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The Rev. Stephen Clovis, pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church, will join members of St. Paul the Apostle Council No. 10838 of the Knights of Columbus to dedicate a monument to the unborn child at noon Sunday on the grounds of St. Paul Catholic Church, 1201 Satre St.

The monument is a place where people can gather to pray and reflect on the beauty and gift of life, from the moment of conception to the time of natural death. The project represents the work and dedication of the Knights of Columbus under the leadership of Kenneth Gentry, Grand Knight of Council 10838. For information, call 342-1205.

The First Church of Christ, Scientist, will have a display of Bibles in celebration of National Bible Week (Nov. 18-24) in its reading room at 1135 Willamette St. The display includes family Bibles, Bibles with covers made of olive wood from the Holy Land, Spanish Bibles and family heirlooms. The display will run through November. For information, call 344-6341.

Keith Foster of Gladstone will sing traditional and contemporary Christian songs at 7 p.m. Sunday at Camp Creek Church, 37535 Upper Camp Creek Road, Springfield. For information, call 747-4716.

"Islam, America and Eugene" will be presented by Jon Mandaville of Portland State University, Tammam Adi of the Islamic Cultural Center and other local experts on Islam at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St.

Topics will include the attitudes of Muslims toward the United States and the responses of the local community to terrorism. The event will be sponsored by the City Club of Eugene and the Lane Institute of Faith and Education. For information, call 684-5996.

Lane Institute of Faith and Education (LIFE) will sponsor a lecture-slide presentation titled "Touch the Stars: Natural History and Symbolism of Heavenly Bodies" from 7:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central Presbyterian Church, 1475 Ferry St. The program will explore discoveries from astronomy and space science and the inner world of meaning displayed in archetypal constellations. The teacher, Robin Jaqua, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst and educator. Admission is free. For information, call 868-1574.

A sung vespers service, written by contemporary composer Marty Haugen within the traditional format of evening prayer, will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays beginning this week and continuing through Dec. 19 at Central Presbyterian Church. For information, call 345-8724.

Know Thyself as Soul Foundation will sponsor free programs on Sant Mat and the meditation on the inner light and sound from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Cottage Grove Community Center, 700 E. Gibbs Ave., Cottage Grove; and from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday at the University of Oregon School of Law (president's conference room), 1515 Agate St. For information, call (888) 681-9791.

Tracy Dartt and Family will perform in a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Eugene Baptist Temple, 3455 County Farm Loop Road. For information, call 687-0096.

The Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, 704 Aspen St., Springfield, will have a talk and slide show on "The Theology and History of the Icon" at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Heather MacKean, member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Portland, will discuss the spirituality of icons and the place of icons in prayer. For information, call 726-7309.

A Hanukkah Festival featuring live music and a silent and oral auction will be held at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 at the WOW Hall, 291 W. Eighth Ave. The event is sponsored by the Oregon Jewish Student Community. Admission is $6 to $10. For information, call 343-8920.

"Judges," a 15-week Bible study by Precept Ministries, will be offered Tuesdays, Jan. 15 through May 10, at two locations:

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Eugene Christian Fellowship, 89780 N. Game Farm Road. No child care. Fee: $20. Contact: 688-4154

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1465 Coburg Road. Child care available. Fee: $17. Contact: 683-5963.

Participants should bring a three-ring notebook, three-ring lined paper and colored pencils.

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