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April 28, 2012

Church notes

Spaghetti Supper today at Union Congregational

Union Congregational Church, 350 Main St., Point Shore, Amesbury, will host a Spaghetti Supper today from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m, featuring spaghetti with homemade sauce, meatballs, bread, salad and dessert. All you can eat for $7, family, $24. Take-out available for $8. Ample parking. Handicapped accessible. For more information, 978-388-0631,

Congregation Ahavas Achim events

Congregation Ahavas Achim, Washington and Olive streets, Newburyport, has planned the following events:

Today, 9 a.m., Junior Congregation

Friday, 6 p.m., Board of Directors Friday Night Dinner

Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m., Services Led by Rabbi Avi Poupko

Wednesday, May 9, 8 p.m., Lag Ba'Omer Bonfire

Saturday, May 19, 9/10 a.m. services led by Rabbi Avi Poupko/Youth Shabbat

Special music at First Religious Society

Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m., at the First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport, Diane Taraz will be the guest musical artist. Taraz draws inspiration from Celtic, British, French-Canadian and American folklore.

Follow Your Callings workshop tomorrow

Unity on the River spiritual center will host a workshop, Follow Your Callings, with Gregg Levoy, author, lecturer and professor, on Sunday, tomorrow, 1 to 5 p.m. Cost is $30. In this hands-on workshop, the psychological, spiritual and practical processes people encounter in listening and responding to "callings" will be explored. Unity on the River is at 58 Macy St. (Route 110), Amesbury Plaza, Amesbury.

VOTF lecture on role of laity

"Second Vatican Council's Theology of the Laity" will be held tomorrow at Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Newburyport from 7 to 9 p.m. The Adult Faith Formation lecture is sponsored by North Shore-Seacoast VOTF Affiliate. Dr. Richard R. Gaillardetz, professor of Catholic systematic theology at Boston College, will be the speaker. His lecture will focus on the treatment of the role of the laity in the church and in the world. Freewill offerings are accepted. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Eleanora Paciulan at 978-462-4882.

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