Archive for Saturday, April 9, 2005

Religion briefs

April 9, 2005


Calvary Assembly Church of God

606 W. 29th St. Terrace

Tuesday: Men's and women's ministries meet, 6:30 p.m., church; women continue study of "The Purpose Driven Life."

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adam David Buhler has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Haiti Port-au-Prince Mission.

While in Haiti he will perform service for the people of that island nation and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He will enter the Church's Mission Training Center in Provo, Utah, April 20, where he will spend two months learning to speak Creole.

Adam is the son of David and Beth Buhler and the grandson of Everett and Helen Buhler, all of Lawrence, and Margaret Johnson, of Albuquerque, N.M. He is a 2003 graduate of Lawrence High School.

He will speak April 10 at the sacrament meetings at both the Lawrence 2nd Ward and the University Ward. The 2nd Ward meets at 9 a.m. at 3615 W. 10th St.; the University Ward meets at 11 a.m. at 120 Indian Ave.

First Christian Church

1000 Ky.

Today: Silent auction, featuring new items, collectibles and services offered, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.; proceeds go toward parlor fund ministry, which offers space to brides at their weddings and space for adult Bible study; open to public, for more information, call 843-0679.

Sunday: Visitors and new members are invited to "Pizza with the Pastor" at 12:15 p.m.

First United Methodist Church

946 Vt.

Sunday: Guest speaker Allen Newton, pastor, Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church, Gulf Breeze, Fla., shares in all three worship services; as one of the premier examples of multi-campus church, Gulf Breeze UMC has worship in multiple sites every Sunday.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2211 Inverness Drive

Sunday: Sunday school for adults, children, 9:30 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m.; Lutheran Campus Ministry with the Rev. Shawn Norris, for Kansas University students, faculty and staff, 5 p.m., Canterbury House, 1116 La.; Alanon meets, 7 p.m., parish hall.

Heartland Community Church

619 Vt.

Sunday: Church celebrates first anniversary of the Leo Center during 11 a.m. worship service; Leo Center, in Riverfront Plaza, includes a medical clinic, food pantry, benevolence center and biblical counseling; Lu Ann Nystrom speaks on benefits of biblical counseling; Nystrom has been part of the leadership team that has developed S.A.L.T. (Seven Areas of Life Training), the Leo Center's counseling course; group and individual counseling offered for these areas of life: spiritual, psychological, social, physical, financial, marital and parental.

Immanuel Lutheran Church and University Student Center

2104 Bob Billings Parkway

Sunday: Youth night, 6 p.m., Friendship Center; Sunday school teachers meeting, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Immanuel serves LINK meal, 12:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.

Wednesday: Bible study continues, "They Shall See His Face," in sessions at 10 a.m., 7 p.m.; for more information, call church office at 843-0620.

Thursday: Lutheran Student Fellowship, free supper, 5:30 p.m.; all students welcome for meal and fellowship.

Indian Hills Church of God

601 W. 29th St. Terrace

Today: All-church garage sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday: Jerry Sternadel speaks during worship on "The End Times," 10:45 a.m.

Ives Chapel United Methodist Church

1018 Miami (Baldwin)

April 23: Trails United Methodist Men sponsor a spaghetti supper, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.; benefit to help defray expenses of a missioner from Ives Chapel who will serve with Volunteers-in-Mission Kansas East Conference Team to Kenya in July; Trails United Methodist Men is comprised of members from Clearfield United Methodist Church and Ives Chapel.

Lawrence Wesleyan Church

3705 Clinton Parkway

Sunday: "Pizza with the Pastor," for those who would like to learn more about the church, 12:30 p.m.

Friday and April 16: PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) Marriage seminar facilitated by Shane Jones, 6:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 16; cost, $50 per couple in advance, $75 at the door; to register, call church at 841-5446.

Redeemer Lutheran Church

2700 Lawrence Ave.

Sunday: Church council meets, 11:15 a.m.

Sunday and April 17, 24: Redeemer offers video presentation "Raising Your Child in an Ungodly World," 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; video covers topics such as sex education, how to supervise teenage parties, young people and drugs and praying with your children; presented by the Rev. Bob Leiste, open to public, child care provided; for more information, call 843-8181.

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

1234 Ky.

April 16: Parish celebration of first Eucharist for children of the parish; no anticipated Sunday liturgy at 5:30 p.m.; first Eucharist liturgies for first communicants and their families, 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church

1011 Vt.

Today: Eucharistic visitors meet for prayer, instruction, 8 a.m., junior high room.

Sunday: Adult forum, panel discussion about end-of-life issues, 9:30 a.m., parish hall; adult and youth Confirmation classes begin, following 10:30 a.m. service, classes continue through May 15.

Tuesday: Grandmother's Group meets, 9:30 a.m., home of Margaret Bearse, newcomers welcome.

Trinity Lutheran Church

1245 N.H.

Sunday: Offering of Letters Sunday after 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. services; emphasizes writing letters to government officials to "Make Hunger History in the U.S."; Karen Meurer, local church outreach for Bread for the World, guest preacher at both services.

Monday: Communion coffee fellowship with short service, coffee and dessert follows, 10 a.m.; rides to church available by calling church office, 843-4150.

Wednesday: Sewing/workday, women make quilts for Lutheran World Relief, men's projects around the church, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; potluck lunch noon.

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence

1263 N. 1100 Road

Sunday: "Earth Day Observance," 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.; "When the Rain Returns: Toward Justice & Reconciliation in Palestine & Israel," Deborah J. Gerner, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; coffee and fellowship, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Unity Church of Lawrence

900 Madeline Lane

Today: Kelley Hunt in concert, 8 p.m., tickets $15.

Sunday: Youth and Uniteens of Unity lead services and music at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. services; special drama presentation, "The School of Life," with the Rev. Darlene Strickland.

Wednesday: Meditation with David Mosher, 7 p.m.

West Side Presbyterian

1024 Kasold Drive

Sunday: "Outreach" Visioning workshop and potluck lunch, noon; brainstorming for this new program on how church can make a difference in community; Gideons given presentation during "Minute for Mission" at worship service; followed by Session meeting and dinner.

Thursday: Members provide meatloaf dinner for LINK.

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