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Church programs for Monday, Jan. 22 will resume their normal schedule at all locations this evening.

Programming Note:

Leawood’s Sunday night in-person worship has been moved to 4 pm for Sunday, February 11. 

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Civic Engagement

Our Mission

“The United Methodist Church believes God’s love for the world is an active and engaged love, a love seeking justice and liberty. We cannot just be observers. So we care enough about people’s lives to risk interpreting God’s love, to take a stand, to call each of us into a response, no matter how controversial or complex. The church helps us think and act out a faith perspective, not just responding to all the other “mind makers-up” that exist in our society…

Taking an active stance in society is nothing new for followers of John Wesley. He set the example for us to combine personal and social piety. Ever since predecessor churches to United Methodism flourished in the United States, we have been known as a denomination involved with people’s lives, with political and social struggles, having local to international mission implications. Such involvement is an expression of the personal change we experience in our baptism and conversion.”


What's on Your Ballot? Vote Local!

City Councils are a highly important but often overlooked governing body that identifies service and project priorities for the community such as affordable housing, zoning regulations, and road pavement. 

Local School Boards develop the annual budget to run the school system, hire and evaluate the superintendent, and set school policies such as history curriculum and what books school libraries can stock.

Local election winners are sometimes determined by less than 100 votes! Don’t give your power to someone who may not have the same priorities as you do but who makes the time to vote.


Voter Information

Kansas Voters

Are you registered? Do you know your early voting options? Are you informed? Click the button below to learn everything you need to take action and VOTE!

Johnson County Election Office

Click the button below to learn everything you need to know about voting in Johnson County.

Missouri Voters

Missouri State Law has specific photo ID and notary requirements for in-person and mail-in voting. Find out more about requirement and polling locations at the link below. 

Jackson County Election Board

Click the button below to learn everything you need to know about voting in Jackson County.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We do not support nor oppose any candidate or political party. We strive to engage all individuals, households, communities, and policymakers in creating a more perfect democracy. The League is fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in both principle and in practice.

League of Women Voters JoCo

The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Kansas is a nonpartisan, grassroots civic organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to people 16 years and older, of all gender identities. With 100 years of experience, the League is one of America’s oldest and most trusted civic nonprofit organizations.

League of Women Voters MO Counties

The League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay Platte Counties (LWVKCJCP) is an active, nonpartisan organization. Hallmarks of the organization include registering and educating voters, informative, timely meetings and actively working on issues. We neither support nor oppose candidates or political parties, but we do work on legislation and policies of concern to members and the public.

Election Information You Need

Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, is a “one-stop-shop” for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information.

Inspire Others to Vote

More than 40% of Kansas voters still sit out most elections…but you can change that! Your friends are 10x more likely to vote if you ask them. Come join our weekly Voter to Voter Ambassador trainings, and we’ll give you the tools you need to get your friends voting!