October 18, 2013

Religion calendar (Oct. 19)

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, our online searchable calendar. Submit your event at for possible inclusion in this calendar. Select the category “religion.”

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, our online searchable calendar. Submit your event at for possible inclusion in this calendar. Select the category “religion.”

Artisan Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church, 344 S. Martinson. Free. Unique crafts, bake sale and baklawa ice cream sundaes. 316-264-1576

Coat Give Away, noon Saturday, Greater Faith Ministries, 302 S. Dodge. Greater Faith Ministries will be giving away coats to children and adults on a first come, first served basis. 316-264-3320

Feeding the Hungry Ghosts Meditation Retreat, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount. Free. Southwind Sangha (Zen Buddhist) Half Day Retreat led by Kathryn Riley. 316-612-0826

Love Inc. Food Drive Concert, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Rivercrest Free Methodist Community Church, 136 N. Emporia. Free-will offering for the food pantry and an evening full of music featuring the Salvation Army Wichita Citadel Band with friends. 316-682-3855

Neighborhood Halloween Party, 2 p.m. Saturday, Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6000 E. Harry. Free. Come in costume and enjoy games and a cakewalk. 316-685-4451

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

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

SIGN: Sign In God’s Name worship service, 6 p.m. Sunday, Wichita First Church of the Nazarene, 1400 E. Kellogg. Free. A special worship service for the deaf and hearing community. 316-858-1400

Free Relationship Education Group, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka. Free. Registration required. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Wichita offers activities and discussions around communication, problem solving, expectations and creating a loving relationship in a group environment. 316-712-6045

Simply Meditate, 7 p.m. Tuesday, College Hill United Methodist Church, 2930 E. First St. $5. Simple guided breathing meditations that will allow you to relax and de-stress, and practical advice from Buddha. 316-683-4643

“The Return of Charlie Chan in Graveyard Shift,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 N. Greenwich Road. $15. An original murder mystery comedy performed in a reader’s theater format. Includes dessert buffet. 316-682-0504

Fall Adventures in Learning, 9 a.m. Thursday, 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. 316-721-2208

BLOCKTOBER!, 7-9 p.m. Friday, GracePoint Church, 9035 W. Central. Free fall party with inflatables, a maze, outdoor games, indoor carnival games, cakewalk, photo booth and Trick-or-Treat Street. Costumes welcome. 316-201-1771

Mount Vernon Presbyterian Halloween Carnival, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, 3700 E. Mount Vernon. Admission: one nonperishable food item for the food pantry. Carnival will feature games, prizes, refreshments and entertainment. 316-683-7535

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 from 1-4:30 p.m. Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. 316-265-7415

KS Communities Ministry Fall Conference, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road. Jerry Bridges will speak on “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. Raffle for hand-sewn quilt. Pony cart rides, face painting and costume parade for children. 316-617-9382

Truck-or-Treat & Halloween Tailgate @ Aldersgate, 5 p.m. Oct. 27, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St. Free. Truck-or-treat for candy, explore the spooky trailer, go on a hay-rack ride, ride a pony and more. Concessions available for 50 cents. 316-722-8504

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