November 9, 2013

Religion calendar (Nov. 9)

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

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


Alternative Gift Market, 10 a.m., Grace Presbyterian Church of Wichita, 5002 E. Douglas. Alternative gifts do exactly what traditional gifts do: express love and affection, celebrate occasions and show you care. They are things like school supplies for children in Haiti or food for pantries in the U.S. You can purchase these tax-deductible gifts to honor your family and friends. 316-269-0635

Concert in the Barn, 6 p.m., 9221 N. 143rd East, Benton. Free. A music ministry of the Gospel of Grace Ministry. Free food, fun and music entertainment. 316-788-8990

Friends University Singing Quaker Alumni Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Also featured will be guest composer Joseph M. Martin. Soloists are Earnest Alexander and Patrick Greene. 316-295-5677

Holiday Shop, 9 a.m., Rose Hill United Methodist Church, 19551 SW Butler Road. Fundraiser to support church missions. Free admission. “You Pick” cookies, vendors, crafts, baked goods, Granny’s Attic. Lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thanksgiving Fun Day, 8:30 a.m., Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ, 6000 E. Harry. Free. Crafts, activities, card making, story time. Breakfast of cinnamon toast and fruit. 316-685-4451


Deli Day: a taste of New York without the airfare, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Temple Emanu-El, 7011 E. Central. $14. Congregation Emanu-El’s annual fundraiser offers delicious Jewish deli-style meals and plenty of take-out choices. 316-684-5148

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

Veterans Potluck, 5-7 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 925 N. Waco. Free. Attendees are invited to bring a dish to share at the Second Annual Veterans Potluck. Guest speaker Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Janis Dashner, Wing Chaplain of the 22nd Air Wing at McConnell Air Force Base. All veterans and those concerned about veterans welcome.


Salute to Veterans, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Adults, $10; students and veterans admitted free. Patriotic music. Color Guard and recognition of veterans. Reception following. Benefit for Kansas Honor Flight. 316-264-8756 or 316-267-6244


Free Relationship Education Group in Wichita, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka. Free. Registration is required. Have questions about how you can strengthen your relationships? Catholic Charities, Diocese of Wichita has answers. Join us in a fun, group environment for activities and discussions about creating a loving relationship. 316-712-6045


What Is a Hungry Ghost?, 7 p.m., Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount. Free meditation followed by Dharma Talk by Gekko Kathryn Riley. 316-684-8819 or 316-612-0826


Annual Turkey Dinner & Craft Show, 1 p.m., Haysville United Methodist Church, 601 E. Grand Ave., Haysville. Free craft show from 1-7 p.m. Turkey dinner served 5-6:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 for adults; $4 for children 10 and younger. Kids 3 and younger eat free. Call 316-524-4162 for reservations.


Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3850 W. 71st St. South. Free. Gift baskets, baked goods, Christmas decor, hand-crafted items, old linens. Soup, sandwiches and pie served. 316-524-0719

Saturday, Nov. 16

“Valiant Men, Valued Women” 2013 Conference, 8 a.m. Nov. 16, West Evangelical Free Church, 1161 N. Maize Road. Four main-session speakers. Performance from musical artist Odd Thomas.

Annual Church Fall Festival Bazaar, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 3310 W. MacArthur. Arts, crafts, quilts, home decor, specialty booths, jewelry, accessories, bake sale, gifts, treasures, breakfast and lunch. 316-734-4640

Meditation Retreat, Matsuoka Roshi Memorial Service, 8 a.m., Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount. Free. Half-day retreat with memorial service for Matsuoka Roshi, founder of the Silent Thunder Order, Southwind Sangha’s lineage. 316-684-8819

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