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201. The Best-Kept Secret on the Westside - Part 7: What it Takes to Keep Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Open The Best-Kept Secret on the Westside - Part 7: What it Takes to Keep Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Open June 7-13, 2007 Article series tells about the hard work done by the Guadalupans to raise money. Fiestas, mariachi Masses, and tamale sales are among their projects. The article also lists the costs for maintaining and...

202. The Faithful, Troubled Gather to Hear Graham The Faithful, Troubled Gather to Hear Graham October 8, 2004 Evangelist Billy Graham brought his Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade to Kansas City from October 7-10, 2004. It is being held in Arrowhead Stadium with 7750 in attendance on the first night in which...

203. The Inner Light of Neighborhoods: KCK's Ethnic Communities and the Churches They Built 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,...

204. The Legacy of the Rev. E. A. Freeman: A Life of Commitment The Legacy of the Rev. E. A. Freeman: A Life of Commitment February/1/1999 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend E. A. Freeman, "the retired pastor of First Baptist Church" in Kansas City, Kansas for 50 years, dying in 1999.

205. The Melting Pot: Sunday Hour Moving Toward Multi-Racial Congregations The Melting Pot: Sunday Hour Moving Toward Multi-Racial Congregations August 31-September 6, 2007 This is the final installment in a series of articles about the effects of integration on black America. The article focuses on multi-racialism as it pertains to Kansas City-area churches. While the author...

206. The Newest and Oldest Church The Newest and Oldest Church July/16/1911 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.

207. The Pastor's Wife: Affection for People Needed for Happiness The Pastor's Wife: Affection for People Needed for Happiness March 15, 1958 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about Ophelia Henderson, "wife of pastor of the Friendship Baptist church." She was born as Ophelia London in Tennessee, graduating from college...

208. The Pastor's Wife: Challenges Ahead for a Social Worker The Pastor's Wife: Challenges Ahead for a Social Worker September 15, 1959 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about Pauline Howard, wife of Rev. Cecil Howard, "pastor of the Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal church." She was born in Houston as Pauline...

209. The Rev. Earl Abel, Longtime Baptist Pastor, Dies The Rev. Earl Abel, Longtime Baptist Pastor, Dies May 19, 2005 Article and obituary for the Rev. Earl Abel, who died May 17, 2005, in Kansas City, Missouri. Abel led the Palestine Missionary Baptist Church for 46 years, growing in membership numbers from eleven congregants...

210. The Reverend Chester Morrison Truex Obituary The Reverend Chester Morrison Truex Obituary October/14/1953 Obituary for Reverend Chester Morrison Truex, or Chester Truex, secretary of the Missouri Baptist Historical Society and active in the Missouri Baptist churches for almost 60 years before dying at the...

211. The Reverend Dr. Sere S. Myers The Reverend Dr. Sere S. Myers December 17, 2000 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend Sere Stacy Myers, or Sere Myers (1898-2000), longtime pastor of Christian churches in Kansas City. Native of Mississippi coming to Kansas city in 1932...

212. The Reverend J. Allen Watson Obituary The Reverend J. Allen Watson Obituary March/5/1963 Obituary for Reverend J. Allen Watson, former general secretary of the Kansas City Council of Churches, dying at the age of 68 in 1963.

213. The Reverend Retires The Reverend Retires December 1, 2007 Profile of and interview with Rev. Wallace S. Hartsfield, who is stepping down as senior pastor of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church (2310 E. Linwood Blvd) after 40 years. A respected civic and religious...

214. The Son of All Pipe Organs 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,...

215. The Very Reverend J. Earl Cavanaugh The Very Reverend J. Earl Cavanaugh September 5, 2007 Obituary for James Earl Cavanaugh, Dean Emeritus of Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, serving from 1976 to 1995. Under his leadership, in cooperation with other downtown ministries, he opened a soup kitchen...

216. Theological Seminary Installs Hartsfield to First Endowed Chair Theological Seminary Installs Hartsfield to First Endowed Chair January 22-28, 2010 Dr. Wallace S. Hartsfield II has been named the Fred E. Young associate professor of Hebrew Bible at Central Baptist Theological Seminary. The Rev. Mr. Hartsfield earned his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible at Emory...

217. There's More than BBQ Cooking in Vine District There's More than BBQ Cooking in Vine District September 7, 2009 Community meetings were held to discuss the goal of devising a "Vine Street District Economic Development Plan for the 20 square blocks bounded by Ninth and 29th streets, the Paseo and Troose Avenue. Its...

218. To Calm Grief, He Builds Churches To Calm Grief, He Builds Churches Roe Messner, former husband of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner, is a prolific church builder. For more than 50 years, Messner has been putting up churches across the country, and now has built churches in 47...

219. Top Area African American Churches Top Area African American Churches May 20-May 26, 1988 Article made up of a table showing local African American church names, addresses, years founded, membership rolls, and ministers.

220. Two Worlds Embrace Two Worlds Embrace January 2, 2013 Article describes the efforts of the Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas to help the residents of the Ivanhoe Neighborhood of Kansas City improve their community. Residents and church...