LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Pope Benedict XVI and four Catholic bishops in Kentucky asked Gov. Steve Beshear on Thursday to commute the death sentence of an inmate set to be executed Sept. 16.
Kay Wright, Kansas Aglow prayer coordinator, will be the speaker when Great Bend Aglow meets Saturday at Perkins. Sign-in is at 9 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 p.m.
Surrendered Family Ministries will be starting choir practices soon for the sixth annual Exalt the Name of Jesus area-wide event to be held on Oct. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at the Crest Theater downtown Great Bend.
The annual summer Birthday Offering Gathering of Presbyterian Women was held at the home of Judy Fox. Eighteen members attending brought a variety of children's manipulative toys such as blowing bubbles, sidewalk chalk, Play-Doh, squeeze balls, and bubble wrap to be given to local pre-school children. Christa Smith, a guest at the gathering, gave a heartfelt description of the importance to a child's physical and mental development that manipulative toys and play equipment be frequently used in their play. The manipulative toys were taken to the Sunflower Pre-School and the Helping Hands Pre-School in Great Bend by Debbie ...
HOLYROOD - It has become a tradition much anticipated by area worshippers - the monthly summer grotto rosary services at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Holyrood.
I receive news updates from several news services, such as News Max, CNS, Reuters, Drudge Report, etc. The reading about Arizona has been more than interesting lately.
"Where God guides and provides" is the central theme for "Wilderness Escape" Vacation Bible School at First Christian Church, 5230 Broadway Ave., Great Bend. The church will hold its annual VBS from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, through Thursday, July 24.
Actors from Prince of Peace Parish will host a pageant performance of the symbolic story, "The Miraculous Apparitions of the Virgin Mary," at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, in the Shafer Art Gallery at Barton Community College. The Our Lady of Guadalupe Pageant is being done in conjunction with the "Estamos Aqui" exhibit at Shafer Gallery.
The Trinity Lutheran Church Social Concerns Team will host its annual fundraiser and the proceeds this year will be donated to the Oaks Indian Mission in Oklahoma. The event is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014 following the 10:30 a.m. Worship Service in the Fellowship Hall. Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 24th & Adams in Great Bend.
MANHATTAN - There have been a number of videos interviewing people concerning their knowledge of historical and political information. This method of interviewing started with Jay Leno. It was then picked up by Sean Hannity, and later by several others. The results are both interesting and concerning.
The International Spy Academy is a Vacation Bible School where kids get to be special agents for God, according to sponsors at Community Christian Church in Great Bend. This Vacation Bible School starts Sunday and will be offered from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 20-24 at the church, located at 253 NE 30 Road, just east of Barton Community College. It is intended for children who have completed kindergarten, through middle school.
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