Religion calendar (Oct. 19)

10/18/2013 12:00 AM

10/19/2013 6:34 AM

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

Entertainment Videos

Join the Discussion

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service