Healing service: Groveland Congregational Church invites the community to a healing service Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. The service will consist of scripture readings, prayers, hymns, meditative instrumental music, and, for those who wish, anointing with oil with prayers for healing. Groveland Congregational Church is located at 4 King St., the corner of King and Main streets. For more information call 978-372-3463
Recycling fundraiser: The First Church of Christ in Bradford will hold an electronics recycling fundraiser Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is at the church, located at 10 Church St., opposite Bradford Common. For more information call 978-374-1114 or visit fccbradford.org.
Ham and bean supper: The First Church of Christ in Bradford will hold a ham and bean supper Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. The menu includes baked beans, ham, hot-dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, bread, dessert and beverages. The church is 10 Church St., opposite Bradford Common. For more information call 978-374-1114 or visit fccbradford.org.
Women's workshop: The Unitarian-Universalist (UU) Church of Haverhill will once again run the free women's workshop series: "Cakes for the Queen of Heaven." Cakes is a well-established UU curriculum that explores the ancient goddess tradition. Topics by week include: body image, money, mother-daughter relationship, power, and peace. This workshop will be held at the UU church at 15 Kenoza Ave., on five Thursday nights from 7 to 8:30pm. Dates are Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3. Please send an email to email@example.com to register. Open to women only.
Reformation conference: The First Church of Christ, Bradford will host a Reformation weekend conference Oct. 28 and 29. A coalition of four area churches is partnering with White Horse Inn to present Dr. Mike Horton and Dr. Gordon Isaac in "Putting Amazing Back Into Grace: Returning to the Roots of Treasuring Christ." Horton will lead three sessions taking up the root, rejection and recovery of the Gospel. Isaac will take participants on a journey though a survey of New England church history. Local pastors will join Horton and Isaac for a panel discussion. Registration is $25. Children 17 and under are admitted free. For more information or register visit www.fccbradford.org or www.whitehorseinn.org/amazing or call 978-912-0682.