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Corrrection (published Nov. 23, 2010): Religion page: Lane Interfaith Alliance's annual Songs of Thanksgiving celebration is at 6:30 p.m. today at the First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1390 Pearl St. An announcement on Page D4 in Saturday's Register-Guard incorrectly listed the event as starting at 7 p.m.

First United Methodist Church - Organist Julia Brown will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday in a recital dedicating the new Hochhalter organ console. The program will include favorites such as J. S. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Mendelssohn's Sonata No. 6. Also featured in the concert is Chris Peters, trumpet. Free. Non-perishable donations to Food for Lane County suggested. 1376 Olive St. 541-345-8764.

Friendly Street Church of God - Free community Thanksgiving dinner is noon to 3 p.m. Thursday. 2290 Friendly St. 541-345-6553.

McKenzie Valley Presbyterian Church - The public is invited to Homecoming worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. People who used to attend the Presbyterian churches in Springfield, Leaburg and Walterville join together to celebrate. Following the service there will be a Thanksgiving potluck. Milepost 13 on the McKenzie Highway in Walterville. 541-747-2604.

Noti Church of Christ - Annual Harvest Festival is 4 p.m. Sunday. Music by The Knox Brothers, followed by a pie social. Free. 22424 Noti Loop Road. 541-935-2145.

North Park Community Church - Bertha Holt Elementary School Principal Kevin Boling will be the guest speaker at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Poodle Creek Pickers are musical guests. "Triple Bar" lunch after the service. Free. 3484 Harlow Road. 541-344-7186.

Central Presbyterian Church - A new series of classes on the Belhar Confession of 1986 begins at 9 a.m. Sunday. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA has recommended that this document, which came out of the United Reformed Church of South Africa during the era of apartheid, be added to the PCUSA Book of Confessions. All presbyteries in the denomination are being asked to vote on this recommendation. Aaron Pratt and Pastor Lorne Bostwick will lead the classes, which run Nov. 21 to Dec. 19.

Grace Lutheran Church - Thanksgiving worship service is 10 a.m. Thursday; no communion, special music. 710 E. 17th Ave. 541-342-4844.

Lane Interfaith Alliance - Annual Songs of Thanksgiving celebration with music, chant and poetry about gratitude from a variety of faith perspectives is 7 p.m. Tuesday at the First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1390 Pearl St. Celebration includes Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Science of Mind, Native American, Sikh and Christian Science presenters. Pie potluck follows. Donations accepted. 541-747-3887 or

First Baptist Church - Everyone is invited to the annual community Thanksgiving worship service from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. This event is sponsored by One Hope Lane County to join together pastors and churches to begin the holiday seasons with praise and thanksgiving. 3550 Fox Meadow Road. 541-968-1132 or

St. Peter Catholic Church - Fair Trade Sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Friday and Nov. 28. Shop for beautiful and fairly traded gifts, housewares, accessories and other hand-crafted items from artisans and farmers living in developing regions. Every purchase made at the Work of Human Hands Sale enables an artisan or farmer to better provide for the basic necessities of life, to educate her or his children, and to work in a safe environment. 1150 Maxwell Road. 541-688-1051

St. Thomas Episcopal Church - Recent appointments and elections to the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon include: The Rev. Susan Church of St. Luke's in Waldport and St. Stephen's in Newport, appointed dean of Central Convocation that includes Lane County and elected to three-year term on diocesan Board of Trustees; The Rev. Steve Tyson of Emmanuel in Coos Bay, named dean of South Coast Convocation; representatives to Diocesan Council are Kay Young of Lebanon (Central) and The Rev. Bob Totten of Florence (South Coast); Louise Fortuna of St. Mary's in Eugene is new president of Central Convocation and was elected as delegate to general convocation of Episcopal Church; Edna Auld of St. John's in Bandon is South Coast president; elected to Board of Trustees was Len Calvert of St. Thomas in Eugene; The Rev. Court Williams of St. Thomas was elected to three-year term on Diocesan Council; Dan Martin of St. Mary's in Eugene was elected to Ecclesiastical Trial Court; and Sharon Rogers of St. Mary's and The Rev. Wes Sedlacek of St. Martin's in Lebanon were elected as delegates to the general convention.


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