, Salem, MA

April 13, 2013

North Shore religion calendar

The Salem News

---- — Sunday, April 14

Medjugorje visionary visits, 6 to 9:45 p.m., Immaculate Conception Parish, 15 Hawthorne Blvd., Salem. Ivan Dragicevic from Croatia. Service includes a Rosary Mass at 7 p.m., a testimony and a talk by Dragicevic, and the apparition. 978-745-6303.

Saturday, April 20

Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church of the Northshore, Parish Hall, 46 Cherry St., Danvers. Featuring gently used items of all sizes, types and value available for purchase. Ample on-street parking available.

Indoor Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, Parish Hall, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. Features gently worn clothing, jewelry, white elephant items, toys, books, small appliances, furniture, electronics and sports equipment. Snacks, beverages and lunch will be available for purchase. Funds raised benefit the Unitarian Universalist Women of Greater Lynn Philanthropic Fund, which provides support and financial assistance to local and denominational organizations and also scholarships. Handicapped-accessible.

Sunday, April 21

“Sunday Morning Tefillin Club: Israel and the Changing Middle East & AIPAC Breakfast,” 9 a.m., Chabad of Peabody Jewish Center, 83 Pine St., Unit E, Peabody. Wrap Tefillin, eat a hot breakfast and learn about the U.S.-Israel relationship. Free admission; open to the entire community, men and women. Off-the-record briefing by AIPAC area director Jacob Baime, who will discuss AIPAC’s approach to activism, Israel’s current threat environment and the role the community can play in the months ahead. Sponsored by Chabad of the North Shore in Swampscott and Peabody. Reserve a spot at or 978-587-3285.

Earth Day Service, 10 to 11 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Lynn, 101 Forest Ave., Swampscott. Attendees will have an opportunity to make a pledge to reduce, reuse and/or recycle with more intention. Children from the faith development classes will play the musical instruments that they created using recycled materials. Following the service, coffee and refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall. 617-633-2004 or

Perfect Paws Pet Ministry Service, 5 to 5:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church of the Northshore, 46 Cherry St., Danvers. The Rev. Dr. Richard T. Loring, transitional priest for All Saints Episcopal Church of the Northshore, will offer a homily, communion, pastoral and animal blessings. All faiths and (leashed, crated) animals are welcome. Music provided by music director Janet Glasser. 978-774-1150, or

Monday, April 29

Inspirational Evenings: “Reach for the Stars! (Jayzee’s Story),” 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., Hamilton. Autobiographical musical video by Jorgelina Zeoli (“Jayzee”) about healing from trauma; video includes excerpts from her autobiographical novel, “Flashback,” parts one and three. Through music, art and poetry, the video portrays Jayzee’s inner transformation from the horrors of military violence and childhood trauma to a meditative state of inner peace. A discussion will follow the screening. or

Thursday, May 2

North Shore National Day of Prayer, 7 p.m., South Congregational Church, 60 Prospect St., Peabody. Special presentation of “People Need the Lord” by New Hope Mime Troupe. and