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Holy Week services planned at area churches

Several area churches are offering Holy Week services this week.

Some of the area church services include:

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, plans Holy Week services, including Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper in Spanish at 7 p.m. April 13; adoration prayer from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. April 13; Good Friday, 3 p.m. April 14, the Passion of the Lord; 6 p.m. April 14, Living Way of the Cross in Spanish; 7 p.m. April 14, the Passion of the Lord; Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil Mass, 8 p.m. April 15 in Spanish; Easter, 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. April 16, Easter Mass in Spanish at 9:30 a.m.

Christ the King Catholic Church, 53rd and Leavenworth Road, Holy Thursday, 7 p.m. April 13, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., April 13, adoration prayer; Good Friday, 7 p.m. April 14, the Passion of the Lord; Holy Saturday, 1 p.m. April 15, Blessing of Easter food; Easter Vigil Mass, 8 p.m. April 15; Easter Mass, 9:30 a.m. April 16.

First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton Ave., Bonner Springs, plans Holy Week services, including: a Maundy Thursday service from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 13, walk-in communion with Last Supper display; a Good Friday Tenebrae service (Service of Darkness), 7 p.m. April 14; an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. April 16 led by FCC youth at Tall Oaks, 12778 189th St., Linwood, Kan.; breakfast at First Christian Church, 7:30 a.m. April 16; Easter worship service, 9:30 a.m. April 16; and Easter egg hunt following the worship service. Nursery care is available.

Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13. A children’s Easter party, for age 2 through fifth grade, is planned from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at the church Fellowship Hall. There will be an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 16. The church website is http://judsonbaptistchurchkck.com/.

Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, plans an Easter breakfast from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16. The Easter service is at 10:30 a.m. April 16. Those attending the breakfast are asked to make reservations in advance to ddiggs@opendoorkc.com or 913-634-0663. For more information, visit www.opendoorkc.com/.

Our Lady and St. Rose Catholic Church, 8th and Quindaro, Easter Mass, 11 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

Praise Chapel KC, 3640 N. 67th St., plans to drop 10,000 eggs from a helicopter during the 10 a.m. service on Easter, April 16. The church, which also had a similar egg drop last year, plans to give away four bikes and provide lunch on Easter. Services, the lunch and the Easter “Eggstravaganza” egg drop are open to the public at no charge. There is also a special presentation on Easter for children. According to the church, the main message of Easter is salvation, resurrection and the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice, and those messages will be included in Easter services.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., plans a Time Together to Reflect on Holy Love at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14; an Easter egg hunt for toddlers through fifth-graders at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15 in the church park; and Easter services at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, April 16. There will be an Easter continental breakfast from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Sunday, April 16, in the church coffee shop.

St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St. (94th and State Avenue), plans Holy Week services: 7 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 13, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, adoration until 10 p.m.; 3 p.m. Good Friday, April 14, Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. April 14, Passion of the Lord; 2 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 15, Blessing of Food; 8 p.m. April 15, Easter Vigil Mass; Easter Masses on April 16, 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. (Spanish) and 2 p.m. (Burmese).

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., plans Holy Week services and activities. Maundy Thursday services will be at 7 p.m. April 13. Good Friday services will be at 7 p.m. April 14. A “Hallelujah Parade” will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, followed by a Easter egg hunt. Easter Sunday services will be at 10 a.m. April 16; the service in Spanish will be at 5 p.m.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., plans a Good Friday service at 6 p.m. Friday, April 14. Easter services are a Son-Rise service at 7 a.m. April 16 led by the youth, a breakfast at 7:30 a.m., and Easter worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. April 16.

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Church plans to drop 10,000 eggs from helicopter on Easter

Praise Chapel KC, 3640 N. 67th St., plans to drop 10,000 eggs from a helicopter during the 10 a.m. service on Easter, April 16.

The church, which also had a similar egg drop last year, plans to give away four bikes and provide lunch on Easter.

Services, the lunch and the Easter “Eggstravaganza” egg drop are open to the public at no charge.

There is also a special presentation on Easter for children. According to the church, the main message of Easter is salvation, resurrection and the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice, and those messages will be included in Easter services.

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Polski Day will be held on Saturday, May 6, at All Saints Catholic Church, 809 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. Polski Day kicks off with a parade at 11 a.m. May 6 at 14th and Central, ending at All Saints parish, where the event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Music, food and games are planned. A 4 p.m. polka Mass then follows at All Saints parish.

Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Service blood drive from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the church basement. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13. A children’s Easter party, for age 2 through fifth grade, is planned from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 15 at the church Fellowship Hall. There will be an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. April 16. The church website is http://judsonbaptistchurchkck.com/.

The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Peg Burns Kerbawy, developer of “Our Golden Thread, Gospel Nonviolence Curriculum Materials.” The group will discuss the message of nonviolence that has been preached by Jesus and others through the ages. Those interested in attending the Study Group should call 913-906-8990 for reservations.

Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, will have a Palm Sunday choir cantata at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 9. The church plans an Easter breakfast from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16. The Easter service is at 10:30 a.m. April 16. Those attending are asked to make reservations in advance. For more information, visit https://www.opendoorkc.com/.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Park way, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, April 17, in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit www.esavealifenow.org or call 816-753-4040.

Praise Chapel KC, 3650 N. 67th St., will be dropping 10,000 eggs from a helicopter at the 10 a.m. service on Easter Sunday, April 16. Also, the church is giving away four bikes and providing lunch on Easter. The event is free to the public. The church also plans a special presentation for children on why Easter is celebrated. According to a spokesman, the church will spread the message of salvation, Jesus’ sacrifice and Jesus’ love. For more information see www.praisechapelkc.com.

St. Patrick Catholic parish is holding a Lenten fish dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Fridays during Lent at the parish center, 94th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. The cost of the dinner will be $10 per person for a cod, catfish and fried shrimp plate; $11 per person for boiled shrimp plate; and $30 for a family dinner.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will hold Palm Sunday services at 10 a.m. April 9; an adult study session will follow at 11:30. A service in Spanish will be at 5 p.m.