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In pursuit of environmental justice

By the Rev. Teresa Hord Owens As I prepared to speak at the 2019 Greater Kansas City Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service hosted at Community Christian Church, I saw the news and ensuing controversy of the conflict on the very steps the Rev. Dr. King spoke during the 1963 March on Washington. The juxtaposition […]

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Posted on January 31, 2019
Filed under: From the GMP, General
Social Opportunities for Intentional Living (SOIL)

Ecology, Spirituality, and Justice Conference The S.O.I.L. experience explores the landscape of our faith as you have never seen it before: through the lens of sustainability, justice, service, and action. On this week-long journey co-sponsored by Green Chalice and Christmount, groups will learn about some of the most challenging environmental issues impacting our world today. […]

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Posted on July 23, 2018
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California church plant makes difference in community

by Christopher Drury Garfield Park Community Church (Disciples of Christ) in Santa Cruz, CA, began with a question. “What would it look like if we stopped complaining about the condition of the church, and actually built a progressive, young, missional community with a modern edge that attracts non-church goers, younger people, and liberal/progressives while simultaneously […]

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Posted on March 21, 2017
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, General, People