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April 26, 2014

Church notes

Spaghetti Supper at Union church today

Union Congregational Church, 350 Main St., Point Shore, Amesbury (across from Alliance Park) will hold an Old-fashioned Spaghetti Supper today from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Spaghetti with homemade sauce, meatballs, bread, salad, dessert and coffee. All you can eat for $8. Family $29. Take-out available for $9. Handicapped accessible.

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.

Today, 9 a.m., Julia Shactman’s Bat Mitzvah

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

May 6, 7:30 p.m. CAA Annual Board of Directors Meeting

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

Visit for more information on upcoming services and events.

Caregivers Lunch at Market Street Baptist

The Market Street Baptist Church at 37 Market St., Amesbury invites the public to attend a Caregivers Lunch today from noon to 2 p.m.

This event is for those who have been called to care for ailing loved ones to connect with other caregivers and to hear from the experiences of others. Ruth John will share her experiences and wisdom as a caregiver for 20 years.

Cost is $5 to cover the lunch. Register in advance: call church at 978-388-0930 or email:

YADA Cafe opens in Amesbury

Rock Church Amesbury, 140 Main St., Amesbury, invites the public to come check out the new YADA Cafe. The cafe is a nonprofit organization with the goal of connecting to the community and providing a warm and safe atmosphere. The cafe is open each weekday from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m.

Raffle Night to benefit Holy Redeemer Parish

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