Archive for Saturday, March 1, 2003

Religion briefs

March 1, 2003


Calvary Temple Assembly of God

A new schedule for worship and Sunday School will begin Sunday at Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 606 W. 29th St. Terrace.

Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m. for all ages, and worship services will start at 10:30 a.m., with children's church (ages 4 through 12) held during the services. Evening services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Christ's Ambassadors will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Central United Methodist Church

An Ash Wednesday worship service will be held at 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 1501 Mass. All are welcome to attend.

Loving Arms, a cancer support group, will start meeting at 7 p.m. March 10. The group is for cancer patients and their families.

For more information, call Deanna Bradley at 312-9016 or the church at 843-7066.

Clinton Parkway Assembly of God

There are now two Sunday morning worship services at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God, 3200 Clinton Parkway.

The first worship service begins at 8 a.m., the Sunday School hour starts at 9:30 a.m. and the second service begins at 10:30 a.m.

During the Sunday School hour, there will be three new adult classes. Scott Walton will teach "Romans, Finding Freedom in Christ"; Larry Powers will teach "Journey to Integrity"; and Dominic Dadzie will teach "Kings of Israel and the Second Coming."

A new Christian education program for preschool through fourth grade, taught by Cindy Weese, will begin in the church gym. There are also classes for fifth through 12th grades.

The Refuge Youth Group Rally will be held Wednesday. Pre-Rally prayer starts at 6 p.m. The Refuge Rally begins at 7 p.m.

Corpus Christi Catholic Church

Masses will be held at 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 W. 15th St.

Mass at Brandon Woods Retirement Center has been changed from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

Stations of the Cross will be observed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Holy Hour Adoration will be observed from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.

Coffee and doughnuts will be served in the social hall after both Sunday Masses.

Eudora United Methodist Church

Ash Wednesday services will be held from 7 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. at Eudora United Methodist Church, 703 Church St.

Lenten Communion services will be held from 7 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. March 12-April 16.

First United Methodist Church

Boy Scout Troop No. 52 will serve a pancake breakfast, featuring pancakes and sausages, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.

Endowment Sunday also will be this weekend. Members of the Legacy Society will be honored, and gifts secured with endowment earnings during 2002 will be blessed.

Start a "Walk to the Cross" with "Wednesdays in Lent" beginning Wednesday. The evenings start with supper at 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the group will break into small groups. A special study for children, "Journey to the Cross," is also offered.

An Ash Wednesday Taize service will follow at 7:30 p.m. This service is a time of meditation and reflection with music and silence. The imposition of ashes will be observed during the service.

"Wednesdays in Lent" will run through April 16.

Morning Star Christian Church

Morning Star Christian Church, 998 N. 1771 Road, will hold its first worship service in its new building at 10 a.m. Sunday.

A grand-opening community celebration of the church's new facility is planned for April 13.

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

The annual Mardi Gras party will be celebrated after the 5:30 p.m. liturgy today, in the basement of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky.

Parishioners are invited to attend the festivities and enjoy a meal of red beans and rice.

St. John parishioners can sign up for a softball team by calling the parish office at 843-0109. Practice begins in March, and games start in mid April.

Ash Wednesday liturgies are at 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will be distribution of ashes at all liturgies Wednesday.

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church

A workshop for prayer leaders, led by John Kost and the Rev. Jim Moore, will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Sixth St.

The Rev. Darrel Proffitt will preach his message on "Finding Direction in a Scary World" at the 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday services.

A workshop for readers, led by Pat Lechtenberg, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday.

St. Margaret's will hold 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. services Ash Wednesday.

Trinity Episcopal Church

Adult confirmation classes begin at noon Sunday in the nave of Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt.

The Rev. Jonathon Jensen will teach the classes, which will cover basic topics about the Episcopal Church. The first class will discuss the topic, "Did Henry VIII Found a New Church? Our Anglican Heritage."

Classes will be held from noon to 2 p.m. each Sunday through April 13, as preparation for Convocation-wide Confirmation April 26.

A light lunch will be served, and baby-sitting is available.

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence

A spiritual celebration will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

The Rev. Timothy Miller will present a program, "The Forgotten Charles Sheldon: Civil Rights Pioneer, Activist and Gentle Man," from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Participants will gather for coffee and fellowship from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Unity Church of Lawrence

The message for the 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Unity Church of Lawrence, 900 Madeline Lane, is "Words of a Forgotten People," based on the book "The Isaiah Effect" by Gregg Braden.

Unity Church will present "Reel Spirit," moving watching as a spiritual practice, at 7 p.m. Friday.

More information is available at 841-1447 and online at

Unity offers a moment of inspiration at 843-8832.

West Side Presbyterian Church

A new program for a children's choir has recently been funded by the Session of West Side Presbyterian Church, 1204 Kasold Drive.

A search for a candidate to fill the position of choir director is under way.

For more information, call the church office at 843-1504.

The Sacrament of Communion will be observed this week, and the subject of the Rev. Jay Gideon's message will be "More Holy Ground."

The men's group will meet for lunch at noon Thursday at Plum Tree Restaurant, 2620 Iowa.

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