Casting Call For Wizard Of Oz Sunday At St. John United Methodist

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Dr. Kenneth LaDuke will continue his sermon series on "A New You For a New Year" with "God's Secret to a Total Makeover," with text from Ephesians 4:23, Romans 12:2 and I Thessalonians 5:23, on Sunday, at St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive. 

Services are at 9 and 11 a.m., with Sunday School at 10 a.m. 

On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. a series on Christian Spirituality will continue. The topic Feb. 12 will be "Going Deeper: Spirituality and Wisdom, the Process of Spiritual Growth.

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A casting call for The Wizard of Oz, to be presented by Stage Right Productions, will be Sunday, for everyone whether new to theatre or a veteran. The casting calls for ages six to 12 years will be at 2 p.m. and for ages 13 and up at 5 p.m. For more information or to download a casting call form, go to the State Right webpage at www.stjohnumc.org.

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