Faith calendar

Jan 19, 2018
  • By Carolyn Desalu
  • For the AJC

Evening entertainment: Organist David Brensinger will be joined by classical guitarist John Huston; percussionist John Lawless; and Atlanta Symphony musician Ted Gurch, alto saxophone, in an hour-long performance. Free and open to all. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Highway, Atlanta. 404-255-4023,

Dance performance: The Koresh Dance Company, known for highly expressive movement and founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director, Roni Koresh, will perform during two shows this month. Tickets are $25-$38. 8 p.m. Jan. 27 and 5 p.m. Jan. 28. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 678-812-4002,

Scouts meeting: The eighth annual Scout Shabbat will celebrate Boy and Girl Scouts and participants, including Scouters (BSA adult volunteers), will receive a special patch for their attendance. After the service, there will be a Scout sponsored Oneg Shabbat. RSVP to or leave a message at 678-264-8575 with the name and gender of the Scout. Scouts of all faiths will be welcomed. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Congregation Ner Tamid, 1349 Old Highway 41, Marietta. 678 264-8575,

Pancake supper: Go hungry. Celebrate Mardi Gras with a pancake supper, music, face painting and a photo booth. Gluten-free pancakes will be available. Tickets are $7 and $5 for children under 12 with online registration; prices increase by a dollar at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Chancel Choir 2018 Pilgrimage to Westminster Abbey. Open to all. 5-7 p.m. Feb. 13. Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. 404-266-2373,

Community concert: Singer Elisabeth von Trapp, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, made famous in the movie “The Sound of Music,” will be in concert. Von Trapp has performed in a variety of venues ranging from subway platforms in New York City to the White House to the Kennedy Center. Free and open to all. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 3110 Ashford Dunwoody Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-261-4292,

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