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Word&Way publishes its Planning and Events Calendar semiannually as an informational guide to special events throughout the year. While many events are free, some may also charge a program fee. Download a PDF copy of the 2014 Event Calendar here.

You can also link your site to our online calendar (wordandway.org/calendar). Use this to send reminders and invitations.

Be in the next calendar! To include your event in the 2014 Mid-Year Events Calendar set for the May 22, 2014, issue, contact Ken Satterfield at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or 573-635-5939, ext. 8. You may also download and use an event submission form (click here).

For more information about an event or listing your event in our next calendar, use the "ask us" link. We can furnish you samples of past calendar section pages as well. This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . 

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January events
20 Monday @ Southwest, Southwest Baptist University

Visit day with academic fair.

Information: 800-526-5859 or SBUniv.edu/visit.

20 HLGU Visit Day, Hannibal-LaGrange University, Hannibal

9 a.m.

Information: HLGU Admissions Office, 800-HLG-1119 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
February events
12-16 “Our Town," Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis

13-15: 7:30 p.m.

14: 10 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.

16: 2 p.m.

Tickets: $12 Adults, $10 Students/Senior Adults (65+).

Set in the fictional American town of Grover’s Corners, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of an average town’s citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives.

Information or ticket purchase: 314-392-2345 or mobap.edu/events.

17 Monday @ Southwest, Southwest Baptist University

Visit day with academic fair.

Information: 800-526-5859 or SBUniv.edu/visit.

17 Spartan Preview Day, Missouri Baptist University

9 a.m.-noon.

Experience a hands-on morning that is sure to yield answers and incite enthusiasm about life at a premiere Christian university — academically and spiritually.

Information and registration: 877-434-1115 or mobap.edu/campusvisit.

17 HLGU Visit Day, Hannibal-LaGrange University

9 a.m.-noon.

Information: HLGU Admissions Office, 800-HLG-1119 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
March events
1-31 North American Missions Emphasis Month, Churchnet

Information and offering materials 888-420-2426 or theChurchnet.org.

6-8 50th Anniversary Celebration of the North American Baptist Fellowship, Philadelphia, Penn.

Information: 888-420-2426 or theChurchnet.org.

7 Senior Adult Day, Missouri Baptist University

9 a.m.

Join us for a collection of Southern Gospel classics. Lunch will be provided following the performance.

Information, group tickets or pricing Linda Myers, 314-392-2304 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

7-8 Bearcat Days, Southwest Baptist University

Visit days for admitted seniors and transfer students.

Information: 800-526-5859 or SBUniv.edu/visit.

10-14 Leadership Coaching Project, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Shawnee, Kan.

Location: Savior Pastoral Center, 12601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas 66109.

Cost: $775/person + $170 room and board, or $500/person + $170 room and board for CBTS students and alumni/ae.

Although attending retreats and conferences are inspirational and restful, few of those experiences result in transformation. The Leadership Coaching Project is a coaching experience for clergy and church staff designed to facilitate growth and change over a six-month period. (Initial event is followed by six months of coaching with project leaders from Pinnacle Leadership Associates.) Our goal is to help clergy and church staff raise their leadership effectiveness around specific leadership competencies.

Registration deadline: Feb. 10.

Information and registration: cbts.edu.

14 HLGU Visit Day, Hannibal-LaGrange University

9 a.m.

Information: HLGU Admissions Office, 800-HLG-1119 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

21 Board of Trustees meeting, The Baptist Home-Arcadia Valley

9 a.m.

Information: Kathie Jones, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

28-29 Restoration ARTS: Beauty’s Role in a Broken World, William Jewell College, Liberty

Keynote Speaker: Makoto Fujimura, artist, writer, catalyst.

Restoration ARTS will be a gathering of culture-makers and catalysts from across the United States to engage in lively debate about the role of beauty in a broken world. Attendees will be challenged to consider the ways in which the arts play an ever-growing role in reconciling diverse communities.

Information and cost: restorationarts.net.

29 Club A, Missouri Baptist University

7:30 p.m.

Cost: $5.

Join MBU's premiere jazz performance group, Allusion, for an evening of cool instrumentals, soulful sounds and your favorite foot-tapping tunes from one of America's most endeared styles of music.

Information and tickets: 314-392-2345 or mobap.edu/events.

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April events
3-5 “The Music Man,” Hannibal-LaGrange Theatre Department

7 p.m.

Location: Parker Theatre, Roland Fine Arts Center.

Information and tickets: Sabrina Price, 573-629-3170 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

11-12 Churchnet Annual Gathering, First Baptist Church, Farmington

Friday evening-Saturday morning.

Theme: Share Hope.

Information: 888-420-2426, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or theChurchnet.org.

21 Monday @ Southwest, Southwest Baptist University

Visit day for juniors.

Information: 800-526-5859 or SBUniv.edu/visit.

25 The Baptist Home Foundation, Board of Trustees meeting, Jefferson City

Location: Truman Hotel.

Information: Kathie Jones, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

26 “Afternoon with the Stars,” Clay Cooper Theatre, Branson

2-5 p.m.

Cost: $35 per ticket.

Dinner and musical entertainment benefit for Missouri Baptist Children’s Home.

Information: 800-264-6224 or mbch.org.

26 Kaleo: Call to Be, Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Location: Central Baptist Theological Seminary Shawnee Campus.

Cost: $10/person ($15 after March 26).

Youth and their leaders are invited to return to the Shawnee campus in the spring to explore the other side of calling — the Call to Be. Watch for more details for this interesting day when we will explore issues of identity in God, especially related to technology.

Information and group registration: cbts.edu or contact Heather Entrekin, 913-667-5709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

28-29 Harvesters Spring Fling, Jefferson City

Time and schedule: TBA.

Harvesters are former employees who have worked for any Missouri Baptist institution or agency or association and their surviving spouses. The annual Spring Fling is an opportunity to spend a relaxing time looking at sites, playing games and catching up.

Information: Dulce Stevens, 573-761-0717 ext. 511 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
May events
17 Commencement, Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Location: Friendship Baptist Church, Kansas City.

Commencement for Central Seminary’s 112th graduating class. Suzan Johnson-Cook, president of Moving Up Productions and former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, will be the Commencement speaker. The Central Seminary Annual Alumni/ae Association banquet will be held the previous evening at the same location.

Information: cbts.edu.

23 The Baptist Home-Chillicothe Fifth Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Chillicothe

Location: Green Hills Golf Course, 500 W. Mohawk, Chillicothe.

Information: Richard Hurtgen, 660-646-6219 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

24 Southwest Baptist University Commencement

10 a.m.

LocationBolivar campus.

Information: 800-526-5859 or SBUniv.edu.

 
June events
2- Aug. 1 Sports Crusaders camps, various locations

Sports Crusaders connects people with Jesus Christ and the local church, by using sports and recreational activities through life-changing common ground ministries. We offer fundamental basketball, softball, baseball, soccer, volleyball and cheerleading camps led by summer student athlete missionaries throughout Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama and Illinois. We come to you and provide a high-quality experience for you and your ministry. Our ministry expands to a weekly radio show, inner-city camps and an at-risk camp called P82.

Information: 573-896-6095 or websites: Sportscrusaders.org (general), Sportscrusaderslive.org (radio) or Campp82ministries.com (at-risk camp).

7 Missouri Baptist Children’s Home Strawberry Festival, First Baptist Church, Arnold

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: 2012 Missouri State Road.

Information:800-264-6224 or mbch.org.

14 HomeComing, The Baptist Home-Chillicothe

A festive celebration emphasizing visits with residents from home churches and families. Traditional bake sale benefits residents. Music and entertainment with picnic lunch served in and around the gazebo. Our Auxiliary will provide some innovative activities for residents and visitors alike.

Information: Connie Garber or Joyce Stark, 660-646-6219 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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July events
June 2-Aug. 1 Sports Crusaders camps, various locations

See June 2 listing.

12 Missouri Baptist Children’s Home Ozarks Berry Festival, Remington’s Entertainment Complex, Springfield

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: 1655 W. Republic Road. .

Information: 800-264-6224 or mbch.org.

25 Board of Trustees meeting, The Baptist Home-Chillicothe

Information: Kathie Jones, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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August events
June 2-Aug. 1 Sports Crusaders camps, various locations

See June 2 listing.

14-15 The Global Leadership Summit, Columbia, Mo., and other locations

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location: Parkade Baptist Church, 2012 N Garth Ave.

Cost: Super Early Bird rate ends 5-20-2014: WCA Member group rate (15+ people): $149; WCA Member rate (1-14 people): $189; Individual rate: $249; Student/Faculty rate: $79.

The Global Leadership Summit exists to transform Christian leaders around the world with an injection of vision, skill development and inspiration for the sake of the local church. The summit is telecast live from Willow Creek Community Church near Chicago.

Information: Scott Smith, 573-443-4585.

Information and additional area locations: willowcreek.com/summit.

30 Auction & HomeComing, The Baptist Home-Arcadia Valley

Annual auction now in its 35th year for benefit of residents.

Information: Sherri Snider or Connie Francis, 573-546-7429, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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September events
1-30 State Missions Emphasis Month, Churchnet

Information: 888-420-2426 or theChurchnet.org.

13 Missouri Baptist Children’s Home Apple Festival, First Baptist Church of Peculiar, Peculiar

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: 11902 E. 213th Ct.

Information: 800-264-6224 or mbch.org.

19 The Baptist Home Foundation, Board of Trustees meeting, Jefferson City

Location: Truman Hotel.

Information: Kathie Jones, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

22-25 Ozark Conference for Senior Adult Ministers, First Baptist Church, Geyer Springs, Ark.

Information: Max Pyron, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

26 Seventh Annual Baptist Home-Arcadia Valley Golf Tournament, Crown Pointe Golf Course, Farmington

Location: 4215 Hunt Road.

Information: Becky Barton, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

29-Oct. 1 Senior Adult Retreat @ Windermere, Lake of the Ozarks

Experience the best 55+ adult retreat in the Midwest, designed to actively engage and inspire you. Sponsored by Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

Registration: 800-346-2215, ext. 2001, beginning March 1

Information: Janet Hill, 573-346-5200 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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October events
Sept. 29-1 Senior Adult Retreat @ Windermere

See Sept. 29 listing.

11 "Remembering Judy Garland," Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Location: 111 S. Geyer Rd.

Forget your troubles, come on “Get Happy” as sister duo Swing St. Louis pays tribute to Hollywood's beloved silver screen star, Judy Garland. Beautifully costumed and choreographed, the show features Garland's most requested songs: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “I Love A Piano” and “The Trolley Song.” Swing St. Louis is an official celebration partner with STL250.

Tickets: MetroTix.com, 800-293-5949 or 314-534-1111.

11 Rollin’ on the River Cruise, Hannibal

9 a.m.-noon.

Location: Mark Twain Riverboat, 100 Center St.

Benefit for Missouri Baptist Children’s Home. (Price to be determined)

Information: 800-264-6224 or mbch.org.

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November events
7 Board of Trustees meeting, The Baptist Home-Ozark

Information: Kathie Jones, 573-546-2709 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

11 Harvesters Holiday Luncheon, Jefferson City

Location: Missouri Baptist Building Gold Room. 400 E. High Street.

Time and schedule: TBA.

Harvesters are former employees who have worked for any Missouri Baptist institution, agency or association and their surviving spouses.

Information: 573-761-0717 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
December events
1-31 Churchnet World Mission Emphasis & Offering for World Missions

Information and materials: 888-420-BGCM or theChurchnet.org.

12 "I'll Be Home For Christmas," Robert G. Reim Theatre, Kirkwood

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Location: 111 S. Geyer Rd.

There's no place like home for the holidays...so why not make The Robert G. Reim Theatre your home away from home on Dec. 12? Hop aboard a musical sleigh ride through time as Swing St. Louis sister duo, Emily and Lacy Miller dance, sing and ring in the season with nostalgic holiday hits!

Tickets: 636.751.2357 or SwingStLouis.com.

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