Check out a few upcoming events submitted to The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com for possible inclusion in this calendar. Please use the keyword “religion.”
Back 2 School Soulfest, 6 p.m., Sept. 21, Champion Church, 1156 N. Oliver. $8-$20. Fundraising event for community outreach includes music and a meal. 316-771-7268
Raise the Roof, 5 p.m. Sept. 21, Jim and Janice Boone’s Barn, 6101 Wild Rose Lane, Valley Center. $50. Wichita Habitat for Humanity’s second annual Raise the Roof will have smoked meats, games, music, auction and prizes. Tickets available at http://whfhraisetheroof.eventbrite.com.
Never miss a local story.
2013 Men & Women of Teal Car and Motorcycle Show, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 21, Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 431 S. Woodlawn. Battle for Bekah presents the 2013 show to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. Benefits the Fred Hutchinson Research Hospital in Washington state for ovarian cancer research. 316-788-1507
“Faith” Outdoor Concert, 5 p.m. Sept. 22, Faith Christian Church, 2110 W. 45th St. South. Free two-hour gospel concert on front lawn with food and door prizes. 316-529-1611.
Taize Prayer and Song, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Service of meditative prayer and song in candle-lit sanctuary. 316-683-5686
Aprentis National Conference: The Story of God & Us, 9 a.m. Sept. 26-28, Friends University Alumni Auditorium, 2100 W. University. Prices vary depending on registration. Delves into the importance of narratives for Christian spiritual formation. Sept. 26 program features daylong workshops for pastors, educators, evangelists and lay people. Register at www.aprentis.org or 316-295-5061.
Seven Factors of Awakening Meditation Retreat, 7 p.m. Sept. 27-29, Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount St. Free. Led by Zenku Jerry Smyers, Mission Mountain Zen Group, Dayton, Mont. Times vary. 316-684-8819.
The Art of Marriage, 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Hutchinson First Church of the Nazarene, 4290 N. Monroe St. $45 per couple. 620-662-1283
Greek Food Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28, Holy Trining Church, 805 N. Delrose. Authentic home-made Greek food. www.holytrinity.ks.goarch.org
Books for Life, 7:30 a.m. Sept. 28, Sarah’s Hope, 3601 N. St. Francis. Book and CD sale to benefit Sarah’s Hope. www.sarahshope.com
Dre Murray: Gold Rush Experience, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Metro East Baptist Church, 333 N. 143rd St. East. Concert by Dre Murray with guest performances by C.J. Luckey, Cash Hollistah and Alex Faith. Tickets are $5 at goldrushexperience.eventbrite.com or $10 at the door.
Church Planter Collaborate, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 29, West Evangelical Free Church, 1161 N. Maize Rd. Dinner provided. $5. Guest speaker will be Craig Whitney, Executive Director of Eli Church Planting, whose vision is to mobilize thousands of leaders to start new churches.
Fall Adventures In Learning, 9 a.m. Oct. 3, West Heights United Methodist Church, 745 N. Westlink. $40 for all 6 weeks, $8 for lunch. “Adventures in Learning” includes two morning sessions, a luncheon followed by a program, and afternoon activities. Topics include travel, health, politics, knitting and computer training. West Wichita Shepherd’s Center, 316-721-2208.
Free Marriage Enrichment Group in Wichita, 9 a.m. Oct. 5, St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka St. Free. Focus time on your marriage in a fun small-group atmosphere. Engaged, married and other committed couples of all faiths are welcome. Registration required. 316-712-6045
Letting Go of Fear, 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 721 W. 13th St. $20. Reservations, 316-263-1533