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July 13, 2013

Church notes

Summer services at First Parish, Belleville

During July and August, the First Parish Church of Newbury and Belleville Congregational Church will be combining summer services. Worship service for July will be at Belleville Church at 9:30 a.m., led by the Rev. Ross Varney. August worship services will be held at First Parish Church of Newbury at 9:30 a.m., led by the Rev. Jeff MacDonald. For more information, visit the website at www.firstparishofnewbury.org.

Public welcome at Adelynrood

The public is invited to Chapel of the Holy Cross at Adelynrood, 43 Elm St., Byfield, from July 13-Aug. 24 for the following:

Visit anytime, Tuesday through Friday: 7:15 a.m., Morning Prayer; Noon, Thanksgivings/Prayers; 9 p.m., Night Prayer. Also Wednesday, 7:15 a.m., Holy Communion.

Introduction to meditation class offered

The Insight Meditation Center of Newburyport will offer a four-week class entitled “An Introduction to Insight Meditation.” The class is designed for anyone interested in learning Insight Meditation (Vipassana). Vipassana is a simple practice that steadies the mind by grounding attention in the present moment; it originated in the Buddhist tradition more than 2,500 years ago. Class begins Thursday, July 18, from 7-8:30 p.m. and will last four weeks. Cost is $76. For registration information visit www.imcnewburyport.org.

Summer worship at East Parish United Methodist

East Parish United Methodist Church in Salisbury will be changing its church services time for the summer. Effective July 7 through Sept. 1, worship time will be 9:30 a.m. Starting on Sept. 8, worship time will resume at 10 a.m.

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.

Tune in every Sunday at 7 a.m. to Radio Rabbi, featuring Avi Poupko, on local WNBP (1450 AM and 106.1 FM).

July 29, Annual Yankee Homecoming ice cream social, 6 p.m.

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