The Peoples Valley Chorus’ annual “Do-it-Yourself” presentation of Handel’s “Messiah” will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson. The audience will be invited to sing the chorus sections. A gift basket fundraiser also will take place to benefit St. Therese Foundation. A goodwill offering will be accepted (565-5060).
The Handbell Choirs of Mountain View Presbyterian Church will present “An Afternoon of Christmas Music” at 3 p.m. Dec. 13 at 8601 Del Webb Boulevard. A goodwill offering will be accepted (341-7800).
Deep Roots Christian Church, 4161 N. Rancho Drive, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a service at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13 with the Rev. Brent Lively. The service will feature violinist and pianist duo Christer and Siegfried Tepper of Tepper Ministries International. The celebration also will feature a holiday concert at 6 p.m. with Tepper Ministries International. A goodwill offering will be accepted. Canned food items also will be collected for the food pantry for single mothers in need (395-9394).
St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Roman Catholic Church and the Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development will present a discussion with the Rev. Richard Rohr 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today at the church at 7260 W. Sahara Ave. Rohr is the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, N.M. The fee is $50, $30 for students and unemployed. To register, call 243-4040.
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave., will have Jesus’ Birthday Party featuring Santa Claus, crafts and games, tree decorating and food, 5-7 p.m. Sunday (645-1777).
Word Ministries Fellowship Church, 3310 S. Nellis Blvd., will have a craft bazaar 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today (450-9132).
St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 204 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson, will have its annual craft and “whatnots” holiday sale featuring handmade wreaths, scarves, ornaments, gift baskets, baby items and more, 2-7 p.m. Dec. 19 and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 20 (565-8406).
Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will have a swap meet and craft show to benefit the church’s youth programs 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 19. To reserve a space to sell handmade crafts, food or gently used items, call 544-8673.
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).
Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., offers English as a Second Language classes at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (648-1457 or 732-2052).
A ladies interdenominational Community Bible Study prayer group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17 (401-4429).
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).
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.
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).
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