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Religion Notes / News from area faith groups

>Menorah lighting set

Chabad House of Buffalo will sponsor the lighting of a giant community menorah at 4 p.m. Sunday at the office of Dr. Jeffrey Meilman, 811 Maple Road, Amherst.

The menorah is one of the tallest in the country.


>Clocks restored

The six bell tower clocks of Corpus Christi Church at 189 Clark St. have been restored after more than a decade of inactivity.

Clock components donated from Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish and technical support from a variety of area clock experts allowed the clocks to be fixed with volunteers.


>Walk to the manger

True Bethel Baptist Church will commemorate the walk of Mary and Joseph, looking for a place for the birth of Jesus, during a special re-enactment beginning at 2 p.m. today.

Actors, actresses and animals will walk from True Bethel's downtown location at 472 Swan St. to the East Side location at 907 E. Ferry St.


>Temple plans shabbat

Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld will lead a "Magical, Mystery Shabbat" at 6 p.m. Friday in Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.

Families are invited to bring menorahs and candles to light with other members of the community.

Worship will be followed by a dinner featuring Israeli food. Dinner is $10 for adults, $6 for children 2 to 12. Call 836-6565 by Wednesday for reservations.

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