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Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2203 Parallel, will hold a parish fiesta beginning with the 4 p.m. bilingual Mass Saturday, Sept. 21. It will include food, games and activities.
The Cathedral of St. Peter, 409 N. 15th St., is holding its annual Fall Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. A taco dinner will be served in the Parish Hall. The event includes games and prizes. There will be a silent auction, food items, bingo, fun games for the kids, and booths including homemade povitica. For additional information, call David or Diane at 913-342-8878.
Church Women United will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at St. Andrew's Missionary Baptist Church, 5300 Parallel Parkway.
Edwardsville United Methodist Church, 302 N. 4th St., Edwardsville, Second Saturday Supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept.14. It will feature casseroles, salads, desserts and drinks. Donations of $8 for adults and $3 for children are requested.
Grandview Christian Church, 8550 Parallel Parkway, is collecting canned goods for Help 3:17, a local food pantry.
“Scripture Study, Bible Sharing and Reflection, Lectio and Journaling,” an eight-week series facilitated by pastoral minister, Heather Neds, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 25, at Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central Ave., Kansas City, Kan. 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.
Open Door Baptist Church, 3033 N. 103rd Terrace, is planning an outdoor meadow church service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, with casual dress suggested. After the service will be a fellowship potluck luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Indoor and outdoor seating will be available. Following the luncheon will be classic games for all ages from 1:15 to 3 p.m. including croquet, sack races, three-legged race, putting game, horseshoes, tug-o-war and more. A variety show will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and ice cream will be served. Hymns and special recognition will be from 4:30 to 5 p.m.
Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church will be the host for the Sixth Session of the Midwest Annual Conference of the Fifth Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church, Sept. 8 through 15. Church officials said that Sunday, Sept. 8, will be a Spirit-filled Musical at 4 p.m. at Trinity AME Church, 2201 N. 5th St., Kansas City, Kan. Beginning Monday, Sept. 9, all sessions including Spirit-filled worship services, Conference Institute, many youth activities, luncheons, variety of vendors from the area and meeting, greeting and fellowship with old and new friends will be held at the Jack Reardon Convention Center, 500 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan. To obtain a schedule of events, visit www.kcministries.net, 2013 Midwest Annual Conference or contact Barbara Jordan-Estell at Trinity AME Church, 913-621-2306.
Trinity Community Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway, is beginning a new program. Sunday School for children and youth will now be part of the worship hour at 10:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School will continue at 9 a.m. All are welcome.
The Christian Women’s Fellowship at White Church Christian Church, 2200 N. 85th St., will hold a Salad Supper at 6 p.m. on Sept. 17. Breakfast Club resumes on Sept. 21, when a certified nurse from Walgreens will be administering yearly flu and pneumonia shots. They accept all insurance cards.
Several programs are being offered at Wyandotte United Methodist Church, 7901 Oakland Ave. A grief support group, Caring Conversations, will be offered on Tuesdays at Wyandotte UMC. The group will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 10 at the church. Participants are asked to register in advance to Daneale.White@VITAS.com or call 913-722-1631. Women's Bible Study will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays starting Aug. 13. The title of the six-week lesson is "A Mile in Her Shoes."