All Souls Kansas City

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Annual Call for Artists

  ALL SOULS GALLERY, located in All Souls Unitarian-Universalist Church, seeks artists for monthly shows, 2018-2019. We accept paintings, photography, watercolor, fiber and other 2D works. Prospective exhibitors are encouraged to visit the gallery to see lighting, measure display areas and determine how their work might fit the available space. The All Souls Gallery, established […]

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From Here to There, by Ray Hill, through May 30, 2018

A photo exhibit by Ray Hill retired Middle School Social Studies and English Teacher from Kansas City, Missouri. He received a camera as partial payment for one of his part-time jobs. He enrolled in a photography class at a local community center to learn how to use it, taking photos of family, students and just […]

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Services now available live and archived on YouTube

  Most services are now streamed live and and archived on YouTube. Click here to watch streaming video on Sunday mornings at 11:15. Guest speakers may decline from one or both options. In this case there would be no recording.   Click here to find the YouTube channel and archives.

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Flame Test

Read the newsletter in the window below or click on the following to download the newsletter: February FLAME 2018 

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Who are UU? What am I?

We are so glad you found us in your free and responsible search for meaning. Please take a moment to watch this short video for an idea of who we are, what we believe individually, and how we act on our shared values. If this video describes you or a group of people who you […]

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NOW AVAILABLE for $15–Tending the Flame: A history of Liberal Religion in Kansas City

Tending the Flame: A History of Liberal Religion in Kansas City is a comprehensive history of All Souls UU Church —  the years of success and the  years of disaster (natural and man-made); the ministers — much loved and respected, and others largely forgotten. You can pick it up at church for $15 or if you […]

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“Words That Come Before All Else,” November 19th, 2017, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon.   We gather this morning on the eve of Thanksgiving; A holiday both simple in its premise, and complex in the history of our nation and culture. Gratitude for an abundant harvest is one of the oldest motifs in religious imagery; It is found in both pagan and […]

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“The Promise and the Practice,” November 12th, 2017, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

How can we learn to stop putting white consciousness and comfort at the center of our common life, and become intentional about lifting up the voices and experience of people of color? What would it be like if our UU worship service centered entirely around the voices and the experiences of black Unitarian Universalists? What truths might […]

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“(Trans)gressing Boundaries,” November 5th, 2017, with Jack Gaede

I wonder what strength has it taken for you to be you? What fences have you busted out of? What voices did you refuse to listen to? What was keeping you small? You might not know what strength it takes to be me, but what about you? Click here to start at the sermon.   […]

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“Immunities,” October 22, 2017, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

I want to propose that what we do, right here in this religious movement, and this very church community, is to try to build those immunities.  If we are effective in what we are attempting, both in our religious education program, and in our mission and covenant work as a whole, we would make the […]

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