Local News Encounter God Service: Mike Bickle is currently teaching a series on The Seven Churches in Revelation 2–3: A Church after God’s Heart. Worship begins at 6pm CT. CEC is available for children ages 1–12 from 6–9pm. 20th Anniversary Celebration: We invite our entire spiritual family to gather together during three days to celebrate. Thursday and Friday, September 19–20, we will have celebration services. Registration is free but required due to limited seating. If you would like to add a meal to your registration, there is a cost. We also need volunteers for the celebration services. To register today or to find out how you can serve, visit ihopkc.org/anniversary. Saturday, September 21, 1–7pm, we will have a big family picnic at the Grandview Amphitheater. This family picnic will include games and tournaments with prizes along with giveaways, music, and family activities. Visit forerunnerchurch.com/picnic for more information and to sign up for tournaments! Forerunner Church Third Service Launch: Begins Friday, September 27, 5–7pm. The focus of this service will be on what the Spirit is emphasizing to our missions base and the intercessory missionary calling and lifestyle. CEC and Student Ministries will be serving our children and teens during this service. New IHOPU Course at EGS : Beginning Friday, September 27, 7:30–9pm, Mike Bickle will be teaching a new 10-week course, Cultivating a First Commandment Lifestyle. He will examine the first commandment—its meaning, how to implement it in the various aspects of our life, and how it relates to the second commandment. The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City—Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future: This book by Bill High and Annika Bergen will stoke the fire of your heart for the purposes and plans that God has for Kansas City! Available in the Forerunner Church bookstore after each Sunday service. Register Now for Young Messengers Classes: Ages 6–12. Classes include: Worship & Prayer Training; Life of Worship; Life of Prayer. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (816) 763-0200 x.2525. Register at ihopkc.org/cec/young-messengers-classes. Student Ministries Fall Retreat: The fall retreat is October 25–27. We will travel to Sky Ranch retreat center in Oklahoma for powerful worship, teachings, and fun activities. Cost is $155 with a $50 nonrefundable deposit; it covers transportation, lodging, meals, and activities. Register now at forerunnerchurch.com/studentministries. Women’s Retreat: Join us October 25–27 for a rare and meaningful time away together of refreshing and spiritual connection. Register at forerunnerchurch.com/women. The registration deadline is September 18, so don’t delay!