Bass Chapel, Grand Oaks East offers food and clothing to people in need, 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays.
Branch Assembly of God, Mo. 73. Good Samaritan Center, 8 a.m. to noon, third Saturday. For emergency help, call (417) 722-4517.
Branch Memorial Seventh-day Adventists, Mo. 73. Distribution of free clothing, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, at lower level in back of church.
Cedar Bluff Baptist Church, 8505 E. State Highway E, Fair Grove. Free clothing ministry, 10 a.m. to noon second Saturday. Clothing of all sizes.
Elkland Independent Methodist Church, Elkland Road. Food pantry open during the Monday night dinner from 4 to 7 p.m.
First Assembly (Buffalo), 517 N. Fir St., Buffalo. Hope for Crises grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday.
First Christian (Disciples of Christ), 502 N. Maple, Buffalo. First Sunday, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, brown bag Sunday for Heart2Heart or food pantry, Buffalo Prairie Middle School. Second Sunday, 6-8 p.m., gospel jam. Third Wednesday, noon, women’s group. For more information, call (417) 345-7471.
Mission Chapel Church, Young adult Bible study, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Stitching for Christ quilt group Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Exercise class, 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a Bible study on Friday.
Our Savior Lutheran (LCMS), 107 S. Elder, Buffalo. Woodcarving group, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Engles Senior Center. For more information, contact Peggy Suski at (417) 733-2765.
Prairie Chapel United Methodist, U.S. Hwy. 65, Urbana. USDA food distribution, 2 to 6 p.m., third Tuesday. Afternoon Quilt Club, noon to 4 p.m., first Wednesday, and 1 to 4 p.m. third Wednesday; Evening Quilt Club, 6:30 p.m., second Monday.
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Barceda Families parenting class.
Tunas Christian Church, Tunas, will host evangelist Phil Gardner for an Old Time Revival at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22, and at 11 a.m. Sept. 23.
Victory Baptist Church, Thomasville, will hold a Back to School Carnival for school-age children at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. RSVP to (417) 616-4002.
Mission Chapel, Elkland, will have its annual Back to School Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Bennett Spring State Park, Pavilion B, after morning services. Bring a carry-in lunch.
Prairie Chapel, Urbana, will have a Fall Bash pig roast on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Prairie Chapel’s Mission Team is collecting clean, gently used cold-weather coats, boots, sweaters, jackets and blankets to be distributed to food pantry clients on Oct. 16 and Nov. 20. Drop off items at the church.