Our History

Watershed is a community of people who have covenanted together on mission in our neighborhood. Each of us plays a large role in this mission, and we value the role that each person plays in the larger community. This mission began with a big dream for church planting and a trip to Kansas City in September 2006. This dream became a reality in January 2009, when half the original team, Paul and Amanda Bartel (along with their three boys, Micah, Silas, and Salem) moved to Kansas City from Oklahoma. The other half of the team, Jason and Nancy Phelps (and their two daughters, Ella and Elysha), joined them in August 2009. The adventure continues…