Archive for Saturday, March 4, 2006

Faith briefs

March 4, 2006


Douglas County Senior Services is seeking information about local faith organizations to help older adults in the community.

Senior Services is compiling a Faith Connections for Older Adults Directory later this year.

Organizations are asked to fill out surveys, which are available at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt., or by calling 842-0543. The surveys seek information related to programs, services and activities geared to older adults.

Calvary Temple

Assembly of God

606 W. 29th Terrace

Sunday: Drama performed by the Fourth Wall Drama Team of Ellendale, S.D., 10:30 a.m. worship service.

Central United Methodist Church

1501 Mass.

Sunday: Guest preacher the Rev. Gayla Rapp, 10:45 a.m. worship.

First Baptist Church

1330 Kasold Drive

Today: Variety show and dinner to benefit youth mission trip, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

March 12: Start of three-week discussion on the book of Job led by Milton Horne of William Jewell College, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church

2415 Clinton Parkway

Wednesday: Start of Lenten Dinner and Discussion series. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. with discussion led by the Rev. Ray Fancher afterward. Continues through Lent, except on March 22.

First Regular Missionary Baptist Church

1646 Vt.

Sunday: Celebration of fifth anniversary of the Rev. Reginald Bachus at the church. Guest preacher at 10:50 a.m. service will be the Rev. E.A. Johnson, pastor emeritus of Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Guest preacher at 3:30 p.m. service is the Rev. C.L. Bachus, of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, of Kansas City, Kan.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

2211 Inverness Drive

Wednesday: Start of four-week book group discussing "Night" by Elie Wiesel, 7:30 p.m.

Kansas Food for Life

1908 E. 19th St. W-95

March 12: Deadline for purchasing food in March, for pick-up on March 26.

Lawrence Baptist Temple

3201 W. 31st St.

Sunday: Start of "March to Sunday School in March" campaign. Calvary Echoes quartet performance, 10 a.m. service.

Lawrence Jewish Community Center

917 Highland Drive

Sunday: Monthly visit by Rabbi Debbie Stiel and discussion on the direction of the LJCC, 10:15 a.m.-noon.

March 12: Purim carnival, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presentation on Jewish women composers by Jack Winerock, 2 p.m.

Lawrence Wesleyan Church

3705 Clinton Parkway

March 11: Men's Ministry breakfast, with guest speaker Ray Brown, of Quality Lawn Care, 8 a.m.

Ninth Street Baptist Church

847 Ohio

March 11: 143rd Church Anniversary Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Kansas Union, Kansas University.

March 12: Anniversary celebration with guest preachers Ricky Turner and W.L. Templeton and dedication of new building at 833 Ohio.

St. Margaret's Episcopal Church

5700 W. Sixth St.

Tuesday: Lenten dinner and service, 6:30 p.m.

Stull United Methodist Church

251 N. 1600 Road, Lecompton

Today: "Blankets of Blessings" blanket-making session, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church

1011 Vt.

Sunday: "A Christian Approach to Death and Dying," Adult Forum presentation by the Rev. Jonathon Jensen, 9:30 a.m. First Sunday of preaching for new assistant rector, the Rev. J. Oliver Lee.

Trinity Lutheran Church

1245 N.H.

Today: Lutheran Campus Ministry Trivia Night, fundraiser for spring break mission trip, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Quilting and work day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Lenten prayer service, noon. Lenten Vespers led by children's choirs, 7 p.m.

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence

1263 N. 1100 Road

Sunday: Program on "Young Earth Creationism and Intelligent Design" led by Allan Hanson, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Unity Church of Lawrence

900 Madeline Lane

Sunday: Erin McCabe concert, 1 p.m.

Veritas Christian School

256 N. Mich.

Friday: Annual "Making a Difference" convocation, with speaker Mark Cahill, 7 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 1470 N. 1000 Road.

West Presbyterian Church

1024 Kasold Drive

Sunday: Boy Scout Sunday, with members of Troop 55 leading worship service.

March 12: Potato bar, noon.


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