RELIGION NOTES January 1 to 14: “Amahl and the Three Kings” at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 6:30 pm January 2; Climate series Faith to Forest via Zoom in First-Plymouth; New book clubs and mourning clubs in Tabitha; Living Issues Course: “Taking the Bible Seriously” via Zoom to the First Presbyterian. | Faith and values


St. Mark’s Depression Support Group – 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Thursday). Open to everyone whenever possible. Meet in the Lower Exchange Room, free admission, 8550 Pioneers Blvd.

Climate series Faith to Forest via Zoom – The series celebrates the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day, including celebrations of all aspects of tree education, worship, tree planting, volunteer opportunities and more. Program of the series: January 6, spiritual look at trees and your moral responsibilities, the speakers are former pastors of Lincoln Jacob Buchholz and Jen Strickland; On January 13, Justin Evertson will discuss an overview of trees and the role they play in our environment, economy and communities; On January 20, Sarah Browning, Bob Henrickson and Kaylyn Neverve will detail selecting the right tree, planting and maintaining the establishment; On January 27, Lincoln City Forester Lorri Grueber will present Prairie Pruners, a new volunteer opportunity to learn how to prune small trees and then use those skills in city parks; On February 3, close the series with Lincoln City Libraries Director Pat Leach and State Climate Scientist Martha Shulski discussing Faith to Forest’s book, “The Future We Choose, A Guide to stubborn optimism about climate change ”. Register:

FoodNet at Seward United Methodist Church – 5 pm-6pm (Thursday). Offering free products, boxed and canned items. Anyone in need can walk through the parking lot and pick up boxes of food. Please stay in your car, 1400 N. Fifth St., Seward.


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