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July 20, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief

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True Gospel Baptist Church will host the IncrediWorld Amazement Park Vacation Bible School from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, through Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 61 Bridge St. in Salem. The program includes songs, crafts, games and goodies. A Youth Rally Kick-Off service will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m., followed by a pizza fellowship. For more information, call 781-584-4320.

A public healing service is offered every third Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott St., Danvers. The service includes musical worship, a short teaching, Holy Communion and an extended time of personal prayer if requested. A priest will be available to hear confessions. There will be a gluten- and alcohol-free station at the communion rail. All guests are welcome to stay for a light supper following the service at 6:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.ctr-anglican.org, or call 978-774-3163.

The Outreach Committee of Holy Trinity United Methodist Church is providing reusable grocery bags with the church’s name for anyone who would like to take one to the grocery store and fill it for the Danvers People to People Food Pantry. Bags can be returned or picked up at the church any Sunday of the month. The church is at 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. For more information, call 978-777-7408.

On the second Sunday of each month, members and friends of Maple Street Congregational Church collect food and essential items for the Danvers food pantry. Items most needed are baby wipes, disposable diapers in sizes 3 through 6, canned soups, tuna, pasta, boxed juices and cereal. The church is at 90 Maple St., Danvers. For more information, call the church office at 978-774-4510.

The Lappin Foundation will honor several community leaders at its annual Youth to Israel Adventure Welcome Home Reunion on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham in Beverly. Harold and Zelda Kaplan of Beverly will receive the 2013 Youth to Israel Adventure Award for their leadership, philanthropy and commitment to Israel. Marvin Wilson, a professor of biblical studies at Gordon College, will be presented with the Lappin Foundation’s Friend of Israel Award in recognition of his love and support for Israel and Jewish people. In addition to recognizing the honorees, the program will feature reflections by teens who will have returned from their trip to Israel, as well as a special donor recognition. The program is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or visit www.lappinfoundation.org.

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