Religion notes, Saturday, July 27, 2013


Green Valley Presbyterian Church., 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will present classical guitarist Jack Cimo at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A goodwill offering will be taken (702-454-8484).

EVENTS

Calvary Community Assembly of God, 2900 N. Torrey Pines Drive, is offering the Summer Food Service Program weekdays through Aug. 23. Lunch is served from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The meal is free of charge. No registration is required. Ages 2 to 18 are eligible regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability.

United Methodist Social Ministries is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Through Aug. 23, meals will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Griffith United Methodist Church, 1701 E. Oakey Blvd. Lunch is free of charge. Ages 2 to 18 are eligible regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability.

Henderson Church of the Nazarene will present its monthly community gathering “Ignite” from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at O’Callaghan Park, 601 Skyline Road, Henderson, near East Horizon Drive and Greenway Road. The event will include a meal, music, games and a biblical discussion (702-281-3546).

Desert Spring Theatre Arts will present the musical “Children’s Letters To God” at 7 p.m. Friday and Aug. 9, and 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. Tickets are $7.50 (702-290-1173).

The Ramakrishna-Vedanta Center, 10732 Balsam Creek Road, will have arati and a lecture on “Current Research on Consciousness and Health,” by Swami Atmavidyananda of the Ramakrishna Order of India, beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 5. A potluck will follow (702-646-4889).

J.O.Y. Ministry is having its summer Ladies Prayer Breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 10 in Social Hall “B” at Sun City Aliante Community Center, 7394 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas. The entrance fee is $5, and includes a continental breakfast, anointed music, Christ-centered Bible study and outreach fellowship, games, drawings and more. For reservations, call 702-647-0015.

Catholic Daughters of America Court Our Lady of the Rosary No. 2226 will host a bunco party on Aug. 10 in the Ave Maria Center at Holy Family Catholic Church, 4490 Mountain Vista St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $12 and include lunch. Tickets will be available at the door, and following Masses Saturday and Sunday and Aug. 3-4. For more information, call 702-458-2593.

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The Nichiren Buddhist Kannon Temple, 1600 E. Sahara Ave., will host the Rev. Shoda Douglas Kanai, who recently completed the 100-day Aragyo ascetic ordeal, Saturday and Sunday. Kanai will conduct Okaji Kito Blessing at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Obon Segaki Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday (702-866-5956).

Congregation P’nai Tikvah will offer Shabbat Services at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kraft-Sussman Chapel, 3975 S. Durango Drive (702-436-4900).

MEETINGS

The St. Margaret of Cortona Secular Franciscans Fraternity of Las Vegas meets at 12:30 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month at Pace E Bene offices, 1420 W. Bartlett Ave. (702-453-2417).

The Ramakrishna-Vedanta Center’s Gita Circle will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at 10732 Balsam Creek Road. The meeting will feature arati followed by a Gita study. Arati and a discussion group is offered at 6 p.m. Fridays (702-646-4889).

CLASSES

Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 8425 W. Windmill Lane, will offer a summer day camp for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 9. The fee is $100 per week, and includes lunch. The camp will feature Bible activities, arts and crafts, and other activities. To register, call 702-873-3589.

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will offer “Super Charged Wednesdays,” for ages 6 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 14. For more information, call 702-732-2052.

Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd., will offer “Kingdom Rocks” vacation Bible school from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5-9. The program is free and includes activities and a child-friendly dinner daily. To register, call 702-645-4998.

Congregation P’nai Tikvah will offer a Torah study “Preparing for the Days of Awe with Talmud Studies” at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at the rabbi’s home. For reservations and information, call 702-436-4900.

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., offers English as a Second Language conversational classes at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Volunteers interested in teaching can call 702-541-1952 or 702-732-2052.

SINGLES GROUPS

The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, Temple Sinai and Congregation Ner Tamid offer a variety of programs for Jewish singles of all ages in Las Vegas and Henderson. For details, call the Jewish Community Center at 702-794-0090, Temple Sinai at 702-254-5110 or Congregation Ner Tamid at 702-733-6292.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church sponsors a singles group for people 50 and older (804-8365, ext. 7333).

Single Adults Learning Together, or SALT Ministries of CornerStone Christian Fellowship, meets at 6 p.m. Saturdays at 5825 W. Eldora Ave. (871-5050).

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