Archive for Friday, January 12, 2001

Religion briefs

January 12, 2001


Catholics to flip pancakes on Sunday

St. Stephen's Columbian Squires and the Knights of Columbus will have a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the parish hall at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1229 Vt. Breakfast includes pancakes, orange juice and coffee.

TV show to feature singing, talks

"Think on These Things" with T.E. Denton will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. Fridays on Channel 19. The show features six minutes of a cappella singing and 22 minutes of Bible-related talks.

Ottawa community to mark MLK Day

Ottawa The annual Martin Luther King Jr. program will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Ottawa University Chapel. The theme is "Keeping the Dream Alive."

The First Baptist Church and Bethany Chapel Baptist Church choirs will sing. The Martin Luther King Jr. and the Undoing Racism Proclamations will be read.

The Rev. Steve Iwersen of the Church of the Nazarene will lead the Prayer of Unity. Evan Lee Germany, winner of last year's Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest, will recite the "I Have a Dream" speech. Winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest will be recognized.

Mayor Richard Jackson will speak and present a Keep the Dream Alive Award. John Neal, president of Ottawa University, will talk, and the Rev. Dimitri Clark of Bethany Chapel Baptist Church will be the master of ceremonies.

Calvary renovations becoming apparent

Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th St. Terrace, has a new look. A steeple went up on the roof Tuesday and crosses were put up out front.

Unity to present White Stone Ceremony

Unity Church of Lawrence, 416 Lincoln St., will present its White Stone Ceremony at the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday.

Youth Education and Infant Care are available at the 11 a.m. service.

Baptist church offers two conferences

Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 847 Ohio, will offer a Stewardship Conference at 9 a.m. and a Singles Conference at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The facilitator is Manual Scott of Los Angeles.

Both conferences will be held at Ninth Street Baptist Church Outreach Center, 901 Tenn. Cost for each is $5. Call 843-6472 for more information.

Film on civil rights leader to be shown

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Adult Forum at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., will be a video presentation on Jonathan Daniels. Daniels was an Episcopal seminary student from Boston who was killed while working in the South as a civil rights worker.

The forum begins at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Slaugh to speak about missionary work

Heidi Slaugh, a missionary who recently returned from Brazil, will report on her mission work at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lawrence 1st Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3615 W. 10th St.

Slaugh spent 18 months in the Brazil Curitiba Mission of the church.

She is a graduate of Lawrence High School and the daughter of Cheryl and Carl Slaugh, Lawrence. In May she will return to Brigham Young University to continue her studies.

Soprano, pianist slated at Methodist church

Guest musicians Lynda Canaday, soprano, and Ellen Bottorf, piano, will perform African-American spirituals at 11 a.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

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