Youth Auction, 1 p.m. silent auction, 5 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. live auction today, First Baptist Church, 1501 State, Augusta. Cost for dinner $10, children 10 and under free hot dog meal. Free child care available beginning at 4:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit mission trips and camps. Call 316-619-9273.
Chili and Stew Chuckwagon, 11 a.m. today, Grace United Methodist Church, 944 S. Topeka. Cost $6, $3 for children 12 and younger. Call 316-262-6195.
Spring Chicken Noodle Dinner, 4 p.m. today, Dawson United Methodist Church, 2741 Laura. Cost $8, $3 for children 6 and younger.
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German Sausage Dinner and Raffle, 11 a.m. Sunday, Sacred Heart Church, 311 S. Fifth St., Sponsored by St. Anne's Rosary and Altar Society. Colwich. Adults $7.50, $4 for children 4-12, children 3-under free. Call 316-796-1224.
Indian Tacos, 11 a.m. today, Wichita Indian United Methodist Church, 1111 N. Meridian. Cost $5. Delivery available on orders of five or more. Call 316-351-7515.
Enchilada Dinner, sponsored by Celebrate Recovery, 11 a.m. March 12, Derby Friends Church, 1034 N. Woodlawn, Derby. Donation. Celebrate Recovery is a communitywide Bible-based 12-step program. Call 316-788-1751.
Walter Vernon Lenten Series 2011, 6 p.m. optional dinner, 6:30 p.m. lecture each Wednesday March 9 through April 13, Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Speakers include Robert Layton, Mohammad A. Awad-Eljied, Sean O'Brien, Gracia Burnham, Will Root and Stephanie Bergmann. Cost for dinner $5, lecture series free. Call 316-684-0221.
Lenten Luncheons, noon each Wednesday, March 9 through April 20, New Hope Christian Church, 1400 S. George Washington Blvd. Speakers include Bill Nestelroad, Titus James, Robin McGonigle, Greg Hamlin, Bob Gleason, Luis Mendez and Renee Bridwell. Offering. Call 316-262-3425.
Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. Call 316-943-1800.
Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Friday, Derby Friends Church, 1034 N. Woodlawn Blvd., Derby. Call 316-788-1751.
Healing Revival, by Pastor Rovilla Ritchey, 10 a.m. March 12, Century II Convention Center. Presentation at 1 p.m. includes "Word of Knowledge" by Claudia Moore, music by Terry Smith. Register at Perfect Peace Lifestyle Stores, 604 N. Tyler and 2020 N. Woodlawn. Cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 316-992-4297.
Spring Feasts of the Lord Seminar, 1:30 p.m. today, Remnant of Israel Messianic Synagogue, 3700 E. Pawnee. Child care available for ages 5 and under. Offering. Call 316-744-7470.
"Where Is God in Our Suffering," presented by Father Kent Hemberger, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, The Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E. 45th St. North. Cost $20. Information, 316-744-0167 or www.slcwichita.org.
"A Zen Shoe Story," with Del Smith, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Southwind Sangha, 7202 E. 21st St. Free. Call 316-612-0826.
Alpha Course, includes dinner, DVD talk and group discussions, 6:15 each Thursday through March 24, Westwood Presbyterian Church, 8007 W. Maple. Free. Information and registration, 316-722-3753 or www.westwoodpc.org/alpha.
"What, in God's Word, Is This World Coming To?," 10 a.m. each Wednesday, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. each Thursday, March 16-May 26, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St. Cost $7. Information, 316-722-8504 or www.aldersgatechurch.org/adultstudies.
Free Clothing Giveaway, 8 a.m. today, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 2799 S. Meridian. Gently used clothing and donations welcome. Call 316-941-4744.
Three Lectures and Concert, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. today, presented by Barbara Brown Taylor; 7 p.m. concert by Boston Brass Quintet, Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Information, 316-684-0221 or plymouth-church.net.
37th annual Black Ministers Retreat, 2 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, North Heights Christian Church, 3030 N. Hillside. Speakers include the Rev. Titus H. James Sr., the Rev. Dr. Matt Harris, the Rev. Dr. Claude Walker, the Rev. Dr. Mildred Butler, the Rev. Joseph Brown and Bishop Richard W. Johnson. Call 316-652-0229.
Christian Motorcyclists Association Jesus Team, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Spears Restaurant, 4323 Maple. No cost to attend meeting. Call 605-206-0378 or 316-519-2176.
"Landscaping for Year-Round Beauty," a women's spring fellowship event, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Chapel Hill Fellowship United Methodist Church, 1550 N. Chapel Hill. Presentation by Jan Longhofer on how-to tips for any side yard, patio or container garden. Refreshments and door prizes. Information and registration, 316-684-1117 or http://chfumc.org.
"Love YOURSELF . . . as Thy Neighbor" Women's Retreat, 9 a.m. March 12, College Hill United Methodist Church, 2930 E. First St. Speaker, the Rev. Sarah Marsh. Child care available by reservation. Offering. Call 316-683-4643.
"Religion From Women's Perspective," 3 p.m. March 12, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 7202 E. 21st St. Women speaking on their understanding of their faith. Sponsored by Wichita NOW. Call 316-945-5826.
Gospel Chuckwagon Dinner with Riders for the Cross, 1 p.m. gates open, 1:30 p.m. dinner and show, March 13, Prairie Rose, 15231 SW Parallel Road, Benton. Train rides, wagon rides and movies offered after the show. Tickets $30, $10 for ages 6-12, $5 for ages 3-5, 2 and under free. Discounts available. Reservations required. Call 316-778-2121.