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November 18, 2006

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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

1501 Mass.

Sunday: Thanksgiving potluck following 10:45 a.m. worship.

First United Methodist Church

946 Vt.

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

925 Vt.

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

1011 Vt.

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

1245 N.H.

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.

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