Trinitarian Congregational, 72 Elm St., North Andover: The Rev. Richard Knight leads a discussion on Garry Morgan’s “Understanding World Religions in 15 Minutes a Day,” Wednesdays at 7 p.m., starting Jan. 9. The book costs $12.
Trinity Episcopal, 26 White St., Haverhill: Historian and theologian Dr. Fredrica Harris Thompsett, is guest preacher tomorrow at 10 a.m. She has taught at Episcopal seminaries for more than 35 years and is a well-known lay leader in the church. Thompsett has written many articles and books on the history and leadership of ordained and lay men and women in the church. “Born of Water, Born of Spirit: Supporting the Ministry of the Baptized in Small Congregations” co-written by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook published in 2010, has received rave reviews.
Universalist Unitarian, 15 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill: The documentary, “The Price of Inequality” based on Joseph Stiglitz’ book will be discussed Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. The church hosts its 27th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast, Jan. 20 at 8 a.m. with members of Calvary Baptist Church.
West Congregational, 767 Broadway, Haverhill: Kris Mineau, president of the Massachusetts Family Institute is guest speaker at the Sanctity of Life prayer breakfast Jan. 16 from 8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast is free. For reservations, call the Pregnancy Care Center of Haverhill at 978-373-5718 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 11.
West Parish, 129 Reservation Road, Andover: Jennifer Zhang of the Winchester School of Chinese Culture presents a slide show of traditional Chinese culture and the current cultural renaissance, Jan. 13 during fellowship hour.