Tag: Calvary Chapel

Fellow pastors, former students remember Fry for pastoring despite dying

Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. Alan Brook, associate pastor for Calvary Chapel, was the […]

Mark Fry remembered by family, FLS director after passing away of cancer

Local pastor Mark Fry lost his fight with esophageal cancer Oct. 20 — one day after his 67th birthday. “At 7:20 a.m., Daddy was able to stand face to face with the Jesus he has been teaching about for over 38 years,” a member of Fry’s family posted to Facebook. […]

Free meals offered to children this summer with USD 470 Sally’s Spot bus

The Arkansas City Public School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. The program, sponsored by USD 470 and administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will help to ensure that children receive the healthy meals they need not only to function, but also to […]

Many local resources available this holiday season for those in need

Locals who have fallen into hard times have many resources available to them for assistance this holiday season. Angels in the Attic Angels in the Attic, a locally formed nonprofit organization, provides a multitude of services to those who require assistance. From clothes to food, the organization works to provide […]

Ministerial Alliance plans nonpartisan night of prayer Nov. 6 at NWCC

The Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance has invited area residents to attend a special night of prayer for the nation at 6 p.m. Nov. 6. Pastors and leaders from all across Arkansas City and surrounding communities are invited to participate in this nonpartisan time of encouragement and intercession at the Northwest […]

Calvary Chapel to host creation vs. evolution event Aug. 27

Those who have questions about the existence of God or how people can believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God are invited to attend an informative event at 6 p.m. Aug. 27, when Calvary Chapel in Arkansas City will be host to “Creation: […]

Christina Jean (Crowley) Tyler

Christina Jean (Crowley) Tyler, 32, of Arkansas City, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Services were held Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Calvary Chapel in Arkansas City. Inurnment followed at Parker Cemetery in Parkerfield. Christina Jean was born Sept. 6, 1983, to Joe and […]

3 in One musician Manley to play Aug. 5 at Steamy Joe

Arkansas City musician Steve Manley will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at Steamy Joe, 216 W. Central Ave. Manley is a longtime Ark City resident and popular musician. He has sung and played his 12-string guitar at nearly every local event for the past 30 years. Manley performs either […]

Month-long prayer event planned in August

Tim Durham, president of the Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance, has announced that the alliance is planning a special prayer event and all citizens are invited. Beginning Aug. 1 and ending Sept. 9, various churches in the area will open their doors to the public for the primary purpose of praying […]

Variety of resources available to local students, families

Arkansas City students can receive an abundance of help from the community in preparation for the upcoming school year. Local resources are available for school supplies, shoes, socks and even health care. Backpacks Beginning at 9 a.m. Aug. 13 at First Baptist Church, there will be a backpack blowout. Pre-kindergarten […]