How to Make Interfaith Connection with Kansas City Community Now

April 16, 2014

Connect on Facebook to share messages of support to the affected communities here:

Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City
Village Shalom
United Methodist Church of the Resurrection

Love Letters for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City are being sent to:

HateBusters, Box 442, Liberty, MO 64069.

Local Event Schedule Via the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council

Interfaith Service Thursday, April 17 at 10:00 am, White Theatre on West 115th Street in Overland Park, Jewish Community Campus

Spirituality Solidarity for the Victims of the JCC Shootings Friday, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm,  Church of the Resurrection

Teens will be leading a candle vigil walk this Friday, April 18th. beginning at the JCC at 7:30 pm and heading to Village Shalom then ending with a service at Valley Park.  Event Details: A Shabbat service will be held at the Jewish Community Center beginning at 6 p.m. to remember those most affected by this tragedy. At 7 p.m., we will be walking from the JCC to Village Shalom. We all will be walking together as a community with candles lit and signs to honor the families and the lives of the lost victims. The whole community is welcome to join together for this moment to show that even in the face of adversity, we are able to join together and show we are strong.

Featured image courtesy of The Great Kansas City Interfaith Council


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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