Archive for Friday, October 8, 1999

RELIGION BRIEFS

October 8, 1999

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First Church

of the Nazarene

Worship service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1942 Mass., under the big tent. The service will be an opportunity to recognize 4-H clubs from across the county. Clubs wishing to participate should contact the office, 843-3940. A barbecue buffet will follow the service.

First Church of the Nazarene has begun construction of Forest View Ministries, 1470 N. 1000 Rd. Phase One is a flexible-space facility to be used for worship, education, recreation and fellowship.

Trinity Lutheran

The Rev. Charles Gilmore's sermon at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., is "And the Peace of God Will Guard Your Hearts," based on Philippians 4:7. The Rev. Barbara Norris will be presiding minister. The Children's Choir will sing at the 8:30 a.m. service, and Trinity Choir will perform at the later service.

Prayer Group meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays in the chapel. Bible study is at 10 a.m. The course, "Christianity 101: A Guide to Basic Christianity," meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

A fellowship dinner is served at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Cherub and Kantorei children's' choirs rehearse at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The New Member class meets at 7 p.m. Trinity Ringers meets at 7:30 p.m.

Trinity Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Ninth Street

Missionary Baptist

Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 847 Ohio, will have a Fall Revival with services at noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday through Oct. 15. The Rev. Jesse T. Williams of Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church, St. Louis, will be the guest speaker at the noon service. The Rev. Jerry D. Black of Beulah Baptist Church, Atlanta, Ga., will be the guest speaker at the 7 p.m. service.

The Cornelius Awards Night is at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the church. The Cornelius Awards honor men who do good and go unnoticed. There is so much negative publicity about men that the members of Ninth Street Baptist are extending this award to encourage men who make positive contributions to their family and community.

Latter-day Saints

This is Fast and Testimony Sunday for all four congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church members are encouraged to fast and donate the equivalent of two meals for the assistance of others in need.

Lawrence First Ward meets at 9 a.m., and Lawrence Second Ward meets at 1 p.m., both at 3615 W. 10th. The Lawrence University Ward begins its services at 11 a.m. at 1629 W. 19th. The Haskell University Branch meets at noon at 120 Indian Ave. Sunday school and auxiliary meetings are held following sacrament services.

Christian Science

The Bible-lesson sermon at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Christian Science Church, 1701 Mass., is "Are Sin, Disease and Death Real?" Sunday school, for people up to age 20, meets at the same time.

The Wednesday meeting, with testimonies of healing, is at 5:30 p.m. The church Reading Room is open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. This week's radio edition of the Christian Science Sentinel, "Mary Baker Eddy and her Discovery," will be broadcast at 7:30 a.m. Sunday on KLWN 1320 AM.

Washington Creek

Church of the Brethren

This is Homecoming Sunday for Washington Creek Church of the Brethren, 609 E. 550 Rd. (three miles north of Globe Store). Worship begins at 11 a.m., with a basket dinner after worship.

Heartland Community

Paul Gray will give a multimedia message about the tension of the war years, "Power Struggles," at the 11 a.m. service Sunday at Heartland Community Church, 1031 N.H. A nursery and a children's class will be available.

In the 9:30 a.m. service, Rebecca Thesman will give the message "Thirty Days to Praise." Sunday school classes for all youths are at 9:30 a.m.

There will be a "tea dance" at Heartland featuring a live swing band and dessert at 2 p.m. Sunday. Swing dancing will be demonstrated. The public is invited.

Lawrence Community

of Christ (RLDS)

The Lawrence Community of Christ congregation of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hold a communitywide celebration service at 10 a.m. Sunday in Brazilian Room D at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Dr. RLDS provides CORE (Care, Outreach, Respond and Expand) small group ministry for all ages. Call Marilyn Myers, pastor, 843-7535, Karen Murphy, 832-2823, or David Woosley, 865-0964, for information on times and locations of weekly meetings.

Lawrence Aglow

Michelle Steele, co-pastor of Full Gospel Tabernacle in Desoto, will give testimony of God's miraculous saving power when she speaks at the Lawrence Aglow meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Activities Center of Clinton Parkway Assembly of God, 3200 Clinton Pkwy. An offering will be taken.

Lawrence Aglow is a nondenominational outreach for women affiliated with Aglow International. For information call Vicki Taylor, 842-7591, Jean Beguelin, 843-8546, or Ada Smith, 542-3995.

First United Methodist

The Rev. Sharon Howell's sermon Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., is "Raise the Roof," based on Luke 5:17-26. At the 8:30 a.m. service the Children's Choir, along with the Canticle Ringers, will present three anthems. At the 11 a.m. service the Adult Fellowship of Happy Friends, the church's special needs Sunday school class, will sing a medley of hymns and songs of praise. The Chancel Choir will sing "Praise."

A blood drive is set from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 in Fellowship Hall. Contact Missy Black, 841-7500, for information or to schedule an appointment.

Lawrence Free

Methodist

Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. The Rev. David Foster will preach the morning message at 10:45 a.m. For information call the church, 842-2343.

Mustard Seed

Christian Fellowship

The morning worship service begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Dr. Bible classes for all ages are from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The celebration service starts at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

The junior and senior high youth group, "The Connection," meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays.

First Christian

The Rev. Ron Goodman will preach "What Jesus Really Taught About Sin," in both the 8:15 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary worship services Sunday at First Christian Church, 1000 Ky. This sermon will review all of Jesus' teachings about pride and humility in the Gospels.

A six-week orientation class for newcomers will meet from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. in fellowship hall beginning this Sunday. The class will discuss basic beliefs, programs and the vision and mission of the congregation.

The Jericho Cafe Coffeehouse meets in the church basement at 7 p.m. Friday.

The senior high youth group will not meet this week. The junior high youth group meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Pioneer Clubs, a program for children age 4 through sixth grade, will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

First Southern Baptist

"Is It Worthwhile?" will be the message Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church, 4300 W. Sixth. The Rev. Tom Stallworth will use Malachi 3:13-18, as the text for this sermon about whether faith in God has real value for a person. Bible study groups meet at 9:15 a.m. Sunday and worship is at 10:30 a.m. A celebration worship service is at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Lawrence Jewish

Community Center

The Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive, has services every week at 7:45 p.m. Friday. Saturday morning services start about 10 a.m. Saturday and Oct. 23. A Kiddush luncheon will follow.

Lawrence Wesleyan

The Rev. Nate Rovenstine will explore the Ten Commandments at the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday at Lawrence Wesleyan Church, 900 Madeline Lane. This Sunday, the message focuses on the Seventh Commandment. Sunday school classes for children and adults meet at 9:45 a.m.

Other small groups meet during the week for prayer, study and fellowship. Groups for ages 3 to 12 and junior and senior high students meet from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays.

Sunday afternoon is the church's annual Fall Party.

Call 841-5446, or stop by the church office at 900 Madeline Lane, to obtain more information.

Indian Hills

Church Of God

The Rev. Bill Kimbel will begin a two-part message, "The Business Of Faith," Sunday at Indian Hills Church of God, 29th Terrace and Louisiana Street. The morning worship celebration time will be filled with music, drama and opening of the Word. Sunday activities begin at 9:30 a.m. when a video will be shown. Worship begins at 10:45 a.m.

St. Margaret's Episcopal

The Rev. Darrel Proffitt will lead services at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40. Adult Christian education takes place at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for children and youths meets during the 10:30 service. Child care is available from 9:30 a.m. until the end of the 10:30 a.m. service, as well as during the evening service.

In observance of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Margaret's will hold a blessing of the animals at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. Pets may be brought to the church to receive a special blessing. The church also will conduct a supply drive for the Lawrence Humane Society.

The women's luncheon group meets at noon Monday at the Ramada Inn.

Alpha begins with supper at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. Child care will be available. Questers, a contemplative prayer and study group, meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of a parishioner. Call 865-5777 for the location.

The facilities team meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Vestry meets at 7 p.m.

The Bible study of Mark's Gospel continues at 10 a.m. Thursday. The children's choir practices at 4:30 p.m. The adult choir practices at 7 p.m. At 7 p.m., Eileen Roddy-Phillips, coordinator of Christian education, will present the first part of the workshop "Will our children have faith?"

An Alpha retreat is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16. The fall cookout begins at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at a parishioner's home. Call 865-5777 for the location.

Lawrence Heights

Christian

The Rev. Rod Hinkle will deliver the message "What is Your Mission?" at services Sunday at Lawrence Heights Christian Church, 2321 Peterson Road. A nursery is available during Sunday school and the worship hour. "Kids' Time," a children's church, is during the adult worship, and there is extended session for preschoolers.

A carry-in potluck luncheon and election of leaders for the coming year will take place after the service.

The Sunday evening schedule includes adult choir practice from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Children's Christmas rehearsal from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., and adult Bible study and both junior and senior high youth groups from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A small group led by Lanny Maddux, 749-2543, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A small group led by Pam Spence, 842-3077, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. A new group led by Hinkle, 843-1754, is forming for Tuesday evening. Contact any of the leaders or the church, 843-1729, for information.

A retreat for women is set for Oct. 15-16 at Mission Lake Christian Lake Camp. A men's retreat is set for Oct. 29-30 also at Mission Lake. Contact camp directors Keith and Marj Spence, 542-2013, for information.

Unity Church

The Rev. Sherry Schultz will lead services at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday at Unity Church of Lawrence, 416 Lincoln. This Sunday's talk will be "Quantum Thinking: Upside Down and Backward," The Children's Sunday Experience and Uniteens/ Y.O.U. meet at 11 a.m. The Uniteen Used Book Sale will take place Sunday morning. Proceeds will go to disaster relief in Kosovo. A fishing trip to Mary's Lake is planned after the early service.

The Holistic Health series continues at 7 p.m. Monday with Wally Mechler presenting "Enriching Daily Life with the 12-Step Philosophy." Mechler is an educator and nationally certified counselor for addictive disorders. The program promises to enrich daily life regardless of the presence or absence of addictive traits.

A four-week introductory class, A Course in Miracles, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the church sanctuary. This class is recommended for those who would like to learn the basic teachings without committing to an ongoing study of the course.

Jamie Fouche-Schack will present "Stretching for Health and Relaxation" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fouche-Schack is a graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and offers this class with a dual emphasis on correct techniques and a meditative focus.

"Noon Prayer" group meets Wednesdays.

"The Sabbath, Finding and Keeping Peace in a Frantic World" led by Adrienne Dorfman, is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Vipassana Meditation group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Friends Center.

Orthodox Christian

Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Christian Church, 2516 Huntoon, Topeka, will celebrate Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Sunday, the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, preceded by Orthros at 8:50 a.m. The Rev. Philip Vreeland, retired pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Kearney, Neb., will be the guest celebrant. A free fellowship luncheon follows the service. For information, contact the church, (785) 354-7718.

The St. Laurence Orthodox Christian Fellowship meets at 7 p.m. Monday at Canterbury House, 1116 La., for the service of small compline. The fellowship's regular discussion meeting will resume Oct. 18, with a discussion of the Epistle of James. For information, call Tony Jacobs, 832-1253.

New Hope Baptist

New Hope Baptist Church meets at 11 a.m. Sundays at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive. The teaching through the book of Colossians continues with the text this week from Colossians 2:3-5. The subject will be on the treasures of wisdom and knowledge in Christ. For information call 842-0752.

Christ Community

Evangelical Free

The Rev. Beau Abernathy's message at 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Christ Community Evangelical Free Church, 1449 Kasold, will be "A Passion for Truth."

Crossroads college/young adult ministry is under way. The Adult Bible Fellowship is studying "How To Manage Your Money." The group meets at 9:45 a.m. in Office No. 4 at Orchards Corner. Children and youths Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., and Children's Church begins at 11 a.m. Senior high youth Bible fellowship meets at 9:45 a.m. at No. 4 Orchards Corner.

The youth group, Oasis, meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. For more information call 842-7600.

Lecompton

United Methodist

The Rev. Gel Samson will lead the 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship services at Lecompton United Methodist Church, 353 Elmore, Lecompton.

Fellowship will follow the 8:45 a.m. service. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. Worship through music will be the theme at the 10:45 a.m. service. The singing group "Common Thread" will provide the music. A fellowship luncheon will follow. Call Marlene Hackathorn, 887-6268, for reservations. The Junior YF Fellowship is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Choir practice is at 6 p.m.

Bible study and fellowship is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Ministry Appreciation and Visionary Retreat will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17. Kevin Sanders is guest speaker at the 8:45 a.m. and the 10:45 a.m. services. Everyone attending should bring a covered dish for the potluck dinner after the 10:45 a.m. service.

The church will have revival services Oct. 20, 21 and 23. Samson will give a sermon to start the revival Oct. 20. A special choir program will follow. A sing-along of old time songs is planned for Oct. 21. On Oct. 23, a Saturday night, a teen night is planned. The service for all ages will be planned and given by the church youths.

Kansas Zen Center

There will be a one-day intensive meditation retreat with Dharma Master Judy Roitman from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23. Beginners are welcome.

A three-week Women in Buddhism class at 7 p.m. Thursdays will begin Nov. 4. The class is open to the public and costs $25. Call Kansas Zen Center at 331-2274 for more information or to register for these events.

Central

United Methodist

On Sunday, Central United Methodist Church, 1501 Mass., will celebrate Disability Awareness Sunday. Sunday school for all ages will meet at 9:30 a.m. Child care will be provided during Sunday school and worship. Baby Bible Study will be provided during worship. Stephen Ministers will meet following lunch. Youth Fellowship will visit a nursing home in the afternoon.

Drury Place Bible Study will meet at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Esther and Mary circles will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Bible study will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Brandon Woods. The Chancel Choir will meet at 7 p.m. and the Bell Choir at 8 p.m. Central's United Methodist Women members will travel at 6:30 p.m. to Eudora to meet with UMW members of the Eudora United Methodist Church. The Rev. Noel Stephens of Central will be guest speaker.

There will be no carry-in luncheon on Oct. 17.

Baha'i Faith

This week Baha'is pray that all religions will unite to do God's work.

The Local Spiritual Assembly will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The Kansas University Baha'i Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kansas Union, Parlor A.

Call 749-5151 for information about the Baha'i Faith.

First Baptist

The Rev. Marcus McFaul will preach on "Building the Church " Through Exercising Spiritual Gifts" Sunday, the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, at First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold. Robert Weinaug will offer a piano solo and Mark Robinson, director of music, will offer a vocal solo. Services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Christian education classes are at 9:30 a.m.

Sidney Hardgrave of Douglas County AIDS Project will speak on "AIDS and the Church Regarding Spiritual Care" at 6 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 17 and Oct. 24 at the church. The community is invited.

A New Member Welcome and Orientation Luncheon is set for Oct. 17.

Good Shepherd

Lutheran

Early worship with Holy Communion will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2211 Inverness Drive. A second worship service with Holy Communion will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. The marriage enrichment class will meet at 6 p.m. Junior high youths meet at 6:30 p.m. The singles Bible study is at 7 p.m.

Play group meets at 9:30 a.m. Monday. The sign language class and Worship Committee both meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Confirmation class meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Choir rehearsal begins at 7 p.m. Thursday.

For more information call the church, 843-3014.

Southside

Church of Christ

Pulpit minister Mark Abshier will speak during the 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday at Southside Church of Christ, 25th and Missouri streets. Sunday school classes for all ages are at 9:30 a.m. A second service is at 6 p.m.

Bible study classes for every age group are at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The video series, "That the World May Know," is shown in the auditorium Wednesday evenings, followed by discussion. Call 843-0770 for information.

Centenary

United Methodist

The Rev. Judy Long O'Neal continues her sermon series, "The Least of These," Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth. Sunday morning activities include a congregational hymn sing at 9:15 a.m. in the sanctuary, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., coffee and fellowship at 10:30 a.m., and worship at 10:50 a.m. The Administrative Council will meet at 8 a.m. Sunday in the upper room.

A Men's Appreciation dinner to honor the men and boys of the church will be served at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Fellowship Hall. After dinner, Don Mueller and Friends will play music.

The Salvation Army

Dale Simmons will preach on "Men of Integrity" and Capt. Rebecca Dickson will be a guest speaker Sunday during 10:30 a.m. services at The Salvation Army Church, 946 N.H. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. The Wednesday service will begin at 6 p.m.

Unitarian Fellowship

"Social Security: Will it be there for our children?" will be the topic for the 10:30 a.m. meeting at Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road. The speaker will be Harry G. Shaffer, author of "American Capitalism and the Changing Role of Government." Time for discussion will be provided during the informal coffee that follows. Religious education for children and young adults will be available then. Infant and preschool care is also available.

Unitarian-Universalist Forum is at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Sundays. "Unitarians Considering Religion" will be the topic.

Choir practice is at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Choir warm-up is at 10:15 a.m. every Sunday.

For information, leave a message at 842-3339.

Trinity Episcopal

Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., will celebrate Rite I Eucharist at 7:45 a.m. and Rite II Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Christian education classes begin at 9:15 a.m. Early Christian Awareness begins at 10:30 a.m. A children's Eucharist will be at 9:15 a.m. The Adult Forum will be on "The Call to Common Mission," regarding the Lutheran-Episcopal agreement.

A drama workshop for youths interested in the Christmas play will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.

Morning prayer will be offered in the chapel at 9:15 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

The Vestry and Divorce Recovery program will meet at 7 p.m. Monday.

Jubilee Cafe is open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and Fridays in the parish hall. The Trinity Food Pantry will be open from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday in Matthews Center. Alpha Course will meet at 6 p.m. The Trinity Choristers will rehearse at 7 p.m. Canterbury Choir will rehearse at 8 p.m.

Wednesday at Trinity will be at 6 p.m. EFM will meet at 7 p.m. The History Group and STEP group both meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Trinity Choristers will practice at 4:15 p.m. Thursday. Eucharist with unction will be at 6 p.m. in the chapel. The Fellowship Committee and the Finance Committee will both meet at 7 p.m. The Pastoral Care Team will meet at 7:30 p.m.

The Trinity Food Pantry will be open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. next Friday.

Stewardship campaign training will be from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 16 at First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

Immanuel Lutheran

Lutheran Women Missionary League Sunday will be celebrated at the 8:30 a.m. traditional Communion service and 11 a.m. contemporary Communion service at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 15th and Iowa streets. The Rev. Don Miller will bring a message of celebration and praise at both services. Sunday school and adult education classes begin at 9:45 a.m.

The third session of an eight-week adult information class is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Friendship Center.

Immanuel's members will serve the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen meal at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

Donations of men's, women's and children's sweaters are being accepted for Lutheran World Relief. The clothing will be picked up Oct. 15 at the church.

"Lifestyles," a special Bible study program from the Serendipity Resources, will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call 843-0620 for information.

Deborah's Walkers will meet at 8 a.m. Friday at the Southwind Theater parking lot to walk a portion of the South Lawrence Trafficway exercise path. Devotional time will follow.

Veritas Christian School

Veritas Christian School, 256 N. Mich., is having its annual Barn Party at 6 p.m. Oct. 16. The Barn Party will include a chili feed, live music from the band "Witness" and a silent auction. For ticket information call the office, 749-0083.

Plymouth

Congregational

The Rev. Peter Luckey will preach at the 10 a.m. traditional and 11:30 a.m. contemporary services Sunday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. The sermon, "Is Our Church Too Easy to Join?" looks at whether joining a church should be as effortless as being approved for a new credit card. New members will be received into the Plymouth Church family at both services. Scripture readings will be Philippians 4:1-9 and Matthew 22:1-14.

The "Not-So-Young Singles" group will meet for lunch and fellowship at King Buffet, 23rd and Ousdahl, after the 10 a.m. service.

Clinton Parkway

Assembly of God

Worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, 3200 Clinton Pkwy. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m. The Children's Church meets at 10 a.m. Pam Barker will be coordinating practice for the children's Christmas musical. Morning worship service provides ministry to the hearing impaired. A nursery is available.

The Rev. and Mrs. Rex Rictor will conduct special evangelistic services Sunday through Wednesday in a tent north of the church parking lots, off Heatherwood Drive. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The services will include praise, special music and congregational singing.

For information call the church, 843-7189.

West Side Presbyterian

The Rev. Dick Pierson will deliver the sermon "No Whining, Please!" at 11 a.m. Sunday at West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold. Scriptures are Exodus 32:1-14 and Matthew 22:1-14. Session will meet at 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

There will be an Alcoholics Anonymous District Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in the library.

Boy Scout Troop 55 meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Adult Choir meets at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Prayer Group meets at 8 a.m. Thursday. West Side will serve the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen meal at 1 p.m. Thursday. Bible study begins at 7 p.m.

Redeemer Lutheran

The Rev. J.W. Watson will preach on "The Lord Has Done This" from Matthew 21:33-43 at the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2700 Lawrence Ave. The order of service will be from the Lutheran Hymnal. AAL Branch meets at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, and Bible class are at 9:45 a.m. Board of Education meets at 11:45 a.m. Communication and Social Concerns Committee meets at 6 p.m. Church Council meets at 7 p.m.

Midweek school and women's Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The adult choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.

Lone Star

Church of the Brethren

Lone Star Church of the Brethren, 883 E. 800 Road (12 miles southwest of Lawrence on County Road 1039), is having its annual "Pancake and Sausage Supper" at 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Freewill donations will be accepted. For information call the church, 542-5722.

  • For a listing of area places of worship and service times, look for the Journal-World Religion Directory in Saturday's paper.

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