Through our Local Impact Ministries, we partner with organizations and groups to make a difference throughout the Kansas City area. We collect food, clothing, furniture and technology to distribute to those in need; provide tutoring and meal assistance at local schools; participate in construction projects to renovate and renew homes; and serve in many other ways right here in our own neighborhoods.
Our furnishings ministry is moving! Our team needs all hands on deck to help make this transition as smooth, seamless and quick as possible. The faster we get moved, the faster we get back to serving those in need! Be sure to check back often as we'll be adding dates and projects as we go!
Event dates: April 7-Completion of project (no later than May 15) Shifts: There are a variety of shifts to choose from.
Volunteers are encouraged to select from the following positions for each of his/her desired shifts. You are welcome to sign up for multiple shifts if your schedule permits. If you aren't picky and willing to jump in where needed, we have a spot for you as well!
PACKING/UNPACKING: (Physical level: Light/Moderate - will require standing/sitting/bending/walking)
Household Items like dishes, linens, bathroom items, etc. will be packed at our current location for transporting to the new location for unpacking. Boxes, bins and labels will be provided.
DISMANTELING/ASSEMBLY of SHELVING & INFRASTRUCTURE: Physical level: Moderate-will require standing/walking/bending light lifting and limited use of power tools as needed.
Shelving units and other infrastructure items may be disassembled under the direction of leaders. Shelving units will need to be assembled at the new location prior to unpacking.
LOADING/UNLOADING: Physical level: Moderate/High - will require lift/carry minimum 25 pounds, standing/walking/bending/pushing/pulling and limited use of tools as needed.
Assist in loading and unloading trucks with various items to be moved including boxes, bins, packed pallets, etc. Plan on using 2 wheel carts, flat rolling carts and pallet jacks where appropriate.
TRUCK DRIVERS: Physical level: Moderate/High-will require lift/carry minimum 25 pounds, standing/lifting/bending/pushing/pulling and most importantly DRIVING!
*ALL drivers must have current DOT certification. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to become certified.
Drivers will need to move trucks between buildings in current location and to and from new location. Drivers may be asked to drive to and from scrap metal location. Assist in loading and unloading the truck as well.
For questions about Furnishings Bless the Move! 2018 contact Resurrection Furnishings , or email using the form below.
A Child’s Hope, Church of the Resurrection’s foster/adopt ministry provides a free respite event for foster and adoptive families. Kids will be grouped by age and enjoy rotating through stations with variety of activities, games, crafts, lunch and a movie under the care of a team of volunteers from Resurrection’s foster/adopt ministry.
Past activities have included a petting zoo, visit from Kansas City’s own traveling zoo and an indoor inflatable obstacle course.
Drop off and pick up at the Student Center in Building C, Leawood Campus.
Family Registration is open for April 7, 2018. *Please note that the registration form has changed and we strongly recommend following the directions carefully and taking the time to create an account when you register. This will allow your children's information to be saved for the next event, saving you time in the future and giving us the info we need to keep your children safe during the event.
Want to volunteer to be a part of this great ministry? Click here to volunteer to spend time with these kiddos on one of these dates.
For questions about A Child's Hope Respite Events contact Roberta Lyle at (913) 544-0254, or email using the form below.
Ways you can help at the pick up party:
Please see the Beds Ministry Page for more information about this ministry.
For questions about 2018 Spring Beds Pick-up Parties contact Beds Ministry , or email using the form below.
St. James and Church of the Resurrection members are invited to attend a Royals game together and celebrate a salute to the Negro Leagues on "Dressed to the Nines" day on May 6 at the K. Honor the tradition of wearing your Sunday best when you come cheer on the Royals as they take on the Cleveland Indians.
Tickets are $18 and availability is limited. Be sure to sign up today!
Allies for Racial Justice Mission: To connect and unite people and develop trusting relationships and friendships by sharing experiences through events and activities. Providing educational opportunities designed to remove myths and stereotypes and to address biases thus becoming allies for social justice by lifting up our communities and neighborhoods.
For questions about Allies for Racial Justice: Royals Game contact Roberta Lyle at (913) 544-0254, or email using the form below.
Schools Furnishing HOPE! is entering its 6th year in partnership with the Blue Valley School District. During our first 5 years, the My Father's House Schools Furnishing HOPE! team distributed over 23,634 pieces of school furniture to 49 educational programs and agencies in the Kansas City area.
These efforts were made possible by over 900 volunteers and 9,000 volunteer hours! Register now and be part of the team furnishing hope!
Event dates: June 11-project completion or June 22, 2018 whichever comes first.
Shifts: There are two shifts daily for each position.
Lunch is provided for volunteers who register for a morning and afternoon shift on the same day.
Volunteers may select from the following positions for each of his/her desired shifts:
To ensure proper supervision and safety for all participants, the following policy applies to all volunteers under 18.
Youth 16 and 17 may participate unaccompanied at the Schools Furnishing HOPE! event if they have a liability waiver signed by the parent/guardian of the youth. Waivers may not be signed by any other person. Click here for a copy of the waiver.
For safety reasons, no on under the age of 12 may participate in this event or be at the event site.
For questions about Schools Furnishing HOPE! 2018 contact Schools Furnishings , or email using the form below.
1. Help deliver donated clothing and household goods to ministry partners in the Kansas City area. Drivers use their own vehicles for deliveries on weekdays and occasional weekends on an as-needed basis. If you are interested in being a driver please contact Jeanie Meyer at email@example.com
2. Assist us in moving donations from our Leawood campus to the Resurrection mission center in a large church owned box truck Sunday, Tues or Thursday afternoons.
3. We'd also love to have your join our sorting team. They meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-11 am. Click here for more details about the sorting team.
For information about how to make a donation please see the Clothing & More Donations Page.
For questions about Clothing and More Delivery Drivers contact Michelle Van Pelt at (913) 232-4116, or email using the form below.
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.Matthew 25:35-36
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