Connectional Worship Links

Each week for the next couple months, the presbytery will be providing a shared summer worship experience, with a different pastor providing the service. Here are the participants, along with links to their submissions.

July 5—The Rev. Cindy Kohlmann, former Co-Moderator of General Assembly and Resource Presbyter of Northern New England and Boston Presbytery. Video and Bulletin/Other Resources.

July 12—The Fabulous Five: the Rev. Elizabeth Strobel; the Rev. Jason Carle, Overland Park Presbyterian Church; the Rev. Nikki Cooley, First Presbyterian Church—Liberty; the Rev. Dr. Rachel Dannar, First Presbyterian Church—Atchison and the Rev. Scott Phillips, Northminster Presbyterian Church. Video

July 19—The Rev. Liz Lindsey, Higginsville Presbyterian Church. Video and Bulletin/Other Resources.

July 26—The Rev. Landon Whitsitt, Mid-America Synod Executive. Video and Other Resources.

August 2—The Rev. Dr. Dee Cooper, Interim Executive Presbyter, Heartland Presbytery. Video and Bulletin.

August 9—The Rev. Steven Andrew, Parkville Presbyterian Church. Video and Bulletin/Other Resources.

August 16—The Rev. Sheri Fry, Interim Associate Executive Presbyter, Heartland Presbytery.

August 23—The Rev. Brian Ellison, Stated Clerk of Heartland Presbytery and the Synod of Mid-America and Executive Director of Covenant Network.

August 30—The Rev. Sarah Butler, First Presbyterian Church—Albany and King City Presbyterian Church.


Dear Siblings in Christ,

As the COVID-19 Pandemic expands and impacts our nation, our states, our cities and towns, and our communities, we want to provide you with many resources of information and support in navigating these unknown waters.

In this time of the COVID-19 virus, Heartland Presbytery staff are following the Mayor’s Stay-at-Home order. The office is closed. For our meetings we will have set up zoom links for your meetings. If you need to get a hold of any of the staff, please call their extension. All voicemails left here will be forwarded to an email alert system and then forward to the appropriate staff person for reply. We will be checking our emails regularly. 

For more information and resources, visit our COVID-19 page for ongoing updated resources in ministry and support. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this difficult time.

Please know we are here for you, to support you.

Blessings and take care,

Dee Cooper, Brian Ellison, Sheri Fry, Michelle Jones, Melissa Scheffler

2020-2021 Planning Calendars Are Here!

It’s time to order the 2020-2021 Presbyterian Planning Calendar. Order through Heartland Presbytery to take advantage of the discounted rate of $11.00 each.

The 2020–2021 Presbyterian Planning Calendar is an invaluable resource for the whole church that offers numerous useful features that keep you in touch with the church and its ongoing life and work. Calendar pages begin with September 1, 2020, and end with December 31, 2021.

Calendars have arrived at the Presbytery Office! Due to the continued coronavirus pandemic, the Presbytery has decided to cover the shipping costs and will be sending your calendars to you shortly.

If you have already placed your order and did not request that your calendar be mailed, please contact Michelle Jones, at the Presbytery Office (816.924.1730 or and give her your mailing address. If you still haven’t ordered your calendar, it isn’t too late. Please place your order here.

As the body of Christ, we [Heartland Presbytery] covenant with God and each other to affirm our unity in Jesus Christ and share Christ’s ministry with others as the Holy Spirit leads us.

 -Adopted September 18, 2007

We are a Matthew 25 presbytery!

Our congregation has accepted the PC(USA)’s invitation to follow Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 25:31–46 by becoming active disciples and making a difference in our community and the world. For more details on what this means, visit our Matthew 25 page.

Did you know that we have a FACEBOOK page?  Click here to follow the link and “Like” our page.  We’d love for you to “Share” it, too. 

  Heartland Presbytery

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