weather icon Clear



Mountaintop Faith Ministries, 2845 Lindell Road, will present “A Mountaintop Christmas” concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is one unwrapped toy (367-1636).


Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 6220 N. Jones Blvd., will present a live Nativity viewing celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ at 6 p.m. today. Live animals will be part of the display, and available for petting. Cocoa and snacks will be available. The event is free and open to the public (645-4998).

The Ladies Auxiliary of St. Joseph Husband of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 7260 W. Sahara Ave., will sell religious articles from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Items will include rosaries, Bibles, statues, jewelry, Advent wreaths, candles, night lights and other items (363-1902).


Summerlin Lutheran Church, 1911 Pueblo Vista Drive, will offer a children’s Christmas service at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 23, a candlelight service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 and a Christmas service at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 25 (254-8431).

Trinity Lutheran Church is offering an Advent devotional at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rev. Gary Oehlerts’ home. A soup supper will be at 6:30 p.m. The church will have a Holy Communion Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. Dec. 24 in Ballroom A at Aliante, 7300 N. Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas. For more information, call 966-9797.


The Las Vegas Lay Dominicans will have an inquiry meeting at 9:30 a.m. today, followed by their general meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Community, 4765 Brussels St.

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

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. (453-2417).


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


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. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church sponsors a singles group for people 45 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).

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.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
LDS temple in Utah closed for renovations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially closed its temple in St. George for renovations that will take at least a few years to complete.

Percentage of Americans with no religious affiliation grows

The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians.

Pope stuck in Vatican elevator until rescue

“First of all I must excuse myself for being late. I was blocked in an elevator for 25 minutes,” Pope Francis said.