Kansas City Brookside Church Busted
For the late morning we share this missive on a local Christian denomination in decline . . . Or at least doing much better in Leawood than in Kansas City Proper.
Check-it . . .
“Central United Methodist Church will become a satellite for the Leawood-based Church of the Resurrection. Its history says much about Kansas City’s, and it’s own, past ties to slavery.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Fights over slavery once divided this Brookside church. Now it’s closing
The first sermon for what would become Central United Methodist Church likely rolled off the preacher’s tongue more easily than the last will today. Back then, in 1844, ministers rode a circuit. They offered redemption to those who might have strayed from virtue, often preaching outdoors.
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