“Free to Worship ’09,” a Christian music festival featuring Addison Road and 10 local Christian bands, will be Sept. 19 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Doors open at 1 p.m. The festival also will feature family entertainment and food. Tickets are $5 through iTickets.com. Children younger than 12 are admitted free. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (www. freetoworshiplv.com).
Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd., will present the concert “Earth Songs,” featuring soprano Joan Sobel, accompanied by Laurence Sobel, at 3 p.m. Sept. 27 (341-7800).
The United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Highway 327, Pahrump, will have a “9-11 Remembrance” day beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday. The day will open with a memorial dedication and flag raising, followed by a brief message and reflection or prayer beginning at 9 a.m. and repeating every half-hour. Ministers from local communities will present messages throughout the day with the last half-hour service at 6:30 p.m. (775-727-6767).
Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, 1915 Lexington St., will celebrate its 55th anniversary Friday through Sept. 13. The church will have a concert featuring the male choirs of Greater Carver M.B. Church, Greater Evergreen M.B. Church, First A.M.E. Church and Zion ministries at 7 p.m. Friday. On Sept. 12, there will be an anniversary banquet at 6 p.m. at Sun City Aliante Banquet Hall, 7390 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $25. The celebration will end with services at 8 a.m. and an extended 11 a.m. service with the Rev. W. James Smith of Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego on Sept. 13 (647-3071).
Wellspring Church of All Nations, 4870 Janell Drive, will have an Equipping Summit with the Rev. Todd Bailey at 10 a.m. Sept. 19 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept 20 (631-5027).
Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will have a community forum on health care reform with Barry Gold from AARP at 10 a.m. Sept. 16. Coffee and dessert will be provided. Call for reservations (732-2052).
Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will offer its English as a Second Language fall session beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 12. Registration is needed (732-2052).
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