All Souls Kansas City

Sunday Mornings

May 3: “Music Sunday” with Anthony Edwards & Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. So let’s do this: type in the comments if you can recite the ingredients of a Big Mac. Not if you can just kind of think of them, one by one, but if the jingle “two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame […]

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April 26: “Earth Day, Past and Future” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. Click here to start at the sermon. Burn some plants your ancestors burned when there was fear in the air. Those of us who have forgotten the tradition of making amulets Turn to hoarding hand sanitizer and masks. We look for someone to blame. Late in his life, […]

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April 12: “The Now and the Not Yet” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. Hares and rabbits are not the same animal, but they certainly look similar! One difference is that hares bear their young in grass nests on the ground, rather than underground burrows like rabbits. Because baby hares are born completely developed, fully furred and with their eyes open, they […]

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March 29: “Hard Reset” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbins

Click here to start at the sermon. Julian of Norwich knew a thing or two about sheltering in place, as well as about pandemics turning the world upside down. She was what was known as an ‘anchorite’ in 14th century England, where the port town of Norwich was second only to London as a commercial […]

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March 22: “Keeping It Together” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. Thank you to Keely and to Rebecca for recording this morning’s readings, and to Angie Jennings for her help with that. In perilous times, when facing into a huge blast of the unknown, it can be helpful to go back to the basics, like kindness, and fairness, and […]

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March 15: “Comfort, Consent and Control” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. It’s a boomer thing, I guess, but some of you here may be old enough to recall when there were LP vinyl records of early Bill Cosby comedy routines. One them was an imagined conversation between God and Noah, in which Noah was reluctant to drop his normal […]

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March 8: “With an Eye Open for Grace” with Rebecca Gant

Click here to start at the sermon. I saw her walking up the sidewalk through the front window. I was at the table, and she was coming to the front door of my parents’ house with her arms piled high with boxes of tissues—so many that she was shifting the boxes around to get a […]

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March 1: “Good Investment” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons

Click here to start at the sermon. “The interdependent web of all existence, of which we are a part.” We say that like it’s a good thing, right? But can you say “Dow Jones Industrial average”? Can you say “International supply chain”? Can you say “World travel industry”? Can you say “Pandemic”? All of these […]

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