Kansas City regional assembly

Overland Park Christian Church 7600 W 75th St, Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez, interim Minister of New Church Strategies, will be submitting a pre-recorded video to the regional assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Greater Kansas City. More information is available below. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14  5:00 pm Gathering Area Opens/displays by General and Regional Ministries5:30 pm Grilled Hot Dogs/Veggie Dogs, Chips and Water7:00 pm RED FRIDAY PRAISE & GRATITUDE CONCERT led by Disciples Musician SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 9:00 am Gathering Area Opens/displays by General and Regional Ministries9:15 am Worship and Praise – Sanctuary9:45 am   Break10:00 am Workshop:  The Struggle Is Real (Self-Care in a Season of Challenges)All workshops will combine panel presentations with participant engagement10:00 am – 12 pm Youth Workshops: Bloom Where You Are Planted! (Seed Planting Evangelism)Different Activities for Ages 16-17 Years, 12-15 Years, 7-11 Years, 4-6 Years, 3 Years-6 months10:50 am Break11:00 am Workshop: Making New Disciples in New Ways (Seed Planting Evangelism in 2022)12:00 pm Lunch: Sandwich and Salad, Water and Tea Display areas opened until 1:00 pm 1:10 pm Workshop:  Will the Circle Be Unbroken (New Ways to be the Church)2:00 pm Celebrating the Harvest of Seeds Planted/Blessings for the WorkersGratitude for Those Who Have Served Since our Last AssemblyElection of New Regional Board Officers and Seven Lay RepresentativesCommission of the New Regional BoardClosing Benediction3:00 pm Homeward Bound It is the hope of the Regional Assembly Planning Team that every participant will leave this Regional Assembly renewed, affirmed, and better equipped for the ministries to which we are all called. REGISTRATION Each paid registration makes it possible for the region to offer: Spirited Worship and CelebrationWorkshops designed to meet priority needs expressed by our congregationsFood on Friday and SaturdayRegional Assembly T-ShirtChildcare for children 3 years and underA $5 donation to the Micah Ministry

2022 Leadership Academy

At its annual Leadership Academy, New Church Ministry gathers leaders all across regions in the United States and Canada. Our team invites pastors, church planters, chaplains, and others who are interested in becoming empowered to join us. You do not need to be a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to attend. This … Continue reading 2022 Leadership Academy


Creating Best Practices for Creation Care

Hurricanes. Floods. Heatwaves. Our world is experiencing an increased amount of these natural disasters because of rising temperatures. What can Disciples do to address climate change and be responsible stewards of the environment? Learn the answer to this question and much more with host and Transitional Minister of New Church Strategies, Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez, … Continue reading Creating Best Practices for Creation Care

Advent Scripture Challenge

Disciples get a lot of flack for not knowing the Bible. Challenge this assumption by joining New Church Ministry in reading the scripture this Advent season! See the calendar below for the daily scripture and follow along as Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez, Minister of New Church Strategies, reads them aloud on Instagram Reels every day.

Unpacking the Core Competencies of DisciplesNEXT: Contemplative Action

What does contemplative action look like in our daily lives? Join Rev. Brian Frederick-Gray, Director of Justice and Advocacy Ministries for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada and host Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez, Minister of New Church Strategies, for an IMPACT webinar that explores this core competency of DisciplesNEXT, … Continue reading Unpacking the Core Competencies of DisciplesNEXT: Contemplative Action