Religion notes, Saturday, July 13, 2013

Green Valley Presbyterian Church, 1798 Wigwam Parkway, Henderson, will present “Jonathan Gorst: An Evening of Music” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A goodwill offering will be accepted to benefit Henderson Presbyterian Church food bank (454-8484).


Calvary Community Assembly of God, 2900 N. Torrey Pines Drive, is offering the Summer Food Service Program weekdays through Aug. 23. The lunch service is served from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch is free of charge. No registration is required. Ages 2 to 18 are eligible regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability.

United Methodist Social Ministries is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Through Aug. 23, meals will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at Griffith United Methodist Church, 1701 E. Oakey Blvd. Lunch is free of charge. Ages 2 to 18 are eligible regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability.

The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries 2013 Convocation will be presented through Sunday at the Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South. For a schedule and more information, visit

Holy Trinity AME Church, 700 Lola Ave., will have its annual Men’s and Women’s Day with guest speaker Peter Groff, former director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, at 1 p.m. Sunday. The event will begin with a light luncheon, followed by the program at 2 p.m., with music by the church’s Sanctuary Choir and guest choirs and awards presentations. Shelley Berkley will be the special invited guest (877-0790).

Author and religious scholar Reza Aslan will discuss his new book “Zealot — The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” at 7 p.m. July 22, at Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. A book signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.


The Las Vegas Center for Spiritual Living, 4325 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 110, will host Bishop Carlton Pearson as a guest speaker at the 10 a.m. service Sunday (255-6412).


The Ramakrishna-Vedanta Center’s Gita Circle will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 10732 Balsam Creek Road. The meeting will feature arati followed by a Gita study (646-4889).


Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 8425 W. Windmill Lane, will offer a summer day camp for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22-Aug. 9. The fee is $100 per week, and includes lunch. The camp will feature Bible activities, arts and crafts, and other activities. To register, call 873-3589.

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., will offer “Splash in God’s Word” vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5-9 for kindergartners through fifth-graders. The fee is $5 per child. The registration deadline is July 22. The church will also offer “Super Charged Wednesdays,” for ages 6 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 and Aug. 14. For more information, call 732-2052.

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 6670 W. Cheyenne Ave., will offer stories, songs, finger plays and other activities for children at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays (645-1777).

Reformation Lutheran Church, 580 E. St. Louis Ave., offers English as a Second Language conversational classes at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. 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 50 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).

60+ Singles Catholic Fellowship, open to men and women of the Catholic faith, meets the first Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. and the third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Village Pub, 10900 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson (796-1953 or 989-5198).

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