Matters of Faith in the Midlands, Feb. 9

February 9, 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 Thursday and Feb. 21, March 7, 14 and 21 and April 4, 11 and 18. $100 for one course or $150 for both. Columbia Jewish Film Festival, today-Thursday. All films will be shown at the Nickelodeon Theatre, 1607 Main St. Visit for a complete schedule. (803) 782-2500

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Marriage Seminar/Simulcast, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today; Men’s breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Feb. 16. Suggested donation of $3-$5, 2700 Bush River Road. $20 per couple. (803) 798-4488;

FAIRLAWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Crime prevention presentation, 5 p.m. Sunday, 9203 Wilson Blvd. Free. (803) 754-2070

GILL CREEK BAPTIST: Spiritual Growth Week, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 2116 Cushman Drive. (803) 754-6616;

NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Men’s Day program featuring Mayor Steve Banjamin, 10 a.m. Sunday, 6717 David St. (803) 754-1812

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

SAINT PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH: Choral Masses concert, 5:30 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. Sunday; Guest speaker Emily Lau, 7:30 p.m. Monday in Neglia Hall; and Ash Wednesday service, 8:30 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1521 Assembly St. (803) 779-0036

SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Ash Wednesday service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. (803) 359-7770, ext. 21;

YELLOW ROCK HALL: Performance by the Ken Clubb Singers and Oasis, 7 p.m. tonight, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. (803) 796-0682

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