"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 3 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 altar built at Summer Solstice 2014, to honor the Sun and the animal spirits. Like this one, many of our altars are built by the congregation during the ritual. We would love to see you come out to add your personal touch to one of our future altars!

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.

God Auction

2014 God Auction

On July 13, 2014, Gaia Community elected Danu as its patron for the 2014-2015 year!

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.

August 2014
24 - Forum: Gaia Goes to Washington
31 - Sharing Our Spirits

September 2014
7 - Ritual: Wings of Feather and Wax
14 - Class: Renewable Energy

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).

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.

Forum: Gaia Goes to Washington

Time: 
Aug 24 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Type: 
Forum

This forum will be an opportunity for Gaians to talk about government and politics in a nonpartisan and respectful environment.

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

Ritual: Sharing Our Spirits

Time: 
Aug 31 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Type: 
Ritual

Sharing our Spirits rituals are created by those in attendance that Sunday. Feel free to bring magical tools, ritual ideas, or just yourself and your energy!

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

Current Operating Budget

Gaia Community's annual budget goes to both basic expenses such as rent and paying our KidSpace teachers, and more lofty goals such as donating money to charitable causes and supporting the Unitarian Universalist Association.

The proposed 2014-2015 budget can be viewed here. At June's RfB, we will approve the budget. If you have questions or comments in the meantime, please contact Kimberly.

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