In 1964, the Council of Churches in Kansas City became the “Metropolitan Council of Churches.” The name change was a result of the expansion to include Kansas City, Kansas and Johnson County, Kansas. This was an inter-church agency, designed to address many social justice issues.*
*This report on the Metropolitan Council of Churches is meant to be illustrative, due to limited information available.
 Guillot, Lawrence, interview by Geneva Blackmer. 2016. Interfaith History in Kansas City (February 15).