Find and live a life of meaning

5/22/2014

How to find and live a life of meaning and purpose will be discussed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Café, 3101 Campus Drive.

The program, "Living a Rich Life: Finding Meaning and Purpose," features the filmed story of Christine Garde, who left an influential political position to launch a gang diversion program by moving into an urban gang-infested neighborhood.

"I want to look back at my life and know that I made a significant difference in the world," said Garde, who believes she's not alone in her desire. "People want their lives to matter."

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

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

For more information, call Mike at 272-6198, email him at mmcvey57@gmail.com or visit www.lifetreecafe.com.

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 www.cause-of-god.com.

Church of the Brethren

505 N. Eighth St.

Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with Ken Madgwick giving the message; children's church is provided during the morning worship service.

Monday: Church office closed.

Tuesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m.

Upcoming: Special farewell carry-in dinner in honor of Lisa Klager, noon June 1 (meat and dessert will be provided; the congregation is asked to bring side dishes); Women's Fellowship, 6:15 p.m. June 3.

For more information, call 276-7391, email gccob@att.net or visit www.gardencitycob.org.

Church of Christ

1715 Pioneer Road

Sunday: Bible classes for all ages, 9 a.m.; worship assembly, 10 a.m., with Darrell Rains giving the lesson "A Purse With Holes"; musical recital highlighting the children's talents they displayed during the school year, 2 p.m., featuring both vocal and instrumental talent; no evening assembly due to the holiday weekend.

Wednesday: Bible classes for all ages, including FaithWeaver Friends for kids, 7:15 p.m.

Upcoming: "Once Upon A Time" Vacation Bible School, June 8 to 10; a special Wednesday night kids class will start after VBS, with more details to be announced.

Transportation to all assemblies is available by calling the church office at 276-2500. Visit www.gcchurchofchrist.com, www.facebook.com/gcchurchofchrist or follow on Twitter @gckscoc.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

619 Mary St.

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

Monday: Family home evening.

Wednesday: Play group, 10 a.m. to noon at Harold Long Park; youth activities and Primary girls activities, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Ward Missionary Committee, 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.

Community Congregational Church

710 N. Third St.

Sunday: Worship service, 10 a.m.; coffee and fellowship, 11 a.m.

Monday: Church office closed.

Wednesday: Choir, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-5623.

Cornerstone Church

2901 N. Eighth St.

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

For more information, call the church office at 275-5965 or visit www.cornerstonepeople.org.

Fellowship Baptist Church

506 N. First St.

Sunday: Sunday school and Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.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.; Bible study and prayer, 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-5304.

First Baptist Church

1007 N. 11th St.

Sunday: Bible Study and Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Mary Fabin giving the message on Solomon.

Wednesday: NCV practice, 7 p.m.

For more information or transportation to church activities, call 275-5266.

First Christian Church

306 N. Seventh St.

Sunday: The church's 130th year celebration will begin with photos being taken on the front steps of the church at 9:30 a.m., a balloon launch will follow at 9:45 a.m. at Fulton and Seventh streets, an old-fashioned worship service will begin at 10 a.m. in the back lot of the church and a carry-in dinner will start at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall; HOPE Puppets, 12:30 p.m.; Youth Group, 6 p.m. at the Adler's home.

Monday: Office closed; IDOC, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday: Elders' meeting, 6 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Youth group (fifth/sixth grade), 6 p.m.; LED, 6:50 p.m.; Gospel Choir and Bible study, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Mary Marthas, 7 p.m.

May 31: Reckless Generation Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. at Patrick Dugan's; Ruiz baby shower, 1 to 4 p.m.; Praise in the Park, 7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.fccgcks.org.

First United Methodist Church

1106 N. Main St.

Saturday: Saturday Night Light, 5:45 p.m., with Brian Faust giving the message.

Sunday: Worship, 8:30 and 10:45 a.m., with Faust giving the message "Remember Those That Have Gone On Before Us"; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Youth Group barbecue, 6:30 p.m.

Monday: Church building closed.

Tuesday: Staff meeting, 9 a.m.; Emmaus Reunion Groups and Women's Noon Bible Study, noon; UMMAM, 4 p.m.; Trustees Committee, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Set-up for Godmothers, 9 a.m.; Women's Bible Study and youth work day, 1 p.m.; Men's/Women's Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Praise Band practice, 8:15 p.m.

Thursday: Godmothers Ministry, 9 a.m.; Emmaus Reunion Groups, noon; UMMAM, 4 p.m.; Circles of Hope, 5:30 p.m.

May 30: Youth Frisbee Golf, 10 a.m. at Garden City Community College.

May 31: Praise in the Park, 7 p.m.

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

Garden City Church of the Nazarene

2720 Campus Drive

Sunday: Connect Groups, 9:30 a.m.; worship and celebration service, 10:45 a.m., led by Pastor Tim Fields.

For more information, call 275-4278, email office@gcnaz.com or visit www.gcnaz.com.

Garden Valley Church

1701 N. Third St.

Sunday: Prayer Partners, 8:30 a.m.; Bible classes, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Steve Ensz continuing the series from the book of James "Faith Workout! No. 8, Don't Judge Me!?"

Tuesday: Women's Sewing Group, 9:30 a.m.; lunch prayer time, noon.

Wednesday: Chicago missions trip preparations begin for the youth group, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Women's Bible Study, 7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.gardenvalleychurch.com or call 276-7410.

Garden Valley Retirement Village (nondenominational)

1505 E. Spruce St.

Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m., with the message given by Francine McAdams.

Wednesday: "Celebrate Your Faith" devotional service, 7 p.m., led by the Rev. Don Patrick, retired Church of the Nazarene pastor.

For more information, call 275-5036.

Ingalls Community Bible Church

212 N. Main St., Ingalls

Sunday: Bible Hour, 9:45 a.m., studying the Book of Isaiah; worship service, 11 a.m., featuring the sermon "Blessed Are The Merciful, For They Shall Receive Mercy"; carry-in meal and fellowship, 12:30 p.m.; afternoon worship service, 1:30 p.m., featuring ECS Lesson 5; the church pastor is Pastor Tom Harmer.

Wednesday evening: Prayer meeting (call for the time).

For more information, call (620) 335-5305.

Journey To The Cross

1205 W. Maple St.

Cowboy Church services take place on the last Tuesday of each month at the F-Diamond Roping Arena, 1205 W. Maple St.

Journey To The Cross is the Garden City chapter of Fellowship of Christian Cowboys and is a nondenominational Christian organization. For more information, call (620) 521-1949 or 275-0760.

The Christian Fellowship gatherings each month include a free supper at 7 p.m., with Bible study and devotional fellowship time at 7:30 p.m. During the warm weather months, come and participate in the arena steer ropings at 5 p.m.

All who attend the Cowboy Church services on the last Tuesday of each month will receive free cowboy pocket Bibles.

Registration forms are now being accepted for Rodeo Bible Camp scheduled for June 19 to 22.

New Life Community Church

3101 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 www.newlifechurchgc.org 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 giving the lesson "This Is Eternal Life, No. 3."

Tuesday through May 30: "Weird Animals Jesus' Amazing One-of-a-Kind Love" Vacation Bible School. Registration information is available at (620) 335-5525 or (620) 335-5228. The closing program and picnic for VBS students and their family and friends will begin at 11:45 a.m. May 30.

May 31: Men's breakfast with Jim Miller, 7 a.m. in Wagher Hall; ladies' brunch with Lena Miller, 10 a.m. at Jera McGraw's home.

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

St. James Lutheran Church, ELCA

1608 Belmont Place

Saturday: Chin Christian fellowship, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.; Chin Christian fellowship, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Church Council, 7 p.m.

For more information, call 275-5108 or 275-4777.

St. Thomas' Episcopal Church

710 N. Main St.

Sunday: Morning prayer, 10:15 a.m., followed by a congregational meeting.

For more information, call 276-3173 or visit the Facebook page.

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.

The Presbyterian Church

1719 Texas St.

Today: Women's dinner, 5:30 p.m. (call the church for the location).

Sunday: Worship, 10:45 a.m., followed by fellowship.

Monday: Office closed.

Tuesday: 88 Hrs. rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.

May 30: Women's dinner, 5:30 p.m. (call the church for the location).

For more information, call 275-9141 or visit www.pcgardencity.org.

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 www.orthodoxkansas.org.

Trinity Lutheran Church

1010 Fleming St.

Sunday: Victory Team, 7 a.m.; worship, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.

Monday: Church office closed.

Tuesday: Staff meeting, 8:30 a.m.; Get-Together-Girls, 10 a.m.; set up for rummage sale today through May 30.

Wednesday: Worship planning, 9 a.m.; PieceMakers, 10 a.m.; Youth Ministry and Stewardship meeting, 6:30 p.m.; Women's Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson's home; Young Adult Ministry, 8 p.m.

Thursday: LWR quilting, 10 a.m.; "Planting Seeds of Faith," 6:30 p.m.

May 30: Rummage sale, 1 p.m. newsletter work time, 1 p.m.

May 31: Rummage sale, 8 a.m.; Praise in the Park, 6 p.m. at Stevens Park.

For more information, call 276-3110.

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.

Wednesday: Refinery Youth (seventh through 12th grade), 7 p.m.

For more information, call 276-3825 or visit www.wordoflifegcks.com.

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