Discussion on pet, human interaction set
How pets interact with humans will be explored at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe 3101 Campus Drive.
The program, "What's Your Pet Trying To Tell You?," explores how animals think and interact with humans. In an exclusive filmed interview, an animal communicator will share accounts of conversations with household pets.
"People with pets often say they communicate with their animals," said Lifetree representative Craig Cable. "This program provides an opportunity to share those stories and to discover what science tells us about the capacity of animals to interact with humans."
Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages will be available.
Lifetree Cafe 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 Cable at (970) 292-4838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Saturday: Men's Fellowship Breakfast, 8 a.m.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor John Elder giving the message "Who Can Hide?"; children's church is provided during the morning worship service.
Tuesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m.
For more information, call 276-7391, email email@example.com or visit www.gardencitycob.org.
Church of Christ
1715 Pioneer Road
Saturday: 19th Annual Back To School Bash with the theme "He's Calling," 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, featuring Toby Levering of Wichita and Nate Bundy of Childress, Texas, speaking during the two-day youth rally. The church's own worship minister will lead the praise time during both days. For more information, call the church office at 276-2500 or visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/gcback2schoolbash)
Sunday: No Bible classes this week due to the Back to School Bash; donuts at 9 a.m., followed by singing at 9:30 a.m. and worship assembly at 10 a.m., with Darrell Rains giving the lesson "Is He Calling Me?"; there will be no evening assembly due to the Back to School Bash.
Wednesday: Bible classes for all ages, including Wild Water Wednesdays (kindergarten to fifth grade), 7:15 p.m.
Upcoming: Praying at the Schools, which is hoped to become an annual event, is scheduled for Aug. 25, with members going to various schools in the area and praying for students, staff and administration.
Transportation to all assemblies is available by calling the church office at 276-2500. Visit www.gcchurchofchrist.com or www.facebook.com/gcchurchofchrist.
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.
Monday: Family home evening.
Wednesday: Play group, 10:30 a.m. to noon; youth activities, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Ward Missionary correlation meeting, 7 p.m.
Aug. 24: Garden City Ward Colorado Denver Temple trip.
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 www.mormon.org, www.LDS.org or www.Liahona.LDS.org.
Community Congregational Church
710 N. Third St.
Sunday: Blended worship service, 10 a.m.; coffee and fellowship, 11 a.m.
Monday: Council, 5 p.m.
For more information, call 275-5623.
2901 N. Eighth St.
Sunday: Worship 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.; Bible study and prayer, 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m.; Spanish services include Escuela Dominical at 10 a.m. and Servicio de Adoracion at 11 a.m.; Myanmar Christian Fellowship, 1 to 3 p.m.
Note: Kids 4 Truth will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 4.
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., led by Kaye Shearmire; NCV practice, 4 p.m.; all-church potluck picnic and baby shower for Alissah Burwell, 6 p.m. on the east lawn.
Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m.; Bible study and activities, 6:30 p.m.; NCV practice, 8 p.m.
For more information or transportation to church activities, call 275-5266 or visit www.firstbaptistchurchgck.com.
First Christian Church
306 N. Seventh St.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship service, 10 a.m., with Fred Askren giving the message "Out On A Limb"; HOPE Puppets, 12:30 p.m.; ice cream social, 7 p.m.; TNC Junior High Youth Group, 7 p.m. at the Adler's home; budget meeting, 8 p.m.
Wednesday: LED, 6 p.m.; Gospel Choir and Youth Fellowship, 7 p.m.
Thursday: MRT training, 4:30 p.m.; Mary Marthas Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Aug. 23: Office closed.
For more information, visit www.fccgcks.org.
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: Nusser and Hazelet LifeTraks, 6:30 p.m. (use north door).
For more information, visit www.fsbcgc.com or call 276-7859.
First United Methodist Church
1106 N. Main St.
Saturday: Saturday Night Light, 5:45 p.m., with the Rev. David Bell giving the message.
Sunday: Worship, 8:30 a.m. at Lee Richardson Zoo and 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary, with the Rev. Bell continuing a series of messages on the "Armor Of God," with this week's message being "Suiting Sword Of The Spirit — Word Of God"; 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; Education Work Area, Finance Committee and Kitchen Table Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: New Covenant Bible Study, 9:30 a.m.; Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Praise Band, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday: Emmaus Reunion Groups, noon; Circles of Hope, 5:30 p.m.; YANC, 8 p.m.; Unity Conference in Salina through Aug. 24.
Aug. 24: Emmaus Team training, 8 a.m.
For more information on events, visit www.fumcgc.com or call 275-9171.
Garden City Church of the Nazarene
2720 Campus Drive
Sunday: A Gospel concert featuring recording artist Greg Hager will be included during the celebration service at 10:30 a.m. Twice nominated for Western Artist of the Year, Hager sings about love, life, living and faith. He has recorded and released seven albums of original music.
For more information, call 275-4278, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gcnaz.com.
Garden Valley Church
1701 N. Third St.
Saturday: Praise Night Jam Session, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: Prayer Partners, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Steve Ensz giving the message "A Call To Holiness," the first of a three-part series titled "Standing In A Fallen World"; Retirees' Luncheon, noon.
Tuesday: Women's Sewing Group, 9:30 a.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 the Rev. Brian Faust. Special music will be presented by Fielding Hands, First United Methodist Church.
Wednesday: "Celebrate Your Faith" devotional service, 7 p.m., led by David Pelto.
For more information, call 275-5036.
Grace Bible Church
2595 Jennie Barker Road
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with the message, "The Glory Of God In The Exodus From Egypt," given by John Zoschke, pastor.
Monday: Youth Back-to-School Fun Day, 3 p.m.
Wednesday: Midweek Bible Study and prayer service, 7 p.m.
For more information, call 275-6701.
Journey To The Cross
1205 W. Maple St.
Cowboy Church services are held 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, (620) 290-0672 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.
New Life Community Church
3101 Campus Drive
Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.; Teen Ministries, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Connect with Lifetree CafÃ©, 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 message "Good Idea, Bad Outcome."
Monday: Teen Club leadership meeting (also the evening of Aug. 23).
Tuesday: Men's fellowship/study, 6:30 a.m. at Teen House.
Wednesday: Kids 4 Truth and Teen Club leadership meeting, 7 p.m. in Wagher Hall.
For more information, call the church at (620) 335-5228.
St. James Lutheran Church, ELCA
1608 Belmont Place
Sunday: Worship service, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Women's meeting, 10 a.m., with a missionary from Mexico as the guest speaker.
For information about weekly and special events, check the calendar at www.stjameslutherangardencity.com.
St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
710 N. Main St.
Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 10:15 a.m., with the Rev. Brian Viel celebrating the new school year, followed by a potluck dinner.
Upcoming: Congregational meeting (a meeting only, no potluck) will follow the service on Sept. 1; Sunday school is on summer break and will resume Sept. 8.
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 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 www.holyghostradio.com.
For more information, call 275-8535.
The Presbyterian Church
1719 Texas St.
Sunday: Worship, 10:45 a.m., followed by fellowship and the Nominating Committee meeting.
Monday: Stewardship Team and Tumbleweed Festival Committee, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Staff meeting, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.; 88 Hrs rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
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 service, 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.; Youth Commission, 11:30 a.m.; Lay Ministers, 1:30 p.m.; Homestead worship, 2:30 p.m.
Monday: "Lutheran Basics," 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Staff meeting, 8:30 a.m.; Get-Together-Girls, 10 a.m.; "Encouragement For Moms" Bible Study, 2 p.m.
Wednesday: Worship planning, 9 a.m.; PieceMakers, 10 a.m.; newsletter work time, 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.
Thursday: Transforming Churches Network, 9:30 a.m. in Scott City.
For more information, call 276-3110 or visit www.tlcgck.org.
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 Mark Schroeder; Refinery Youth (ninth through 12th grade), 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Refinery Youth (seventh and eighth grade), 7 p.m.
For more information, call 276-3825 or visit www.wordoflifegcks.com.