This summer, starting on Sunday, July 7, worship services at Tabernacle Congregational UCC Church will begin at 9:30 a.m. The church is at 50 Washington St. in Salem and is handicapped-accessible. The church is open and affirming, and everyone is welcome to join in worship. For more information, call the church office at 978-744-3164, or visit www.tabernaclechurch.org.
The Christian Women’s Connection July brunch will be held Monday, July 8, from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. in the Lighthouse Point Room at Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Route 62, Danvers. Marcea Ewald, a cancer survivor, will share how the broken road led to her life’s greatest joy, and Lynne Lance will demonstrate exercise moves for all fitness levels and ages. Brunch is $13 inclusive, and free child care is available for children up to age 5. Reservations are required by Saturday, July 6. For more information, child care or to make a reservation or cancellation, call Jan at 978-532-1379 or 978-303-7873.
Temple Sinai in Marblehead is accepting applications from local artists interested in exhibiting their artwork in the Temple’s new exhibition space for the upcoming 2013-2014 season. There will be three six-week exhibits throughout the year, and shows will either be a highlight of one artist’s work or a themed show with several artists represented. The first exhibit, “Renewal, Rebirth and Return,” opens Tuesday, Aug. 27, and focuses on the universal themes in the Jewish calendar. Applications for this show must be submitted to Temple Sinai by Monday, July 8. For more information, call 781-631-2763 or visit www.templesinaiweb.org/gallery.
Temple Beth Shalom will hold its 17th annual Sha’ BBQ at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26, followed by a shabbat family service, led by Rabbi Emily Mathis, and oneg shabbat. Meet new members and greet prospective members. The kosher menu includes hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken nuggets, veggie burgers and sides. Reserve a spot by Monday, July 22, at 978-535-2100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Events will be held at 489 Lowell St., Peabody. The shabbat eating experience is open to the entire Jewish community.