Lecturer to discuss the meaning of jihad Guest speaker...

RELIGION NOTES

November 09, 2001

Lecturer to discuss the meaning of jihad

Guest speaker Imam Syed Naqvi from the Jaferia Islamic Center in Burtonsville will give a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Monday on "What is Jihad in Islam?" in the church's fellowship hall, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Naqvi will discuss Islam as a religion, differences between jihad and war, and other aspects of jihad. Childcare will be provided with 48 hours' notice. Information: 410-647-2550.

Dance show to benefit area outreach programs

The Performing Arts Ministry of St. Phillip's Episcopal Church presents the dance ensemble "Anton Wilson and Friends" at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 in the Key Auditorium at St. John's College, Annapolis. Anton Wilson, an internationally known ballet dancer who was born in Annapolis, invited some of his colleagues to perform the benefit concert at the church. He teaches ballet and modern dance at the Baltimore School for the Arts and performs in New York City.

The proceeds from the show will benefit community outreach programs. There also will be a "meet the artists" reception after the performance. Admission is $20, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students. Groups of 10 or more will receive a 10 percent discount. Information: 410-647-3147.

St. Andrew's Episcopal to hold beef dinner Sunday

The Women of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will have their annual sour beef or roast beef dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in the church hall.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12, and children under 5 are free.

The menu will include roast beef or sour beef, dumplings, parsley potatoes, green beans and corn, pickled beets, rolls, desserts and a beverage.

Baked goods and crafts will be for sale during the dinner. Tickets for an autumn bounty basket filled with gifts will be raffled.

The church is at 7859 Tick Neck Road. Information: 410-255-1070

All-you-can-eat buffet offers carryout, delivery

Jenkins Memorial Church is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner from noon to 6 p.m. tomorrow in the fellowship hall, 133 Riviera Drive. The menu will include fresh ham, turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, gravy, sauerkraut, green beans, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, rolls and dessert.

The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 5 to 12. Children under 5 can eat for free.

Carryout orders and delivery service will be available. Orders can be placed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow, by calling 410-437-2846.

Proceeds will benefit the church building fund.

Information: 410-437-3343 or 410-360-8621.

Calendar

Harvest bazaar: St. Alban's Episcopal Church will hold a harvest bazaar from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the church, First and A streets, Glen Burnie. The event will feature homemade crafts, jewelry, baked goods and a turkey dinner, which will be served from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for the dinner is $7.50 for adults, $3.50 for ages 4 to 8. Those younger than 3 eat free. Proceeds will benefit the church's ladies guild. Reservations: 410-766-1455.

Harvest festival: St. John Lutheran Church will have its harvest festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 266 Washburn Ave., Baltimore. There will be religious gifts for sale, a "white elephant" table, books, crafts and food. Information: 410-355-7295.

Craft show: St. Andrew by the Bay Catholic Church will hold its 10th annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 701 College Parkway, Annapolis. The show will include crafters, a bake sale, a luncheon and a raffle. Proceeds will benefit the ladies of St. Andrew by the Bay. Information: 410-757-4824.

Church bazaar: The Church of the Crucifixion has scheduled a breakfast and lunch bazaar for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 100 Scott Ave., Glen Burnie. The event will include a silent bingo, children's games, raffles, used books and a bake table. Information: 410-768-4880.

Bingo blast: The Church of the Good Shepherd will hold a bingo blast event Sunday at the church, 1451 Furnace Ave., Glen Burnie. Doors open at 1 p.m., and a $20 fee will provide players with a spaghetti-and-meatballs dinner, coffee, soda, eight cards for regular games and four cards for specials. A $500 jackpot is guaranteed. For information or tickets, call 410-761-4977 or 410-766-1102.

Ezekiel's visions: Wayne Burggraff, pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Lebanon, Pa., will speak on Ezekiel's visions of God, the future and false worship Sunday through Wednesday at Anchor Baptist Church, 320 W. Pasadena Road in Millersville. Services will be held at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Information: 410-647-9614.

Sept. 11 program: The Rev. Dennis M. Corrado will present "Forgiveness Leads to Wellness and Joy," a program based on his experience ministering to those suffering after the Sept. 11 tragedy, at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 7436 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. The program is free and open to people of all faiths. Information: 410-766-5070.

Author speaks: Author and speaker Tilden Edwards will present a lecture and workshop, "Living From Our Deep Souls," on Nov. 16 and 17 at the St. Philip's Episcopal Church, on Bestgate Road in Annapolis. Edwards will discuss the foundation of a spiritually mature life at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16.Workshops take place at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 17. Attending the lecture and a workshop is suggested but not required. Registrants must pay $35 for the Nov. 16 lecture, $55 for the Nov. 17 workshops or $85 for both. Information: 410-544-6832.

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