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The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council   provides a listing of religious websites.   Clergy and commercial resources in the Kansas City area

American Civil Liberties Union, Kansas and Western Missouri Chapter

American Muslim Woman  Resources provided by Mahnaz Shabbir

Bill Tammeus writes a blog so important that we list it both under "Bill" and "Tammeus."

The Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas

The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph

The Catholic Key

Center for Practical Bioethics, 1100 Walnut Street, Suite 2900, KCMO 64106, (816)221-1100

Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Community of Christ

Community of Mindful Living Heartland Sangha

Community Praying for Peace -- a local witness to the aspiration for peace through prayer

Community Resource Network -- Kansas City's "Cybercenter" for nonprofit organizations

Congregational Partners, matches congregations of ethnic and faith diversity to build relationships for outreach to children; 703 W 38, KCMO 64111;  816.531.6577.

Gaea Retreat Center , open to all faiths, as close to heaven as you can find in the State of  Kansas.

Heart of America Indian Center, 1340 East Admirable Blvd; 816.421.7608.

Health Ministries (Greater Kansas City) is an interfaith group committed to whole-person ministries in congregations; c/o Mary Lou Niebling, 4504 E 65, SMKS 66208.

International Relations Council; 2600 Commerce Tower, 911 Main, KCMO 64105

Islamic Books and Software, 5908 E Bannister Rd, KCMO; 816.966.0999.

The Islamic Center of Kansas

Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City

Jewish Federation of Kansas City

Kansas City Harmony promotes individual and group action for a healthier and more cohesive Kansas City community; 2700 E 18th, #243, KCMO 64127

Kansas City Religion and Science Dialogue Project

Kansas Interfaith Power and Light

MAINstream Coalition, 5255 W 94 Ter # 108, SM, KS 66207; (913) 649.3326.

The Minority Museum, founded by David Shapiro, 8817 Wornall, KCMO.

PeaceWorks provides a regularly updated Community Organization Directory and mailing labels; 816.561.1181.

Pilgrim Chapel, 3801 Gillham Rd, is now a not-for-profit interfaith facility available for weddings, baptisms, individual meditation, and other services. Its community room has a small kitchen and can seat 80. Info: The Rev Liz Coleman, chaplain, 931 3292, 531.5002. Two congregations now use the facility regularly, Kairos (The Right Time) United Methodist and Ahevet Achim (The Gathering) Jewish community.

Rabbinical Society of Greater Kansas City

Rime Buddhist Center, a non-sectarian Center in the Tibetan tradition, provides practice, instruction, and service to the greater KC community, with Lama Chuck Stanford, Executive Director.

Salam Shalom Celebration

St. Paul School of Theology

Tammeus, Bill,  writes a blog so important that we list it both under "Bill" and "Tammeus."

University of Missouri-Kansas City Center for Religious Studies is a consortium of several area educational institutions that have agreed to pool their academic resources to cooperate in establishing a religious studies discipline on the PhD level; 5100 Rockhill Rd, KCMO 64110-2499; 816.235.2538.

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Wisdom Ways offers spiritual direction and other services; call Carol Meyer at 913.677.8672.

The World Council of Churches

Yoga Gallery offers a variety of classes for all levels throughout the calendar year. 2010 Baltimore, 4th Floor, KCMO 64108. 816.221.7323. email

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Academic Info -- Religion in America                                             An educational resource                               Ongoing collection of world religions demographic data
All Rivers -- profiles of many religious groups and interfaith organizations
American Civil Liberties Union                                                          Religious Liberty page
American Religious Experience Project                         Located at West Virginia University
Beliefnet                                                 Source by religion and by topic; news and features
Britannica                                                                       Encyclopedia, News and Features
Congregational Resources                                                  Congregational Resource Guide
Council for a Parliament of World's Religions
Declaration toward a Global Ethic
Encyclopedia Mythica                                              Covers mythology, folklore, and legend   Folklore and Mythology Resource Guide
Global PeaceWorks
Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Illume                                                 Illume Assists in planning trips of Interfaith signifigance
Interfaith Alliance
Interfaith Calendar         Calenders from various cultures
Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility                                            Executive pay, etc
International Association for Religious Freedom
Interfaith Dialogue Basics
Interfaith Voices for Peace and Justice
International Interfaith Centre (Oxford, UK)
International Committee for the Peace Council
The Jesus Seminar Forum
Lifebridge Foundation
Library of Congress Exhibit         On the role of religious conviction at our republic's inception
North America Interfaith Network
National Catholic Reporter
National Conference for Community and Justice
National Council of Churches (USA)
North American Religion Atlas
PlanetaryVision                                                                      ideas from the Club of Budapest
Pluralism Project                                                                       Located at Harvard University
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly                                       Companion site to weekly PBS series
Religion and US Law summary - PDF
Religion News Service
Religions for Peace USA
Religious Tolerance
Scarboro Missions
Santikaro Bhikkhu                                                               Suanmokkh /Garden of Liberation
Sacred Text Archive
Sourcebook for the Earth's Community of Religions
Stories from many faiths
Temple of Understanding
Thanks-giving Square                                         For religious leaders on the theme of gratitude
Virutal Religion Index                A research site from the Rutgers Univeristy religion department
World Conference on Religion and Peace
Worldwide Faith News

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