Imani Christian Fellowship to dedicate church tomorrowThe...

Religion Notes

March 16, 1996|By Jill L. Kubatko

Imani Christian Fellowship to dedicate church tomorrow

The Imani Christian Fellowship Church, formerly the Imani Community Baptist Church, will have its Consecration and Dedication Services at the new edifice and sanctuary at 7 p.m. tomorrow.

The church is at 2260 Cecil Ave., Baltimore. The Rev. Pierce R. Keyser Sr. of the Parklane Baptist Church will give the sermon. Information: 243-9477 or 243-9478.

Kingdom Economics' topic at Maximum Life Christian

Maximum Life Christian Church will hold a kingdom conference tomorrow through March 24 at the church, 6322 Security Blvd., Woodlawn.

Called "Kingdom Economics," the event will feature three speakers: District Elder Willard Saunders Jr. of Christ Temple Apostolic Cathedral, the Rev. Curtis Jones of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church and the Rev. Alvin Jones of Christian Faith Center, Washington. Information: 281-1240.

St. Gregory the Great sets Lenten revival

St. Gregory the Great Church will have a Lenten revival, "Let Those With Ears Hear!" Monday through Wednesday, .

Prayer and Praise led by Betty Harris of St. Gregory the Great will begin each evening at 7 p.m.

Featured revivalists include: Monday, the Rev. Hollis Neal, pastor of First Charity Baptist Church; Tuesday, the Rev. Bertha Bourne, Koinonian Baptist Church; and Wednesday, the Rev. Maurice Blackwell, pastor of St. Edward's Catholic Church.

Music will be provided by St. Gregory's Saving Grace Gospel Choir and visiting choirs from the guest ministers' parishes.

Information: 523-0061.

Spring classes announced at Hebrew congregation

The Adult Education Committee of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation has announced the remaining schedule of its 1996 spring minimester. The theme is "Acts of Loving Kindness: When Tzedakah is Not Enough."

L The classes meet from 8 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. and cost $5 each.

Social Justice in Israel will be the topic Tuesday, with instructor Dorit Elkdar, attache for Community Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Washington. Ms. Eldar spent several years in Australia before returning to Israel, where she received a degree in Social Work from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Another class, Jewish Involvement in the Crusade for Equal Rights, will be offered March 26 with Robert B. Watts, a retired Baltimore Circuit judge. Mr. Watts was a major force in the civil rights crusade in Baltimore and was associated with Thurgood Marshall for 15 years.

L Registration is required. Information: 363-6740 or 484-3267.

Rabbi Irwin Kula to be guest speaker at Beth Tfiloh

Lecturer Rabbi Irwin J. Kula will speak at the second program in a series of discussions sponsored by Beth Tfiloh Community School, at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Epstein Chapel, 3300 Old Court Road, Pikesville.

His topic will be "The Haggadah: The Contemporary Challenge of Telling Our Story." Rabbi Kula will explore how the Exodus test defines Jews today, and how its telling provides insight into solving contemporary problems.

K? A $3 fee will be charged at the door. Information: 653-7284

The Associated sponsoring Rosh Hodesh presentation

The Woman's Department of The Associated is sponsoring a Rosh Hodesh presentation at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, in a private home.

Scholar Rabbi Judith Z. Abrams will discuss "Getting to Know Our Great, Great, Grandmothers, The Women of the Talmud."

Malaysian born poet Hiliary Tham will focus on the diversity of women in Talmudic times and now.

The annual series will conclude with "What's Jewish about Christianity?" on April 18. Admission is $18 per session. For information or to register, call 727-4828, ext. 208.

United Church of Christ sets health convocation

The United Church of Christ Health Convocation will be held Friday and Saturday in Baltimore at the Omni Hotel.

Speakers will include the Rev. F. Allison Phillips, general secretary for the division of the American Missionary Association of the United Church of Christ; and Rev. Oliver Thomas, an member of the Supreme Court Bar.

Information, 216-736-3272.

Center for Peace Studies seek to raise $300,000

The Center for Peace Studies at Georgetown University and the university's alumni association of Washington are trying to raise $300,000 for the construction of a "children's village" in Bosnia.

The first phase of the project, already under construction in Medjugorje, will be an orphanage that consists of 20 individual homes for some 160 children. A learning center, library and other multipurpose rooms are planned. The main fund-raising event will be a premiere showing of the film "Gospa," starring Martin Sheen, Morgan Fairchild and Michael York, on Thursday at the Cineplex Odeon Tenely Cinemas, 4200 Washington Ave. NW, Washington. A dinner will be offered from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Leavey Conference Center Ballroom, 4800 Reservoir Road, NW., Washington. A reception and silent auction will follow.

Pub Date: 3/16/96

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