September 2021 Newsletter

September 2021 Newsletter

Check our our fall events and new small groups! Can’t see this email? View it online. A partnership between St. James UMC and Church of the Resurrection You must love your neighbor as you love yourself.  Matthew 22:39 ARJ Announces  Fall Events and New...
August 2021 Newsletter

August 2021 Newsletter

Join us for fun and informative ARJ events this month! Can’t see this email? View it online. A partnership between St. James UMC and Church of the Resurrection You must love your neighbor as you love yourself.  Matthew 22:39 ARJ Small Groups Are Revving Up!...
July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

Johnson County Clean Slate Virtual Expungement Clinic July 1 – August 31 Kansas Legal Services, in partnership with the Johnson County Bar Association, present this opportunity to assist qualified applicants with Johnson County District Court expungements.  While not...
See Me, I’m Black

See Me, I’m Black

Damron Russel Armstrong, CEO/Executive Artistic Director for The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City, shares his thoughts on knowing and celebrating the full extent of Black contributions because often they are not seen.  Read his article on the The Black Repertory...
August 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...