Area churches have announced the following special events. To add yours to this listing, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Church Events” in the subject line. Also see our listings for other types of events, including calendar of events (general interest).
BE-longing, Connecting God’s Way: Now through Sept. 30 at Germantown Presbyterian Church, 2363 S. Germantown Road, Germantown. This message series aims to offer the meaning in God and God’s Word, which transcend today’s division, destruction and anxiety. See the first message online at germantownpres.org/publication/be-longing-a-lifetime-of-desires-2. Services: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sundays. Details: Visit germantownpres.org or call (901) 754-5195.
Zoe Conference: Sept. 20-22 at the Life Church-Houston Levee, 650 Houston Hill Road, Eads. This event is designed to place value on women and create an environment where they can encounter God and grow in strength, friendship and purpose. Details: zoeconference.com.
Faith & Technology Careers Workshop: 10 a.m. Sept. 22 at 2210 Charjean Road, Memphis. Featuring intro to IT, advice on quickly getting a job in the IT field, meeting IT professionals and more. Details: Contact the African American Fellowship at (901) 748-5046 or email@example.com.
Anxiety lecture (in Spanish only): 6-7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Community Room at Crosstown Concourse, Memphis. Presented by Dr. Elena Delavega, Ph.D., MSW, associate professor at the University of Memphis. Free event; recommended for adults only.
The Mystic: 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. This is a monthly gathering to find connection through music, story and dialogue. Hosted by Micah Greenstein, John Kilzer, Chris Miner, Scott Morris and Kirk Whalum. This event recurs the last Tuesday of each month.
MLH Sunday: Sept. 30 in the Mid-South. As part of its Centennial Celebration, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare invites all congregations to celebrate MLH Sunday. Worship materials, bulletins and posters are available at methodisthealth.org/mlhsunday.
Golden Gala: 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Hilton Memphis, 393 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis. Honors MIFA’s past and future in its 50th anniversary year. Features a seated dinner, live music and inspirational presentations. Details: mifa.org.
Jewish cooking class: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Hosted with Temple Israel, whose clergy will lead a discussion, followed by a hands-on mini cooking class. Cost: $15. Register: JewishCookingOctober.eventbrite.com.
St. Ann Fall Fest: Oct. 19-20 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 6529 Stage Road, Bartlett. Featuring an Italian dinner, silent and live auction, golf tournament, corn hole tournament, car giveaway ($5 tickets), Oglesbyland (carnival rides and attractions) vendor fair, main stage entertainment, food truck fair, chili cook-off and the “Live on the Field with 5th Kind” concert. Benefits both the church and school. Details: stannfallfest.org.