One of the most familiar and moving works of the holiday season is George Friedrich Handel’s “The Messiah.” Green Valley Presbyterian Church is presenting the music in concert Dec. 3 with help from the harpsichord and a rousing chorus that includes the audience.
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Rosh Hashana, the first of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins at sundown Wednesday and ends at sundown Friday. It’s the Jewish new year, and in the spirit of hoping for a sweet year, honey gets plenty of attention.
Pope Francis has ordered a review aimed at simplifying the Church’s procedures for annulments, the Vatican said on Saturday, a move that could make it easier for Catholics to end marriages.
Every fall for 42 years, St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church has taken a leap of faith and invited the community to sample the tastes, sounds and rituals of its culture.
If you’re wondering where to find the perfect gift or decoration for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or Christmas, we might just have the answer. The RJ’s annual listing of holiday bazaars is filled with options spread across the valley.
Shoppers love variety, and they want to know where to find it. If you’re putting on a bazaar this holiday season, check our rules and then send us your information.
The life of a Methodist pastor isn’t a series of afternoon tea parties. Especially for a minister who’s also a lawyer, wife, mother of three daughters and the leader of two congregations planning to merge.
Studies show that Millennials are less inclined to practice religion and more inclined to practice volunteerism and altruism — ironically, a cornerstone of most religious doctrine.
A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state’s anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show “Sister Wives.”
A Pew Research Center study found that young adults are less religious than any other age group, with nearly a third declining to affiliate with any organized religion. They’re also less devout than previous generations were at the same point in their lives.
For more than 20 years, the largest Catholic church in Las Vegas has gone largely unnoticed by the valley’s nearly 650,000 Catholics.
Now on its own 40-acre campus at Lone Mountain Road and Jones Boulevard, Canyon Ridge Christian Church calls to people who don’t have a church family, according to the Rev. Kevin Odor, senior pastor.
The Greater New Jerusalem Baptist church now under construction in west Las Vegas is around five times the size of the congregation’s current church, but some parishioners are worrying about where the money is going to come from and how the project could affect the health of its existing church.
Next to a bra sporting googly eyes, another bra makes less eye contact, but still stands out. Hot pink and tiger-striped, it’s decorated with flowers and birthday cakes — flung across a table. Hadassah unveiled The Uplift Project, a community outreach campaign, at “Inspire, Imagine, Ignite,” the organization’s 97th national convention, attended by approximately 750 delegates from across the country at the Sands Expo and Convention Center July 21-23.
When most people think about reading at church, usually only one book — the “Good Book” — comes to mind as acceptable to study and discuss at length.
The government is sending more than $4.7 million in homeland security funding to Nevada this year, including $75,000 to help a Las Vegas synagogue build new fencing and protections as it expands in Summerlin.
A Utah judge reiterated her approval Friday for plans to send eviction notices to people living in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border who have collectively failed to pay millions of dollars in occupancy fees for their houses.
When Moses parted the Red Sea in Henderson one late June evening, it marked the end of one early iteration of what has become a sure sign of summer — vacation Bible school.
As Israel launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, the valley’s Muslim community organized a prayer vigil at the Jamia Masjid mosque, to remember victims of violence.
The Church of England has voted to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops at its meeting in York in northern England Monday.
New Song Christian Academy has a new reason to sing. A $1 million anonymous donation is making possible a new building that will increase the student population and expand its amenities.
John Maloney, an usher at Christ Church Episcopal, is accustomed to meeting tourists who’ve decided to devote a few hours of their Las Vegas vacations to attending weekly Mass.
The problem of starving children isn’t just in foreign countries or in the impoverished neighborhoods of the nation’s largest cities. Hungry children can be found in Southern Nevada, too.