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The Kansas City, Kan., Branch NAACP will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the KCKPS Training Center, first floor, 2010 N. 59th St. (59th and Parallel Parkway), Kansas City, Kan.

It will be the annual Holiday Reception. A short meeting will be held. Year-end reports of committees are mandatory for the period of January through December 2014.

For further information, call 913-281-7900 or fax 913-281-7847.

New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event  was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)
New Bethel Church, 745 Walker Ave., Kansas City, Kan., held a free health fair and Thanksgiving outreach for the community on Saturday, Nov. 22. The theme of the event was “Celebrating Life and Good Health.” Health screenings, presentations, signups for health insurance, a Thanksgiving dinner and groceries for the family were included. (Photo by William Crum)

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The Cathedral of St. Peter, 409 N. 15th St., Kansas City, Kan. is sponsoring the fourth annual Nativity Display from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. More than 100 unique nativities will be on display. Come and enjoy a magical experience that reflects the true meaning of Christmas. Admission is free. There will also be a bake sale, fundraiser and refreshments. For additional information, contact Terri at teschne046@yahoo.com.

“Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” a regular weekly series facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds, is offered at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays. This weekly Bible study group is based on the upcoming scripture readings from the Common Lectionary. There will be time for reflection, sharing and journaling. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, is holding a raggedy doll ministry Christmas project workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, Dec. 2, in Room 128. No sewing experience is necessary to make a doll. For information on materials to bring, contact Open Door, 913-334-7777.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, is planning a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 15 in the church’s classroom area. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 816-753-4040 or visit www.savealifenow.org.

Persons of all Christian traditions are invited to participate in Taizé prayer on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Annunciation Chapel on the campus of the Mother House of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, 4200 S. 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan. Taizé prayer is a meditative, candlelit service that includes simple chants sung repeatedly, silence, and prayers of praise and intercession. These prayer services emerged from an ecumenical community of monks in Taizé, France. For more information, visit www.marillaccenter.org or call 913-680-2342.

Stony Point Christian Church,
149 S. 78th St., is planning an all-church Thanksgiving dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in the Cole Activity Center. Families will bring a side dish or dessert. Stony Point also is planning “The Sweet Memories of Christmas Program and Tasting Party” at 6 p.m. Dec. 14. There will be songs, readings, musical numbers or other performances.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., will observe the beginning of the season of Advent at its service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30. Advent is the anticipation of the coming of Christ.

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