Hanging of the Greens Service
Music and snacks while decorating sanctuary for season, followed by worship service. 9:30 a.m. Englewood Baptist Church, 1900 N.E Englewood. englewoodchurch.com, 816-453-0975
Hanging of the Greens/Potato Creator fundraiser
Never miss a local story.
Noon-1 p.m. Avondale United Methodist Church, 3101 NE Winn. avondalemethodist.org, 816-452-3518
Community of Reason
“Round Table Discussion: Mass Shootings, Mass Killings, Mass Murderers.” 1 p.m. Room 301, UMKC Haag Hall, 5120 Rockhill. communityofreason.net, 816-561-1866
“Full of Grace”
Movie and reflection. 7 p.m. $10. Prince of Peace Catholic Community, 16000 W. 143rd, Olathe. popolathe.org, 913-782-8864
“Learning to Wait”
Advent Retreat for Women. 5:45 p.m. Free. Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 Central, Kansas City, Kan. mountosb.org/ministries/keeler-womens-center, 913-906-8990
“Journey To Judea”
Guided tour of story of Bible. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 3, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 4, 4-9 p.m. Dec. 5-6. Free; tickets required. Countryside Baptist Church, 14150 W. 175th, Olathe. journeytojudea.com
Human Rights Day
Church Women United of Johnson County. 9:30 a.m. First Baptist Church, 8200 W. 96th, Overland Park.
Christmas gift assistance
For families in need. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations required. Church on the Rock Outreach Center, 1700 SW Market, Lee’s Summit. therockls.com, 816-246-7625
“Walk Through Bethlehem”
Live-action journey back in time. 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 4. Grace Christian Fellowship Church, 7230 Quivira, Shawnee. gcfc.net, 913-268-6300
Among Us 2015
Telling of Christmas story through the arts. 7 p.m. Dec. 4, 5 p.m. Dec. 5. Central Church of the Nazarene, 12600 W. 87th Street Parkway, Lenexa. centralchurchonline.com, 913-541-2600
“Songs of Good Cheer-KC”
Holiday sing-along with local musicians and vocalists. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter. 7 p.m. $20-$25. Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th. songsofgoodcheer-kc.org, 847-271-2225
Masterworks Chorus of Calvary Bible College
7:30 p.m. $7-$20. Graceway, 5460 Blue Ridge Cut-Off. calvary.edu/bible-college/fine-arts/music/masterworks-chorus, 816-425-6129
Will speak on “Memoirs of Monks in America.” 10:30 a.m. Vedanta Society, 8701 Ward Parkway. vedantakc.org, 816-444-8045
Ceremony of Lessons and Carols
Biblical readings interspersed with musical selections. 7 p.m. Arrupe Hall Auditorium, Rockhurst University, 54th and Troost. rockhurst.edu, 816-501-4828
Dan Kelly, The Star
Getting listed: Go to calendar.kansascity.com and click on orange bar “add an event,” then select “religion & spirituality” from category, and when form is completed, hit “add event.” Items must be submitted two weeks before the calendar’s print date to be considered.
Go to calendar.kansascity.com and click on orange bar “add an event,” then select “religion & spirituality” from category, and when form is completed, hit “add event.” Items must be submitted two weeks before the calendar’s print date to be considered for publication, but submission does not guarantee print publication.