Faith Calendar


Singles game night: Get ready for an evening of video, card and board games such as Super Mario Kart, Uno, spades, Jenga and more during game night hosted by the singles ministry of Ebenezer Baptist Church. A DJ will also be on-site spinning tunes for line dancing. Free and open to all. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4. Ebenezer Baptist Church, 101 Jackson St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-688-7300, historicebenezer.org.

Food waste presentation: Guest speaker Joe Labriola, executive director of Second Helpings, an organization that addresses the problem of food waste, and Colleen Casey and Julia Reddish, parishioners at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, will share ideas on how to help others by redistributing food to individuals who are poor or displaced. Free and open to all. 9:15 a.m. Nov. 5. St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 3098 St. Anne’s Lane NW, Atlanta. 404-237-5589, saintannes.com.

Stage play: Do everyday actions determine one’s hereafter? That question will be addressed during the 87th-year performance of “Heaven Bound,” an African-American folk drama filled with hymns, spirituals and the dramatic storytelling of pilgrims on a journey to heaven. Tickets, which are $10-$15, can be purchased by visiting eventbrite.com and entering “Heaven Bound” and “Atlanta, GA” in the search boxes; tickets are will also be available at Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal. Open to all. The traditional performance will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 10; the contemporary performance, 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal, 220 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-827-9707, bigbethelame.org.

Friendship luncheon: John Grant, executive director of ESPN’s Celebration Bowl and Bill Nordmark, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Aver Inc. are the founders of the Atlanta Friendship Initiative, an initiative designed to encourage friendship among people of different races, religions and political preference. They will be in conversation during a celebratory uncommon friendships luncheon moderated by Soumaya Khalifa of the Islamic Speakers Bureau. Individual tickets are $60; table sponsorships are also available. This luncheon will be hosted by Interfaith Communities Initiatives and held at The Ballroom at the Carlos Center (2500 Clairmont Road, Atlanta). Visit interfaithci.org for additional information. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

Community conversation: Helen Prejean, nun and author of “Dead Man Walking” will be in conversation with Episcopal Bishop Robert Wright and his four co-authors of a new book on the death penalty. Free and open to all. 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, 805 Mt. Vernon Highway N.W., Atlanta. 404-255-4023, holyinnocents.org.

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