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November 17, 2012

Church notes


Thanksgiving Mass at IC

Let us come together to thank God for his many blessings. Mark your calendars for Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. This Mass replaces the regular 7:15 a.m. Liturgy at Immaculate Conception Church, Green Street, Newburyport.

‘Perpetual Thanksgiving’ at First Religious Society

Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the First Religious Society, Unitarian Universalist, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport, the Rev. Harold Babcock will deliver a sermon entitled “Perpetual Thanksgiving.” The sermon title is taken from some words of Henry David Thoreau: “My thanksgiving is perpetual.”

Congregation Ahavas Achim events

Congregation Ahavas Achim, 531/2 Washington St., Newburyport, offers the following services and events:

Shabbat services every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Adult education with Rabbi Avi Poupko Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. (except Nov. 21).

Today: Havdallah program, 4:30 p.m.; Tikkun Olam Conversation with the Abkowitz-Crawford family

Tomorrow: Israeli dancing with Fran Kaplan, 4 p.m.; Movie Night, 7 p.m.

Dec. 8: First night of Hanukkah

Pilgrim Harvest and Holiday Fair today

Pilgrim Congregational Church will hold its annual Pilgrim Harvest and Holiday Fair today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church at 27 Church St. in Merrimac. For more information, call the church office at 978-346-8400.

Holy Redeemer Holiday Fair today

Holy Redeemer Parish of Merrimac and West Newbury will have a Holiday Fair today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parish hall on Green Street in Merrimac. Coffee and muffins will be available all morning and a lunch of homemade soups, chowders, hot dogs and beans, salads and rolls will be served at 11 a.m.

Spaghetti Supper today

The First Church of Rowley, 175 Main St. (Route 1A), will host a Spaghetti Supper today, 5 to 7 p.m., after the Olde Tyme Country Fair. Advance tickets for the dinner are $7 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children (age 10 and under) at the door. They will be serving spaghetti, meatballs with a choice of homemade sauces, salad with roll, coffee, tea or milk, and an assortment of desserts. The dinner will be prepared and served by the youth group. Dinners made to go are also available.

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