All Souls Kansas City

Sunday Services

Service, March 29, 11:15 am

“Ordinary Miracles” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons Gratitude and generosity are both attributes of the spiritually mature person, and many great teachers of humanity have counseled us that happiness lies more in wanting what we have than in having what we want.  Let’s cultivate our awareness of, and thankfulness for, the ordinary miracles of life.

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Service, March 22, 11:15 am

“Reconciliation” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons As we observe the vernal equinox, the earth arrives at a moment of balance between dark and light in the course of the year.  We balance, or reconcile, our bank accounts; Congress reconciles legislation between the two chambers.  And when relationships go awry, we reconcile with those we love, or […]

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Service, March 15, 11:15 am

“The Other Unitarians” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons The tradition of Islam originated in tribal, polytheistic cultures, and took significant foundations from Jewish and Christian influences.  The concept of the unity of god was a central, and distinctive, feature of this new faith; how is it similar to, and different from, the ways in which European […]

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Service, March 8, 11:15 am

“You Could Be Wrong” with Jordinn Nelson Long Each of us has probably considered how to offer forgiveness when we have been wronged. This Sunday we will look at another side of that question: what does it mean to know that we might be wrong? How can we act decisively, say no to oppression and […]

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Service, March 1, 11:15 am

“Secularism 2.0″ with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons As I begin my 60th year, New York Times columnist David Brooks offers the opportunity to reflect upon the challenges of secularism, faith, and the possibility of an authentically religious humanism.  Some thoughts on why I have found Brooks both provocative and sympathetic for a long time now.

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Service, February 22, 11:15 am

“Carnival and Ashes” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons After the holidays of Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday, the traditional period of Lent begins, and the final weeks of winter slowly start to thaw away.  What is the wisdom of Mardi Gras, and how can we learn to live in the balance between celebration, extravagance, suffering, and […]

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Service, February 15, 11:15 am

“A Valentine for You” with Rev. Judith Cady, Anthony Edwards, Choirs The All Souls Youth, All Souls Choir and Children’s Choir all join forces as we celebrate love — loves lost, loves found, shy and unabashed love, and loves to come — through music and poetry. Our children will share their valentines created lovingly for you. We will also celebrate the second annual […]

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Service, February 8, 11:15 am

“Hope for the Long Haul” with  Jordinn Nelson Long  In the face of systemic challenges that we have no chance of solving completely, how do Unitarian Universalists maintain hope?  Should we even try? Join us as we consider the rationale for continued action in a world of sometimes overwhelming problems.

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Service, February 1, 11:15 am

“Whose Are We?” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons Even UUs of long standing are often stumped by the question, “What does your faith believe, or believe in?”  Responding to such a question challenges not only our vocabulary, but our religious identity.  Today, some thoughts about how to start building an authentic answer.

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Service, January 25, 11:15 am

“Enduring Grace” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons There is no doubt that religion has been a patriarchal enterprise for much of recorded human history, but the voices of women have always been present in the background, if anyone cared to listen.  This morning we consider the work of several women mystics, one Muslim and one Christian, […]

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