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Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:29 PM

Christian rescue mission bans Kansas atheists from volunteering at Thanksgiving

A rescue mission in Kansas City has barred atheists from helping to feed the homeless for Thanksgiving this year, even though the group has volunteered the past two years. The Kansas City Atheist Coalition announced the bad news on their website on Saturday that the Kansas City Rescue Mission had turned down an offer to assist with this year’s Thanksgiving event.

“Kansas City Rescue Mission has decided to use the meals they deliver as a chance to proselytize to its recipients by inserting religious literature into the meals,” the coalition noted. “They informed us that we ‘would not be a good fit’ (emphasis theirs) for volunteering with them, and declined to respond to any further inquiries.” President Josh Hyde pointed out that the group had about a dozen members show up to volunteer at last year’s Thanksgiving Outreach.

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The Kansas City Rescue Mission website notes that “hunger affects hundreds in Kansas City and KCRM wants to make it easy for you to reach out to our neighbors in need.”

“We’re counting on your help to supply the hundreds of pounds of food needed to provide 2,400 meals for hungry, poverty-stricken and homeless men, women and children through our three Thanksgiving community outreaches,” the mission says.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/11/11/christian-rescue-mission-bans-kansas-atheists-from-volunteering-at-thanksgiving/



FEEL the Christian love, folks. Plenty to go around.

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Reply Christian rescue mission bans Kansas atheists from volunteering at Thanksgiving (Original post)
cleanhippie Nov 2013 OP
Warpy Nov 2013 #1
pscot Nov 2013 #2
CherokeeDem Nov 2013 #3
JimboBillyBubbaBob Nov 2013 #4
beachbum bob Nov 2013 #5
FLyellowdog Nov 2013 #6
Politicalboi Nov 2013 #7
rug Nov 2013 #9
rug Nov 2013 #8
dimbear Nov 2013 #10
Daemonaquila Nov 2013 #11

Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:32 PM

1. Undoubtedly they'll thunder from the pulpit

about how selfish atheists are and that only gawd can motivate people to care for their fellow men (once a year).

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:33 PM

2. Damned Samaritans

always trying to horn in on god's grace.

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:39 PM

3. How very Christian of them... nt

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:57 PM

4. Not a good fit!

Caring for our own specie has to be fit? Very weird......................

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 03:58 PM

5. reminds of the time years ago

 

when a Windsor gentelmens club staff (the strippers) tried to give approx $18,000 to local charities who refused to take the money...wtf, the dancers donated one evening's worth of tips


that $18,000 ended up doing to some charities in the end

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 04:02 PM

6. Sounds like the War Against Athiests is still up and running. nt

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 04:26 PM

7. What are they so afraid of

 

“Kansas City Rescue Mission has decided to use the meals they deliver as a chance to proselytize to its recipients by inserting religious literature into the meals,”

I hope one day religion will be a thing of the past. I would take that literature out if I found that shit in there. Making people feel obligated to their "god" just to eat. Fuck that shit.

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Response to Politicalboi (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 05:50 PM

9. Would you take it out if you volunteered to deliver the meal?

 

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 05:48 PM

8. This is interesting:

 

The reason is unfortunate: Kansas City Rescue Mission has decided to use the meals they deliver as a chance to proselytize to its recipients by inserting religious literature into the meals. They informed us that we “would not be a good fit” (emphasis theirs) for volunteering with them, and declined to respond to any further inquiries.


http://www.kcatheists.org/whats-up-for-the-2013-holidays/

They haven't said whether they would deliver the dinners with the literature had they been given the chance. Would you?

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 08:28 PM

10. 'Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for

the devil and his angels; for I was hungry, and you gave Me' ......... a tract.

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(slight poetic license on that familiar verse.)

I suppose that if you're earning salvation on the point system, you ought to keep your points close to your chest.

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Response to cleanhippie (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2013, 10:49 PM

11. But of course.

 

Allowing those satanists to feed, clothe, and aid the poor would be... COMPLICIT WITH THE WAR ON XMAS!!!!!!

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