Religion calendar (Oct. 12)

10/12/2013 8:46 AM

10/12/2013 8:50 AM

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, The Eagle’s online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com/listings and click on “create our event” at the top of the page. Select “religion” under categories.

Concert in the Barn, 6 p.m. Oct. 12, 9221 N. 143rd East. Free. Presented by the Gospel of Grace Ministry. 316-788-8990

Free Marriage Enrichment Group in Wichita, 9 a.m. Oct. 12, St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka. Free. Focus time on your marriage in a fun small-group atmosphere. Offered through the Marriage for Keeps program. Couples of all faiths are welcome. Registration required. 316-712-6045

Fun Day, 8:30-11 a.m. Oct. 12, Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6000 E. Harry St. Free. Free breakfast of cinnamon toast and fruit. Crafts, activities, and story time. Come anytime. 316-685-4451

Advice for a Happy Life With Prayers for World Peace, 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 13, Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 721 W. 13th St. $5. Each class includes positive, practical advice, simple prayers, and a guided meditation. 316-263-1533

SIGN: Sign In God’s Name worship service, 6 p.m. Oct. 13, Wichita First Church of the Nazarene, 1400 E. Kellogg Drive. Free. Wichita First Church of the Nazarene is offering a special and unique worship service for both the deaf and hearing communities each Sunday evening at 6. Visit www.firstnaz.org for more details. 316-858-1400 or 316-858-1400

Relationship Education Group, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka. Free. Registration required. Offered by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Wichita. Fun, group environment for activities and discussions around communication, problem-solving, expectations and creating a loving relationship. Singles and those in a relationship, regardless of faith, welcome. 316-712-6045.

Simply Meditate, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, College Hill United Methodist Church, 2930 E. First St. $5. Be inspired by practical advice from Buddha that you can use to help solve your daily problems. 316-683-4643

Fall Adventures in Learning, 9 a.m. Oct. 17, West Heights United Methodist Church, 745 N. Westlink. $40 for all six weeks, $8 for lunch “Adventures in Learning” includes two morning sessions, a luncheon followed by a program, and a variety of afternoon activities. Topics vary. Call the West Wichita Shepherd’s Center at 316-721-2208.

Artisan Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19, St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church, 344 S. Martinson. Free. Crafts, bake sale and lunch. Baklawa ice cream sundaes. 316-264-1576 or 316-264-1576

Feeding the Hungry Ghosts Meditation Retreat, 8 a.m. Oct. 19, Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount. Free. Southwind Sangha (Zen Buddhist) Half Day Retreat 8 a.m.-noon, led by Kathryn Riley. 316-684-8819

Love Inc. Food Drive Concert, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19, Rivercrest Free Methodist Community Church, 136 N. Emporia. Free-will offering for the Food Pantry. An evening full of music and singing, featuring the Salvation Army Wichita Citadel Band with friends. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. 316-682-3855

Neighborhood Halloween Party, 2 p.m. Oct. 19, Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6000 E. Harry St. Free. Come in costume for games and more. 316-685-4451

Fred Hammond and the United Tenors Live, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 19 Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas. $22, $27.50 and $33. A night of worship and praise music. 316-519-8884

Funny Songs & Bad Advice Concert, 2 p.m. Oct. 20, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 7202 E. 21st St. $20. Featuring Roy Zimmerman, American satirical singer-songwriter and guitarist. 316-684-3481

“The Return of Charlie Chan in Graveyard Shift,” 7 p.m. Oct. 24, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 N. Greenwich. Advance tickets, $15. An original murder mystery comedy performed in readers theater format, including a divine dessert buffet. Call the LifeVentures office, 316-682-0504.

Blocktober, 7 p.m. Oct. 25, GracePoint Church, 9035 W. Central. Free fall party with inflatables, maze, outdoor games, indoor carnival games, cake walk, photo booth, and a Trick-Or-Treat Street. Costumes welcome. 316-201-1771

Madly in Love Conference, 6:30-9:45 p.m. Oct. 25, Believers Tabernacle, 2000 S. Hillside. Conference continues from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 26. p.m. Presenters are Mark and Zerrin Oelze.

Bethany Lutheran Trunk or Treat and Car Show, 1 p.m. Oct. 26, Bethany Lutheran Church and School, 1000 W. 26th St. South. Car show is from 1-4:30 p.m. Trunk or Treating is from 5-7 p.m. 316-265-7415

Kansas Communities Ministry Fall Conference 2013, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road. Communities Ministry Fall Conference Jerry Bridges, Speaker “Living by the Gospel Every Day.” Bring your Bible, notebook and some friends. 316-634-0337

Riverside Christian Fall Craft Fair and Flea Market, 9 a.m. Oct. 26, Riverside Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 1001 Litchfield. Free. Crafts, flea market, vendors, food concessions, pumpkin decorating contest, pony cart rides, face painting, costume parade. 316-617-9382

Trunk or Treat at Eastminster, 6 p.m. Oct. 31, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road. Free. A safe alternative to traditional Halloween festivities. The parking lot will be filled with cars, each decorated in a variety of fun themes for kids to “trunk or treat” for candy. Concessions, face painting, hay rack rides and inflatables. 316-634-0337

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