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Grace and Holy Trinity...
Saint Mary's Episcopal...
Charles S Sutton
Landmarks Commission o...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
'Organ Crawl' And Open House at Six St. Joseph Churches
Article on tour by American Guild of Orgnists provides brief descriptions of six St. Joseph churches.
A Church Divided
Church at Meyer Boulevard and Wornall Road afflicted by rift between social and spiritual aspects.
Early history of the church and its congregation starting in 1853.
African Methodist Episcopal (AME)
File contains several local newspaper articles with photos about The A.M.E. churches and clergy (mostly from the Kansas City Globe and Kansas City Call). Pictures include the late Bishop J. A. Greg of...
African Methodist Episcopal Churches (AME)
File contains several news articles with pictures including Reverend Stanley Counts of Flipper Memorial AME Church and Mrs. Rosa Scott, organist at Ward Chapel AME Church.
All the Time in High
Photo and biographical article about Reverend William Quayle (1860-1924), a former minister and college teacher and president. Native of Parkville, Missouri becoming a language professor and president...
An Episcopal Priest's Reflections on the Kansas City Riot of 1968
January 1, 2006
The Rev. David Fly was curate at Grace and Hotel Trinity Cathedral at the time of the riots following the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King in 1968. In this article, he chronicles the immediate...
Annual Sacred Structures Tour in Independence
Article contains brief descriptions of seven churches in Independence.
Answering the call.
November 15, 2003
Article describes the consecration of Dean E. Wolfe, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. Bishop Wolfe and retiring Bishop William E. SMalley are profiled and some of the challenges facing the new...
Art Center Revitalizes Historic Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1300 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, is the home of a "multi-faceted arts outreach program and resource center for the Community". The parish's Grinning Gargoyle Project...
Bishop Edward Welles, Episcopal Leader, Dies
Undated newspaper obituary for Episcopal Bishop Edward Welles, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri. The article appears to have been clipped from the Kansas City Star or Times. He was 83 at...
October 3, 1947
File containing a photo and caption about Bishop Gregg, Kansas City, Kansas "Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal church" awarded by Kenneth Royall, Secretary of the Army.
Bishop Partridge Dies: Heart Attack Fatal to Protestant Episcopal Leader
Photo and obituary for Reverend Sidney Catlin Partridge, or Sidney Partridge, "bishop of the Western Missouri diocese of the Protestant Episcopal church," dying at the age of about 83 in 1930. Born in...
Photo and biographical article about Bishop Arthur Vogel, the 63-year-old "head of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri for almost 17 years" and "the Anglican representative on the planning and welcoming...
Centenary History of Kansas City Churches
Church located at 43rd and Roanoke Road, built in the 1880s, but with a congregation organized soon after the Civil War. Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, April 1927-March 1930.
An Episcopal priest, talks about his experiences as curate at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in the 1960s, a time when the Civil Rights movement, the war in Viet Nam and other social changes were transforming...
Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid
Mr. Deatherage founded the Deatherage Lumber Company in Kansas City in 1878. After retiring in 1919, he began a career as a historian, publishing his first volume of Kansas City history in 1928. Volumes...
Clarks Chapel, African Methodist Episcopal
Colored Methodist Episcopal (CME)
File contains several articles about a conference including a local church, the Jamison Temple CME Church at 18th and the Paseo.
Deaths: Mrs. Howard D. Breece
Photo and obituary for Virginia Breece, "75, of 1192 East 65th, long-time leader in Episcopal church education" in Kansas City, the wife of Howard D. Breece and member of several historical women's associations....
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