Links to local and international organizations for interfaith understanding.
CRES lists these as resources and not as endorsements.
KANSAS CITY AREA
BEYOND KANSAS CITY
KANSAS CITY AREA
The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council
kansascity.com provides a listing of religious websites.
101weddings.com 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
BEYOND KANSAS CITY
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Academic Info -- Religion in America An educational resource
Adherents.com 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
Supersummary.com/folklore-mythology-guide/ Folklore and Mythology Resource Guide
Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Illume Illume Assists in planning trips of Interfaith signifigance
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
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
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
"Freedom of Religion" - http://nationalparalegal.edu/conLawCrimProc_Public/FreedomOfExpression/FreedomOfReligion&EstCl.asp
"Inter-faith Love and Marriages" - http://www.datehookup.com/content-interfaith-love-and-marriages.htm