Choirs plan combined 'Messiah' performance
A local church choir and a Kansas University choir will join together later this month for a sing-along version of Handel's "Messiah."
The public is invited to come and sing with the Trinity Consort, a group associated with Trinity Episcopal Church, and KU's Oread Singers, for the event, which will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29. It will be at the church, 1011 Vt.
A freewill donation will be taken to cover the cost of instrumentalists and featured solo artists.
First Presbyterian gets new pastor
Kent Winters-Hazelton, new pastor at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, will deliver his first sermon at the church Sunday.
Winters-Hazelton comes to Lawrence from the First Presbyterian Church in East Hampton, N.Y., where he served as interim pastor.
Calvary Temple Assembly of God
606 W. 29th St. Terrace
Sunday: Special music by Ernie Crouch and Revival Gospel Singers, 10:30 a.m. worship. Thanksgiving Dinner follows. No evening services.
Wednesday: Bible study canceled.
Nov. 26: Guest preacher the Rev. Paul Sandgren.
Centenary United Methodist Church
245 N. Fourth St.
Sunday: Thanksgiving Dinner following 11 a.m. worship.
Central United Methodist Church
Sunday: Thanksgiving potluck following 10:45 a.m. worship.
First United Methodist Church
Sunday: Thanksgiving dinner, 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Lawrence Jewish Community Center
917 Highland Drive
Sunday: Gift shop open for holiday shopping, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Friday: Joint Shabbat services with Topeka's Beth Sholom, 7:45 p.m.
Lawrence Wesleyan Church
3705 Clinton Parkway
Today: Breakfast and car care clinic for single women of all ages, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Wednesday: No regular Wednesday evening activities.
Plymouth Congregational Church
Sunday: Thanksgiving dinner and mini-concert, following 9:30 a.m. worship. No second service.
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
5700 W. Sixth St.
Today: Youth lock-in, 5 p.m. Gospel concert and worship service, 7 p.m.
Sunday: Commissioning of new minister of worship arts,
9 a.m. Town hall meeting, 1 p.m.
Wednesday: Thanksgiving service and supper, 6 p.m.
Stull United Methodist Church
251 N. 1600 Road
Nov. 25: Hats of Love event,
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Sunday: Guest preacher the Rev. Robert Shahan, retired bishop, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Thursday: Thanksgiving Day eucharist, 10 a.m.`
Trinity Lutheran Church
Today: Women of ELCA Holiday Craft and Bake Sale, 8 a.m.-
3 p.m., with soup lunch from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence
1263 N. 1100 Road
Sunday: Harvest festival and potluck Thanksgiving feast, 10:30 a.m.