All Souls Kansas City

Sunday Services

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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Service, January 18, 11:15 am

“Racial Justice; Celebrating the Promise” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons Fifty years ago last November, Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.  Today we celebrate not only the anniversary of his birth, but also the international recognition of his dream for human community.  How can we live more fully in the world of […]

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Service, January 11, 2015, 11:15 am

“Life on the Fault Line” with Rev. Jill Jarvis Freedom, faith in the future, and joy are essential to a life of meaning and purpose. Fear in its many disguises is a deceptive roadblock on the spiritual journey to becoming more fully human. To confront our fears –whether the result of personal experience or imposed […]

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Service, January 4, 2015, 11:15 am

“Starting Over, Yet Again” with Rev. Kendyl Gibbons 2014 was a year when death forced us to pay renewed attention to the issues of racial violence and religious prejudice; what will 2015 bring?  Can we go back to the numbness of privileged despair, or are we ready to connect to the tragedy and shame of […]

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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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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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