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Grandview Christian Church, 8550 Parallel Parkway, is collecting canned goods for Help 3:17, a local food pantry.
“Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” a regular weekly series facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds, is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. This weekly Bible study group is based on the upcoming scripture readings from the Common Lectionary. There will be time for reflection, sharing and journaling. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
Living Water United Methodist Church, 3001 N. 115th St., plans a Band and Barbecue event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8. There will be a free concert and barbecue at the family event. Disc golf, games and music are planned. All are welcome. Living Water plans a Worship-Arts-Music Camp from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 16-19 for children in preschool through eighth grade. Activities include drumming, singing, playing instruments, movement and visual arts. Students will explore worship through the arts. The camp will be led by music and art teachers from local school districts. To enroll in the free camp, visit livingwaterumc.net/worship-arts-music-camp/ or call 913-400-7203. Living Water also plans Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13, to Thursday, July 17 for preschool through fifth grade children. The theme is “Weird Animals.” To enroll, visit livingwaterumc.net/vacation-bible-school/ or call 913-400-7203.
Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, will hold a Vacation Bible School, Weird Animals theme, from 6 p.m. to 8:40 p.m. June 8 to June 13. Registration deadline is June 8. For information, visit www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/opendoor/gpgs/home.aspx.
Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, plans Vacation Bible School at 9 a.m. June 9 to 13 at the church’s Cole Activity Center. The theme of VBS is “Weird Animals.” For more information, see http://stonypointchristian.org/.
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th, will be the host for the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Mass will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 21, at St. Patrick. A presentation on the Fatima message will be given by Deacon Bob Ellis after the Mass.
Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., will travel to Topeka Saturday, June 7, to witness the ordination as a deacon of Don Compier at Grace Cathedral. Compier will be the guest preacher at the 11 a.m. Sunday service June 8 at St. Paul’s which will be in English and Spanish. Members will observe Pentecost; a baptism of two infants is planned. A potluck dinner will follow in the parish hall.