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February 9, 2013

North Shore religion news in brief

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The Christian Women’s Connection February Brunch is set for Monday, Feb. 11, from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m., in the Lighthouse Point Room at the Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The guest speaker will be Nancy Bates, who will share her story of a life full of joys and challenges. Brunch is $13 inclusive and all women are welcome. Free childcare is available for children up to age 5. Reservations are required by Saturday, Feb. 9. For more information, to make a reservation or cancellation, or to reserve a spot for childcare, call Jan at 978-532-1379 or 978-303-7873, or Laura at 978-532-2157.

On the second Sunday of each month, members and friends of Maple Street Congregational Church will 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.

Church in the Cove is offering a three-week workshop titled “Embracing Love, Healing Our Hearts,” beginning Feb. 12 at 167 Hale St., Beverly. The workshop, facilitated by Patty Chrystycz, focuses on healing and opening one’s heart to receive the love of others, self and spirit. Each session, participants will explore using guided visualization to gain insights that lead to peace, joy, gentleness and love. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays, Feb. 12, 19 and 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with a gathering at 4:45 p.m. People of all spiritual or nonspiritual walks of life are welcome to participate. Tuition fee ranges from $40 to $80 for the entire workshop. For more information or to register, call the church at 978-922-5135 or Patty Chrystycz at 978-762-3194.

Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church will hold Ash Wednesday services at 6:30 a.m. and 5 and 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at 188 Elliott St., Danvers. For more information, visit www.ctr-anglican.org or call the church office at 978-774-3163.

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