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tuesday, January 29, 2019


{for everyone}

younique accelerator: find & clarify your purpose



February 19-22 at Heartland

Younique is a Jesus-centered series of sessions that lead you to discover more about your identity and the purpose God designed you to live life with.

Register for our next Younique accelerator! This 4-day version runs Tuesday, 12-5 PM, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 AM-5 PM, and Friday, 8 AM-1 PM, followed by a 90-day weekly launch meeting.

Cost is $249 for the entire experience and covers materials, meals and assessments. You can also audit all or a portion of the class to refocus a Younique journey that you previously started.

There is prework involved, so please register by February 1 so we can get materials to you.

CLICK HERE to sign up! Questions about Younique, CLICK HERE and drop us an email!


weather alerts at heartland

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If you are wondering about the weather impact on services at Heartland there are several ways for you to tune in.


prayer week at heartland

January 28-31, hours vary

Heartland, grab your community (family, missional community, spouse, friends, etc) and sign up for a time to pray together in our prayer space. 

The dates for our 4-day prayer initiative are January 28 (9:00-5:00), January 29 (9:00-8:00), January 30 (9:00-8:00) and January 31 (9:00-5:00). We hope you can join us!

CLICK HERE to sign up for a prayer shift.




save the date for if: gathering arrows out!

Friday, February 8, 6-9 PM and Saturday, February 9, 9 AM-4 PM

IF: Gathering 2019 is going arrows out this year! We will be streaming the live event February 8th and 9th in homes across the city. Tickets will be $10. Registration links coming soon.

CLICK HERE to register for a home site near you!

CLICK HERE to follow us on Facebook for latest event info.

CLICK HERE to watch a brief video about this exciting shift!




refresh kansas city

March 29-30, 2019 @ Westside Family Church

Refresh Kansas City is a time for foster, adoptive & kinship parents to escape from the distractions and chaos of life to be refreshed, equipped, and inspired.

It is our hope that this event is unlike anything you have attended before.

CHANGE FOR 2019: The conference will be all day Friday & Saturday with pre-conference intensive trainings on Thursday (3/28/19). We hope you will join us!

CLICK HERE for more details and to register.


guatemala missions trip information meeting

First Meeting February 10, 6:30-8:30 PM

Do your goals for 2019 include serving God on a mission trip? The kids at Colegio Mark in Cantel, Guatemala would be blessed by your service on one or more of our teams: Bible teaching, English teaching, arts and crafts, sewing, singing, prayer, medical, and fluoride application.

The mission trrip to Guatemala will be July 7-16.

Our first meeting for the Guatemala trip is Sunday, February 10, 6:30-8:30 PM. The $100 non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot is due at the meeting (checks payable to "Colonial Presbyterian Church"). If you are still praying about whether to go, please attend the meeting to learn more about the trip.

CLICK HERE to email Mark Murfield for details if you plan to attend the meeting.


adelante serve opportunities

Leaders In Training

Do you want to make a difference in a kid’s life? Mission Adelante’s Leaders In Training (LIT) program needs volunteers for their upcoming trimester. CLICK HERE to learn more about volunteering.

Observation Nights

Have you ever wondered what goes on at a typical night of programming at Mission Adelante? Adelante Arts Community, Refugee Kids Club, Latino ESL, and Kids Adelante have Observation Nights coming up.

  • Mondays, February 25 and March 4, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
  • Tuesdays, February 26 and March 5, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
  • Thursdays, February 28 and March 7, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

CLICK HERE to sign up.

Adelante Arts Instrument Needs

Do you have a gently-used keyboard or guitar that you’re not using? Adelante Arts Community needs it! Mission Adelante is in need of 3 portable keyboards and 5 acoustic guitars for their expanding Arts Community. CLICK HERE to email Gissell Vazquez if you have an instrument you’d like to donate.


{volunteer opportunities}

looking for heartland ambassadors!

Hospitality in its simplest form is a warm welcome…one that says we are glad you joined us today. It is one of our super important core values around here and we want to invite you to be a part of it!

Become a Heartland ambassador and you will have the pleasure of meeting people who visit our services, have questions, and are looking for tours.

To learn more, CLICK HERE to email Lisa Zulke and request a spot.



kids’ baptism & dedication service

April 6 @ 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 AM

Heartland Community Church holds services for kids’ baptism and dedication in the Spring and Fall. The next service will take place on Saturday, April 6, at 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 AM.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions about kids’ baptism and dedication, please CLICK HERE. You will also receive an invite to our March 31 Baptism Class, 9 – 10 AM, once registered.

CLICK HERE to register for the April 6 services now.


middle school community

Sundays at 9 and 11 AM in the Youth Lounge

Join us for awesome student-led worship, games, teaching and the best part: a connection to your small group at Heartland! You will find zany fun and an awesome experience where high school students and adults lead the worship and deliver a message relevant to 5th-8th grade students! All of that happens in the first half of the service. Retreats, camps, and yes, dodgeball are all a part of our student ministry adventure! Small groups break out into gender and grade-specific groups during the second half of the service. We can’t wait to see you and to connect you to a small group!


middle school lunch runs are back!

Come and have lunch with your friends and favorite leaders! After the morning services we will walk over to McDonalds together at 12:30. Parents, you can pick your student up at McDonalds at 2 PM.

Lunch Run 5th-6th Grade, February 10, 12:30-2 PM

Lunch Run 7th-8th Grade, March 10, 12:30-2 PM


believe tour event and sleepover


March 22-23 at Heartland and KC Convention Center

Hey 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders: Come to Believe — a high-energy weekend event, packed with powerful worship and teaching from God’s word. While at Believe, you’ll worship together, engage in life-challenging discussions with peers and adult leaders, and discover ways in which God is calling you to be kingdom workers in your schools, communities and the world!

Believe is at the Kansas City Convention Center on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. We’ll meet at Heartland at 5:30 PM on Friday.

Cost is $95.00 per person. You will receive additional information after registration is complete. Pick your student up at Heartland at 5:00 PM on Saturday.

CLICK HERE to register now.


high school community

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 on the Dock

Gather with students from over 20 high schools across KC for catalytic worship and transformative teaching. Ask the big questions, and become the you, you were intended to be. There’s a place for you!  Join a small group of students your age and gender where you are known and needed. Come as you are, be known, and build meaningful friendships. Meet us on the Dock!


unleash your student movement this year!

February 1 and 2 in the Garage

Calling all student MVMT leaders! Any students with a nudge to start or join a MVMT in their school or community, will find space to identity their movement, and leave equipped to get started!

There’ll be a Friday night session 6-9 PM and a Saturday morning session 9 AM-12 PM.


{nextgen: college}

nextgen college community on monday nights

Mondays, 7-8:30 PM in the Garage

Our NextGen college age community gathers in the Garage at Heartland on Monday nights, 7-8:30 PM, from January 14-April 29.


February 11: Affirmation Night Celebrating Valentine’s Day

March 11: Spring Break–no College Age Gathering

March 18: Worship and Prayer

April 15: Worship and Prayer

April 29: End of Year Bash in the Garage

May 6: Bonfire at Shawnee Mission Park

Questions? CLICK HERE to email Shelby Ratterman.



finCLICK HERE for details on "money stuff", and links to give online. You can also give securely through the new Heartland app, or use the green boxes found throughout the building.

CLICK HERE to download the Heartland app.



new to heartland?

New to the Heartland family? Please visit us in the hub space on Sundays to get connected or ask questions. Check out the following resources:


download the heartland app


Download the Heartland app for easy access to all of our resources, sign up forms for events and classes, and online giving access. You can download it on your platform by CLICKING HERE.

You can catch a video or pdcast if you missed a Sunday, see the latest Journey reflection, check the calendar, sign up for events, and read the latest eNews. Plus, you can give a one time or recurring gift right through the app!


food pantry available

Sundays, 10:30 AM

Does your family need help to make ends meet? Heartland has an on-site, fully stocked food pantry that is open every Sunday morning at 10:30 AM.

You can meet a food pantry volunteer at our side entrance (look for "Pick Up Here" sign). You may also inquire at the welcome center.


prayer requests and care line

To request prayer, CLICK HERE. A member of our
Prayer Team will pray for you. You can also meet a prayer partner on Sundays following each service near the front of the auditorium or dock venues.

For other needs, call our Care Line at 913.341.5820, ext. 330. We check the line multiple times
daily and you can expect a call back within 24 hours.


heartland office hours

Please note that the Heartland offices are open on the following schedule. If you have a document or envelope to drop off, it can be left in the green box on the right side of our front entrance at any time. Other deliveries and appointments should be made during the following hours. Thanks!

Monday – 8 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Thursday – 8 AM – 5 PM
Friday – 8 AM – Noon
Saturday – CLOSED
Sunday – CLOSED