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October 6, 2012

North Shore religion news in brief


The Jewish Federation of the North Shore and Cohen Hillel Academy are partnering to offer “Routines and Rhythms of Parenting,” a program designed to address the practical challenges of the daily parenting routine, and the possibilities that Jewish structures can offer for creating a life of purpose. The course is a program of “Parenting through a Jewish Lens,” developed by Hebrew College and Combined Jewish Philanthropies. The course will be taught by Alanna Cooper, JFNS director of Adult Jewish Education, cultural anthropologist and program designer. Four Sunday morning sessions will take place at Cohen Hillel Academy, 6 Community Road, Marblehead, on Oct. 14, 21 and 28, and Nov. 8 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Free baby-sitting is available. The course is open to the public and costs $40 for individuals and $65 for couples. For more information or to register, contact Barbara Tanger at, or 781-639-2880 ext. 215.

Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Hall presents an adult education scripture program on Oct. 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the church, 80 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead. The theme of the program is the “Book of Genesis.” The speaker will be professor Steven Fahrig, pastoral associate of St. Bridget of South Boston and professor at St. John’s Seminary and Blessed John XXIII Seminary. For more information, visit

St. John’s Church Thrift Shop, located at 10 Chestnut St., Peabody, has opened a sports section of the shop, featuring sports teams shirts, jackets and sweats. Children’s shirts are also available. Shop hours are Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon, and Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds support St. John’s Parish. For more information, call 978-531-0002.

Father Timothy Wayne Clayton was officially named the second rector of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, located at 188 Elliott St., Danvers. During the induction segment of the ceremony, representatives from the congregation presented symbolic gifts to Father Clayton. Bishop William Murdoch of the Anglican Diocese in New England visited the church to conduct confirmations of new church members and the Institution of a New Ministry. Over 300 people were in attendance. Clayton earned a master of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He founded the Eleuthero Community in Maine, and has ministered churches in Virginia and North Carolina.

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