Kansas City Southern Baptist Church

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Whether you’re new to the area or you’re looking for a new congregation locally, we invite you to come experience the God who loves you with Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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service times

Sunday Times
Bible Study 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Service 10:45 a.m.

Wednesdays (Currently no meal due to Covid-19. Engage activities are via Zoom)
Church Meal 5:45 pm
Engage Activites (Awana kids, Adult Bible study, Student Ministry) 6:30 pm

Welcome!

Maybe you’ve come here because you recently moved to the area and are searching for a Southern Baptist Church in Kansas City, or maybe you’re looking for a new church home. Maybe you’re starting to think about spiritual issues and you’d like to broaden and deepen your search. Perhaps you have a child who has asked about God, and you’re thinking that maybe church could be a place to find some answers. Or maybe you’re at a crisis in your life, and you’ve decided you could use some spiritual guidance right now.

Whatever the reason may be, let us offer an observation: God uses a lot of different things in our lives to get us to where we need to be in our relationship with Him. So whether you’ve been a follower of Christ for some time or you’re just now beginning to search for God and for answers to your questions about Him, I think you’ll find that Emmanuel is a great place to land.

What can you expect on your first visit to a worship service at Emmanuel?

You’ll meet people who genuinely love one another and who will welcome you with warmth, openness, and respect. We are proud to offer worship services that focus on honoring God through music that connects with the heart and through preaching that’s thoroughly biblical, but also applicable to your daily life. It’s our prayer that you’ll leave every service with the sense of having encountered God and experienced His presence.

If you’re interested, take a minute and read through our Southern Baptist Beliefs. As a welcoming Southern Baptist Church in Kansas City, we try to base all of our doctrinal convictions on what the Bible says, not on the latest fad or the most recent polling statistics. Thus, nothing on that page will be new; we stand proudly within the great traditions of orthodox Christianity that have been held sacred for twenty-one centuries of church history.

If you  visit a service at Emmanuel, please come up and introduce yourself to me at the end of the service. I’d love to meet you and hear some of your story. I’ll look forward to it!

David M. McAlpin

David M. McAlpin, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church

Hear from Our Congregation

"My husband and I recently got married and moved to Kansas City. We wanted to start this new chapter of our lives with God by our side and ended up visiting Emmanuel. Our first visit was wonderful.

We were greeted by the nicest, most welcoming people and made to feel very at home. During that first service, I felt called to rededicate my life to Christ and be baptized...Emmanuel is a welcoming church with wonderful people to help facilitate a growth in your relationship with Jesus."

"For the past 10 years it has been my privilege and joy to worship and serve at EBC. My church family has uplifted me in the best of times celebrating my marriage and the dedication of our children as well as the difficult times

including the recent loss of our possessions in a fire. We feel that God's best for us lies just ahead. Our family is looking forward to our new start in life and we are excited about what the Lord is doing in our church!"

"As newcomers to the community in 1986, we searched for a church where we could worship, serve and be part of a family and that’s exactly what we found at Emmanuel Baptist.

We found people to share life with, from the Sunday School fellowship, to serving in nursery through youth and now welcoming others in our cool coffee shop. This sweet place of worship and its people have been a blessing to us. We look forward to continuing our faith walk at Emmanuel!"

"EBC means a lot to me. The children's ministry is really good. The games and crafts we do are really fun. Mr. Dave puts on a skit every Sunday morning and usually asks for people to help.

The lessons we go over are AWESOME. The teachers are great. Every time I come home from church I feel like I am made anew..."

"EBC has been our home for 10 years and we have experienced many life changes and stages during that time. This church family is encouraging and supportive when it is easy and when it gets tough.

We joined EBC right before we had any children and it has been a blessing to watch our kids grow in their faith and love for Jesus and others. Our family has participated in Lifegroups at EBC and they are intimate and intentional. We enjoy AWANA and how purposeful it is in scripture memorization and making it fun. I also had the joy of doing MOPS here which impacted my heart and refreshed my soul to provide my children what they needed but also take the guilt away of not being All they need All the time. We are proud to call EBC our church family and thankful for God providing a body of believers to do life with."

"As newcomers to the community in 1986, we searched for a church where we could worship, serve and be part of a family and that’s exactly what we found at Emmanuel Baptist.

We found people to share life with, from the Sunday School fellowship, to serving in nursery through youth and now welcoming others in our cool coffee shop. This sweet place of worship and its people have been a blessing to us. We look forward to continuing our faith walk at Emmanuel!"

Sarah P.

"For 24 years I’ve called Emmanuel “home”. For most of those years, I’ve served in the children’s department. One of the things I love most is that I’ve continually watched children run into their classes excitedly

- ready to learn and knowing they’re loved; and I’ve watched parents walk away with smiles - knowing their children are loved, safe and will learn the truths about God and His Word."

What we Believe

We believe God has placed Emmanuel Baptist Church in Kansas City to engage the next generation in our greater metro community with transforming gospel truth.

We actively build relationships with individuals in all phases of their faith journey, from lifelong believers to those living a post-Christian lifestyle, by sharing the truth claims of the gospel in a friendly and understanding manner. As God opens hearts and changes minds, He makes former enemies of God into followers of Christ. Our doors are always open to anyone moved by the grace of God.

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commonly asked questions

01. How do I get to Emmanuel Baptist Church?
02. What should I do when I get there?
03. What if I have kids?
04. What should I wear?
05. What is the service like?

We’re so glad you’ve decided to visit our Baptist Church near you!

Please don’t hesitate to send us a message or call us at (913)649.0900 if you have additional questions.

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