Rezlife Student Ministries

rezlife Youth Worship Weekend

WE'RE TAKING OVER THE BIG HOUSE! That's right, on the weekend of July 27 and 28, students will be helping lead our worship services at our Leawood Campus! We're looking for students and families who would like to serve our larger church family this weekend—especially by greeting and handing out bulletins. We need 96 students who want to serve that weekend, so reserve your spot by selecting the link below.

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rezlife Summer Weekly Programs - Middle School Students

Sundays: Summer Sunday Gatherings: 9:15 am, Student Center.

Tuesdays: Summer Bible Studies at Starbucks: 6:30-7:30 pm, Starbucks, 135th & Briar St.

Wednesdays: Summer Throwdown: 6-8 pm, Outside Lawn by Student Center. Meets on the following Wednesdays: 6/5, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24 & 7/31.

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rezlife Summer Weekly Programs - High School Students

SundaysSummer Sunday Gatherings: 9:15 am, Student Center. 

TuesdaysSummer Bible Studies at Starbucks: 7:30-8:30 pm, Starbucks, 135th & Briar St.

Thursdays: Ultimate Friendsbee: 7:30-8:30 pm, Outside Lawn by Student Center.

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Student Life Groups - Wednesday Night Youth Group

Sign up for a 2019-20 Student Life Group on Wednesday nights! Your student will be placed in a small group by gender, school, and grade for the year. In this small group setting, our amazing adult leaders will get to know your student, and your student will get to experience his/her faith journey with a small community during Youth Group break-out sessions.

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Get to Know Us

This is your rezlife team!


Chris Abel

Pastor of Students and Young Adults

Chris Abel, pastor of Students and Young Adults at Resurrection, is a United Methodist Elder from the Missouri Conference who describes himself as a "Pastor Creative-type Adventurer." A former atheist turned passionate follower of Christ, he completed his seminary... Keep Reading

Taylor Ogden Thomas

Care and Development Program Director

Taylor Ogden Thomas serves in rezlife student ministries as the Youth Minister of Care and Discipleship. Her life is full and busy being mom to 3 young boys, and she considers it a joy to care for teenagers and families. Football and laughing are her favs too!Keep Reading

Todd Davidson

Middle School Program Director

I am the Director of Middle School Ministries at Resurrection Leawood! Many of you have probably met or seen me around Resurrection in the last 6 years. I am the father of two boys and the grateful husband to my Dentist wife, Lindsay. We live in a 120-year-old home... Keep Reading

Ashley Morgan Kirk

High School Pastor

Ashley Morgan Kirk, High School Pastor at rezlife Leawood, is a newly ordained United Methodist Elder from the Missouri Conference.After seven years of formal higher education in religion, including a Bachelor's in Religion from Greenville University and a Master of... Keep Reading

Deborah Comstock

Event & Volunteer Program Director

Deborah likes to refer to herself as a party planner for Jesus. She plans events for students in 6th - 12th grade, everything thing from retreats, mission trips, camps and other fun events.If you want to get connected and volunteer with youth, she's the person... Keep Reading

Darci Iandolo

Coordinating Assistant to Student Ministries

Darci joined staff in October of 2015. She works behind the scenes in Rezlife Student Ministries. Darci helps coordinate all the trips and retreats, handles communication with families, and provides general support for the Rezlife staff.Darci has a BS in... Keep Reading

Nick Kaufmann

Worship Leader for Students and Children

Shalom!As I get older I try to be who I needed when I was younger. It helps me relate to students. I believe in building community with our students. It is a community that builds upon a foundation of Jesus Christ's values in life. I believe in guiding students as... Keep Reading

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