"Caring for the Earth and each other because our lives depend on it."

Welcome!

Gaia Community is an earth-based, pagan Unitarian Universalist congregation meeting in the Manheim Park neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri. We meet every Sunday at 4 p.m. Each week we present either a participatory pagan ritual, a discussion forum, or a class. See our calendar to stay up to date with events. We also offer KidSpace, our children's program, during the service.

We welcome all who share our values and our commitments, regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual or affectional orientation, or disability.

To the left, you see an effigy of Dionysus, our patron for the 2016-2017 year. Please join us as we explore how he can influence our lives.

Learn more about us, or keep reading on this page for a list of upcoming events. You may also want to check out our newsletter, the Earth Healer.

Coming Soon to Gaia Community

Here is a list of Sunday service titles for as far out as they are planned. Currently, the Ritual Teams Committee plans rituals four times a year. Our calendar will be the best place to read information about these rituals, which is usually available a few weeks before its date. Sometimes titles change during planning, but the topics don't usually change. Furthermore, occasionally classes & workshops move around. Please keep an eye on this page to stay up to date.

April 2017
23 - Ritual: Earth Day
30 - High Holiday: Beltane

May 2017
7 - Workshop: Collage Magic
14 - Forum: Spiritual Self-Care

Penny Auction 2017

The nomination process for the 2017 God Auction has completed, with ten powers in the running! On Sundays, vote with your pennies (any American coinage, really) to decide which three deities will make it to the God Auction in July. The Penny Auction itself runs through Beltane (April 30th).

Gaia T-Shirt Sale!

We are pleased to announce that we now have shiny new logo t-shirts for sale at http://gaiauu.spreadshirt.com/!

Check them out - we are currently offering either the multi-colored logo on white shirts, or a white logo on green shirts (but it's spreadshirt, so you can get other colors if you like). We also have a quite capacious tote bag and a lovely green sweatshirt with the white logo centered on the front.

Gaia makes a few dollars off of each shirt sold, so this is a fundraiser as well as a way to show your affiliation with the community.

Please do note that the shirts are not all the same type of shirt, so check the sizing info before you order.

Craft Circle

Time: 
Apr 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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May 25 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Jun 22 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Jul 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Aug 24 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Sep 28 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Oct 26 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Type: 
Covenant Group

The Sacred Crafting Covenant Group meets to work on projects, share ideas, teach and learn new crafts. Contact Erin for more information. Anyone is welcome, whether or not they are an official member of the community.

Location: 
Erin's Place, 4301 W 74th Terr. Prairie Village, KS 66208

Ritual for Business

Time: 
Apr 29 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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May 27 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Jun 24 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Jul 22 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Aug 26 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Sep 23 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Oct 28 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Ritual for Business

Our church's monthly business meeting. All are welcome, but only full active members may take part in the consensus process. The April 29, RfB will be when we hold our annual elections. If you cannot attend, please contact Jamie for an absentee ballot.

Location: 
The Heart of the Dove (4327 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110)

High Holiday: Beltane

Time: 
Apr 30 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Type: 
High Holiday

Join the fairies, gnomes, elves, dryads, and all the other nature spirits as we celebrate Beltane! We encourage you to dress in your "fairy" best and to bring along items for our nature spirits altar. We'll dance a Maypole and have a potluck after ritual. Please bring a dish or dessert to feed eight hungry pagans!

KidSpace Involvement: 
Kids above nursery-age are welcome to attend with their parents, but the service will be geared toward the adults.

Craft Circle

Time: 
Apr 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
May 25 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Jun 22 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Jul 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Aug 24 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Sep 28 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Oct 26 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Type: 
Covenant Group

The Sacred Crafting Covenant Group meets to work on projects, share ideas, teach and learn new crafts. Contact Erin for more information. Anyone is welcome, whether or not they are an official member of the community.

Location: 
Erin's Place, 4301 W 74th Terr. Prairie Village, KS 66208

Ritual for Business

Time: 
Apr 29 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
May 27 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
Jun 24 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
Jul 22 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
Aug 26 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
Sep 23 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Time: 
Oct 28 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Type: 
Ritual for Business

Our church's monthly business meeting. All are welcome, but only full active members may take part in the consensus process. The April 29, RfB will be when we hold our annual elections. If you cannot attend, please contact Jamie for an absentee ballot.

Location: 
The Heart of the Dove (4327 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110)

Craft Circle

Time: 
Apr 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
May 25 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Jun 22 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Jul 27 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Aug 24 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Sep 28 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Time: 
Oct 26 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Type: 
Covenant Group

The Sacred Crafting Covenant Group meets to work on projects, share ideas, teach and learn new crafts. Contact Erin for more information. Anyone is welcome, whether or not they are an official member of the community.

Location: 
Erin's Place, 4301 W 74th Terr. Prairie Village, KS 66208
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