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May 25, 2013

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His work has helped to create peace after the genocides in Rwanda and Burundi and in prevention of election violence in Kenya. He is author of “A Peace of Africa: Reflections on Life in the Great Lakes Region.” Zarembka will also discuss related programs that are used worldwide, including in the U.S., to help people in conflict create peace.

A discussion and questions from the audience will follow the presentation. Free and open to the public. See the website for more information. For directions, go to

Annual meeting at First Parish Church

The First Parish Church, 20 High Road, Newbury, will hold their annual meeting on June 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the sanctuary after the Communion Service conducted by Jeff MacDonald. Visit for more information.

June 11 talk on connection between prayer and healing

Learn about how feeling the presence of God as Love has the effect of bringing moments of inspiration that cure, in a talk by Mark Swinney entitled “What is it that connects prayer with healing?” The one-hour talk will be given Tuesday, June 11, at 7 p.m. at Steeple Hall at Mission Oak Grill, 26 Green St. in Newburyport. Swinney, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, has more than 250 published articles addressing numerous facets of prayer and Christian healing. The public talk is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist at 22 Inn St. For more information, call 978-255-1031.

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).

Join Rabbi Avi Poupko every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. for his Adult Education series on “The Great Prophets of Israel: An In-Depth Study.” All are welcome.

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