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Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
The Sanctuary Place, 3500 Dodson Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold traditional, informal Christmas worship services in December, followed by a light meal. The worship services will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 10, 17 and 24, followed by a dinner at 5 p.m. The Sanctuary Place is a new congregation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. All are welcome.
The Chelsea Carol: KCKCC Winter Choral Concert, is planned from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 94th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. KCKCC choirs will perform music from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th and 21st centuries, representing six countries. Composers include Binchois, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Sviridov, Mealor and Whitacre. The guest soprano soloist is scheduled to be Joyce Steeby and the guest organist will be Jerry Pope. The Chelsea Carol will be the final number, with translation and a talk by Dr. Charles Anthony Silvestri. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.
The vestry, the official governing board at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. The parish will observe the third Sunday in the Season of Advent at 10 a.m. Dec. 17. Members will celebrate the completion of its every member canvass with a luncheon following the service in the parish hall.
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