April 18, 2012
This Weekend - Stories that Change the World: The Parables of Jesus. Jesus told stories, called parables, which speak to the relentless love of God and the meaning and purpose of life. Jesus' parables changed hearers 2000 years ago, and they still have the power to change our lives today. Invite a friend and join us for awesome worship this weekend.
Beyond Kansas City Missions offers opportunities to serve throughout the US and internationally. Take one of our trainings on a skid loader or chain saw and gain skills to help our neighbors rebuild after a disaster. Serve in the Midwest by joining a 1-day or 3-day team to nearby communities affected by recent disasters. Consider becoming part of a team to carry on the good work Resurrection is doing in Haiti, Honduras, Malawi or South Africa. Trips are scheduled through 2012. Go on a trip to make a difference for others and come back with your life transformed. Learn more on the website.
Join Other Men for Bible Study and Small Group Fellowship. Two new groups are forming for dads.
- Dads of all ages, Tuesdays, 8:30 pm, Room 408, Leawood East Bldg.
- Dads mid-twenties to mid-thirties, Tuesday evenings, Northeast Johnson County home-based group.
Serving Beyond the Walls
Did you know . . . that Compassion International provides children in developing countries with opportunities to learn about Jesus and encourages them to develop a lifelong relationship with God?
FaithWork, Saturday, April 21, 9 am, Meet in the Leawood West Bldg., select from 10-12 family friendly projects and serve in the community.
Furnishings Ministry "Dresser Drop-Off," Sunday, April 29, 1:30-3:30 pm. Bring dressers, chests of drawers or kitchen tables to east parking lot along Roe Ave.
Serving Within the Church - Click here to check current volunteer opportunities.
C.A.R.T. Training, April 24, 6:30 pm, Room 2203, Leawood West Bldg. This class provides AED and CPR training for volunteers who wish to serve on one of our CART teams.
Coming Activities - Click on these events and go to our website to learn more and register.
Children's Choir Spring Musical, Friday, April 20, 7 pm, Leawood Sanctuary. All are invited to hear the children's choir present "The Amazing Grace Race, in His Steps, in My Shoes."
Purity Conference, Friday, April 20, 7-10 pm, for 6th-12th grade students, parents and those who work with teens, Leawood Student Center. Featured speaker is Pam Stenzel, author of Sex Has A Price Tag and co-author of Social Network and Nobody told Me. Pam tackles today's tough issues of sex with candor, insight, humor and the challenge for young people to get the abstinence advantage. Details online.
College Prep: The Freshman 15, Sunday, April 22, noon, Room 304, Leawood East Bldg. Graduating high school seniors can learn from college staff about everything from dorm living to time management and finances. Lunch provided.
Join Cub Scout Pack 3092. Kindergarten - 4th grade boys interested in adventure, friends and faith are invited to join this church-chartered organization. Learn more at our Pack Meeting on Sunday, April 22, 3 pm, Room 2209, Leawood West Bldg. or online.
Health Concerns Support Group, Special Discussion: "Why Do the Innocent Suffer?" Tuesday, April 24, 1:15 pm, Room 212, Leawood East Bldg. Rev. Clayton Smith will lead a discussion from Senior Pastor Adam Hamilton's book, "Why?"
Baptism Meeting, Sunday, May 6, 12:30 pm, Wesley Chapel, Leawood East Bldg. To be baptized at Resurrection, you must attend a baptism meeting prior to your baptism date. Learn more and register online.
Resurrection Music Academy registration is now open for summer classes. Students (age 7 through adults) can register for weekly instrument classes, or a one-time Saturday day camp. New this summer: "Rhythm and Keys" Summer Class for 7 to 9-year-olds begins Wednesday, May 2. Visit our website to learn more and register!
National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 3, 7 am - 9 pm, Leawood Campus. Pick up a guide in the Firestone Chapel in the West Bldg. and spend time in prayer and reflection in the chapel or following a prayer walk on the grounds.
Boots and BBQ - Annual Resurrection Auction, Friday, May 11, 5:30 pm, Leawood Student Center. Enjoy a casual BBQ dinner catered by Wil Jenny's and bid on your favorite items in a silent and live auction. Your registration includes dinner and a bidder number. Auction proceeds will benefit Resurrection's Housing Ministry - Christmas in October, Resurrection's Seminary Tuition Grant Program and Honduras Missions. Learn more, check out the auction items and register online.
Congregational Care and Support
Parenting in a Chaotic Culture, Saturday, April 28, 8:45 am - noon, Room 220, East Bldg., a seminar presented by the Stand-Up Parenting Support Group.
Employment Transition Group, Thursday, May 17, 6:30 pm, Room 220, Leawood East Bldg. Elizabeth Allen will talk about being an Economy of One. This workshop will present compelling market research that will help you to understand what's necessary to compete successfully in today's market and will review a simple, yet highly intuitive organizational process that you can immediately apply in order to accelerate the effectiveness of your job search activities.
Celebrate Recovery -Thursdays, 6:30 pm, Student Center, Leawood East Bldg. Following worship, we will move into our Share Groups, small groups designed to discuss what steps we're taking toward the abundant life God wants for us. Newcomers will meet in a Newcomers Class with typically 5-8 other newcomers on their first week. You can learn more about Celebrate Recovery on our website or by contacting Amanda Schenk at 913-544-0707. Childcare (6 weeks - 5th grade) is available, but you must register before EACH weekly meeting. Please contact KiDS COR at 913-544-0285 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation. Celebrate Recovery is a program for adults. The Landing is a ministry for high school students that translates Celebrate Recovery lessons for those dealing with the difficulties of being a teen. Details online.
Employment and Financial Support Ministries - Support, classes, counseling and assistance. Contact your pastorate pastor.
Divorce Recovery for Women and Divorce Recovery for Men - Sessions offered throughout the year. Contact Cheryl Greenough.
Employment Transition - meets quarterly. Contact Cheryl Greenough.
StandUp Parenting (Support for Concerned Parents), Wednesdays, 7 pm, Room 213, Leawood East Bldg.
Men's Cancer Support, 1st Thursdays, 7 pm, Room 215, Leawood East Bldg.
Women's Cancer Support, 2nd Tuesdays, noon, Room 210, Leawood East Bldg.
Health Concerns Support, for anyone with health concerns affecting quality of life, 2nd/4th Tuesdays, 1 pm, Room 212, Leawood East Bldg.
Job Seekers Prayer and Support, Mondays, 6:30 pm, Congregational Care Office, Leawood East. Bldg.
Silent Angels, for women experiencing infertility or miscarriage, 2nd/4th Sundays, 6:30 pm, Room 217, Leawood East Bldg.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 pm, Saturdays, 11 am, Room 218, Leawood East Bldg.
Alcoholics Anonymous, women's group, Mondays, 10 am, Room 218, Leawood East Bldg.
Al-Anon - Mondays, 1 pm, Room 218, Leawood East Bldg.
If you need pastoral care, contact the Congregational Care Ministry, 913-544-0238.
For off-hour emergencies, a pastor may be reached via the pager, 816-545-4154. Prayer requests may be submitted online. Congregational Care Pastors:
- Rev. Glen Shoup (Pastorate A-C)
- Rev. Wendy Lyons Chrostek (Pastorate D-I)
- Rev. Nancy Pauls (Pastorate J-L and Prayer Ministry)
- Rev. Steve Langhofer (Pastorate M-R)
- Rev. Anne Williams (Pastorate S-Z)
- Rev. Molly Simpson (Campus Pastor Resurrection West)
- Rev. Scott Chrostek (Campus Pastor Resurrection Downtown)
- Rev. Penny Ellwood (Campus Pastor Resurrection Blue Springs)
- Rev. Steven Blair (Support Ministries)
- Pastor Karla Woodward (Silver Link Ministries)
- Rev. Karen Lampe (Executive Pastor )