'Joy in Sharing' Sunday at Stone Church

The theme for Sunday's service at Stone Church Community of Christ, 1012 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, is “Discover Joy in Sharing.”

Meghan Gray will be the speaker, Alecia Cripps the presider and Pamela Landrum, Patricia Henshaw and Paulette Resch will provide music. Puppeteers Karen Cross and Randy Gunn will help with a children’s show.

Closed captioning will be provided for the hearing impaired.

For more information, call 816-254-2211 or go to www.stone-church.org.


'Wild Women' concert hosted at First Christian

First Christian Church of Independence, 125 S. Pleasant St., will host a benefit concert at 3 p.m. July 14 by the vocal trio Wild Women of Kansas City – Lori Tucker, Geneva Price and Millie Edwards Nottingham. The benefit concert supports a new youth drop-in center at the church in partnership the Drumm Farm Center for Children.


Summer music series at First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Pleasant St., Independence, continues its free Summer Music Series at 7 p.m. July 21.

The newly formed Holms Trio of Nick May on clarinet saxophone, Zhaolin Wang on viola and Zhuoyue Xu on piano – all of whom have performed around the world – will have its premier performance. Soprano Elizabeth Thompson, a professor at Illinois State University, will perform with Jessica Koebbe, a piano instructor at Mid-America Nazarene University and church organist, accompanying on piano.

A suggested donation of $10 helps support the musicians and cover administrative costs.

– Examiner staff