Rezlife Student Ministries

rezlife Events

Make an Impact this Summer!

You don't want to miss our summer activities – we have camps, mission trips, and fun weekly events for everyone. Check out our Events page to see details and to register!


rezlife Band Auditions

rezlife will be holding 2019-20 Band Auditions on Tuesday, July 23 from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. Click the link below for more information and to sign up for an audition slot.

Contact Nick Kaufmann with any quesitons.

Click Here to Sign Up for an Audition Slot


Sign up for a 2019-20 rez 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.

Register Here

Wednesday rezlife

Join us Wednesday nights in the Student Center (Bldg. C) and bring a friend!

6th-8th Grade Youth Group: 6:15-7:45pm - Cafe offering pizza, drinks and candy - $1 each

High School Youth Group: 8-9:30pm

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Sunday Gathering

Sunday mornings, 6th-12th grade students

9:15-10:30 am, Student Center

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Invite the rezlife Staff to Your Event!

Students - Are you going to be in a play? Have a band/orchestra/choir concert? Do you play sports? The rezlife Staff would love to come to your middle school and high school events! Text us the details and we will come see YOU!

Rezlife Comeseeme

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 serves part-time as a Coordinating Assistant in rezlife Student Ministries. She basically is the “eyes and ears” of the department.Darci helps support the weekly youth group programs and assists in the development of all rezlife retreats, events and... 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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