The third annual community-wide Bible Appreciation Luncheon and Thanksgiving gathering is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Golden Corral Family Restaurant, 2004 West Broadway.

The public is invited to attend the event, sponsored by the Sedalia Bible Academy. The luncheon coincides with the 78th observance of National Bible Week.

Highlights will include recitations of Bible passages in various languages, musical presentations from area church groups, and first-person accounts of interactions with the Bible by men and woman from various organizations. The program will also include payer and congregational singing.

Attendees are asked to arrive early, pay their own way for the meal and be seated before 11 a.m. in the large dining area. No appeal will be made for donations, it was noted.

Those needing additional information may contact p.c.thomas@charter.net or call (660) 826-9988.