Sermon series: Jesus from man to miracle worker

First Presbyterian Church of Independence, 100 N. Pleasant St., begins a four-part sermon series Sunday called “Jesus – The Man, The Miracle Worker.” Sermon titles for the next four Sundays are “Follow the Leader,” “Embracing New Ways,” “Embracing the Unexpected” and “Embracing Your True Self.” For more information, call 816-252-6662 or go to

'Bringing gifts' theme at Stone Church

The theme for Sunday’s first service of 2019 at Stone Church Community of Christ, 1012 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, is “What Gifts Do We Bring?”

Ken McClain will be presiding, and Steve Veazey, president of Community of Christ, will be the speaker. Music will be provided by Pamela Landrum and Sandra Byrne. Closed captioning will be available for the hearing impaired.

– The Examiner staff