Banquet

Each year, MORE2 holds a celebration banquet to acknowledge the successes of the past year and look into the future. It serves as a fundraising event, where member faith communities, businesses, and supporters can come together to speak about the issues at hand and be inspired for the work yet to be done.


Annual Banquet



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2015 FlyerPlease join us for our 10th annual banquet.June 11, 2015

Union Station

5:30 p.m. Social Hour, 7:00 p.m. Dinner

Tickets $75 each or $650 for a table of 10

Members may download the following materials to prepare for the 2015 annual banquet:

2014 Banquet

The 2014 Banquet will have a temporary hearing loop installed to bring equal hearing access to those with hearing loss. A hearing loop works with hearing aids and cochlear implants that have t-coils. It is like WIFI for hearing aids; the sound is received directly in the hearing instrument, cutting out the background noise and other distortions. If you don’t know if you have a t-coil contact your audiologist or HIS. You may have a t-coil but it hasn’t been activated. There will also be individual receivers for those who do not have t-coils. You can find more information about hearing loops at www.hearingloop.org or contact Sheryl Butler at 712-309-0509.

2014 Banquet PosterMembers may download the following materials for use in preparing for the 2014 Imagine Banquet:

2013 Banquet

2013: 8th Annual Imagine Banquet: Economic Dignity for All

Thursday, June 13, 2013 Downtown Marriott, Kansas City, Missouri

6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock, Ph.D., Pastor, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta Georgia


2012: 7th Annual Imagine Banquet: Bringing the Fire of Our Faith to the Table

June 14, 2012 Reardon Center, 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS

6:00pm Social Hour, 7:00pm Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood, Senior Pastor Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY

Tickets: $60 each; Call Peggy Krewson at 816-333-2394 to purchase

2011: 6th Annual Imagine Banquet: Building a Better World by Building Relationships

June 9, 2011 Reardon Civic Center/Hilton Gardens – Kansas City, KS

Social Hour 6:00 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm

Keynote Speaker: Rabbi Michael Zedek, Senior Rabbi, Emanuel Congregation, Chicago, IL

Tickets: $50 each if payment is received by April 15th.  $60 each after April 15th.

Tune into Religion on the Line on Sunday mornings, 6:00 – 8:00 am, KCMO, AM band 710. Call in to join topical conversations with Co-Hosts Senior Rabbi Zedek, Emanuel Congregation, Chicago; Rev. Dr. Robert L. Hill, Senior Minister, Community Christian Church, Kansas City, MO; and Dr. John Purk, Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.


2010: Imagine… Empowered People, Transformed Communities

June 10, 2010 Hyatt Regency Crown Center – Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker: Dianne Cleaver

Tickets $50 each; $500 per table for 10


2009: The Power to Change

June 11th  at 6:00 p.m. Overland Park Sheraton Hotel – Overland Park, KS

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.

Ticket $40 individual; $220 for 6; $375 for table of 10


2008: Imagine!

June 8th    Downtown Marriott – Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker: Jim Wallis Click here to watch video


2007: Imagine! The Dream Made Real

June 10th at 6:00 p.m.Muehlbach Towers at the Downtown Marriott – Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Timothy McDona


2006: Imagine!

June 4th Downtown Marriott – Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker: Representative Emanuel Cleaver I