Grieving after loss to be discussed
Ways to cope with grief and find peace after loss will be discussed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe, 1110 Campus Drive, Suite C.
The program, "Coping With Grief: Find Your Path To Peace," features a filmed interview with Ken Doka, the author of more than 20 books, including "Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding The Ways Men And Woman Mourn."
"It's a common misunderstanding that grief follows a fairly predictable pattern," Doka said. "But each of us has our own pathway; each of us takes our own journey as we grieve."
Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages will be available.
Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting.
Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Craig Cable at (970) 292-4838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calvary Reformed Baptist Church of Garden City
1505 E. Spruce St.
Sunday: Morning service, 10:30 a.m. at various homes (call for meeting location); evening service, 6:30 p.m. in the chapel at Garden Valley Retirement Village.
For more information, call (719) 336-4780, 275-8320 or 805-1768 or visit www.cause-of-god.com.
Church of the Brethren
505 N. Eighth St.
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor John Elder giving the message "Come And See"; children's church is provided during the morning worship service; no youth meeting.
Tuesday: Quilting, 10 a.m.; Commission meetings, 6:30 p.m.; General Board, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Reap As You Sew, 6 to 10 p.m.
July 14: Carry-in dinner, noon; no youth meeting.
For more information, call 276-7391, email email@example.com or visit www.gardencitycob.org.
Church of Christ
1715 Pioneer Road
Sunday: Bible classes for all ages, 9 a.m.; worship assemblies, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., with Darrell Rains delivering both lessons; the Card Ministry will meet after the evening assembly.
Wednesday: Bible classes for all ages, including Wild Water Wednesdays (kindergarten to fifth grade), 7:15 p.m.
Upcoming: Monthly fellowship dinner and a Sandwich Supper on July 14; the Back To School Bash is scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18 for middle and high school students, with the theme "He's Calling" (for more information, visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/gcback2schoolbash).
Transportation to all assemblies is available by calling the church office at 276-2500. Visit www.gcchurchofchrist.com or www.facebook.com/gcchurchofchrist.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
619 Mary St.
Sunday: Testimony meeting, 10 a.m.; Primary class and Sunday school, 11:20 a.m.; Relief Society, Young Women, Melchizedek Priesthood and Aaronic Priesthood classes, 12:10 p.m.
Monday: Family home evening.
Tuesday: Stake youth conference (age 14 to 18) in Nauvoo, Ill., through July 13.
Wednesday: Play group, 10 a.m. to noon at the spray park; youth activities and Achievement Day activities for Primary girls, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Ward Missionary meeting, 7 p.m.
For more information about the Gospel, call the full-time English- and Spanish-speaking missionaries serving in Garden City at (620) 875-3715 or 276-3363 or visit www.mormon.org, www.LDS.org or www.Liahona.LDS.org.
Community Congregational Church
710 N. Third St.
Sunday: New one blended worship service, 10 a.m.; coffee and fellowship, 11 a.m.
Tuesday: Administrative meeting, 5 p.m.
Wednesday: Choir, 7 p.m.
For more information, call 275-5623.
2901 N. Eighth St.
Sunday: Worship services and children's church, 9 and 11 a.m.
For more information, call the church office at 275-5965 or visit www.cornerstonepeople.org.
Fellowship Baptist Church
506 N. First St.
Sunday: Sunday school and Adult Bible Study, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Bible study and prayer, 6 p.m.; youth group, 7 p.m.; Spanish services include Escuela Domincal at 10 a.m. and Servicio de Adoracion at 11 a.m.; Myanmar Christian Fellowship, 1 to 3 p.m.
For more information, call 275-5304.
First Baptist Church
1007 N. 11th St.
Sunday: Bible study and Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Thursday: MRT, 4:30 p.m.
For more information or transportation to church activities, call 275-5266 or visit www.firstbaptistchurchgck.com.
First Baptist Church of Holcomb
403 Emmanuel Drive
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m., led by the youth.
Wednesday: Bible Blast and Youth Group, 6:30 p.m.
July 13: Men's Breakfast/Bible Study, 8 a.m.
Upcoming: Quarterly business meeting will follow the morning worship service on July 14; Vacation Bible School (ages 4 through fifth grade) will be July 22 to 25.
For more information, visit www.fbcholcomb.com or call 277-0858.
First Southern Baptist Church
2708 N. Third St.
Sunday: Small groups, Higher Ground, GroZone and Little Seedlings Preschool, 9:30 a.m.; Jam/Junior Jam and worship service, 10:45 a.m.
Monday: MVP Men's Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. at Gabe Gallardo's home, 2203 Comanche; Worship Leadership Team, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Nusser and Hazelet LifeTraks, 6:30 p.m. (use north door).
For more information, visit www.fsbcgc.com or call 276-7859.
First United Methodist Church
1106 N. Main St.
Saturday: Saturday Night Light, 5:45 p.m., with Brian Faust giving the message.
Sunday: Worship, 8:30 a.m. at Lee Richardson Zoo and 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary, with Faust giving the message "Running Away From Your Call, Only Ends Up In A Place You Don't Want To Be"; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; youth group, 6 p.m.
Tuesday: Staff meeting, 8:30 a.m.; Emmaus reunion groups and Women's Noon Bible Study, noon; Staff Parish Relations and Kitchen Table Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Beth Moore Women's Bible Study and Hands On, 9:30 a.m.; Women's Bible Study, 1 p.m.; Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Praise Band, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday: Emmaus Reunion Groups, noon; Circles of Hope, 5:30 p.m.; YANC, 8 p.m.; Men's Walk to Emmaus in Haviland through July 13.
July 13: Mother's Day Out, 9 a.m.
For more information on events, visit www.fumcgc.com or call 275-9171.
Garden Valley Church
1701 N. Third St.
Sunday: Prayer Partners, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m., with Pastor Steve Ensz giving the message "Hearts, Minds and Purses."
Wednesday: Praise Team practice, 6:30 p.m.; Mission Mexico meeting, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Women's Sewing Group, 9 a.m.
For more information, visit www.gardenvalleychurch.com or call 276-7410.
Garden Valley Retirement Village (nondenominational)
1505 E. Spruce St.
Sunday: Worship service, 9 a.m., with the message given by Roy Dixon, lay speaker, Bible Christian Church.
Wednesday: "Celebrate Your Faith" devotional service, 7 p.m., featuring the music group "Copeland, Ks. Generation Gap Men's Quartet."
For more information, call 275-5036.
Grace Bible Church
2595 Jennie Barker Road
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with the message, "The God Who Sees Me," given by John Zoschke, pastor.
Monday through July 12: Summer Bible School, 1 to 3 p.m.; Summer Karen School, 3 to 5 p.m.
For more information, call 275-6701.
Journey To The Cross
1205 W. Maple St.
Cowboy Church services are held on the last Tuesday of each month at the F-Diamond Roping Arena, 1205 W. Maple St.
Journey To The Cross is the Garden City chapter of Fellowship of Christian Cowboys and is a nondenominational Christian organization. For more information, call (620) 521-1949, (620) 290-0672 or 275-0760.
The Christian Fellowship gatherings each month include a free supper at 7 p.m., with Bible study and devotional fellowship time at 7:30 p.m. During the warm weather months, come and participate in the arena steer ropings at 5 p.m.
All who attend the Cowboy Church services on the last Tuesday of each month will receive free cowboy pocket Bibles.
A concert is planned for July 30 featuring country gospel artist Barry Ward and his friends, beginning at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Garden City High School. Admittance is free, but a love offering will be accepted. For more information, call (620) 290-0672 or (620) 521-1949 or visit www.barrywardmusic.com.
New Life Community Church
1110 Campus Drive
Sunday: Worship, 10 a.m.; Teen Ministries, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Connect with Lifetree CafÃ©, 7:30 p.m.
For more information, visit www.newlifechurchgc.org or call 272-6198.
Pierceville Federated Church
203 E. Avenue A
Sunday: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m., with the Rev. Terry Major presenting a Communion meditation "Measuring Maturity No. 4 — Reflex" with Communion served.
Tuesday: Men's fellowship/study, 6:30 a.m. at Teen House.
Thursday: Dorcas Quilt Guild, 6:30 p.m.
July 12: Youth lake trip (contact the church for information).
For more information, call the church at (620) 335-5228.
St. James Lutheran Church, ELCA
1608 Belmont Place
Sunday: Holy Communion, 10 a.m.; Sunday school will resume in the fall.
For information about weekly and special events, check the calendar at www.stjameslutherangardencity.com.
St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
710 N. Main St.
Sunday: Morning prayer, 10:15 a.m., followed by the congregational meeting (a meeting only, no potluck); Sunday school is on summer break and will resume in the fall.
For more information, call 276-3173.
Seventh-day Adventist Church
2710 N. Fleming St.
Sunday: Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m.
For more information, call (620) 757-1566.
The Presbyterian Church
1719 Texas St.
Sunday: Communion worship, 10:45 a.m., followed by Ochampaugh ice cream social.
Monday: 88 Hrs. practice and Tumbleweed Festival Committee, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Staff meeting, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 6 p.m.; choir practice, 7:30 p.m.; Worship and Prayer Team, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday: Christian Education Team, 6 p.m.; deacons, 7 p.m.
For more information, call 275-9141 or visit www.pcgardencity.org.
Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Church
2009 N. Main St.
Today: Akathist, 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9th Hour and Great Vespers, 5 p.m., followed by confessions.
Sunday: Orthros and confessions, 8:45 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon; Catechumen class, 1 p.m.
For more information, call the church at 271-0811 or visit www.orthodoxkansas.org.
Word of Life Church
3004 N. Third St.
Sunday: Prayer for the service, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.; worship service, 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m., led by Pastor Marty Younger; Refinery Youth, 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Refinery Youth, 7 p.m.
For more information, call 276-3825 or visit www.wordoflifegcks.com.