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Legislation #: 971011 Introduction Date: 7/17/1997
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 7/17/1997
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Welcoming Archbishop Arthur L. Posey and the National Board of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., to Kansas City.

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7/17/1997

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7/17/1997

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RESOLUTION NO. 971011

 

Welcoming Archbishop Arthur L. Posey and the National Board of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., to Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, the National Board of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., recently purchased property in Kansas City to serve as its international headquarters at Linwood and Benton Boulevard; and

 

WHEREAS, the new Metropolitan Spiritual Church Headquarters property is highlighted with a 2,400 square foot sanctuary with an altar constructed with terrazzo marble. There is also a 15,622 square foot school building at Linwood and Chestnut and a 5,792 square foot Rectory north of the church building; and

 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ was founded in Kansas City in 1925 by Bishop William F. Taylor and Elder Leviticus Lee Boswell, who came here after completing Ministries in Chicago; and

 

WHEREAS, Dr. I. Logan Kearse became the church's International President in 1980; and the Archbishop Arthur L. Posey, founder and pastor of St. Jude Spiritual Church, Detroit, Michigan, was consecrated as Archbishop of the Spiritual Churches in 1995; and the Rev. Dr. James Tindall, Sr., was elevated to Senior Bishop and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., on November 8, 1996; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Archbishop Arthur L. Posey and the National Board of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., to Kansas City; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council and that a copy hereof be presented to Archbishop Arthur L. Posey in token of the respect and esteem in which the National Board of the International Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ, Inc., are held in the hearts and minds of the Mayor, Council, and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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