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All Saints Catholic parish is planning a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 in St. Cyril’s Hall, 44 N. Mill St. Donations are $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.

Members of Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., are collecting nonperishable food items for the food pantry at Catholic Charities.

Grinter Chapel Methodist Church, 7819 Swartz Road, is planning an ice cream social from 1 to 4 p.m. July 19. Ice cream, a cookie or a brownie will be served. A donation of $4 for adults and $2 for children 10 and younger will be requested.

“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 an evening Vacation Bible School July 13-17 for preschool through fifth grade children. The theme is “Weird Animals.” To enroll, visit or call 913-400-7203.

Open Door Baptist Church
, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, plans a Second Sunday Potluck Dinner immediately following the 10:30 a.m. morning service July 13.

The Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at Parkway Baptist Church classrooms, 12320 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit or call 816-753-4040.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th, is planning a rummage sale 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 16-18, and 9 a.m. to noon July 19. The sale may include clothing, household items and tools. The StoreHouse ministry at Stony Point Christian Church is scheduled for 6 p.m. July 16. The StoreHouse serves people with a dinner, clothing and a food pantry. Movie night is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in the Cole Activity Center. Those attending may bring a lawn chair. A nursery is provided.

The Pitching for Priests fundraiser will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 14, at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan. Priests and seminarians from the Catholic archdiocese in Kansas City, Kan., and the diocese of Kansas City, Mo., will participate to benefit vocations funding. The host of the event is the Catholic Radio Network.

The Rev. Art Rathburn, the stewardship officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas, will be the guest preacher at the 10 a.m. Sunday service July 13 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St.

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