Archive for Friday, April 6, 2001

Religion briefs

April 6, 2001


Registration open for Catholic camp

The Midwest Catholic Youth Chorale offers a camp to help high school students become more successful and prayerful in their leadership of liturgical music.

The July 22-28 camp is open to students in Kansas and Missouri who are Catholic.

Cost is $300 per student, payable in three installments. Financial aid is available. The registration deadline is April 15. For more information, call Lisa Roush at 843-0357.

Unity offers concert

Greg Tamblyn will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Unity Church, 416 Lincoln St. A $10 offering is suggested.

Tamblyn will also be at the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday services. For more information, call 841-1447.

Ninth Street Baptist offers conference

Okechukwu Ogbonnaya will discuss Christian spirituality and growth during a conference today and Saturday at Ninth Street Baptist Church, 847 Ohio.

Conference sessions are from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Cost for the conference is $10 per person. For more information, call the Rev. Rene Brown or Kristie Vital at 843-6472.

Ogbonnaya will also be guest preacher at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Transportation to the church is available by calling 843-6472.

The music and fine arts ministry will offer an encore presentation of the play "I Thought I had a Seat on Sunday" at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Couples ministry will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Christian outreach center, Ninth and Tennessee streets.

Bible program to be televised

A Bible-related program, "Think on These Things," will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. Fridays on Sunflower Cablevision's Channel 19.

Transcripts can be read or copied from

Resurrection Run marks biblical journey

The Second Annual Resurrection Run is Saturday at Sunflower School, 2621 Inverness Drive. Registration is at 7:30 a.m.

The 5K run/walk commemorates the journey that Mary, Peter and John made to and from the empty tomb of Jesus on Resurrection Day. For more information, call 842-5838.

Plymouth to dedicate building renovation

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., will dedicate its newly renovated north wing after the 11:15 a.m. Sunday service.

Special Palm Sunday events are planned during the 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services and Sunday school.

For more information, call 843-3220.

New group offers support for dads

Dad's Time, a support group for fathers, will have its first meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.

Cost for the 10-week session is $10, which is refundable upon completion. On-site child care will be provided. To register, call the Mother to Mother office at 841-0838.

Minister to speak at Aglow meeting

Pam Quilice, an ordained minister, will speak at the April 14 Lawrence Aglow meeting.

The group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.

For more information, call 597-5520.

Michigan Valley serves pancake feed

Michigan Valley Community Church will serve a pancake feed from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit the church's continuing construction project.

The church is on the blacktop northeast of the Pomona Lake dam, or 9.5 miles south of U.S. Highway 56 at Overbrook.

For more information, call (785) 665-7050.

Calvary observes Palm Sunday

Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th St. Terrace, will give palm leaves to children attending Children's Church on Palm Sunday.

Pianist Haskell Cooley will provide special music at the April 15 service at the church. Cooley is former pianist for the Cathedral Quartet. For more information, call 842-6463.

Jewish center offers contemporary music

The Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive, presents Shiray Shabbat, a contemporary all-music service, from 7:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today. Refreshments and snacks are provided after the service.

Jay Sand will bring his multimedia program "The Jews of Africa" to the center for a 6 p.m. April 14 presentation. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, call Diane Whitten-Vile at 843-9302.

Ottawa church slates annual spring festival

Ottawa - Sacred Heart Church and School presents the annual spring festival from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. April 21 in the parish center, Fourth and Cedar.

For tickets, call (785) 242-2174.

Musician to perform at Centenary Methodist

Lee Domann, a musician and storyteller, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth St.

The church youth group will serve a pre-concert spaghetti dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. A freewill offering will be taken at both events to support Domann's music ministry.

For more information, call 843-1756.

Choir, ensemble to play at First Presbyterian

The Friends University Concert Choir and Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 tonight in the sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.

For more information, call 843-4171.

Trinity Episcopal to dedicate altar

Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., will have Palm Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The 10:30 a.m. celebration will begin in the courtyard with the Procession of Palms commemorating Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. The newly renovated altar area will be dedicated at the 10:30 a.m. service.

Congregations meet for prayer service

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky., will welcome Trinity Lutheran Church for the annual shared Passion Sunday prayer service.

The service will begin with a social at 10:15 a.m. Sunday in St. John's parish hall. The congregations will move outside, weather permitting, for the blessing of the palms. Worshippers will then go to their church for 11 a.m. services.

An overview of the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum will be given at 7 p.m. Monday in the church.

Reservation are being accepted for an October parish pilgrimage to Ireland. A discount is available for deposits made by April 15. For more information, call Judy at 842-0715.

First Christian serves family Passover meal

First Christian Church, 1000 Ky., will observe a traditional Palm Sunday service at 9 a.m. Sunday. A contemporary worship service begins at 10:30 a.m. with a children's processional.

The church will serve a family Passover meal at 5 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall.

A Good Friday "Service of Darkness" will feature a musical presentation by the choirs of First Christian Church and First Baptist Church. The service begins at 7 p.m. April 13.

For more information, call 843-0679.

Ministry meeting at Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive, will play host to a prophetic ministry meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Water baptism will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call Paul Taylor at 841-5685.

The church will offer a Maundy Thursday foot-washing service at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Second Christian welcomes speakers

Sunday is Men and Women's Day at Second Christian Church, 1245 Conn.

Guest speakers are La Merle McCoy of Praise Temple Church of God in Christ, Lawrence, and the Rev. Delmar White of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Topeka. For more information, call 843-9405.

Speak to address Islam at Unitarian

Mohamed El-Hodiri will speak on "Abraham's God: Islam (Whom Do Muslims Worship?)" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

Social hour follows at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call 842-3339.

Men's chorale to perform at FUMC

First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., offers Taize worship at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Lawrence Men's Chorale, under direction of Kenny Marsh, will present their spring concert at 7:30 tonight in the sanctuary. Tickets are $5, available at the door.

Guest soloist Lynda Canady and pianist Ellen Bottorff will share African-American spirituals during special services at 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Thursday. The chancel choir will also perform.

Church offers weekend for married couples

Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 W. 15th St., invites struggling married couples to participate in Retrouvaille. The next weekend ministry is May 4-6.

For more information , call (816) 505-0510 or (800) 470-2230. Registration deadline is April 23.

St. Margaret's offers Holy Week activities

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St., plans several special events for Holy Week.

The Palm Sunday lineup features an 8 a.m. traditional service, 9:15 a.m. family service, 11 a.m. service with choir and instruments and 5 p.m. contemporary service with band.

An agape meal and Maundy Thursday service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

On April 13 the church will have meditations on "the Way of the Cross" at 12:15 p.m., Stations of the Cross at 1:15 p.m. and a Good Friday service with choir at 7 p.m. Child care will be available with the evening service.

For more information, call 865-5577.

Victory offers dramatic presentation

Darrell Brazell will present "The Scandal of the Cross," a multimedia dramatic presentation, at 7 tonight at Victory Church, 1942 Mass.

On Sunday Brazell will present "The Power of Resurrection" at 10:30 a.m. at the old Kaw Valley School, 1411 E. 1850 Road. For more information, call 842-5413.

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

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