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Welcome to Eastgate! We are so very glad you have found us. Please feel free to contact us, join us for Sunday morning worship, and attend our special events & meetings. Take a look around the website and follow us on Facebook &/or YouTube. We are eager to connect with you to help you to feel welcome.

Our office is open on Mondays or Wednesdays from 9am to 2pm. You may call us at 816-
252-6828 or email the church secretary. Our minister is available by contacting her through the office phone or email.

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Special Announcements & Upcoming Events:

Join us on February 5, 2023

10:30 AM In-Person Worship

We celebrate Black History Month and welcome Brian Morse, Music Leader.


Director of Music, Eastgate Christian Church, Independence, MO

Eastgate Christian Church in Independence, MO is seeking a Director of Music for Sunday morning worship and occasional special services. This is a part-time salary position. The ideal candidate can sight read and play music on a piano and possibly also on an organ. Additional instruments are a plus. They will also lead the congregation & choir in singing. This person is under the direction of the Senior Minister and will work closely with those charged with planning and coordinating worship.

1. The Director of Music is responsible for accompanying the congregation both instrumentally and vocally during Sunday worship services and special worship services, as scheduled.

2. The Director of Music is responsible for directing the Choir, preparing them through any necessary rehearsals and workshops for the fall season (including Advent/Christmas) and spring season (including Lent/Easter), as scheduled.

3. The Director of Music will coordinate worship service music for the services and especially during times of offering and communion.

4. The Director of Music agrees to purchase music and related supplies, as budgeted by the Eastgate Board and as approved by the Senior Minister or the Chair of Seeking God Ministry. This includes (but not limited to) any licensing agencies.

5. The Director of Music will select most music used, keep track of it for in-person worship and streaming as well as report them to the appropriate licensing agencies.

6. The Director of Music is encouraged to attend monthly Seeking God worship team meetings to report upcoming music &/or needs of this area of ministry. They will meet with the Senior Minister regularly outside of these monthly meetings.

7. The Director of Music will perform all other duties as directed by the Senior Minister or Board Chairman.

The Director of Music position averages 10 to 15 hours per week, many of which are considered flex time &/or remote. This person is expected to spend the time necessary to develop and prepare music programming at Eastgate, as described above.

If interested, please contact us at apply@eastgatechristianchurch.com.


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Or consider checking out the following spiritual opportunities:

Worship Service, Sundays at 10:30AM

The bi-weekly Thursday, Bible Study at 10:00AM.

Check our online calendar for more.


Thanks to all who helped us celebrate the reopening of the playground! May our neighborhood children find many years of joy and relationship as they engage with this new play area.

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4010 South River Blvd. Independence, MO 64055 (816) 252-6828

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Eastgate Response to COVID-19 Virus and Local State of Emergency

Eastgate Christian Church is committed to living out our ministry, Seeking God, Sharing Christ, and Serving Others. The current public health crisis, and the uncertainty around it, create challenges for gathering together to worship and care for each other. The physical, social/psychological, and spiritual needs of our community continue -- and may even be heightened -- during these anxious times.

You can find additional updates and resources on Eastgate's Facebook page.

Please note: Masks are optional while seated inside the building. We affirm the use of masks at any time.