Religion Digest (5/26/13)

May 24, 2013 


THE WEATHERFORDS — 10:30 a.m. today, Assembly of God Church, 3126 Stanislaus Ave., Riverbank; 6 p.m. today, Richland Faith Assembly of God, 1201 Richland Ave., Ceres; and Monday at Memorial Day Gospel Fest, Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene, 3200 E. Monte Vista Ave., Denair. The Gospel Fest includes Richland Trio, The Chordsmen, The Regents, The Taylor Girls, Debt Free and Sheri Stambaugh. Offering at the churches; Gospel Fest tickets available at (209) 538-3838.

HYMN SING — 7 p.m. June 7, Modesto Christian Reformed Church, 2620 College Ave. Audience will join in 25 traditional hymns interspersed with Bible readings. Ice cream social follows. Free. (209) 523-1906.


GIFTS OF GRIEF — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2172 Kiernan Ave., Modesto. Daylong Buddhist seminar explores powerful nature of grief using Nancee Sobonya's film, "The Gifts of Grief." Includes yoga and meditation instruction. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. Offering. (209) 343-2748.

CHOOSE WISELY — 6 to7:30 p.m., June 2, 9 and 23, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. "Are you looking for Mr/Miss Right or just Mr/Miss Right Now?" Scott Stubbert teaches a series on finding the right mate and what Bible says about the subject. Free.(209) 577-1604, ext. 341.


PRAYER BREAKFAST — 7-8:30 a.m. June 6, Crosspoint Community Church, family life pavilion, 1301 12th St., Modesto. Breakfast sponsored by City Ministry Network, will include proclamation from mayor, prayers for community and keynote speech by Mark Vasché on "Transform Leaders — Transform Culture." Tickets $10, in advance or at door. (209) 345-9264.


KINGDOM ROCK — 5 to8:30 p.m. June 3-7, Oakdale Community Christian Reformed Church, 217 F St. For kids entering first through sixth grade. Dinner served at 5 p.m., followed by program. Free. Reserve spot at (209) 847-5692.

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