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Grandview Christian Church, 8550 Parallel Parkway, is collecting canned goods for Help 3:17, a local food pantry. The church will have coffee and doughnuts from 10 a.m. until the worship service time of 10:45 a.m. each Sunday morning at Kussman Hall.
Mayor Mark Holland will be the keynote speaker for the Heartland Habitat for Humanity 2013 Faith in Community Prayer Breakfast. The prayer breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 31, at the Donnelly College’s new community room, 608 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan. Holland is the senior pastor of Trinity Community Church in Kansas City, Kan. The cost of the full breakfast buffet is $10 per person. For reservations, contact Evelyn Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913-342-3047 for information about table reservations. More information is available at www.heartlandhabitat.org.
Judson Baptist Church, 8300 State Ave., is holding a Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 24 to 28. Ages 2 - 18 are invited. The theme this year is "Kingdom Rock." Call 299-8300 to pre-register.
Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, is planning the Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 9 to 13. The church also is planning to show the film “Up” in an outdoor movie setting, in an open area next to the church, at Friday, June 14. The movie will start when it gets dark, approximately 9 p.m., and gates will open at 7 p.m. The donation is $10 per family. Those attending may bring lawn chairs or blankets.
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will offer an eight-week series, “Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” starting on Wednesday, May 29. The program is from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday through July 17. The weekly Bible sudy group will be facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds. It will be based on upcoming scripture readings. There will be a time for reflection, sharing and journaling. Call 913-906-8990 to register. Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will offer “Leaving a Spiritual Legacy,” presented by Mary Fran Zeller from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5. Made up of stories and personal reflections, a “spiritual will” is a statement of core values cultivated over a lifetime. It is a way of passing on important insights gained in the school of life and expresses one’s hopes and dreams for the recipients. Participants will be led through a process that will enable them to write a spiritual will. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
The Rev. Machrina Blaswell will be a visiting clergywoman at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 26, at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 1300 N. 18th St.
Several programs are being offered at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. Free salsa dancing lessons led by Orlando Gallardo will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at Wyandotte United Methodist Church. Dancers at all levels are welcome. Partners are not required. For information, call 319-504-1699. An All-Church Breakfast is planned from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25. There will be a free will donation. Wyandotte plans a Youth Car Wash after the 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services June 2. Donations will go to camp. Wyandotte will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 17 to 21.