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A new church, The Chapel KC, plans its first service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Pastor Troy Bailey said the church’s first meeting will be in the auditorium at Turner High School, 2211 S. 55th St., Kansas City, Kan. The Chapel KC is a nondenominational Christian church. It is open to the public. The church has a website at www.thechapelkc.com.
Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will hold Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month, and at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on the other Sundays, and Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. The church website is http://judsonbaptistchurchkck.com/.
A Gospel Nonviolence Study Group will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The study group is presented by Peg Burns Kerbawy, developer of “Our Golden Thread, Gospel Nonviolence Curriculum Materials.” The group will discuss the message of nonviolence that was preached by Jesus and others through the ages. For reservations, call 913-906-8990. The Keeler Center also is offering spiritual direction by appointment, telephone 913-906-8990.
A program, “Experiencing God’s Mercy,” will be presented on certain Tuesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. The program is an introduction to and reflection on Pope Francis’ recent book, “The Name of God is Mercy.” The program will be facilitated by Jesuit novices, Jorge Roque and Marco Machado. The program will be presented in Spanish from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24; and in English from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and 14. For reservations, call 913-906-8990.
A spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at St. Patrick Parish Center, 1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kan. On the menu are spaghetti, Italian sausage, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Carryout is available.
Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kan., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the church Fellowship Hall.