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The Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., will hold a Gospel Non-Violence study group from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. The group is facilitated by Peg Burns Kerbawy, developer of “Our Golden Thread, Gospel Nonviolence Curriculum Materials.” For more information and registration, call 913-906-8990.

Metro Lutheran Ministry has launched a fight against hunger in the Kansas City area through March 31. MLM’s food pantries in Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Mo., and the Northland help hundreds of people supplement their existing grocery budgets. Families and individuals are provided with about 20 meals a week. MLM is asking the community to help raise $140,000 to fully fund all three emergency food pantries for the next 12 months. Each dollar given between now and March 31 will be doubled, thanks to a matching gift from Blessings Abound Thrift Store in Overland Park. MLM’s food pantry in Wyandotte County is on the campus of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. For more information or to contribute, visit

Oak Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, 9301 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 1; an Easter Play at 8:30 a.m. April 1; and morning worship at 9:50 a.m. Easter, April 1. The community is welcome to attend. Pastor Ricky D. Turner will lead the service. For more information visit or call 913-788-5657.

Parkway Baptist Church, 12320 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 23 in the church classrooms. To schedule a donation, visit or call 816-753-4040.

St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1086 N. 94th St., is holding Friday fish dinners in Lent from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays, March 23, in the parish center at 94th and State Avenue. The cost is $10-11 for adults, $5 for children, and $30 per family. Baked cod, fried catfish, fried shrimp and boiled shrimp are available.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will observe the Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23; a soup supper will follow in the parish hall. The parish will observe Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. March 25.

A St. Joseph Table and spaghetti dinner will be held Sunday, March 18, at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 409 N. 15th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The St. Joseph Table will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the St. Peter Altar Society and the Knights of Columbus. A freewill donation will be accepted.

Welborn Baptist Church, 3146 N. 51st, will hold a revival at 7 p.m. March 28-30. The speaker will be Dr. Jim Anderson.

Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a Community Blood Center blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 in the Fellowship Hall. To schedule a donation, visit or call 816-753-4040.

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