All Souls Kansas City

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Carver Amigos

All Souls UU and Carver Dual Language Elementary School are successfully partnering to increase student achievement through tutoring, mentoring, classroom assistance, special projects and financial aid.  Stay active and involved! Join us, the Carver Amigos.  Fill a need on your own schedule, an hour a week, more or less. There are many ways to help.

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Forum

The All Souls Forum continues to contribute a major portion of the Sunday morning program, through 39 or 40, hour-long,  professional presentations and discussions each year. Topics cover significant issues, especially those involving ethical values in the contemporary world.  With topics ranging from politics and global warming to enrichment of global understanding and the arts, […]

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Transylvanian Partner Church Committee

We sponsor pilgrimage visits to  our  village and church of Nyaradgalfalva, in the Romanian homeland of Unitarianism and freedom of conscience. We raise and donate $1200 a year to our partner church, by putting on lunches and dinners. We share friendships and knowledge of their historic Unitarianism at this time of fascinating but difficult changes.

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reStart

One of SRB’s long-term (as in over 20 years!!) initiatives is the monthly preparation of a meal at this organization’s site, just east of downtown Kansas City. reStart is a non-denominational organization whose mission is, as it says in their logo, “empowering people, ending homelessness”. We serve somewhere between 75 and 100 people dinner on the 4th Sunday […]

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MORE2

All Souls UU is a founding Congregational member of the Metropolitan Organization for Racial and Economic Equity. MORE2 is a coalition of 30 congregations that work on race issues in workforce development, criminal justice, immigration, Medicaid expansion, and education. Our current core team is led by Angela Allard, working on Immigration, and Lon Swearingen, working on Education issues. Watch […]

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Green Sanctuary

GREEN SANCTUARY is an expression of UU’s 7th principle, the interdependence of the planet’s elements. It promotes ecological relevance to social justice. For example, as of the Summer 2016, we’re attempting to increase congregational awareness of recycling. For fundraising, we sell Equal Exchange, organic, fair trade products. Committee is currently chaired by Tracy Van Quathem.

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Budget Guidelines up for vote May ’17

This policy was approved as revised at the March board meeting and will up for a second vote in May. Budget Guidelines_Mar 14 2017 If you have questions or concerns, please contact Carrie Bader, the President of the Board of Trustees at board@allsoulskc.org  

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“For the Longest Time, ” February 26, 2017, Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

What I also know is that adventures are good for us.  Shaking up the routine is a way of renewing our creativity, and perspective, and energy.  And as precious as our covenant connections are, sometimes it’s important to try out our solo wings for a while. Click here to start at the sermon.  So can […]

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AV seeking volunteers

We are looking for some folks to help out on Sunday mornings with various parts of getting our message out for all to hear. Besides training all time commitments are during the service. Run the cameras for the live streaming/recording to YouTube. Our current camera operator will be away frequently durring the next 6 months. […]

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“Meeting at the Intersection,” February 19, 2017, Kendyl Gibbons

  I believe, and our religion teaches, that the path of right relation and liberation begins with the holy silence of authentic listening, and the speaking of long-silenced voices into that attention; telling their stories, and their pain, and their truth. Action that comes before that human connection of hearing at a deep level, is […]

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