Next Steps This Week

Even though we're not meeting together in person, here are some ways you can be involved at Church of the Resurrection this week.

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Beloved Community: Going Deeper

Wednesdays, July 29 – August 12, 6:30 pm
Live online at, followed by breakout discussions on Zoom

Join Rev. Cheryl Jefferson Bell and local thought leaders as we continue the holy conversation around what it means to be the Beloved Community. During this three-week series we will explore definitions of some of the words and phrases used in Resurrection’s Vision for Racial Justice, and discuss practical ways to build community and address injustice.

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Beloved Community Going Deeper

During this time of social distancing, we want you to know that we have a variety of ways to connect and find community at Resurrection.

Watch Pastor Adam's Vespers

Every Tuesday at 8 pm, Pastor Adam shares hope and encouragement on his Facebook page. Follow him on Facebook to get notifications for when his Vespers message begins, or click the link below to hear the previous message.

Pastor Adam's Vespers

GPS Guide Daily Devotions

Every morning we send an email with daily Scripture readings, reflection questions, and insights from our staff. This daily devotional is a wonderful way to go deeper in your faith journey. Browse the GPS Library here, or subscribe to the email using the link below.

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Missions Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mission Ministries volunteers and leaders are encouraged to feel comfortable taking precautions appropriate for their own personal health situation. Please be advised masks, gloves and other precautionary measures may be required during in-person serve opportunities.

For more information on ways to respond, donate and serve during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit our Local Impact Ministries pages.

Please note, we are not taking donations of gently used household goods or clothing at this time. We would ask that you set those items aside for when donation drop offs are accepted again.

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Take a look at some of the specific opportunities at your Resurrection location:

Resurrection Leawood Activities

Here are a some ways to serve and stay connected with us in the coming weeks:

  • Beloved Community – Going Deeper is on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. See more info and register here.
  • Build A Box to Stop Hunger! The demand for food in our community has increased by 200% since mid-March. You can help through Build A Box. Click here for dates and simple instructions on how to pick up a box, shop for the right food, and decorate and drop off the boxes. Our goal is to have 2,500 boxes to distribute to our community!
  • Pro-Retirement Seminar – Online event features writer and consultant Amy Hanson who will walk participants through envisioning and creating a fulfilling life of purpose and joy. Register here for the Pro-Retirement Seminar, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 6:30-8 pm, free event.
  • Living into the Beloved Community class – Watch previous sessions of the class on our YouTube channel.
  • Recovery Support Groups are meeting in person as well as continuing with online connection on Thursdays at 7 pm. More info here.
  • Tune in on Tuesday evenings for Pastor Adam's weekly Vespers on his Facebook page.

Coming up for Women's Ministry:

  • Tuesday Morning Book Club is reading House of Purple Cedar for an Aug. 4 online discussion.
  • Wednesday Morning Book Club is reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz for an Aug. 5 in-person discussion.
  • Strangers No More brings together Christian and Jewish women for lively conversation online at 7 pm on Aug. 3. This group was featured recently in the Kansas City Star!

Connect on Facebook

As we worship online, we can still connect with our worship communities through Facebook groups.


Are you or someone you love in need of care or prayer? See opportunities to care for our community and receive care for yourself at


Have kids at home? Join us on YouTube

  • Sundays at 10:35 am
  • Wednesdays at 3 pm
  • Thursdays at 10 am
  • Also check out our YouTube channel for more fun content and daily ways to bring faith into your home.

Rezlife students - 6th-12th grades

  • Summer Sunday Gatherings @ 9:15 am - The students are taking over with the Represent series! Come join the fun - sign up for Zoom small group gathering here.
  • Monday Bible Studies on Zoom @ 6:30 pm - Dig deeper in faith this summer. See dates and sign up info here.
  • Wednesday rezlife LIVE! NEW TIME @ 7:30 pmImagine your favorite talk show, combined with your favorite game show and add in a HUGE amount of laughs! Join us on YouTube.

Resurrection West Activities

Here are a few upcoming ways you can be involved at Resurrection West:


Visit our all campus KiDSCOR YouTube channel every weekend to get the latest video content to help you and your family stay connected and grow in your faith. Email for further information about our Children’s Ministry.

rezlife Student Ministry

Rezlife Student Ministries is now offering meet and greet sign ups for students to meet our new Director, Blake Thomas - sign up for a time here! Follow rezlife west on our Facebook and Instagram @rezlifewest this summer!

Visit Our Prayer Walk - Visit our Prayer Walk at Resurrection West.

Resurrection West Men’s Fly Fishing Retreat - Join us for this awesome opportunity for guys to come together through scriptural study, devotion, worship, fellowship and fly-fishing at Rockbridge Rainbow Trout and Game Ranch September 11-13.

Resurrection Downtown Activities

Here are a few ways you can stay connected at Resurrection Downtown this week:

  • Stay Connected on Social Media
    • Tuesdays, 8 pm - Join Pastor Adam for his weekly vespers at 8 pm.
    • Thursdays, 7 pm - Join us at for our Gathering of Hope, an uplifting message and music from RezDowntown worship leaders.
    • Join our KiDSCOR at Resurrection Downtown Facebook group for weekly content, fun, and live updates from KiDSCOR Director Sarah Elliott.

  • Join a Class, Study or Group
    • Beloved Community: Going Deeper - Wednesdays, through Aug 12 on, breakout sessions on Zoom. Register here.
    • Disciple I - Read nearly 80% of the Bible in this 24-week study starting Aug. 24 via Zoom. Register here.
    • Disciple II - Add to your scripture studying skills in this 24-week study starting Aug. 24. To join, email Pastor
    • Financial Peace University - Join this 9-week life-changing program on personal finance designed to empower people to manage their money better. Register here.
    • Lunchtime Bible Study for Women with Shannon Endicott - Mondays at Noon via Zoom.
    • Bible Study for Moms with Pastor Anne - Wednesdays at 8:30 pm via Zoom.
    • Bible Study for Men with Pastor Scott - Thursdays at 9 pm via Zoom.
    • Check out other groups and resources offered year-round.
  • Sign up to receive Pastor Scott's weekly eNote.
  • Stay tuned to our web site and social media pages for alternative ways to serve, new music from COR Worship Collective, and more!

Resurrection Blue Springs Activities

Here are a few ways you can be involved at Resurrection Blue Springs this week:

Stay Connected on social media!

  • Tuesdays - Pastor Adam shares a devotion each evening at 8 on his Facebook page.
  • Thursdays - You now have two choices next week for joining our Gathering of Hope worship: Live on Wednesday at 7:30 pm in the Blue Springs' backyard for a socially-distanced time of worship, or a Facebook rebroadcast on Thursday at 7 pm.

KiDSCOR Children's Ministry

Join our Wednesday Night Elementary Zoom Fun! We will be hosting a fun online session of games and social time with our elementary kids every Wednesday Night, 8-8:30 pm! Email for the zoom link! Find other online KiDSCOR activities at KiDSCOR Blue Springs Facebook Group.

rezlife Student Ministry

Connect with Resurrection Blue Springs rezlife Student Ministry on Sunday evenings at 7 pm via zoom. Email for the zoom link to join!

Other Opportunities

Blood Drive - Give the gift of life Thursday, August 13, 3-6:30 pm, Resurrection Blue Springs Sanctuary!

Small Groups are encouraged to meet virtually. If you are a small group leader, the church will provide assistance to help you lead. Connect to find out more.

Need Care? Congregational Care will continue to be offered through phone and video calls whenever possible. Please fill out our prayer request or email to receive care.

Resurrection Overland Park Activities

Here are a few ways you can be involved at Resurrection Overland Park this week:

  • Coffee Break Conversations with Pastor Joshua - Pick a 30-minute slot to connect with Pastor Joshua using this link.
  • rezlife is meeting Wednesdays for Small Groups at 1 pm (Middle School) and 1:30 pm (High School) and campus-wide Youth Group lessons between 6:30-8 pm on YouTube. Join our RezLife Facebook group for updates throughout the week!

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