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Christian Education Summit to take up where Sunday School left off

At its roots, the Sunday School movement was a response to the need for education for children who worked in factories all week and found themselves aimless, uneducated and without purpose on ...

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Barack Obama comes out against pop culture, rap

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Famous for inviting to the White House misogynist rap artists who mix lyrics of drugs, one-night stands and violence, Barack Obama is now slamming pop culture for espousing bad values on young ...

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Mid-winter music to keep you warm

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I hope everyone is enjoying the winter of all winters. Our family is originally from Florida. We moved to the Kansas City area almost 11 years ago. It has taken me quite ...

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Fresh food desert filled by local ministry

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For many people it’s easier to eat the bad food that fills our cupbords and fridge than go out and buy the healthy stuff.  It’s a fact that people tend to eat ...

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New Trump policy hopes to revitalize America’s rural areas

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Studies have shown that the economic gap between urban and rural areas of the country widen when Democrats hold the White House. Urban areas, typically Democrat strongholds, are rewarded with the vast ...

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Christmas comes early for urban families today

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Today 260 driver volunteers are delivering thousands of wrapped Christmas gifts to more than 540 Kansas City area families. The families previously selected the gifts at City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, part ...

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Young hero saves lives in gun battle

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During a gun battle in an urban Kansas City grocery store parking lot, he used his body to shield children as bullets flew. While violence may be common in Kansas City, this ...

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City Union Mission opens Christmas store for needy

The City Union Mission Christmas Store, where thousands of homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can “shop” for their families at no cost, is open for low-income shoppers this week. The ...

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You can help City Union Mission ‘Celebrate Hope’

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City Union Mission began their CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor or Homeless campaign on October 1 with the objective of securing about half of the Mission’s yearly operating budget by January 31, 2019. They ...

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As ‘Season of Giving’ arrives, ministries ramp up

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Weather forecasters are saying this will be brutal winter for the region. Record snow and low temperatures included. That means more families in need, more homeless looking for shelter and more opportunities ...

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Life lessons in the kitchen empower urban kids

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Andrew Meyers knows his way around a kitchen. That was pretty clear as he showed a teenager how to chop onions earlier this month inside a community kitchen off Worrall Road reports ...

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Church works to make urban neighbors feel safer

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A church on the east side of Kansas City’s urban core reached out to teens in a response to increasing homicides and other violence. The Hip Hop and Health Festival braved chilly ...

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Man tearing down his home to build inner city golf course

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Fox4 reports that a Kansas City man is trying to bring golf to the urban core of Kansas City, and he plans to tear down his own home to do it. Christopher ...

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City Union Mission camp urgently needs 7 more volunteers

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City Union Mission’s Camp CUMCITO is only made possible by the multitude of caring volunteers who give their time to provide a safe and wholesome camping experience for children from some of ...

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