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Father Daughter Dance

February 24 | 6:00-9:00PM | At the Blue Valley Campus

reGISTER FOR FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE

You are a MASTERPIECE!

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” Ephesians 2:10

Come dance the night away at Legacy’s annual Father Daughter Dance! Legacy has curated a marvelous one-night event for dads and daughters. There will be a dinner buffet, chocolate fountain, professional photos, and a live DJ. The evening will feature a short dance lesson from Mario and Kelsey with New Way Dance Studio. Have some fun learning how to “cut a rug” with 1920’s dance steps like the Charleston and Foxtrot!

Our prayer is that carving out time for this special evening will let your daughter know that she is a Masterpiece, uniquely designed by God.

Cost:

$40/couple, $10 per additional daughter. Price increases to $45 per couple on February 15th.

Daughters 2 and under are FREE! 

Need Help? Contact Steph

Legacy Family Memory Work Challenge

2023 Family Memory Work

LEGACY KIDS MEMORY WORK CHALLENGE

Family Kids Memory Work Challenge

We are really excited about our 2023 Legacy Family Memory Work Challenge and are praying this has a huge impact on your families’ lives.  Feel free to modify/shorten verses or add/subtract the adjacent verses to make more/less of a challenge. We would love for the WHOLE Family to do this together!

  • Memory Work Challenge:  One foundational memory verse has been provided each MONTH for your child(ren) to focus on.  For 4-5 weeks Legacy Preschool through 5th Grade children will be working on this chosen verse in their classrooms and at home.  Our hope is that at the end of 2023 whole families will have 12 verses committed to memory and hidden in their hearts.
  • How it Works: Legacy Kids will be receiving a card with a year of verses to keep in their Bibles, in the car or at home. You can find an electronic copy above. We will encourage our kids to BUILD on top of their verses each month, not just memorize a verse one month and forget it the next. To encourage this, each campus will offer a fun Family Celebration at the end of the year!
  • Memory Challenge Prizes:  Everyone likes to be rewarded, especially kids!  Each of our campuses will have a unique way to allow kids to earn prizes at least monthly for their hard work of committing these verses to memory. Some rewards might be class parties/incentives, treasure box prizes and/or candy!

GriefShare

Tuesdays, beginning January 10 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | Blue Valley Campus | Cost: $10

Register for GriefShare

GriefShare is special weekly seminar and support group to help rebuild your life after losing a loved one; such as a family member or friend.

GriefShare begins Tuesday, January 10 and will meet for approximately 3 months. You must be 18 and older to participate and no childcare is provided. The cost is $10 for resources. Please register by January 3. 

Meeting Location:
Legacy Christian Church – Blue Valley
Office Conference Room
14301 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66223

For more information, please contact Bryan Dunham ([email protected]) or David Sims (913-579-3535).

Griefshare Synopsis:

“This is by far, the hardest thing I have ever had to do since becoming a Christian. Oh, I have had troubles like we all do, but this is completely different. Nothing else comes close to this experience in terms of the level of personal pain and suffering.”

These are the words shared by fellow Christ-follower who suffered the recent unexpected death of a spouse. In response to the shattering reality of the loss of a loved one, Legacy Christian Church Blue Valley Campus will be offering a GriefShare small group dedicated to persons in our church and in our community who find themselves in this unwanted circumstance and would like to meet with others who are in the same situation and learn how to process and navigate this hard road together.

The GriefShare Program features biblical, Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. The video teaching for the group will feature nationally respected grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group discussion facilitated by a trained Legacy volunteer. Past participants have related how helpful the information and follow-up discussions were to them.

Many grieving people find they are only beginning the work of healing when friends or family have returned to their daily life routines. Too often people, including Christians, tend to stuff their grief instead of allowing it to do the God-given work for which it is intended. Don’t allow fear of what others may think to keep you from what could help you. Confidentiality is very much a part of this program. Your bereavement experience may be recent or not so recent. You will find encouragement, comfort and help in grieving the death of a spouse, child, parent, sibling, other family member, or friend.

No matter what the cause of your loved one’s death, this is an opportunity to be around people who understand what you are feeling. You will learn how to recognize the symptoms of being stuck in grief and that you do not need to live in bondage to certain emotions. You will learn valuable information about facing your new normal in life and renewing your hope for the future. Even if you yourself have not suffered such a loss, please pray about sharing this information with others in your life who may benefit from participating in this group.

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Bible Studies: Tuesdays or Wednesdays

TUESDAYS 7:00-9:00pm or Wednesdays 9:00-11:00am

Register now!

Trustworthy

All ladies are invited to join us for a six-week study over the books of 1 & 2 Kings. Our homework, discussion, and large group teaching will encourage us all to more readily trust God as we study the narratives of 1 & 2 Kings. It will be a time of study, fellowship, and growing in community and discipleship with other women seeking to know and trust God in greater measure.

Members will need to purchase a workbook (via Amazon, ChristianBook.com, Lifeway, etc). Please register your participation by February 19, 2023.

Ladies will meet in Room 116 at Legay’s Olathe Campus starting February 21.

Questions? Contact Monica

Tuesdays 7:00-9:00pm

Wednesdays 9:00-11:00am

Faith and Fire

All ladies are invited to a seven-week study of the life of Elijah. There will be individual homework, small group discussion, and large group video teaching.

Join Priscilla Shirer on this 7-session journey through the life and times of the prophet Elijah to discover how the fire on Mount Carmel was forged in the valley of famine. And how the emboldened, fiery faith you desire is being fashioned by God in your life right now.

Members will need to purchase member workbooks prior to meeting (Amazon, Lifeway, Christianbook.com, or Mardel, etc).

Ladies will meet in Room 116 at Legacy’s Olathe Campus beginning February 22. 

Questions? Contact Twila

Rooted in Hope

Friday, February 3 | Blue Valley Campus | 7:00-9:00pm

Register for Rooted!

In the middle of the wasteland, the darkness, the suffering, the freedom, the joy, the storms, and the ever changing seasons may we choose to be women who are rooted in hope. Join women from all over Kansas City for the fourth annual Rooted event where we will be reminded, encouraged and challenged to be women who choose to place all hope in the Lord no matter what life throws our way.

You won’t want to miss out on the testimonies, teaching from Angie Bates, discussion, worship, prayer, and fellowship this night holds! Invite a friend and register in January!

For more information, please contact Sherri Wilks ([email protected]).

Women’s Bible Studies

Wednesdays, Fridays or saturdays

Register NoW!

Bible Study Options

 

WEDNESDAY: God of freedom

6:30-8:00 PM | Onsite | Begins January 18

Synopsis of this study:

God of Freedom is a 10-session study of Exodus 19–40. Journey through the story of how God cares for His children and gives them freedom. You’ll explore timeless Bible stories like when God gives the Ten Commandments, or when God’s people choose idolatrous worship of a golden calf, and even when the intricate tabernacle is built. With a fresh perspective, you’ll get to hear and discuss what these stories teach God’s us today about how to live as those set free.

Books for $20 each which includes all-access streaming content for the Bible study.

Any questions?

For more information, please contact Diane Kathol or Pam Apple.

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FRIDAY: BOOK OF DANIEL (ALL METHOD)

Fridays | 10 AM & 2 PM | Onsite & Zoom | Join Anytime

Please contact Becky Adam for more information or to receive the Zoom link!

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Study of Scripture: Old Testament Book

Saturdays 10 AM – 12 PM | Zoom | Begins March 4

Contact Laura Elcock for more information and Zoom link.

Contact Laura

Spring Volleyball League

Monday Evenings | At the Blue Valley Campus | 6:45 and 7:45 Game Times

Register Now!

Spring Volleyball is here! The league will take place on Monday evenings at the Blue Valley Campus starting February 13. Games will be played in a best of 4 games to a score of 21. The league will be eight weeks long plus one week with a tournament. Each team will consist of 6-7 players.

The cost is $10. You can pay online or bring cash/check to the first game. If you have questions feel free to reach out to Matt Willoughby!

Email Matt

Young Adults

Get Connected With Young Adults

Mondays will be your new favorite day! College Students and Young Professionals will meet to seek Jesus and grow together. Login or create a user account to get connected with a young adults gathering!

College students will meet in the Overland Park area with leaders Jamie and Brittany Schools. This co-ed gathering will encourage you to pursue and share your faith as you move through college. For more information, contact Brittany Schools ([email protected])

Young Professionals – or as we like to call them, Young Pros- will meet at Legacy’s Overland Park Campus every Monday night at 7:00. Gather in a relaxing environment amongst guys and girls who are in the career field. You’ll learn weekly from one of Kansas City’s leading professionals on how to pursue Jesus and make Him known in the work environment, as well as grow with other Young Pros in your faith!

Lee’s Summit Young Adults – Closer to the Lee’s Summit area? Contact Zach Epps to get connected to a young adults gathering!

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Quiet Time with God

How Can I Spend More Time with God? 

10…9…5…3…2…1…Happy New Year! The New Year often brings around a time of reflection and thought. What was great about last year…what was maybe not so great. Whether you are a planner or a more spontaneous person, you can’t help but give some thought on what this new year could bring! It is a great time to set new goals, change some things, and re-open our minds to God’s new opportunities! Perhaps, this year you want to grow closer to God, spend more time in your Bible, and learn how to have a beneficial quiet time with God that grows your faith. 

What does “quiet time” mean and look like? 

Quiet Time is a phrase to define the time you are setting aside to spend with God. This could look different for each person, depending on what best fits their style of studying and learning. What is most important is your heart going into your time with God. We can see in Matthew 6:6 what God expects from us when we spend time with Him; He says “But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you”. Most importantly, God is wanting to spend time with you to build a stronger relationship. Diving deeper into God’s word and truly knowing Him equips us to handle all the things of this world.  

One of the most important things you can do to begin having a regular quiet time with God is by making an appointment. We are busy people who are involved in a multitude of activities. Therefore, we have to make sure we schedule time for God because this is the most important thing we will do all day! For some people, getting up a touch earlier might be a possibility, or it could become a part of your nightly routine. It is important to find a time that you are present with God and have the ability to focus. If you need, pencil it into your calendar or set an alarm to be sure it happens. 

Finding a spot for your time with God that will aid in keeping distractions to a minimum is another thing to consider. Try to create a space that will be quiet and comfortable. Put your phone on silent or away to avoid being tempted by a notification. Keep any other tasks or things that might draw you away from your quiet time hidden or in a different location. To make sure you have success in a recurring and beneficial quiet time, have accountability. Find someone who cares about your spiritual health and growth to encourage you to keep your appointment with God. Let them know your plan of action and your goals for your quiet time. Having an appointment with God at the same time as your accountability partner is a great way to stay on track as well. 

Quiet Time Resources 

There is a wide variety of resources that can help you with your time with God. There are books, devotionals, interactive devotionals, journals, and much more that can be used. Once you have set up your appointment with God, it is useful to find a way that allows you to learn, study, grow, and connect with God. Every person is different, which is why there are so many resources to find something that works for you. Reading the Bible is a great place to start, and just making sure to get in the Word is fantastic! It could be advantageous to read a book or find a devotional that speaks to something you are walking through or something you want to improve on. Journaling has also been proven to be helpful. This could be about what you are learning, a verse that stood out to you, or your prayers. Journaling is a great study tool in helping you track your prayers and growth or remember what you learned while in your quiet time with God. 

For those of you who are imaginative and creative, there is another way to interact with God during your quiet time. This could be writing a poem about God, writing a letter to God, or even illustrating something that expresses your love and gratitude towards God and/or something you’ve learned.  

When planning out what your quiet time with God will look like, try to make some goals. What are some areas you would like to grow in? What do you want to know more about God? Do you want to read through the whole Bible? Do you want to memorize bible verses? It could be anything, as long as you come humbly to God to spend time with Him. 

There are a lot of benefits that come from having a time set aside for God. It is a great opportunity to come and know our Father so much more. The Bible equips us to share our faith, know the Word, know what we believe and why. James 4:8 tells us to draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Spending time with God makes us stronger and more confident in our faith. 

What are your goals this year to draw nearer to God? 

Parent Child Dedication

Sunday, March 5 | During worship services | All Campuses

Registration closes Wednesday, February 22!

Legacy partners with parents as they disciple the next generation! With a fully integrated family ministry, we strive to walk alongside of parents starting at the early stages of their child’s life! Parent-Child Dedication is a special day where Legacy celebrates parents who are publicly committing to raise up their children in the way of Jesus and His Church! 

During services on Sunday, parents and the child(ren) they are dedicating are honored in front of their Legacy campus! This special moment on Sunday morning is a reminder to parents and their church family that we will strive to partner with them as they disciple their kids.

Sign up to be part of Parent-Child Dedication today, let us know some details about your family, and we’ll create a slideshow about your child for the day of the ceremony! 

Select the campus you will be dedicating at to register!