Archive for Saturday, May 11, 2002

Religion briefs

May 11, 2002


Relationship series begins at Mustard Seed

Keith and Carol Noe will begin presenting a six-week video series Sunday in the adult Sunday school class at Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive.

The series, titled "Loving Relationships," was created by Gary Smalley.

Singing family to open Wellsville gospel series

Wellsville The Cooper Family will kick off the summertime gospel night series at 7 p.m. May 17 at Fifth and Main in Wellsville.

The Cooper Family is made up of Randy and Holly Cooper and their six children.

The concerts, which are free, will be on the third Friday night of each month through August.

St. John to hold feasts of Ascension

The feast of the Ascension will be celebrated at liturgies at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky. The liturgies are at 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and at 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sundays.

Remembering Church, a small group that welcomes back returning Catholics, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the small chapel in the church.

Duo to deliver old-fashioned service

Jeremiah and Venda Hanley will present a program of old-fashioned gospel preaching and music at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th St. Terrace.

Mothers will be honored with Mother's Day ribbon bookmarks. High school and college graduates will be recognized during the morning worship service.

Early registration for Summer Kids Kamp is due by June 3. Early registration is $70, which includes a camp T-shirt. The camp, for ages 8-11, will be held at Wheat State Camp between Andover and Augusta.

The Women's Ministries will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and the lesson will be taught by Elaine Lackrone.

Call the church, 842-6463, for more information.

Jubilee Cafe to serve Mother's Day brunch

A Mother's Day brunch will be served by Jubilee Cafe from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday in Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Proceeds will go to Jubilee Cafan organization that serves breakfast to needy or homeless persons throughout the year and is staffed by Kansas University student volunteers.

Call 841-7500 for more information.

Prayer is focus of St. Margaret's series

The Rev. Darrel Proffitt continues his six-part sermon series Sunday with "How To Pray for Anyone and Everyone" at the 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. services at St. Margaret's Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

In addition to celebrating Mother's Day at each service, a special Teachers Recognition will take place at the 9 a.m. service.

The small groups "Personal Audit," "Wholeness," "Stressed Out," "Gifts and Calling" and "Parenting" will be open for enrollment through the middle of May. A small groups evaluation meeting will be at 9 a.m. today at the church.

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

Unitarians to hear lecture on Costa Rica

"Costa Rica, Latin America's Most Democratic Country: Why?" a lecture by Charles Stansifer, will be presented from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

Call 842-3339 for more information.

Forum to feature talk by jail worker

Mike Caron will present the Adult Forum at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the Nave at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt. Caron has worked in a number of different jails and prisons in Kansas and Missouri. He will discuss developments in modern jails and long-term reform issues.

Trinity mothers will be honored at receptions following both 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services Sunday.

The Contemporary Family Service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday and will feature the Handbell, Chorister and Canterbury choirs. Following the service the children will plant flowers in recognition of their mothers.

Choirster Choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Canterbury Choir rehearses at 8 p.m. Tuesday, and Handbell Choir rehearsal is at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Lutheran women to hold study groups

Women of Trinity Lutheran Church will meet Wednesday for their monthly study groups at the church, 1245 N.H.

The Ruth group meets at 9:30 a.m., and the Naomi group gathers at 1:30 p.m., both in the church's social room. The Deborah group will be at 7:30 p.m. in the home of Camilla Swenson.

The women's study of Paula Rinehart's book "Strong Women, Soft Hearts" continues Friday in the home of Barb Sneegas. The study opens with dinner at 6:30 p.m. To confirm attendance or for more information, call the church at 843-4150.

Service to observe Mother's Day

First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Road, will be observing Mother's Day at its 10:15 a.m. Sunday service.

Children, age 4 through sixth grade, can participate in Son Canyon, a vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 17-21.

For more information, call the church at 843-3940.

Harpist to provide music at West Side

Harpist Lena Stouppe will play a variety of selections for the prelude at the 11 a.m. Sunday service at West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive. The harp arrangements feature pieces by Pachabel, Schubert, Andres and others.

The Mother's Day celebration also will include a medley of old-time religion favorites by the vocal choir.

Services minister to moms, students

Central United Methodist Church, 1501 Mass., will offer "The Alternative," a contemporary service, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The service is designed to minister to the needs of college students and young professionals. Dress is casual.

The church will be have a Mother's Day service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. A personal gift will be given to each mother. Children's Church and a nursery will be provided.

Call 843-7066 for more information.

Pastor candidate to lead Eudora service

Eudora The Rev. Lisa Garner, a candidate for pastor at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora, will lead the service at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 314 E. Eighth St.

Garner is associate minister at Colonial Congregational Church in Prairie Village.

Church offering free portrait to families

Heritage Baptist Church, 4340 W. Sixth St., will honor mothers at the morning church service Sunday. The church also will provide a free family portrait to those in attendance.

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and the morning service is at 10:30 a.m.

For free bus transportation, call 749-7286.

Children's groups to perform for mothers

The God's Kids and Kingdom Kids Choirs will perform with their mothers at the traditional worship service Sunday at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave.

Members of the choirs range in age from pre-kindergarten to sixth grade.

Call 842-2343 for more information.

Pancake breakfast set at Praise Temple

Praise Temple Church of God in Christ, 315 E. Seventh St., will have its Pancake Breakfast Meal and Bake Sale beginning at 6 a.m. today. The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, hash browns, orange juice, milk and breakfast. Cost is $4. The bake sale features cakes, pies, cookies and muffins.

The church also will offer "Explosion 2002 Revival," featuring evangelist George Bratton of Little Rock, Ark., at 7 p.m. Wednesday through May 18 and 11:30 a.m. May 19.

Call the church at 749-0985 for more information.

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