Religion notes, May 4, 2013


Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road, will have a spring concert featuring cantors Mariana Gindlin, Jack Mendelson and Rob Menes at 7 p.m. May 11. The cantors will perform Latin jazz and favorite Jewish songs with the Temple Sinai adult and youth choirs. Tickets for members are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets for nonmembers are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Tickets for children are $15 (254-5110).

Pianist Ray Conley will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, 9041 S. Pecos Road. Conley will perform Rachmaninoff’s “Star-Spangled Banner,” Debussy’s “Claire de Lune,” a salute to Marvin Hamlisch and other pieces. Admission is free. Freewill offering will be accepted (693-4100).


Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway, will hold a service celebrating the institution of its new rector, the Rev. J. Barry Vaughn, at 6 p.m. today. The Rt. Rev. Dan T. Edwards, bishop of Nevada, will preside. Guest speakers will be the Rev. Dr. A.B. Sutton, senior minister of Living Stones Temple in Birmingham, Ala., and Rabbi Jonathan Miller, senior rabbi at Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham (735-7655).

First Presbyterian Church, 1515 W. Charleston Blvd., will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the formation of the church with a special service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A celebration will follow the service in the church’s Social Hall (384-4554).


St. Viator Women’s Guild will present the “Fiesta of Fashion” spring fashion show from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the St. Viator Parish Center, 2461 E. Flamingo Road. The event will feature fashions from Dillard’s and food. Tickets are $25 per person (739-7174).

The Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N. Rancho Drive, will have author and Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Steven Kalas as its guest speaker at the 10 a.m. service on Sunday. Kalas will also give a workshop on “Forgiveness: The Work, The Miracle” at noon (255-6412).

The Ramakrishna-Vedanta Center, 10732 Balsam Creek Road, will have arati and a lecture by Swami Atmavidyananda of the Ramakrishna Order of India, on universal patterns and symbols, beginning at 5 p.m. May 14. A potluck will follow (646-4889).

Catholic Daughters Court Elizabeth Ann Seton will have a fashion show and luncheon at noon May 18 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1111 Michael Way. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $20. Reservations are required by May 10 (646-1323).


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

Hindu Temple & Jain Center of Las Vegas, 1701 Sageberry Drive, offers Balaji Abhishekam services at 10:45 a.m. the first Saturday of the month in the temple, and Aarti Pooja services at noon Sundays (304-9207).


The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas, 3616 E. Lake Mead Blvd., will offer a free class on the principles and history of its liberal religous tradition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11. A light lunch will be provided (878-0443).

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.

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


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 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.

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