Church of the Resurrection

Expensive Resurrection Household,

This week most of our kids at Resurrection started off back to university. My granddaughter, Stella, commenced 2nd grade in Lawrence. Our youngsters sent a photograph of her with her new dress and faculty materials standing in front of her school that early morning. The starting of a new college 12 months is full of prospects, a new starting and a prospect to meet new buddies, to find out new points, and, though I didn’t believe of it this way as a child, the probability to experienced and grow.

That’s how I see the tumble at Resurrection, too. Regardless of your age, just about every fall is a possibility to commence anew – to make new buddies, to discover new things and to expand as a human being and as a follower of Christ. Really don’t overlook the probability renew your commitment to Christ, develop further in your religion, reconnect with other folks and reside your religion joyfully as you serve God and other folks!

THIS WEEKEND IN WORSHIP – “Obtaining A Pretty Expensive Reward”

This weekend we’ll carry on to our research of Romans: The Gospel According to Paul. We’ll target this weekend on Romans 4-6 (and the final verses of Romans 3), as we transform to the central most critical insight Paul provides to the Christian religion – the perception that remodeled his lifestyle, and the life of people like Augustine, Luther and Wesley.
The sermon title is Obtaining a Very Expensive Gift. In the message we’ll take into consideration a query I’m normally questioned, “How does Jesus’ loss of life preserve any individual?” But the sermon will also emphasis on the electricity of God’s appreciate and grace and how we live in response to that appreciate and grace. Here’s our memory verse for the coming week: God displays his adore for us, due to the fact though we were being nevertheless sinners Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)

I’ll also be telling the story of French policeman whose tale captivated a country, offering an update on the boreholes (wells) you have funded in Malawi, and sharing the story of a tiny boy in our congregation who died past December, but whose lifestyle carries on to make a ripple. Don’t skip worship this weekend! And really don’t ignore to bring your Bible!
Invite a friend to be a part of you for worship, in-human being worship Sundays 9 or 11 am, at any of our spots, at Sundays 5 pm at Leawood, on the internet at or on tv at KMCI this. Simply click listed here for our physical places or for information and facts about joining us online or on tv.


Just about every 7 days, I’m hard you to memorize a verse from Romans. How are you accomplishing? We have developed display screen savers with each week’s verse that you can obtain to you cell phone to aid you remember. This has been actually helpful to me – each individual time I transform on my telephone I see the memory verses. Very last week’s verse you can see below on my cellular phone. Obtain this week’s verse at

It is NOT Much too LATE TO Be part of THE MIDWEEK ROMANS Analyze

In addition to the weekend message, we’re inviting you to examine the E book of Romans on your have, and to take into account signing up for a study of Romans with others. My little team, soon after becoming off for the summer season (and a bit right before) started conference by Zoom to discuss Romans. It was fantastic be be back again collectively again and discussing this essential letter. Even though I’m finding out and getting ready the sermons, there were being insights I gained from hearing other people’s reflections on Romans that were being significant to me.Not in a smaller group? Look at signing up for us for our church-huge review at just one of our 5 locations. West satisfies on Tuesday evenings, the relaxation of our campuses meet on Wednesdays. I was at the accumulating at Leawood and Pastor Wendy did a good career major 150 of us collected in the Foundry Hall. Sitting around tables, people today experienced the prospect to talk about the weekly readings and the insights from the sermons and Wendy’s converse. It was marvelous. If you are completely ready to mature deeper and make new buddies, be a part of us on Tuesday (West) or Wednesday evenings (Leawood, Downtown, Blue Springs and Overland Park).

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If you have been worshiping with us and feel that you might want to consider the next phase to turn into a member, I want to invite you to be part of us for Coffee with the Pastors on the web following Sunday, August 29, from 2-4 pm. We’ll provide the website link to a Zoom phone where you can be part of us to study about the history of Resurrection, the beliefs and traditions of the United Methodist Church, and get to know the church a little bit superior. We’ll also crack into teams the place you will also join with fellow Resurrection worshipers, meet up with some of our pastors and employees, and hear about chances to provide, join and develop!

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Catastrophe Response FOR HAITI

Very last 7 days a 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Haiti, leaving more than two thousand useless and tens of countless numbers of persons wounded and/or homeless, creating crucial health care, shelter, drinking water, sanitation and cleanliness demands. Among the hardest hit parts are two towns we have been partnering with Les Cayes and Jeremie. Resurrection is partnering with Coronary heart to Heart International to present mobile clinical groups and the United Methodist Church in Haiti to send out critical very first aid supplies, water filters/buckets, and foods to the location.

We are in conversations with other organizations that are on the floor in Haiti delivering reduction to see how we can enable. We’ll keep you up-to-date and publish the latest facts on our web site. Appropriate now, economical donations are the greatest way to present guidance.

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We even now have options open up for you to provide in the neighborhood in a range of methods tomorrow. I was just hunting more than the openings – there are a single or two openings left at a number of provide destinations, but I seen that there are still 10 openings to enable clear out classroom house to make area for a college at the Independence Avenue Christian Church at Gladstone and Independence Avenue. It’s very simple signal up, just go to the registration web page and select the spot you want to provide. Here’s the registration url.

We will also be gathering new and carefully utilised outfits for males, females and kids, and photograph and chapter guides for elementary pupils at all of our locations amongst 9-11 am on Saturday. Just pull up to the selected places and volunteers will unload it for you. Our Garments team will distribute the donations to community apparel pantries and shelters, and our Companion Educational facilities workforce will distribute the guides on the Bookmobile. Dresses incorporate children’s clothes, promenade attire and satisfies, and much more. Simply click the link for a full list of the two clothing products and guides needed.


We have blood drives coming up at three of our spots (Overland Park currently experienced a blood travel). Stroll-ins are welcome, but you can conserve waiting time by making an appointment. Understand about donating at, and to make an appointment, just simply click on the day beneath. If you live outdoors the Kansas Town spot, check out with your regional neighborhood blood middle to see where by you can enjoy your neighbor in a tangible way by donating a pint of everyday living-saving blood.

  • Leawood, Constructing B: August 23 and 24, 8 am – 8 pm
  • Blue Springs: August 26, 2:30 pm
  • West: August 30, 10 am


Did you know there are a lot more than 13,000 family members in Kansas City battling to discover cost-effective housing, and the number is growing. Resurrection associates with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City to support families develop, rehab or obtain their have reasonably priced homes. I want to invite you to be part of an crucial panel discussion sponsored by Habitat for Humanity on Wednesday, August 25, from 2-3 pm. “Building Group, An Interfaith Digital Panel” is a conversation with leaders from the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities who do the job every single day to create a better, more inclusive, Kansas Metropolis group. Below is the connection to register.

This discussion stems from Habitat’s Household of Abraham construction tasks which delivers religion communities with each other to build interactions that boost dialogue and cooperation when satisfying the mission of constructing a home. Resurrection’s Construction Ministry has labored on numerous Residence of Abraham jobs.

The panel is moderated Rev. Kelly Isola, Chair of the Increased Kansas Town Interfaith Council, panelists contain Dr. Sofia Khan, Founder of KC for Refugees and Chair of the Islamic Heart of Johnson County Interfaith Committee, Saleem Rasheed, Media and Communications Director for Al Inshirah Islamic Middle, Rabbi Doug Alpert, Congregation Kol Ami, Rev. Cheryl Jefferson Bell, Church of the Resurrection’s Pastor of Local community Justice and Rosa Fregoso, a potential Habitat KC home-owner.


Be part of me this Tuesday night for Vespers and carry your Bible. Every 7 days as I get ready my sermons there is usually additional product than I can involve – notably when I’m covering two to a few chapters from Romans in just about every sermon. I’ll be coming to you live from my again porch in Stilwell as I share a handful of insights from Romans 4-6. You can be a part of me at 7:30 pm Central Time on my Fb webpage: Pastor Adam Hamilton on Fb. You’ll also be capable to view it on my Facebook webpage or the church’s YouTube site just after Tuesday evening.


There are situations I don’t know what to pray. I have felt that way this week as I have watched the news out of Afganistan. There are times when I have hope that the Taliban have adjusted, moderated, and that they suggest what they say when they guarantee rights for girls and that they request peace and not retribution towards their enemies. There are bits of news out of Afganistan that would help this see however other information tales out of Afganistan that do not. Like many of you, I truly feel good issue for those who labored with our troops and what will happen to them. PBS has a comparatively temporary timeline of Afganistan’s heritage you can browse in this article. Join me in praying for the people of Afganistan, and global leaders there and listed here, for God’s Spirit to guideline all concerned towards a path that would make for peace with justice.

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