Topeka religion roundup: Church to hold hymn-fest with musicians from several local congregations – The Topeka Capital-Journal

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A hymn-fest titled "Epiphany! Let Your Light So Shine" will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 2021 S.W. 29th.

The bell choir from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will be featured, along with a mass choir composed of members from First, Faith, Our Savior's and Trinity Lutheran churches in Topeka and St. John Lutheran Church in Alma. The concert is in celebration of the Epiphany season.

A freewill offering will be received, and a reception will follow. The concert is sponsored by the Lutheran Fine Arts Council of Topeka.

In other religion news:

The annual Women's Conference of the Topeka Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will take place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Topeka Stake Center, 2401 S.W. Kingsrow Road. "I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me," from Philippians 4:13, is the theme of the conference for women ages 16 years and older. After a short opening session on the conference theme, women will be able to attend three classes on topics such as personal revelation; emotional resilience; dealing with adversity; financial fitness; continuing education; meal planning and food storage; and addiction prevention and recovery. Lunch will be provided. Before the conference, at 9 a.m., women may help assemble freezer meals that will be given to the Topeka Rescue Mission and the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment. The conference is free and open to women in the community. For more information, call Tracie Haddock at 785-478-1235.

The Topeka City Mission Union Early Morning Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 1100 S.E. Washington. The Rev. T.D. Hicks will bring the year's challenge message. Musical selections will be rendered by members of the Antioch church. Hair-care products for veterans will be provided by the Antioch church.

St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 2222 S.E. Madison, will offer fish, chicken and rib dinners from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. The cost is $10 for chicken and fish and $13 for rib dinners. All dinners will include a choice of two sides, dessert and drink. Sides will include spaghetti, green beans, potato salad and baked beans. Proceeds will benefit the church's annual pastor's anniversary celebration. Call 785-207-4054 or 785-207-6357 for deliveries or carry-out orders.

Topeka Bible Church, 1101 S.W. Mulvane, will begin its next session of GriefShare at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3. This 13-week video-based class and support group is for people who are grieving the death of a person close to them. Each session lasts until about 8:30 p.m. The fee for the class is $15 per person for materials and is due at the first session. Participants are encouraged to register in advance at http://www.DiscoverTBC.com. Visit http://www.GriefShare.org to find other class locations and dates in northeast Kansas.

Faith Temple Church, 1162 S.W Lincoln, will have its annual bishop appreciation services from Friday, Feb. 7, and Sunday, Feb. 9. The event will honor Bishop R. K. Lassiter Sr. for 45 years in pastoral ministry. The event will include a service at 7 p.m. Feb. 7, with the Rev. Keith Newton, of Kansas City speaking, and a service at 11 a.m. Feb. 9, with Bishop James Everett, of New Jersey, speaking. For additional information, call the church at 785-235-1834.

Homemade chocolates and other treats will be offered for sale during the annual "Taste of Chocolate" event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Central Congregational United Church of Christ, 5221 S.W. West Drive. Guests may fill a 4-by-4-by-2-inch box with their choice of chocolates for $7. Cakes, pies, cheesecakes and other items will be packaged by the piece and sold separately. This year's event will feature candies made from recipes in the churchs 1913 cookbook.

Proceeds from the sale will aid the ongoing mission work of Central Congregational Church, which supports community programs such as Doorstep, Lets Help, the Sheldon Head Start School and the Topeka Justice Unity Ministry Project, as well as several individual local schools.

Miracle Life Church, 3136 S.E. Minnesota Ave., will have an "Old-Fashioned Black History Program" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. The theme is "We've Come a Long Ways." The program will feature old songs,skits and poetry.

Zsolt Eder and Friends will present a concert featuring the Italian and French Baroque music of Corelli, Couperin, Vivaldi and Monteverdi at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 701S.W. 8th Ave. The concert is part of the cathedral's Great Spaces Music & Arts Series. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. Advance tickets are available at http://www.greatspaces.org or at the door.

Creation Club will begin the first of its monthly meetings at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church, 1029 N. Kansas Ave.

Harveyville United Methodist Church will have a taco salad fundraising dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Mission Valley High School, 12913 Mission Valley Road near Eskridge. The dinner will take place during the basketball game between Mission Valley and Marais des Cygnes Valley High School. The suggested donation is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Miracle Life Church will have a "Valentine's Sweethearts" dinner and dance at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the church, 3136 S.E. Minnesota Ave. The cost is $25 for couples and $10 for singles. For reservations or more information, call 785-224-9952, 785-231-8159 or 785-408-8874.

Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church will have its annual chili and vegetable soup supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. The cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children 10 and under. The menu includes chili or vegetable soup, relishes, drink and dessert. Carry-out will be available. The dinner is sponsored by the church's New Spirit class.

Doorstep will have its 17th annual Operation Soup Line fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Stormont Vail Events Center Agriculture Hall, near S.W. 17th and Tyler. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The menu will include chili, chicken tortilla or Portuguese green soup, along with dessert and drink. Local celebrity servers and entertainment will be featured. Delivery will be available for 10 or more meals that are ordered in advance. Call 785-357-5341 for deliveries by Feb. 21. Proceeds will benefit Doorstep, a Topeka social service agency supported by more than 50 local congregations.

Barry Crawford will present a Lenten lecture series on "The Lost Gospels" from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Sundays, March 8, 5 and 22, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1701 S.W. Collins.

TobyMac will be the headliner at the "Hits Deep Tour 2020" at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd. in Kansas City, Mo. Also performing will be Tauren Wells, We Are Messengers, Ryan Stevenson, Aaron Cole and Cochren & Co. Ticket prices range from $19 to $135. For more information, visit http://www.sprintcenter.com or call 816-949-7000. Group discounts are available.

Jerry Schemmel, a radio announcer with the Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball team, will be the featured speaker at the 59th annual Kansas Prayer Breakfast at 6 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th Ave. Tickets are $20 each or $200 for a table of 10. Reservations are requested by March 1. For more information, call 785-380-2901 or visit http://www.kansasprayerbreakfast.net.

MercyMe will present its "20/20 Tour" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, 19100 E. Valley View Parkway in Independence, Mo. Also featured in the concert will be Jeremy Camp and David Leonard. Tickets range from $30 to $155. For more information, call 800-653-6000 or visit www1.ticketmaster.com.

Bethel Music, Matt Maher, Martin Smith of Delirious?, Unspoken, Apollo LTD, Peabod and Elle Limebear will be featured in "The Roadshow Tour" at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, 9100 E. Valley View Parkway in Independence, Mo. Tickets are $20 to $65. Family four-packs are available for $99. For more information, call 800-745-3000 or visit http://www.silversteineyecentersarena.com.

The seventh annual Easterfest event is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Garfield Park, 1600 N.E. Quincy. The event will feature a parade at 10 a.m. followed by an Easter egg hunt, a health fair, live music, a petting zoo, vendors, pony rides, face-painting and food trucks. Admission is free.

The annual State of Kansas Holocaust Commemoration Service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, April 20, at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th Ave. The speaker will be Megan Felt, program director of Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project, which is based in Kansas. Participants will include Kansas clergy, political leaders, choirs and students. A reception will follow the program. Admission is free.

Grammy Award-winning Christian music group Casting Crowns will present its "Only Jesus" tour at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Stormont Vail Events Center, near S.W. 19th and Topeka Boulevard. The special guest will be Matthew West. For more information, visit http://www.castingcrowns.com.

Temple Beth Sholom, 4200 S.W. Munson, will have its 55th annual Blintze Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26.

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