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 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 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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