Atlanta faith calendar


Lenten prayer call: Join ministerial members of Ebenezer Baptist Church for a Lenten season prayer call at 6 a.m. every weekday morning now through April 16. To participate, call the conference access line at 712-432-0185 and enter the passcode 311914518# (must press “#”). Information: 101 Jackson St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-688-7300, www.historicebenezer.org.

Fish fry: To celebrate the Lenten season, a fish fry featuring broiled salmon, fried fish and shrimp plus a variety of sides and beverages will be available from 5-8 p.m. every Friday now through April 7 at All Saints Catholic Church. The meal is $8-$9 for adults and $4 for children. Seniors (60 years old and up) receive a $1 discount per dinner from 5-6 p.m. Soft drinks, wine and beer are $1-$2 each. Open to all. Information: 2443 Mount Vernon Road, Atlanta. 770-393-3255, www.allsaints.us.

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Morning retreat: Bunny Williams, Ph.D. and St. Anne’s seminarian, will lead discussions and meditations during Contemplative Retreat Day: Letting Go, which will be held from 9 a.m.-noon March 18 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Licia Affer, rector, will be available to offer the sacrament of reconciliation for confession and absolution. To attend, RSVP to smiller@saintannes.com. Free and open to all. Information: 3098 St. Anne’s Lane N.W., Atlanta. 404-237-5589, www.saintannes.com.

Faith conference: The Engaging Spirituality and Transformation Where It Matters conference will offer four workshops including Pastoral Professionalism and Spiritual Care as well as In Word and Deed, Preaching and Reaching Communities in a Time of Discontent from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 22 at the Interdenominational Theological Center. The Rev. Cynthia Hale, senior pastor of Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, will deliver the keynote address. Tickets, which include lunch, are $20-$65 each. Information: 700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-527-7700, www.itc.edu.

Community service: During the Great Day of Service, an annual community volunteer day, nearly 1,000 church members of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church will assist in community projects, including landscaping, tree planting, painting, home or park renovations and an array of other tasks followed by a celebratory barbecue picnic. The service event will begin with breakfast at 8 a.m. March 25. To volunteer, visit www.prumc.org/local-outreach/greatday. Free and open to all. Information: 3180 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-266-2373, www.prumc.org.

Cue a concert: Daniel Weisman, Georgia State master’s in music graduate, will be accompanied by Mauro Ronca on piano during a program for tenor solo including Italian arias, German songs, American art songs and excerpts from Jules Massenet’s “Poeme d’Avril” as part of an inaugural music concert series. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. April 1 at Northwest Presbyterian Church. A free-will offering will be collected to support future programs. Information: 4300 Northside Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-237-5539, www.nwpcatlanta.org.

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