Last weekend we honored veterans and those currently serving, celebrated the tradition of presenting new Bibles to third graders and glorified God through our annual giving commitments – it was a special time for our church family! Remember, if you missed worship, you can watch any of the Sunday services during the following week at cor.org/worship-online.
Find ways to connect at Resurrection in this edition of enews.
This weekend in worship, Pastor Adam shares a message about the joy and contentment to be found in simplicity. We hope you will share a simple "come with me to church" invitation with someone this weekend.
If you consider Church of the Resurrection your church home and would like to support our ministry through annual giving, you may fill out a commitment card here if you haven't had the chance to do so.
Share the gift of life at Resurrection's Blood Drive – Roll up your sleeve to donate blood and help replenish the Community Blood Center's critically short supply before the holidays. Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8 am – 8 pm, Bldg. B Commons. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment here for the last drive of our 25th anniversary year.
We are looking for input to help plan for our future Memorial Garden needs. Phase 1 of the new Resurrection Memorial Garden in Leawood is nearly sold out. The timing of Phase 2 construction will be contingent upon interest in additional niches. Please click here to complete a survey to help determine the timing for development. All answers are anonymous unless you choose to provide your information at the end of the survey.
Join our Special Needs Ministry for the annual Harvest Ball. Saturday, Nov. 16, 5-8 pm, Student Center. Volunteers, please arrive by 4:30 pm. Sign up here.
Help fill Backpacks so kids in our Partner Schools will have nourishing snacks for the weekend. Fills are on Wednesdays at 4 pm and take about an hour. Sign up here.
We continue to send teams to help communities recover from the storms that ravaged through southern Texas. Sign up to serve with the February team.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 pm, Foundry. Join us at 5:30 pm for dinner ($5/person, free for kids up through 5th grade). Check out all the classes offered at Wednesdays at Resurrection here. Note: this session of Wednesdays at Resurrection ends Nov. 20, no classes will meet Nov. 27. New Advent class starts in the Foundry Dec. 4.
Thursdays, 6-7 pm in the Foundry. Hear powerful testimonies from people who have been affected by addictions and those struggling with mental health. Recovery Support Groups meet from 7-8 pm.
Gather with other artists to learn, share and create art with presenting artist Carol Zastoupil. Saturday, Nov. 16, 9-11:30 am, Bldg. A Parlor.
Writer, teacher, preacher and justice advocate Jim Wallis joins us Nov. 23/24 for all worship services to share how Jesus' teachings apply to our current political and spiritual crises. The New York Times bestselling author served on President Obama’s White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and is the founder of Sojourners. He sign copies of his book, Christ in Crisis, (available at The Well Bookstore) after worship services.
Through clips from the classic film It's a Wonderful Life, we'll focus our study on what really matters at Christmas. Thursdays, Dec. 5, 12, 19, 9:30-11:30 am, room B206. Register here.
Christmas at Resurrection brings our favorite Christmas movies to the stage in "The REEL Meaning of Christmas!" featuring more than 300 actors, musicians and dancers sharing the Christmas story. Performances are Dec. 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm, Dec. 14 at 1 and 7:30 pm, Dec. 15 at 1:30 pm. Pre-performance lunch or dinner options available. Purchase tickets here.
Bring a dish to share with your friends for rezlife on Wed., Nov. 20:
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