Religion Calendar


Gospel Music Festival, 1 to 9 p.m. today, Hiawatha Camp and Retreat Center, 1601 W. 51st St. North. Featuring Robert Journell, Forgiven, Victory Gospel, Holy Smoke, Larry Detienne and various musicians. Refreshments available. Bring your own lawn chair. Suggested donation $5. Call 316-838-7871.

Concert and Hotdog Supper, performer Melanie Ryan, 5:30 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. concert today, Clearwater City Park, 600 E. Ross. First Christian Church of Clearwater is the host. Offering. Call 620-584-2458.


Indian Tacos, 11 a.m. today, Wichita Indian United Methodist Church, 1111 N. Meridian. Cost $5.50. Delivery available on orders of five or more. Call 316-351-7515.

Dinner, Bingo, Silent Auction, 6 p.m. Friday, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 2555 Hyacinth. Donation. Proceeds will go toward the medical and travel expenses for the McDonald family as their son undergoes a bone marrow transplant in Kansas City. Call 316-838-0944.

Indian Taco Sale, 10:30 a.m. May 14, Indian Southern Baptist Church, 1550 E. Denker. Call-in orders accepted. Cost $5. Call 316-263-3986.

Recovery classes

Central 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. May 14, Century II Convention Center. Presentation at 1 p.m. include "How to Build a Solid Relationship With Christ" by Lannie Dickinson and "How To Identify His Voice" by Pastor Ritchey. Register at Perfect Peace Lifestyle Stores, 604 N. Tyler Road, 2020 N. Woodlawn. Cost $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 316-992-4297.


Moms' Mini Retreat: "Mary and Saintly Mothers," with Teresa Monaghen, 9 a.m. today, Spiritual Life Center, 7100 E. 45th North. Cost $40. Information, 316-744-0167 or

"The Six Perfections of Zen," with Don Riley, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Southwind Sangha, 1650 Fairmount. Free. Call 316-612-0826.

Alpha Course, 6:15 p.m. each Thursday beginning May 5 through July 7, Westwood Presbyterian Church, 8007 Maple. Dinner, DVD talk and discussion. Free. Information, 316-722-7152 or

Church Safety Seminar, 8 a.m. May 14, Generations Church, 425 Green Valley Drive, Andover. Presented by Andover Police Department chaplains, speakers Jimmy Meeks and Carl Chinn. Free. Information and registration, 316-733-5177, Ext. 0, e-mail

Special events

St. James Olde English Tea, 10 a.m., style shows 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., today, St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Special feature "Geranium Garden." Other events will include a silent auction, baked goods, crafts, jewelry and books available for purchase. Tickets $12, $6 for ages 4-12, free nursery for ages 4-under. Call 316-683-5686.

World Bazaar, 11 a.m. today, Muslim Community Center, 6655 E. 34th St. North. Inflatables, food, crafts, clothing and Red Cross Blood Drive. Free. Call 316-682-5479.

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.

"The Spirits of the Cowboy," 10 a.m. Sunday, Cowboy preacher Don Mayberry speaking, 11 a.m. music and festival activities, Prairie Rose, 15231 SW Parallel Road, Benton. Gates open 9 a.m. Musicians include Les Gilliam, Rusty Rierson, Prairie Rose Southern Gospel Group Riders for the Cross, Ed Huffman, Shine Like Stars, Crossed Wired and Road 23. Activities include Mountain Men Encampments, chuckwagon cooking, Indian dancers, wagon and train rides. Adults $10, $5 for ages 5-12, and ages under 5 free. Call 316-778-2121.

Christian Motorcyclists Association Jesus Team, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Golden Corral, 616 S. Ridge Road. No cost to attend meeting. Call 605-206-0378 or 316-519-2176.

Progressive Missionary Baptist Church 65th anniversary, 7 p.m. banquet May 14, Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive, 3:30 p.m. service May 15, at the church, 2727 E. 25th N. Tickets $35, $12.50 ages 12-under. Call 316-685-1328.

Change the World Hunger Ministry, 5:30 p.m. May 14, 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. May 15, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St. Fresh or canned food accepted and will be donated to the Kansas Food Bank. Sponsored by the Society of St. Andrew. Call 316-722-8504.