Faith & Values Calendar
Concerts Fellowship Film Open house Speakers
n The Gap Male Chorus will perform at Christ United Methodist Church, 935 E. Walnut St., at 7 p.m. Sunday. A freewill offering will be received. For more information, call 354-0446.
n St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, will present the 14-member Hershey Handbell Ensemble, directed by Shawn Gingrich, at 7 tonight. A freewill offering will be received. For more information, visit www.hershey handbellensemble.org or call 298-7071.
n First Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Decatur St., Strasburg, will present Kathleen Ebling Shaw conducting the Westminster Concert Bell Choir at 7 p.m. Friday. A freewill offering will be received. For more information, call 687-6030 or go to www.straspres.org.
n The Lancaster Mennonite Conference will meet at Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet, 14 S. Tower Road, New Holland, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 17. Missiologist and author Alan Hirsch will speak. To register, which is required, call 293-5246, ext. 100, email llivengood@ lancasterconference.org or go to www.lancasterconference.org.
n St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 90 S. Charlotte St., Manheim, will host a tea and fashion show, with food, vendors and raffles, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Cost, by donation, is $10. For reservations, call 367-8865 today.
n United Methodist Women of the Southwest District of the UM Church will hold an Ingathering and Day Apart, with a hymn sing, devotions and quilt displays, at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 1530 Slate Hill Road, Peach Bottom, from 8:30 a.m. to noon today. Ken Weaber will speak on "My Mission Experiences' 'Effect' on My Faith Journey." A freewill offering will be received. For more information, call Leta Arnold at 361-4083.
n Embrace Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Coalition will screen the documentary film, "Through My Eyes," an unflinchingly honest look at the role of today's young Christians in the gay debate, at First Reformed United Church of Christ, 40 E. Orange St., at 2 p.m. Sunday. Discussion will follow. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.ThroughMyEyesDVD.com.
n Pine Grove Church, 1194 Reading Road, Bowmansville, will hold a community open house for its $2.8 million renovation and expansion project from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Peter Teague, president of Lancaster Bible College, and the Rev. Pete Everett, former Pine Grove pastor, will speak.
n The Rev. Laura E. Foster, assistant pastor of Greater Quinn African Methodist Episcopal Church, Detroit, will preach in the annual Women's Day Celebration services on "Women Showing Strength in the Midst of Adversity" at Bethel AME Church, 450 E. Strawberry St., at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. Breakfast will be served after the early service and dinner after the late service. For more information, call 393-8379.
n Jon Singer, executive director of the Center for Community Peacemaking, will speak on "What is Your Perspective on Crime and Justice?" at Mechanic Grove Church of the Brethren, 1392 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, in services at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 786-8115.
n Jean Ross, founder of Sisters in Christ, will speak at a free SIC Women's Breakfast at Stehman Memorial United Methodist Church, 485 Indian Run Road, Millersville, at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4, with a puppet show for children. For reservations, which are requested, call 872-8668 or email email@example.com. For more information, go to www.stehmanchurch.com.
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