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July/August     Raytown Summer Lunch Ministry

   August 10     (Not Just For) Seniors Saturday (11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)

  • Lunch served 11:15
  • Guest speaker 11:45

   August 18     Church Picnic (after the second service)

  • Grilled burgers and hot dogs
  • Bring a side dish or dessert
  • Games for kids of all ages
  • Special Guests:  Don & Joan Jastram (our missionary family)

 October 26     3rd Annual CRAFT and VENDOR FAIR (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

  • Click here for more information about the fair or how to rent a booth
  • Proceeds benefit the Ascension B.A.S.I.C. Youth Group

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Sunday Services
8:00 and 10:45 a.m

Sunday School and Bible Class 9:30 a.m.

July 14 - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Jesus Is Our Good Samaritan

The Law commands that “you shall love the Lord your God” with all your heart, soul, mind and strength (Luke 10:27), and that you shall “love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18).

Love fulfills the Law because love does no harm to the neighbor. Christ Jesus is the Good Samaritan, who with divine compassion saves you from all evil. He takes your sin and death upon Himself and bears these in His body to the cross. He binds up your wounds with the healing balm of His Gospel, and He brings you into His Church, where He takes care of you at His own expense (Luke 10:34–35). By such mercy, He proves “to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers” (Luke 10:36). Therefore, “you go, and do likewise” (Luke 10:37).

By “your faith in Christ Jesus” and “because of the hope laid up for you in heaven” (Col. 1:4–5), you have the same love for others as the Lord Jesus has for you.

 

 

July 7 - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

The Lord Grants Peace and Life to His Church

The Lord restores Jerusalem, His Church, because she is the mother of His children, whom He comforts “as one whom his mother comforts” (Is. 66:13). We are “satisfied from her consoling breast” with the pure milk of the Word, and we “drink deeply with delight from her glorious abundance” (Is. 66:11).

The messengers of Christ bestow such gifts upon His Church. For He sends them out “as lambs in the midst of wolves” (Luke 10:3), bearing in their bodies the sacrifice of His cross, by which “the kingdom of God has come near” (Luke 10:9, 11). Wherever He enters in with this Gospel, Satan is cast out and falls “like lightning from heaven” (Luke 10:18).

Thus, we do not “boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Gal. 6:14). Rejoicing in this Gospel, we “bear one another’s burdens in love, according to “the law of Christ” (Gal. 6:2).

Contact us:

Phone 816.358.1919
Email info@ascensionlckc.org
Address 4900 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64133

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