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April 12, 2014

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, April 12

Spring Pops and Auction, 7 p.m., Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Event features Danny Titus, a lively and popular musical performer, as well as an auction with donated items from the congregation and community, certificates for restaurants, museums and other local attractions and services. Food will be available for purchase. $10 admission. Proceeds benefit the church’s missions and operations. 978-774-7582, www.nsuu.org.

Sunday, April 13

EGGstravaganza Easter Egg Scramble, 10:30 a.m., Danvers Church of the Nazarene, 181 Dayton St., Danvers. Begins with a Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Check-in starts at noon, followed by the scramble, which features thousands of candy-filled eggs for children up to age 10. At 1 p.m., prizes are awarded and free hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks, activities and personalized pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available. Free; rain or shine. Advance registration requested at www.danverschurch.org or 978-777-2060.

“The Face of God,” 6:30 p.m., St. Richard’s Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Artist Rob Surette will perform his 55-minute speed-painting show. In this Lenten show, Surette creates 6-foot portraits of Jesus Christ. Free; donations will be accepted. Raffle tickets for two of Surette’s paintings will be sold. www.amazingheroart.com.

Reclaiming the Promise of Vatican II, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, 1 Margin St., Peabody. The Rev. Kenneth Himes, associate professor, Boston College School of Theology, presents “Vatican II and a Biblical Model of the Moral Life.” The lecture contrasts earlier teaching on morality with a revised conception that emerged after the council’s call to return to scripture as the basis of moral life. Sponsored by the Voice of the Faithful North Shore — Seacoast Affiliate in collaboration with Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. For more information, contact Eleanora Paciulan, 978 462-4882, or Barbara and John Gould, 978-535-2321.

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