All Souls Kansas City

Sunday Mornings

“Harvest Home,” September 21, 2014, Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

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Service, December 21, 11:15 am

“Special Effects” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons Thousands of year ago, people spent vast energy to mark the path of the sun from solstice to equinox, tracking the turning of the year through the seasons, and celebrating in community.  This day will be the winter solstice; what might we have to learn from that ancient wisdom, […]

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UU Forum, December 21, 10:00 am

“Democracy in the Balance—Money and Politics” with Linda Vogel Smith Is the deluge of money unleashed by Supreme Court decisions connected to U.S. failure to address critical issues for building a better future? Linda Vogel Smith–president of the League of Women Voters, KC and Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties—will address effects of money in politics […]

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UU Forum, December 14, 10:00 am

“Worth of a Woman” with Julie Burkhart Burkhart worked for 7 yrs. with Dr. George Tiller, Women’s Health Care Services, Wichita, and opened South Wind Women’s Ctr. in 2013, providing full-spectrum reproductive health care. She will discuss reproductive justices and the injustices happening now concerning abortion, contraceptives and birthing rights.

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Service, December 14, 11:15 am

“To Be Still” with Jordinn Nelson Long In these weeks of hurry and distraction, what would it mean to pause with intention?  How might we lean into winter, and even to darkness, amid the lights and busyness of the holiday season.  What could we gain if we claim some time for reflection?  Join us as […]

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UU Forum, December 7, 10:00 am

“Why Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol” with  Andrea Warren Dickens wrote highly entertaining novels that deeply influenced Victorian society. Andrea Warren, author of the best-seller Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London, will discuss this complex man, his motives, and his beloved ghost story. Books will be available for sale.

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Service, December 7, 11:15 am

“To Your Health” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons When the English Puritans tried to shut down the celebration of Christmas, it was rowdy holiday, celebrating what an agricultural community owed to the earth, and what people owed to each other in economic equity.  By turning it into a sentimental, family-centered holiday, the Victorians diminished its social […]

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Service, November 30, 11:15 am

“From You I Receive, to You I Give” with Barbara Griggs and Jane Gilbreath The simplest and quietest of sacraments is to pass from one person to another a bite of bread, an answering yes. In mainline churches, this is called Communion. There is no mystery in the sharing of bread, as our UU hymn […]

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UU Forum, November 30, 10:00 am

“How To Not Be Ferguson”  with Major Anthony Ell, KCPD How does our city’s police department approach the challenges that led to such disastrous results in Ferguson this summer?  What can we as citizens do to support law enforcement and hold it accountable? What do our children need to know?  Major Ell is an engaging […]

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Service, November 23, 11:15 am

“Covenant, Gratitude, and Reverence” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons As we approach the historical secular holiday of Thanksgiving, we consider the legends & uncomfortable truths about how this nation took form.  What does it mean to be part of the covenant, or not?  We will welcome new members to All Souls, new Chalice Lighters among our […]

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