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Sunday, April 28th, 11:45 am
April 28th Please join us as our young people lead in worship on this special day!
Sunday, April 21st, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Capital Campaign Rally
Sunday, April 21st, 9:15 am All Adult and Youth sunday school classes are invited to join John Hewett in the Great Hall for a time of information and fellowship!
Sunday, April 14th, 6 pm All proceeds benefit KBC Youth Missions
Sunday, March 24th, 12pm – 6pm KBCer, Catherine Lesyna and DCR Productions will be offering bunny pictures at a discounted rate with proceeds to benefit the KBC Youth Singapore Trip.
Library Work Day
Saturday, March 16th
Lent at Kirkwood Baptist Church
Ash Wednesday Service Wednesday, February 13th, 6pm
Lenten Vesper Services Sundays, February 17th – March 17th, 4:30 pm We will gather in room 304
Palm Sunday March 24th, 8am & 10:30am services
(No Wednesday Activities)
Good Friday Service Friday, March 29th, 7pm Return to Me – A Choral Service based on the Stations of the Cross
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 31st, 8am & 10:30am Services
Valentine’s Parents’ Night Out
Friday, February 15th, 6pm – 9pm
Click here for more information.
Family Lunch Bunch
Sunday, February 10th – following 10:30 am worship For families with children birth through fifth grade. $5 p/family – Sign-up online
Quarterly Congregational Meeting
Sunday, January 27th, 4:30pm
Advent at Kirkwood Baptist Celebrating the Holy Night
Click here for complete details on each of these events.
Hanging of the Green – Sunday, December 2nd, 6pm
Concert – Community Gospel Choir & Gospel Symphonic Choir Sunday, December 9th, 3pm with reception to follow
Rejoice: A New and Glorious Morn Sunday, December 16th, 8am and 10:30am
Bereavement Service – Sunday, December 16th, 3pm
Nativity Night – Sunday, December 16th, 5pm
Gateway Men’s Chorus – Friday, December 21st, 7pm
4th Sunday of Advent – Sunday, December 23rd, 10:30am
Christmas Eve Services – 5pm and 10pm
Sunday, November 18th, 6pm
Saturday, November 17th, 4pm
Friday, November 9th, 5pm
Saturday, October 27th
July 27 – 29 Camp Mihaska
Friday, July 20
Quarterly Congregational Meeting
Wednesday, July 18th, 6pm
Cuba Mission Trip
July 17 – 23 Six members of KBC will head to Cuba for a week-long mission trip.
Ice Cream Social
Sunday, July 15th, 6pm Join us as we officially welcome Jillian Farmer, Minister to Youth!
Girls Night at the Muny
Friday, July 13th We will enjoy seeing our own Sydney Jones perform in Aladdin at the Muny. There will be a back stage tour, private picnic area and reserved seating. Contact the church office for information.
Vacation Bible School
June 11 – 14 9am – 11:30am Click here for details and registration information.
June 17th The Mercer University Children’s Choir will be our guests in worship.
Passport Youth Camp - Life Together
June 16 – 22 Our youth and sponsors will travel to Mercer University in Macon, GA to participate in Passport Missions. The will have typical “camp” experiences mixed with amazing mission opportunities in the community of Macon.
May 20th Worship with us at 8am or 10:30am as our young people lead in all aspects of worship.
Holy Week Schedule
April 1st Family Lunch Bunch – Growing into Easter 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Make plans to join us for our family friendly Lunch Bunch “Growing into Easter” Sunday, April 1, 2012 @ 11:30am or right after second service. For families with children birth through 5th grade. $5 p/family. We will enjoy a sandwich and salad lunch followed by much fun on the KBC playground (weather permitting.) Please sign up on the website. Contact Donna Watts for more information.
Seder Service and Meal Thursday, April 5th 6pm – Soup Supper (click here to sign-up by March 29th) 6:30pm - Seder Service
Good Friday April 6th, 7pm Love Unknown by Michael Burkhardt Featuring the KBC Sanctuary Choir, Youth Choir, Handbells, Older Children’s Choir and KBC Brass
Spring Planting Day
Saturday, March 24th, 9am You don’t need a green thumb – or even tools. Join us in our effort to beautify the grounds.
International Women’s Day
Sunday, March 11th Guest speaker: Ann Wilson, President of Global Women
Lenten Vesper Services
Sunday afternoons in March, 4:30pm These communion services will be filled with music. March 4th – The Lacey Family March 11th – The Psalmsmen – Men’s Gospel Quartet music March 18th – Bill and Becky Ray – Traditional Appalachian vocal and instrumental music. March 25th – Trey and Jody Clegg – Piano and organ duets from the brothers Clegg.
Sunday, February 26th We will have a silent dessert auction to benefit youth mission programs. We will also enjoy the Gratitude Video produced by Greg and Preston Willis.
Festival of African American Spirituals Concert
Saturday, February 25th, 3:30pm Click here for more information.
Ash Wednesday Service
February 22nd, 6pm
Sunday, February 19th Our children will be leading in worship in both the 8am and 10:30am services.
Hearts Aglow Family Lunch Bunch
Sunday, February 12th, 12pm Join us for an afternoon of fun and fellowship. For families with children - infants through 5th grade.
Friday, January 13th, 7pm
Sunday, January 8 8am & 10:30am We are pleased to announce that Robert Francis, with Mid American Indian Fellowships, will speak in both services on Sunday, January 8, 2012.
Hanging of the Green Sunday, November 27th, 6pm
Gospel Choir Concert Sunday, December 4th, 3pm
Joy to the World! Sanctuary Choir Concert Sunday, December 11th, 6pm
Bereavement Service Sunday, December 18th, 3pm
Nativity Night Sunday, December 18th, 4:30pm (for children birth through 5th grade)
Christmas Eve Vespers Saturday, December 24th, 5pm and 10pm
Christmas Morning Service Sunday, December 25th, 10:30am (there are no other activiites)
New Baptist Covenant
November 19 – 19 We are pleased to announce the New Baptist Covenant St. Louis will gather together on November 17-19, 2011 at St. Luke Memorial Baptist Church in North St. Louis. What began four years ago in Atlanta, with a small group of committed Baptist leaders, is accelerating into a thriving grassroots movement. Click here for more information.
Youth Fall Retreat
November 11 – 13 Camp Mihaska
WEE Center Holiday Boutique
Thursday, November 10th
Hands On Kirkwood Celebration Service
Sunday, October 30th, 6pm Concordia Lutheran Church
Hands On Kirkwood
Saturday, October 22nd Join in this one day mission blitz of the Kirkwood community! Click here for more information.
Global Women Summit
October 14-15 Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville, Alabama Click here for more information.
Worship Renewal Weekend
September 24 & 25
Saturday, September 24th – 9:00 a.m. Worship Roundtable Discussion – for pastors, worship leaders and worshipers with a discussion based around Dr. York’s book “The Voice of Our Congregation.”
Sunday, September 25th Dr. York will be the guest speaker at both the 8:00 and 10:30 worship services. A Sunday School Class Elective based on the book “The Voice of Our Congregation” will be offered at 9:15.
Thursday, September 22nd, 7pm Organ Concert with world renown Randall Atcheson
Love & Logic Parenting Workshop
Monday evenings, Sept. 12 – Oct. 3 $100 p/couple Contact Krista Pyle in the office for reservations. See Linda Bryan for additional details.
Showstoppers for Backstoppers A Benefit Concert featuring Susan Slaughter & The Community Gospel Choir
Sunday, September 11th, 4pm Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1st Capital & 6th St Click here for more information.
Saturday, August 20th, 9am – 1pm
August 21st Go! Sunday is an exciting time for the children and youth of KBC.
- Kindergarteners join us for worship
- First Graders will receive their Bibles
- Sixth graders make that long-awaited move to the youth division
- Youth and Children music programs begin
Adult Sunday School Teacher Workshop
Saturday, August 20th, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Back to School Blues
Tuesday, August 2nd, 6pm Enjoy this great outdoor concert featuring the Kingdom Brothers!
Ice Cream Social & Congregational Meeting
Wednesday, July 27th at 5:45 pm
The Widows Might Ice Cream Social & Game Party
Saturday, July 23rd, 1pm – 4pm At the home of June Harter. The cost is $2. RSVP to Jackie Neuhaus or June Harter.
July 16 – 24
Tripp & Suzy Playing two pianos in recital
Tuesday, July 12th at 7pm Click here for more information.
Deep Blue a move by Clayton Beabout
Sunday, July 10th at 6pm See the Kindler for more details.
PrimeTimers & FAFF Trip to Ironton
Thursday, June 30th The PrimeTimers will sing at the Baptist Home in Ironton and then travel with the FAFF group to tour the Fort Davidson Civil War site and Museum in Pilot Knob.
CBF General Assembly
June 22 – 25 Tampa, FL
Saturday, June 18th, 10am – 2pm
A day of water fun and games for the whole family! Dunking Booth, Slip-n-slide, water games BBQ and Free car wash! (All proceeds benefit KBC Youth Missions)
Vacation Bible School
June 13 – 16 9am – 12pm Click here for more information.
Youth Mission Trip
Perry County, Alabama Juny 3 – 10 Click here for more information.
Community Gospel Choir Season Four Finale Gospel Concert
Sunday, May 22nd, 6pm Concordia Lutheran Church 505 South Kirkwood Rd, Kirkwood, MO Click here for more information.
Church Wide Yard Work Day
Saturday, May 21st, 8am Bring your gloves, rakes and a willing spirit to the annual work day.
Shopology, 2nd Annual St. Louis World Fair Trade Day Festival
Saturday, May 14th, 1am – 4pm Shop, and learn, like you mean it at Shopology, the 2nd Annual St. Louis World Fair Trade Day Festival featuring Fair Trade, Green and Organic merchants and services in St. Louis. Click here for more information.
Baskin Robbins Fundraiser
Global Women & You! Stop by the Baskin Robbins at the corner of Manchester and Rock Hill on Monday, May 9th from 5pm – 9pm and help support Global Women! Baskin Robbins, courtesy of Eric O’Neill, will donate 10% of proceeds from the night to KBC’s Global Women group.
Global Women take friendship bags on each of their trips abroad. We would like to collect items needed for these bags on May 9th. Please bring one or many of the following items: Travel sizes (they will go in a 5×7 size bag)* Hand lotion * Lip balm * Fingernail clippers * Emery board * Inspirational book mark * Ink pen * Decorative mini journal * Hard candy Global Women Too! will assemble the bags and have them available for the Global Women trip to Burma in June.
Hope for Kids
On Saturday, May 7th “Hope for Kids: Finding Families for Missouri’s foster kids” will take place at KBC from 10am to 2pm. The annual event is for individuals and families from St. Louis and surrounding counties who want to learn more about the process for becoming foster or adoptive parents. All are invited to come be inspired, informed, and educated about the foster care system. The Community Gospel Choir will start off the morning with a few selections; snacks will be provided by St. Louis Smoothie and Gus’ pretzels. To learn more and to register for this free event, visit: www.fosteringfaithfulfamilies.org or call Katherine Sandvos at 314-853-7479.
Sunday, May 1st, 6pm An evening of dining and entertainment! Click here for more information.
Holy Week Services
Palm Sunday Sunday, April 17th Worship Services at 8:00 am and 10:30 am Bible Study / Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 am KBC will begin Holy Week with a Procession of Palms. Children are invited to participate in the processional.
Maundy Thursday Thursday, April 21st Prayer Vigil, 3pm – 9pm The Sanctuary will be open for prayer from 3pm – 9pm with a corporate service of prayer, silence and communion at 7pm.
Good Friday Service Friday, April 22nd, 7:00 pm The Sanctuary Choir will be sharing a musical work entitles A Service of Darkness by Dale Wood.
Easter Sunday Worship Services at 8:00 am and 10:30 am Bible Study / Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 am
ABCs of KBC
April 24th – May 15th, Sunday’s @ 9:15 am Room 135 (Turtle Room) Do you have questions about KBC or the Church in general? Have you been asking yourself “What role do I play?” or “Why do we worship this way?” Come to this Sunday School class and get your questions answered!
Family Lunch Bunch
Don’t forget to make plans to join us for our family friendly Lunch Bunch- “Growing into Easter” Sunday, April 17, 2011 @ 11:30am or right after second service. There will be yummy food from P’sghetti’s Pasta and Sandwiches (donations accepted but not required), fun Easter-themed crafts, and lots of romping time. Please sign up here. Contact Sarah Pitt Kaplan for more information.
God’s Green Earth Service Team
will be giving out trees on April 17th from 7:30am – 12pm. There will be Dogwoods, Redbuds, Large Oaks and Pine trees available on a first come, first served basis.
KBC Welcomes Dr David Crocker!
April 8th – April 10th Dr Crocker is the Founder of Operation Inasmuch. He will be speaking at a community luncheon on Friday, a special Bible study class and both morning services on Sunday. Operation Inasmuch is the foundation for KBC’s Hands on Kirkwood.
Special Called Business Meeting
Sunday, March 27th at 9:15 am This meeting will be for the purpose of voting on the Building Renovation Committee.
Lent at KBC
Ash Wednesday Service March 9, 6:00 pm
Lenten Vesper Services Sunday, March 13 – Sunday, April 10 4:30 pm Click here for more information.
William Jewell College Handbell Choir
Sunday, February 27th, 8:00 am and 10:30 am Please join us for a special presentation from the William Jewell Handbell Choir during both Sunday morning services.
Community Gospel Choir
Concert February 19th, 3:00 pm 1st Baptist Church of Webster Groves Click here for information.
Festival of African-American Spirituals Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th Concert – Saturday, February 26th, 3:00 pm Click here for information.
Wednesday, February 16th, 5:30 pm
Sunday, February 13th, 12:00 pm All families with children from birth through fifth grade are invited to join in the fun and fellowship. We will have some creative activities and half-court basketball!
Celebration at Harrison Ave Missionary Baptist Church
Monday, February 7th at 7:00 pm An evening of praise and celebration as the members of Haerrison Ave dedicate their new building to the Glory of God.
Chili Lunch and Dessert Auction
Sunday, January 30th at 11:30am
- Great lunch with three Chili varieties and all the fixins’ (hot dogs and noodles for the kids)
- Cost: $4 adults / $2 children, 3 and under are free
- Fantastic desserts auctioned whole or $1 per slice
- Interested in providing a dessert for this year’s auction? Click here by Sunday, January 23rd, to sign up.
Saturday, January 22nd, 9am Kellee Sikes will be leading a strategic planning session centered around how to better meet the needs of our members and our community.
Centering Your Week Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
To those Loved and Called: You’ve Got Mail! A discussion of Paul’s letter to the Romans let by Scott Stearman
Friends to Family Led by Donna Watts How do we make KBC feel like “home” to our visitors?
KBC Holiday Breakfast
Sunday, December 26th at 9am
We invite you, your family, and guests to don their Christmas sweaters and join us for a homemade breakfast. For reservations, call the church office or sign up here by December 17th.
There will be NO 8:00am worship service on the 26th. We will join together for worship at 10:30 am.
Hanging of the Green November 28th at 6:00 pm
Jazz Vesper Service December 5th at 6:00 pm and featuring Carolbeth True
Holy Light December 12th at 6:00 pm Featuring KBC’s Sanctuary Choir, Older Children and Youth Choirs, Chancel Ringers and KBC Brass
Bereavement Service December 19th at 3:00 pm
Christmas Eve Vespers December 24th at 5 pm and 10 pm
Churchwide Thanksgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 21st Cost: $7 p/person or $25 p/family Click here to sign up.
Friday, November 12th For families with children birth through grade 5. This is a great opportunity to make new friends and to deepen the current friendships. We will enjoy a casual dinner, fellowship and quality time with family. Click here to sign up.
4:30 – 5:30: Soup and Sandwich dinner 5:30 – 7:00: Activities for all ages (bounce house and more!) 7:00 – 8:30: Extended activities for 4th and 5th graders
WEE Center Holiday Boutique
Thursday November 4th 9:00 – 3:00 Located in the Great Hall. This is a great chance to get a jump on your holiday shopping as well as supporting the WEE Center Scholarship Fund.
Gateway Ringers Handbell Concert
Sunday, October 24th at 6:00 pm
Quarterly Congregational Meeting
Sunday, October 24th at 11:30 am
Hands On Kirkwood
Saturday, October 9th Join us for a mission blitz throughout Kirkwood. There will be work being done in residents homes, a festival for children at the YMCA, visits to the St Agnes home, electronic recycling, flu shots, and lots more!
Battle of the Bands October 9th • 2pm – 5pm
Kirkwood Greentree Festival September 17 - 19
Ragin’ Cajuns – KBC Youth will again add flavor the the Kirkwood Greentree Festival by having our Ragin’ Cajun food booth. Proceeds from the booth support international mission opportunities for KBC Youth. Find us at booth # 66 (map) and volunteers be sure to wear at KBC shirt. Volunteers still needed. Contact Daniel Johnson at email@example.com. For more details on the Greentree Festival click here.
Footloose Baptists – Look for us in the Greentree parade on Saturday the 18th. All participants need to meet at the Essex parking lot of Kirkwood High at 9 am. Look for the green tractor and HOK shirts. We will be walking along with the Community Gospel Choir.
Global Women Too! Monday, September 13th
Join us at 7:00 pm at St Louis Bread Co at the corner of Watson and Lindbergh. That lovely little word, too, can mean a couple of different … read more
Welcoming the Future Sunday, September 12
Sunday School at 9:15am followed by a joint worship service at 10:30 am. The Facilities Assessment Committee, along with Architects LePique & Orne, will make a presentation regarding the future of our building at 11:15 am. Lunch will be served in the Great Hall following the presentation.
Sunday, August 29th, 12:00 pm
- Check out the boards in the foyer and narthex and find out this week’s lunch spots
- Choose where you want to go to lunch
- Go to lunch and invite others to join you
A new year of Bible Study begins at KBC. There is a place for everyone in your family as we gather in small groups to study the Bible at 9:15 a.m. each Sunday. Preschoolers, Children and Youth all have age-graded classes that offer developmentally appropriate learning activities.
This is an exciting day for the children of Kirkwood Baptist Church. Our Kindergarteners will join us in worship for the first time and 1st graders will receive a Bible.
Each Adult Bible Study class has something unique to offer. You can choose to be involved in a systematic study of scripture or join a class that is involved in a topic of interest to you. Topics range from the role of church in government, spiritual disciplines, practical applications of scripture, contemporary authors and other media. Each class offers a safe place to explore the Bible.
Sunday, August 15th, 12:00 pm
Luncheon to honor and say farewell to our graduating seniors and families.
Global Women Too!
Monday, July 19, 7:00 pm at the home of Amy Alexander
Monday, August 23 at 7:00 pm
This new ministry is welcomed under the umbrella of Global Women. Looking to meet the needs for encouragement, study, and service, this group will be dynamic in its approach based on the needs, interest, and time of women who are on the move. While women constantly shift roles from caring for family, to working outside the home, to volunteer service, the goal is for this gathering to be a space where the role as precious child of God is nurtured. For more information contact Donna Watts at the church office.
July 2 – 10, 2010
Kirkwood Baptist Church is turning 140 on July 4th. Come celebrate with 140 hours of art, concerts, movies, games, food, and fun for the whole family starting July 2nd, ending with a big splash on July 10th. Schedule of Events.