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

First Baptist Church of Kearney

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

The annual fish fry is at 5 p.m. Sept. 15, at the church, 303 S. Grove St.

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.

Liberty United Methodist Church

Liberty United Methodist Church hosts a blood drive from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, 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.

The first Worship through the Arts is 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21. The theme is “With a Little Help from My Friends” at the Sunset Campus Sanctuary, 1001 Sunset Ave. Bryan Taylor, director of Traditional Music and Worship Arts, is directing a benefit concert with a collection of Taylor’s friends to give support. Donations will be collected with proceeds benefiting this year’s concert events.

Precious Blood Renewal Center of Liberty

There will be an interfaith event celebrating hope starting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19 at the center, 2120 St. Gaspar Way. Sheila Sonnenschein, volunteer coordinator for the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom chapters in the Kansas City Metro area, will come to the Renewal Center for an interfaith celebration of hope.

Each month, Muslim and Jewish members of the Sisterhood meet in each others’ homes to dialogue with the aim of building trust and friendships. Sonnenschein will talk about her work locally, nationally and internationally with the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. For more information or to register, visit, call 415-3745 or email at

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.

United Methodist Church of Smithville

Messy Church is hosted from 6 to 8 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month during the school year. Families are invited to the church, 505 U.S. Highway 169, to do activities, get messy and learn about God. All ages are welcome.

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