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St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church, 7260 W. Sahara Ave., offers a free lecture with Sister May Beth Lloyd discussing stories of empowerment from her book "AIDS Orphans Rising" at 7 p.m. Tuesday (363-1902).

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas, 3616 E. Lake Mead Blvd., presents filmmaker Jim Tusty showing a clip of his film "The Singing Revolution" and leading a discussion about the film 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 13 (437-2404).


Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave., presents "Ancient Words … Eternal Truths A Celebration of America" at 9:20 and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday. An ice cream social will follow all morning services (458-2241).

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will have a combined service with Nueva Vida Baptist Church and Eden Presbyterian Church for Christian Unity Sunday at noon Sunday. A barbecue and ice cream social will follow the service (732-2052).

Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church, 2120 Lindell Road, will have Our Lady of Mount Carmel Devotions and Celebration at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. services Tuesday through July 16 with food festivals 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 12-13 (873-5101).


Hadassah Tzipor, Hadassah Southern Nevada’s newest group, meets the third Wednesday of each month at Sun City Aliante clubhouse, 7390 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas. For more information call Mady Shapiro at 399-5347.

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).


First Baptist Church of the Lakes, 9125 Spring Mountain Road, will offer Outrigger Island Vacation Bible School featuring Bible lessons, crafts, games, music and more 5:30-8 p.m. July 14-18 for children in kindergarten through sixth-grade. For more information call Kristine Moore at 982-6056.

The Church of Christ, 2424 McCarran St., North Las Vegas, will be having studies on the "Life Teachings of Christ through Matthew, Mark, Luke and John" 9 a.m. Sundays (642-3141).

The Las Vegas Diamond Way Buddhist Group offers guided meditation and dharma talks for people who wish to reveal the mind’s full potential at 7:45 p.m. Thursdays. For more information call 260-4426.

Rushing Wind Ministries offers a Biker Bible Study Class at 4 p.m. Sundays at Leo’s Tattoo, 1718 Industrial Road. Call 208-6012 or 461-4111 for more information.

Calvary Community Assembly of God, 2900 N. Torrey Pines Drive, offers Living Free, a ministry for those affected by addictions and compulsions, at 7 p.m. Mondays in the Cafeteria-Fellowship Hall (656-2900).

International Church of Las Vegas, 8100 Westcliff Drive, offers the following support groups at 7 p.m. Tuesdays: Time to Roll for recovery gambling addicts; A Spiritual Journey, a 12-step workshop for overcoming addiction; the Helmet of Salvation; and Halo. On Thursdays at 7 p.m. the following groups are offered: Every Man’s Battle; Every Woman’s Battle; Journey of Hope for women dealing with sexual abuse; and the Healing Room, by appointment only. For more information call 673-4745. Child care is available.

Summerlin Community Baptist Church, 2100 Snow Trail, offers DivorceCare and DivorceCare 4 Kids groups at 7 p.m. Mondays. Meals are available before group sessions. Call to reserve the free DivorceCare participant book (256-8868).

The Sathya Sai Baba Devotional Singing Group meets at 5 p.m. Sundays for devotional singing and a study circle at 1128 Triumph Ct. (461-8655).

North Las Vegas Baptist Church, 3910 W. Washburn Road, offers Evening Bible Study Class at 6 p.m. Sundays; Children/Youth Bible Studies/Activities at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Praise Team Rehearsals 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays; Ladies Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays (648-7675).

St. Bridget Catholic Church, 220 N. 14th. St., presents a "Guided Study of the Spiritual Life of St. Teresa of Avila" the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6-7:30 p.m. (384-3382).

Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, has Narcotics Anonymous at 7 p.m. Sundays; TOPS at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; and Alcoholics Anonymous at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Mommy and Me Fellowship meets off site (454-8484).

New Horizons Christian Church, 3085 Raven Ave., offers the following support groups: Men’s Purity Group for recovery from sexual addictions, at 7 p.m. Mondays; Partners in Progress Women’s Group for partners of sexual addicts, 7 p.m. Mondays (614-6045).

New Song Church 1291 Cornet St., Henderson, offers a GriefShare support group at 6:30 p.m. Mondays (492-1771).

Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane, offers a bereavement and grief support group at 10 a.m. Tuesdays; registration is recommended (804-1333).

Heart t’ Heart, a fellowship of men and women of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints whose lives or the lives of loved ones are affected by addictions or compulsions, meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 501 S. Ninth St. (642-2884 or 683-7355).

First Christian Church, 101 S. Rancho Drive, offers widowed bereavement programs at 7 p.m. Wednesdays (735-5544).

Community Baptist Church, 245 E. Foster Ave., Henderson, offers a free reading program for all ages 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays (565-0071).

Community Church, 360 E. Horizon Drive, Henderson, offers a support group at 9 a.m. Wednesdays for caregivers, friends and family of people with Alzheimer’s disease (565-8563).

Highland Hills Baptist Church, 615 College Drive, Henderson, offers In God’s Care, a 12-step program teaching new coping skills, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays (566-0200).

The Journey, a Christ-centered recovery program for damaged emotions, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Shadow Hills Church, 7811 Vegas Drive. Free child care is provided for ages 5-12 with advance notice (880-7811).

Imago Dei: Gay/Lesbian Catholic Ministries of Las Vegas offers spiritual support for gays, lesbians, their families and friends with a Faith Sharing Group at 7 p.m. Fridays and a Mass at 7 p.m. every second Friday of the month at Christ the King Catholic Church, 4925 S. Torrey Pines (354-2294). Se habla Español (755-8672).

St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church’s Calix, the spiritual program for those in recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous or Al-Anon, meets the first Friday of the month at 11 a.m. for adoration followed by a "bring your own lunch and drink" meeting, and at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month for Mass and a meeting at 7260 W. Sahara Ave. A sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired is available for the second Thursday if needed (453-2417).

Canyon Ridge Christian Church, 6200 W. Lone Mountain Road, offers a variety of support/recovery groups including divorce/separation recovery, alcoholism, weight loss, grief, cancer and single parenting. A Cope and Hope Al-Anon support group meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays (658-2722).

Central Christian Church, 1001 New Beginnings Drive, Henderson, offers the following support groups 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays: Alzheimer’s Group; Divorce Care; PRISM weight loss; Transitions, for women who have left abusive relationships; depression and bipolar disorder support group; and GriefShare, for people experiencing grief; Celebrate Recovery meets at 7 p.m. Fridays (735-4004).

Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave. offers a divorce support group at 7 p.m. Mondays (735-5544).

The Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas offers Project Rachel, a post-abortion ministry for men and women (737-1672).


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.

The Vegas Valley Catholic Singles group meets the second and fourth Sundays of the month at Christ the King Catholic Community, 4925 S. Torrey Pines Drive, followed by dinner at a casual restaurant (871-1904).

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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