Caring for others is very important to carry on God's work

Caring ministries


A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another:
just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”  

John 13:34-35 

Community blood Center

There is a critical, nation-wide blood shortage. The local Community Blood Center is calling on our community to make appointments to visit a donor center as COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the process of donating blood. You can learn more and understand the safety in donating and schedule an appointment by going online to visit their local center…

bread of life

The Atonement Bread of Life Ministry consists of 20+ lay ministers who have been trained for and have a passion to visit our home-bound members and to take them Communion. We serve over 30 home-bound individuals each month, and in these visits God’s work is being done, and relationships are being developed and nourished. In addition…

grief support

Grief Support The Faith & Grief Ministry is offering in-person support gatherings on the first Tuesday of the month from noon to 1:00 p.m. at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Road in Prairie Village. Here you may come to a safe place to remember your loved one, to be among others who have suffered loss,…

parish nurses

Our Parish Nurses Team meets monthly at Atonement, on the second Tuesday from 1:00-2:00pm in room 108, performing a much-appreciated service of ministry and caring. The Parish Nurses group includes registered nurses and others who recognize the need for those going through health issues to have a caring presence through their church (being an RN…

prayer ministry

We are honored to bring your prayer requests before God and our community, and offer a variety of ways to connect with others in prayer. Please see below and contact Deacon Cherri Jestmore to learn more. Prayers of the People: The Prayers of the People are written by Atonement members, and offered during weekend worship services.…

stephen MINISTRY

Stephen Ministers are members of our congregation who receive special training to provide one-on-one Christian caregiving to Atonement members and friends who are experiencing life’s problems. A Stephen Minister serves as a non-judgmental Christian friend who meets periodically with the care receiver in a quiet setting to listen, ask questions, and provide support. All conversations are…

caring for self

​For those who are experiencing grief you may want to read: Understanding Grief, Helping Yourself Heal by Alan Wolfelt. This is a classic resource that helps guide the bereaved person through loss and provides insights into working through the personal grief process. For more grief books and websites of interest to teens, parents, spouses please…