Small Groups. Events. Classes. Workshops.

Learn and Grow. Share conversation. Be part of a community.

Second offers small groups, classes, and events for adults of all ages and stages of life. No matter where you are on your faith journey, you’re welcome here.

Sundays at Second. 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Come to meet new people and grow in your faith. Stop by to find the group that’s right for you — classes and groups are open to everyone, including visitors!

Sunday Speaker Series

Different guest speakers discuss topics related to faith and life. Meets in the Community Room (1st Floor).

Second Thoughts Gathering

Meets in Meeting Room A (1st floor)

Join us each week as we “talk back” to previous sermons and anticipate this week’s.

Covenant Class

Meets in the Library (1st floor)

Join us for bible study and conversation, as we explore different topics and themes in the Hebrew Scriptures and New Testament.

The Beatitudes for Today: Making Sense of Jesus’ Most Famous Sermon
Sundays, August 5 – October 21, in the Library (First Floor)
Blessed are the meek, the poor in spirit, those who mourn… this doesn’t sound like the world we live in. Join the Covenant Class as we explore the beginning of Jesus’ most famous sermon and what his words mean for us as Christians today. Each week, we’ll explore a different section of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12).

Second Cup

Meets in the Parlor (1st floor)

Join other parents for a second cup of coffee and casual conversation about life, family, and faith. All are welcomed.

“God’s Promise – I Am With You” PW Bible Study

Meets in the Parlor (1st floor) & Bishop Spencer Place

What a timely message! Presbyterian Women Horizons Bible Study — open to both men and women – will focus on God’s reassuring promise of being present in our lives. The study guide is free to class participants. Join us at one of these gatherings:

  • September 16October 21November 11 (*2nd Sunday*), December 16 at 9:00 a.m. in the Parlor (First Floor)
  • PW Circle will meet every first Thursday at noon at Bishop Spencer Place, beginning October 4.


During the Week

Second’s Book Group

Second Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Second’s Book Discussion group meets for thought-provoking conversations and community every second Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Gallery (1st floor). Don’t have time to read the book? Come anyway!

Bridge (Social Gathering)

Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in the Gallery (First Floor)

Come to play a friendly hand or two of Bridge. No partner needed.

Downtown Bible Study

Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 p.m., San Francisco Towers at Crown Center (2510 Grand Blvd #101, KCMO 64108) – Social Room

Looking for a weekly Bible study to challenge your mind and encourage your heart? Join us for a weekly bible study in the Social Room at the San Francisco Towers at Crown Center. Bring a sack lunch and you’ll be done by 1 p.m. For details, contact Bill Tammeus at or 816-926-0366.

Creative Spirits

Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Artists of all levels gather to create works in a collaborative and casual setting in the library. All are welcomed. To learn more, contact Marcia Tammeus.

Faith Development Committee

The Faith Development Committee provides opportunities for people to deepen their faith and grow as disciples of Christ, individually and as a community.

Interested in exploring topics of spirituality, faith, and life? Join us in developing classes, workshops, events and small groups at Second.

To learn more about the Faith Development Committee, contact Rev. Kristin Riegel at

Interfaith Resources

During our interfaith sermon series we discussed Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, and their common origins as Abrahamic faiths.

Throughout the series we compiled a list of interfaith resources, submitted by members and staff. To view the list of resources click here.