Book Club

Calling all readers! Enjoy monthly book selections, great discussions and refreshments once a month.

ContactMary Morin
816-356-8128 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Caring Ministry

Serves the sick, home & facility-bound and bereaved of the parish. This ministry focuses on the health of our members in body, mind and spirit.

ContactCaring Ministry
563-5304
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Catholic Career Roundtable

Serves the unemployed with a goal to increase self-perception, knowledge of the job market and the development of skills needed to find employment.

ContactPhilip Morgan
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CYO

Organizes, coordinates, fosters and encourages athletic activities (football, volleyball, cross country, flag football, basketball, and track) for all Good Shepherd parish youth in accordance with Christian sportsmanship standards. For students in grades 2-8.

Contact Jack Rutherford
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CYO Sports Page

Donut Sundays

Stop by the Social Hall for donuts and coffee after morning Masses once each month. Meet friends, new and old, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

ContactJanet Rokusek
816-383-1903
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El Salvador Ministry

Promotes and educates parishioners about our 28 year sistering relationship with El Buen Pastor community in El Salvador through an annual celebration in November and invitations to members to accompany our annual delegations to El Salvador.

Contact Rita Hyde
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More about El Salvador Ministry

Fall Festival

A day of parish fun for all ages annually in September, complete with carnival games, silent auction, used book and jewelry sales, entertainment and food.

Contact Mary Losik
563-5311
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Family Connections

Meet families with children ages birth to pre-K for social and service events, play dates and other activities as desired.

Contact David and Tonya Gast
268-0962
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More about Family Connections

Grief Support

Supports those experiencing grief due to the loss of a loved one, facilitated by professionals and volunteers. 4 weeks in the fall.

ContactCaring Ministry
563-5304

Knights of Columbus

This fraternal service organization participates in a variety of service projects i.e. Respect Life, Fish Frys, youth free-throw contest, support for parish-wide festivals, etc. Fraternal initiation required. Open to men over 18.

Contact Lonny White
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Knights of Columbus page

LOLLAPALOOZA

A benefit for both church and school on Friday, April 28, 2017. This festive evening includes both live and silent auctions, a catered dinner and adult beverages.

Contact Mary Losik
563-5311
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Lollapalooza page

Men’s Soccer Club

ContactFr Oswaldo Sandoval
913-563-5306 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mental Health Awareness & Support

Mental Health Awareness (Shepherds of Hope) meetings are offered the first Monday of the month (September - May), extending comfort and support to those who have been affected by any mental health illness or disorder.

Contact Barbara Burgoon
302-4672

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Meet other knitters and crocheters on the second Saturday each month. Your completed shawls are blessed and shared with people in need of comfort and consolation. If you would like to learn to knit or crochet, you are welcome to join us, we would be happy to teach you!

Contact Mary Morin
816-356-8128 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Respite Care

Provide temporary relief for the caregiver of dependent individuals, staying for 2 - 4 hours as needed.

Contact Caring Ministry, 563-5304

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts

Lead, monitor and encourage all children grades K-8 to achieve and become leaders in the parish and community. Leaders must be VIRTUS certified.

Contact Boy Scouts (6th grade and up): Venetia McFarlin, 908-4976, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;
Cub Scouts (1st-5th grade): Kelly Parker, 638-3212, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;
Girl Scouts: Carey O’Malley, 244-3013, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scouts pages

Socials for Seniors

Shepherd’s Friends, a social group for seniors, offers monthly programs of special interest to mature adults of our parish while promoting friendship and service in a social atmosphere.

ContactGinger Kroos
707-3048
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Trivia Night

Test your knowledge of trivia against other trivia buffs of all ages at this fun event January 21, 2017.

Contact Natasha Burns
306-2906
Natasha This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Janel Spaeth
787-3142
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322-9121
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Welcome Brunch for New Members

An event to introduce new members to socialize with other new and existing parishioners of Good Shepherd, find out about many avenues for building new friendships and opportunities to serve others and enjoy a complimentary brunch held semi-annually.

Contact Tim Garrett
785-317-2784
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Widows in Grief Support – WIGS

Offers peer support, friendship and social events for other widows. Share experiences, stories and faith while receiving and giving comfort and hope.

ContactMary McComb
829-6106
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