Faith news

Many church services in Wyandotte County have been canceled because of efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wyandotte County is under a “stay-at-home” order and all meetings must be no more than 10 persons per gathering, spaced at least six feet apart.


Residents are advised to visit the social media page of their church or faith organization, or to call them or email them, to see changes that have been made to regular schedules, or if there are video services planned on Sunday.

Public Masses have been canceled in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some video Masses are planned. The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is planning to post a video Mass for Roman Catholics at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, at https://www.facebook.com/archbishopnaumann/. There may be other video Masses posted in Kansas City, Kansas – check the church’s social media site.

Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, is not holding in-person services, but is planning to have online services on Sunday, March 29, at http://ormbc.org. For more information, visit the website.

Open Door Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will have livestream services on Sunday, March 29, on the church’s website https://www.opendoorkc.com/, Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/opendoorkc/, on YouTube and on the church’s app.

Stony Point Christian Church, Kansas City, Kansas, is not having in-person services, but will have a Facebook live worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, March 29, at https://www.facebook.com/StonyPointChristianChurch/.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will not have an in-person public service, but is planning to have a livestream video of its 10 a.m. Sunday service March 29 at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsKCK.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will not have in-person services on Sunday, March 29, but is planning to have videos posted Sunday, March 29, on its webpage at http://wyandotteumc.com/.

Information about other church services in Wyandotte County may be available from the church’s social media page.
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Faith news – Churches going online

Many church services in Wyandotte County have been canceled because of efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. An order Friday night by the chief medical officer of Wyandotte County lifted the exemption on churches and faith gatherings, and those that have meetings are under the guidelines of no more than 10 persons per gathering, spaced at least six feet apart. (Source: UG news release from Friday, March 20, above)

Residents are advised to visit the social media page of their church or faith organization, or to call them or email them, to see changes that have been made to regular schedules, or if there are video services planned on Sunday.

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas will post a video Mass for Roman Catholics on Sunday, March 22, at archkcks.com/coronavirus or https://www.facebook.com/archbishopnaumann/.

Open Door Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will have livestream services on Sunday, March 22, on the church’s website https://www.opendoorkc.com/, Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/opendoorkc/, on YouTube and on the church’s app.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, has posted a video Mass for Sunday at its Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ourcroatianparish/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARBnqcZv9nlpueXT9pgwZtrfkcFQ2h9Pa7UuDnROLVOcs1FP4CMn_bfUcZfNl5UF1-KTMEjFMgPAjf_z .

Stony Point Christian Church, Kansas City, Kansas, is not having in-person services, but will have a children’s church ministry online on Sunday, March 22, at https://stonypointkidsmin.wixsite.com/blog?fbclid=IwAR0jZOQtdbnYqqPDjlyRIJkoxQJ5CFVc0qq52lEx6NU1Jp7d_0xDP8YWH-0.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Kansas, is planning to have a livestream video of its 10 a.m. Sunday service March 22 at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsKCK.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will not have in-person services on Sunday, March 22, but will have videos of its sermon posted Sunday afternoon on its webpage at http://wyandotteumc.com/.

To see the above videos, copy and paste the above web addresses into your browser.

Information about other church services in Wyandotte County may be available from the church’s social media page.

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Programs canceled at Keeler Women’s Center

Beginning Sunday, March 15, and continuing through March 31, programs have been canceled at Keeler Women’s Center at 759 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

According to an announcement, during this time the center will be cleaned and disinfected. The Keeler Center will contact those who have registered for programs to let them know of the cancellations, according to the announcement.

The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Atchison, Kansas.

“Because we have many elderly and vulnerable guests, volunteers and building residents, some with chronic health issues, Keeler Women’s Center is taking the following measures to prevent clients, volunteers and staff from becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus that is spreading throughout the world. We are hopeful these measures will protect all guests, volunteers and staff,” the center stated in an announcement.

“We are sorry to take such drastic measures but protecting the health of our employees, volunteers, and guests is a priority. We will keep you updated as the situation progresses. Please pray for us as we pray daily for you.”