Calvary Church of God in Christ
Sunday: Calvary Church family annual outdoor service and fellowship dinner, 11 a.m., church parking lot, 843-8913.
Central United Methodist Church
Today: Last day to make reservations for Friday's Mother-Daughter Banquet; $4 for girls 6 and under, $8 all others; 843-8697.
Sunday: Children in kindergarten through sixth grade invited to Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; May theme, "Dance for Joy."
Douglas County National Day of Prayer Committee
256 N. Michigan
Thursday: National Day of Prayer nondenominational event, 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m., band shelter in South Park; the Rev. Leo Barbee, Jr., and Victory Bible Church, 1942 Mass., will be hosts for community prayer event, 7 p.m.; in event of rain, noon prayer time will be moved to First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.
First Christian Church
June 10-12: All-church canoe trip, floating down the Niangua River in Missouri, group will stay at Windermere Camp; reservations due by May 15.
First United Methodist Church
Today: Church's participation at Lawrence Farmers Market begins; all are invited to provide items for sale, or buy items from the booth; proceeds go to mission fund.
Sunday: "Uplifting Hearts, Transforming Lives" Commitment Sunday, all are invited to commit a pledge for west campus development; seniors recognized during services; camp scholarships fund-raiser luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Immanuel Lutheran Church and University Student Center
2104 Bob Billings Parkway
Sunday: New member lunch, 12:15 p.m., lower level of church.
Thursday: Lutheran Student Fellowship campus supper, 5:30 p.m., Friendship Center, all students welcome.
May 8: Mother's Day recognized at regularly scheduled services.
May 15: The Rev. Olav Panchu, St. John Lutheran Church, of Saratov, Russia, guest preacher at both services.
Lawrence Wesleyan Church
3705 Clinton Parkway
Sunday: "First for Food" Sunday, bring nonperishable food items to donate to the Leo Center food pantry.
Friday: "Celebrate Recovery," program for Lawrence community that addresses "hurts, habits and hang-ups," 7 p.m.
May 7: Youth invited to attend free concert by Christian band "Foolish Things" in Kansas City; rides leave church at 4:30 p.m.
Call church office at 841-5446 for more information.
Martha and Mary's Way
June 11: "Embracing the Crone: A Celebration of Ageless Goddesses," workshop, noon-3:30 p.m., Pachamama's Restaurant, 2161 Quail Creek Drive; advanced registration ($50) due by May 14; participation limited to 50.
For more information, call 594-2302 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship
700 Wakarusa Drive
Sunday: International potluck, 12:15 p.m., home of Walt and Ann Kihm, 315 Dakota; all international students and scholars welcome; call 841-8860 for details; financial freedom class taught by Ray and Imy Poteet taught each week, 8:45 a.m.- 9:45 a.m., church.
Plymouth Congregational Church
Today: 14th annual Plymouth Plant and Bake Sale, 8 a.m., featuring annuals and geraniums, perennials, house plants, herbs, ground cover, grasses, shrubs and trees, water-garden plants, farm dirt by the bag, gardening equipment and home-baked items, plus children's corner and free coffee.
Sunday: Plymouth handbell choirs present their annual spring concert, 7 p.m., sanctuary.
St. James AME Church
May 7: Pearl S. Frye Women's Missionary Society has its first Mother-Daughter Tea, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St.; fashion show highlights the event; tickets $5 each and may be purchased from St. James AME Church members.
For more information, contact Theresa Clounch, 865-1609.
St. Sophia Orthodox Church
846 Ill., suite A and B
Today: Celebration of Pascha services, 11 p.m., followed by festal meal; all are welcome.
Sunday: Agape Vespers served, picnic and egg hunt at Centennial Park.
For more information, call the Rev. John Mack, pastor, 749-9280.
Trinity Lutheran Church
Today: "Sealed by the Spirit," Shekinah Spring Arts Festival, 8:30 a.m.; featuring The Potter's Clay Sacred Dance Co., The Salt and Light Drama Troupe and Gary Duncan; art exhibit through May 8; co-sponsored by Imago Dei: Friends of Christianity and the Arts, Michael Bauer, 843-4150).
Sunday: Special arts services featuring The Potter's Clay Sacred Dance Co. and The Salt and Light Drama Troupe, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., sanctuary; new member orientation class, 12:15 p.m., social room, for more information, call 843-4150.
Friday: Annual plant, bake and book sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., fellowship hall.
May 7: Plant, bake and book sale continues, 8 a.m.-noon, fellowship hall.
Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence
1263 N. 1100 Road
Sunday: Judy Wilson, "Spiritual Service and Religious Education," 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.; Judy Wilson, "Our Building and Our Community," 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Unity Church of Lawrence
900 Madeline Lane
Sunday: Special music by Cynthia Perry and the B Sisthus, 9 a.m., 11 a.m.; new series begins, "Spiritual Roots and Wings."
Thursday: "4T Prosperity Program" begins, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
For more information, call 841-1447.
West Side Presbyterian Church
1024 Kasold Drive
May 14: Mission rummage sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; donations accepted at church through May 10, please bring items to youth Sunday school classroom; volunteers needed.