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Archive for Saturday, March 2, 2002

Religion Briefs

March 2, 2002

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Unity welcomes guest musician

Guest musician Russ Kapp will share songs from his new CD, "Perennial Waltz," during the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday services at Unity Church, 416 Lincoln.

The Rev. Sherry Schultz will continue the series "No Less Than Greatness," based on the book by Mary Manin Morrissey.

Mustard Seed offers communion

Communion will be served at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive.

The Women of Titus II will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.

The "In His Presence" worship service will begin at 7 p.m. Friday. The Simply Single group will meet at 7 p.m. Friday.

Calvary Temple welcomes members

New members will be received during the 10:30 a.m. service March 24 at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th Terrace. Membership applications are due by March 17.

The Bible study group will start the book of Revelation later this month. The Rev. Marshall I.J. Lackrone leads the group, which meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

St. Margaret's offers membership classes

Membership classes begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

The Rev. Darrel Proffitt concludes his three-part sermon series with "Winning the War on Sin" at the 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday services.

The Lenten program "Prayer  A Way of Life" continues at 6 p.m. Tuesdays through March 12.

For more information, call 865-5777.

Catholic singles group to meet

The Catholic Adult Singles Divorce Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Simon Parish Center at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky.

For more information, call Mary at 887-3991.

Unitarian youths to present program

Elizabeth Collins, Adrien Vlach and the youth group will offer a presentation during the program from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Rd.

Trinity Episcopal plans Quiet Day

Robert Hagler, prior of Mount Calvary Retreat House in Santa Barbara, Calif., will lead a Quiet Day today at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt. It will begin at 9 a.m. with rolls and coffee. Lunch will be served at noon and the day will conclude at 3 p.m. Hagler also will preach at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services.

The Rev. George Wiley and Monteen Lucas will present the Sunday Adult Forum, "If you were on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?" The group meets at 9:30 a.m.

The handbell choir will rehearse at 4 p.m. Sunday. Chorister rehearsal is at 7 p.m. Tuesday followed by Canterbury Choir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m.

Plymouth to honor associate organist

Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., will honor associate organist Dina Evans during Sunday coffee hour.

The Chapel and Carol choirs will sing during a communion service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, 1501 Inverness Drive.

Trinity Lutheran sets Lenten program

"The challenge to follow where Jesus leads" is the Lenten theme for Wednesday evenings at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H.

The schedule includes Eucharist at 6 p.m. in the chapel, followed by a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

The Rev. Michael Kerr leads Holden Evening Prayer at 7 p.m. in the chapel followed by a sermon-study. Each week the sermon-study will focus on a portion of the church's provisional mission/vision statement. This week's theme is "The Challenge to Care."

Children's activities are also at 7 p.m. A nursery is provided throughout the evening.

Trinity plans a discussion of after-school arts opportunities for children after the 11 a.m. Sunday service.

Corpus Christi seeks member information

Corpus Christi Catholic Church parishioners who have not received a stewardship packet should contact the parish office, 843-6286. Census forms should be returned by March 9 to the parish office.

A healing Mass is planned at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 6001 W. 15th St. Mass is also scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, 1501 Inverness Drive.

Aglow welcomes guest speaker

Renee Herman of Overland Park will be guest speaker at the Lawrence Aglow meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Vermont Towers, 1101 Vt.

Aglow is an international, interdenominational group. For more information, call Janis Pearson at (785) 597-5520.

St. John's sets KU watch party

The next KU basketball viewing party is at 1 p.m. Sunday in the downstairs parish hall at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky. The game will be shown on a big-screen TV. Drinks are furnished; bring snacks to share.

Women and their young children are invited to gather to pray and deepen their faith in God at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Call Bonita at 749-3249 for more information.

Parishioners who want a guided experience of reflection in preparation for their annual renewal of baptismal vows can attend Recollection Evenings at 7 p.m. Monday and March 11.

The next Tuesdays with Mike session will examine "Theology of the body applied to special questions." The group meets from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the parish hall. The sessions are designed for parents and other adults who want to understand the church's teachings.

Divorce recovery group to meet

Doug and Ruth Ann Guess will lead a Divorce Recovery Group at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. The group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays for eight weeks, starting Monday.

Wednesdays in Lent continue with supper and fellowship at 5 p.m. followed by small group Lenten studies at 6 p.m. and a Taize service at 7:30 p.m.

Heartland extends medical clinic hours

Heartland Community Church, 619 Vt., will start a four-week series Sunday called "What Would Jesus Say?" This Sunday the Rev. Paul Gray will explore "What Would Jesus Say to Bill O'Reilly?"

Heartland's free medical clinic is now open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays in addition to Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

First Nazarene slates events

The Rev. Don Dunn will present "How do I hate what I love the most?" based on Luke 14 at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Rd. Sunday education classes are at 9 a.m.

OASIS supper is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by study and activity groups for all ages at 7 p.m. Child care is available for all events.

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