FIRST THINGS FIRST

We’d love to get to know you over a cup of coffee! When you arrive on a Sunday morning, you will be offered complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries, which we enjoy together before the service. This is just one way that we try to cultivate a friendly, hospitable community at Vineyard.

WHAT HAPPENS ON A TYPICAL SUNDAY?

Our service begins at 9:30 AM, come early to enjoy some snacks, coffee and tea, and an opportunity to greet one another and make new friends. We join in song to worship God. After worshipping through music, we dismiss the Kindergarten through 12th grade children to head to their Sunday school classroom. Then we sit down together, and Cody our pastor, or someone else from our community will share a message from the Bible. After the message, we respond to what we have heard through song and prayer. After the service, people often linger to chat, catch up, pray together, and (of course) drink more coffee.  

WHAT ABOUT MY CHILDREN?

If you have children in Pre-K or younger and you’d like them to attend a kids’ class, our greeters will direct you toward our children’s table for check-in when you arrive. Children Kindergarten to 8th grade can join their parents in the auditorium for worship, and then go to their classroom between worship and the message. We have great children’s and youth ministries, and we encourage your children to take part. However, if you prefer, you’re also welcome to have your child of any age join you in the auditorium for the duration of the service.  

Please take a look at our Next Steps page to see how to get connected during and after your visit.

LOCATION

10601 HUTTON ROAD KANSAS CITY, KS 66109 

These Next Steps are here to help make meeting people and navigating this new community fun and easy. At Vineyard, we want everyone to grow in their relationships with others and Jesus. This means that everyone gets to be family and that everybody gets to be a part of what’s happening. We want every person to enjoy who God made them, and others, to be.

Some ways you can get started are…

 

CONNECT CARD

Please fill out the form on our Connect page or the Connect Card found in the seats and Information wall on Sunday. We will communicate what’s happening at Vineyard with you and help you find a good fit if you'd like to get involved. 

VINEYARD LIFE

The best way to get to know others at Vineyard is to gather with others during the week. Life Groups and training classes happen throughout the year. A current list of Life Groups and Training Classes is included in the Sunday program, as well as the Life Groups page and Training Class page.

TEAMS

We have several different ministry teams on which you can serve with others right away. Fill out the form for the team that you are interested on our Teams page.  

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Cody Busick Lead Pastor

Cody is the lead pastor at Vineyard. Prior to moving to Kansas City in 2018, he was a lead pastor and church planter of  Vineyard churches in California and Colorado and was the High School and College Pastor at North Coast Calvary Chapel in Carlsbad, CA.

His first interaction with the Vineyard was as a teen in San Luis Obispo, CA, where he began to follow Jesus at the SLO Vineyard. Cody loves the local church and learning with others about how we can love our neighbors and cities with Jesus.

He has a BS in Business from San Diego Christian College and a Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary. Cody and his wife, Michelle have three sons.

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Kelsey Bradfield Kid’s Director

Kelsey is the kids ministry director at Vineyard. She started her role as the kids ministry director in April of 2018. She was introduced to Vineyard through an invitation from a friend and has been coming to Vineyard KC West since 2015. 

 Outside of kids ministry she is an administrative coordinator for the kidney transplant team at the University of Kansas Hospital. Kelsey and her husband reside in Piper and enjoy being a part of the community.

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Larissa Colombo Office Manager

Larissa is the Care Director at Vineyard. She has been a part of the Vineyard since 2013, but started as the Care Director in September 2017. 

Larissa and her husband have two daughters. In her free time, she loves to read. Her favorite subject is American History. 

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Michelle Busick Youth & Women

(Bio coming soon)

We desire to be a community that experiences and expresses the love and grace of the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. We believe every local church is a unique expression of Jesus in their community. Our Purpose, Focus, Practices and Values speak of this expression.

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Statement of Faith

God The King And The Holy Trinity

We believe that God is the Eternal King. He is an infinite, unchangeable Spirit, perfect in holiness, wisdom, goodness, justice, power, and love. From all eternity He exists as the One Living and True God in three persons of one substance, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, equal in power and glory.

God The King: The Creator And Ruler Of All Things

We believe that God’s kingdom is everlasting. From His throne, through His Son, His eternal Word, God created, upholds and governs all that exists: the heavenly places, the angelic hosts, the universe, the earth, every living thing, and human beings. God created all things very good.

Counterfeit Kingdom: Satan And Demonic Hosts

We believe that Satan, originally a great, good angel, rebelled against God, taking a host of angels with him. He was cast out of God’s presence and, as a usurper of God’s rule, established a counter-kingdom of darkness and evil on the earth.

The Kingdom In Creation, The Fall, And The Doctrine Of Original Sin

We believe that God created mankind in His image, male and female, for relationship with Himself and to govern the earth. Under the temptation of Satan, our original parents fell from grace, bringing sin, sickness, and God’s judgment of death to the earth. Through the fall, Satan and his demonic hosts gained access to God’s good creation. Creation now experiences the consequences and efects of Adam’s original sin. Human beings are born in sin, subject to God’s judgment of death, and captive to Satan’s kingdom of darkness.

God’s Providence, Kingdom Law, And Covenants

We believe that God did not abandon His rule over the earth, which He continues to uphold by His providence. In order to bring redemption, God established covenants which revealed His grace to sinful people. In the covenant with Abraham, God bound Himself to His people Israel, promising to deliver them from bondage to sin and Satan and to bless all the nations through them. We believe that as King, God later redeemed His people by His mighty acts from bondage in Egypt and established His covenant through Moses, revealing His perfect will and our obligation to fulfill it. The law’s purpose is to order our fallen race and to make us conscious of our moral responsibility. By the work of God’s Spirit, it convicts us of our sin and God’s righteous judgment against us and brings us to Christ alone for salvation. We believe that when Israel rejected God’s rule over her as King, God established the monarchy in Israel and made an unconditional covenant with David, promising that his heir would restore God’s kingdom and reign over His people as Messiah forever.

Christ The Mediator And Eternal King

We believe that in the fullness of time, God honored His covenants with Israel and His prophetic promises of salvation by sending His Son, Jesus, into the world. Conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary, as fully God and fully human in one person, He is humanity as God intended us to be. Jesus was anointed as God’s Messiah and empowered by the Holy Spirit, inaugurating God’s kingdom reign on earth, overpowering the reign of Satan by resisting temptation, preaching the good news of salvation, healing the sick, casting out demons, and raising the dead. Gathering His disciples, He reconstituted God’s people as His Church to be the instrument of His kingdom. After dying for the sins of the world, Jesus was raised from the dead on the third day, fulfilling the covenant of blessing given to Abraham. In His sinless, perfect life Jesus met the demands of the law and in His atoning death on the cross He took God’s judgment for sin, which we deserve as law-breakers. By His death on the cross He also disarmed the demonic powers. The covenant with David was fulfilled in Jesus’ birth from David’s house, His Messianic ministry, His glorious resurrection from the dead, His ascent into heaven, and His present rule at the right hand of the Father. As God’s Son and David’s heir, He is the eternal Messiah-King, advancing God’s reign throughout every generation and throughout the whole earth today.

The Ministry Of The Holy Spirit

We believe that the Holy Spirit was poured out on the Church at Pentecost in power, baptizing believers into the Body of Christ and releasing the gifs of the Spirit to them. The Spirit brings the permanent indwelling presence of God to us for spiritual worship, personal sanctification, building up the Church, gifting us for ministry, and driving back the kingdom of Satan by the evangelization of the world through proclaiming the word of Jesus and doing the works of Jesus. We believe that the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Jesus Christ and that He is our abiding Helper, Teacher, and Guide. We believe in the filling or the empowering of the Holy Spirit, ofen a conscious experience, for ministry today. We believe in the present ministry of the Spirit and in the exercise of all of the biblical gifs of the Spirit. We practice the laying on of hands for the empowering of the Spirit, for healing, and for recognition and empowering of those whom God has ordained to lead and serve the Church.

The Suficiency Of Scripture

We believe that the Holy Spirit inspired the human authors of Holy Scripture so that the Bible is without error in the original manuscripts. We receive the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments as our final, absolute authority, the only infallible rule of faith and practice.

The Power Of The Gospel Over The Kingdom Of Darkness

We believe that the whole world is under the domination of Satan and that all people are sinners by nature and choice. All people therefore are under God’s just judgment. Through the preaching of the Good News of Jesus and the kingdom of God, and the work of the Holy Spirit, God regenerates, justifies, adopts, and sanctifies, through Jesus by the Spirit, all who repent of their sins and trust in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. By this they are released from Satan’s domain and enter into God’s kingdom reign.

The Church: Instrument Of The Kingdom

We believe in the one, holy, universal Church. All who repent of their sins and confess Jesus as Lord and Savior are regenerated by the Holy Spirit and form the living Body of Christ, of which He is the head and of which we are all members.

Baptism And The Lord’s Supper

We believe that Jesus Christ committed two ordinances to the Church: water baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Both are available to all believers.

The Kingdom Of God And The Final Judgment

We believe that God’s kingdom has come in the ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ, that it continues to come in the ministry of the Spirit through the Church, and that it will be consummated in the glorious, visible, and triumphant appearing of Christ – His return to the earth as King. Afer Christ returns to reign, He will bring about the final defeat of Satan and all of his minions and works, the resurrection of the dead, the final judgment and the eternal blessing of the righteous, and eternal conscious punishment of the wicked. Finally, God will be all in all and His kingdom, His rule and reign, will be fulfilled in the new heavens and the new earth, recreated by His mighty power, in which righteousness dwells and in which He will forever be worshipped.

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