What: Pastor Chris Collins will lead the service, to be followed by a planning session for future interfaith gatherings. Coastal Interfaith Community encourages clergy and laity to attend, including representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Native American,Sikh, and Baha’i religions, among others.
When: 4:30 p.m. May 27 Where: Healing Ministries Baptist Church, 5841 Rivers Ave., North Charleston
More Info: Chris Collins at 813-0616 or Howie Comen at 571-2667
What: Palmetto Bronze, a community handbell group, will showcase a variety of musical styles, including classical transcriptions, hymn arrangements and original works.
When: 5-6 p.m. May 27 Where: St. Johannes Lutheran Church, 48 Hasell St., downtown
Price: Free More Info: 708-2784 or www.palmettobronze.com
What: Christian-centered 12-step program begins with dinner, followed by praise and worship, a lesson, discussions and fellowship.
When: 6 p.m. Sundays Where: The Baptist Church at Riverland Terrace, 2023 Wappoo Drive, James Island
more info: Darryl at email@example.com
What: The life story of Mahalia Jackson, America’s most famous gospel singer, her poor New Orleans roots and her struggle with acceptance amidst the well-to-do black churchgoers in Chicago, who didn’t approve of her soulful style of praise.
When: 8 p.m. May 29 Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St., downtown
Price: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors (with ID)
More Info: 811-4111 or www. piccolospoleto.com
What: The Greater Charleston Chapter welcomes Dr. Milton S. Costa. Women are welcome and first-time guests will receive a free lunch.
When: Noon-1 p.m. May 30 Where: Ryan’s, 829 Saint Andrews Blvd., Charleston
What: Discussion on improving peace within daily life based on Buddhist wisdom. Topics include overcoming stress and anger, improving relationships with others and increasing happiness.
When: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 25
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown
Price: $10 general, $5 for students and seniors
More Info: 814-4766 or www.meditationinsouthcarolina.org
What: “Seconds Please” Tea Room will offer soups, salads, sandwiches and homemade desserts. Proceeds will support local mission projects.
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 1, 2 Where: Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting St., downtown
Price: $2-$9 More Info: 723-9237
What: Charleston-based teacher, speaker and author Joanne Ellison will examine addictions and focus on an alternative dependency on God, featuring Bible teachings, music and prayer.
When: 10 a.m.-noon June 2 Where: St. Andrews Church, 440 Whilden St., Mount Pleasant
Price: Free More Info: 284-4333 or www.joanneellison.com
What: 50th anniversary of ministry in the Goose Creek community.
When: 10 a.m. June 3 Where: Peace Presbyterian Church, 174 Londonderry Road, Goose Creek
More Info: 821-1237
What: Christians and Jews of the Lowcountry collaborate to celebrate the two communities’ joint support of the State of Israel. Bring your boat or show support from the docks and boardwalks. A communal boat is available with a reservation.
When: 1 p.m. June 3 Where: Shem Creek Dock and Park, Shrimp Boat Lane, Mount Pleasant
more info: 884-2323 or www.friendshipflotilla.com