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Faith briefs

March 4, 2006

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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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