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Christ's Christian Church is an Elder led independent Christian Church with a long and rich heritage in the small farming community of Urich, MO. 

We seek to glorify God in all that we do.  We strive to grow in knowledge and grace of the Lord Jesus Christ while serving Him and our community.

We are a group of folks with  different backgrounds and preferences, but we put aside those differences to worship God in submission to His revealed will.

Keep scrolling to meet our elders.

 

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Meet Our Elders

The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.1 Timothy 3:1

Shane Richardson

Elder/Preacher

Favorite Verse: He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increase strength.  Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:29-31

Shane grew up in a christian home.  He attended Freed- Hardeman University where he majored in business and bible.  Shane enjoys learning and has a passion for theology and for serving others.  Shane has served in church leadership in various capacities for many years.

H
e met and married his beloved while in college. Shane and his wife, Christy have been married for nearly 30 years.  They have 4 children, three who are grown and one who is still in high school. 

Shane is bi-vocational. When he's not serving the church, he works for a temporary job agency in Kansas City and helps people, especially those who are struggling,  find employment.

Steve Lyle

Elder

Favorite verse: I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength

Phillipians 4:13

Steve grew up on a farm near Warrenburg, Mo where his family raised many varieties of livestock and crops.  He grew up attending First Christian Church in Knob Noster, where his father had grown up and later became an elder. 

Steve's parents also helped found the West Central Missouri Christian Service Camp in LaMonte, where he accepted Christ as his savior and was baptized in the early 1960's.

After high school, Steve attended Ozark Bible College; he then graduated from University of Central Missouri with a degree in Agriculture.  Steve farmed with his father for many years.  Then went to work as a firefighter with the Leawood, Kansas Fire Department, where he remained until he retired. 

Steve has been married to his wife Linda for 37 years.  They have a grown son, adopted from Russia.  He will soon be marrying a wonderful young lady, Megan. Providentially, Alexsay now pastors the church where Steve and his father were raised. 

Steve is grateful for parents who showed that Christ is the priority in everything they did, even if it meant sacrificing things on the farm to serve Him.

Wiley Conner

Elder

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Favorite Verse: Do everything without grumbling or arguing,  so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.”Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky  as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.

Philippians 2:14-16

If you live in or around Urich and don't know Wiley, why not?  Wiley has lived in  Urich since before he can remember.  He works with People Service Inc. and takes care of the water and sewer for Urich and the surrounding communities.  He has been married to Darla for 42 years.  The have 2 grown sons and 7 grandkids that they adore. 

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