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Religion news in brief for Jan. 18
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: January 18, 2014


Churches host King holiday events

Houses of worship will be the host site of programs celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday.

The annual Martin Luther King Program at St. John Missionary Baptist Church is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 5700 N Kelley.

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Cross Cultural Program will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Temple B'nai Israel, 4901 N Pennsylvania.

Concert will raise scholarship funds

A benefit concert for the Father Roberto Quant Scholarship Fund will be at 7 p.m. Friday at St. James the Greater Catholic Church, 4201 S McKinley.

The event, called “Music Heals the Heart,” was rescheduled from Dec. 6 due to inclement weather.

Organizers said the scholarship fund is a way to honor the Rev. Roberto Quant, 52, who was serving as priest of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2706 S Shartel, when he died in May 2013.

Tickets are $10.

For more information, call Joana Camacho, principal of Sacred Heart School, at 634-5673.

‘Night of Praise' is offered

Don Wyrtzen, songwriter and arranger, will present a “Night of Praise” concert at 6 p.m. Jan. 26 at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W Britton Road.

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