The First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge will celebrate its 100th anniversary of the church's third sanctuary at the original church site beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. Period clothing will be worn and wagon rides will be available. A meal will be served after the 10:30 a.m. service. The church was organized in 1864. For more information, call (573) 266-3665.
First Baptist Church at 1289 Lexington Ave. recently announced that Emily Hoff joined the church staff as youth activities director. Hoff is a student at Southeast Missouri State University and will graduate in May with a degree in psychology. At the church, she will coordinate learning, worship and outings for youths.
Fried chicken and chicken and dumplings dinner at St. Ambrose Church in Chaffee, Mo., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sponsored by Daughters of St. Ambrose.
Springfield/Cape Girardeau Catholic Diocese Bishop John Leibrecht will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his ordination with a Mass and reception at St. Mary Cathedral at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Fish fry at Scott City First Assembly of God Church, 5 to 7 p.m.
-- From staff reports