Religion Notes


February 23, 2007

Classes planned on Jewish home life

Rabbi Susan Grossman of Beth Shalom congregation will offer a two-session drop-in class, "How to Build a Jewish Home for You and Your Children," from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday and March 18 at the synagogue, 8070 Harriet Tubman Lane, Columbia.

"Lights, Spices, Blessings: Happy Home Rituals" will be the topic Sunday. "Kid-friendly Seder Tips" will be discussed March 18.

Admission is free. Everyone is welcome.

Rabbi Amy Scheinerman will discuss the Passover Haggadah in a workshop, "You Shall Tell Your Children -- But How About Yourself?" The program will be held from 7:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, next week and March 6, 13 and 20 at Beth Shalom.

The cost is $20 for members; $28 for nonmembers.

Information: 410-531-5115.

Sessions to focus on aging and death

Christ United Methodist Church, which meets at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, will offer an eight-week study, "Living Fully, Dying Well."

Discussion will focus on the benefits and limitations of aging and end-of-life decisions and how to face these life events without fear.

The emphasis will be on discussion rather than reading. Classes are open to everyone, and meeting days and times will be determined by the participants.

Information: The Rev. Marilyn Newhouse, 410-381-6329.

Coffeehouse concert slated for tomorrow

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia will sponsor a concert by Janelia Soul' Afrique, a world beat fusion group, at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12; $6 for students.

The event is part of the church's One World Coffeehouse concert series.

Information: 410-381-0097.

St. Paul's youth to enact `Passion'

The Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Road, near Glenelg, will offer "The Passion of the Lord," an enactment of the Passion, performed by the Youth of St. Paul's Church, Ellicott City, at 7 p.m. today. Admission is free.

A "Sabbath Lenten Day of Prayer," with the Rev. Noel Danielewicz, will be offered from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Registration is requested.

Evening prayers will be offered at 5 p.m. weekdays; a sung evening prayer will be offered Sundays during Lent.

Information: 410-531-2800.

Lamplighter Dinner to be held Sunday

The Lubavitch Center for Jewish Education, 770 Howes Lane, Columbia, will hold its Lamplighter Dinner -- this year, honoring Rebbetzin Chani Baron, director of Gan Israel Preschool -- at 6 p.m. Sunday.

A donation of $100 or more is suggested. Sponsorships are $180 to $250.

Proceeds will help support Gan Israel Day School and Day Camp. Reservations are required. Baby-sitting will be available on request.

Information: 410-740-2424.

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