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Special events

Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have a Taize meditation and worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Trinity English Lutheran Church, 405 W. Wayne St., will have an evening prayer worship service at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Sonrise Church, 10125 Illinois Road, will have a parent workshop on teens and technology from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

•The Fort Wayne Jewish Federation will have its “Pathways to Peace” lecture series at 7 p.m. Wednesday at The History Center, 302 E. Berry St. Alan Dowty, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, will speak on “The Fourth Stage of the Arab-Israel Conflict.”

Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive in Huntington, will take part in the One Billion Rising campaign on Friday to bring awareness of violence against women. A free event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. and reservations are due by Wednesday, but walk-ins welcome. For information, call 260-356-0628 ext. 174 or go to

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Jack Heller, assistant professor of English at Huntington University, has started the Shakespeare at Pendleton, a program at the correctional facility to guide inmates through the study and performance of Shakespeare.

Guidelight is a listing of special religious events. Send information to Guidelight, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088, or email at least two weeks before desired publication.