February 12, 2016

Protesters expected at area churches this weekend

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com There’s going to be a protest in Gardner, but no one is certain exactly what Westboro Baptist Church is protesting. The notorious Topeka-based church plans to protest at three Gardner churches on Sunday morning. The group sent a letter to Gardner Police announcing their intentions last week. “This is what they do. Continue Reading

Gardner Church to host VBS program in June

Fellowship Bible Church in Gardner will hold its annual vacation Bible school June 4-8. Children who participate in the “Amazing Wonders Aviation” VBS program will have the opportunity to witness God’s creative power as they learn about some of the world’s most marvelous natural wonders. Each day, the program will run from 8:30 a.m. to Continue Reading

Gardner church prepares to open new addition in time for Easter

Lois Flowers Special to the Gardner News After years of planning and months of construction, Fellowship Bible Church will celebrate Easter in a new sanctuary. Exciting days are ahead for the church, at 16900 S. Waverly Road in Gardner. Now that the new 400-seat sanctuary is open, the former worship center will be remodeled into Continue Reading

Church floods shelter with volunteers

When Fellowship Bible Church announced an upcoming work day at a Miami County homeless shelter, organizer Dennis Hickey expected 40 to 60 people to sign up. But when the Oct. 16 day of service actually arrived, more than 100 adults and teenagers from the Gardner congregation turned out to spruce up the facilities and grounds Continue Reading

Fellowship Bible Church to host women’s Bible study

Women who participate in Fellowship Bible Church’s upcoming ladies’ Bible study will have the opportunity to learn how prayer can affect every area of their daily lives. The church will offer a 10-week class for women called The Power of a Praying Woman on Tuesday evenings and Thursday mornings beginning in September. The video-based series Continue Reading