The Garden City Telegram

Church Events

How to stop bad habits explored

Practical ways to shed a bad habit or take a positive step in life will be explored at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Café, 1110 Campus Drive, Suite C.

The program, "How To Stop Doing What You Hate: Taming Your Mind," features an exclusive filmed interview with clinical hypnotherapist Deborah Lindemann.

"This is a helpful hour for anyone who struggles with an addiction, smoking, losing weight or another challenge in life," said Lifetree representative Craig Cable.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages will be available.

Lifetree Café is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting.

Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Craig Cable at (970) 292-4838 or

Bible Christian Church

1404 E. Mary St.

Today: Seventh- to ninth-grade campers return from camp between 4 and 5 p.m.

Saturday: "Growing Strong" class, 9 a.m. to noon.

Sunday: Worship Team practice, 8 a.m.; early prayer time, 8:30 a.m.; worship celebration, nursery, Praise & Play, Sunday school and adult discipleship classes, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; worship celebration, 10:10 a.m.; kid's church, 10:30 a.m.

Monday: First- and second-grade campers leave for camp at 12:15 p.m. and will return between 4 and 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Tuesday: 2-3-4 Motorcycle Ministry, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Third-grade campers leave for camp at 12:15 p.m.

Thursday: Ladies Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call 276-8356.

Calvary Reformed Baptist Church of Garden City

1505 E. Spruce St.

Sunday: Morning service, 10:30 a.m. at various homes (call for meeting location); evening service, 6:30 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Valley Retirement Village.

For more information, call (719) 336-4780, 275-8320 or 805-1768 or visit

Church of the Brethren

505 N. Eighth St.

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Father's Day Breakfast and worship service, 10 a.m., with Pastor John Elder giving the message "You Are A Hiding Place"; children's church is provided during the morning worship service; no youth meeting.

Tuesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Reap As You Sew, 6 to 10 p.m.

June 21: Newsletter deadline.

For more information, call 276-7391, email or visit

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

619 Mary St.

Sunday: Sacrament meeting, 10 a.m.; Primary class and Sunday school, 11:20 a.m.; Relief Society, Young Women, Melchizedek Priesthood and Aaronic Priesthood classes, 12:10 p.m.; Ward youth fireside, 7 p.m.

Monday: Missionary training, 8 a.m.; family home evening.

Wednesday: Play group, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Big Pool; youth activities, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Primary teachers' meeting and Ward missionary correlation meeting, 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 276-3363 or visit, or

Community Congregational Church

710 N. Third St.

Today: Church office closed.

Sunday: New one blended worship service, 10 a.m.; coffee and fellowship, 11 a.m.

Monday: Council, 5 p.m.

Wednesday: Choir, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-5623.

Cornerstone Church

2901 N. Eighth St.

Sunday: Worship services and children's church, 9 and 11 a.m.

Upcoming: Annual Hoe Down will follow the 11 a.m. worship on June 30. Lunch will be provided along with fun games and prizes.

For more information, call the church office at 275-5965 or visit

Garden Valley Retirement Village (nondenominational)

1505 E. Spruce St.

Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m., with the message given by Pastor John Zoschke, Grace Bible Church. Special music will be presented by Grace Bible Church.

Wednesday: "Celebrate Your Faith" devotional service, 7 p.m., with the message given by David Pelto.

For more information, call 275-5036.

Fellowship Baptist Church

506 N. First St.

Sunday: Sunday school and Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m., featuring Pastor Richard Perez as the special speaker; Bible study and prayer, 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m.; Spanish services include Escuela Domincal at 10 a.m. and Servicio de Adoracion at 11 a.m.; Myanmar Christian Fellowship, 1 to 3 p.m.

Thursday: Concert featuring the Gateway Quartet from Pacific Baptist College, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-5304.

Garden Valley Church

1701 N. Third St.

Sunday: Annual Father's Day worship and picnic, 10 a.m. at Lee Richardson Zoo. The service will be held south of the gazebo on the zoo's west side. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided; bring salads, desserts and table service.

Wednesday: Praise Team practice, 6:30 p.m.; Mission Mexico meeting, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Women's Sewing Group, 9 a.m.

For more information, visit or call 276-7410.

First Christian Church

306 N. Seventh St.

Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship service, 10 a.m., with Pastor Scott Schurle giving the message "Believers Fellowship"; TNC Junior High Youth Group and Unbinding the Gospel Bible Study, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: TFI, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday: LED, 6 p.m.; Gospel Choir and youth game time, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Friendship Circle, 2 p.m.; youth leave for Lake Wilson.

June 21: Office closed.

June 22: Guild Brunch, 9:30 a.m.

For more information, visit

First Southern Baptist Church

2708 N. Third St.

Sunday: Small groups, Higher Ground, GroZone and Little Seedlings Preschool, 9:30 a.m.; Jam/Junior Jam and worship service, 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday: Hazelet and Nusser LifeTraks, 6:30 p.m. (use north door).

For more information, visit or call 276-7859.

First United Methodist Church

1106 N. Main St.

Saturday: Saturday Night Light, 5:45 p.m., with the Rev. Brad Kirk giving the message.

Sunday: Worship, 8:30 a.m. at Lee Richardson Zoo and 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary, with the Rev. Kirk giving the message "Living A Worthy Life"; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; youth group, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Staff meeting, 8:30 a.m.; Emmaus reunion groups and Women's Noon Bible Study, noon; Staff Parish Relations, Finance Committee and Kitchen Table Bible Study, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Beth Moore Women's Bible Study and Hands On Children's Mission Opportunity, 9:30 a.m.; Women's Bible Study, 1 p.m.; Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Praise Band practice, 8:15 p.m.

Thursday: UMMAM, 8:30 a.m.; Emmaus groups, noon; hosting the Rodeo Bible Camp, 5 p.m. (also at 7 p.m. June 21 and 22); Circles of Hope, 5:30 p.m.; YANC, 8 p.m.

For more information on events, visit or call 275-9171.

Grace Bible Church

2595 Jennie Barker Road

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with a special recognition of all fathers in attendance.

Wednesday: Midweek Bible study and prayer service, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-6701.

New Life Community Church

1110 Campus Drive

Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.; Teen Ministries, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Connect with Lifetree Café, 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit or call 272-6198.

Pierceville Federated Church

203 E. Avenue A

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with the Rev. Terry Major continuing the series in the book of Acts with "Paul's Ephesian Ministry, Part Two."

Wednesday: Men's fellowship/study, 6:30 a.m. at Teen House.

Thursday: Pierceville Ladies' Bible Study, 10 a.m. at Martha Major's home.

For more information, call the church at (620) 335-5228.

St. Thomas' Episcopal Church

710 N. Main St.

Sunday: Morning prayer, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday school is on summer break and will resume in the fall.

Upcoming: Congregational meeting after the service on July 7 (a meeting only, no potluck).

For more information, call 276-3173.

Second Missionary Baptist Church

1107 N. Main St.

Sunday; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m.

For more information, call (620) 757-1566.

Templo Emmanuel Primera Asamblea de Dios Spanish Assembly of God Church

1311 New York Ave.

Sunday: Prayer, 9:10 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; special Father's Day service and sermon, 10:45 a.m., with Fidel Martinez, pastor, as the speaker; no evening service due to Father's Day activities at Scout Park starting at 5 p.m.

Monday: Worship Team practice, 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Prayer, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; youth service, 7 p.m.

June 21: Youth Night, 7 p.m.

Upcoming: Service and prayer vigil at 9 p.m. June 28, with a reception at midnight.

For more information or ride to church, visit Templo Emmanuel on Facebook or call 275-7667.

The Apostolic Church

3102 Schulman Ave.

Saturday: Outreach prayer, 9:30 a.m.; outreach meeting, 10 a.m.; church prayer, 6 p.m.

Sunday: Prayer, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10 a.m.; Sunday school classes, 10:30 a.m.; prayer, 6 p.m.; evangelistic service with the Rev. James Charles, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Prayer, 7 p.m.; Church Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.

Note: Other available services provided include home Bible study, hospital visitations, prayer for the homebound and bilingual services. Live radio broadcast 24/7 is available at

For more information, call 275-8535.

Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Church

2009 N. Main St.

Today: Akathist, 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9th Hour and Great Vespers, 5 p.m., followed by confessions.

Sunday: Orthros and confessions, 8:45 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon; Catechumen class, 1 p.m.

For more information, call the church at 271-0811 or visit

Trinity Lutheran Church

1010 Fleming St.

Sunday: Victory Team, 7 a.m.; worship service, 8 and 10:30 a.m., featuring the VBS Singers at the second service; Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.

Monday: "Lutheran Basics," 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Staff meeting, 8 a.m.; Get-Together-Girls and Women's Bible Study, 10 a.m.; Church Leadership Council, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Worship planning, 9 a.m.; PieceMakers, 10 a.m.; newsletter deadline, 1 p.m.; Youth Ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Women on Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. at 1001 Fleming St.; Young Adult Ministry, 8 p.m.

For more information, call 276-3110 or visit

Word of Life Church

3004 N. Third St.

Sunday: Prayer for the service, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.; worship service, 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m., led by Pastor Marty Younger; Refinery Youth, 6 p.m.

Wednesday: Refinery Youth, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 276-3825 or visit