CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, 6600 N. Clinton St., will hold a conference, An Open Conversation on Music in the Church: A Look at the Elephant in the Room, Nov. 3-5. For a list of topics, speakers and online registration, go to www.ctsfw.edu/GSI. Fee: $125 with discounts available for church musicians and for those 65 and older. For more information, email GSI@ctsfw.edu or call 452-2224.
CONGREGATION ACHDUTH VESHOLOM, 5200 Old Mill Road, presents “Whose Business is Public Education?” 12:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Cost: $12; $5 for students. Light lunch included. Register by Tuesday to receive lunch at http://uufortwayne.org/pdf/10-27-13reg.pdf. This is fourth in a series of Faith and Politics workshops organized by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fort Wayne and Congregation Achduth Vesholom. Information: 744-4245, or email office@ TempleCAV.org.
EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews, will have Tribute Quartet perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17; free admission.
FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH, Berne, will hold rehearsals at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 3 for Handel's “Messiah.” Dress rehearsal is Dec. 6, with performances Dec. 7-8.
NEW HAVEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, will hold the GriefShare support group at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 29. Information: Margie Williams at 749-9907 or the church at 749-9565. The annual community Thanksgiving dinner is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 28.
NORTH CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 5201 S. Camden Drive, will hold a free indoor treating event 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.
ST. JOSEPH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 6004 Reed Road, will present the Young Africans Choir at 7 p.m. Nov. 22.
TRINITY ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 405 W. Wayne St., will hold All Saints Sunday worship services at 9 and 11 a.m. Nov. 3 in the Nave. Evening prayer begins at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Nave, with music led by Trinity English Schola Cantorum.
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 611 W. Berry St., will have the choir present Howard Goodall's “Eternal Light: A Requiem” at 10 a.m. Nov. 3 during the All Saints Day service.
TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1636 St. Mary's Ave., will have Thanksgiving Eve service at 7 p.m. Nov. 27. For those who cannot attend services, the 2012 Thanksgiving Eve service will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 and 11 a.m. Nov. 28 on Comcast Channel 55 and Frontier FiOS Channel 25. Midweek Advent services are 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18. For information, call 422-7931, Opt. 1, Ext. 100.
VICTORY NOLL CENTER, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington, will present “A Harvest of Blessings” Nov. 9. Social time starts at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the O'Donnell Room. The Huntington County Strings perform in concert at 8 p.m. in the Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel, and dessert follows. Cost is $25 a person. Reservations: 1-260-356-0628, Ext. 174, or email email@example.com by Nov. 2.