Archive for Friday, December 8, 2000

Religion briefs

December 8, 2000


Trinity Episcopal to have prayer workshop

The Rev. Bill Beachy will have a Healing Prayer workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt. The workshop will address such topics as praying for people with cancer, praying for inner healing and ministering to those who are dying. Soup, dessert and drinks will be provided.

Also at Trinity, Deacon Dick Tracy will moderate the first of two adult forums focusing on the season of Advent in Episcopal church at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Gospel singer, teacher to visit Calvary Temple

Gene and Viva Reasoner will be guests during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church, 606 W. 29th St. Terrace. Gene is a gospel singer/songwriter and has had his songs recorded by The Rambos, the Florida Boys, The Lesters, White River and The Cathedrals. Viva will share her miraculous healing testimony concerning healing and prayer for the sick.

The pre-registration deadline for the New Year's Eve celebration, "A Century of Pentecost," at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka has been extended to Thursday.

Guest to speak at Lawrence Aglow

The Rev. Paul Winn will be guest speaker at Lawrence Aglow's Christmas brunch celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt. Bring your favorite brunch food to share. Everyone attending also is encouraged to bring a gift item for the Tower's kitchen/community room as a token of appreciation for use of the facility and a stuffed animal to donate for the children at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

GermanFest planned at Clearfield United

Clearfield United Methodist Church will have its annual GermanFest Saturday. Musical entertainment, a bazaar and bake sale will be offered from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A bratwurst dinner will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Don Mueller will host the program at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

Lecompton Methodist to host holiday dinner

Lecompton United Methodist Church, 402 Elmore, will be host to a mid-holiday dinner Sunday. Home-meal deliveries will begin at 5 p.m. Service in Fellowship Hall will begin at 6 p.m. There are sign-up sheets posted in Fellowship Hall for those wishing to donate food items. Call Cindy Treaster at (785) 887-8004 if you would like to help.

Mustard Seed puts on 'Little Drummer Boy'

The children's Christmas program, "The Little Drummer Boy Behind the Music," will be performed at 6:20 p.m. Sunday at Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Michigan Valley to have 'Parents' Day Out'

Michigan Valley Community Church, located on the blacktop northeast of the Pomona Lake dam, will host "Parents' Day Out" for children ages 2 and older from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. All area parents are welcome to bring their children for a day of planned activities, games and crafts. Lunch will be provided. Admission is free, although donations will be accepted. For pre-registration, call Delores Schoepflin at (785) 453-2286.

Farewell tea planned for Ives Chapel pastor

Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, 1018 Miami, Baldwin, is having a farewell tea for Pastor Shirley Edgerton from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Members of the Ives Tabernacle Choir will provide a special musical salute at 5 p.m.

Vocalist to perform at Unity Church

Vocalist Tanya Shaffer will perform at the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday at Unity Church of Lawrence, 416 Lincoln.

Also at Unity, the class "How to Pray, How to Meditate, How to Connect" will be offered from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays in December. The class is offered on a responsible giving basis and will be facilitated by the Rev. Sherry Schultz. Call the church office, 841-1447, to join.

Sunflower Cablevision to air Bible-related show

"Think on These Things," a 30-minute program with T.E. Denton, will begin showing Tuesday on Sunflower Cablevision's channel 19. Tune in at 7 p.m. Tuesdays or 6:30 p.m. Fridays to hear Bible-related talks on subjects ranging from the existence of God to the redemption of man. Free material, such as transcripts, is offered upon request.

Concert set for Sunday at Plymouth Church

The Chancel Choir, accompanied by a string orchestra, organ and harp, will present the Christmas Oratorio by Saint-Saens at the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. The 11:15 a.m. service also will feature special music by the Gospel Choir and the Gathering of Grace band.

St. John to observe annual feast day

Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. In observance of this feast day, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1229 Vt., will have liturgies at 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 6 p.m.

In cooperation with Plymouth Congregational Church, St. John will have a Taize worship service featuring song, scripture and silence at 7 tonight at St. John Church.

The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be observed with a 9 a.m. liturgy Saturday, followed by continued celebration with Mexican hot chocolate, cookies, bazaar table and a pi for the children. Bring canned foods and other non-perishables to donate to those in need.

Clinton Parkway holds Christmas dinner

Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, 3200 Clinton Parkway, will have a covered dish Christmas dinner and special program with music for the Community Living Opportunities guests and staff at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Centenary United exhibits creches

More than 200 creches will be exhibited at Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth St., during the Festival of Nativities 2000. Cres can be viewed from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 16-17 and 23 and from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 24. A Christmas Eve candlelight service will be 7 p.m. Dec. 24 in the sanctuary.

Heartland offers children's program

Heartland Community Church, 619 Vt., will offer a special children's Christmas program, "Mission Possible," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Full orchestra to perform 'Messiah'

The Chancel Choir will present excerpts from Handel's "Messiah" at the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. A full orchestra will accompany at both services.

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