Hundreds of ‘unlikely allies’ across faiths gather at Leawood’s Church of the Resurrection

Several hundreds of people gathered in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection to attend the "Unlikely" forum held by the Multi-Faith Neighbors Network. During the event a multitude of religious leaders discussed how to live as a good neighbor while holding to deeply held religious beliefs. Above, Rabi David Saperstein, left, Imam Mohammad Magid, center, and Pastor Bob Roberts, right, address the crowd at the Wednesday night event. Photo credit Nikki Lansford.

Singing, preaching and a healthy discussion over differences in religions encompassed the events that took place during an event dubbed “Unlikely”at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood.

Several hundred people gathered in the church’s sanctuary Wednesday night to listen to pastors, rabbis and imams discuss how to live as a good neighbor while holding on to their deeply held religious beliefs.