Partner Schools Ministry & Pre-K Initiatives

We show Christ’s love by helping provide hope to the most vulnerable in Kansas City through education and literacy initiatives.

Resurrection West Partner Schools

Resurrection West supports two partner schools - Fairview Elementary and Ridgeview Elementary, both located in the Olathe School District.

We support the schools in a variety of ways including backpacks, Bookmobile visits, school supplies, uplifting teachers and families, and much much more!

West Partner Schools

Schools We Support

Kansas City

  • Wendell Phillips - KCMO (Resurrection Downtown & Blue Springs)
  • Troost Elementary - KCMO (Resurrection Leawood)
  • Wheatley Elementary - KCMO (Resurrection Leawood)
  • JA Rogers - KCMO (Resurrection Leawood)
  • East High School - KCMO (Resurrection Downtown)
  • Welborn Elementary - KCK (Resurrection Leawood)
  • Quindaro Elementary - KCK (Resurrection Leawood)
  • Ridgeview Elementary - Olathe, KS (Resurrection West)
  • Fairview Elementary - Olathe, KS (Resurrection West)
  • Apache Elementary - Overland Park, KS (Resurrection Overland Park)
  • Grace United Ministries - After School Tutoring

Global

  • Juan Wesley School - Ciudad Espana, Honduras
  • Ditshego Preschool & Open School - Centurion, South Africa
  • Malawi Methodist Preschools - Malawi

Pre-K Initiatives

Of the 6,800 four-year-olds in the KC metropolitan area, less than 1/3 have access to pre-school.

As part of Church of the Resurrection's 2030 Vision, we believe God is calling us to break the cycle of poverty for children in Kansas City, giving each child the possibility of attaining a future with hope.

We will do this through initiatives that:

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1

Ensure every four-year-old who will attend our partner schools has access to pre-k education so that they are prepared to succeed in elementary school.

2

Ensure children in the communities surrounding our partner schools have access to basic health care through mobile medical clinics offering basic health care, vision, dental and hearing screening.

3

Address childhood hunger in the neighborhoods surrounding our partner schools by establishing new food pantries or supporting existing pantries.

4

Increase the number of partner schools from the present eight to ten, including one partnership in each campus’ surrounding community.

Get Involved with Pre-K Education Initiatives

If you are considering taking the next step and attending training for our Partner Schools Ministry but would like to know more details about serving opportunities and time commitments involved please email Ann Carter or call her at (913) 707-7209.

For questions about our Pre-K Education Initiatives, please contact Roberta Lyle.

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