Crossroads Community Church of Kearney

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the church will host a Kansas City district youth Bible quiz at 9 a.m. at 2855 S. Petty Road. For more details on upcoming events, call the church office at 628-2777 or visit

Community Covenant Church of Kearney

A men’s prayer breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Kearney Veterans of Foreign Wars post, located at 301 W. Washington St.

The annual fall kick-off event is Sunday, Sept. 8, 1820 S. Jefferson St. The event includes breakfast served from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more details, call 628-6974, visit the church website or search for the church on Facebook.

First Baptist Church of Kearney

Lydia Sew-ers craft group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. Call 628-6672 for more details.

20 Somethings, a group of young professionals, those in college, singles and young married couples, will have a Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Travis and Clara Black residence. Contact the church office for more details.

The annual fish fry is at 5 p.m. Sept. 15.

The men’s fellowship breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at The Falls, located at 22610 Missouri Highway 92.

GriefShare, a support group for those needing help and encouragement after suffering a loss begins a 13-week session Sept. 15. GriefShare meets from 6 to 8 p.m. in room 104. For more details, visit

The men’s third Thursday luncheon is at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 19, at Gino’s Italian Cuisine, 123 E. Washington St.

St. Stephen Lutheran Church of Liberty

The Board of Outreach and the Board of Human Care of the church are hosting a charity golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex in Smithville. The tournament will start at 1:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Liberty Women’s Clinic. For details, contact Robert Brinser at 830-0965 or; or Craig Knaak at 377-6311.

Relevant Church of Liberty

Relevant Church of Liberty, 101 N. Forest Ave., presents a Red White & Blue Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The themed service in the event center will take time to reflect and pray for the nation on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. There will be competitions and food to follow. The congregation is encouraged to wear red, white and blue.

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church of Liberty

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 1600 N. Missouri Highway 291, will hold a Prayer for America event at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 9, in room 309. Prayers are done in a conversational style, but those who want to pray silently are welcome. Others can come and listen.

St. James Catholic Church of Liberty

The fifth of the Five First Saturdays Devotion will be held at the church, 309 S. Stewart, on Saturday, Sept. 7, with confessions heard at 5:30 a.m., 15 decades of the Rosary said at 6:30 a.m. and Mass at 7:15 a.m.

Nebo Baptist Church of Liberty

The Second Sunday Singing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the church, 6805 Nebo Hill Road. Refreshments will follow. Guests are welcome to bring a musical instrument or gospel song to share and join in, or attend to listen to music and enjoy fellowship. Call 739-4063 for more details.

Liberty United Methodist Church

Liberty United Methodist Church hosts a blood drive from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, in the Gathering Place at the Rush Creek campus, 100 Rush Creek Parkway. Donors should book an appointment online at by entering code “CBAG’. For additional details, contact Jim Sajevic at 210-6801 or For questions, contact Blair Sundhausen, director of outreach, at or 781-4554 ext.113.

Journey Church of Liberty

Journey Church of Liberty, 1021 S. Brown St., will offer a Safe Families for Children awareness event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and again from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12. This event would be of interest to families, teachers, social workers, police officers, school counselors, women’s clinics, pastors, ministry leaders and nonprofit organizations that want assist families in need. To learn more, visit, call the church at 368-1540 or email

Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Smithville

The community is invited to attend the church’s annual dinner and auction held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at 18601 N. U.S. Highway 169. In addition to a meal, there will be live jazz music and live and silent auctions. To get tickets or for more information, call the parish office at 532-4344.

United Methodist Church of Smithville

The church’s annual trivia night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the church, 505 U.S. Highway 169. In addition to trivia, participants will be offered fellowship, snacks and a silent auction. To register, call 532-3200.

Family Worship Center of Smithville

The celebration of National Back to Church Sunday will be during services Sunday, Sept. 15, the church, located at 98 Stonebridge Lane. This event will feature worship, giveaways, a free lunch, inflatables and activities. Guests are encouraged to bring friends.

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