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CELEBRATING THE WESLEY BROTHERS

"Never Stand Still," a musical play portraying the stormy relationship between John and Charles Wesley, will be presented at 8 p.m. Monday in Christ United Methodist Church at Harlem and Saratoga roads in Snyder.

The program marks the 300th birthday of John Wesley, who founded the Methodist movement with his brother Charles. Several of Charles Wesley's hymns will be sung by choir members from Christ United Methodist and Williamsville United Methodist Church.

The play will be performed by the Emery Theatre Co. from London's East End.

Cathedral choir benefit

St. Paul's Cathedral in downtown Buffalo will present its annual benefit choir concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The Cathedral Girls' Choir will sing Kenneth Leighton's "An Easter Sequence," accompanied by trumpet and organ, plus Francis Poulenc's "Litanies a la Vierge Noire." The Cathedral Choir of Men & Boys will sing settings of the "Agnus Dei" excerpted from Masses by Palestrina, Haydn, Durufle and Langlais.

The combined choirs will then sing Benjamin Britten's exuberant "Te Deum in C." Organist-choirmaster Dale Adelmann will conduct, and Andrew Kotylo will be the organist.

Workshops end at Knox

Workshops on "Intimacy With God" will conclude this weekend at Knox Presbyterian Church of Kenmore featuring Norm Wakefield of Phoenix Seminary in Arizona.

The final workshop will be at 6 p.m. and will be a casual gathering for the whole family. Light refreshments will be served. For more information call 873-2423, Ext. 15.

Prayer breakfast for women

A prayer breakfast for women only will be held by the Potter's House Christian Community Church at 9 a.m. May 24 in the Inn on the River, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.

The Rev. Barbara Lucas of Brooklyn will present "Wailing Women Win," on how to anticipate and then experience the divine intervention of God. For ticket information call 285-3445.

Workshop on Mary set

The Rev. John Mergenhagen will speak on "Mary, Mother of Jesus" on May 28 at the St. Columban Center, 6892 Lakeshore Road, Derby.

His three-hour presentation will begin at 1 p.m. and will be repeated at 6 p.m. A retreat director for the past 20 years, the Buffalo diocesan priest has served overseas for Catholic Relief Services in Rome, Vietnam, Indonesia, Yemen and Haiti.

'Beyond the Boy Myth'

"Beyond the Boy Myth," a program on rescuing sons from the myths of boyhood, will be presented at Church of the Nativity United Church of Christ, 1530 Colvin Blvd., Kenmore, at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Rev. David Holden, minister for adults and men's ministries at the United Church of Christ in Cleveland, will present a program based on William Pollack's best-selling book, "Real Boys." For more information, call 631-0979.

Human rights in Peru

The Latin American Solidarity Committee will discuss "Reconstructing Democracy and Human Rights in Peru" at 7 p.m. Monday at the Network of Religious Communities Building, 1272 Delaware Ave.

Leading the program will be Joanna Drzewieniecski, who lived in Peru for many years and taught at the National Agrarian University. She also has worked for Amnesty International.

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