News about KC Singles and Singles Groups
This is a page for posting news about our single friends in the area. The type news wecould post here includes both the good (marriages, achievements, awards, honors, etc.) as well as the sad  (accidents, deaths, etc.).Hence, if you have news to share about a local single person, please email us that information. Please include your name and phone number and some way we can verify the information.

COR Singles Group Closed: The singles program which met at the Church of the Resurrection (COR) on Tuesday nights has closed. However, Games Night is still ongoing for those 50+ and is held at the church. (Posted Feb. 2013)

Cecil Richards, long-time leader of Singles Games Night for many years at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, passed away Nov. 22, 2012. Over the years hundreds of singles participated in these games night events. (Posted Nov 24, 2012)

Rich Avila Stepping Down: Rich Avila, Singles Pastor at Sheffield Family Life Center in Kansas City, Missouri, will be stepping down from his position after 15 years of successful ministry, effective September 30, 2011. Rich will continue to serve as the Assemblies of God, Southern Missouri District, Single Adult Ministry (SAM) coordinator. In addition, he will stay on as one of the A/G's SAM national team members. He founded the KC Metro Christian Singles in 2005, and will remain active in SAM in Kansas City.

Rich is currently working on developing a not-for-profit organization that will provide college scholarships to deserving KC Metro students. His educational goals are to pursue a PhD and to teach at the college/university level. He and his wife Dana would covet your prayers as they pursue God's will for their future.
Ed. note: If you'd like to send Rich and Dana a farewell blessing and/or stay in touch with them, his new email address is

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