Compassion Project
Nov
10
to Nov 18

Compassion Project

Each Christmas, we team up with local organizations like Hillcrest Transitional Housing, Lee’s Summit Elementary and Crittenton Children’s Center to make a difference in the lives of local kids and families who could use some extra assistance making Christmas one to remember. Sign-up to sponsor a family or child online today.

Questions? Contact Missions Coordinator Pam Reilly.

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Thanksgiving at The Summit
Nov
17
to Nov 22

Thanksgiving at The Summit

This Thanksgiving at The Summit, we are providing opportunities for you to make a larger impact in our community and around the world. We will be partnering with Meals on Wheels and One Good Meal to provide and deliver Thanksgiving groceries to those in need, as well as delivering pies to our first responders around town. We will also be partnering with Rise Against Hunger to package around 20,000 dehydrated meals that will be shipped around the world to those in impoverished nations. Learn more about all things Thanksgiving at The Summit and sign-up to serve below!

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Starting Point Gathering
Nov
18
11:45 AM11:45

Starting Point Gathering

Every person is on a journey and we all have a next step to take, but sometimes, it's difficult to know where to start. Starting Point Gathering will help you discover what your next step following Jesus is, whether you've been attending The Summit for awhile, or you're new to church! You'll even learn more about The Summit Church, meet some new people and enjoy a light lunch. It's Sunday, November 18 at 11:45am and we will meet in the lobby to begin. Childcare is available if you register in advance.

Questions? Contact Guest Engagement Coordinator, Chris Chandler.

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Adventus Worship Night
Nov
25
6:00 PM18:00

Adventus Worship Night

Join us for a worship experience that will help prepare our hearts for the Christmas season. Advent is a time to prepare and anticipate the arrival of Christ. We’ll sing, remember the birth of Jesus together and more. We can’t wait to gather with you!

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ReFocus - Student Ministry
Dec
1
to Dec 2

ReFocus - Student Ministry

7th-12th grade girls are invited to an overnight event at The Summit Church on Saturday, December 1. The theme of the night is “Rest” and speaker Becca McAndrew will lead the discussion and activities for the evening. This is one of the best nights for 7th-12th grade girls to spend time with one another, worship and focus on Jesus as they discover the rest we have in Him.

The cost is $25 per student and covers food and materials for the evening. Girls will be staying the night at The Summit Church and the next morning we’ll be hosting a mom’s breakfast to share with parents what girls experienced throughout the evening. Register online below!

Questions? Contact Student Ministry Director Matt Kelley.

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Bumper Bags
Dec
1
to Dec 2

Bumper Bags

We are collecting hygiene items over the weekend of December 1-2 with our Bumper Bags! All you have to do to donate these hygiene items is purchase a handful of toothbrushes, toothpaste, tissues, toilet paper, bar soap or deodorant - put them in a trash bag and leave the bag near your car bumper before any of the weekend services on December 1-2. A team of volunteers will collect these bags during service! 

Bumper Bags are a part of our Compassion Project and will be given to those in need in our community this holiday season.

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Crittenton Gift Wrapping
Dec
4
to Dec 11

Crittenton Gift Wrapping

  • Crittenton Children's Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Help wrap gifts at Crittenton Children's Center for residents this Christmas season! What a great way to invest in the care of the kids at Crittenton during this holiday season.

There are three available dates to choose from:
December 4 // 6:30pm-8pm
December 8 // 10am-11:30am
December 11 // 10am-11:30am

Address of Crittenton:
10918 Elm Ave
Kansas City, MO 64134

Questions? Contact Missions Coordinator, Pam Reilly.

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Kids Night
Dec
8
5:00 PM17:00

Kids Night

Parents, Kids Night is coming! All newborn - 6th grade kids are invited to join us on Saturday, December 8 from 5-8pm. Your kids will have a blast with us as we play games, crafting, enjoy some pizza and even watch Christmas movies! It’s a great opportunity for parents to enjoy a date night or get in some last minute Christmas shopping.

The cost is $20/child, $30/2 children, $40/3+ immediate family members. All proceeds help fund our Student Ministry mission trip to LA this spring.

Questions? Contact Kids Ministry Coordinator Jennifer Lennan.

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Christmas at The Summit
Dec
22
to Dec 24

Christmas at The Summit

Come celebrate Christmas with us! Christmas Eve services will be filled with songs of the season that everyone will know, a short message from one of our pastors and more. We’ll even have a petting area with the animals of Christmas for kids and families!

Service Times:

Saturday, December 22 | 5:30pm
Sunday, December 23 | 9am & 10:30am
Monday, December 24 | 2pm & 4pm

Find more details, directions, & FAQ below.

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Halloween Bash - Student Ministry
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Halloween Bash - Student Ministry

7th-12th grade students are invited to a Halloween Bash at The Summit Church! It’s Wednesday, October 24 from 6-8pm. There will be a costume contest, prizes, games and food! The best costume will win an awesome prize, and students are encouraged to invite all their friends.

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Trip
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Hurricane Harvey Relief Trip

We are taking a mission team to the Victoria, TX area to help with hurricane relief efforts and share the love of Christ with people there the week of October 21-26, 2018. We will help with clean-up and re-building efforts to make homes livable again. 

Have questions? Contact Missions Coordinator Pam Reilly.

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Middle School Serve Weekend
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Middle School Serve Weekend

Middle School students are invited to go on mission with us right here in the Kansas City area! Serve Weekend for middle schoolers will be on October 19 and 20. Students will be serving locally at Kansas City Rescue Mission, City Union Mission, Mission Adelante and Veterans Community Project. It’s a great opportunity for middle schoolers to love others and show the love of Jesus. Students will meet Friday and Saturday morning at The Summit Church, and will need to bring their own sack lunch each day. Registration for this event is now closed.

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley today.

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Veterans Community Project - Serve Day
Oct
15
8:30 AM08:30

Veterans Community Project - Serve Day

You’re invited to come serve at Veterans Community Project with us on Saturday, October 20 from 8:30am-3:30pm. This incredible organization serves homeless veterans in the Kansas City area by building tiny homes! This Serve Day is limited to 30 people, so register to serve online today. You can learn more about Veterans Community Project here.

Have questions? Contact Mission Coordinator, Pam Reilly.

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Serve Day - Habitat for Humanity
Oct
13
8:30 AM08:30

Serve Day - Habitat for Humanity

Help make a difference in our community by serving with Habitat for Humanity! We will be helping build/remodel a home for a family in eastern Jackson county. It’s Saturday, October 13 from 8:30am-3:30pm and you must be 18+ years of age to help. This Serve Day is now full, registration is closed.

Have questions? Contact Mission Coordinator Pam Reilly.

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Growth Group Launch Night
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

Growth Group Launch Night

We believe people grow best spiritually when they are connected relationally, and if you want to grow in your relationship with Jesus, you need to be in intentional community with people who have the exact same goal. This is why we have On-Campus Growth Groups, where you can come connect with others, study the Bible together, pray together, and just do life together.

You can learn all about these groups on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30pm at Growth Group Launch Night. It’s the best time to experience what groups are like, find out the schedule and even meet some new people. We will have groups available for men, women and couples.

Have questions? Contact Next Steps Pastor Angie Bartlett here.

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Happy Kits Serve Night
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Happy Kits Serve Night

We're packing Happy Kits for kids at Children's Mercy Hospital! These kits will be given to children who are hospitalized to help bring a little joy during their stay. Bring the family to come help pack the kits on Tuesday, September 18 from 6:30-8pm.

Bummer...this event is full. If you'd like to be notified if additional space opens up, or to ask questions, contact Mission Coordinator Pam Reilly.

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Foundations Class - Student Ministry
Sep
9
to Sep 16

Foundations Class - Student Ministry

Every year we offer a confirmation experience to our students to learn more about the foundations of their faith. 7th-12th grade students are invited to come dive deeper into their faith, as they learn all about the Gospel of Jesus. It's a great opportunity for students to understand what it means to follow Jesus. This 4-week Foundations Class will be offered each Sunday, September 9-30. Registration for this class is now closed.

Questions? Contact Student Ministry Director Matt Kelley.

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Save My Spot - 4th-6th Grade Retreat
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Save My Spot - 4th-6th Grade Retreat

4th-6th grade kids are invited to Save My Spot, a retreat just for them! It's September 7-9 at Wilderness Camping and Retreat Center in Lawson, MO. We'll learn all about some of the parables Jesus told while having some fun zip lining, enjoying campfire cookouts, Bible study, games and more! Register online today.

Have questions? Contact Kids Ministry Coordinator, Cora Fulton today.

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Grieving With Hope
Sep
6
1:30 PM13:30

Grieving With Hope

If you've recently experienced the loss of a loved one, we want to be here to help you through it. Grieving With Hope is an 8-week grief recovery class that focuses on peace and hope in the midst of one of life's toughest trials. It's the best place to be in community with others who are experiencing the same grief. Registration for this class is now closed.

Have questions? Contact Care Ministry Director, Staci Allen today.

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Student Home Gatherings
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

Student Home Gatherings

Student Home Gatherings are kicking off this fall for students in 7th-12th grade. Home Gatherings take place in an adult leader's home during the week in Lee's Summit. The groups are age and gender based and are led by adult volunteers that are trained to challenge students to go deeper in their walk with Jesus. There are two volunteers present at each home for your student's safety.

You can learn more about these groups for students at our group launch night on Wednesday, September 5 at 6:30pm at our Main Campus. You will discover which group your student will be in, the location their group will meet and much more! Register online to be in a group today.

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley today.

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Summit Kids Academy
Sep
4
9:00 AM09:00

Summit Kids Academy

Summit Kids Academy at The Summit Church is opening this fall! It's a preschool for 3-5 year olds that provides an experience that leads to both spiritual growth and academic success. In  every classroom, children will be guided in activities that teach respect, cooperation, leadership, problem solving skills and much more! The activities are all taught from a Christian perspective, as our goal is to help your kids follow Jesus well.

School begins on Tuesday, September 4 and registration is now open! Already enrolled elsewhere, but Summit Kids Academy is a better fit? We'll waive your $100 enrollment fee when you register!

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High School Mission Trip Interest Meeting
Aug
26
11:45 AM11:45

High School Mission Trip Interest Meeting

High school students are headed to LA during spring break 2019 to serve and share the Good News of Jesus. They are partnering with the Dream Center, who works with those who have experienced homelessness, abuse and more. We will be having an interest meeting where you can learn all the details about the trip on Sunday, August 26 at 11:45am in the student worship area. 

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley today.

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Parent Meeting - Student Ministry
Aug
19
11:45 AM11:45

Parent Meeting - Student Ministry

This meeting is for all parents who have 7th-12th grade students! It's the best place to learn all about The Summit's Student Ministry, hear about what's coming up, meet volunteers, other parents and more! If you're looking to get your student involved in Student Ministry, this is the place to start. The meeting is Sunday, August 19 at 11:45am in the Student Worship space. See you there!

Questions? Contact Student Ministry Director Matt Kelley.

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Step-Up Sunday
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

Step-Up Sunday

Step-Up Sunday is August 19! It's the weekend we celebrate all kids moving up to a new grade! Betty Rae's Ice Cream truck will be serving up delicious treats after both services at 9am and 10:30am. Kindergarteners and third graders will all receive their very own Bibles, and preschoolers get their own Ollie to take home. We hope to see you there! 

Questions? Contact Kids Ministry Coordinator, Jennifer Lennan.

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AfterParty: Splash
Aug
12
5:30 PM17:30

AfterParty: Splash

7th-12th grade students are invited to come party with us! The AfterParty: Splash will begin at The Summit Church, and then we'll head to Summit Waves for some fun. Food and drinks will be available to purchase. It's the best opportunity for students to invite friends as we celebrate the end of summer together! 

Students will need to be dropped off at The Summit at 5:30pm and picked up at Summit Waves at 9:30pm. Students will be bused to Summit Waves and not be allowed to be dropped off there for safety concerns.

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director Matt Kelley today.

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Lee's Summit Elementary Headphone Collection
Aug
11
to Aug 19

Lee's Summit Elementary Headphone Collection

We're partnering with Lee's Summit Elementary to provide headphones for kids during the 2018-2019 school year! We're collecting the headphones on August 11/12 and August 18/19 before and after each service. Just place your new headphone donation in the bin located in the lobby! It's just a small way you can help provide for kids at LSE and help them be able to learn more each day. 

We will be accepting new headphones with a cord and they can be over the ear or ear buds. You can purchase your own from a store, or check out the Amazon links to below to purchase online today! Have questions? Contact Missions Coordinator, Pam Reilly today.

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Family Movie Night
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Family Movie Night

Kids and their families are invited to Family Movie Night at The Summit! We hope you'll join us as we turn the Worship Center into a Movie Theater to watch The Incredibles together. Be sure to bring your blankets and pillows! Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be available to purchase and popcorn is FREE! Let us know you're coming by signing up below! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

We can't wait to see you there. Have questions? Contact Kids Ministry Director, Susan Dees today.

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Camp Celebration
Aug
5
4:00 PM16:00

Camp Celebration

We know that God will change lives this summer at MIX and MOVE and we are looking forward to celebrating with students and their friends and families. Camp Celebration is on Sunday, August 5 from 4-6pm and anyone is welcome to attend! You'll hear stories and see highlights from camp and even hear from a few students who were impacted by these summer camps.

Questions? Contact Student Ministry Director Matt Kelley.

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MIX Middle School Camp
Jul
23
to Jul 27

MIX Middle School Camp

  • Northwest Missouri State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

MIX is a four-day camp designed to engage 7th-8th grade students at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO. At this camp, your kids will come to understand their identity in Jesus and challenge them to embrace Kingdom Work. There's a ton of fun and games in between worship and small group time, your middle school student won't want to miss it! It's for middle school students entering into 7th and 8th grade in the fall of 2018. Registration is now closed.

Questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley.

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Eagle Lake Kids Day Camp
Jul
16
to Jul 20

Eagle Lake Kids Day Camp

Eagle Lake Kids Day Camp is coming back to The Summit! Eagle Lake brings life-on-life ministry to kids the midst of an exciting camp experience. Inflatables, eurobungy, gaga ball and other high-energy activities are only the beginning. It's the best week for kindergarten through 6th grade kids to learn all about Jesus. 

Have questions? Contact Susan Dees today!

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MOVE High School Camp
Jul
9
to Jul 13

MOVE High School Camp

High school students are headed to University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE this summer! MOVE is designed to engage students with Bible-based teachings and fun activities while amplifying the call of Jesus on their lives. It's for high school students going into 9th grade in the fall of 2018 through graduated seniors. Registration is now closed.

Have questions? Contact Student Ministry Director, Matt Kelley.

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