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Religion Notes / News of area faith groups

Campolo to speak

Baptist minister and educator Tony Campolo will speak on "Righteous Discontent" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the student center at Canisius College. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Campolo and his wife, Peggy, will discuss "Two Sides of a Christian View of Homosexuality" at 7 p.m. Thursday at North Presbyterian Church, 300 North Forest Road, Amherst.

Requested donation is $10 per person for both the supper at 6 p.m. and the lecture or $5 for the lecture only. Both are open to the public. For reservations, call 632-1330.


Holocaust service

The 24th Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in St. John's United Church of Christ, 733 Central Ave., Dunkirk.

Speaker will be Victor Mingal, son of Holocaust survivors Max and Ala Mingal, who were saved due to the efforts of Oskar Schindler.


Harris marks 5 years

Free Spirit Missionary Baptist Church, 60 Titus Ave., is celebrating five years with the Rev. Anthony G. Harris as pastor with special services at 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 p.m. April 29.

The Rev. James R. Banks II of Faith Baptist Church will preach Sunday and the Rev. Melvin Brooks of Cedar Grove Baptist Church will preach April 29.


Special devotion set

St. John Gualbert Catholic Church, 83 Gualbert Ave., Cheektowaga, will hold a devotion to St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Veneration of the glove of St. Pio will take place after devotion.


Men's day program

Men's Day for Mount Aaron Missionary Baptist Church, 540 Genesee St., will be held at 3 p.m. April 29 with guest speaker the Rev. Roderick Hennings, pastor of Zion Dominion Global Ministries. Cost is $50. For details, call 856-8035


Concert scheduled

The Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra will perform at 6:30 p.m. today in Salem Lutheran Church, 10 McClellan Circle, as part of the church's 90th anniversary celebration.

Tickets are $8. Call 824-2787 for details.


Africa is topic

Zion Dominion Global Ministries, 895 North Forest Road, Amherst, will host "Revelations of the Third World Africa" at 6 p.m. on April 29.

The video and slide show presentation will explore the plight of the people of Africa through interviews of local sojourners to the continent, including the Rev. George Miller, Ken Krieger and Dawn Nicole Bryant.

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