Dec. 14-15 church news

December 13, 2013

Broadway Presbyterian Church has pancake breakfast

Broadway Presbyterian Church, 209 W. Broadway, will have an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, (the event is not cancelled). Ticket donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children under 12, and free for children 2 and under.

First United Methodist Church Christmas celebration

The public is invited to a Christmas celebration at First United Methodist Church, at Fourth St. and Osage Ave., on Sunday.

In honor of the downtown church’s recognition of its 125th anniversary, guided tours of the building will be given starting at 4:15 p.m. The decorative border in the sanctuary was recently repainted with a design replicating the original 1888 stenciling. Christmas caroling will begin at 4:30 p.m.

At 5 p.m., the choir will present the cantata “Changed by a Baby Boy,” celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and the impact of the Savior’s life on our world.

Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Broadway Presbyterian Church Friendship Tea

The community is invited to hear the sounds of Christmas on Broadway: Celebration Through Song (Vespers) and Friendship Tea at Broadway Presbyterian Church, at Broadway Blvd. and Kentucky Ave., at 4 p.m. Sunday. Please join us for traditional and contemporary songs of the season, performed by Broadway’s instrumentalists, vocalists, choir and praise team. Kami Rodgers will be joining the program as a guest artist.

LaMonte UMC to host craft bazaar

The LaMonte United Methodist Church will have their fifth annual bake sale, craft bazaar and chili luncheon from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The chili luncheon will be served at 11 a.m. There will be handcrafted items and homemade goodies. All proceeds will go toward church ministries and missions.

Pettis County jail news

The Rev. Jerry Jones baptized two men this month at the Pettis County jail. We have many blessings: Agora from Georgia gave “The Cross in My Pocket” cards and metal crosses for our pockets; Our Savior Lutheran Church gave bibles and magazines; Prayer for Prisoners International gave two different “Freedom Walk” magazines (one for Christmas). Kenneth Copeland Ministries gave some New King James Bibles, daily guides and pocket pamphlets. Also given anonymously were pre-ruled writing tablets. Tamera Rabaum also provided cookies, coffee and cupcakes. The churches supplying cookies this month were: Green Ridge, Olive Branch and Emmet Avenue Baptist churches.

Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Choir

The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Sedalia Ward Choir will present “The Birth of Christ,” a program of scripture and song from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1201 W. Broadway Blvd. Refreshments will be served after the program.

Quinn Chapel Hanging of the Greens

Quinn Chapel M.E. Church, 512 W. Johnson St., will have their Hanging of the Greens at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.