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RELIGION NOTES

MUSIC

“Free to Worship 08,” a concert featuring singers and musicians from Community Lutheran Church, New Song Lutheran Church and Spring Valley Assembly of God, will be presented at 7 p.m. today at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. A nonperishable food item is requested with donations going to the Lutheran Social Services of Nevada food bank (458-2241).

The Israel @ 60 celebration featuring a concert by the Las Vegas Philharmonic with guests mezzo-soprano Eugenie Grunewald, tenor Nathan Brian Wine, clarinetist Shelley Hanson, the Adelson Educational Campus Choir and more will be at 8 p.m. Sunday at Artemus Ham Hall, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a Kosher VIP reception, tickets are $300 and include the reception and concert. Tickets for the concert are $30-$90 (895-2787).

The UNLV Chamber Players with pianist Mykola Suk will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Community, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive (871-1904).

Musica Lumina performs Bach’s “Brandenburg Concertos 2, 4 and 5” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson. The concert is free, a goodwill offering will be accepted (565-5060).

Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd., will have a concert by the Glen Willow String Trio at 3 p.m. Oct. 19. The event is free, but donations will be accepted (341-7800).

EVENTS

Prince of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 5485 E. Charleston Blvd., will have its annual Autumnfest featuring arts and crafts, live entertainment, games, food and a flea market noon-10 p.m. today and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday (431-2233).

Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will have its annual Gingerbread Fair and Pantry featuring handmade crafts, baked goods, holiday decorations, a raffle and more 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today (454-8484).

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will have a community forum with speaker Lisa Ansani on “Special Concerns of Inner City Middle School Students” at 10 a.m. Thursday followed by a sack lunch. Coffee and dessert will be provided (732-2052).

The Women of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Roman Catholic Church will have a craft fair, bake sale, cookie room and food cafe 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the St. Joseph Center, 7260 W. Sahara Ave. (363-1902).

Grace Community Church will have Country Store 2008, a rummage sale featuring clothing, household items and more, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday and Oct. 18 at the Grace Community Church campus, 1150 Wyoming Street, Boulder City, and in the American Legion Hall, 580 California Street, Boulder City (293-2018).

St. James Catholic Church will have its annual Gospel jazz brunch and silent auction 1-4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. For more information call 648-6606.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 6151 W. Charleston Blvd., is having a holiday craft festival and yard sale featuring homemade crafts, a silent auction, gently used furniture and more, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 25 (870-4747).

The Crossing Christian Church, 7950 W. Windmill Lane, is having a Godly Girlfriends Holiday Shopping Extravaganza featuring hand-crafted goods, artwork, kitchen items, food, a raffle and more 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25 (947-2080).

St. John Neumann Catholic Church’s annual fall festival featuring music, an international food fair, entertainment, games, trunk-or-treat and prizes will be 3-9 p.m. Oct. 24 in the parish center at 2575 W. El Campo Grande Ave. (657-0200).

Faith Community Lutheran Church and Schools, 2700 S. Town Center Drive, will have a yard sale, bake sale and barbecue 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 25. Proceeds will go toward the World Relief and Human Care Fund. For more information call Laurie Varney at 838-4500.

Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will have its annual fall festival featuring a chili cook-off, trunk-or-treating, face painters, ring toss and more at 7 p.m. Oct. 25. To enter the chili contest and for more information call 454-8484.

Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave., offers a night of safe trunk-or-treating featuring food, games, crafts, a parade of costumes, prizes and entertainment 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. The church will be collecting nonperishable food items for the food pantry (458-2241).

SERVICES

Beth Elohenu Messianic Congregation offers High Holy Days services with the Sukkot/Tabernacles service at 7:30 p.m. Monday at 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The Eighth Day of Tabernacles service will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 (452-7781).

MEETINGS

The Secular Franciscans of St. Margaret of Cortona fraternity meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month at Pace E Bene offices, 1420 W. Bartlett Ave. (453-2417).

CLASSES

Stillpoint Center hosts a workshop with the Rev. Thomas Keating on “The Contemplative Dimension of Life: A Christian Perspective” 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today at St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 7260 W. Sahara Ave. The fee is $35, $20 for students, seniors and unwaged (243-4040).

The Sathya Sai Baba Devotional Singing Group meets at 5 p.m. Sundays at 1128 Triumph Ct. (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).

SINGLES GROUPS

The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada, 4794 S. Eastern Ave., Suite C, offers singles programs for adults of all ages. Jewish singles in their 20s and 30s meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Co. at The District, 2220 Village Walk Drive, Henderson; Jewish singles age 60 and over meet for dinner at various locations the third Wednesday of the month in Henderson, and the last Thursday of the month in Summerlin; all singles meet for a movie the fourth Wednesday of the month at Rave Motion Pictures, 6857 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The center also offers other singles programs call 794-0090 for more information.

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 a singles group for professionals 25 to 45 years old that meets for hiking and other social outings (228-8311, Ext. 7334). There also is a singles group for people 45 and older interested in social, spiritual and cultural activities (228-8311, 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.

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