Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era
Contest Education Lenten series Palm burning service Seminar
n Highland Presbyterian Church will administer the 29th annual Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness essay contest on "Safe Schools: Peace by Piece" for Lancaster County public, private and home-schooled students in grades nine through 12. Deadline for written and video essays in three divisions is April 13. First-place winners will receive $250; second, $125; third, $75. For more information, call 201-3731 or go to www.HighlandPC.org/Resources.
n Garden Spot Village Retirement Community and Lancaster Bible College will offer adult continuing education classes on "Be Joyful: Philippians" and "Biblical Counseling for the Whole Person" at the village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 20 to April 10. Cost is $120 for two continuing education units per course and a $10 registration fee. For more information, call 560-8282 or go to www.lbc.edu/enrich.
n Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 450 W. Main St., Mountville, will offer a brown bag Bible study on Mark Price's "Follow the Way: A Lenten Study Based on the Revised Common Lectionary" at noon Thursday and the following six Thursdays. For more information, go to www.Mountville TrinityUCC.org.
n St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10 Delp Road, will host a brief Shrove Tuesday palm burning service at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
n Financial advisor Chris Lascarides will lead a financial planning seminar at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 105 N. 11th St., Akron, at 10:30 a.m Feb. 16. Cost, including materials and a light snack, is $7 per person. Proceeds will benefit Mount Zion's Everyday Missions. For more information, call 859-2828.
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