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 dawg61790@yahoo.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

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