Social Groups


Holy Family participates in a co-ed and men’s adult softball league. Participating additional sports, such as kickball, as requested if enough interest is shown. Sports are played in the summer and fall. If interested, please contact Rob Lickteig at 816-436-9200, ext. 35, or email

Holy Family Book Club

The Holy Family Book Club reads one book per month and meets to discuss the book, themes, ideas and anything else that comes to mind. The book to read for the next month is decided upon as a group at each meeting; all genres are welcome. Holy Family Book Club typically meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. If interested or if you have any questions, please contact Vicky Hadel at

Afternoon and Evening Bridge

Bridge lessons
Lessons are offered periodically on Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m. Watch the bulletin for details or call our John Kavan at 816-436-8518.

Afternoon Bridge for enjoyment
Daytime Bridge is offered on Tuesdays from 2-4 p.m. and Fridays from 1-3 p.m. Anyone is welcome to play. For more information contact John Kavan at 816-436-8518.

Thursday Evening Bridge Group
The bridge group meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. If you are interested in becoming a member or substituting, contact Diane Schroeder at 816-746-9574 or email Knowledge of the game is necessary.

Card Making Class

Holy Family offers a creative outlet to learn how to and/or create greeting and sympathy cards. The cards made by the group are used for several parish ministries. Instruction is given during classes. The class meets one Saturday per month, typically in the afternoon from 1-4 p.m. For more information or to sign up, please contact Susan Teson at or call 816-468-8654.

Learn to Cook Like Grandma Cooking Class

This cooking class is designed to introduce and give instruction to various types of homemade cooking techniques and recipes, from family to single serving. In addition to recipes, the class will address cost-cutting and time-saving techniques. This class is designed for all cooking-level expertise. The class meets one evening per month, typically on a Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. in the parish hall. For more infomation or to sign up, please contact Michelle Jeffries at
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Dinner for Eight

Dinner for Eight offers the opportunity for parish members to meet and socialize with other parishioners through a monthly potluck dinner at a host’s home. Each group consists of eight or more adults, couples and/or singles, and meet on the third Saturday evening of the month from September through March (no December).

Participants are assigned randomly each month so members have the opportunity to meet many different people during the year. Each spring, all participants are invited to the culminating Dinner for Eighty held in the Parish Hall. For more information or to sign up, email

FUSE Saturdays Family Fun Night

FUSE (Families Uniting, Socalizing and Encouraging) Saturdays is a family fun night dedicated to young families with kids preschool through late elementary. Families will gather together for dinner and a night of games, crafts and hanging out together. Each gathering has a different theme designed to engage the families. Pizza and water/juice are provided and families are as encouraged to bring a dessert or healthy side to share.

FUSE typically meets on the first Saturday of the month from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. You do not need to sign up in advance, come and go as you please. For more information or to join the planning committee, contact Mindy Lehman at or call 816-436-9200, ext. 61.

Men’s Club

The Men’s Club provides opportunities for fellowship and service for men of all ages. Fund-raising activities include Lenten fish dinners, trivia night and Texas hold’em tournaments to help groups or individuals in need in our parish community. Social activities include watching sports, playing cards after meetings, nights out to a Royals game or to the local pool hall. Open to new ideas to foster fellowship and service.

The Men’s Club meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m., September-April. All men of the parish are invited to participate. Contact the Men’s Club at

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