Religion Digest

01/25/2014 12:00 AM

01/24/2014 12:17 PM

Music and the arts

LIBERTY QUARTET – 6 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, 1511 Catherine Way, Escalon. Southern gospel quartet in concert. Offering. (209) 838-3213.

HEAVEN’S GATES”– 7 p.m. Feb. 9-12, The House/Modesto (formerly Calvary Temple), 1601 Coffee Road. Annual production of “Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames” is a multimedia production showing choices people make leading to eternal destination. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free. (209) 529-7346.

Classes

EXERCISE – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Ceres Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1633 N. Central Ave. “Young at Heart” strength training fitness classes for those 50 and older in cooperation with Healthy Aging Association. Equipment provided. Free. (209) 538-1024.

DIVORCE CARE – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 4 through April 29, 204 Fay Court, Oakdale; sponsored by Living Hope Christian Fellowship. Weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced; includes video seminars with experts on divorce and recovery. $20 for workbook. (209) 988-2399.

Miscellaneous

BENEFIT GALA – 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, State Theater, Modesto. Fundraising evening benefits Without Permission, a nonprofit that fights human trafficking in the Central Valley. Includes hors d’oeuvres, wine reception and live auction. Tickets: $55 each or $75 for two. (209) 338-0500.

SALSA DANCING LESSONS – 6 p.m. Sundays beginning Feb. 9 followed by optional dancing from 6:30-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 850 16th St., Modesto. Eight-week beginner salsa dancing lessons. No partner needed. $5 per class. (209) 522-9046.

NEW CHURCH – 1100 Carver Road, Suite 9, Modesto. Healing Word Christian Fellowship Church meets Sundays at 9 a.m. for Sunday school, fellowship and refreshments at 9:40 a.m., and worship services at 10 a.m. (209) 450-6612.

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