Join Us As We Celebrate
The Ministry Of
The Reverend Sally Wright
As many of you know, Rev. Sally Wright has left the ranks of Acting Associate Executive Presbyter.
We want to celebrate her time with us, to thank her for her ministry as one of the staff at Heartland Presbytery, and wish her the best as she moves into her Interim Pastoral Care role at Village Presbyterian Church.  We invite you to celebrate with us during a presbytery wide open house farewell.
When: Wednesday, May 1st
Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Where: Second Presbyterian Church
318 E 55th St, Kansas City, MO 64113
We will be collecting cards and notes of well-wishes and appreciation at the celebration.
We hope to see you there.


Isaiah 43:19 – Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.



Season of Easter to September–Upcoming Events- Save the Dates

Tuesday, May 14th, 9:00am – 3:00pm –  Heartland Presbytery at the Zoo – see information below.

Heartland Presbytery Reads: – Our next book is “GROUNDED” by Diana Butler Bass.  Then  Join us for our discussion on Thursday, May 23rd, Noon – 1:30pm (Note the new time!), at the Presbytery Office- Linwood Room.  Bring your own lunch!  Additional information below.

Friday June 28th – 9:00am – 1:00pm  Minister’s Communion and mini retreat with Rev. Matt Syrdal- Praying with the Creation.  Matt Syrdal, PCUSA Minister and founder of WilderSoul and Seminary in the Wild, will lead us through a morning of outdoor exploration, restoration, and reflection and a time of celebration sharing the Eucharist together -refer to information at the bottom of es scream.


Deepening Our Connection – NOTE: No meeting in April.  We will meet in June!

Conscious Church Leadership: Tools To Lead Your Congregations That They Never Taught You In Seminary or Officer Training:

Topic this month:  Leading With Appreciation

Wednesday, June 12th, 12:00pm -1:30pm  – Village Presbyterian Church, Bring your own Lunch! This is open for any and all church leaders.

Our very own IEP, Dee Cooper, will be leading us through an embodied exploration and experiences around conflict, communication, and the drama triangle. These are tools Dee has taught and coached several coaches, clergy, chaplains, social workers and therapists around the country.

Zoom is available if you can’t attend in person: 

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Heartland Presbytery Reads: Deepening Our Connections

Our next book is “GROUNDED” by Diana Butler Bass.  Then  Join us for our discussion on Thursday, May 23rd, Noon – 1:30pm, at the Presbytery Office- Linwood Room.  Bring your own lunch!

Deepening Our Connections Season 2: Heartland Presbytery Day at the Zoo

Save the Date!!!

If We Could talk to the Animals….

A Day of Exploration of Why Animals Matter to People of Faith
Tuesday, May 14th
Kansas City Zoo * 9:00am – we will gather in the Aquarium Room
Admission $16 ($8 if you are Jackson County Resident) *Admission is paid directly to the zoo upon entrance

Registration is OPEN – Get Details and Register Here!