Religion briefs

Saturday, September 7, 2002

Local Muslims to hold open house on Sept. 29

The Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau will hold an open house for the community later this month.

The center, at 298 N. West End Blvd., will be open for visitors from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 29.

The event will feature discussions about Islamic beliefs, the role Muslims play in American society and displays of books and posters. Foods from the Islamic world also will be available as samples.

The event is an opportunity for area residents to visit with members of the local Muslim community, organizers say.

Niswonger Church to host homecoming

The Niswonger Church west of Millersville, Mo., will hold its annual homecoming at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 15. Special guests will be The Rivermen Quartet from Jackson, Mo.

In case of rain, the service will move to the Millersville Baptist Church.

Morley Baptist Church plans anniversary event

The Morley Baptist Church will mark its 130th anniversary with a celebration Sept. 15. A covered-dish meal will be served and a special service will begin at 2 p.m. Former pastors have been invited back to share their memories.

Cape church to hold fall conference

Christ Church of the Heartland will host a fall conference "Powering Up - Taking another step" Sunday through Thursday.

Guest speakers are the Rev. Mike Everson and his wife, Les, who will speak at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. The Eversons were pastors at a church in South Africa for 18 years.

Speaker on Monday and Tuesday at the 7 p.m. service will be the Rev. Greg Fritz of Tulsa, Okla., He will speak about faith and revival.

Dr. David Parish, senior pastor of a Benton, Ky., congregation, will preach at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. He will talk about leadership and pursuing the kingdom of God.

-- From staff reports

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