KEIZER — St. Edward Church hosts several upcoming faith formation and friend-making events.

• Women’s Bible Study begins Thursday, Sept. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Childcare is available. Contact Rachel Hansberry to register, [email protected] or 503-510-5128

• Children’s faith formation classes for children age 4 through fifth grade start Sunday, Sept. 30. Classes for first- through fifth-graders are held from 9 a.m. to 10:10 a.m., Sunday mornings, and preschool and kindergarten classes meet during the 10:30 a.m. Mass.

• St. Edward’s Happy Hearts group, open to all senior members of the parish, was organized 25 years ago to provide activities and social ties, as well as support one another, at a time of life when friendly connections are most needed. The first fall meeting will be Friday, Sept. 21, following the 12:05 p.m. Mass.  A potluck lunch will be shared in the parish hall. All who wish to attend are welcomed. For more information, call Harriet Skoog-Belnap at 503-393-2213 or Sharon Gibson at 503-393-3449, or just show up with a salad, main dish or dessert.