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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015 3 years ago

Faith Briefs 09.24.15

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by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

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+ Church to host parenting classes

First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden will host a “Single & Parenting” course at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, at the church, 125 N Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden.

The 13-week course discusses topics such as parenting goals and expectations; tools and projects; listening; and conflict resolution. It is facilitated through videos and workbooks. 

Cost is $20; scholarships are available. 

For more information, call (407) 656-1135.

+ Services delivered to nursing homes

The Jewish Pavilion has been providing Rosh Hashanah services to more than 50 senior nursing homes, assisted living and rehabilitation centers and independent-living facilities in Central Florida.

These services bring the Jewish New Year’s traditions into these facilities where residents dip apples into honey and eat honey cake and raisin challah — all to celebrate and wish for a Sweet New Year. The sound of the shofar typically concludes these services, which are open to all faiths.

The Jewish Pavilion is a resource that provides Jewish cultural support and companionship to facilities for seniors in long-term care with the help of its 350 volunteers and its small staff. The mobile community center brings holidays and programming to the residents.

For more information, call (407) 678-9363.

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