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Barbecue planned to welcome new priest

The congregation of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection will welcome a new priest-in-charge Sunday with a barbecue.

The Rev. Linda Bartholomew will preside over the 9 a.m. worship service Sunday and the welcome barbecue will follow. The church will provide hamburgers and dessert. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish to share.

The church, at 15319 E. Eighth Ave., has been without a permanent priest since December 2009. A combination of temporary priests and supply pastors has filled the pulpit since then.

Bartholomew most recently was an associate rector at Grace Church in New York City for almost eight years.


• Zion Lutheran Church will host its fourth annual outdoor bluegrass folk concert at 7 p.m. Sunday. The performance will be on the church’s south lawn and people are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets. The group Molly and Tenbrooks will perform. The church is located at 8304 E. Buckeye Ave.

• The mother-daughter duo Heavenly Harp will perform in concert at 7 p.m. today at Advent Lutheran Church, 13009 E. Broadway Ave. The performance, which will include harp and flute, is free but donations will be accepted.

Garage sale

The Women’s Breakfast Bunch of the Veradale United Church of Christ will host a garage sale fundraiser next Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church is located at 611 N. Progress Road.

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