* The Christian Women’s Fellowship of South Joplin Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 1901 Pearl Ave., will hold a coffee at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.
After the Spiritual Life study, a program will be presented by Nancy Hutson and her husband, Scott, owners of Cycle Connection. She also is a motivational speaker and involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
* Dr. Karl and Shannon Wendt will host a fast-paced, interactive relationship seminar three Wednesday nights in February at Mount Hope Church of Christ, 2830 Mount Hope Road.
“Still the One” sessions are scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 14 and 21.
The Wendts will speak on Feb. 14. Featured guest speakers will be Randy and Julie Garris on Feb. 7 and Lynn and Betsy Ragsdale on Feb. 21.
The seminar is free and no registration is required. Classes and child care for all ages will be available.
* A performance by Old Friends is scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 26000 Locust Road.
Performing will be Charlie Burnett, Dale Sullens and Jarel Burnside.
A love offering will be taken.
The church is two miles north of highways 43 and 96 and one mile west.
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* A communitywide Marriage Enrichment Seminar is slated Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10, at Bethel Community Church, 2046 Military Ave.
Pastors Mark and Sonjia Kerr will conduct the seminar, which begins on at 7 p.m. Friday and continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. A banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday.
The cost for the marriage seminar is $50 per couple, which includes a continental breakfast, luncheon and the banquet on Saturday.
The Kerrs have been helping to build strong marriages for nearly two decades. Their teaching has helped couples develop skills to make their relationships better.
Limited space is available.
Details: (620) 856-3064.
* The Crusaders for Christ Singers will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at the House of Prayer, one mile north of Riverton on Highway 400.
Details: (417) 358-5941.
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I just don't get it. Why all the uproar from many of my fellow Christians over the subject of evolution?
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