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January 25, 2014

Church notes

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Tomorrow, 3 p.m., Food Pantry and Social Hour

Tuesday, 9:15 a.m., Talmud Study Group

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Adult Ed: From Zusha to Zalman: The Jewish Revolutions of the 20th Century”

Friday, 6 p.m., Community Shabbat Dinner

Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., Jewish Film Series: “Walk on Water.”

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

Visit www.caanewburyport.org for more information on upcoming services and events.

Yoga and Meditation Workshop

The Insight Meditation Center of Newburyport will offer a half-day “Mindfulness Yoga & Insight Meditation” workshop that will explore how to create continuity between practice on the yoga mat and practice on the meditation cushion. Workshop will include short periods of sitting meditation, yoga and discussion. Beginners and experienced students are welcome.

Saturday, Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For registration information and fees, visit www.imcnewburyport.org.

Used CD/DVD drive

The Willing Workers of Union Congregational Church in Amesbury are collecting gently used CDs and DVDs for the children and young adults residing at New England Pediatric Care of Billerica. Eighty medically fragile children from birth to 22 years benefit from the highly skilled care provided at this facility. CDs & DVDs should be suitable for children.

Donations will be accepted anytime at the home of Carol Finn, 412 Main St., Amesbury. For information, call 978-388-6591 or 978-388-5265

Men’s Bible Group at St. James

The Men’s Group at St. James Episcopal Church, 120 Main St., Amesbury, meets each Saturday to read aloud and discuss appointed selections in the Holy Bible and related resources. They learn about the circumstances of biblical events, their significance and the people involved.

Currently the focus is upon appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary, which is the Protestant Christian Worship Schedule of Bible readings that takes into account daily services and the liturgical year’s observances of festivals and seasons.

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