Poetry, Music Highlight School's Peace Festival
Byline: Religion Roundup by The Register-Guard
CORRECTION (ran 1/19/03): On page 5B Saturday a story in Religion Roundup included an incorrect address for Westminster Presbyterian Church. The correct address is 777 Coburg Road.
Wellspring Friends School will hold its third annual Peace Festival from noon to 4 p.m. today at the Mennonite Church, 3590 W. 18th Ave.
The event will begin with a poetry reading by Sam Rutledge and other young poets from noon to 12:30 p.m., followed by a presentation from Christian Peacemaker Team workers and a 2 p.m. panel discussion on "Youth Oppression and Violence" featuring James DeMeo, Jon Garlinghouse, Rose Wilde, Walt Hunt, Ethen Perkins, Patricia Rubinette, Rose Rippe, Sara Lankutis, Brandon Cook-Sever and Ben Gerlach.
At 3:30 p.m. there will be a "giveaway" ceremony. People are asked to bring one-to-three items of importance for the ceremony.
Music will be provided by Fuzz, a jazz/funk band. For information, call 686-1223 or 484-6671.
"A Meditation on Devotion" is the title of the Copia Lecture Series lecture scheduled for 7:30 p.m. today at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 166 E. 13th Ave.
Michael McDonald, an English instructor at Lane Community College, will speak.
The lecture series is a partnership between the college and the church. Admission is free.
The church also will present a free symposium on "Wonder, Love and Praise: A Look at the New Supplement to the Hymnal," at noon Sunday. Presenter Marla Lowen, the church organist, will be assisted by psalmist Carolyn Bergquist and choir director Tom Trent.
A soup lunch will be provided. For information, call 343-9253.
Grace Lutheran Church, 710 E. 17th Ave., will offer two new adult education programs at 9:50 a.m. Sunday: "Reality Check - Jesus' Secrets Revealed and Jesus' Greatest Moments" and a six-week parenting series, "Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours." At 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, "The Gospel According to Luke" will be discussed. For information, call 342-4844.
Secular Franciscans (Third Order) will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Alice Catholic Church parish center, 1520 F. St., Springfield. For information, call 683-6626.
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