Thanksgiving

While we won’t have any Thanksgiving worship services this year, we invite you to tune in on Facebook on Thanksgiving for a Thanksgiving prayer moment from our teaching team.

Service of Remembering

December 5, 3PM

During this special season, you will have time to remember your loved ones who have passed, to worship and find renewed hope in our God, and to fellowship with others who have also lost loved ones. The service is 3-4PM with a time for fellowship at 4-5PM.

The Good Life Series: Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Anyone else a fan of the holidays but not the holiday hustle? Let’s do more than just survive this holiday season- let’s thrive! Our brand new holiday study and podcast “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” kicked off on November 1! Our next author MamaSwan (a.k.a. Julie Swanson) will help us do more than just survive the holidays. Stay tuned and visit Facebook for a preview video and more information to come.

Check out the Facebook page and listen to this study as a podcast.

Mother-Daughter Retreat: God’s Design for His Daughters

November 5-6

November 5-6, participate in our mother-daughter retreat: God’s Design For His Daughters. The retreat takes place in The Haven for girls in grades five and six joined by their moms or sponsors. Girls will learn what it means to be a daughter of The King. This retreat will tackle tough issues like puberty, body image, and sex. Cost is $60.00 per mom/daughter team and includes dinner Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning, and a blessing object.

Sign up now.

Surviving the Holidays

November 13

Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? Join us Saturday, November 13 from 9AM – 11:30AM in The Gathering Room at King of Kings Church for our Surviving the Holidays seminar. Cost is $5 and includes your workbook.

Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one’s death. You’ll learn:

  • How to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays
  • What to do about traditions and other coming changes
  • Helpful tips for surviving social events
  • How to discover hope for your future

Learn more about what will happen at the seminar on the core website.

Abide Second Saturday

November 13

King of Kings is partnering with Abide for the Better Together Food Pantry Distribution every second Saturday. With your help, we’ll be helping North Omaha neighbors receive the food, diapers, and household goods they need as well as have the opportunity to see hope in action. Questions? Feel free to reach out to Lisa at lisa@kingofkings.org.

Sign up to serve.

Parents’ Morning Out

December 11, 9AM – 11:30AM

Hey, parents! The holidays are an exciting time of year and we want to gift you a morning out during this busy time. Drop your kids (ages 3-11) off for a morning of fun! Register your kids or learn how you can help us make the day happen.

Volunteer registration.

Parent registration.

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Join Anytime

Thursday, October 7, King of Kings began a new series of Alzheimer’s Support sessions designed for people who support a person(s) with Alzhimers. This ongoing group meets the first Thursday of every month in the CORE Conference Room from 6:45PM – 8:15PM. Facilitators Greg Frerichs and Glenda Herzberg have been trained by the Alzheimer’s Association to teach and lead these sessions.  Sessions stand alone, so join us any month. Attend and/or invite others to attend, as this group is open to the public at no cost.

Forgiving Challenge

Forgiving Challenge began Sunday, October 3. In this 40-day journey, you will discover what real freedom is like as we explore the powerful forgiveness that Jesus offers to each and every person, including you!

Go deeper with Forgiving Challenge small groups, meeting on Wednesdays beginning October 6. Each night will have dinner at 5:30PM and continue with a video and discussion at 6:30PM. Confirmation and Kids Kamp are also available.

Forgiving Challenge Books are available for pick up on Sundays at the Next Steps Room or Monday-Thursday, 8AM-5PM. Books are $10, and 100% of proceeds go to RISE. RISE offers in-prison programming, job, and life skills training to help individuals with criminal histories find freedom from cycles of incarceration.

Mission Room Update

In the Mission Room, we gather items for many different organizations, as well as gather, sort, pack, and ship to the Orphan Grain Train (OGT) all year long. Please bring donations of clothing and shoes (all seasons & sizes), bedding, medical supplies, etc., to the Church office anytime during the year.  Questions? Contact Ray or Dee Christensen, Mission Room coordinators, at 402.333.7165.

Disney Elementary Serving Opportunities

Are you a consistent, caring adult looking to make a difference in the liveds of elementary children? We are excited to announce opportunities to serve at Disney Elementary giving one-on-one assistance with school work. Over the last year, we have seen great growth with this relationship. Cindy Scharff, Principal of Disney Elementary shared a need for volunteers. Looking for another opportunity? Disney Elementary is also in need of volunteers to help teachers with office work and people to serve at occasional school events. Opportunities vary in time commitment from one-time volunteering to weekly or somewhere in between.

Sign up to serve.

Hot Topics Recap

Miss your chance to attend round 3 of Hot Topics with Mike White? Check out the video recaps and blog posts from each of the recent sessions.

Catch up on Hot Topics.

The Good Life Series: Answer the Call

Check out our new devotional series called Answer the Call, written by author Megan Swanson. This two-month, daily devotional began on September 13. Join the Facebook Group today to get started.

Griefshare

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. The latest session began Tuesday, September 14th and runs for 13 weeks from 12:30-2:30 pm in the Gathering Room at King of Kings Church. Join anytime! Cost is $20 for the workbook. GriefShare is for everyone who has suffered a loss of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Learn more and sign up at thecoreomaha.com

Serve at the Open Door Mission

At King of Kings, being part of the Omaha community is a huge part of who we are as a church. There are many ways to engage with the community and our ministry partners.

The Open Door Mission is committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty in our community. We want to encourage you to serve with our ministry partner, Open Door Mission, on their campus or from your home. Check out the opportunities and sign up at opendoormission.org/volunteer.

Safety & Security Team

Join our team of dedicated volunteers who help keep us safe every weekend, both inside and outside of our building. If you’re interested in joining or learning more about this team, please contact security@kingofkings.org.

Next Steps Room

If you are a first time guest, or you’ve been here already and want to take a next step in discipleship to Jesus, this place is for you. We have information about membership, small groups, serving opportunities, and lots of friendly people who would love to get you connected. Come check it out!