Vacation Bible School 2023:

Be sure to save the date for our Vacation Bible School!  VBS “Hero Hotline” will

be June 19-22, 2023.  VBS is open for children ages 3 to 5th grade.


Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible Study:

Our Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible Study will start back up on January 11 at 7 am.  The Study is both in-person and ZOOM.  A 5-week study, “The Basics of Christian Life” is the current study.  This study is led by Rich Ruffcorn.  For more information, contact rich at

315-921-2196 or


American Red Cross Blood Drives 2023 dates at BUMC:

We will host American Red Cross blood drives here at BUMC on the following

dates: February 11th, April 14th, June 28th, August 31st.  You can schedule

your appointment by calling 1-800-733-2767 or go to:

and enter basehorumc.


Family Fun Night:

Come out and have some FUN on Thursday, February 2 at 5:30 pm at our Family Fun Night!  We will have dinner, play Bingo, have a cupcake walk for the kids and more! We are asking for volunteers and items to help make this event a fun night, to help us out, go to:



United Women in Faith February Gathering:

Our Basehor United Women in Faith will have their February Gathering on

Sunday, February 12 at 11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall.  We will have lunch,

a brief meeting and the program will be learning how to knit and/or crochet to

make Prayer Shawls and Prayer Patches. 


United Women in Faith Bake Sale:

Our Basehor United Women in Faith will have a Bake Sale on Sundays,

February 12 and February 19 after each worship service.  BUMW is looking

for baked items to sell.  If you would like to donate some baked items, please

contact Millie Burkhard at 913-206-2198 or


Sunday School Teaching Assistant(s) Needed:

We are looking for a volunteer to assist a few Sundays in Ms. Kathleen’s (PreK

& K) and Ms. Melony’s (1st & 2nd grade) Sunday School classrooms.  We have

6 slots open between Feb. 1 and the end of May.  No preparation necessary,

just a love of children! To sign up go to:


2022 Contribution Statements:

The 2022 Contribution Statements are located on the Information Table in the

back of the sanctuary.  If you would like to have your Contribution Statement

mailed to you, contact the church office at 913-724-2077 or and we will mail them to you.


Rise Against Hunger:

Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 19, 12 – 3 pm for our Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing Event.  Our goal is to pack 10,000 meals which cost an estimate of $6,400.  The $6,400 helps offset the expense of food, packaging and shipping.  To donate go to RISE or mark your check for Rise Against Hunger. 

Church Council Minutes and Financial Statements:

As a reminder, our church council minutes and financial statements are always

available to you if you would like to have them.  Contact the church office

at 913-724-2077 or and we will send them to you.

After School Program Dinners Needed:

We need volunteers to prepare a meal for the Basehor-Linwood After School Program

November 22 and December 1.  If you can help us out, go to: to

sign up.

Kid Volunteer Opportunity:

Do you have a child that would like to be part of our worship service by serving as an Acolyte?

If so, please contact Millie Burkard at 913-206-2198.  Questions about Acolyte, please contact

Millie or the church office. 


Volunteers Needed:

We are looking for volunteers to help us out on Sunday mornings by being an usher,

greeter, worship leader, or with our Children’s Church.  Please contact the church

office if you are interested. or 913-724-2077.

Basehor UMC Choir Rehearsal:

Do you like to sing? Our Basehor UMC Choir would love to have you join them! Choir rehearsals are on Wednesdays, at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary. For more information, contact Tenessa Martin at

Sunday School:

Our Sunday School classes meet Sunday mornings at 9:15 am. We have classes for children ages 3 and up, plus we have Couches and Conversation with Pastor Kyle for our Middle & High School Youth.  We also have our GAP (God’s Action People) Adult Sunday School Class that is currently studying 1 Corinthians.

Youth Group News:

Our Youth Group for grades 6 – 12 meet on Sunday evenings,  6 – 8 pm.  


Signs of Praise (sign language group):

Signs of Praise will be taking a break during the month of February.  Pam Maughmer will take that time to answer questions from anyone interested in joining, and preparing the song for our  next performance in May. We will resume practicing on Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary.  If you are interested in joining our group, please call Pat at 913-449-8489. 

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.