Outreach Ministry News

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. 
Micah 6:8

"Research Kickoff" - Tuesday, December 5th
The Good Faith Network

Thank YOU! to all of our Atonement Network Members who attended the Community Problems Assembly on November 12th! We heard presentations from Tim DeWeese, Director of Johnson County Mental Health, and Sgt Robert McKeirnan of the Olathe Police Department.

Our Next Event is the Research Kickoff to be held Tuesday, December 5th, 6:00-7:30pm,
 at St Mark's UMC, 6422 Santa Fe Drive in Overland Park. We will hear next steps as we continue to research our three issue topics of Homelessness, Mental Health Crisis Care, and Affordable Housing. You are welcome to attend!

MLM's Annual Christmas Store

December 3rd-9th

"Christmas in October"

Thank you, Atonement, for the donations of 281 gifts collected in October!
If you haven't yet brought yours, it's not too late!
The MLM Christmas Store is still needing the following items:
Infant/Preschool Toys
Men's Gifts - Women's Gifts
Children's Multipacks of Underwear - sizes 2T - 14/16 (boys & girls)
King or Queen Blankets
New Bibles or Devotionals

You may drop off your gifts at MLM Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm OR
at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Rd
Sunday, December 3rd, between 12:00noon-3:00pm.
Questions? Contact Rebecka at rebeckanoel@mlmkc.org.

If you would like to give to the Christmas Store but would like MLM to do the shopping,
click on the button to donate!

Sign up to help at MLM’s annual event to bring Christmas to those in need;
click on the button below to volunteer.

MLM Christmas Store "Cookie Ingathering!"
Cookie Bakers - Start Your Ovens!

Each family shopping at the Christmas Store receives a tin of cookies -
a very personal gift enjoyed by kids of ALL ages! And not just Christmas cookies -
we welcome you to bring your favorite cookies to share with these families!

Our cookie ingathering for MLM’s Christmas Store is Saturday, December 2nd, at 8:30am in the Lobby.  Help is needed to box cookies that morning, too! Contact Beth Wene at 913-341-5515 if you can help, or have any questions!

Update on Our Hillcrest Apartment

We welcome a new family to our Hillcrest apartment!
Elizabeth and her four children - Ashley, Allie, Leon, and Ciara - recently moved in,
and are grateful for the opportunities they have at Hillcrest.
Please keep them in your prayers.

And if you would like to help us support them:
* Help prepare an evening meal *
* Send cards of encouragement *
* Bedding - twin, full, and king sizes *
* Bath towel sets *
Email Ros for more!