We are a new, life-giving church for the Northland whose mission is to see our city changed by Jesus, one life at a time by helping people to discover Life in Christ, Belonging in Community and Purpose in Calling.



Northland Christian School
10500 N Arrowhead Trafficway, Kansas City, MO 64155


SUNDAYS 9:00 and 10:45AM


To help people discover belonging in community is a part of Discover Church’s mission. But, for the Schwent’s, community is more than just a strategy to build a church…it is a vital component to their everyday life. Whether it is during their monthly date nights, being silly with their three kids (Micah, Carson & Gunner) or sharing stories & laughs with friends, Jernigan & Jessica love to live life to the fullest with others!

Jernigan spent 11 years as a Pastor at Abundant Life Church. Over the last few years of that tenure, God began putting a dream in his and Jessica’s hearts to start a new, life-giving church in the Northland of Kansas City where people could discover a community of people to laugh with. To create memories with. To do life with. A place to belong.

With the blessing & support of Abundant Life, Jernigan & Jessica moved to the Northland in June of 2017 to pursue their dream of building a church where people could discover belonging in community in a way that has been so vital to their own lives. Their hope is that through community, people might also begin to discover the life & purpose that God has for their lives.


Keep up to date with latest news and content from Discover Church.

DC Stories: #goals edition// Sarah & Mallory’s Story

On Sunday we continued our series #goals: how to live a life that matters.  Jernigan preached on the belief that “found people find people.”  He used the story of Andrew’s encounter with Jesus to illustrate this belief.  As we were developing content for this message,...

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DC Stories: Lily’s Story

    I came to Discover Church from a dry and thirsty land as I’m sure many others have as well. It is cool waters to a thirsty soul for me. I LOVE this new series that Jernigan is preaching, “How to Train an Elephant.”  The mind is the battleground! I’d say! We can...

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DC Stories: Idols Edition// Rachel’s Story

“...The thief comes to steal, kill and destroy.” Addiction was destroying me, killing who I was created to be and stealing my heart; leaving seemingly nothing but emptiness. Narcotics, alcohol, sex; no! Those were not my drug of choice. My conservative,...

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We believe Sunday is the best day of the week! Join us at Northland Christian School for our worship experience.


The best way to discover life, belonging & purpose is through our Next Steps course. Held on Sundays during the second service.


There is a place for you to belong here. Groups is the best way to find your place and learn how your life can be changed for the better!


We believe God has placed a dream in your heart. We not only want to help you discover it, we want to walk it out with you! Join the team and make a difference!


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