2016-04-07 / Faith Community


Concert at Trinity

The Hathor Winds will perform at Trinity Church on Saturday, April 9, at 3 p.m. Described as “the character quintet,” Hathor Winds is a Boston-based woodwind quintet known for giving energetic and colorful performances. The awardwinning ensemble has competed in several of the most prestigious chamber music competitions in the U.S. The recital at Trinity Church’s Hawes Room on Queen Anne Square will feature a variety of works, including pieces by Irving Fine, Elliott Carter, and Paul Hindemith. $10 suggested donations. 401-846-0660.

Channing Film Series

The Learning Center of Channing Church, 135 Pelham St., will continue its series of classic film noir on Saturdays. Upcoming films, shown at 6:30 p.m. are “The Postman Always Rings Twice,” on April 9; “Out of the Past,” on April 23, and “The Lady From Shanghai,” on May 8. Discussions will be led by Sam Jernigan, a film aficionado who has led courses at the Circle of Scholars at Salve Regina University. Wine and cheese will be served. A $5 donation per film is suggested. 401-846-0643.

‘Pipes of St. Mary’s’ CD

The music ministry of St. Mary’s Catholic Church has recorded a CD of music on its pipe organ titled “Pipes of Saint Mary’s.” The CD includes 22 pieces of hymns, modern compositions, and classics by master composers. CDs are for sale in the parish office for $15 each. 401- 847-0475.

‘Jesus without Christianity’ Seminars

The public is invited to attend the Learning Center of Channing Church’s series of Wednesday morning seminars about who Jesus was and what he taught, led by the church’s minister, Rev. Jay Deacon. Upcoming seminars will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, April 13, 20 and 27 in the parish house, 135 Pelham St. A $5 registration fee for one or more sessions can be paid at the door. For more information, contact Marcia Mallory at 401-849-5659 or mmallory59@cox.net.

‘Sacred Nourishment’

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Tenth Gate Yoga, and clean-food coach Jeannette Bessinger are teaming up to offer “Sacred Nourishment: Quick Cooking and Slow Feasting,” a community cooking class for people who want to eat better but don’t have much time to cook. Learn shortcuts for preparing good-for-you dishes, then enjoy a meal that recaptures the art of nourishment. The menu will include fresh no-cook sauces, “zoodles” and other veggie pastas, and salads. The class will be held in the parish house at St. Mary’s, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, on Thursday, April 14, from 6-8:30 p.m. The cost for the lesson and meal is $50. Register online at tenthgateyogacenter.com or call 401-683-9642.

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