Religion Briefs

Enrollment open at Lutheran School

Bethlehem Lutheran School is conducting open enrollment until May 2.

The school is currently enrolling students in preschool through 8th grade for the 2011-2012 school year.

Bethlehem Lutheran is located at 1837 Mountain St., Carson City. For more information, call 775-882-5252 ex 100 or go to

Spiritual destiny to be discussed at service

Learn how to master spiritual destiny at a worship service hosted by Eckankar at 10 a.m. March 19, Carson City Community Center, Roop and Williams streets.

During this one-hour worship service, a skilled facilitator will give a brief talk, followed by readings, a small-group discussion and a short contemplation.

For more information, call Clay Brant at 775-358-9013. Visit Eckankar's national web site is at; and the Nevada website is www.eck

Interfaith welcome for Orthodox pastor

An interfaith reception is planned for Father Stephen Karcher, new pastor of Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Reno, and his wife Olga.

The reception is 5 p.m. Monday at India Kabab & Curry Restaurant, 1091 S. Virginia St., Reno. Sparks Mayor Geno Martini will preside.

RSVP to Rajan Zed at Cost is $5 to the restaurant for refreshments.

Born in Santa Monica, California, Karcher graduated from University of California Irvine and Pastoral Theology School of Aristotle University in Greece, and was ordained in the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Saint Anthony was founded in 1962 and is famous for its annual Greek Festival. Orthodox

Evangelist returns to Potter's House

Potter's House Christian Church begins a series of revival services with Evangelist Mike Gomez with the Sunday morning worship service 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.

The series continues from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Potter's House is located at 3579 U.S. Highway 50E, Suite 300A, across from the Goodwill in the Highway 50 Business Center. For more information, call 775-721-5584.

Temple celebrating Purim holiday with mystery

Temple Beth Or will celebrate Purim with a murder mystery dinner, "Perils in Persia" at 6:30 p.m. March 19.

The Capo, "Big Toto" King Ahashuerus, will be in town to celebrate the evening with his eye on finding a new lady. With gangsters, hit men, politicians, a jazz singer, assassins, deceit, and many other interesting guests and more interesting agendas, this is sure to be a memborable event.

E-mail reservations to Cost $18 per person. Call for location 322-5542.

Temple Bet Or is located in Reno. Call for information on meeting locations.

Christian Women's Club meeting planned

Sierra Nevada Christian Women's Club presents their monthly luncheon will be 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15 at Tamarack Junction banquet area, 13101 S. Virginia St., Reno. Reservations are due March 11.

Guest Speaker is Cindy Meyer, challenging others to "look up" when life tries to get them down.

Shiela Linn presents "Embrace," an innovative infant warmer that won the Stanford Entrepreneurship Challenge (Featured on ABC's 20/20).

Ticket price is $20. E-mail After the deadline, call Holly at 775 826-4105.


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