Saturday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m.

Limited seating. So place your ticket order today. Cost is $20 per person ($10 of which is tax deductible) and will benefit the Second Friends Preschool Scholarship Fund. 

Listen to Kate's performance of "Funeral Food" at the famous "Bluebird Cafe" in Nashville, TN.



Childcare for children birth through pre-K is included with the purchase of tickets and reservation. Please bring a sack lunch and drink with your child.




Sundays October 7, 2018 – November 4, 2018 | 9:45 – 10: 30 a.m. | Oak Room Register on The Hub or call the Church Office at 816.781.2824

Looking for meaningful ways to connect at Second Baptist Church? Our "Connections" class is designed for anyone exploring the Second Baptist community. It is open to guests, new members, or anyone who considers Second Baptist "home" and would like to find new opportunities to engage. In this dynamic 4-week class you'll follow a scriptural model to examine your own gifts and uncover rewarding ways to use them in service to God.  Be sure to register by October 3rd, so we'll have your personal materials ready! Whether you're new to Second, just looking, or been here for years, this class will help you connect in exciting ways! Register now. Deadline is October 3.


October 9 - December 18 | 10:00 a.m.
Room 609 | Kathy Benavidez
This class is for those who are new to Yoga. Please bring a mat with you to class. Contact Kathy Benavidez for more information. 

Do Justice '18
October 16 @ William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo.
with Amanda Tyler & Nimrod Chapel

Churchnet’s Do Justice ’18 gathering will be on Tuesday afternoon and evening, October 16. It will be held at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Featured speakers for the plenary from 6-9 p.m. are Amanda Tyler (of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty) and Nimrod Chapel (of the Missouri NAACP). The event is free to students & $10 for everyone else who joins us for supper. More information about this event is available here. 
Register today!

Wednesdays beginning October 17 | 11:45 – 1:15 | Social Room

Beginning on October 17 the pastoral staff will take turns leading a midday Bible Study and prayer for our community needs, celebrations, and concerns. We hope you will plan to join us for carry-in sack lunch on those days. We will meet in the Social Room, eat, pray together and have a midday Bible Study led by one of the pastors. Bible study will begin at 12:30. You are encouraged to take advantage of this midweek renewal. Jason will lead the first Bible study on October 17. 

October 21 | 9:00 -10:30 A.M. | Kitchen and Social Room

You are cordially invited to…..

  • Come and explore updates to the kitchen in preparation for a new season of meals and events.
  • Eat: refreshments of Slivenski’s donuts and cider 
  • Experience: a “Scavenger Hunt” and discover kitchen updates
  • Collect information: make the kitchen work for your future event(s)

Offer yourself: find a team for cooking, bar-b-que, reception, or clean-up that provides an opportunity for your cooking talent(s) and expertise.

For more information, contact Linda Greason.

5:30 P.M.

Signup to provide a trunk for Trunk or Treat this Halloween! Our goal is 30 vehicles.

We will be accepting candy donations in the Welcome Center on October 7. Please individually wrapped and no nuts.

Senior Adults

Coffee & Conversation

C and C happen the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month unless noted.  Bring your mug at 10 a.m. on the 1st Monday and at 1 p.m. on the 3rd Monday.  Donuts and desserts are provided along with the coffee to enjoy.  As always, friends and guests are invited.  While our Senior Citizens enjoy this event, anyone is welcome.



October 6 | 8:30 a.m. | Social Room | Biscuits & Gravy
November 3 | 8:30 a.m. | Social Room
December 1 | 8:30 a.m. | Off Site, Spouses or significant other invited
January 5 | 8:30 a.m. | Social Room
March 2 | 8:30 a.m. | Social Room

2BC men gather once a month on Saturday mornings September through May for a fellowship breakfast. Come when you can, without reservation. 

Wednesday, November 14 | 5:30 p.m. | Heritage Hall

Gathering Together

"A Christ-Centered Community"

Tickets go on sale October 14 online and in the Welcome Center on Sundays. This year, tables will be assigned seating on a first come first served basis. The Thanksgiving dinner is the final celebration of the year for our 175th Anniversary. Anniversary books will be distributed at this banquet if you purchased one.

It always is a special time to gather as a church family and thank God for the blessings of the year. The menu will be a no nut Thanksgiving fare with gluten-free options. We hope you will plan to be with us.


$10/adults (age 13 and up);
$5 age 3-12 years or college students
Children under age 3 eat free
Family maximum is $30
Children under 3 are free of charge. No childcare is provided, but a children's activity area will be available supervised by volunteers and students. 

Purchase tickets here!