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.
Use the "Events" tab up above to see upcoming Serve Saturday dates.
Serve Saturdays offer a variety of pre-planned serving opportunities which require only your time and a desire to make an impact in our church, our community and our world. Individuals, families and groups are welcome to participate in any of our events. Help us serve God by serving others!
Younger children are welcome at the discretion of parents. Some projects may include small pieces and/or require fine motor skills such as cutting.
If you're looking for serving opportunities to arrange on your own, please click here.
Do I have to be a member of Resurrection?
Of course not! We love first-timers and visitors - no experience or church membership necessary. We often host scout troops, extended families, and high school students seeking service hours. Everyone is welcome!
Can children participate?
Serve Saturday is family-friendly and there are serving opportunities available for all ages. You can find the age limit for each opportunity on the registration page. Please note there is NO child care at Serve Saturday; accompanying adults are responsible for the participation and safety of their children of any age.
Can I sign up my entire small group (more than 4 people) at once?
Please use the Learn More or Register Now - Group button. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like assistance registering a group larger than four people.
What will I be doing?
Each opportunity is slightly different, from serving a simple meal to sorting donations to prepping supplies. You can find a full description of each one on the registration page.
What should I wear?
Wear comfortable, casual and modest clothing.
What do I need to bring?
Nothing! Everything you need will be provided.
Where does Serve Saturday meet?
Before we begin, we'll gather in The Commons (main lobby of building B) on our Leawood campus, unless otherwise noted.
Where will I serve?
Each opportunity is different - you can choose one that takes place on the church campus or one that is beyond the church walls in the Greater Kansas City community. If you leave campus you can either drive on your own, carpool with other volunteers, or simply follow others in a caravan of cars.
When do I need to register? Can I walk-in instead?
Walk-ins are welcome at most Serve Saturday events except where space is limited and that will be indicated as Registration Required.
When should I arrive?
8:45-9am, to sign in and have a light snack.
When will I be finished?
You can find the ending time for each opportunity, and whether or not that ending time is flexible, on the registration page.
When can I eat?
Most serving opportunities do not provide a meal unless indicated.
Why should I try Serve Saturday?
Our events are designed as easy, low-commitment ways to make a positive impact on your neighbors in the metro area. Try something new, or enjoy a familiar favorite. Either way, you'll experience the powerful impact of helping others by becoming God's hands and feet right here in Kansas City.
For questions about Serve Saturday contact Lindsey Arnold Seevers at (913) 232-4163, or email using the form below.
Serve with hundreds of volunteers as we refresh and revitalize The African-Centered Prep Academy. Click here to register.
Shifts will be 9 am - noon, 1-4 pm and 5:30-8:30 pm daily (no evening shifts on Friday or Saturday). Ages 12 and up are welcome (see youth policy below).
Volunteers are needed to serve in a variety of skilled and less skilled roles from painting, cleaning, organizing and hospitality to more heavy physical roles including playground installation and spreading mulch. Playground work team volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds and be age 16 or older.
If you can't commit to physically joining our team we have some behind the scenes ways you can help.
To ensure proper supervision and safety for all participants, the following policy applies to all youth volunteers who sign up with the Volunteer Coordinator or via online registration.
Youth 16 and older may participate unaccompanied in the Bless the School Project if they have a combined Resurrection/KCMO School District Youth Release Form, and both are signed by the parent/guardian of the youth. Releases may not be signed by any other person.
For safety reasons, no one under the age of 12 may participate in this project or be on the project site.
For questions about Bless the School: June 12-21, 2019 contact Ann Carter at 913-707-7209, or email using the form below.
COPE is a poverty simulation that offers insights to the causes of poverty, challenges faced by those living in poverty, and next steps to participate in the elimination of poverty in our community. Join us on Saturday, July 27 from 9am – 12 pm for this experience. Please register here to let us know you’ll be coming!
For questions about COPE (Cost of Poverty Experience): July 27, 2019 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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