Invite family and friends of all ages to join RezDowntown this Saturday for community service #withKC! Meet at 1522 McGee at 9 am to be introduced to our construction team, refugee children’s reading program, and other serve partners around KC. Email Pastor Patrick.McLaughlin@cor.org with questions, or if you plan to bring a group!
Reading Nook Training
While Serve Saturday is going on, there will also be a training for those who desire to increase literacy among refugee children through reading, computer labs, and interactive game learning. Join other community volunteers on Aug. 18 at 1903 Hardesty in KCMO from 9 am - noon. Email Pastor Patrick.McLaughlin@cor.org with questions!
Cultural Context Training Aug. 18
After Serve Saturday, join RezDowntown and community leaders 12:30 - 3 pm in this session focused on how best to navigate cultural differences as Christians in Kansas City. This training is required for those who wish to volunteer regularly with one of our partner schools. It is recommended for anyone who wants to take a step further in their discipleship journey. Lunch will be provided at 12:30. Register here. Contact PastorPatrick@cor.org or 816-979-1334 with any questions.
RezLife for Middle Schoolers
Starting this Saturday evening, Aug. 18, bring your middle schooler to learn and grow in an intentional space for youth their age. They’ll gather with others in grades 5 – 8 every Saturday evening during worship to get out of the house, connect and have some fun. Tell them to invite friends, bring friends, and plan on making some too! Reach out to Sarah.Brischle@cor.org with questions!
Voice Lessons: Finding Your Voice
Join us on Friday, Aug. 24, 6 – 9 pm at 1601 Grand for our RezDT Women’s Evening! We will enjoy dinner together, a time of fellowship and will hear from speaker Sherry Danner as we spend an evening finding our voice. Women have a lot to say and need a place to say it safely. Sherry will focus on individual faith development and loving others better by valuing ourselves as we learn to find our voice and use it. Entry is $20 and partial scholarships are available. Don’t wait to reserve your spot for what will be an amazing evening! Register here. For questions, or info on partial scholarship, please contact Shannon.Endicott@cor.org.
Ready to Become a Member of RezDowntown?
Gather with us Sunday, Aug. 26, 1:30 pm at 1522 McGee. Hear from our pastors about what it means to be a Methodist and the expectations for membership. Reach out to Shannon.Endicott@cor.org with questions, or email Sarah.Brischle@cor.org for childcare!
Disciple II: 24 Week Bible Study
Join us on Monday nights, starting Aug. 27, 2018 to study the Scriptures. Disciple II is a 24-week study that dives into the Bible, challenging a response to live out Scripture in our own lives. Disciple Bible Study is enriching, informational, transformational, faith-deepening and offers time to develop deep, lasting friendships as you study, reflect and pray together as a group. Disciple I is not a prerequisite. Please register at cor.org/getconnected. Reach out to Pastor Matt.Bisel@cor.org with questions!
First Friday Family Fun Night!
Looking to join in on the fun of First Fridays? Friday, Sept. 7, you’ll find the RezDT team at the Southwest corner of the 1601 Grand parking lot. Stop by for FREE hot dogs, bounce houses for the kids, crafts, cookie decorating and more. No need to register. Share the word! Reach out to Kelly.Sisney@cor.org with any questions!
A Conversation on Forgiveness
Pastor Adam will preach on forgiveness the weekend of Sept 9. It’s not a simple topic, so let’s set aside some time for discussion on forgiveness and it’s applications for our lives, led by Pastor Anne. Grab the book authored by Pastor Adam titled “Forgiveness: Finding Peace Through Letting Go” and mark your calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 pm at 1601 Grand room 209.
Save the Date! Rejuvenate: Women’s Wellness Day
Need to recharge? Join us for a wellness day for women of all ages and fitness levels on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Resurrection Downtown (1522 McGee). A day focused on movement and meaningful connection through yoga, bootcamp, boxing and conversation about nutrition and self-compassion. We will end the day with a social hour and pop-up shopping featuring some amazing local vendors. Join us and be rejuvenated at this wellness event in the heart of Kansas City! Cost is $15, but bring a friend new to Resurrection for free. Don’t forget a yoga mat, water bottle and towel. Reach out to Audrey Thrasher with questions at email@example.com.
The RezDads will take a break for August. Stay tuned for news about a RezDads gathering in September!
For more missions-specific information, check out our serve blog here!
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Downtown
1508 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64108, United States***