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Hey, everyone! We are going to use this page to post information about things going on in the life of our church as well as to encourage one another through Pastor Chuck’s devotional writings. We hope you will visit this page regularly and share it with friends. Happy reading!

Sep 01
2021
Worship, Koinonia, Church Trac, and More!
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other information ca...
 
Aug 20
2021
Worship, Back to School Blessings, Church Trac, and More!
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

First, one housekeeping item… Mindy and I have new email addresses. They are byer...
 
Aug 11
2021
Sunday Mornings, School Supplies, Thursday Night Koinonia, and More!
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

First, one housekeeping item… I have a new email address. It’s simply pastorchu...
 
Aug 04
2021
Worship, School Supplies, Thursday Night Koinonia
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other info...
 
Jul 29
2021
Family Worship, Pie Sale Proceeds, Koinonia, and More!
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other info...
 
Jul 21
2021
Day Camp, Immunization Clinic, Kona Ice
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other info...
 
Jul 14
2021
Worship, Day Camp, Kona Ice
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other info...
 
Jul 07
2021
Worship, Children's Church, Discipleship Hour, Day Camp
Good morning, everyone! Thank you for being part of our church’s mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other info...
 
Jun 30
2021
Recordings, Worship, Day Camp Challenge, Kona Ice
Good morning, everyone! Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Check out our weekly recorded Worship Services, Midweek Meditations, and other information at www.byersaveumc.org.

This Sunday, July 4th in Worship, we’ll wrap up our current message series on the Beatitudes...
 
Jun 23
2021
Worship, Pie Sales, Day Camp, Kona Ice
Good afternoon, everyone! Here is some of what’s going on at Byers Avenue UMC…

Last Sunday’s Worship recording is available at the following link: Byers Ave Morning Worship June 20, 2021 - YouTube
Last week’s Midweek Meditation can be found here: Byers Ave Midweek Mediation June 16, 2021...
 
Apr 15
2021
Worship, Media, Summer Day Camp
Good morning, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission at Byers Avenue of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

This Sunday, April 18th at our 10:45 a.m. Worship Service, we’ll continue our message series entitled “When You Pray… The Lord’...
 
Apr 14
2021
Summer Day Camp
First UMC & Byers Avenue UMC
A Christian Day Camp Partnership
July 19-23, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
501 W. 4th Street in Joplin, Missouri

Who can attend camp?
Camp is for students who have completed any grade from Kindergarten through 6th Grade.
Students who have completed 6th Grade ...
 
Apr 08
2021
Thank You, Worship, Media, Homeless Task Force
Good morning, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission at Byers Avenue of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

Easter Sunday was amazing! I want to extend special thanks to Terri Constable and Julie Marshall for organizing our Children’s Easter...
 
Mar 24
2021
Workday, Worship, Media, Holy Week
Good afternoon, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

This Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - noon, we will host our Spring Church Workday to beautify our landscaping and grounds prior to Holy Week. Join us for a...
 
Mar 18
2021
Worship, Recordings, Holy Week
Good afternoon, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

This Sunday, March 21st at our 10:45 a.m. Worship Service, we’ll be continuing our current message series entitled “Were You There?”. This week...
 
Mar 10
2021
Worship, Holy Week, Right Now Media
Good morning, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

This Sunday, March 14th at our 10:45 a.m. Worship Service, we’ll be continuing our current message series entitled “Were You There?”. This week, ...
 
Mar 03
2021
Worship, Recordings, Holy Week
Good morning, friends! Thank you for being part of our mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” I love serving alongside each of you!

This Sunday, March 7th is our official return to in-person Worship. While we are pausing our Discipleship Hour and...
 
Feb 24
2021
Return to In-person Worship, Midweek Meditations
Hi, everyone. Thank you for being part of our mission at Byers Avenue, “…to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. I have a couple of exciting announcements to share!

Barring unforeseen circumstances, we will make our return to in-person Worship on Sunday, March 7...
 
Jan 13
2021
Continued Suspension of In-person Worship
Good afternoon, families and friends of Byers Avenue. Recently I had suggested a tentative return to in-person worship on January 17th. Due to continuing high numbers of Covid-19 cases in the area, however, I, along with our church’s advisory council and other church leaders, have made the difficu...
 
Dec 28
2020
Poinsettias, Tree of Life, Date for Potential Return to In-person Worship
Hey, everyone. Good things are happening at and through Byers Avenue. Thank you for all you do in support of our mission of “…making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Here’s some of what’s going on…

First, a couple of housekeeping items…
1. We are so ...