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Everyday Justice Field Trip

"Redlined” Exhibit at Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center Sat., July 9 The Everyday Justice ministry invites you to a field trip to the “Redlined: Cities, Suburbs, and Segregation,” an exhibit at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS). The exhibit takes visitors on a deep Read More...

Summer Youth Socials

Youth are invited to a few opportunities to get together for fun and for service here in Kansas City! See below for our special socials, and stay tuned for service opportunities:" Sunday, June 12, 12:15-2:30pm: Lunch & Scavenger Hunt! (For youth completed grades 6-12) Wednesday, July 20, 11:00am-6:00pm: Worlds of Fun! (For youth completed grades 6-12) Read More...

2022-06-06T10:15:14-05:00June 6, 2022|Categories: Youth Ministry|

Hospitality and Grace

More than 30 years ago our church formed a partnership with a sister African American congregation named Swope Parkway United Christian Church. We enjoyed pulpit and choir exchanges and dinner groups. During that time I made a lifelong friend named Mary Lou Kepler. She had a civic job at the time but Read More...

2022-06-23T14:48:22-05:00June 3, 2022|Categories: Carla Aday, Senior Minister Blog|

In Honor of Love

May and June are filled with activities where families seem to be woven and re-woven together: graduations, weddings, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Memorial Day, end-of-the-year recitals, and in our family we celebrate five birthdays and three wedding anniversaries. But we know that families are also fragile and everything does not always fall into Read More...

2022-05-23T10:16:31-05:00May 23, 2022|Categories: Carla Aday, Senior Minister Blog|Tags: |


My eyes were closed. I took a breath. A unison chorus of voices reverberated off of the walls and inside the caverns of my heart. “Our father…Our daily bread…Our debts.” The moment that startled me and gripped me was not the Hallelujah Chorus or the trumpet fanfare or the organ shaking the rafters, though Read More...

2022-04-28T16:43:24-05:00April 22, 2022|Categories: Articles, Carla Aday, Senior Minister Blog|Tags: |

Remaking the World 

Remaking the World is the theme of our annual generosity campaign in financial support of the church. We are grateful to so many of you for your generous financial gifts to the church.

2022-10-25T10:20:18-05:00April 21, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|
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