by CRES in 1989
CRES developed, financed, and ran the Council
as one of our programs from 1989 until 2005. Then we asked the members
to form an independent organization. Of course we retain cordial relations,
but to honor its independence, we have no organizational role with the
Share the wisdom of the world's spiritual traditions
in our overwhelmingly secularistic and fragmented age, to reverse
the endangered environment,
the violation of personhood,
and the broken community
so that we may be
restored with nature,
the self made whole,
community in covenant,
and the sacred found afresh.
CRES Vision, Mission, Values, Motto
VISION — CRES envisions the greater Kansas
City area as a model community for the world
MISSION — To honor the sacred wherever it appears and to support its appearance everywhere, especially by promoting understanding among peoples of all faiths in greater Kansas City and beyond.
VALUES — Our guiding question is “What is
sacred — what is so important that my life depends upon it, that I would
die for it — and what may I do to understand, honor and share it?”
The CRES MOTTO —
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