New pastor to be installed on April 26

The community is invited to the installation service April 26 of the Rev. Terra Pennington to pastor of The Sanctuary Place.

The Sanctuary Place at 3500 Dodson St., Kansas City, Kan., is a new open and affirming worshiping community that seeks to holistically collaborate with other faith communities, nonprofits and civic leaders in Wyandotte County. It is on the site of the old United Church of the Good Shepherd.

Pennington graduated from San Francisco Theological Seminary with a passion for finding new and creative ways to do church. The service will take place at 4 p.m. April 26. A light supper will follow.

The Heartland Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church USA is sponsoring the new Sanctuary Place.

Democratic breakfast group to meet Saturday, April 18

The Wyandotte County Third Saturday Democratic Breakfast will meet this Saturday, April 18, at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Mayor Mark Holland will be the guest speaker at the meeting. The breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m. and the program begins at 9:15 a.m.

The meeting will be in Room 2325-2326, which is on the bottom floor of the Jewell Building at KCKCC, 7250 State Ave.

Mayor Mark Holland will be the featured speaker.

The breakfast buffet is available at 8:15 a.m. and the forum begins at 9:15 a.m. The cost for the breakfast buffet is $10, which includes tax and service. The cost is $7 for students and those on limited income.

All Democrats are invited to attend, and you need not purchase a breakfast to attend. Reservations are requested by Friday, April 17. Reservations help plan for attendance, but are not necessary to attend. To RSVP, email

Friends of Bonner Springs Library plan book sale

Friends of the Bonner Springs Library have scheduled the Spring Book Sale for April 16 -18.

Hours of the book sale are Thursday, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Along with selections from favorite authors of fiction one will also find intriguing titles that beg to be read even if the author is not well known.

Nonfiction runs the gamut from arts and crafts to travel and includes large selections of books on business, cooking, religion, romance and science fiction as well as many other categories. There are also large print books and a very large selection of books for children of all ages.

Prices range from .25 cents to no more than $1 and each day will feature various specials.

The sale is held in the basement storm shelter and can be reached from the parking lot at the rear of the library which is located at 201 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs.
– From Carol Geary