Prairie Village Church Works to Raise Chiefs and Help the Hungry

When it comes to supporting the Kansas City Chiefs, one Prairie Village church is religious about it. The team is always on the prayer list and often mentioned on the church sign up front. But this week’s post has a double meaning. Asbury United Methodist Church at the corner of 75th and Ash Streets is known for its whimsical front panel messages. , you know, our faith is joyful and we want to share that joy, ”said Gayla Rapp, Senior Pastor. During the football season, this is often a testament to Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In good times and in bad times, the church trusts its team. This week’s post has a double meaning: uplifting chefs and helping hungry people with a canned soup drive. to send us, ”said Rapp. For the third year, the church has its own “soup bowl,” collecting canned soup for its emergency pantry. It opened during the pandemic for anyone in need with no questions asked. In the last two races until the big game, the Chiefs continued to win and the soup donations kept pouring in. It is still hope this year. “It’s about bringing people together to encourage a team, but also to feed the hungry. And in the church, we can do both,” Rapp said. Donations of canned soup can be dropped off at the main entrance of the church Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The soup drive will continue until Super Bowl Sunday.

When it comes to supporting the Kansas City Chiefs, one Prairie Village church is religious about it.

The team is always on the prayer list and often mentioned on the church sign up front. But this week’s post has a double meaning.

Asbury United Methodist Church at the corner of 75th and Ash Streets is known for its whimsical front panel messages.

“I like to be known as a church with a sense of humor because we think that, you know, our faith is joyful and we want to share that joy,” said Gayla Rapp, senior pastor.

During the football season, that’s often a testament to the Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In good times and in bad times, the church trusts its team. This week’s post has a double meaning: uplifting chefs and helping hungry people with a canned soup campaign.

“Just like Patrick is looking for people who are wide open to receive a pass, we are wide open to grab any soup you want to send us,” Rapp said.

For the third year, the church has its own “soup bowl,” collecting canned soup for its emergency pantry. It opened during the pandemic for anyone in need with no questions asked. In the last two races until the big game, the Chiefs continued to win and the soup donations kept pouring in. It is still hope this year.

“It’s about bringing people together to encourage a team, but also to feed the hungry. And in the church, we can do both,” Rapp said.

Donations of canned soup can be dropped off at the main entrance of the church Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The soup drive will continue until Super Bowl Sunday.

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