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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church, 1811 Pueblo Vista Drive, will honor Our Lady, Queen of Peace with guest speaker Ivan Dragicevic at 5:55 p.m. today. Dragicevic, from Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, will talk about apparitions of the Virgin Mary he and others claim to witness (228-8311).

Sunrise Southern Baptist Church, 1780 Betty Lane, will host Commandment 11, a contemporary Christian music ministry team from Simpsonville, S.C., at 10:45 a.m. Sunday (452-8599).

Baha’is of Las Vegas will have a prayer gathering at 3 p.m. Sunday for seven members of their religion who have been in prison in Iran. The meeting will take place at the Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. (838-9191).

Temple Beth Sholom and the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas will host a talk by Karnit Goldwasser at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 10700 Havenwood Lane. Goldwasser will share the story of her two-year search to find her husband, Ehud Goldwasser, a soldier with Israeli Defense Forces, who was kidnapped in 2006 by Hezbollah (804-1333, Ext. 100).

John Bevere, an international speaker and co-host of "The Messenger" TV programs, will speak at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 and 10 and 11:45 a.m. March 1 at the Church at South Las Vegas, 3051 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson (617-0657).


Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will have an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Wednesday (732-2052).

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave., will have an ecumenical healing service at 7 p.m. March 1 (645-1777).


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).


The Rev. Jim Serada and the Vernon Howard Study Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road (616-9317).

Zen Master Ven. Jian Hu will present a series of Zen Buddhism lectures beginning Friday at 2 p.m. in Room 106 of Building B at the College of Southern Nevada, West Charleston campus, 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., and at 7 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Ephiphany, 9041 S. Pecos Road, Henderson. Another lecture is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at West Sahara Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. A half-day meditation retreat will be at 1 p.m. at TKO Family Martial Arts, 1171 S. Buffalo Drive (321-7567).

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

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).

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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