Religion Notes

MUSIC

A performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s "St. Matthew Passion" will be presented by the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society at 3 p.m. April 10 at Artemus Ham Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. General admission is $15; $10 for seniors, disabled and military (895-2787).

Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will present a concert by the UNLV Choral Ensembles at 4 p.m. April 17. Admission is free. A goodwill offering will be accepted (454-8484).

EVENTS

Pianist Maria Russell will sign copies of her gospel album "Soaring with Angels" 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today at Heavensent Christian Books and Gifts, 4990 W. Craig Road.

Valley Outreach Synagogue — P’nai Tikvah will have its annual congregational garage sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at 1509 Waterton Drive (436-4900).

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., continues its "The Heart of Christ" series with "Trust" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A soup supper will precede the service at 6:30 p.m. (732-2052).

South Hills Church Community, 9220 Manhattan Road, Henderson, will have its annual student ministries garage sale Thursday through April 9. A "preview sale" will take place 6-8 p.m. Thursday, and there is a $5 charge for that day only. The regular sale will run 12-5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9 (616-6700).

The Rev. Joseph Duggan, doctor of postcolonial ecclesiology at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, will be the guest speaker for a program April 15 and 16 at The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 9041 S. Pecos Road, Henderson. "The Many Roads that Lead to the Episcopal Church: Faith Histories, Questions and Commitments After Rome" will begin 6:30-9 p.m. April 15, when Duggan describes his 16-year journey from Jesuit to Episcopal priest. On April 16, the Episcopal and Catholic churches will be compared and contrasted 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch will be served, and reservations are requested. Donations will be accepted to cover costs. Call 693-4100 for further details.

Valley Outreach Synagogue — P’nai Tikvah will host its Potluck Passover Seder at 6 p.m. April 19 at the Community Function Room of the Three Square Food Band, 4220 N. Pecos Road. General admission tickets are $25; $15 for children younger than 13; and free for ages 4 and younger ($70 maximum charge per family). To reserve tickets, call 436-4900.

MEETINGS

The Sathya Sai Baba Devotional Singing Group meets at 5 p.m. Sundays at 1128 Triumph Court (461-8655).

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

CLASSES

Carolyn Craven will present "The Powerful Mind-Body-Bliss Workshop" 1-3 p.m. April 10 at the Center for Spiritual Living Greater Las Vegas, 1420 E. Harmon Ave. A $20 donation is suggested. Call 739-8200 for further details.

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., offers English as a Second Language classes at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays (541-1952 or 732-2052).

The Las Vegas Diamond Way Buddhist Group offers guided meditation and dharma talks at 7:45 p.m. Thursdays (260-4426).

Govinda’s Center of Vedic India, 6380 S. Eastern Ave., offers Mantra Meditation, a presentation of Indian Vedic Wisdom, vegetarian snacks and literature at 6 p.m. Sundays (434-8332).

Community Baptist Church, 245 E. Foster Ave., Henderson, offers a free reading program for all ages 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays (565-0071).

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 794-0090, Temple Sinai at 254-5110 or Congregation Ner Tamid at 733-6292.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has a singles luncheon for ages 60 and older the first Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at Black Mountain Grill, 11021 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson (796-1953).

New Life Christian Center has a singles meeting at 7 p.m. the second Friday of the month at 1229 E. Carson Ave. (387-5433).

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church sponsors singles groups for professionals 25 to 45 years old and a singles group for people 45 and older (228-8311, Ext. 7333 or 7334).

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

To have religious events announced in the weekly Religion notes column, send complete information to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125-0070. The deadline for inclusion in the column is no later than 10 days in advance of publication.

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