Faith news

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Christ the King Catholic School, 3027 N. 54th St., Kansas City, Kan., is planning its 12th annual auction and dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the George Meyn Community Center, Wyandotte County Park, 126th and State Avenue. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. followed by the auction at 7:15 p.m. For more information, call 913-406-4505.

A weekly Scripture Group with Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling, is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Heather Neds is a pastoral minister and leads the group at Keeler Women’s Center. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

Kids need to blow off some steam? – Tired of the winter weather? Living Water United Methodist Church, 3001 N. 115th St., will hold its annual Cabin Fever Carnival. This free community event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. It is free and open to the community. Carnival games, food, inflatables, and prizes are planned. For more information, visit livingwaterumc.net or call 913 400-7203.

Open Door Christian School, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, plans a chili supper and silent auction on Feb. 20. The event will raise funds that will be used for the computer technology and training program, and for a shade structure for the playground.

A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at Parkway Baptist Church, classroom area, 12320 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 816-753-4040 or visit www.savealifenow.org.

A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Sisters, Servants of Mary, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb.1, at St. Patrick Parish Center, 94th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Donations are $8 for adults and $3 for children. The meal will include Italian sausage and spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Carryout meals are available for Super Bowl Sunday. The event will also feature a variety booth. The Sisters, Servants of Mary, are a group of women religious with a nursing ministry. They provide in-home nursing care, free of charge, throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area for persons who are critically ill or dying. They live solely off the donations of their friends and benefactors and fund-raising efforts like the spaghetti dinner. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, call 913-371-3423.

St. Mary – St. Anthony Church, 615 N. 7th St., will hold Sweetheart Bingo, an afternoon of bingo and fun, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in Bishop Forst Hall. A $5 ticket admission will get a bingo card, free desserts, popcorn and coffee. Beer and soda will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Carol Shomin at 913-897-4833 or the parish office at 913-371-1408. Tickets may be purchased at the door the day of the event.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., elected Joy Spearman as senior warden at its annual meeting Sunday, Jan. 15. Members who will continue to serve on the vestry include Joe Steineger III, membership and buildings and grounds; Ross Warnell, Christian formation and ministry development; Ann Hill, neighborhood partnerships; Rich Lavin, stewardship and finance and treasurer; and Karyn Walden-Forrest, family and youth ministry. Lavin and his wife Pat Lavin will serve as delegates to the convocation and diocese and Herb White will be the alternate delegate.

Stony Point Christian Church,
149 S. 78th St., is planning a Basket Bonanza at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, and is collecting donations from individuals of items to put into the baskets. Proceeds will benefit the Stony Point Christian Church preschool.

A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 7901 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kan. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 816-753-4040 or visit www.savealifenow.org.

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Saturday events

Eagle Days planned at Kaw Point
Eagle Days, an opportunity to watch bald eagles, will be Jan. 30 to Jan. 31 at the Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point, 1 River City Drive. The location is accessible from I-70 in the Fairfax area of Kansas City, Kan. There will be site tours and displays Jan. 30 and 31. For more information go to the website www.lewisandclarkwyco.org or call 913-677-7752.

Wyandotte County Museum features World War I exhibit
The Wyandotte County Historical Society and Museum, 635 N. 126th, Bonner Springs, Kan., will feature a historical exhibit about the local effect of World War I, “Local Poppies: Centennial of World War I.” The exhibit will include information Wyandotte County service members, war memorabilia, propaganda posters and local memorials from Wyandotte County. This exhibit will be on display through March 20. For more information about the days and hours it is open, call 913-721-1078 or visit www.wycomuseum.org.

Enroll Wyandotte signing up people for health insurance
Staff from the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County will help with open enrollment for health insurance from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 at the South Branch Library, Study Room 2, Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, 3401 Strong Ave. Assistance in Burmese may be available during part of the time, and assistance in Spanish is planned in the afternoon.
Enroll Wyandotte also is assisting with signups and questions about health insurance from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the West Wyandotte Library, auditorium, 1737 N. 82nd.

Project Feederwatch continues
Project Feederwatch continues at the Schlagle Environmental Library at Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road. The bird count is planned each Saturday when people sign up in advance. For more information, call 913-299-2384.

Kindle to speak at FIA meeting Feb. 12

The guest speaker for the Fairfax Industrial Association meeting Feb. 12 will be Greg Kindle, Kansas City, Kan., Area Chamber of Commerce president and Wyandotte Economic Development Council president.

The Fairfax Industrial Association will meet for a luncheon at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Design Mechanical, 100 Greystone Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

The cost of the luncheon is $15 for FIA members and $20 for nonmembers.

Reservations should be made to Melissa Clark by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at execdir@fiakck.org.