Autumn Ridge's 'A Time for Women' meeting virtually

"A Time for Women," a program of Rochester's Autumn Ridge Church, meets 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, via Zoom.

Artist Amarilys Henderson will give inspirational devotions titled "Painting Truth, Life & Beauty." She will also discuss her artwork "Often Faith, Always Fun."

Henderson, who works with watercolors, is inspired by newfound motherhood and refreshed faith. Some of her pieces are for sale at Christos Bookstore at Autumn Ridge Church, located at 3611 Salem Road SW.

Participants can register for "A Time for Women" at Once registered, you will receive a link to join the Zoom meeting.

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Calvary Evangelical Free Church offering drive-thru live nativity

For a pandemic-safe experience, Rochester's Calvary Evangelical Free Church is offering a drive-thru live nativity. Guests will not need to exit their vehicles to view it.

The scene will be available at the church, at 5500 25th Ave. NW, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.

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