Faith Development

Connect with others. Create community. Grow in your faith.

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.

Interested in small groups, workshops, or upcoming events?

Email Rev. Kristin Riegel at to learn more about what’s coming up.

Sundays at Second. 8:30-9:30 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!

Second Thoughts Gathering

Meets in Room 318 (Third 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.


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.