Rabbi Yocheved Mintz has been the spiritual leader for 11 years and she now will become the rabbi emerita or senior educator, and she will be involved with the congregation as much as her successor needs her. “It’s not retirement, it’s rewirement,” she said.
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Muslims frequently gather nightly during the monthlong Ramadan, which started this year on June 6.
The Rev. Jim Robinson felt called to the ministry as a second career. He made the best use of the shorter time frame of his career to increase activities at First Henderson United Methodist Church.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has told a state energy task force that he was pleased to see a recommendation to grandfather in existing Nevada rooftop solar customers under more favorable rates, but expressed disappointment that the panel has not proposed a way to restore the industry going forward.
Best known for its food pantry, Lutheran Social Services of Nevada offers a variety of programs to help people maintain self-sufficiency. “We are like a family here. Our mission is to express the love of Christ by serving and caring for people in need,” said Armena Mnatsakanyan, executive director.
The future of the church building that dates to 1955 is up in the air because of Project Neon, a $1 billion-plus highway rehabilitation of Interstate 15 between the Spaghetti Bowl downtown and Sahara Avenue.
Mormon leaders are giving their young missionaries some help for those long walks beneath the blazing sun by granting them permission to wear sunglasses and wide-brimmed hats.
The Rev. Michael Engfer has multiple opportunities to serve through All Saints Episcopal Church and the Air Force Reserves.
The Southern Nevada Institute for Spirituality in Healthcare believes a contemplative practice of meditation or prayer brings the mind, body and spirit together, resulting in better health care outcomes.
Three Square was the perfect setting for the Jewish Community Center’s retreat, titled Seek, Nourish, Ignite, and gave participants the opportunity to do some volunteer work while they were there. Women also could choose from 21 sessions that included cooking, dancing, crafts and other educational offerings.
A former Lutheran church treasurer pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to defrauding his congregation of $1.5 million.
While the religion does not follow religious creeds or dogma, it is based on seven guiding principles. Among them are: a belief in the inherent worth and dignity of every person, a free and responsible search for truth and meaning, and acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth.
A Muslim student says she’s saddened and hurt after being identified in her Southern California high school yearbook as Isis Phillips.
More than 300 people passed through the fair gathering information that was available at exhibits and workshops, all facilitated by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members who already have their own survival gear, food and water storage and in some cases emergency shelters.
More than 150 people participated in the three-day intergenerational cultural celebration recently at Temple Sinai. Participants were exposed to the Eastern European Jewish culture’s language, vibrant music, artistic expressions and food.
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit filed by inmates at the Lovelock Correctional Center over the destruction of a pagan worship area during a construction project in 2009.
A study of Christian women indicates religious belief may help to counteract unrealistic portrayals in pop culture of how women should look.
Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece.
The eight-day celebration’s highlight is the symbolic Seder dinner, but preparations begin days or weeks before with a bout of intense spring cleaning.
Stephen Macht, also a Jewish chaplain, plays multiple roles in “My Name Is Asher Lev,” which Jewish Repertory Theatre of Nevada presents in a fully staged reading this weekend at Temple Sinai.
A federal appeals court has dismissed a decision that decriminalized polygamy in Utah, marking a defeat for the family from the TV show “Sister Wives.”
In a sweeping document on family life that opened a door to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, Pope Francis insisted Friday that church doctrine cannot bethe final word in answering tricky moral questions and that Catholics must be guided by their own informed consciences.
Although none had the chance to read it yet, Southern Nevada priests said Friday that they hoped a proclamation released by Pope Francis might encourage the church to treat parishioners in a less judgmental, more pastoral way when it comes to issues involving marriage and family life.
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