Religious Special Events 2-23-13
• Calvary Lutheran Church, 711 7th Ave., will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Items include clothing, small appliances, dishes, linens, bedding, tools, office equipment. Profits will benefit local nonprofit organizations. For information, call the church at 783-3024.
• St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave., will have a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to noon March 2. Items include collector's plates, books, paintings, bedding, lamps, dishes, small appliances, furniture, toys, shoes, purses, games, VHS cassettes and clothes for the family.
• St. John Neumann Church, Father Friel Centre, 11545 E. 40th St., will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 8. A continental breakfast, lunch and fresh baked goods will be available for a small fee. For more information, call 342-3544.
The Spanish-speaking public is invited to a two-day assembly for Jehovah's Witnesses from 9:40 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. today and Sunday at Post Auditorium, 400 W. 5th St.
The theme of the convention is “Protejamos la Mente,” Mateo 22:37. For more information, call Paul at 261-7794.
St. John Neumann Church, Father Friel Centre, 11545 E. 40th St., will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. To schedule an appointment, visit www.Unitedbloodservices.org.
Student auction, barbecue
Foothills Southern Baptist Church, 13148 E. 40th St., will have a student auction and barbecue today.
Barbecue and silent auction is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with live auction beginning at noon. Barbecue tickets are $8 at the door. Take-out is available. Child care is available for $2 per hour, per child. Proceeds will provide funding for FSBC students to attend ministry.
The Blackwood Legacy Quartet will present a special concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Victory Community Church, 11358 S. Avenue 9E.
The quartet continues the tradition of gospel music, performing nearly 250 dates annually nationwide. Concert is free; a freewill offering will be received. For more information, call the church at 344-4713.
Knox Brothers concert
The Knox Brothers will be in concert at 6 p.m. March 2 at Foothills Southern Baptist Church, 13148 E. 40th St. Admission is free; a freewill offering will be received.
Yuma Christian Women's Connection will have guest speaker Diane Blissett give a talk March 6 at Ramada Inn, 300 E. 32nd St. The topic “Keep Looking Up” will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $12, inclusive. For reservations, call Linda at 344-3722, Zana Harp at 305-6143 or email email@example.com.
Foothills Christian Women's Club will have guest speaker Diane Blissett give a talk March 6 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 3875 S. 4th Ave. The topic “Keep Looking Up” will be at noon. Cost is $11, inclusive. Send advance payment to Foothills CWC, 13868 Fortuna Palms Loop, Yuma AZ 85367 by Wednesday. For information, call Doris at 342-6924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave., will have Lenten services Wednesdays through March 20 at 8 a.m. with Eucharist, compline service at 5:30 p.m., stations of the cross at 6 p.m. and the movie “Dekalog” at 6:30 p.m.
Ron and Opal Erickson will present the Legacy Gospel music fellowship concert every Tuesday at Community Christian Church, 6480 E. Highway 95. There will be food, snacks and coffee from 1 to 2 p.m., concert from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free; donations accepted.
Clothes for the needy
Central Church of Christ, 651 W. 28th St., will give free clothes for the needy from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays.
The public is invited to a gospel sing from 6 to 8 p.m. Arizona time every Friday at Bard Community Building, 1250 Bard Road. A potluck will follow.