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Religion briefs

October 12, 2001

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Lone Star church serves pancake supper

Lone Star Church of the Brethren, 883 E. 800 Road, will hold its 51st annual pancake and sausage supper Monday.

Serving begins at 5 p.m. A freewill donation will be taken. For more information, call Marjorie Schick at 748-0846.

First Presbyterian slates rummage sale

First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, plans its fall rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the fellowship hall.

For more information, call the church at 843-4171.

Lawrence Aglow marks Octoberfest

Lawrence Aglow will gather for an Octoberfest celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.

The event will include a casserole luncheon and prize giveaways. Special music will be provided by pianist Faye Norwood. Gayle Hodges and Shirley Fizer will share their testimonies.

Attendees are asked to bring a casserole. Aglow will furnish bread, salad, dessert, drinks and table service.

For more information, call Janis Pearson at 597-5520.

Calvary Temple holds Kids Krusade

Kids Krusade begins at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th Terrace.

There will be fun, prizes and Scripture lessons for ages 3-12. For more information, call 842-6463.

Ninth Street marks College Sunday

Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 847 Ohio, will celebrate College Sunday with worship at 10:45 a.m. featuring the Kansas University Inspirational Gospel Voices. Dinner for college students will follow the service.

Pre-registration ends Oct. 24 for "A Walk Through the Old Testament." Cost is $14 per person for the Nov. 5-7 conference. For more information or to register, call 843-6472.

Confirmation set at St. John's

Abbot Barnabas Senecal will confer the sacrament of confirmation on 32 parish youths at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky. The 5 p.m. liturgy that day is canceled.

For more information, call 843-0109.

Baldwin High grad prepares for mission

Lanny Warren Outcalt will serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Santiago, Chile, Mission. On Nov. 14 he will enter the Mission Training Center in Provo, Utah, for two months of language training.

Outcalt is a May 2000 graduate of Baldwin High School. He will speak at his mission farewell at 9 a.m. Sunday during services in the Lawrence Second Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3615 W. 10th St.

Immanuel Lutheran plans Oompahfest

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2104 W. 15th St., will hold its Oompahfest from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Holcom Park.

Activities are planned in the shelter house and on the tennis courts. Meals will be served in the Holcom Park Rec Center, 2700 W. 27th St. German food will be served, including brats, bierocks and sauerkraut.

Entertainment will be provided by the Alpen Spielers polka band. Other events include live and silent auctions, face painting and Bible trivia.

First Baptist offers renewal services

First Baptist Church, 1330 Kasold Drive, invites the public to attend "This Is My Story, This Is My Song," renewal services with guests the Rev. Nancy Hastings Sehested and musician D.E. Adams.

They will participate in the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday services and in 7 p.m. services Sunday through Tuesday. A reception will follow the 7 p.m. Sunday service.

Sehested will also lead women's Bible study at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

For more information, call the church at 843-0020.

Bishop to commission new Seabury leader

To celebrate Episcopal Schools Week, the Rt. Rev. William Smalley, bishop of Kansas, will visit Bishop Seabury Academy, 1411 E. 1850 Road, at 8 a.m. today.

Bishop Smalley will formally commission Chris Carter as head of school on behalf of the diocese. A reception will follow.

For more information, call 832-1717.

FUMC offers group for newlywed couples

First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., will sponsor a Covenant Group for couples married three years or less from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday in room 203.

The group will continue to meet the second and fourth Sunday of each month. The sessions are designed to strengthen marriages and spiritual life and to allow people to meet other young couples.

Sharon Howell and Grant Clowers will lead the sessions. For more information, call 841-7500.

Perry Methodist slates annual bazaar

Perry Perry United Methodist Church, 220 Oak St., will hold its annual bazaar and dinner Oct. 20.

A craft and baked goods sale plus a silent auction will be offered from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Elswick Hall. Children's activities and games will be available.

Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

For more information, call the church at (785) 597-5375.

Trinity Lutheran offers musical workshop

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., will offer a musical workshop for children in kindergarten through sixth grade from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 19.

Children will learn songs and rehearse "100% Chance of Rain," which will be presented at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 28 at the church.

Call the church by Sunday at 843-4150 to register for the workshop.

Plymouth celebrates 147th anniversary

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., will mark the 147th anniversary of its founding Sunday with an open house for the Rainbow Journey Sunday school program after the first service.

The Plymouth youth will present a talent show at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Mayflower Room. Cost is $5, including dessert.

For more information, call 843-3220.

Clinton Assembly welcomes guest speaker

The Rev. Ron James will be guest speaker Sunday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God, 3200 Clinton Parkway.

The adult seniors ministry will serve a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the church.

The Rev. Rick Burwick and his wife, Monica, will begin their duties as senior pastors Oct. 21.

For more information, call 843-7189.

Unity Church offers course, presentation

Unity basics, an eight-week course with the Rev. Sherry Schultz, begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Church, 416 Lincoln.

Call the church at 841-1447 for more information or to register.

Susan Peach, staff therapist with the Adoptive Families Treatment Center in Kansas City, Mo., will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the church. Her presentation will address "Attachment Parenting and Strain: What is it, and how can it help my family?" Cost is $10 per person.

St. Margaret's slates annual fall cookout

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St., plans its annual fall cookout at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The church will offer workshops Sunday and Oct. 21. The first, "Flying High on God's Love," will include kite-making demonstrations. "I Love All God's Creatures" will feature information from a veterinarian.

For more information, call the church at 865-5777.

Lawrence Baptist marks 25 years

Lawrence Baptist Temple, 3201 W. 31st St., will mark its 25th anniversary Sunday.

The Rev. Bill Brewer, longtime pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Bonner Springs, will speak during the 10 a.m. service. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.

A service at 2:15 p.m. will recognize founder and pastor the Rev. Gary Myer and other longtime members. The service will also include music by The Austins of Baldwin.

The deadline for information for the Religion Briefs is noon Tuesday. 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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