Service opps

Meat canner to be in town

The Mennonite Central Committe Meat Canner will be at MCC Central States in North Newton Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2.

Canning will start at noon Oct. 31 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 1 and 2. MCC Central States is located at 121 E. 30th St., North Newton.




Altar society to host fair

St. Mary Altar Society will host a Festive Fall Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at St. Mary School.

Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature food, fun and fellowship.



MCC to lost 'Lunch and Learn'

"Lunch & Learn at MCC" will be Nov. 9 at MCC Central States, 121 E. 30th St, North Newton.

Doug Hostetter, director of the MCC United Nations office, and Thien Phoc, an intern from Vietnam, will  focus on the Vietnam War — sharing about "Living Peace in Time of War: reflections on MCC service in the war zone during the Vietnam War" and about MCC's work in post-war Vietnam.

Lunch will be provided by Mojo's Coffee Bar. Please RSVP by  Nov. 6 to or 316-283-2720. Go to for more information.



Events Churches hosting 'Trunk or Treat' Grace Community Church, 1600 Anderson, will host a "Trunk or Treat" from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church.   Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 Boyd, will host a "Trunk or Treat" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the church parking lot.