Discussion group on the book “Short Stories of Jesus”: first Presbyterian group in the restaurant – 6 pm-8pm until December 1st, Wednesdays. Amy-Jill Levine invites us to look at the parables of Jesus, through the Jewish lens, originally how the parables were taught. Each week, group members will meet to discuss the week’s themed chapter at Eatery, 2548 S. 48th St. Register: fpclincoln.org/event/short-stories.
Spiritual Giving Course – 9:15 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 1340 K St. More information: 402-477-4198 or Fbclincoln.org.
True Strength with REFIT Fitness Class at Faith Bible Church – 9:30 am-10:30am (Friday); also from 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Tuesdays). Fitness class that combines positive music with movements for body, soul and spirit. True Strength brings together different fitness levels, shapes, sizes and ages. You are invited to dance, devoutly share and build relationships, strengthening yourself and your body with the Lord, Fellowship Hall, 6201 S. 84th St. More Details: Email Elisabeth at truestrengthwithrefit @ gmail. com or call 402-484-6020.
Halloween events in churches
Treats and Tales at the First Christian Church – 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. October 31. Children can make treats, get blessings, and learn Bible stories including Jonah who was swallowed up by a whale, David and Goliath, Noah’s ark, Meshach, Shadrach and Abednego who were thrown into a fiery furnace, a pumpkin parable and more, 205 N. Seventh St., Beatrice.