Archive for Thursday, February 24, 2005

Baldwin Briefs

February 24, 2005

Worden UM Church

set for ham-n-beans

The Worden United Methodist Church is hosting its annual ham-n-bean supper along with a taco bar on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The full menu includes ham-n-beans, tacos, cornbread, cole slaw and home-made pie. A craft bazaar is also being held. There is a free-will donation being accepted. Worden UMC is located 3 1/2 miles of the west of the U.S. Highway 56/59 junction.

Prairie Cemetery

to have meeting

Prairie City Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Baldwin City Library. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Oklahoma Baptist U.

lists honor roll

Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Okla., has announced the President's Honor Roll recipients for the fall 2004 semester. Among the students listed is Jaclyn Louise Robertson, daughter of Billy and Lisa Robertson, Baldwin City. A student must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.70 with no grade below a B.

Jane Richards

changes address

Jane Richards has moved to the Windsor of Lawrence, 3220 Peterson Road, Apt. 104, Lawrence, KS 66049. Dean (Tut) Richards remains at the home in Baldwin City.

First UM Church hosts

World Day of Prayer

The First United Methodist Church, Baldwin, will host World Day of Prayer at 1:30 p.m. March 4 in Beeks Chapel. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Hands of Glory to

join worship service

The First United Methodist Church will host "Hands of Glory" during its morning worship service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. "Hands of Glory," a group from Ottawa, will share its ministry of contemporary music, signing and movement to music. The public is welcome to attend the worship service.

Lighthouse Temple

hosts dinner

Lighthouse Baptist Temple has a dinner the last Sunday of each month following Sunday worship services. Everyone is welcome.

T-N-T teen group

plans activity

The Teens-N-Truth group of Lighthouse Baptist Temple is planning a trip to Olathe to play laser tag. They will leave the church at 6 p.m. Friday. Call Becky at 594-3856 for more information.

Hestia Study Club

reports meeting

Hestia Study Club met Feb. 17 at the home of Carolyn Groves with Laura Lauridsen as co-hostess. Roll call was answered by a Valentine tradition. The minutes and treasurer's report, old and new business were given. Connie Neuenswander and Linds Lees presented the program that was a quiz on couples throughout the ages.

Church schedules

cleaning day Saturday

Lighthouse Baptist Temple is having a cleaning day beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. Anyone interested is welcome.

GCCC releases

fall honor rolls

Garden City Community College released honor rolls for the Fall 2004 semester. Full-time students enrolled in eight or more credit hours, who attained a grade point average of 3.2 to 3.9 qualified for the Dean's Honor Roll. On the list for the Dean's Honor Roll was Casey Coates, Baldwin City.

Friends to sponsor


Friends of Baldwin City Library will host "Mama Makes Up Her Mind" written by Bailey White at 7 p.m. March 10, as the second in the series of "That's Funny: Books That Make Us Laugh" at Baldwin Library.

National Public Radio commentator Bailey White shares wildly funny stories of just how the car and bathtub got on the front porch, and how Aunt Belle taught the alligator to bellow on command. These and many other stories will be discussed by Book TALK leader Sara Tucker.

Tucker is associate professor of history at Washburn University. She holds a Ph.D. in history from Indiana University.

The books are available for check out at the Baldwin Library. The series is sponsored by Friends of Baldwin Library and Kansas Humanities Council.

The last book in the series will be "I'm a Stranger Here Myself" by Bill Bryson on April 7. The discussion leader will be Tom Prasch.

Boating safety

course offered

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a one-day boating class to the boating public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 19 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, Lawrence. There is no charge for the course.

An open book examination will be given at the end of the course. Completion of the course will satisfy the educational requirement of the State of Kansas for persons to operate a motorboat, sailboat or personal watercraft. To pre-register for the course, contact Shirley Higgins at (785) 841-1419 or David Chaffee at (785) 887-6868.

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