Archive for Friday, April 13, 2001

Religion briefs

April 13, 2001


Wheatland presents multimedia drama

Darrell Brazell of Wheatland Church of Christ will present "The Scandal of the Cross" at 7 tonight.

The free multimedia presentation about the trials of Jesus Christ will be made at Victory Church, 1942 Mass. Child care will be available.

Brazell will present "The Power of Resurrection" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday when Wheatland meets at old Kaw Valley School, 1411 E. 1850 Road.

For more information, call 842-5413.

It's 'Super Saturday' at Clinton Parkway

Clinton Parkway Assembly of God, 3200 Clinton Parkway, plans a Super Saturday celebration for third- through sixth-grade children.

The celebration, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., will include Bible stories, singing and an Easter egg hunt.

A youth music and drama presentation, "He's Alive," will be performed at 10 a.m. Sunday. There will not be a Sunday evening service.

Ottawa church slates annual spring festival

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

For tickets, call (785) 242-2174.

Ninth Street plans egg hunt, services

The singles ministry at Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church will offer an Easter egg hunt for children from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Buford M. Watson Park, Sixth and Tennessee streets.

Easter services are at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. at the church, 847 Ohio. Transportation is available by calling 843-6472.

Singles ministry will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Christian Outreach Center, 901 Tenn.

Calvary service features pianist

Pianist Haskell Cooley will present "A Time for Refreshing" at Sunday's Easter service at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th Terrace. Cooley is a former pianist for the Cathedral Quartet.

An egg hunt for children 12 and under begins at noon. The men of the church will serve a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, call 842-6463.

Choirs to perform at First Christian

First Christian Church, 1000 Ky., begins its Easter services with a Good Friday Service of Darkness at 7 tonight in the sanctuary. The service will feature a musical presentation by the choirs of the First Christian Church and the First Baptist Church.

The Jericho Cafe Coffeehouse will present a live concert by Soulsoak with Jenni Moore at 8:30 tonight. The cost is $3.

An egg hunt, games and other activities for children through sixth grade will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Easter Sunday events begin with a 7 a.m. prayer/Easter breakfast followed by a traditional Easter service at 9 a.m. An inspirational contemporary service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call 843-0679.

Corpus Christi offers children's activities

Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 W. 15th St., plans Resurrection Rolls and an Easter egg hunt from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Sunday for children in preschool through fourth grade. The event will begin in the church social hall.

Golf marathon benefits Catholic school

An April 26 golf marathon will raise money for computer equipment and maintenance for Lawrence Catholic School.

Golfers will play 100 holes for a per-hole donation from sponsors.

For more information, contact Pete Ramler at 749-4072, or Rick McNabb at 423-2667, or Greg Hill at 832-8879.

St. Margaret's offers Holy Week activities

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St., will have meditations on the Way of the Cross at 12:15 p.m. today followed by Stations of the Cross at 1:15 p.m.

The Good Friday evening service with choir begins at 7. Child care is available.

Holy Saturday services are at 9 a.m. The Easter vigil begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, with child care available.

Easter Sunday services are a traditional service at 8 a.m., a family service at 9:15 a.m., an 11 a.m. service with the adult choir and a 5 p.m. contemporary celebration.

For more information, call 865-5777.

Unitarians celebrate spring

John Brewer will discuss "Unitarians Considering Theology" at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

The spring celebration, "Images of the Season," follows at 10:30 a.m. A potluck dinner begins at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call 550-0767 or send an e-mail to

Drama presented at Indian Hills

"Reflections," a dramatic presentation of Jesus' last moments with his disciples, will be presented at 7 tonight at Indian Hills Church of God, 601 W. 29th Terrace.

The 10:45 a.m. Sunday service will include reflection on "Where Did He Go?"

For more information, call 843-9565.

Minister to speak at Aglow meeting

Pam Quilice, an ordained minister, will speak at the Lawrence Aglow meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.

For more information, call 597-5520.

Parenting expert offers daylong workshop

Parenting expert Jim Fay will present "The Underachieving and Apathetic Youngster" from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Community of Christ World Headquarters, 1001 W. Walnut, Independence, Mo.

Fay will offer techniques for reaching unmotivated and undisciplined children.

Cost for the event is $89. For more information, call (800) 588-5644 or visit

Lawrence Wesleyan observes Good Friday

Good Friday services are at 7 tonight at Lawrence Wesleyan Church, 900 Madeline Lane.

Lawrence Wesleyan will participate in the Lawrence Association of Evangelicals combined Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Road.

The church will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the church parking lot to carpool to an egg hunt at a member's farm. Lunch will follow.

For more information, call 843-5446.

Unity Church slates two Easter services

Unity Church of Lawrence will meet for an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at 3705 Clinton Pkwy. The 11 a.m. Easter service will be at Liberty Hall, 642 Mass.

For more information, call 841-1447.

Mustard Seed offers children's celebration

Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive, will offer an Easter celebration for children ages 2 through fifth grade from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. "High 5! He's Alive!" will include music, games, a video, the Easter story and a candy hunt.

On April 22, the Gideons will offer a presentation about their organization. Steve Butler will preach the Sunday morning message.

For more information, call 841-5685.

Praise Temple plans pancake feed, sale

Praise Temple Church of God in Christ, 315 E. Seventh St., will have a pancake feed and rummage sale at 7:30 a.m. April 21.

For more information, call 749-0985.

Immanuel Lutheran plans weekend events

Musical groups at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2104 W. 15th St., will present "Colors of Grace" during Good Friday services at 7:30 tonight.

Other Easter events include a service at noon today, an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday and a Lenten workshop for grade-school youth at 1 p.m. Saturday.

On Easter Sunday, breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and services will be at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

For more information, call 843-0620.

Plymouth offers three Easter services

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., will offer three Easter Sunday services.

At 7:30 a.m., the confirmation class will lead the service. The 9:30 a.m. traditional service will feature the choir accompanied by a brass quintet. A contemporary service will be at 11:15 a.m.

The 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. services will include bell choir performances.

Evangelicals plan sunrise service

The Lawrence Association of Evangelicals will have an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at First Church of Nazarene, 1942 Mass.

The 45-minute program will include special music, audience participation in worship and scripture, and prayer.

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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