Centenary United Methodist Church
245 N. Fourth St.
Today: Performance of Advent and Christmas selections by Emily Elliott and Ara Ju, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday: Performance by Free State High School Chamber Singers, 2:30 p.m.
Clearfield United Methodist Church
Four miles north of U.S. Highway 56 on County Road 1061
Today: German Christmas Festival, with tree-lighting, music, German food and craft and bake sale, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Clinton Parkway Assembly
3200 Clinton Parkway
Sunday: Children's Christmas musical, 10 a.m. All-church dinner, 5:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
Wednesday: Advent Reflections service, 5:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2211 Inverness Drive
Friday: Fourth Friday Fellowship meeting, 7 p.m.
Immanuel Lutheran Church
2104 Bob Billings Parkway
Sunday: "Jazz Nativity: A Celebration of Christmas in America's Own Musical Language," featuring Glass Coffee Table, 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Free Methodist Church
3001 Lawrence Ave.
Sunday: Family Christmas party, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Lawrence Wesleyan Church
3705 Clinton Parkway
Sunday: "Christmas in Reverse," Christmas play, 6 p.m.
Monday: Women's Christmas dinner, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Christmas party for children age 3 through sixth grade, 7 p.m.
Ninth Street Baptist Church
Today: Community chili feed, noon-4 p.m.
Plymouth Congregational Church
Sunday: Advent and Christmas choral service, 7 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Today: Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration Spanish mass, 9 a.m. Followed by celebration with bazaar table and piÃ±ata.
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
5700 W. Sixth St.
Dec. 17: Stephen Ministry training, 8 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Sunday: Adult Forum, "Narnia Revisited" presented by Ruth Turney, 9:30 a.m. Young Families and Singles cookie exchange party, 5 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church
Today: Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Parents' Day Out, 3 p.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: Festival of Lessons and Carols, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Monday: Communion coffee, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Quilt-making, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meal, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. Advent worship.
Unity Church of Lawrence
900 Madeline Lane
Today: Seniors brunch, 10:30 a.m., the Merc, 901 Iowa.
Sunday: Guest preacher, the Rev. Suzanna Coxe.