Church of the Brethren
505 N. Eighth St.
Sunday: Adult Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Bob Bates giving the message "Love — The Gift Of Christmas."
Tuesday: Ladies Christmas Potluck Dinner, 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study and Youth Group (junior and senior high), 7 p.m.
For more information, call (620) 276-7391, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gardencitycob.org.
Church of Christ
1715 Pioneer Road
Sunday: Bible class, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., with Darrell Rains giving the lesson "Giving The Gift Of Faith" in the morning and "Transforming Truths" in the evening.
Wednesday: Faith Weaver's Friends (age 3 to fifth grade), 7:15 p.m. (adults and teens will have their own classes).
Note: Small group studies begin at 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, with all encouraged to attend.
Transportation to all assemblies is available by calling the church office at (620) 276-2500 and leaving a message. For more information, visit www.gcchurchofchrist.com.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
619 Mary St.
Sunday: Fast and Testimony meeting, 10 a.m.; Primary (age 3 to 11) and youth/adult Sunday school, 11:20 a.m.; Melchizedek Priesthood, Relief Society, Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women classes, 12:10 p.m.; First Presidency's Christmas Devotional, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Youth activities, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Learning English class, 7 p.m.
For more information about the Gospel, call the full-time English- and Spanish-speaking missionaries serving in Garden City at (620) 875-3715 or visit www.mormon.org, www.lds.org or www.Liahona.LDS.org.
First Christian Church
306 N. Seventh St.
Sunday: Worship service, 10 a.m., with Pastor Scott Schurle giving the message "Keep Awake"; "Run For God," 3 p.m.
Wednesday: Peace Out Meal, 6 p.m.; Chi-Rho, CYF and Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Mary Martha's Bible Study, 7 p.m.
For more information, call (620) 275-5411 or visit www.fccgardencity.com.
First United Methodist Church
1106 N. Main St.
Saturday: Saturday Night Light service, 5:45 p.m., with Pastor Joel Plisek giving the message "Alert And Waiting With Hope."
Sunday: Worship service, 8:30 a.m. (traditional) and 10:45 a.m. (contemporary) in the sanctuary, with Pastor Plisek giving the message "Alert And Waiting With Hope"; Sunday school and Confirmation, 9:30 a.m.; Youth Christmas Party, 6 p.m.; Prayer Warriors, 6:30 p.m.
Monday: "Faithful" Advent Bible Study, noon.
Tuesday: Women's Bible Study, noon.
Wednesday: Family meal, 5:15 p.m.; Shoeboxes/Birthday Party and Ladies Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Women's Bible Study, 8:30 a.m.
Dec. 8: Christmas concert, 7 p.m.
For more information, visit www.fumcgc.com or call (620) 275-9171.
Garden Valley Church
1701 N. Third St.
Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Steve Ensz giving the Advent Series message "Shadows Of Christ: God Communicating His Plan Throughout The Ages!"
Monday: Ladies Bible Study, 7 p.m., studying "The Women Of Christmas."
Wednesday: Kids Klub, 6 p.m.; junior and senior high youth group, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Men's Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.
Dec. 9: Christmas float preparation (all day).
Dec. 10: Christmas Parade.
For more information, visit www.gardenvalleychurch.com or call (620) 276-7410.
Garden Valley Retirement Village (nondenominational)
1505 E. Spruce St.
Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m., with the devotional message given by a representative of Assembly of God Church.
Wednesday: "Celebrate Your Faith," 7 p.m., led by Francine McAdams and Fielding Hands.
For more information, call (620) 275-5036.
Grace Bible Church
2595 Jennie Barker Road
Saturday: Church Christmas decorating, 2 p.m.
Sunday: Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with the message "Follow Me."
Wednesday: Children's Christmas music practice, 7 p.m.
For more information, call (620) 275-6701.
New Life Community Church
3101 Campus Drive
Sunday: Worship services, 9:30 a.m., followed by conversations and encouragement with the congregation, along with snacks and coffee or tea.
Monday: Pastor Jeff Mitchell will continue through a "Survey Of The Gospels" at 7 p.m., examining who Jesus was, what He did and said, and what that means for us (all ages are welcome).
Note: Small groups are available during the week (call the church for days, times and topics of current groups); Sunday school will be offered in the new year, following the worship service.
For more information on these or other ministries, call (620) 805-6035, email email@example.com or stop by the church during the day.
Pierceville Federated Church
203 E. Avenue A
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m.
Tuesday: Country Church, 7 p.m. at Jerry Wartman’s home; Ladies Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Children's activities and youth group, 6:45 p.m.
For more information, call the church at (620) 335-5228.
St. James Lutheran Church, ELCA
1608 Belmont Place
Sunday: Worship service, 10 a.m.
Chin Christian activities: Fellowship at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, call (620) 275-5108 or (620) 275-4777.
Second Baptist Church
1107 N. Main St.
Saturday: Free meal for the hungry, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday: Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m.
For more information, call the church at (620) 276-2805.
The Presbyterian Church
1719 Texas St.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Communion worship, 10:45 a.m., with the Rev. Denise D. Pass preaching, followed by fellowship.
Tuesday: K-State Extension food nutrition program, 4:30 p.m.; Learn 'n Play, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study on Luke, 3 p.m.; meal, 6 p.m.; Prime Time Presbies and youth group, 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call (620) 275-9141 or visit www.pcgardencity.org.
Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Church
2009 N. Main St.
First and third weekends each month: Vespers at 5 p.m. Saturday; Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. Sunday.
For more information, call (316) 841-9575.
Trinity Lutheran Church
1010 Fleming St.
Sunday: Prayer time, 8:30 a.m.; worship service, 9 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 10:15 a.m.
Wednesday: Midweek meal, 5:45 p.m.; Advent worship, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 9: Communion worship service, 5 p.m.
Word of Life Church
3004 N. Third St.
Sunday: Main service, 10:15 a.m.; the pastors are Rick and Tami Beard.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, Youth Group, Royal Rangers and Girls Now, 7 p.m. (bus pick-up available on Wednesdays for children only; call the church for details).
Upcoming: Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24.
For more information, call (620) 276-3825 or visit www.thewolc.org.