Upcoming Events


Current Sermon Series: “Back to Basics”

Learn more about our current series, and join us for worship on Sundays at 8:15 a.m. in the Chapel or 10:15 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

2019 Spring Programs Guide

Check out what’s coming up at Second by downloading the 2019 Spring Programs Guide.

Annual Meeting & Potluck

Join us on Sunday, February 10, at 11:30 a.m. in Westminster Hall for Second’s Annual Meeting and Potluck. Come to hear about how Christ has been at work in our congregation and community over the past year and hear updates about Second’s building, mission and ministry. This is a called meeting of the congregation and will include a space for presentations by Session members and time for questions from all gathered. In addition, members will vote on the Terms of Call for pastors. For the potluck, we ask those with names A-M to bring a salad and N-Z to bring a side or dessert. Ham and potato casserole will be provided.

Coffee and Baklava Interfaith Event

Join us for an interfaith Coffee and Baklava event with our Muslim friends from The Dialogue Institute on Sunday, February 17, from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Westminster Hall. Together, we will enjoy baklava and coffee as we make connections and share in conversation.

Love Your Muslim Neighbor Dinners

This year, we’re inviting you to spend time getting to know our Muslim neighbors by sharing meals with them throughout the Spring. Learn more and sign up.

Calvin Arsenia Concert: A Fundraiser for Second and The Open Table

Kansas City native Calvin Arsenia will bring his world-renowned vocal and harp talents to Second for a sensational performance on Saturday, February 23, at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the event page.

Open Book Discussion

Open Book Discussion will meet on Wednesday, February 13, at 7 p.m. in the Parlor to discuss Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. In this captivating story, Westover describes her isolating experience growing up as the daughter of survivalists in the mountains of Idaho. Invite a friend and join us for a great discussion.

20s/30s/40s Discussion Class

Second’s 20s/30s/40s group will offer a two-week discussion class on Nadia Bolz-Weber’s new book, Shameless: A Sexual Reformation. We will meet on Sundays, February 10 and 17, at 9 a.m. in Westminster Hall. For more information, contact Jimmy Itczak at

Middle School Youth Lock-In

Our middle school youth lock-in is coming up on Friday, February 15. Contact Jimmy Itczak at for more information.

Second Tweens

Second Tweens, our group for 4th-5th graders, meets every month for lunch, games, adventures and more. Join us from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the following Sundays: February 10, March 10, April 14 and May 12. We will meet in Westminster Hall by the doughnuts.

Family Party: Stepping into Lent

All families with children 5th grade and younger are invited to join us for a “Family Party: Stepping into Lent,” on Saturday, March 2, from 10:30 a.m. – noon in Westminster Hall. Activities will include storytelling, a scavenger hunt all around the church, and making trail mix to share! Questions? Contact Shelley Wyche at

Second Family Camp

Second Family Camp is just around the corner! This year, we’ll be gathering again at Heartland Camp for a weekend of family, fun and friends as we make some brand new memories together. Save the date: April 12-14. We will be talking about building our families LEGO-style with our theme, “Everything is Awesome!” Cabin and camping options will be available. Sign up today!

Downtown Bible Study

The Downtown Bible Study is spending several weeks looking at passages in the Hebrew scriptures. Join us each Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. in the fourth social room of San Francisco Tower at Crown Center. Questions? Contact Bill Tammeus at or 816-926-0366.

The Open Table

The Open Table is a community of peace and reconciliation in a city divided. The Open Table gathers from 6:30-8 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays each month around shared meals, songs, and short topical discussions about how spirituality and life intersect. All are encouraged to participate, from contributing to the meal, assisting with setup of our common spaces, or leading a short discussion/experience. For more information, please visit