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Events for April 25-May 2

Posted: April 25, 2014 - 1:32pm

FRIDAY

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., 5:30 p.m., featuring a Tot Shabbat with dinner and an art project; 6 p.m., Tot Shabbat service; 7 p.m., Kabbalat Shabbat on “Community Responsibility” from Leviticus 20:1-8. (904) 733-7078 or thetemplejacksonville.org.

Christ Church Jacksonville, Anglican, 6310 Blanding Blvd., 6 p.m. Fridays, Celebrate Recovery dinner; 7 p.m., worship and teaching; 8 p.m., small group discussion; 9 p.m., Holy Grounds Cafe. (904) 771-6723 or christchurchjax.com.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2730 W. Edgewood Ave., celebrating the church’s 58th anniversary, 6 p.m. Friday, Family Fun Game Night; 10 a.m. Saturday, in-home Family Group Bible Study; 9:30 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. John Nunes with Sunday School, worship service and a fellowship meal. (904) 765-4219.

Friday Night Live, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Chabad at the Beaches, 521 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. Includes a prayer service followed by a meal, song, stories and discussion. (904) 285-1588.

Murray Hill Concert Theatre Ministries, 932 Edgewood Ave. S., 7-9 p.m., Fringe Cafe Show featuring Caledonia String Band with Celtic Folk. Free. (904) 388-7807 or murrayhilltheatre.com.

Women’s Empowerment Summit final day, 7 p.m. Friday, services; 9 a.m. Saturday, “Wear Your Jeans for Jesus” breakout sessions; 11:30 a.m. Sunday, brunch; Word of Truth Worship Center, 3012 W. 12th St. Theme is “Decisions for Destiny” and includes guest speakers. $15 at the door. (904) 253-3691 or wotwc.org/upcoming-events.

Hineni Messianic Fellowship, 1797 Old Moultrie Road, St. Augustine, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Shabbat Service. (904) 827-9731.

 

SATURDAY

Flea Market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, New Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 36 W. 18th St. (904) 444-4726.

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., 8:45 a.m. Saturdays, breakfast; 9 a.m. Torah study, 10:30 a.m. Shabbat service on “Our Incentive” from Leviticus 19:1-14. (904) 733-7078 or thetemplejacksonville.org.

Spirit of Life Lutheran Church, 2636 New Berlin Road, 9 a.m. Sundays, praise service; 10:30 a.m., traditional service. (904) 757-9114.

All Souls Church, 4042 Hartley Road, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, His Big House for those less fortunate, with crafts, basketball, mentoring and games. (904) 268-4600 or allsoulsjax.org.

Karma Thegsum Choling Jacksonville, 1258 S. McDuff Ave., 10 a.m. Saturdays, silent sitting meditation; 10:30 a.m., prayer with Lama Tsultrim Khandro. Free. (904) 389-6885.

First Assembly of God, 302 S. 14th St., Fernandina Beach, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Shift Youth Ministries for ages 13-20 with youth pastor Andrew Harper. (904) 261-6448.

Murray Hill Concert Theatre Ministries, 932 Edgewood Ave. S., 6:30 p.m., Texas In July with Structures, Erra and Elitist, $13 in advance; 8-10 p.m., Fringe Cafe Show with Garret On Acoustic, $5. (904) 388-7807 or murrayhilltheatre.com.

 

SUNDAY

HighPoint Community Church, 84 Knight Boxx Road, Orange Park, 7:30-8:30 a.m., registration for “The Church Has Left the Building;” 8:30 a.m., send-off; 9 a.m., The Church leaves the building; 5:30 p.m., The Church returns for dinner ($5) and fellowship; 6:30 p.m., The Church returns for a large worship celebration. (904) 272-7949.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7801 Lone Star Road, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays, services with Holy Eucharist; 8:45 a.m., breakfast ($3); 9:30 a.m., youth and adult Sunday School. (904) 725-6566.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 4758 Shelby Ave., 8 a.m. Sundays, service with Holy Eucharist; 9 a.m., breakfast; 10:30 a.m., family service with Holy Eucharist. (904) 387-2061.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd., Room 201, 8:30 and 11 a.m., with services on “What Do We Do Now?” from John 21:15-19. (904) 924-3721 or 318-6867. (904) 733-8477 or lakewoodumc.com.

All Souls Church, 4042 Hartley Road, 8:30 a.m. Sundays, breakfast; 9-10 a.m., discipleship classes; 10:15-11:45 a.m., family service. (904) 268-4600 or allsoulsjax.org.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 6801 Merrill Road, 8:30 a.m. Sundays, traditional service; 9:45 a.m., children’s Sunday School; 10 a.m., adult Sunday School; 11 a.m., contemporary service. (904) 744-5333 or stmatthewsjax.org.

St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3976 Hendricks Ave., 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays, services with Holy Communion; 9:45 a.m., Christian Education for all ages. (904) 396-9608.

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 7500 Southside Blvd., 8:30 a.m., casual service; 9:30 a.m. Sundays, adult Bible class; 10:30 a.m., traditional Episcopalian service. (904) 642-4575.

Spirit of Life Lutheran Church, 2636 New Berlin Road, 9 a.m. Sundays, Got Praise service with live music; 10:30 a.m., traditional service. (904) 757-9144.

Unity Church of Jacksonville, 634 Lomax St., 9 a.m. Sundays, A Course in Miracles, an informal, interactive class with Victoria MacCallum. (904) 355-5100 or unityjax.com.

Church of Our Savior, 511 Pablo Ave., Jacksonville Beach, 9 and 11 a.m. Sundays, services; 10 a.m. Sundays, a Sunday School series on “Victorious Living,” a focus on the four spiritual disciplines; 10 a.m. Sundays, children’s Sunday School on “The Jesus Storybook Bible” by Anne Ball. (904) 821-8558.

Christ Church Jacksonville, Anglican, 6310 Blanding Blvd., 9 a.m. Sundays, contemporary services; 9 a.m., traditional Anglican service with the adult choir; 11 a.m. traditional 1928 Anglican service with sung Introit and Gradual; 11 a.m., Contemporary worship. (904) 771-6723.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2730 W. Edgewood Ave., 9:30 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m. Sundays, worship with Holy Communion. (904) 765-4219.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville, 7405 Arlington Expressway, 9:30 a.m., Religious Exploration classes; 10:45 a.m., music by violinist Timothy Edwards; 11 a.m.-noon, with Michael Boylan, president/CEO of WCJT Public Television and Radio. (904) 725-8133 or uucj.org.

Jacksonville Heights Baptist Church, 6730 Ricker Road, 9:45 a.m. Sundays, Life Groups; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., services. (904) 771-2568.

Church of Our Savior, meeting at the Beaches Museum Chapel, 505 Beach Blvd., 10 a.m., service followed by a reception in Malone Hall, 511 Pablor Ave. (904) 821-8558 or church-savior.com.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2961 University Blvd. N., 10 a.m. Sundays, English service; 11:30 a.m., Spanish service. (904) 744-2133.

Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center, 85 Sailfish Drive, Atlantic Beach, 10-11:30 a.m. Sundays, Prayers for World Peace with chanted prayers and silent meditation. (904) 222-8531.

The Buckman Bridge Unitarian Universalist Christian Fellowship, 8447 Manresa Ave, 10:30 a.m., service the Rev. Elizabeth Teal on “Spiritual Practices, Part 1: Daily Practice.” Led by Jennifer Stokes. Accompanied by Ellen Miceli. (904) 276-3739 or bbuuc.org.

Unity Church for Creative Living, 2777 Race Track Road, 10:30 a.m., service with the Rev. Mona Krane on “The Four Agreements: Don’t Make Assumptions;” 11:30 a.m., Mardie Crowe’s Potluck Celebration (bring a dish to share) followed by ministry team meetings. (904) 287-1505 or unityinjax.com.

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., 11 a.m., Sisterhood meeting; 11:30-12:30 p.m., seventh grade bake sale; 4 p.m., Yom Hashoah Commemoration. (904) 733-7078 or thetemplejacksonville.org.

Holocaust Remembrance Day:

■ Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave. — noon-4 p.m. Features “One Family: Photographs by Vardi Kahana” exhibit final day, “Daughter of the Holocaust” video and a place of contemplation and conversation. Free admission. (904) 899-6034.

■ Congregation Ahavath Chesed, The Temple, 8727 San Jose Blvd. — We Will Never Forget, 4 p.m. Features an intergenerational program with Bob Fisher, a holocaust survivor, and the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. Free. (904) 246-0457.

The Church of The Crucifixion, 3183 W. Edgewood Ave., 2-4 p.m., with “A Calendar Tea.” Features treats representing the theme of each month of the year. Free. (904) 765-5283.

Hispanic Worship, 3 p.m. Sundays, Highlands Baptist Church, 2159 Broward Road. (904) 751-3500.

Iglesia San Patricio (St. Patricks Episcopal Church), 1221 Florida 13, St. Johns, 5 p.m. Domingos (Sundays), Misa En Espanol (Mass in Spanish). Informacion, (904) 735-9477.

 

MONDAY

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wisdom Years, discussion group talks about contemporary issues viewed through a Jewish lens. (904) 733-7078 or thetemplejacksonville.org.

Chabad at the Beaches, 521 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, featuring Pinchos Kurinsky with an exploration of mysticism and chassidic philosphy based on the book of “Tanya” by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi. (904) 543-9301 or chabadbeaches.com.

 

TUESDAY

First Presbyterian Church, 123 S. Second St., Palatka, 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Men’s Prayer Breakfast with fellowship, Bible study and prayer. (386) 328-1435 or fpcpalatka.com.

Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center, 85 Sailfish Drive, Atlantic Beach, 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays, John Jones with “Transform Your Life” featuring meditations, teaching and discussion; noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Heart Jewel Puja with Lamrim Meditations. (904) 222-8531.

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 7500 Southside Blvd., 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Service of Healing with Holy Eucharist and special blessing for healing physically, emotionally and spiritually. (904) 642-4575.

Unity Church of Jacksonville, 634 Lomax St., 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Prayer Power interactive and guided prayer and meditation. (904) 355-5100 or unityjax.com.

Mayport Chapel, Mayport Naval Station, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, “Attaining Freedom,” Torah studies from the Book of Exodus. Free. Registration requested, (904) 270-5212, 543-9301 or chabadbeaches.com.

Jewish Community Alliance, 8505 San Jose Blvd., 7 p.m., with “Israel Society and the Family Divide.” Program in conjunction with the “One Family: Photographs by Vardi Kahana” exhibit on display at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. (904) 730-2100, ext. 318, or email lior.spring@jcajax.org.

Civil Discourse Series, 7-8:30 p.m., University of North Florida’s Robinson Theater. Features a panel discussion on “Faith and Reason: The Origin of Humanity” moderated by UNF president John A. Delaney. Free; tickets required for admission. eventbrite.com.

 

WEDNESDAY

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 6801 Merrill Road, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday Night Together dinner; 6:15 p.m., Bible study. (904) 744-5333 or stmatthewsjax.org.

Spirit of Life Lutheran Church, 2636 New Berlin Road, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, with a Bible study. (904) 757-9114.

Greater New Hope AME Church, 2708 Davis St., noon Wednesdays, service and lunch. (904) 356-2121.

First Coast International Seventh Day Adventist Church, 49 N. Bowlan St., noon Wednesdays, with community prayer. (904) 724-4800.

Meditations for relaxation and healing, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, The Elements, 12795 San Jose Blvd. Features guided meditations for stress reduction, inner peace and healing. $5. (904) 619-1587 or 222-8531.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd., Room 201, Wednesday NightLife, 4 p.m., Feasting in the Word with study in the books of Job and Psalms; 5:15 p.m., dinner ($6 adults, $4 children 6-12, $18 families); 6-7:30 p.m., children’s programs; 6:15 p.m., adult programs and studies. (904) 733-8477 or lakewoodumc.com.

Mandarin United Methodist Church, 11270 San Jose Blvd., 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner with classes at 6:30 p.m. (904) 268-5549.

Riverside Avenue Christian Church, 2841 Riverside Ave., 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner followed by classes and Bible study. (904) 389-1751.

Riverside Park United Methodist Church, 819 Park St., 5:30-6:10 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner; 6:30 p.m., community classes, both secular and sacred with Bible studies, kid’s classes and other activities. (904) 355-5491.

Hope Lutheran Church, 9000 Cypress Green, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner. Free. (904) 304-9198.

First Presbyterian Church, 123 S. Second St., Palatka, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, youth program with worship skills, recreation, Bible study and fellowship. (386) 328-1435.

Fort Caroline United Methodist Church, 8510 Fort Caroline Road, 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner ($5); 6:45 p.m., Bible study for all. Reserve for dinner by Tuesday. Dinner, $5 adults, $3 children 5-12; $14, family of three or more. (904) 744-1311 or fcumcjax.org.

Jacksonville Heights Baptist Church, 6730 Ricker Road, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, dinner; 7 p.m., Life Training. Dinner, $5 a person, $10 a family. (904) 771-2568.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7801 Lone Star Road, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, service with Holy Eucharist; 6:30 p.m., parish dinner. (904) 725-6566.

Unity Church for Creative Living, 2777 Race Track Road, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through June 8, Lily Bristow and Bill Wuerfel with “The Spirit of Money: The Seven Facets of Abundance.” $10 love offering. (904) 287-1505 or unityinjax.com.

Unity Church of Jacksonville, 634 Lomax St., 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, John Zimmerman with a discussion on “The Quest” by Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla. (904) 355-5100 or unityjax.com.

 

THURSDAY

St. James United Methodist Church, 400 Reid St., Palatka, 6 p.m. Thursdays, dinner for adults followed by a choice of two Bible studies (optional). Dinner $6. (386) 328-1461 or stjamespalatka.com.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 6133 San Jose Blvd., 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Women’s Step Study where participants find healing from hurts, habits or hang-ups based on biblical principles. (904) 226-3721 or 318-6539.

Chabad at the Beaches, Aaron and Blanche Scharf Chabad Center, 521 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach, 7-8:30 p.m., featuring the Rosh Chodesh Society with “Engraved in Your Heart,” finding personal meaning in the Ten Commandments. $15; course book $13. Reservations required. (904) 543-9301 or roshchodeshsociety.com/courses.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 2

“Way to Wellness” Conference presented by Baptist Health, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., University of North Florida’s University Center. Speaker is Pamela Coper-White, professor of pastoral theology care and counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga., on “The Way to Wellness: Coping with Mental Illness and Trauma Thegouh Pastoral and Psychological Counseling.” Free admission. Registration, waytowellness.eventbrite.com.

“Generation to Generation: Healing and Having a Healthy Family Tree,” May 2-4, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 4129 Oxford Ave. Features the Rev. John Rice with a free workshop for attendees to explore their ancestry and learn ways to insure their health now and in the future. (904) 388-2681 or stmarksjacksonville.org.

Christ Church Jacksonville, Anglican, 6310 Blanding Blvd., 6 p.m. Fridays, Celebrate Recovery dinner; 7 p.m., worship and teaching; 8 p.m., small group discussion; 9 p.m., Holy Grounds Cafe. (904) 771-6723 or christchurchjax.com.

Friday Night Live, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Chabad at the Beaches, 521 Florida A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. Includes a prayer service followed by a meal, song, stories and discussion. (904) 285-1588.

Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., 7 p.m., First Friday Kabbalat Shabbat presented by the Jacksonville Area Federation of Temple Youth. (904) 733-7078 or thetemplejacksonville.org.

Hineni Messianic Fellowship, 1797 Old Moultrie Road, St. Augustine, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Shabbat Service. (904) 827-9731.

Murray Hill Concert Theatre Ministries, 932 Edgewood Ave. S., 8-10 p.m., Fringe Cafe Show with Josh Howell and Friends. $5. (904) 388-7807 or murrayhilltheatre.com.

 

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