Food Pantry:

BLAS Food Pantry needs the following items: adult and kids cereal, instant oatmeal, pancake mix, peanut butter, syrup. Items can be dropped off during office hours, M- Th 8 - 1 or Thursday evenings at 5:30.  

Family Hayride:

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 28 for our Family Hayride.  We will meet at the church at 5:00 pm for refreshments and costume parade.  At 6:00 pm.  the hayride will leave the church and go around the Cedar Lakes and surrounding area. The hayride will be back at the church at 7:30 pm.


Thank You:

United Methodist Women would like to thank those that helped, donated and purchased with the bake sale.  Thanks to your kindness, the bake sale was a success! 

Acolytes Needed:

We are in need of children, 2nd – 6th grade to sign up to Acolyte for the 8:15 service. If

you would like to light the candles for us, please see Millie Burkard after service or call her

at 913-667-3930.

BUMC October Mission Project:

The Missions Committee would love to support our local school district Elementary schools. We will be collecting items for each Elementary school’s PTO organization that will be turned into raffle/auction baskets. Grayhawk Elementary School, our brand new school, is having their raffle basket auction on Nov. 5.  Our church is donating an Indoor Family Night basket.  We are askingfor donations of family night games/activities your family loves to do in winter. Items geared toward K – 5th graders.  Pick an item off the door or bring something your family loves. We will be collecting through October.  Thank you for supporting our local Missions.


United Methodist Women November Gathering:

All are invited to join our United Methodist Women on Sunday, November 7 at 11:30 am as they welcome Dr. Heather VonBevern, Pediatrician from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. VonBevern will speak about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).  Lunch will be provided.


Christmas Joy! Save the date:

Mark your calendars for Sunday, December 5 for our annual Christmas Joy! We will have a dessert barstarting at 5:45 and the program beginning at 6:45.  Have a talent you would like to share?!? We would love for you to be part of the Christmas Joy program!  More details coming soon.

Adult Choir:

Our Adult Choir will rehearse on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm.  If you would like more information about our choir, contact Tenessa Martin at 

Signs of Praise (sign language group):

Signs of Praise has changed their practice night.  We are now meeting on Thursday nights, in the sanctuary, at 6:30 to practice.  Pam is also available most Sunday mornings in the church house to practice.  If you have been thinking about joining, now is the time to join us.  We are open to everyone of all ages and abilities. 

Volunteers NEEDED:

With church activities opening back up, we are looking for some volunteers to help us out on Sunday mornings in our Nursery and Children's Church.  Children's Church will be during worship.  If you are interested in helping out or would like more information, please contact Pam BeMent at or 913-724-2077.

Bible Study on ZOOM:

We host two Bible Studies on ZOOM each week, Monday evenings at 6:30 pm and Thursday mornings at 10 am. ZOOM link and information about the studies will be sent out on Mondays through email or contact the church office and we will get you the information.  

Prayer Shawls available:

Do you have a friend or family member going through a tough time? Is someone celebrating a milestone? We have prayer shawls available for you.  They are free to be picked up at our church office, we can mail you one or we can drop one off to you.  Just give Doris Ruffcorn a call at the church office at 913-724-2077 during office hours to set up a time to pick one up.  

Communion Cups “to go”:

We have pre-packaged communion “to go” cups available for you to pick up.  Call or

email the church office and let Doris know how many you would like and she will meet

you outside to pick them up.  

Two easy ways to give back to the church

If you are looking for an easy way to give back to the church, we have two great ways.


One is our SCRIP program.  SCRIP is where you can purchase gift cards, eGift cards or reload a gift card for America's most popular retailers for food, gas, clothing, home, etc. When you purchase a gift card, eGift card or reload a card, Basehor United Methodist Church receives a percentage of your purchase.

Go to to sign up and register or add the app to your phone.  Use the code: E3F883D63718 and Basehor United Methodist Church will receive the credit.


The second way to give back is to sign up for the Amazon Smile program.  Amazon Smile is a simple way for you to support Basehor United Methodist Church every time you shop, at no cost to you.  Amazon Smile is available at and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app.  Click on the link: to go directly to and support Basehor United Methodist Church.