Religion calendar 4/18/09

Saturday, April 18, 2009


Southern gospel quartet

First Baptist Church hosts Gold City.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

Where: 551 N. Westwood Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Mo.


Kristin Schweain, former member of the Christian/pop group ZOEgirl and current associate pastor of music at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson, presents a concert. A free-will offering will be collected to support upcoming St. Paul Lutheran Church mission trips to Guatemala and New Orleans.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: 223 W. Adams St., Jackson

Dinner theater

First General Baptist Church holds "A Nite at the Drive-in." Ticket price includes the show and a full meal. Children 5 and younger attend free.

When: 5 and 7 p.m. Friday and April 25

Where: 1506 S. Farmington Road, Jackson

Special events

Orthodox Paschal Service

St. John the Theologian Orthodox Christian Church holds its first Holy Paschal to celebrate the resurrection of Christ.

When: 10 p.m. today, 11 a.m. Sunday

Where: 353 Christine St., Suite 1, Cape Girardeau

Breakfast benefit

St. Paul Lutheran School hosts a breakfast to benefit its Guatemala mission team. The meal will include sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, fruit and drinks. A free-will offering will be taken.

When: 7 a.m. to noon, Sunday

Where: 216 S. Russell St., Jackson

Special worship

Darrell and Cathy Hobbs lead music. Cathy Hobbs will also preach during this special worship service at New Life Gospel Center.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: 401 Oak St., Scott City

Tree-planting ceremony

The First Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau will celebrate the past, present and future with a tree-planting ceremony to mark the 175th anniversary of the church.

When: 6:15 p.m. Wednesday

Where: 1289 Lexington Ave.

Chicken and dumpling and ham dinner

The Delta Church of God of Prophecy hosts an all-you-can-eat chicken and dumpling and ham dinner. Children 5 and younger eat free.

When: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Wilson Street, Delta

Famine fast

Grace United Methodist Church youths join others from around the world for a 30-hour famine.

When: Friday and April 25

Where: Broadway and Caruthers Avenue, Cape Girardeau


Wycliffe banquet reservations due by April 30

Free tickets must be reserved by April 30 for the May 7 Wycliffe Associates Banquet in Cape Girardeau. Call 243-8551 or 334-3827 to RSVP.

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