• There will be a Newton Community Childcare clothing sale from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at the First Presbyterian Church, 900 Columbus St.

• First Presbyterian Church Scout Troop 123 will host the Santa Fe Trail District Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.


• First Presbyterian Church will have Sunday school classes for all ages from 9:15 to 10:10 a.m. Sunday at the church. Fellowship time will be from 10:10 to 10:30 a.m. in the narthex.

Worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. It will be Communion Sunday and Boy Scout Sunday.

The chancel choir will provide special music. Following the worship service, the youth of the church will collect contributions for “Souper Bowl of Caring,” a nationwide youth-led weekend of giving and service. The contributions received will stay in Newton to alleviate the hurts of hunger here.

• First Presbyterian Church middle and high school youth will meet at 5 p.m. at Michelle Coffman’s house for games and snacks.

• St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church will have Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. Sunday at the church. Holy Communion and sermon will be at 10:15 a.m.

• Early risers gather at 8:30 a.m. each Sunday at First Baptist Church to join in prayer before the regular worship service. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. Classes are offered for all ages. Worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Terry Tareila will deliver the message “Come and See” inviting listeners to come and see who Jesus really is. Communion will be observed. A nursery is provided for infants and toddlers.

• The youth of First Baptist Church will enjoy a Super Bowl Party at the Spinders’ residence beginning at 4 p.m. Middle school and high school students are invited. Participants are asked to bring snacks and drinks to share. Students are responsible for their own transportation to the party.

• St. Luke Presbyterian Church asks residents to join them Sunday as Pastor Paul Wissink begins his new series: “Becoming a Joy-Full Person.” He will start with Philippians 1:1-11.

Worship service is at 10:30 a.m. at 808 E. Sixth St., Newton. They offer Sunday school classes for all ages, which starts at 9:15 a.m. Child care is available during the service and Sunday school. They also offer children’s church during the service.


• First Presbyterian Church will meet at 7 a.m. Tuesday at Druber’s for doughnuts and fellowship.

• St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church’s payee program will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church.


• On Wednesday evenings, things get busy at First Baptist Church.

At 5:15 p.m., a kid-friendly meal is offered for a small donation. All ages, including adults, are welcome.

Kids on the Train meets at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church. All children ages kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate in age-appropriate activities.

The youth group will meet at 6 p.m. with youth director Chris Bodecker. All middle school and high school students are welcome.

• The Bible study for adults at First Baptist Church will meet at 6 p.m. The study will be led by Pastor Terry Tareila and is open to all interested persons.

• First Presbyterian Church bell choir rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Chancel choir will meet at 7 p.m.

• The United Methodist Women’s Unit will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church at Seventh and Main streets. The program will be on Ethiopia by Leanne Clark.

• The Women’s Fellowship of the United Church of Christ will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 210 E. Fourth St. The program will be by Betty Seely; devotions will be by Gloria Webber; and the hostess is Barbara Reimer.

• Christian women’s general meeting of the First Christian Church will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Guest speaker will be Erin Boehner of Wichita on “Women’s Action Web.” Miriam Group is hostess. Monthly project is Woodhaven in Columbia, Mo.

• St. Mary’s Altar Society will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Bingo will be at 6:30 p.m. at Midtown Towers, 115 W. Ninth St. There will be a Valentine party with bingo and refreshments with Midtown Towers residents.


• Walton United Methodist Women will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the home of Gail Rose in Walton. Program will be “Call to Prayer and Self-Denial” by Carolyn Rowland. Hostesses will be Gail Boese and Hilda Higgins.