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John Gingerich |December 2, 1921 – June 5, 2020

ohn C. Gingerich, Lawrence, KS passed away peacefully at Brandon Woods on June 5, 2020. During his 98 years with us, he was a United Methodist minister, social justice activist, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. During his lifelong fight for social justice, he never became a cynic. He was, at heart, an optimist who understood […]

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ART IN CONTEXT | With Peggy Schrock

An online class about visual culture and changing human values Fridays on Zoom 1:00-2:30, beginning July 10 We’ll discuss and answer questions such as: why ancient art in general rejected the idea of “reality” in depictions of the world; how Roman art and architecture reveals an obsessive quest for power; why Christians briefly rejected all […]

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The Ruby Parade | Rev. Kendyl Gibbons’ 40th Anniversary | May 24, 2020

What a fabulous celebration last weekend!  It was both humbling and inspiring to receive so many messages of appreciation and shared memories.  Thanks to Andrea, Barbara, Rebecca, Angie, Jill, Anthony, and all those who worked so hard to organize this recognition of the 40th anniversary of my ordination; it was very joyful!  I loved seeing many […]

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Charlotte Marie Reynolds | July 29, 1953 – April 2, 2020

Charlotte Marie Reynolds, age 66, who was born on July 29, 1953, passed away on April 2, 2020 after an unexpected medical event. She was preceded in death by her mother, Avery Lorie Benning and her grandparents, John Edward Benning, and Cora Isabel (Ross) Benning, who farmed in Wayne, Nebraska and had a dairy farm […]

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Courtney Perkins | Dec 25, 1926 – April 30,2020

Courtney Webster Perkins, 93, son of Charles and Clara Schneider Perkins, passed away on April 30, 2020 at his home in Independence, Mo. Courtney was born and lived most of his life in Kansas City, Mo where he practiced law for over 45 years. In 1944 he began his college education at Kansas City Junior […]

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How to Join a Zoom Meeting

Quick Reference Our Public Meeting Link https://zoom.us/j/5611186630 Note: a host from All Souls must open the virtual meeting room. To dial in call +1 312 626 6799 and enter 5611186630# when asked for the Meeting ID. Joining a Meeting via Zoom STEP 1: Get Meeting Information Before you begin, make sure you have the Zoom […]

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Corona Pandemic Response Information

May 12, 2020 UPDATE- In accordance with advice received from the UUA on May 12, 2020, and with opinions of local and national public health experts, the board of trustees of All Souls UU Church in Kansas City has determined that there will be no in person large group congregational gatherings scheduled for the coming […]

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All Souls Teen Appears on KKFI Art Speak Radio discussing her installation “What Were You Wearing”

You can listen to Tori Jonson’s interview on KKFI’s Art Speak Radio with Maria Vasquez Boyd at the 14:28 marker.

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No Detention Centers

Link to KCUR article – Petition Opposing Proposed Immigrant Detention Center On Troost Tops 4,800 Signatures Sign the petition. The City Council of Kansas City and the Waldo Community are currently examining a proposal by VisionQuest National LTD to open a detention center for separated migrant children in the currently vacant hospital building at 79th […]

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February Artist | Joha Bisone | Internal Places/Suspended Flows | Works on wood + paper

February 14th – March 24th Opening Reception: Friday, February 14th, 2020, 6-9 PM Joha Bisone was born in Menomonee Falls, WI in 1981. She grew up in the woods, having nature and wildlife her main entertainment. Moving to Milwaukee for high school, she excelled being surrounded by other creatives. Near the end of senior year […]

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