Sermon series: Jesus from man to miracle worker

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

Community breakfast at First Christian

First Christian Church, 125 S. Pleasant St., will host a community breakfast 7:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 26 in Fellowship Hall. The cost is $3.50 for either a half-order of biscuits and gravy or all you can eat pancakes with sausage, and $5 for a full order of biscuits and gravy. All meals include coffee and orange juice. For information contact the church at 252-6100 or

Habitat fundraiser at Beacon Heights

Beacon Heights Church Community of Christ, 19402 E. Holke Road, Independence, is hosting its annual Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Church choirs, instrumentalists, bands and soloists are invited to perform. If interested, contact Rachel Swaney at Free-will offerings will be collected at the event.

– The Examiner staff