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ASHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Soup lunch 12:15 p.m. Sunday, 2600 Ashland Road. Participants asked to bring a pot of soup to share. Canned good donations will benefit Sharing God’s Love. (803) 798-5350; http://www.ashlandumc.com
BETH SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, 5827 N. Trenholm Road. Traditional Jewish foods and baked good will be available. (803) 782-2500; www.bethshalomcolumbia.org
CHABAD OF SOUTH CAROLINA: Car Menorah Parade and Annual S.C. Statehouse Menorah Lighting 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Parade begins in front of the Columbia Jewish Day School, 5827 Trenholm Road. Grand Menorah lighting at Statehouse at 5:45 p.m. Event to feature live music, dancing, gift bags, dreidels and latkes. Those interested in participating in the parade can call Rabbi Levi Marrus at (803) 237-7330.
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CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Family Thanksgiving Communion Service 7 p.m. Wednesday, 2700 Bush River Road. (803) 798-4488
EBENEZER LUTHERAN CHURCH: Rudy Mancke will lead a walk through the church cemetery, 1301 Richland St. Mancke’s family were early members of the church. The tour is limited to the first 40 people to make a reservation. (803) 765-9430. COLUMBIA CHORAL SOCIETY will hold its fall concert 4 p.m. Sunday at the church. The music will be from the Classical Period, 1750-1820. Tickets available that afternoon.
FIRST NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH: Farmers Market, in Millwood parking lot across from the church, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today, 2351 Gervais St. The market also is open 9 a.m.-1 pm. Senior vouchers and SNAP/EBT accepted. Local farmers and community gardeners are encouraged to participate. (803) 254-6232
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Wednesdays@First Lunch Service, 1324 Marion St. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:20-12:50 p.m. Hot meal, $6; soup and salad bar, $5. Free parking. (803) 799-9062; www.firstprescolumbia.org
SAINT JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH: Parish garage sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 28 in Saint Joseph Catholic School Gym, 3700 Devine St. Donation drop-off will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. To arrange for pickup of large-heavy donated items, call (803) 327-9579. Sale will benefit the school and parish flood victims.
SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Music Sunday 11 a.m. at the traditional worship service Sunday, 5503 Sunset Blvd. Featured guest musicians include The Dick Goodwin Jazz Quintet, the Sanctuary Choir, SOUL & Middle C Youth Ensembles, the Jeri Spires Handbell Choir and the Sunday Night Live Children’s Choirs. (803) 359-7770; www.saxegotha.org
SECOND CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH: The University of South Carolina Gospel Choir will present a gospel music workshop 9 a.m.-noon today, 1110 Mason Road, (803) 714-9668, secondcalvarybaptist.org. The workshop showcase concert will take place 4 p.m. Free. Register by calling (803) 777-9560 or mailing Carl R. Wells, 2900 Hobkirk Road, Columbia, SC 29223, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SECOND NAZARETH CHURCH: Community Baby Shower noon-3 p.m. today, 2336 Elmwood Ave. Expecting mothers or mothers with children 2-years or younger invited to attend event with games, food and gifts. (803) 446-0296