n 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday — The church youth groups will participate in a 24-hour Fast for Hunger.
n 8 a.m. — The Spiritual Renewal Prayer Vigil will continue through 5 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, which is on Columbus Avenue, two blocks north of West Broadway, will provide a nursery for all morning services.
n 9:15 to 10:10 a.m. — Sunday school classes for all ages will be in the various classrooms.
n 10:10 to 10:30 a.m. — There will be fellowship time in the narthex.
n 10:30 a.m. — The Spiritual Renewal Sunday worship service will be in the sanctuary. The sermon will be delivered by Pastor Jim Anderson. The introit and anthem will be sung by the chancel choir.
Following the worship service, a Spiritual Renewal Celebration dinner will be provided and served by the Evangelism and Membership Committee in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome and invited.
n 4 p.m. — Boy Scout Troop No. 123 Blue and Gold Banquet will be in Fellowship Hall.
n 7 p.m. — Boy Scout Troop No. 123 will meet at the church.
n 7:15 a.m. — The middle and high school youth groups will meet at Druber’s for devotions, fellowship and doughnuts.
n 8 a.m. — The Bible at Breakfast group will meet at C.J.’s Pancake House for Bible study and breakfast. The group is open to all who are interested in attending.
n 6 p.m. — The bell choir will rehearse at the church.
n 7 p.m. — The chancel choir will rehearse in the choir loft.
n 11:45 a.m. — S.C.O.T.S. will have lunch at The Breadbasket. They will return to the church to work from 1 to 4 p.m. sewing pillowcases for the African Children’s Choir. Participants who have portable sewing machines are asked to bring them.
Trinity Heights United Methodist
Boyd at West 12th Street
n 9 a.m. — Traditional worship service (nursery provided)
n 10:15 a.m. — Sunday school for children, youth and adults
n 11:11 a.m. — Café B-12 contemporary worship service (nursery provided)
n 4 p.m. — Youth meet at church for concert in Wichita
n 11 a.m. — Movers and Shakers exercise class
n 7 p.m. — Scouts
n 7 p.m. — Small group Bible study
n 9 a.m. — Piecemakers Quilt Group
n 4 p.m. — Movers and Shakers Exercise Class
n 4 p.m. — Prayer Shawl Group
n 5:15 p.m. — W.O.W. meal
n 6 p.m. — Adult bells rehearsal
n 6 p.m. — Worship and children’s activities
n 7 p.m. — Adult choir and youth bells rehearsal
n 6 p.m. — Missions Committee
n 7 p.m. — Christian Education Committee
n 7:30 a.m. — Men’s breakfast and Bible study
East Side United Methodist
1520 E. Broadway
n Sunday church school at 9:30 a.m.
n Morning worship at 10:30 a.m.
Lectionary Reading 1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Pastor John Goering sermon title will be “A Remedy For Anger” using Matthew 5:21-26 as his reference.
n Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
n Youth fund-raiser — “Stepsons and Spurs” — 5 p.m. — Silent auction — 6 p.m. — Dinner theater
n 8:45 a.m. — Traditional worship*
n 9:45 a.m. — CrossWalk Café
n 10 a.m. — Classes for all ages
n 11:05 a.m. — Contemporary worship*
n 5 to 7 p.m. — Financial Peace University — Joe Kukula, coordinator
n 7 p.m. — Women's Bible study “Daniel” by Beth Moore
n 9:30 a.m. — Young mom’s Bible study “Esther” by Beth Moore
n 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Meal served in the CrossWalk Cafe’
n 6:50 to 8:10 p.m. — Women’s Bible study “Jesus changes women” by Helen Ashker
n 6:45 p.m. — Classes for children age 4 through high school
* Nursery provided
n Combined worship service
Classes at 9 a.m., worship at 10:15 a.m. and potluck meal at noon
Featuring Don Duncan —accomplished trumpet player — and leading worship
n The First Christian Church Christian Women’s Fellowship general meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The group meets in Fellowship Hall at First Christian Church. Linda Hill will lead worship and present a program on “Israel and Palestine.” Hill is the development director at Kansas Christian Home. The CWF Lydia Group will be hostess for the general meeting.
First Christian Church is at the corner of First and Main streets in Newton. Morning worship begins at 10:30 a.m.
Presbyterian Manor announces March services
Presbyterian Manor announced its March chapel services. Guest pastors and speakers conduct the services at 11 a.m. Fridays in the Manor chapel. They will be presented by:
n March 4 — Jim Anderson, pastor, First Presbyterian Church, pianist — Della Mae Harr
n March 11 — Memorial service, Chaplain Martens, pianist — Eleanore Myers
n March 18 — Larry Timm, pastor, Gracepoint Church, Peabody, Pianist — Della Mae Harr
n March 23 — Arlen Busenitz, pastor, First Mennonite Church, Burns, pianist — Gladys Wiebe
Volunteer families and groups lead the Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. in the Manor chapel. They will be presented by:
n March 6 — Jim Laswell
n March 13 — Berean Academy
n March 20 — Farmer’s Group, prelude by Clara Kerekes
n March 27 — Jim VanDyck, pianist Katie Kliewer
Volunteers also lead the Sunday evening Singspiration services at 6:15 p.m. in the Manor chapel. They will be led by:
n March 6 — John Schipper, pianist Marlys Unruh
n March 13 — Joyce DuFriend, pianist Jan Schroeder
n March 20 — Brian and Della Loewen
n March 27 — Dennis and Sandra Deyo
A men’s Bible class meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the Manor library. A women’s Bible study meets 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday in the chapel. The public is welcome at all services and classes. For more information or to volunteer for a future service, contact Jerroll Martens, chaplain, at 283-5400.
First United Methodist
United Methodist Women will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Main St.
The program will be on global outreach by Kay Ediger. Hostess will be Deborah Circle.
St. Mary Catholic
St. Mary Altar Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the St. Mary Catholic School cafeteria for a regular meeting. Hostesses will be Carol Kratky and Sue Schmidt.
Walton United Methodist
Walton United Methodist Women will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday a the church. Joyce DuFriend will be the hostess and give the program.
n St. Luke welcomes the Rev. Larry Cracraft of Wichita. His sermon is titled “Dying to Save the Ark,” using 1 Chronicles 13:1-14 and 1 John 4:16b-21.” Jim Croce (and later, Josh Turner) sang, ‘You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind, you don’t pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger, and you don’t touch the Ark.’ – well, the first three anyway,” Cracraft said. “Uzzah found out you don’t do the latter. He died because he tried to save the Ark. Does God not respect good intentions?” he said.
There will be continental breakfast from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:15 a.m. They have classes for all ages. They have a nursery available during the Sunday school hour and during worship time for children ages birth through 3 years old.
Worship service is at 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke Church, 808 E. Sixth St., Newton. They offer children’s church, for ages 3 through third grade.