Our partners in advancing God’s Kingdom in Kansas City
Many of the connections that take place within The Sending Project are through the relationships we have with over 300 churches all across the Kansas City area.
Many of these churches have taken a step to formally partner with us in our mission to connect the citywide Body of Christ. We call these Alliance Churches who are a part of The Sending Alliance. These churches have joined us on a missional journey, unified in mission while retaining their diverse and unique personalities and styles. God is working through each of these churches in unique ways, and as members of The Sending Alliance, they seek to learn from each other and pursue joint ventures as the Holy Spirit leads.
We invite your church to explore what it means to be a part of this citywide movement. By joining The Sending Alliance, you and your church are agreeing to a basic but important covenant. It is not a commitment to a certain mission program. It is a commitment to growing in missional awareness, community, and collaboration with others in the citywide Body of Christ.
The Sending Alliance churches
Arab Christian Fellowship, led by Pastor Amgad Megally, is a community of believers from various Arab countries who are reaching out to Arab people in the KC area with the love of Jesus Christ.
Argentine Mennonite Church was founded in 1946. Its mission is to be a strong, Christ-centered, Bible-based church with an Anabaptist witness. This church is based in the Argentine District, which has one of the highest child poverty rates in the country. However, to make a difference in its community, Argentine Mennonite believes they must start with making disciples for Jesus. They are doing this by mentoring families and young adults in the neighborhood… Read more.
Prophète BenideDieu Dossou Sognon was born in Dekanmin, Benin ( West Africa ), the oldest son of an animist priest.
In 1985, After a tumultuous childhood, BenideDieu accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at a Youth for Christ crusade in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He got baptized by the Assembly of God church in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Accepting the call of God on his life, prophet BenideDieu entered pastoral school and began ministering in Ivory Coast and many other countries around the world. He is the Founder of Assembly of Glory Church and BenideDieu ministry and is a happily married man with his wife Nadia Abondante and the father of a handsome son… Read more.
Blue Valley Baptist Church is an exciting, rapidly growing congregation worshipping on two campuses in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and the heart of Johnson County, Kansas. Though our church is literally bursting with young families, it reaches people of all ages. Those who worship with us each week are from all over the metro, including both sides of the state line… Read more.
Casa de Alabanza is committed to helping transform lives and equip families for a better future. Pastor Jose and Sandra Escarsega believe, “Our call is to make disciples of Christ who wholeheartedly adore God and are intimately connected with Him. Our mission is to proclaim The Gospel to every person for the glory of God. And our goal is to reach the Kansas City community for Christ…” Read more.
At Central Church of the Nazarene, missions is a part of who we are. We hope to give each person, who calls Central their home, opportunities for personal involvement. Missions is not just for those who feel a call to cross-cultural ministry. It is a part of who Jesus Christ asked all of us to be in the great commission… Read more.
In the spring of 1959, a small group of people gathered for worship in a rented space. They were the founders of what has become Christ Church Overland Park – a congregation still flourishing today at the corner of 91st and Nall in Overland Park.
Early in 2015, Christ Church developed a vision of reproducing itself in the city of Mission. We are now a multi-congregational church family held together by common vision, work, culture and root system as Anglican Christians… Read more.
Christ the Servant believes that “Serving hope in our neighborhood and our world” is the most important thing they can do. Christ the Servant meets on Sunday mornings at 10am at Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe… Read more.
People from all walks of life call Church of Faith International their church home. On any given Sunday Pastor Anthony Andrews is preaching and teaching to 3 to 4 generations of people. Pastor Andrews has a gift of delivering the word of God in a way that every one is able to understand and be blessed by the message. With his wife, First Lady Tori by his side, this dynamic couple continues to bless the people of Kansas City, MO and abroad… Read more.
Community Covenant Church in Lenexa is an open-hearted, inter-generational community of Christ-followers who are learning to live according to the life-giving covenant of God as revealed in the Bible, God’s reliable Word to all humankind, for the purpose of becoming a church that selflessly and fearlessly confirms and demonstrates God’s redeeming grace and liberating truth. Does the reality of our experience match our hopeful rhetoric? Not yet! But we are on our way, as the Spirit of God teaches and transforms us… Read more.
Connection Point, with campuses in Raytown and Lee’s Summit, is led by Senior Pastor Brandon Park. Connection Point exists to point people to a connection with Jesus Christ, one another, and God’s purpose for our lives… Read more.
Cornerstone began in 1970 as a Bible study group that grew into a church meeting in homes near UMKC. The church grew through outreach to students at UMKC and the Kansas City Art Institute. From the beginning, church-planting has been part of the Cornerstone DNA. Churches in Columbia, MO (1975), Lee’s Summit (1989), Belton (2000) and the Crossroads district of Kansas City (2008) started with church-planting teams sent out by Cornerstone. We also have close relationships with missionaries in Germany, Romania, Italy, Japan and the Philippines… Read more.
Cornerstone Presbyterian Church‘s mission is to make disciples who love God, love people, serve others and serve our city and beyond. They do that by following their values of being gospel centered, people focused, offering humble service to others, and committing to being a compassionate community with authentic relationships. Cornerstone also believes that effective leadership is important to be able to equip people in their spiritual gifts and talents to serve the kingdom of God… Read more.
CrossPoint’s mission is to be a crossing point where diverse people unite as devoted Christ followers. Their community works together to experience the transforming love of God that raises the quality of life for every child, youth, and adult in their families… Read more.
Deaf International Community Church’s mission activity focuses on both the Deaf and hearing communities through building bridges between the two worlds. Locally, DICC runs a job club for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, tutors Deaf refugees in American Sign Language, provides free mental-health counseling, and does advocacy work on behalf of the Deaf. Nationally and internationally, DICC partners with Deaf International to do this same advocacy work plus meet the specific physical and spiritual needs of international Deaf communities where in some countries Deaf individuals are not allowed to drive, go to school, work, and get married. To better address the spiritual needs of the Deaf community, DICC hopes to partner with Deaf International to continue producing Christian media material in American Sign Language and to train international ministry leaders at a future seminary… Read more.
Disciples Assembly’s vision is, “Passing on the Legacy of the Fear of the Lord to the next generation by making, equipping, and sending disciples for the praise of God’s glory. By God’s grace, we strive to reach out to the Amharic speaking Ethiopians and Eritreans in and around the KC Metro area who are unchurched and unreached.” They have a mission to make, equip, and send disciples. Call ( 913) 627-9338 for more information.
El Shaddai International Ethiopian Church meets at 7916 W 75th St, in Overland Park, Kansas. The church was planted on October 14, 2009 with this vision statement, “We are ordained to go, to bear fruit and our fruit remains! John 15:16 is our vision…” Read more.
First Baptist of Olathe located on 151st Street has various local mission ministries, and its global mission activity includes the Philippines… Read more.
FBC exists to connect you to God, others and the world. This family of faith is only a small part of Christ’s global Church comprised of all followers of Jesus who are committed to: worshiping the one true God, telling others about the gift of Jesus Christ, connecting in Biblical community, teaching and encouraging one another towards becoming more like Christ; serving the Church and those far from God in the name of Jesus… Read more.
People from all walks of life are welcome at Forerunner Christian Fellowship (FCF). FCF aims to grow in passion for Jesus and compassion for people. Rooted in the love of God and His Word, FCF desires to love and obey Him, to have fellowship with each other, and to minister to others in the power of the Spirit… Read more.
Missions has been at the heart of Foundry from the beginning. Through the years, Foundry has kept missions at the forefront of everything they do. Foundry has strong relationships with organizations that are serving and changing their corners of the world… Read more.
Gateway Church of Blue Springs has local and global mission activity. Learn more about Gateway and their missional outreach by going to the church… Read More.
The Gathering Network’s dream is to equip the next generation to become a discipleship movement of multiplying, missional communities sent into our city, nation, and world to make wrong things right.
The Gathering Network is accomplishing their mission by developing a network of multiplying, mid-sized (10-65 people) groups called missional communities… Read more.
Graceway has mission projects in various places around the world. One of the unique opportunities they present is the Intermediate-term Mission Venture, 1-12 months long. Graceway offers these types of ventures in five different locations… Read more.
Heartland Community Church in Bethel, Missouri, is led by Pastor Charlie Sharpe, and its Mission Director is David Barton. The mission department of Heartland Community Church in Bethel, MO,sends teams around the world for evangelism outreaches, encouragement of local churches, and practical support and training for leaders. Heartland is a place where people from other nations can come to serve God and receive training… Read more.
Heartland Community Church has been nurturing a mission partnership in Russia with the leaders of the History Makers Church for several years. This mission project has an emphasis on the next-generation…Read more.
Hillcrest Covenant is a group of Christians who are passionate about knowing God and making him known. Hillcrest Covenant is undertaking the task of carrying out the Great Commission with great fervor and passion, and has numerous local and global mission projects underway…Read more.
Hope Chapel exists to lead people to experience real life in Jesus, for the hope of the world. There is a place here for you to belong as we seek to find hope and bring hope – together… Read more.
Hope City is an inner city ministry center that seeks to bring social justice to the community by building and maintaining a House of Prayer. From the place of prayer flows a Community Center (where the hungry are fed through itskitchen and food pantry), a Training Program for addicts, a Youth Program for at-risk kids, and Internships that equip others to work in the inner city. What Hope City has seen work effectively in the last five years is communicated in the Scripture: Luke 18 which states that we are to cry out night and day for justice… Read more.
Hope Family Fellowship’s mission activity includes Grace Missions, Inc., the KC-based, independent 501(c)3 formed to support Grace School, a Christian School in Mali, Africa (95% Muslim) and its director, Ibrahima Kodio and his family. Locally, Hope Family Fellowship operates a clothing and food outreach in the Turner area of Kansas City, Kansas, and partners with Mission Adelante.
Hope Point Church is a non-denominational church located in Olathe, and formerly known as LifePointe… Read more.
Iglesia Cristiana Palabra Viva (Living Word Christian Church) is led by Pastor Luis Mendoza… Read more.
Iglesia Jesuscristo El Buen Pastor is a Hispanic church located in the NE KC, MO, area. Pastor Leo and his wife, Zoe, are very involved in prison ministry in the KC area and beyond… Read more.
Journey Bible Church has a variety of global outreaches, and has chosen to emphasize its Panama mission with The Sending Project… Read more.
Toggle Kingston’s DNA is they love God, each other, and their community. Kingston has a vision to serve the impoverished and under served in Caldwell County and beyond by proclaiming liberty throughout all the land unto all its inhabitants (Lev. 25:10) by meeting people, meeting needs, meeting Jesus and meeting purpose to fulfill the Great Commission.
Leaswood Presbyterian’s mission is to help people find and follow Jesus–because Jesus changes everything for everyone… Read more.
Liberty Christian Fellowship is dedicated to building devoted followers of Jesus Christ… Read more.
The LifeQuest office is located in Belton, and it has three campuses in Missouri: Belton, North KC, and Pleasant Hill… Read more.
Located in Kansas City, MO, Macedonia Baptist Church exists to lead men, women, boys and girls to Jesus Christ… Read more.
Mill Creek Community Church in Shawnee, KS, has a mission to “be disciples making disciples for God’s glory” and is committed to being a disciple-making church. Mill Creek knows that while teaching and mentoring are crucial to deepen those who have trusted Christ, it is no less important to take the gospel to those who do not yet profess faith in Christ. Mill Creek considers disciple-making to be a term that encompasses all ministry, from evangelism of the lost to training and sending the believer… Read more.
Mission Adelante is a missional church located in KC, KS, specializing in reaching out to Hispanic and Bhutanese people groups… Read more.
Morse Covenant Church, led by Pastor David Stanley, has a variety of missional activity in the KC area and beyond… Read more.
Mosaic began under the direction of lead pastor Michael Randle officially in the Spring of 2014. They envision a multi-ethnic, economically diverse church of broken people reconciled to a Holy God who are seeking to bring hope, help and healing to other broken people… Read more.
This church’s unique name-Mosaikon-reflects the vision of church planting pastor, Brontis Varona, to develop a multi-cultural church that brings a redemptive presence to peoples with a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Currently, teaching English as a second language (ESL) classes have provided open doors for the Varona’s to begin developing interest in the Mosaikon church. Mosaikon is located in Olathe, Kansas.
New Covenant Ministries has a vision of the Body of Christ working together in unity to see the culture of the Kingdom of God manifest in every sphere of society in this nation and around the world. They encourage and support the transformation of society through the Seven Mountains of Religion, Family, Government, Education, Business, Arts and Entertainment, and Media. Every believer is in full-time ministry on a mission, engaging culture for the Kingdom of God through these seven mountains… Read more.
Open Range Fellowship is a kingdom-minded missional church planted and led by Pastor Dave Putthoff and Frank Slaughter, launched as a mobile outreach planting the gospel throughout the “open range” in counties just outside of the Kansas City area… Read more.
Or HaOlam is a messianic congregation, and is connected with a ministry in Israel called, Ha Tikva (The Hope)… Read more.
Palestine Missionary Baptist Church of Jesus Christ is a church that is truly impacting its surrounding community. Pastor Leonard Butler leads the overall church, and Mission Director, Edwina Martin, provides leadership in the area of missional outreach… Read more.
Paseo Baptist is an historic church in urban Kansas City, Missouri, located at 2501 Paseo Blvd. Pastor Greg Ealey leads the way for this congregation… Read more.
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church exists to unleash the transforming impact of Jesus in PV, the Northland, and beyond… Read more.
Redemption Church in Olathe is a group of Christians committed to seeing the people in our community wholistically restored. We believe that God wants to restore us not only to right relationship with Himself but also with our own true selves, our families and our communities. Not just spiritually, but emotionally, physically, economically, and socially. Not by offering mercy alone, but by undergirding mercy with justice… Read more.
River’s Edge Fellowship is a church who cares about reaching their community. The church is a Caring for Kids partner at Norfleet Elementary School in Raytown, MO. They serve inmates at the Jackson County Jail as well as the homeless at City Union Mission. The church hosts an open basketball outreach every Saturday for men… Read more.
Second Baptist of KCK is located at 2324 Ruby Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106 and may be contacted at (913) 831-3333.
Shoal Creek Community Church, located in Liberty, Missouri, is a missional church led by Pastor Roy Moran. Roy has a strong heart for sharing the Gospel with lost people…Read more.
olid Rock Bible Church’s purpose is to bring glory to God by joining Him in making and developing people into fully devoted followers of Christ.
Solid Rock Bible Church has always placed a high priority on missions, historically giving approximately 50% of income to missions. At present, this mission-minded church supports Calvary Bible College and 15 different individuals who are with a variety of mission agencies including Avant Ministries, AWANA, World Venture, BGFM, Crossworld, Oak Hills Fellowship, and SAT-7.
The Calling Community Church is reaching out to its surrounding community and also into the heart of NE Kansas City, MO, through its connection with another Sending Alliance church, Iglesia Jesucristo El Buen Pastor, led by Pastor Leo Cabrera… Read more.
The Filling Station Church stresses the importance of evangelism and discipleship, believing that the church’s number one mission is evangelism and making disciples for Christ.
The church serves many people who are homeless and recovering from addictions, so they hold their services on Saturday nights at 6:30pm and a bible study Tuesday night at 7pm. The Filling Station Church feels that these times better serve their community and is an alternative for those who have addictions and other issues that are more common during these particular nights of the week.
The Grove Church cares about one thing more than anything else: Jesus Christ. The Grove is a family of individuals that have discovered that Jesus is more important than anything, and simply want as many people as possible to experience the same hope, freedom and purpose that we’ve been gifted… Read more.
True Light Church of the Nazarene is led by Pastor Alice Piggee-Wallack, and this congregation is truly bringing the Light of Christ into the community. True Light has various ministries that reach out to those in need at and near its location at 31st and Charlotte, in Kansas City, Missouri.
This is a Sudanese church that meets in two locations: near the downtown airport and also in the NE KC, MO area.
Vineyard Community is currently supporting efforts to build a school outside of Varanasi, India for the Dalits, the “untouchables” of the Indian caste system. This effort is led by a missionary Vineyard Community has been supporting for almost twenty years. The church also supports a project leader at Engineering Ministries International, supporting ministry-based construction projects all over the globe.
At its core, Westbrooke Church has a vision for Christ-centered transformation both locally and globally. Westbrooke is committed to growing a missional mindset as a church body and partnering with others for greater impact for the glory of Christ and fulfilling the great commission. Westbrooke Church is honored to become an Alliance Church with The Sending Project. We are excited to take this next step in collaboration and experience in new ways what God is doing in the Kansas City area… Read more.
Westside Family Church has been modeling the multi-church missions strategy for some time now, with their mission to South Africa… Read more.
Woods Chapel Church is a mission-centered congregation, and it is the heart of our church. From local missions to global missions and mission trips, we have something for all ages: supplying our food panty, volunteering in our food pantry, children’s clothing closet, working with Harvesters to provide food for children, an adoption ministry, a prom boutique for underprivileged teens, supplying meals at Ronald McDonald House, supporting an orphanage in Russia, a community garden, family mission trips, sponsoring villages in Nicaragua, and more. We invite you to come serve with us in God’s Kingdom… Read more.