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The Rev. Robert Houston, founder of Covenant Ministries, and Shirley Houston are helping to recruit gospel music talent for a showcase by Tyscot Records at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Victorious Life Church, 3400 Paseo Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. For more information, call Shirley Houston at 913-788-5662.
Grandview Christian Church, 8550 Parallel Parkway, is collecting canned goods for Help 3:17, a local food pantry. .
Holy Family Altar Society’s Annual Golf Tournament will be Monday, June 24, at Sunflower Hills Golf Course, 12200 Riverview Road, Bonner Springs, Kan. The event begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The entry fee per person is $65, which includes a green fee; $50 hole sponsor. Food will be served after the tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Holy Family Church fuel fund. Participants may send checks to the Holy Family Altar Society, and include a note with the names of the players, to Holy Family Church, 274 Orchard, Kansas City, Kan. 66101.
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 to attend a family night at the T-Bones on July 3. Open Door Christian School is planning a fireworks stand June 29-July 4 as a fundraiser.
Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan., will offer “Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through July 17. This weekly Bible study group will be based on the upcoming Scripture readings from the Catholic lectionary. There will be time for reflection, sharing and journaling. Call 913-906-8990 to register.
The 19th annual golf classic to benefit the Sisters, Servants of Mary, is set for Friday, June 28, at Dub’s Dread Golf Course, 126th and Hollingsworth Road, Kansas City, Kan. Proceeds will go toward renovating the Sisters’ convent. Registration and lunch are from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Amino Brothers Co., Inc., is the lunch sponsor. At 12:20 p.m., the Sisters will participate in the annual putting contest. . For more information or a registration form for the golf scramble, visit www.servingfromtheheart.com or contact George Gallup, 913-342-5018.
St. Mary-St. Anthony Catholic Church, 615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan., will hold its annual Ethnic Festival on Saturday, June 22. The festival on the parish grounds will begin immediately following the 4 p.m. Mass and continue until 9 p.m. The food venue will have German, Irish, Mexican and American items. A fundraiser with prizes is planned, along with games.
“Highest Praise,” a music and drama ministry, will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 28 at Stony Point Christian Church, 149 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kan. The music and drama presentation is free to the public.
Trinity AME Church, 2201 N. 5th St., will hold Sumner Sunday at the 10:15 a.m. worship service June 23. Persons who attended Sumner High School are invited to attend the service. Special recognition will go to the class with the highest number of members present. Past winners include the Class of 1968, recognized in 2011; the Class of 1966, recognized in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010 and 2012; the Class of 1967, recognized in 2007 and 2009; and the Class of 1958, recognized in 2008. On the Sumner Sunday committee are Jackie Peters, chairperson; Birdie Dean, co-chairperson; Alberta Dobbins and Naomi Evans, committee members. The Rev. Fran Cary is the pastor of Trinity AME Church.
White Church Christian Church, 1 block north of Parallel Parkway at 2200 N. 85th St., will hold a potluck featuring steak and shrimp, along with home cooking. Live entertainment will be provided by the Witness Band. The event is at 4 p.m. June 22. All are invited. The Wednesday Bible Study group and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
Several programs are being offered at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. Free salsa lessons are held from 3 to 4 p.m. each Saturday in June at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, and new participants are welcome. An all-church breakfast is on the calendar from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22. There will be a free-will donation. The church is collecting school supplies for Cross-Lines during June and through the middle of July.