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SPECIAL EVENTS CONTINUE!
Special event celebrates the opening of “The Human Spirit” library collection and its importance to the community:
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 at 2:00 pm
Surveying the Human Spirit:An Introduction to the new collection of books on World Religions
Presentation and discussion with Rev. Vern Barnet
Large Meeting Room, Plaza Library
The founder of CRES and the Kansas City Interfaith Council will conduct a special session on how to use The Human Spirit collection to study other religions and gain a deeper understanding of the commonalities and the differences in various faith philosophies.
This event is free and open to the public.
Click HERE for photos from the opening reception on August 17 on our Facebook page.
Thank you to everyone whose contributions have made this project happen. You are all fine examples of “The Human Spirit” in action! (Click on “The Human Spirit” on the left sidebar to see a full list of all donors.)
BOOKS THAT BUILD BRIDGES
The campaign that began to meet the "challenge grant" of the Shumaker Family Foundation continues; although the “The Human Spirit” collection is a reality, we are committed to continuing its relevance and more books will be added as materials and funds become available. Please join us by your contributions.
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Every Day's a Holiday!”
Holidays are everywhere.
Some holidays are celebrated in many cultures and some holidays are celebrated in a few cultures,
but every culture has its own unique form of celebration. Participants will explore other cultures and learn about aspects of those cultures
by creating crafts to take home as a souvenir.