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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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“Paths of Resistance,” October 14th, 2017, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

For if we can be faithful to what this one day offers, and what it asks of us, and if that day serves to bend the arc of justice and in some way redeem the suffering of the world, that is as much as anybody needs to pray for. Click here to go to the […]

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“Looking Backward or Moving Forward?” October 1, 2017, Jack Gaede, Intern Minister

In my study of Unitarian Universalism, I have often been left in awe at our ability to encounter and accept revolutionary ideas. And yet I have also been consistently surprised by the history of our own self-centeredness. Click here to jump to the sermon. Picture it with me…the year is 1543. The printing press has […]

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“As We Were Saying…,” September 24th, 2017, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Religious community is a powerful force, but it has its limitations.  It cannot hold back the hurricane winds, or stop the slow grinding of tectonic plates that makes for earthquakes.  It cannot change the outcome of past elections, nor prevent the misuse of power by corrupted souls.  Some would say that the gods can do […]

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“Healing Waters Ingathering,” September 17th, with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Wade a little deeper, farther from the shore; Let the current lift and lead me, more and more.    

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Now Hiring: Church Administrator

All Souls is seeking a full-time Church Administrator to manage operations for our mid-sized church located in the KC Plaza area. The Administrator reports directly to the Senior Minister, supervises five subordinates, and oversees a cadre of church volunteers. Our modern facility is in a vital, attractive location, has free door side parking and offers […]

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Communication Policy on Policies- Board vote is Sept 20th, 2017

Click here to open the proposed Communications Policy August 2017 draft.  The Communications Policy has recently been reviewed and updated. It was presented to the Board in July for a vote. There was a proposal to change item 4. on page 2. That change is reflected in this draft.  Per the Policy on Policies, the policy […]

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“All Souls History of Dedication to Social Justice,” August 20, 2017, 150th Anniversary Committee

All Souls Covenants           1887 We, the undersigned, unite as members of the Unitarian Church, known as All Souls Church of Kansas City, Missouri. By thus uniting, we desire to promote the public worship of God, and the practice of the precepts of Christianity. We hereby pledge ourselves to employ our […]

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Gardening at Carver- September 16th at 9am

Please join us to help create a butterfly garden at Carver Elementary School. There are several way to help. We would love donations of plants from your own garden. You can also donate money for the gardeners to use to purchase plants. The final way you can participate is to meet at Carver Elementary at 9am […]

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