Archive for Saturday, March 26, 2005

Religion briefs

March 26, 2005


Calvary Temple Assembly of God

606 W. 29th St. Terrace

Sunday: Men's ministries serve doughnuts, coffee and juice, 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.; Levoy and Cleon Dewey share music and testimony during morning, evening services; Easter egg hunt for children (toddlers to 12-year-olds), around noon, with prizes and candy.

Centenary United Methodist Church

245 N. Fourth St.

Sunday: Youth-led worship service, 8 a.m., those completing confirmation join the church during service; traditional, all-church breakfast, 9 a.m., Upper Room; children of all ages invited to participate in Easter egg hunt, 9:30 a.m.; traditional morning worship, 10:30 a.m.

Central United Methodist Church

1501 Mass.

Sunday: Handbell choir plays during 10:45 a.m. worship service, sanctuary.

First Baptist Church

1330 Kasold Drive

Sunday: Worship services, 8:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., both services feature chancel choir and brass; freewill-donation continental breakfast served, 8 a.m.-10 a.m.

First United Methodist Church

946 Vt.

Sunday: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., west campus (junction of U.S. Highway 40 and Kansas Highway 10); worship services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at downtown church; children's Easter party, 9:30 a.m.; worship services at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., Hereford House, 4931 W. Sixth St.; Easter lesson and supervised play offered for children (birth through third grade), Googols of Fun, 4931 W. Sixth St.; nurseries provided at all services.

First Christian Church

1000 Ky.

Sunday: Traditional service, 9 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 10:10 a.m.-10:55 a.m.; contemporary service, 11 a.m.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2211 Inverness Drive

Sunday: Sunrise service, 8 a.m.; Easter breakfast, 9 a.m.; Easter egg hunt, 9:30 a.m.; Resurrection service, 10:30 a.m.

Immanuel Lutheran Church and University Student Center

2104 Bob Billings Parkway

Sunday: Traditional service with Communion, 8:30 a.m.; contemporary service with Communion, 11 a.m.; children's Easter presentation, 9:45 a.m.; Easter breakfast served by Immanuel Lutheran Fellowship of Youth, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Special six-week Bible study begins, "They Shall See His Face," sessions at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., call 843-0620 to sign up.

Thursday: Lutheran Student Fellowship free suppers resume, 5:30 p.m., Friendship Center, all students welcome.

Lawrence Chinese Evangelical Church

1449 Kasold Drive

April 2: Rummage sale and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to noon; church is a small congregation of about 50 people, comprised mostly of Kansas University students from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan; proceeds of sale will be used to buy new computer or printer for church, plus supplies and books for library and toddler/youth programs.

Church seeks donations of useable, functional items for the sale; desired items include spring/summer clothes, sandals, plants, furniture, kitchen and garden utensils, bikes, toddler items (toys, books, clothes, car seats), etc.

To donate goods for the sale, drop off items from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today.

Lawrence Heights Christian Church

2321 Peterson Road

Easter Sunday: Breakfast, 8:30 a.m., fellowship hall; abbreviated Sunday school time, 9:30 a.m.; worship celebration, with choir, 10:15 a.m.

Lawrence Wesleyan Church

3705 Clinton Parkway

Sunday: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., Clinton Lake; all-church breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Bishop Seabury Academy gymnasium; Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., church; worship celebrations, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., church.

April 3: Master's Commission, ministry training program for young adults, performs drama during both services and leads worship in special service, 6 p.m.

April 9: Celebrate Recovery, new program that addresses "hurts, habits and hang-ups," kicks off at 7 p.m.

Martha and Mary's Way

Wednesday: Town hall meeting designed to encourage discussion and participation in the future and vision of Martha and Mary's Way, professionally facilitated, intended to provide input to the ministry's board of directors, open to all, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

North Lawrence Christian Church

647 Elm St.

Sunday: Resurrection service, 8 a.m., followed by full breakfast; special worship, 11 a.m., followed by Easter egg hunt in nearby park; worship preceded by Sunday school, 10 a.m.

Plymouth Congregational Church

925 Vt.

Sunday: Traditional service with brass ensemble, 9:30 a.m.; contemporary service, 11 a.m.; this is a Family Sunday, when children remain in worship with their families; nursery and toddler rooms open during both services.

Tuesday: Church council meets, 7 p.m.

April 3: New Rainbow Journey Sunday school rotation, "Noah's Ark," begins.

Redeemer Lutheran Church

2700 Lawrence Ave.

Sunday: Sunrise service, 7 a.m., breakfast served by youth group; 9:30 a.m. worship service.

April 10, 17, 24: Church offers video presentation of "Raising Your Child in an Ungodly World," providing useful information and techniques, facilitated by the Rev. Bob Leiste, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

St. Luke AME Church

900 N.Y.

Sunday: Sunrise service, 6 a.m.; second service at regular 11 a.m. time; choir music during both services. Open to all.

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

1234 Ky.

Today: Morning prayer, 8 a.m.; initiation preparatory rites, 11:15 a.m.; blessing of Easter foods, noon; Easter vigil, 9 p.m.

Sunday: Liturgies, 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. (Spanish) and 5 p.m.

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church

5700 W. Sixth St.

Sunday: Special children's Lenten offering at 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. services; offering goes toward Heifer Project International; special guest trumpeter, Rachel Braga, and special guest oboist, Katrinka Young, provide music with Easter choir and Celebration Singers, 10:45 a.m. service.

Monday: Church office closed.

Tuesday: Women of Faith study, "Finding Joy," begins, Bible study and sharing group meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at church, 748-0932.

Wednesday: Celebration Singers pizza party, 5:15 p.m., church.

Thursday: Noon healing service, Brown Bag and Book Talk.

Friday: Westside Folk Concert, 7 p.m.

April 12: Divorce Recovery, six-week support group, begins; for more information, send e-mails to

Trinity Episcopal Church

1011 Vt.

Today: Easter vigil and baptisms, 7 p.m.

Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.; Easter egg hunt for children after 10:30 a.m. service.

Trinity Lutheran Church

1245 N.H.

Today: Easter vigil, 7 p.m., sanctuary.

Sunday: Worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.; Easter egg hunt, 9:45 a.m., church.

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence

1263 N. 1100 Road

Sunday: Special Easter/Equinox program, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; wine-and-cheese tasting, celebration, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Unity Church of Lawrence

900 Madeline Lane

Sunday: "White Stone" ceremony, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services; Easter egg hunt after 11 a.m. service.

West Side Presbyterian Church

1024 Kasold Drive

Sunday: Holy Communion observed, 11 a.m. service; "One Great Hour of Sharing" offering received; Easter egg hunt, noon.

Tuesday, Wednesday: AARP Driver Safety Training Class, led by Dale Rummer, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with lunch break both days); call church for reservations, 843-1504.

Wednesday: Bell choir, 6:30 p.m.; adult choir, 7:15 p.m.

April 3: Continental breakfast, visioning for upcoming Centennial observation this fall, 8:30 a.m.

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