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Scripture Study and Reflection group will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Heather Neds.
A Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
A Prayer and Movement group will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group will reflect on scriptures, contemplation and body movement.
“Holy Women Series: The Librarian of Auschwitz, Dita Kraus,” will be the topic of a program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call 913-906-8990 for more information and reservations.

Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic Church, 8th and Quindaro Boulevard, will hold its annual gospel choir concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. A freewill offering will be accepted.

Volunteers are needed for Samaritan’s Purse’s project, Operation Christmas Child. In this program, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, volunteers fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. The shoeboxes are given to needy children. Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 157 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 160 countries since 1993. This year, the local Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team hopes to collect 15,782 shoebox gifts to contribute to the 2018 global goal of reaching more than 11 million children in need. Shannon Zaring leads the local Kansas City, Kansas, West Area Team for Operation Christmas Child. To learn more about joining the Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team Area Team or to apply for leadership opportunities, visit samaritanspurse.org/volunteerwithOCC.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas, plans a potluck dinner at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, in the Cole Activity Center after the morning worship service. Those attending will bring soup or chili to share, along with a salad and dessert.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will observe the eighteenth Sunday in the season of Pentecost at 10 a.m. Sept. 23.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the church fellowship hall. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.
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10th annual Slovenefest to be Saturday at Holy Family

Lauren Nuhn, left, and Susan Rezin, right, volunteers, made apple strudel recently at Monsignor Mejak Hall, 513 Ohio, to prepare for the 10th annual Slovenefest Sept. 22 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas. (File photo)

Holy Family Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold its 10th annual Slovenefest on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the school grounds and at Monsignor Mejak Hall, 513 Ohio, Kansas City, Kansas.

The event begins after the 4 p.m. Mass at the church, 274 Orchard St.,, Kansas City, Kansas. Hours of the festival are 5 to 10 p.m.

Activities include a Slovenian dinner, food and entertainment, with booths, a silent auction and music by Hrvatski Obicaj and the Brian McCarty Band. Food will include stuffed cabbage rolls, stuffed peppers, sausage, potica and strudel,

The money raised will support Holy Family Catholic Church.

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Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, Kansas City, Kansas, plans a Fiesta after the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Sept. 15. The fiesta features Mexican food, music, dancing and games.

The Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, Kansas, plans a fall festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in the parish hall. The event includes bingo, a silent auction and food. The Fairfax Four will entertain.

Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the church basement. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Holy Family Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold its 10th annual Slovenefest on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the school grounds and at Monsignor Mejak Hall, 513 Ohio, Kansas City, Kansas. The event begins after the 4 p.m. Mass at the church. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Activities include music, a Slovenian dinner, food and entertainment, with booths, a silent auction and music by Hrvatski Obicaj and the Brian McCarty Band. The money raised will support Holy Family Catholic Church.

Scripture Study and Reflection group will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Heather Neds.
A Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call 913-906-8990 for more information and reservations.

Volunteers are needed for Samaritan’s Purse’s project, Operation Christmas Child. In this program, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, volunteers fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. The shoeboxes are given to needy children. Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 157 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 160 countries since 1993. This year, the local Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team hopes to collect 15,782 shoebox gifts to contribute to the 2018 global goal of reaching more than 11 million children in need. Shannon Zaring leads the local Kansas City, Kansas, West Area Team for Operation Christmas Child. To learn more about joining the Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team Area Team or to apply for leadership opportunities, visit samaritanspurse.org/volunteerwithOCC.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

St. Patrick Catholic parish, 1086 N. 94th St., is sponsoring an ice cream social at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The social starts at 5 p.m. and is open to the public. There will be a Mexican dinner, Burmese Chin dinner, burgers, hot dogs, bingo, children’s games, music and other activities.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, Kansas City, Kansas, plans a potluck dinner at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, in the Cole Activity Center after the morning worship service. Those attending will bring soup or chili to share, along with a salad and dessert.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will observe the eighteenth Sunday in the season of Pentecost at 10 a.m. Sept. 23.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the church fellowship hall. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

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