Music and the arts
JULIE-N-FRIENDS – 6 p.m. today, Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Gospel concert includes Herb Henry Family (Modesto), the Evidence Quartet (Yorba Linda), Bridge Of Grace (Merced), Larry Martin (Tulare), Rain Jones (Fresno) and more. Offering. ( 559) 304-1102.
GRIEF COUNSELING – 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, College Avenue Congregational United Church of Christ, 1341 College Ave., Modesto. “Benefits of Grief Counseling” led by hospice grief counselor Judy Brown. (209) 522-7244.
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CHRIST IN PASSOVER – 10 a.m. April 6, Covenant Grove Church, meets at Enochs High School, 3201 Sylvan Ave., Modesto. Ruth Rosen with Jews for Jesus will present similarities between Jewish Passover service and Jesus’ Last Supper. (209) 622-0164.
LAST SUPPER DRAMA – 7 p.m. April 12, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 2602 S. Walnut Road, Turlock. Re-enactment of Jesus’ Last Supper with the disciples, shortly before his arrest and crucifixion. Free. (209) 634-2222.
PRAYER GATHERING – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sundays through April 13, Centenary United Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave., Modesto. Prayer gathering during Lent to spark awareness of needs in church family, community and world. (209) 527-5441.
LENTEN WEDNESDAYS – 12:30 and 6:30 p.m through April 9, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 640 Minaret Ave., Turlock. Midday service will be formal, liturgical and evening service a contemporary one, all based on “Son of God” theme, with clips from the movie that opened Feb. 28. (209) 667-7712.
SOUP SUPPERS – 6 p.m Wednesdays through April 9, Grace Anglican Church, 180 S. Denair Ave., Turlock. (209) 632-0788.
LENTEN MEDITATION – 6-6:45 p.m. Wednesdays through April 9, College Avenue Congregational United Church of Christ, 1341 College Ave., Modesto. Several kinds of meditation offered. (209) 522-7244.