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Holy Family Parish will sponsor a chili supper with turkey bingo at 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at Mejak Hall, 513 Ohio, Kansas City, Kansas. A chili supper, dessert, beverage and one bingo card will be available for a $15 donation. Those attending must be 21 and older.

The Gospel Non-Violence Study Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 6, 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.
The Holy Women Series will focus on Sister Thea Bowman in a program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. The program will be presented by Diane Laughlin.
The Keeler Women’s Center is a ministry of the Benedictine Sisters. Call 913-906-8990 for more information and reservations.

Volunteers are needed for Samaritan’s Purse’s project, Operation Christmas Child. In this program, led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, volunteers fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items. The shoeboxes are given to needy children. Operation Christmas Child has delivered more than 157 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 160 countries since 1993. This year, the local Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team hopes to collect 15,782 shoebox gifts to contribute to the 2018 global goal of reaching more than 11 million children in need. Shannon Zaring leads the local Kansas City, Kansas, West Area Team for Operation Christmas Child. To learn more about joining the Kansas City, Kansas West Area Team Area Team or to apply for leadership opportunities, visit

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 or call 816-753-4040.

Sacred Heart parish, 2646 S. 34th St., Kansas City, Kansas, will hold a bingo night at 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Concessions will be available.

Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., will collect Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan., will join in a national effort ringing bells that will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I at 11 minutes after 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.

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