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RELIGION NOTES

August 23, 2002

Anchor Baptist to offer 2 college-level courses

Anchor Baptist Church will offer two for-credit college-level courses through Maranatha-East, an extension ministry of Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Watertown, Wis. The courses will be offered from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday at the church, 320 W. Pasadena Road, Millersville.

Dave Dingle, dean of students and Bible department professor, will teach ethics from Sept. 23 to 28. The class will discuss the theories of human value and obligation, right and wrong actions and the nature of moral judgments, including social problems of today.

Also scheduled this academic year: Doctrine III, church angels and future events, from Oct. 21 to 26; New Testament Survey from Jan. 27 to Feb. 1; and Acts/Missions from March 3 to 8.

The classes may be audited or taken for credit. The cost is $100 to audit and $380 for two-credit classes. Most classes will offer a syllabus, which will cost between $10 to $15, and texts may be required for those taking classes for credit. Information: 410-647- 9614.

Calendar

Feel the spirit: Light Center Spiritualist Church in Glen Burnie will hold a three-evening course on spirituality and the development of mediumship at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The course will include discussion, practice and exercises to develop an awareness of the world of spirit. Courses are held at the Hampton Inn in Glen Burnie. www. LightCenter.org or 410-590- 9167.

Breast cancer seminars: North Arundel Hospital has received a grant from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to offer seminars on breast cancer to underserved African-American and Korean women older than age 40 in Anne Arundel County. The seminars will be held at New Life Fellowship Baptist Church in Hanover, St. James Church of the Apostolic Faith in Glen Burnie, Asbury Town Neck United Methodist Church in Severna Park and Korean Methodist Church of Love in Severn. Each seminar will be held on a Sunday after church service and will include lunch. The hospital also will offer free health lectures and will participate in local health fairs. 410-787-4367.

Bull roast: Mount Calvary United Methodist Church will hold a Gospel Bull Roast from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Hall, Gov. Ritchie Highway and Magothy Bridge Road in Severna Park. The cost is $30 for adults or $35 at the door; and $15 for children 12 and younger. Food and gospel music will be featured. 410-263-9337 or 410-768-8251.

Children's choir: The African Children's Choir will perform at Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. The internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated African Children's Choir has been invited to the United States to sing at the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony at the Pentagon. The choir is composed of children ages 5 to 12, many of whom have lost one or both parents. They will perform a program of song and dance featuring African tunes and ethnic instrumentation, as well as children's songs and traditional spirituals. Since the choir was formed 15 years ago, it has presented hundreds of concerts, including performances at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the United Nations in New York and Berlin Stadium in Germany. The choir has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning and The Today Show. Over the years, the choir has supported thousands of African children. The choir is an interdenominational, registered nonprofit charity. The public is invited to the free church concert. There will be an opportunity for a free-will offering. 410-647-2550.

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