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Geneva Presbyterian Church holds a variety of holiday events. Free. 301-424-4347.
* Sunday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m. "Mary Remembers" Geneva's Children, at the 10:30 a.m. worship service.
* Sunday, Dec. 21, 7:00 p.m. holiday concert featuring the Geneva Bells and trumpeter Matt Bickel.
* Christmas Eve: 4 p.m. Children's Christmas featuring carols, drama, and joyful fun for all. 7 p.m. Candlelight Lessons and Carols featuring the Christmas story as told in scripture and carols. 11 p.m. Communion by Candlelight in the still of the night, featuring flutist Caitlyn Callahan.
* Sunday, Dec. 28, a casual service of carols and stories followed by a special potluck dessert reception.
* Sunday, Jan. 4, Epiphany of the Lord! Bring candles from home to symbolize Christ's light coming into the world.
The Beth Sholom Book Club will meet Monday, Jan. 26, 8 p.m. at Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, to discuss Noah Gordon's "The Last Jew" and David Goldstein's "Jacob's Legacy: A Genetic View of Jewish History". All are welcome. E-mail email@example.com
Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, will be sponsoring the Herbert Lieberman Shabbaton with Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, a world-reknown rabbi, lecturer and scholar Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31. All are welcome. Call 301-279-7010 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details about times and luncheon on Shabbat.
The Seven Locks Baptist Church, 11845 Seven Locks Road, Potomac, holds weekly prayer meetings, Wednesday in the sanctuary at 6:45 p.m. Call 301-279-9388.
"Prayer Book Hebrew," Tuesdays from 6:45-7:45 p.m. at Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac. Call 301-299-7087. This is a continuing course for those who have completed a basic Hebrew siddur series of classes using Level I of "Alef Isn't Enough." This course is designed to open the door to understanding the Hebrew of prayers. The fee is $30 in addition to registration fee.
First Church of Christ, Scientist holds testimony meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 100 Nelson St. Rockville. Free child care and parking is provided. Call 301-762-8222.
Rockville Presbyterian Church welcomes all Presbyterians for Sunday School, worship service, refreshments and fellowship after worship. They also provide comfort and solace with spiritual support and organized funeral services. Located at 215 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Call 301-762-3363.
Shalem Institute offers a guided mid-day Prayer Peace Circle, on Wednesdays from noon-12:45 p.m. in the Shalem Meditation Room & Library, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 140, Bethesda. For more information, contact 301-897-7334 or visit www.shalem.org.