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January 26, 2013

church notes


Jan. 26, 4:30 p.m. Tu Bishvat Havdallah program.

Feb. 23, 6 p.m. Purim Party Extravaganza including Megillah Reading, Costume Contest and Whiskey Tasting.

Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Klezmer Buenos Aires with Lerner & Moguilevsky will perform as part of the Boston Jewish Music Festival. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

March 1, 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Lights.

March 3, 10 a.m. Hebrew School Outing to Jewish Boston.

March 10, 4 p.m. Israeli Folk Dancing.

March 22, 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Lights.

March 26, 6 p.m. Community Passover Seder.

March 31, 10 a.m. Anna Smulowitz presents her award-winning performance, “Terezin: Children of the Holocaust.”

‘Wednesdays at

the Well’ at

Pilgrim Church

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 27 Church St., Merrimac, holds a weekly “Wednesdays at the Well” adult gathering on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The series includes education, discussion and fellowship. The group is currently watching and discussing “The Jesus Lifestyle” to more deeply understand how Jesus’ teachings apply to ones’ lives. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 978-346-8400.

Helping those in need

Hugh Doyle Resource Center Collaborative Meeting is a monthly gathering of leaders and representatives of social service agencies and religious organizations in the area. It meets the first Wednesday of each month to share ideas on how to help those in need in Greater Newburyport. Interested? Contact Ingrid Cyros at 978-465-1688 or go to

Thrift shop

in Rowley

Fellowship Thrift Shop located in lower hall of First Congregational Church of Rowley, 175 Main St., Rowley, is open Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. Clothing in all sizes, household goods and some special items are available at reasonable prices. The thrift shop also has occasional sales.

Donations of gently used clothing and household items are gladly accepted, but only when the shop is open. No electronics, books or household items, please.

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