Your Religion News: April 21, 2018




Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Gospel Hymn Sing and Concert: Tonight in Turners

TURNERS FALLS — The 4D1G Gospel Ministries will hold a Hymn Sing and Concert on Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m., at the Congregation of Grace Church at 148 L St. The 4D1G Gospel Quartet will be joined by the Valley Revival choir and other performers for a time of celebration, worship and singing.

The Green Sisters, Tonight in Orange

ORANGE — The First Universalist Church of Orange invites you to enjoy the Green Sisters on Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 9 p.m., as they entertain you with a great blend of their harmonies of voice and acoustical instrumental music from the 1950s, barbershop, folk Celtic and today’s originals. Coffeehouse-style evening with complimentary coffee. Suggested donation: $8 at door. Refreshments for sale. The Church is at 31 North Main St.

Earth Day at All Souls Sunday

GREENFIELD — Sunday’s service at All Souls Church will be a celebration of Earth Day. Sermon: “Reciprocity: Our Sacred Trust, by Sandra Boston, MRE, who will draw on Robin Kimmerer’s “Braiding Sweetgrass.” Songs by Annie Hassett and Molly Scott. Service at 10:30 a.m. with fellowship in Parish Hall afterwards. The church is at the corner of Main and Hope streets.

Dietz on ‘Pride’ Sunday

BERNARDSTON — Barry Dietz will speak on “Pride,” the second in a series of “The Seven Deadly Sins,” Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at Bernardston Unitarian Church. Music by Lynne Walker. Coffee starts at 11 a.m. All are welcome.

Acappellooza! Sunday in Northfield

NORTHFIELD — Trinitarian Congregational Church (147 Main St.) will host Acappellooza!, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, April 22. The concert will showcase a cappella music by vocal groups from area high schools including Mahar, Stoneleigh Burnham, Recemption Christian Academy and Brattleboro Union High School. Donations at the door will benefit the Northfield Council on Aging Summer Music series. For more information, call 413-498-2710.

Anti-Racism Film Festival set for Sunday, May 6

GREENFIELD — All Souls UU Church at Hope and Main streets will be offering the 16th annual Anti-Racism Film Festival on Sunday, May 6. Admission is free. Films begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall, with entrance on Hope Street. Supper at 6:30 p.m. is a nourishing meal of local foods cooked by our favorite chef, Kirsten Levitt from the Stone Soup Café. Vegan and gluten-free options. Sliding scale donation: $4 to $10. No one will be turned away. For more information: Call 413-773-5018 or 772-0003.

Prayer and Health: Explore the Connection, May 8

GREENFIELD — Everyone is welcome to attend a lecture, “Finding God, finding health,” on Tuesday, May 8 at 7 p.m., in the Greenfield Community Television building at 393 Main St. The talk is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Greenfield, and will be given by Michelle Nanouche, a Christian Science practitioner, teacher and lecturer based in Paris, France. She will speak about how a constantly growing understanding of God is a reliable way to maintain health and bring joy and fullness to one’s life. There will be a Q&A time afterward. For more information, call 413-522-6058. Please join us!

The Master’s Chorale: May 9 at the Moody Auditorium

NORTHFIELD — The Community Bible Church of Northfield presents The Master’s University Chorale on Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Moody Auditorium (36 Winchester Road). The Master’s Chorale is a 63-member auditioned choir under the direction of Dr. Paul Plew. The Chorale represents students from across the United States and around the world. They have performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in NYC and will return to Carnegie Hall on May 13. The Master’s University is in Santa Clarita, Calif. Admission is free; donations are appreciated. For more information, contact Bob Emberley at 413-498-4404 or email rwemberley@gmail.com.