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Edie R Lambert
Helen T Gray
Cathedral Dome Glows Again
Dome More Precious
Q.: Who Is the Lamb Neighborhood House Named for?
Independence Boulevard Christian Church
March 19, 1973
Linwood Christian Church
November 20, 1942
"Misfortune struck the congregation November 1, 1939, when its [the Linwood Christian Church's]. ..furnishings were destroyed by fire. Services were moved to the B'nai Jehudah synagogue, Linwood boulevard...
April 7, 2007
A room was obtained from John C. McCoy for the beginning of the Presbyterian Church here in Kansas City at 3rd and Walnut Streets, with a description given by John H. Miller.
The Son of All Pipe Organs
May 20, 2007
Advisory committee for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts selected a Casavant concert pipe organ to be installed in the new Symphony Hall. Kansas City has four Casavant organs in area churches,...
Church to Observe "Golden Jubilee"
Anniversary of church at 9th and McGee Streets.
Catholic Reporter recognizes Assumption
January 20, 1988
Announcement of the National Catholic Reporter's recognition of Assumption Catholic Church's ministry program. Article discusses the work of Father Tom Wiederholt, Pastor, in bringing the Parish back from...
Local Church to Celebrate 90th Anniversary
June 22 - 28, 2006
Article about 90th anniversary celebration of the First Baptist Church Westside, 801 Avenida Cesar A. Chavez.
November 18, 2011
Article about a 100-year-old portrait of Bishop John J. Hogan painted by James L. Fitzgibbon.
St. Monica Catholic Church Prepares for Centennial Celebration
July 30-August 5, 2010
Article about celebrations marking the founding on October 2, 1910, of St. Monica Catholic Church as a "mission church and school for the education in religion and secular knowleldge of Colored People."...
New Altar is Centerpiece for Sacred Heart Guadalupe Church
April 12-18, 2007
Article about new altar handcrafted by parishoner Leo Ayala. Article also discusses recent renovation of the church.
Historic African Methodist Episcopal Church Celebrating the Century Mark
August 3-9, 2012
Article about the 100 year old Bethel African Methodist Episcopal church located at 2329 Flora Avenue. The church was spearheaded by Sister Kitty E. Raynor and Harrison Williams, who both saw the need...
The Newest and Oldest Church
Article about the city's oldest standing church, the Saint Peter and Saint Paul, for German speakers, adjacent to the newest church, the Grand Avenue Methodist.
The Inner Light of Neighborhoods: KCK's Ethnic Communities and the Churches They Built
March 9, 1980
Article about the ethnic neighborhoods, largely Eastern European, in Kansas City, Kansas, especially Strawberry Hill, centering often around churches. Description of the following ethnic groups: Croatians,...
January 21, 2012
Article about the husband-and-wife co-pastors at Memorial Missionary Baptist Church and South-Broadland Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri.
A Tribute Is Ready: Meriwether Memorial Unveiling Set for Sunday
Article about the large ornate window designed in stained glass by Henry Lee Willet for Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City.
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,...
Patron Saint Celebrations Return to Holy Rosary Parish
Article about the return of patron saint celebrations at "Holy Rosary Parish in Columbus Park," originally "founded in the early 1890s by the Missionaries of St. Charles as a mission church to serve the...
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