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February 22, 2014

North Shore religion calendar


The Salem News

---- — Saturday, Feb. 22

Yard Sale & Craft Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church in the Cove, 167 Hale St., Beverly. The church will hold an indoor yard sale and craft fair. Proceeds support the Church in the Cove’s missions and operating expenses. 978-922-5135.

Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Our Lady of Fatima Church, 50 Walsh Ave., Peabody. Yard sale in the church hall features home furnishings, clothing and more. Sale proceeds help defray the costs of church repairs. 978-532-0272.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

“Marblehead: 1714,” 7:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. St. Michael’s launches its tercentenary lecture series with an illustrated presentation by historian Judy Anderson, who will discuss community and social life in the historic seaport in the year St. Michael’s Church was erected. Free; open to the public. gracefriary@comcast.net, www.stmichaels2014.org.

Sunday, March 2

Comparative Religion: The Three Abrahamic Religions, 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Dr. Michael Szycher presents a layperson’s guide to the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam; sacred time, space and objects; religious rituals, traditions, mysticism and spirituality; and the question, “can religion and science co-exist.” Complimentary bagels, lox, pastries and drinks. Reserve a spot by Feb. 24 to bsimons@templebethshalom.org.

Choral Evensong, 5 p.m., Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott St., Danvers. The choir of Christ the Redeemer will sing the classic, candlelit Anglican service of evening prayer with incense and with music by Herbert Brewer, Everett Titcomb and Toby Wardman. Child care available; a reception will follow. www.ctr-anglican.org.

“TRANSFORMED,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 179 County Road, Ipswich. The North Shore Christian Men’s Choir presents an evening of musical celebration and stories. Event features music from the North Shore Men’s Choir and various choirs from the First Presbyterian Church, and personal stories of transformation from former gang members and rivals who now serve as youth workers with Straight Ahead Ministries to reach other youth at risk. Free; open to all ages. www.straightahead.org.

Sunday, March 9

“Honor Diaries” Screening, 7 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. In honor of International Women’s Day, the Lappin Foundation and the Jewish Journal join more than 30 organizations to present a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Honor Diaries,” the first film to break the silence on “honor violence” against women and girls. Free; open to all. RSVP to Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or sfeinstein@lappinfoundation.org. Walk-ins welcome.

Tuesday, March 11

“Who Filled the Pews in St. Michael’s Church: 1714-1750?”, 7:30 p.m., Michael’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. The second program of St. Michael’s tercentenary lecture series features author Robert Booth, who will discuss the Anglican people that filled the pews at St. Michael’s from 1714 to 1750; why they chose to be part of the poorest and smallest congregation in town; and how they fit into an evolving Marblehead. Free; open to the public. gracefriary@comcast.net, www.stmichaels2014.org.