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January 18, 2013

Gloucester Goings On

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Senior Social

The Lanesville Community Center will hold its first Senior Social at the Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St., Gloucester,on Friday, Feb. 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. Coffee and nisu will be served. Come and play board games, do jigsaw puzzles, play cards, bring your knitting, or just visit with friends. Door prizes will be awarded! RSVP by Jan. 28 to Jean Jacobson at 978-290-8168.

Lenten Potluck

The Gloucester United Methodist Church, 436 Washington St. will hold a free Lenten potluck on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 12 noon, with guest speaker Pastor Bradley Keefer of the Gloucester and Rockport Methodist Churches addressing the question of: “What is Lent?”Discover the history of Lenten traditions, encounter its scriptural relevance, discern the meaning of Lent in your life. Join us for a time of fellowship as we begin our Lenten journey. All are welcome. For more information, call 978-281-1040.

Alpha evening

The Catholic Community is participating in a Year of Faith called for by Pope Benedict, and Holy Family Parish is offering many opportunities to discover, rediscover, or deepen your personal relationship with Jesus. Our first offering is the Alpha Express Course. Come to an informational session in the auditorium of St. Ann School on Pleasant St, Gloucester on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. Alpha is now running successfully globally in settings that range from churches to campuses to prisons and more.

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