kids

Early registration fees for the Book of Mormon Day for Kids is $10 per child or $20 per family. Register early. If your registration is postmarked by Nov 2 or dropped in the mail slot at the foundation by Monday morning at 8 a.m., it will be considered on time.

Bring your kids, from kindergarten through 6th grade to experience a day of traveling through the Book of Mormon events, meeting Book of Mormon characters and lots of hands on learning. Snack and Lunch will be provided.

Sue G Manning
The Book of Mormon Foundation
210 W White Oak St
Independence MO 64015

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Wanted Wounded Cars

Do you have car that needs a little mechanical work to get

it running? Not sure you want to spend the money to have

It fixed? I am looking for cars that need some work to get

them going again. Please send them to me for a new life. I will

give them the TLC they need so they can be of service to

someone again. Thanks for your help!!

Call Dan at 816-728-0656


Monday, October 29, 2012

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District
Recently Posted Jobs
Below you will find a list of jobs posted between Sept 9, 2012 and Oct 29, 2012

Job Posting Title

Substitute Custodian

Food Service Substitute

Special Education Teacher - High School

Substitute School Nurse - RN

Job Postings Closing Soon
No jobs scheduled to stop accepting applications
between October 29, 2012 and November 5, 2012

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Graceland College Acacia Yearbooks

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Graceland College Acacia Yearbooks

I have just listed more than 40 copies of

Graceland College Acacia Yearbooks

from 1924 to 1997.

These make great gifts for yourself

or a loved one!

You can see and order them by going to


Friday, October 26, 2012

Lead JAVA Developer

I am currently searching for a "Lead JAVA Developer," in the Kansas City area. My client is looking to fill this position and I am on the hunt. If you are a Java developer or know someone who is, please contact me at your earliest convenience. I am offering a $400 referral bonus to the person who puts me in contact with the candidate that is hired for this position. I can be reached at 816-536-5970 or you can email me at Thank you very much and I look forward to hearing from you.

Stuart Gage


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From: Lynn Cowan


Saturday Novemeber 10, 2012

4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Zion's Witness Restoration Branch

Free will donations

After eight years in the home of a restoration family, approval has been granted for Polly Zumwalt to be adopted. The family hopes this can be accomplished by the first of the year.

Please come and show your support of this adoption fund raiser while enjoying good food and fellowship.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Prayer Request for Charles Sperry

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From: Charles Sperry

Hello Family and Friends,

Now that the internet is working and I have a day to stay home, I am taking the time to let people know of the recent events here with our family. Chuck had been recuperating quite well. He was good enough to get on the motorcycle and make a few trips to town. Saturday, October 20, 2012 Chuck went into town to do some needed errands. As he entered town, a taxi decided to do a fast "U" turn right in front of him. Needless to say, the taxi driver was in too much of a hurry to look for oncoming traffic. The taxi hit Chuck on the left side of the motorcycle, breaking two ribs. Chuck and the motorcycle fell and slid across the street hitting the curb with his shoulder, causing Chuck's collar bone to break into 5 pieces.

Chuck has seen an orthopedic surgeon and no operation is needed. But, he does have to wear a special cloth brace to keep his shoulders back. The doctor says that it will take 3 months to heal. Because the roads here are made of dirt and rock, traveling in the car is not possible for him these next few weeks. It causes too much movement which is not conducive to the healing of the bones.

Having a broken collar bone is painful, but having two broken ribs on the same side makes it more painful. We would appreciate your prayers please. Also please pray for the taxi driver. He was in jail for 24 hours. His car is impounded till he pays for the medical bills and motorcycle repairs. We are praying that he will have the money and that some way he will recognize his need for Jesus Christ.

We do not understand why these things happened, but we do know that we are told to praise the Lord in all things. Life brings many unexpected events. Praise the Lord for His peace and comfort. He is the stabilizing influence in our lives. We are honored to be considered His children. We appreciate very much your continuing prayers.

May the Lord bless you,

En Cristo,
Chuck and Regina Sperry
la Restauración
Honduras, Centroamerica

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

CPRS Fall Musical - Cinderella

Mark your calendars for the 7th annual CPRS musical production of "Cinderella!" Public performances are Thursday, November 1st (matinee at 12:30 p.m.), Friday, November 2nd & Saturday, November 3rd (7:30 performances). Please come support more than 70 performers, crew, musicians, and volunteers who have been preparing to bring you a night of beautiful music and a little light-hearted comedy.

Mark Your Calendars

Zion shall not be moved out of her place, notwithstanding her children are scattered, they that remain and are pure in heart shall return and come to their inheritances; they and their children, with songs of everlasting joy; to build up the waste places of Zion. And all these things, that the prophets might be fulfilled. D&C 98:4g
On Saturday October 27th and Sunday October 28th a delegation from the Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonites) will be visiting the Zarahemla Branch to share with us their joy and enthusiasm of the Songs of Zion. Sister Arlene Buffington who has received these poetic and prophetic songs will be sharing her testimonies about the reception of these songs and will teach them to us. We hope to learn many of them throughout the weekend. There will be a potluck on Saturday evening and opportunity for fellowshipping together with this branch of the Restoration. We will all worship together on Sunday morning as we sing the Songs of Zion during the Sunday school hour and then open our pulpit to one of their evangelists. Sunday evening we will have a presentation on Restoration Hymnody where we will learn about the history of music in the Restoration, the Reorganization and the Church of Jesus Christ. “We’ll Join In One Accord” and sing the songs of the latter day glory. We rejoice that the God of Israel is attempting to sew us back together so He can complete His work. All are invited and encouraged to come experience the joy and gladness of the latter day theme.
Saturday Evening ─ Potluck at 5:00PM followed by the introduction to and the sharing of the Songs of Zion.
Sunday Morning ─ Sunday School Hour begins at 9:30AM and we will sing the Songs of Zion. The preaching hour begins at 10:30 AM with Evangelist Bob Buffington from the Church of Jesus Christ as our guest speaker.
Sunday Evening ─ Restoration Hymnody at 6:00PM
Zarahemla Branch ─ 502 SW 17th Street, Blue Springs, Missouri
Directions from Independence
1. I 70 E to Hi-way 7 turn right.
2. Follow Hi-way 7 to Walnut St and turn right
3. Proceed on Walnut St to 15st and turn left
4. Turn right onto Moore St
5. Turn left on onto 17th St
6. 502 SW 17th St is on the left.

TV and "Star Wars" video for sale

From: LaVonne Loumiet

I'm doing some downsizing in my home and I've got a 28" Color GE Stereo/Commercial Skip TV for sale for $25.00, it's in great shape but very heavy! Remote is included.

Also I am selling an original VHS of "Star Wars"...first VHS Release back in 1984, as it was originally seen in the's in excellent condition, it's been opened but never viewed. As far as price, I will take the best offer, as it is an antique.

LaVonne Loumiet

For Sale - Chest of Drawers

2 Chest of drawers for sale.
Both in pretty good condition.
$50 each or $75 for the pair.
My Craigslist ad can be seen at the link below.

Call or text Stu @ 816-536-5970
Stu Gage

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Bible Passages for Voting

To one and all:
I got this forwarded to me by a close friend, from the Pastor of her church in Mentor, OH. It sounded like some good basics to follow when voting in this ever-so-important 2012 Presidential election.
So if you’re struggling yet with which person to vote for, this may be of sincere help.

I pray that this helps those that are struggling with this election.

Bible Passages for Voting


Entire Church Group at Grace Church of Mentor
Message from: Tim Potter

Dear Church Family,

I would like to restate for you the passages we reviewed regarding our vote in the upcoming November election.

1. God created the home. Genesis 2:24 is clear that marriage is ONLY to be between a man and a woman.

2. God creates human life, and all lives are to be protected. Both Psalm 139:13-16 and Jeremiah 1:5 teach that God loves the yet conceived let alone the unborn child.

3. God created human government to protect what God calls good. Genesis 9:6 and Romans 13:1-5 both teach that God’s design for government is to protect life and promote good.

4. God instituted the local church. Matthew 16:18, Matthew 28:19-20, and Acts 2 all describe the origin, nature and purpose of the church since the first century. If a President is elected that does not stand for what God loves, we stand to lose our freedom to function as a local church in a biblical fashion.

5. God despises when man calls good evil and evil good, Isaiah 5:20. When man supports the redefinition of the home, the murdering of unborn babies, and the ultimate demise of the church if gay marriage is nationally legalized, they call evil good and good evil.

While we may not be able to confidently support either primary candidate, there is one who definitely holds much more to what God loves and has instituted than the other.

One candidate for the first time in our nation’s history has gay marriage as part of his national platform. He liberally supports the slaughtering of unborn babies, and he seeks to call evil good and good evil.

We cannot call ourselves Christian and cast a vote for such darkness. God will judge both us and our nation if we do.

As we follow God’s command to vote and head to the poles in November, don’t vote for a party or a candidate; vote at least for what God loves if for nothing else. This is simply and profoundly our Christian duty!

As your pastor, I strongly urge you to vote. Do not sit idly by while others put into office a candidate that seeks to destroy, home, life, church, and country.

There are many who remain undecided as to who they will vote for on Election Day. Pray that God will grant you an opportunity to speak to any undecided voter and encourage them to vote at least for what God loves.

Finally,pray! 1 Timothy 2:1-4 clearly teaches that Christians are to pray for their governmental leaders. We pray for their salvation and for wisdom that we may lead quiet and useful lives for Christ.

Never before have I been so impassioned to persuade our people to vote and do the right thing. Never before has there been so much at stake! I implore you, do right at least for what God loves.

Please do not vote for the American Dream or your 401k. We can find neither in the Scriptures. Vote for what honors God.

please honor God.

For Christ,

Church Community Builder
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Monday, October 22, 2012

Fort Osage R-1 School District - Jobs

Below you will find a list of jobs posted between Sep 2, 2012 and Oct 22, 2012.

Job Posting Title Job Category

Substitute Custodian Classified

Food Service Substitute Classified

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Troop 216 Fundraiser

Saturday, October 20th - Boy Scout Troop 216 will be running a concession tent at Sutherland Lumber Yard's Fall Festival, 13013 E Highway 40, Independence, MO 64055. The scouts of Troop 216, which meets at South Crysler Restoration Branch, will be using this as a fundraiser to help pay for summer camps and high adventure. Stop by for a hot dog or pulled pork sandwich and check out the sale for your home repair needs.

Thanks and God Bless
Jason Howard

Thursday, October 11, 2012

CPRS fundraiser for fall play

CPRS Playbill Advertising--I am looking for businesses or individuals who would like to support the FINE ARTS program at Center Place Restoration School by placing a paid advertisement in the fall playbill. This year we are performing "CINDERELLA" and as always it will be a great opportunity for our children to grow in their talents and skills, as well as providing wholesome entertainment and fellowship for the saints in the Center Place. If interested please contact PAM MARK as soon as possible 816-795-5028 or Thank you.

Business AD: 1/4 page = $15.00 Personal Individual AD
1/2 page = $20.00 1/4 page = $5.00
Full page = $30.00

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Work Truck for sale $900

I am selling my 1988 Dodge Dakota work truck. $900. It has 208,000 miles on it, V6, 5 speed manual. It has a good engine, good tires and good manual transmission. It should pass Missouri state inspection. Does not leak any oil or coolant. Interior is very good. Good radio. CLEAN TITLE.

Nagging problems are: power steering leak (I fill up reservoir about once a month), passenger door doesn't lock, no emergency brake cable (will pass inspection without this). Rust in normal places for a 25 year old truck. No A/C.

This is a dependable old truck. I just drove it to St Louis and back. It runs a lot better when it is driven a lot.

Call me or text to: 816-935-0655

Rolland James

Monday, October 8, 2012

Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District

From: Rachel Horn

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Fort Osage R-1 School District

Fort Osage R-1 School District
Job Postings for Fort Osage R-1 School District

Fort Osage R-1 School District

Job Posting Title Job Category
Child care worker Classified Apply Now

Bus Monitor Classified Apply Now

Jessica Ridgeway is missing

Prayers are needed for a neighbor of mine. Her great-granddaughter was kidnapped in Colorado on Friday. She, her daughter and her grandson are trying to raise funds to get to Colorado. The little girl is 10 years old and did not make it to her bus stop. They have found her backpack and a water bottle.

The neighbor's name is Donna Moss.

If you are willing to make a donation to help with her travel expenses to Colorado, please contact Bonnie Bird at:

KMBC News came to her home and interviewed her yesterday evening.

It is a very sad thing.


Hair Service provided in homes

If you know of someone who is unable to leave their home but is in need of hair care, please call or email me. I have been a licensed cosmetologist for over 40 years and will be happy to come to their home to assess the need and determine what service(s) I can provide.

Please contact:

Jan Jordison

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Gail Wood - Services and Obituary

Gertrude Gail Wood, 70 of Lee's Summit, MO passed away, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at her daughter’s home in Chesterfield, MO.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday evening, October 12, 2012 at the Speaks Suburban Chapel 18020 E 39th Street, Independence, MO 64055.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the South Crysler Restoration Branch 16101 E Salisbury Road, Independence, MO 64050.

Burial will be in Mound Grove Cemetery.

Donations may be made in her name to Harvesters - The Community Food Network 3801 Topping Ave., Kansas City, MO 64129.

Gail was born November 2, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA before moving with her family to Independence at age 9. Gail was a member of the Van Horn High School class of 1959, attended cosmetology school and went to work at SuDora's Hair Salon on the Independence Square. She later opened GaLyn's Hair Salon where she loved both those that worked with her and all the wonderful customers and friends she had over the years.

Known to many as Mom or Nanny, Gail especially loved being around children. She was happiest cooking for others, singing, doing hair and spending time with family and friends. She loved and enjoyed her church family, sang in the choir and was often a guest singer in other congregations or at the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast.

She also enjoyed evenings with friends at the Independence Knife and Fork Club. Most of all, she lived a life that reflected her faith in God, her eternal hope and endless joy. She will also be remembered for the particular strength and courage she possessed and admired for her unconditional love, gentle spirit and remarkable kindness...always.

Gail was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Gertrude Benson. She is survived by her son Galen Soule, daughter Marcia Grigone and husband Jeff, her brother Frank Benson III and wife Levita and her sister Shirley Ford and husband Ed; additional family, Martha Wood, Connie and Mark Tanner, Jim and Lisa Wood, Mike and Cynthia Wood, Randy and Concetta Waters, 1 niece, 5 nephews, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be expressed at (Arrangements; Speaks Suburban Chapel (816) 373-3600)

Friday, October 5, 2012

Philippine Tuition Assistance

From: Mapes, Steve H [SLS]

Dear Saints,

This fall we will start another round of fundraising for the next school year for our youth in the Philippines (the SEAAM Tuition Assistance Program). There are over 60 youth who attend school because of contributions by Restoration Saints, Branches, and dear Friends. The good news is we have several young people have already graduated high school and many who have completed their trade school. In fact, we are thankful to report that two finished nursing school, one finished a business degree, and another a forestry degree J so we praise God for that! We also praise him because of the way their own talents/gifts can now be used to help their families and branches to a greater level. It is life changing and we are making a difference in the lives of these saints.

I will never forget how we started this program…I asked one of our teenagers why he was not in school….he said it was for people who had a lot of money (because it cost $15 a month). For about $15 a month our youth can attend High School and for about $65 a month our youth can attend post high school… every single dollar makes such a real difference. 100% of the tax deductible donation goes help the youth via their school tuition, books, fees, etc. Our missionaries (whose travel is self supported or often sponsored by their home church) will be bringing tuition funds with them this fall and we really pray that none of these youth will be removed from the program due to a lack of funds. May God Bless You as you do his will and we ask your continued prayers and support for our young people.

Please feel free to share this email with your churches and friends.

God Bless,

PS – Please make a donation/check payable to the ‘CRE’ (Conference of Restoration Elders) and then write ‘SEAAM Philippine Tuition Fund’ in the Memo (ie Southeast Asian and Australian Ministries). Mail to: CRE, PO Box 4085, Independence MO 64051

Some of your youth during a Restoration Retreat (several cousins in fact) enjoying a break from activities…they can attend school because of your generous donations.

The young man is Jonathan and he was featured in an issue of the Tidings of Zion magazine!

Thursday, October 4, 2012


---------- Forwarded message ----------

by Doris N. Jordan

Strength for the journey comes from many sources—the Word of God, experiences, the brush of angel wings, the fleeting glimpse of a loved one who has gone before. God never leaves us alone.

This is the autobiography of the wife of Elder John Jordan. She is also the mother of John Jordan, Larry Jordan, Hope Jordan Richards, and Sue Jordan Taylor. The extended family has been known to many as the singing group, “Brother John.”

The book includes valuable spiritual lessons. Don’t waste the time you have on earth. The army of the Lord is growing, watered by the blood of those who have gone before. The Church will be lifted up, pure, white, and glorious, ready for the return of the King. “May we work together for the cause of Zion, and through each step of the way find the needed strength for the journey.”

This book was published in 1996. It is a new, softcover book with 438 pages and many photos. The regular price is $5.00, but this month it is available for only $3.00—with no limit and no requirement to purchase other books. There are 120 books available at this price, so you can purchase several to give as gifts. Offer good until October 31, 2012, or while supplies last.

Order by e-mail to or by phone—816 210-8450.

Go to the website to see lists of thousands of RLDS books that are available. Check out more than 150 titles for only $1.00 each.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Stone Church Handel's Messiah

Ticket Information for Stone Church Handel's Messiah

Dear Messiah Enthusiasts!

You need to hurry to reserve your seats for Handel’s Messiah at Stone Church! Here’s the info:

There are two performances:

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 7:30 PM &
Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Tickets are Free, but you must have a ticket to sit in the Sanctuary. To reserve your free tickets go to the website: and select the Reservation Tab


you may call 816-838-6575 and leave a message with your name and phone number so we can get a hold of you.

What an exciting event!!

Robyn Mun
Assistant to Director Alice Beebe
816.838.6575 cell

Friday, September 28, 2012

40 days of Prayer for the Election

40 days of Prayer for the Election

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Waldo Avenue Restoration Branch will be holding its Annual Coat Give Away for the Independence Community on Saturday November 17, 2012 (in the front foyer) from 9 am – 1 pm. If anyone has coats, hats, gloves, scarves, very warm clothing (insulated, etc), or blankets that they wish to donate, it would be greatly appreciated. We need all sizes from infants to adults. They can be given to Deana Griffen at the Women’s Retreat at Odessa this weekend or the Women to Women Conference at Colbern Nov. 10th. Any questions, please call Sharon at (816) 456-3245


Everyone is invited to hear Peter Loth - Holocaust Survivor, International Speaker and Author speak Saturday October 6, 2012 at 5 pm at Waldo Avenue Restoration Branch (CPRS School) 819 West Waldo Avenue, Independence, Missouri.

Peter Loth was born in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. He survived his first 16 years in the ruins of communist Poland following the war. There, he endured loneliness and the horrors of abuse in a politically unstable area. Peter's move to "freedom" in the United States brought only pain as he encountered hatred and racism in survival and forgiveness. At one point, he found refuge in Lafayette County. The public is invited to hear this story of pain, love and forgiveness.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Sharon Toms

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Job Opening

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Michael Holmes

Job Opening

Experienced Apartment Maintenance Technician Immediate position
available for a large apartment community! MUST have your own tools,
reliable transportation, be willing to alternate on-call for after
hours emergencies. Experience in Apartment Maintenance is a MUST.
Responsible for many aspects of apartment maintenance. You must be
personable, courteous , responsive and a team player. Experience
including, but not limited to: HVAC trouble shooting, Plumbing,
electrical, sheet rocking, painting, minor construction experience,
apartment make-readies, appliance knowledge and more. pool experience
a plus, housing available.

If this is something that fits your experience and work history,
please reply We are looking to hire immediately!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Price Publishing Company 25% Off Sale

Price Publishing Company is having a 25% Off Sale which ends December 31,
2012. All of the books published by Price Publishing Company are on sale
for 25% off the regular price. (Books supplied to us from other sources are
not included in this sale.) Attached is a flyer that can be printed and put
on branch bulletin boards.

Many favorites are included:

The Scriptures (paperback, hardback leather, and deluxe leather editions)

Story of the Church, by Inez Smith Davis

Most of the biographies and autobiographies, including:
Memoirs of Joseph Smith III
Into the Latter Day Light
Autobiography of Charles Derry
My Book of Acts, and others

Many missionary books, to name a few:
The Old Jerusalem Gospel
A Marvelous Work and a Wonder
Book of Mormon Vindicated
The Angel Message

Favorite classics:
Call at Evening
In the Shelter of the Little Brown Cottage
The Vineyard Story
Joseph Smith the Prophet and His Progenitors

Historical reprints:
Times and Seasons
Messenger and Advocate
Saints’ Advocate

And many others

If you would like to see if a specific book is on sale, please call the
Bookstore at (816) 461-5659 or go to our online store at . Our online store has a product code for all
of our materials. The books with a product code beginning with “901”
or “ppc” are ones that are on sale. (Note: If you order online, you will
pay the full price, but a credit will be given to your charge card at the
time your order is processed.)

Now would be a great time to stock up on books for your library, start your
Christmas shopping early, or give someone special a book that will last them
a lifetime.

Our hours are 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Thursday. We are closed on
Friday. Our Saturday hours are 9:00 until noon.

The Staff at Price Publishing Company

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Local Honey

The Lord has blessed our honey crop this year which we would like to make available to those interested.

We are charging $3.00/lb.
Sizes range from a 24 oz. honey bear up to a gallon.

24 oz honey bear
2 lb jar
3 lb jar (quart)
5 lb jar
12 lb jug (gallon)

Contact: Beth Avery Charlene Kemple
816-220-2435 816-650-3781
Independence Sibley, MO

Monday, September 17, 2012

Oak China Cabinet

We have a real nice Oak China breakfront for sale, $180 or best offer. Was $1200 new! It has a small crack in beveled window in one of the doors, picture included. Comes in two pieces. Can deliver if needed.

Rolland and Marilyn James

House work

From: Teresa

House work

Hello my name is Teresa,

I am looking for work helping people in there homes. I clean, do laundry, fold, dust, vacuum, mop, run errands, grocery shop, cook, meal plan and watch kids. I am available to give rides to appointments or any special projects you have planned. I will help with party planning or garage sales or just about anything that needs to get done. I do all this at a very decent price that I will discuss with you privately. I can provide many references from people in and out of my church. I consider myself very ethical. I work hard and follow directions well. In return I would love to work for people/family's that are kind. I love to help people and I make my living doing this.

Thank you for your time.

God bless!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Car For Sale

2010 Chevy Cobalt LS - Silver


Owned by a non-smoker no pets have been in the car. 53,000 miles - Automatic transmission - 4 cylinder - manuel windows and doors - Cloth bucket seats in front - CD player radio - Car runs smoothly and everything works and very clean.

Has never been in an accident or had repairs.
Gas Millage is 23 mpg in town and 26 on highway.

Asking $8500
call or text 816.332.5127

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Book of Mormon Lecture Series

Let Us Endure To The End….In His Love,

The Hill Cumorah Expedition Team Inc.

Presents the latest archeological discoveries of the Book of Mormon

This ten week lecture series will be offered twice each week in an effort to accommodate everyone’s busy schedules. Each presentation will be made by a different guest speaker.

Lecture, Date & Time:

Week ONE: Introduction to current facts, theories, and new developments regarding Book of Mormon archeology.

Sunday, September 9 at 6pm & Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7pm

Week TWO: Chincultic -the City of Nephi Sun., Sept. 16 at 6pm & Thurs., Sept. 20 at 7pm

Week THREE: Yaxchilan - the City of Zarehemla Sun., Sept. 23 at 6pm & Thurs., Sept. 27 at 7pm

Week FOUR: Toninah - the City of Ammonihah Sun., Sept. 30 at 6pm & Thurs., Oct. 4 at 7pm

Week FIVE: Bonampak - the City of Melek and the Ammonites #1

Sun., October 7 at 6pm & Thurs., Oct. 11 at 7pm

Week SIX: Bonampak - the City of Melek and the Ammonnites #2

Sun., Oct. 14 at 6pm & Thurs., Oct. 18 at 7pm
Week SEVEN: Bonambak - the City of Melek and the Ammonites #3

Sun., Oct. 21 at 6pm & Thurs., Oct. 25 at 7pm

Week EIGHT: Cocaxtla - The night is coming Sun., Oct. 28 at 6pm & Thurs., Nov 1 at 7pm

Week NINE: El Tajin - Golden Age TestimonySun., Nov. 4 at 6pm & Thurs., Nov. 8 at 7pm

Week TEN: Teotihuacan and conclusion Sun., Nov. 11 at 6pm & Thurs., Nov. 15 at 7pm

One of the most exciting new developments in Book of Mormon archeology is the discovery and

interpretation of 100's of Stella confirming the events of the Book of Mormon such as movement of people, occupation of cities and the existence of Book of Mormon characters and events.

Place hosting Lectures:
Floor A of
Stone Church
(the lower parking lot north side of building)
1012 W Lexington Ave
Independence MO 64050

Mark your calendars for either Sunday nights or Thursday nights for ten weeks.
Of course you are always welcome to attend both nights too!

Monday, September 3, 2012

Handel’s Messiah at Stone Church

· It’s time for the Messiah Orchestra Ensemble! This is a great opportunity for community orchestra members to particiHandel’s Messiah at Stone Church

· It’s time for the Messiah Orchestra Ensemble! This is a great opportunity for community orchestra members to participate in this electrifying event. The ensemble comprises the combined beauty of strings, woodwinds, and brass coupled with the magnificent Stone Church organ. You may audition as a group or soloist. Please contact us at or call 816.838.6575 or 816.252.3322 so we can accommodate your busy schedule.

· …. A second performance has been added! Please reserve your FREE Ticket Reservations now for either Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 7:30PM OR Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 4:00PM How do you reserve your seats? You can go to the website: and select the Ticket Reservation Tab and complete the Form OR you can call 816.838.6575 and leave a name and number where you can be reached. It’s that simple!

· Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this historic and spirit filled event!

Let Us Endure To The End….

In His Love,
Robyn Mun

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Pure Dance Studio

Pure Dance Studio is now enrolling for the Fall 2012 Semester!

We offer a wide variety of classes and a flexible program.
Our classes encourage students to honor God with their gifts.
Our tuition prices are affordable, and we offer family discounts.

New this semester: Friday Night Fever
Come learn the basics of different dance styles,
from salsa to country line dancing.
Open class--everyone welcome.

Tots Rhythm & Clogging ages 4-5
Clogging/MDT Combo Class
Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced clogging
Teen/Adult/Seniors Clogging
Pure Rhythm Performance Team
Ballet with Imaginative Movement ages 3-4
Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Ballet
Dance Elements
Dance Basics Combo class
Private lessons/group classes

Please contact us for a fall schedule and more information.

Cassy and Kelda Glandon
Pure Dance Studio
Phone: 816.739.2940

Facebook: Pure Dance Studio

Pure Dance Studio promotes a standard of moral, technical, and artistic excellence in music, costumes, and dance expression, while dancing for the pure joy of it--Pure Dance!

Holocaust Survivor Peter Loth Speaking at Waldo

The man Peter Loth, that is in the video will be speaking as Waldo Restoration Branch on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Dennis' Aunt Betty Edgar has invited him to speak about his experiences.

Peter Loth was born in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II. He survived his first 16 years in the ruins of communist Poland following the war. There, he endured loneliness and the horrors of abuse in a politically unstable area. Peter's move to "freedom" in the United States brought only pain as he encountered hatred and racism in the early 1960's. Peter's life is a powerful account of survival and forgiveness. At one point, he found refuge in Lafayette County.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Homeschool Pictures

Do you homeschool? Are you looking for fun, creative, and inexpensive school pictures for your family? Check out the attachment for details!

Jessica Holmes

A New School Year Means…
New pencils, New paper, New books
And New Memories
It’s time to capture the new school year!

Whether you have a houseful,
or just one child in your homeschool classroom,

Photos by Jessica

can provide great pictures at a great price.
See pricing list below and call soon to book your time slot.
Photos by Jessica

Time slots currently available:

Wednesday September 26
Thursday, September 27
9:30 am to 11:30 am
(Rain dates, October 3-4)

Sessions are 15 minutes long and will be held at Hill Park in Independence.

If you have more than one child, we can combine them into one session or do two separate sessions.

No more than three children per session.

$15.00 includes
1 session - 15 minutes, 1-3 children
1 CD - 3-5 pictures of each child

Want more time or family portraits?

Discounted prices for more than 30 minutes!
45 minute session: $40
1 hour session: $50

If you do not wish to order your own prints, they can be ordered
through Photos by Jessica.

Prices can be found at
Blogging for Life:
Personal Blog:

Central Missouri Restoration Branches Fall Youth Retreats

Plans and prayers are in the making for retreat ministries this fall at Odessa Hills Campground in Odessa, MO!

The retreats are sponsored by the Central Missouri Restoration Branches.

Our theme is "Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation and continuing instant in prayer" from Romans 12:12, and there has never been a better time to rejoice, have patience and be ready in an instant!

The schedule is:

Junior Retreat (grades 4-6) November 10-11, 9 am Saturday - 12:30 pm Sunday

Jr. High Retreat (grades 7-9) October 5-7, 7 pm Friday - 12:30 pm Sunday

Senior High Retreat (grades 10-12) November 2-4, 7 pm Friday - 12:30 pm Sunday

Older Youth Retreat (college) October 19-21, 7 pm Friday - 12:30 pm Sunday

If you are interested in coming or know someone who is, you can get information, register, and even pay online at

Hope to see you there!

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Restoration Women's Council News

Dear Sisters,

We have some wonderful opportunities to gather together and hope you will join us.

Sept. 28-30 is our Fall Retreat at Odessa Hills. Informaiton following & Bulletin inserts. Please pass on the Bulletin to your Pastor and share information with friends.

To register for this Retreat:
Send your name, address, congregation and money to:

Mary Prater
15500 TC Lea Road
Independence MO 64050

Oct. 27 is the Women's Leader and Assistant Luncheon at Missionary Restoration Branch, 9am - Noon. This is a wonderful sharing of ideas and testimonies, and especially to gather together in common bond and purpose as Women's Leaders. Please call Sylvia Powell if you plan on attending, 816-240-0095. Lunch is provided.

Pat Chadwick will be offering her class, "Prophecy in the Last Days: this Saturday, Aug.

25, 9am-3:30pm at Buckner Restoration Branch. For those of you who have been waiting for her tapes, so was I! I was waiting for that information to send out, and the class failed to get taped again. I will let you know if and when they become available.

A Day in the Country is scheduled for October 20th at Kingsville Restoration Branch. This is a followup of the Fall Retreat with classes on many living skills that will help us in the days to come. You may remember this activity at Pat Allen's home in the past - it is the same idea. If you have a skill you would like to share, please contact Nancy Huffman at 816-478-1640 or Julie Marsh at 816-616-9293, or return to this email address. More details will be coming soon.

Please pray for these activities and pray about how you can participate. We want so much for you to join us. If you have any questions, willing to help, or anything, feel free to contact us.

Restoration Women's Council
Publicity Chairman

Nancy Huffman