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

Caring for Others


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

 Giving blood truly is the “gift of life,” and we encourage members and visitors to share this life-giving gift with our community. Please note that you can donate whole blood every 56 days, and double red cells every 112 days. The Community Blood Center welcomes individuals to reserve their donation time on the Blood Center’s…

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

The Faith & Grief Ministry offers a luncheon on the first Tuesdays of each month, from 12:00-noon-1:00pm, 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, and to be in the hands of…

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

No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, know that God is with you every step of the way. During this time of uncertainty and social distancing, we invite you to begin your days with these suggestions from former Central States Synod Bishop Roger Gustafson: Take a few minutes first thing in the morning…