June 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

A Message from ARJ’s Small Group Subcommittee Chair When my husband and I are in a disagreement that is escalating, he will often kiddingly say to me, “Do you want to be right, or do you want to be married?” This question helps me hear how self-righteous I am...
May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

Accolades for ARJ’s April Webinar More than 1650 participants joined us on April 13 by Zoom and Facebook for an inward look at how complicity with racism created and perpetuates the divide in our churches and communities.  Representatives from diverse faith...
Small Groups – Starting in April & May 2021

Small Groups – Starting in April & May 2021

New small group classes are starting in April and May. Take your pick of enlightening topics and times that work best for your schedule. Invite your family and friends to sign up too and learn together. For complete program descriptions and registration, click on the...
April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

ARJ Presents: Churches in Black and White Facing Truth – Seeking Solutions Tuesday, April 13 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm | Webinar  Join us for an inward-look at how complicity with racism created and perpetuates the divide in our churches and communities....
March 2021 Newsletter

March 2021 Newsletter

ARJ Leadership Change Announced Long-time Allies for Racial Justice member and Resurrection lay leader, Kay McCarthy, has been named Church Council Chair for Church of the Resurrection. Her work schedule and council commitment require her to resign her ARJ leadership...
February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021 Newsletter

Celebrate Black History Month February is the month when our nation commemorates the struggles and triumphs African Americans have endured throughout our country’s history. First celebrated in 1926, the week was expanded into Black History Month in 1976 as part of the...
January 2021 Newsletter

January 2021 Newsletter

MLK Weekend 2021Celebration and Serve Opportunities Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. Both St. James and COR provide meaningful options...
December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020 Newsletter

ARJ wishes everyone a blessed Advent and a beautiful Christmas season.  This month’s newsletter has many opportunities for you to share tidings of learning and joy with your family and friends Courageous Conversations:Racism in Kansas City On Monday, December 7 at...
November 2020 Newsletter

November 2020 Newsletter

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving! Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 118:1  ARJ is Making Plans for 2021 We Need You! ARJ Leadership Teams are working on plans for next year’s programs and activities.  We’d like your input for program...
October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

Last Call for 2020 Census The US Census deadline has been extended to October 31. If you haven’t participated or know anyone who hasn’t, please act now. Minority communities are especially vulnerable to being undercounted. Accurate counting is critical to the...