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1. "The Bishop" "The Bishop" November 18, 2011 Article about a 100-year-old portrait of Bishop John J. Hogan painted by James L. Fitzgibbon.

2. '...Know This Church Was Loved' '...Know This Church Was Loved' June 22, 2011 The Melrose United Methodist Church located at 200 N. Bales in Kansas City closed its doors after 123 years. The church was built in 1926 when attendance was at more than 650, but as of recently the numbers...

3. 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork March 10, 2006 This column of Mike Hendricks features a portrait of Jesus Christ done by Perry Smith while in Lansing Prison and before the Clutter Family murders, later portrayed in Truman Capote's book In Cold Blood....

4. 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way April 11-April 17, 1975 News article about a church membership drive associated with a local NAACP contest.

5. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism February 22, 1985 Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat...

6. A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist October 11, 2004 October 8, 2004, French organist Olivier Latry played the dedicatory recital for the new $850,000 pipe organ by Lively-Fulcher Organbuilders of Alexandria, Virginia, at the Visitation Catholic Church.

7. A Century of Guardian Angels A Century of Guardian Angels September 30, 2009 Guardian Angels Catholic Church, called Guardian Angel until the 1950s, at 1310 Westport Road celebrates 100 years. The original parishoners were German-speaking Catholics. "Today, Guardian Angels attracts...

8. A Church for the Ages A Church for the Ages September 9, 2013 October 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Second Baptist Church, "believed to be one of the two oldest black churches in Kansas City." The congregation was first established in 1863 by slaves and...

9. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church February 7, 2012 The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...

10. A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown February/6-12/2003 Article describes the efforts of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (based in the Grand Avenue Temple) to minister to the homeless population of Kansas City.

11. A Place For Peace: Sculpture, Fountain Symbolize Growing Importance of United Nations A Place For Peace: Sculpture, Fountain Symbolize Growing Importance of United Nations April 30, 2003 Review of the dedication of the United Nations Peace Plaza in Independence on April 25, 2003. The sculpture of a girl with arms outstretched releasing a dove was designed by Tom Corbin. "The girl serves...

12. A Proud People A Proud People October 23, 2009 Second article of a series on Quindaro focuses on the role of the church in the community. The congregations were Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal, First Baptist, and the Church of God in Christ....

13. A Shining Light A Shining Light April 6, 2012 Article about the new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built in Clay County, Missouri along Interstate 435. Open only to members of the church in good standing, “the three-story,...

14. A Tough Time for Angels A Tough Time for Angels December 25-31, 2003 Article describes the work of the Rev. Charlotte Main and her husband, the Rev. Henry Main, leaders of the Ethelaine Chapel Spiritualist Church, located at 4317 State Line. The author includes some history...

15. A Tribute Is Ready: Meriwether Memorial Unveiling Set for Sunday A Tribute Is Ready: Meriwether Memorial Unveiling Set for Sunday November/21/1947 Article about the large ornate window designed in stained glass by Henry Lee Willet for Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City.

16. A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies September 4, 1924 Obituary for A. W. Wagnalls, one of the founders of the publishing firm of Funk and Wagnalls, makers of the famed encyclopedia. Wagnalls, then using the surname "Wagenhals," organized the first English...

17. Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies March/8/1997 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend Mac Charles Jones, or Mac Jones (1950-1997), "a longtime Kansas City activist and national leader." Native of Phoenix coming here in 1984 as pastor of...

18. Albert B. Fuller Albert B. Fuller February 9, 1964 Obituary of Albert Fuller, an architect of residences and World War II munitions plants and churches. He was born in Kansas City about 1890 and had a residence at 219 North Monroe Avenue.

19. All That Is Beautiful Shall Abide Forever: Mount Moriah Temple All That Is Beautiful Shall Abide Forever: Mount Moriah Temple September/2/1929 Photo and caption about the "Mount Moriah Temple, located in Mount Moriah Cemetery, 105th and Holmes St." for burial of "Masons and their Relatives."

20. Amy Winning Amy Winning File containing photos and information on Amy Winning, "organist for St. Peter's United Church of Christ" at 3115 Linwood Boulevard from 1924 to 1964. Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming to Kansas...