Faith

Hindus in Shawnee pray for world peace
September 12, 2016
The Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Kansas City held a World Peace Prayer to commemorate 9/11 on Sunday.
Well-versed Shawnee teens place second at national Bible quizzing tournament
July 10, 2016
Though written thousands of years ago, the Christian Bible is still relevant today. That’s what Shawnee teens Jesse Gunkel and Anna Clements believe.
Shawnee church offers free Bach recital
July 8, 2016
At 4 p.m. Sunday, July 17, Pastor Christopher Ahlman will present an all Bach recital on the Pasi organ at Hope Lutheran Church, located at 6308 Quivira Road.
Church plans book, jewelry sale
April 19, 2016
United Methodist Women’s group at Shawnee United Methodist Church are having a book and jewelry sale this weekend at the church, 10700 Johnson Drive.
Sikh holiday celebration, parade to affect Shawnee traffic Saturday
April 14, 2016
On Saturday, members of the local Sikh community will be holding their annual celebration at their place of worship, 6834 Pflumm Road, which will include a parade using city streets.
Shawnee church reaches out to community through free business classes
January 20, 2016
Now that it’s officially tax season, are you curious about any new tax laws and updates? Or has the idea of starting your own business always secretly been in the back of your mind?
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?”

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