Stone Church theme is 'Jesus Calls'

The theme this week is “Jesus Calls” at the Stone Church Community of Christ, 1012 W. Lexington Ave., Independence. The service begins at 10:20 a.m. Sunday, and the message will be brought by David Schaal. David was a member of the Council of Twelve and the First Presidency. He presently works for Graceland College.

Alecia Cripps is the presider, with Linda Keller, Ron Yager Jr., Carol Constance and Greg Savage also participating.

For more information, call the church at 816-254-2211. or visit .


Seminar focused on church safety

A Church Security and Active Shooter Essentials Seminar will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 16, at the Independence Police Department, 223 N. Memorial Drive, Independence.

This seminar will equip your staff and key volunteers with information that will help you protect your congregation while maintaining a welcoming environment.

The cost is $25 per person for the first 100 people, and is sponsored in part by the Independence Police Department Chaplains. Register online at or call 888-569-5444.

For questions, call Chaplain Barry Young at 816-808-0789.

– The Examiner staff