Matters of Faith, Feb. 2

February 2, 2013 

BETH SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: The Columbia Center for Jewish Learning presents two courses, which are sponsored by the Synagogue, 5827 N. Trenholm Road. “Archeology and the Bible,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. and “Kabbalah and our Daily Lives,” 7:45-8:45 p.m. continues Feb. 14 and 21, March 7, 14 and 21 and April 4, 11 and 18. $100 for one course or $150 for both. Columbia Jewish Film Festival, Feb. 9-14. All films will be shown at the Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main St. Visit www.columbiajewishfilm festival.com for a complete schedule. (803) 782-2500

BEULAH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Chili supper and Super Bowl fundraiser, 6 p.m. Sunday, 161 Beulah Church Road, Gilbert. (803) 892-2842

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP ALLIANCE: The Ultimate Praise Fest, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday at the Plex Indoor Sports in the Village at Sandhills. Tickets are $10 in advance for groups of 10 or more, $12 in advance for individuals or $15 at the door. (803) 463-4615

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Marriage Seminar/Simulcast, 8-10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9, 2700 Bush River Road. $20 per couple. (803) 798-4488; www.christianlifecolumbia.com

COLUMBIA FRIENDS MEETING: Peace Museum - “Lost Stories of Faith,” 3-5 p.m. Sunday, 120 Pisgah Church Road. Includes a youth music presentation and activities for children. (803) 269-4349

COLUMBIA HINDU TEMPLE: Inter-Faith program, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, 5703 Kiawah Road. (803) 772-9650

FIRST BAPTIST OF COLUMBIA: The Festival of Choirs presented by the Palmetto Mastersingers, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1306 Hampton St. Tickets are $10. (803) 256-4251; www.firstbaptistcolumbia.com

FOREST LAKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Thirteen-week Bible Study: “Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God,” 1-2:30 p.m. Thursdays, 6500 N. Trenholm Road. Registration due by Thursday. (803) 787-5672

GOD’S PRAYER CLOSET MINISTRY: Prayer workshop for pastors, assistant pastors and intercessory prayer leaders, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. Cost is $20 through today or $25 at the door. (803) 574-9881

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: St. Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, 6-9 p.m. Friday, 1830 Main St. $20 per person. (803) 779-0610; www.mainstumc.com

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring Gabriel’s Call and Good News, 7 p.m. tonight, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. A love offering will be accepted, and refreshments will be served. (803) 657-5373

ST. JOHN NEUMANN CHURCH: Bible study, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays through April 17, 100 Polo Road. (803) 788-0811

SHANDON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Faith Meets Faith series, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 3407 Devine St. (803) 256-8383; www.shandon-umc.org

TRENHOLM ROAD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Columbia College Day, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, 3401 Trenholm Road. (803) 786-3645

WESLEY MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Bible study, 10:30 a.m. refreshments, 11 a.m. study, Friday, 2501 Heyward St. (803) 771-4540

ZION CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH NO. 1: Unveiling of a historical marker, 11 a.m. Monday, Walter Hills Road. (803) 754-7141; (803) 414-9737

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