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Christ the King eighth-graders will hold the annual taco bingo fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at 3024 N. 53rd St. The dinner menu is two tacos, rice, beans, drink and dessert.

Dropoff sites are open for Operation Christmas Child boxes, which are Christmas donations for children. In this area, Christmas shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items for children may be donated at: Haven Baptist Church, 3430 Hutton Road, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19; and at Fellowship West Church, 303 S. Bluegrass Drive, Bonner Springs, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19. See more information at https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/drop-off-locations/?utm_source=OCC-Press-Release-Coordinator-One-Drop-Off-Opening&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=Drop-Off-Locations-Pitch.

Breakfast with St. Nicholas is planned from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 15 at Holy Family parish, 513 Ohio Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The event is sponsored by Resurrection School. The cost is $6 per person. The breakfast of pancakes and sausage will be catered by Chris Cakes.

The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
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.
An Advent Retreat, “Unwrapping the Gift of Presence” will be presented from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. A light supper will be provided. The program will be presented by Kathy Keary. The program will explore the effect that meditation and contemplation can have in heightening a felt sense of God’s presence, enhancing relationships with others and fostering a contemplative stance to life.
The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call 913-906-8990 for more information and reservations.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., plans an all-church Thanksgiving dinner at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in the Cole Activity Center. Meat, bread and drinks will be furnished, and those attending will bring a side dish, salad or dessert.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will observe the last Sunday in the season of Pentecost at 10 a.m. Nov. 25.

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Students receive T-shirts honoring School of Excellence designation

Cathy Fithian, left, is principal of Christ the King Elementary School, which recently received the School of Excellence award from the Catholic Education Foundation (Photo by John Zawacki)

The Leavenworth Road Association and the Knights of Columbus recently presented T-shirts to students at Christ the King Elementary School in Kansas City, Kansas.

The T-shirts were presented to students before the Thursday, Nov. 14, Mass at Christ the King Church.

The T-shirts recognized the school, which recently received the 2018 Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann CEF School of Excellence Award from the Catholic Education Foundation.

The school also was honored at the Oct. 20 Gaudeamus event held by the Catholic Education Foundation. That event raised about $1.2 million in scholarships for low-income students in northeast Kansas who attend 22 Catholic schools, including the five schools in Wyandotte County, Bishop Ward High School, Christ the King Catholic School, Holy Name Catholic School, Our Lady of Unity Catholic School, Resurrection Catholic School and St. Patrick Catholic School.

Students at Christ the King Elementary School recently were given T-shirts, sponsored by the Leavenworth Road Association and Knights of Columbus, that recognized their school’s award. The shirts have the Leavenworth Road Association and Knights of Columbus names on the back. (Photo by Lou Braswell)

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All Saints Catholic parish has scheduled turkey bingo at 5 p.m. Nov. 17 at the parish hall, 809 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. For $10, those attending will receive a bingo card, as well as a Polish sausage and kraut sandwich, with a drink. After the dinner at 5 p.m., bingo will begin at 6 p.m.

Christ the King eighth-graders will hold the annual taco bingo fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at 3024 N. 53rd St. The dinner menu is two tacos, rice, beans, drink and dessert.

Edwardsville Christian Church, 110 N. 4th St., Edwardsville, will hold a Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. There will be Christmas decorations, craft items, jewelry, baked goods and homemade candies at the event. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with a choice of chili or hamburger vegetable soup and cinnamon roll. For more information on the bazaar and bake sale, visit www.ecckansas.org.

The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy.
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.
An Advent Retreat, “Unwrapping the Gift of Presence” will be presented from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. A light supper will be provided. The program will be presented by Kathy Keary. The program will explore the effect that meditation and contemplation can have in heightening a felt sense of God’s presence, enhancing relationships with others and fostering a contemplative stance to life.
The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call 913-906-8990 for more information and reservations.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, plans a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

St. Patrick Catholic Church will hold its annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the parish center at 94th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. Crafters will display handmade items. Snacks will be available for purchase.

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, Nov. 15. The parish will observe the twenty-sixth Sunday in the season of Pentecost at 10 a.m. Nov. 18.

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