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March 9, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief

Join the Chabad of Peabody for a Community Passover Seder on Monday, March 25. A candle will be lit at 7:45 p.m., followed by the Seder at 8 p.m. The event includes a gourmet dinner, hand-baked shmurah matzah from Israel and wine. Attendees are encouraged to participate as Rabbi Nechemia explains the story of how the Exodus comes alive through mystical meanings and Kabbalistic insights. Hebrew and English haggadahs will be provided. Space is limited to 50 seats, and tickets cost $40 if purchased before March 15, $50 after. Reservations are required at www.jewishpeabody.com, or email info@jewishpeabody.com.

Enrollment is open for DivorceCare, a free nationwide curriculum that meets Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart St., Beverly Farms. The program, facilitated by Mike and Lynn Huber, provides support for people who are separated or divorced. Registration is recommended but not required. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Lynn and Mike at 978-922-8760 or the church office at 978-927-2014 or office@nscbc.org.

To celebrate its 50-year anniversary, St. Richard’s Parish in Danvers will host a 10-day and eight-city/location Mediterranean cruise, departing Sept. 20 from Rome. The cities/locations include Rome, Sicily, Athens, Ephesus, Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos and Naples. The cruise fare begins at $2,336.90, and airfare to Rome ranges from $996 to $1,200. For more information, call Roger and Dot Richard at 978-777-0270 or email RogRnDot@aol.com.

Children of all ages are invited to experience the Model Matzah Bakery on Sunday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m. at the Chabad of Peabody, 83 Pine St. From threshing and winnowing the wheat stalks to kneading and rolling, each child will bake their own matzo from scratch. Parents are invited to join their children or join in a discussion/class on how to create a fun, interactive Passover Seder that will keep young children engaged and excited. The class will be led by Raizel Schusterman. The cost is $5 per child and free for parents. Reserve a spot at raizel@jewishpeabody.com.

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