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April 5, 2014

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Introduction to Easter worship for children, families

Would you like the children in your life to know what Easter is really about? First Parish Church of Newbury, 20 High Road, Route 1A, is offering “All Around Easter,” a two-part introduction for children and families. Children, grades 1-5 will participate with a small group, moving from skit to skit. There will be hands-on activities, music and video. Adults may join their kids in the fellowship hall for “All Around Easter” or attend worship upstairs in the sanctuary. Times: 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. tomorrow and again April 13. Each Sunday will feature a different presentation. Program is free. Call 978-462-4250 for more information.

Lenten services at Immaculate Conception Parish

Eucharistic Adoration in St. James Chapel: During Lent the Friday time of Eucharistic Adoration will conclude at 11:30 a.m. because of the 12:05 Liturgy.

Stations of the Cross: Friday evenings at 7 in the church. Many parishioners remember the Stations of the Cross as a regular part of Lenten Devotions. Join us as we meditate on the Passion and Death of Jesus in prayer and simple song.

Liturgy: During Lent there will be two daily liturgies Monday through Friday: 7:15 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.

‘Light Is on for You’: Wednesday evenings, confessions will be offered from 6:30-8 p.m. in addition to the Saturday times.

Events at Congregation Ahavas Achim

Upcoming events at Congregation Ahavas Achim, corner of Washington and Olive streets, Newburyport:

Shabbat Services every Saturday morning at 9 a.m.

Tomorrow, 4 p.m., Interfaith Passover Seder

Tuesday, 9:15 a.m., Talmud Study Group

April 14, First Night of Passover

April 15, 9 a.m., Yom Tov Minyan

April 15, Second Night of Passover and Community Seder at 6 p.m.

April 26, 9 a.m., Julia Shactman’s Bat Mitzvah

April 27, 9 a.m., Curious Creatures; 3 p.m. Food Pantry and Social Hour; 4 p.m. Israeli Folk Dancing

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