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Faith Notes March 4-10

To have an item listed free in The Potomac Almanac, e-mail to almanac@connectionnewspapers.com. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos encouraged. If you have any questions, call 703-917-6407.

Learn about Sefardic Judaism with Rabbi Leila Gal Berner, who offers a three-part program: Sunday, March 8, 10:30 a.m., "The Crescent and the Star: Jewish Life in Muslim Spain"; Wednesday, March 25 7:30 p.m., "The Cross and the Star: Jewish Life in Christian Spain: Symbiotic Societies?"; Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., "Wine, Women, War, Zion and the Firmament: The Poetry and the Faith of the Medieval Sefardic Poets” at Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation, 7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda. E-mail info@adatshalom.net or call 301-767-3333 x106. Free.

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.