New Song to perform July 25 in Shawnee
July 19, 2013
New Song, a music and drama group from Pennsylvania, will perform July 25 in Shawnee.
Church members flock to apartments bearing free chickens
November 19, 2012
The staff at New City Church was pondering the possibilities for a Thanksgiving-related community service project recently, when the idea of passing out turkeys in neighboring apartment complexes got some pushback.
Judgement House to take crowds through heaven, hell
October 16, 2012
Halloween’s centurieslong focus on death and the hereafter has given risen to a modern Christian tradition — the Judgement House — now marking its fourth year at the First Baptist Church of Shawnee.
Congregations rethinking ‘church’
October 2, 2012
Church attendance and giving are down nationally, prompting congregations like Shawnee Park Christian to rethink organized religion.
Church pipes up with thanks for longtime organist
September 11, 2012
Darlene Barry, an organist for local Catholic church services for nearly 60 years, was honored for a musical ministry finally interrupted by injury.
Magician to perform at Monticello UMC
August 19, 2012
Devin Henderson, an award-winning magician, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Monticello United Methodist Church, 23860 W 75th St.
Community divided on health reform law
July 2, 2012
Local reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision upholding most of President Obama’s health care reform plan focused on two of its mandates: that most Americans obtain coverage by 2014 and that insurers cover birth control.
Catholic church celebrates 25 years of perpetual prayer
June 19, 2012
History remembers June 1987 as the month when President Ronald Reagan stood at the Brandenburg Gate and told Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, “Tear down this wall.” Nine days later, inside the walls of St. Joseph Catholic Church, another historic moment was recorded.
Hundreds celebrate life of woman who died during mission
June 19, 2012
When Alexis Brownlee was 4 or 5, she would ask servers approaching her family at restaurants, “Do you know Jesus?”
Methodist Women to host jewelry, accessories sale
May 1, 2012
The Shawnee United Methodist Women will host their second annual Jewelry and Accessories Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 11 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12.
Shawnee church plans Fair Trade Block Party
April 23, 2012
A Shawnee church is planning an event to promote fair trade food, gifts and crafts.
Shawnee temples plan community celebrations this weekend
04:00 p.m., April 9, 2012 Updated 08:45 a.m.
Shawnee’s Sikh and Hindu temples both are planning colorful celebrations of faith this weekend.
Food: Have faith in these dessert recipes, for Passover and beyond
April 5, 2012
While my relatives looked forward to enjoying family favorites like chopped liver and gefilte fish in early April, they spoke about my bland and dry-as-dust Passover cake, when they mentioned it at all, with resignation and even dread. Instead of baking unexciting, if traditional, Passover cakes, I started to look for flourless desserts that were so good they were enjoyed year-round by diners of every faith.
No Easter egg drop this year as church’s focus is closer to ground
03:24 p.m., March 30, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
At this time last year, Shawnee’s Gracepoint Church — along with about 6,000 children and parents — had its eye on the sky. However, with other efforts drawing its attention closer to the ground, the church is taking a hiatus from the helicopter Easter Egg Drop it offered the public for the past two years.
Church plans community Easter event
06:00 a.m., March 19, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee Park Christian Church is playing host to a community Easter event.