Utah churches in the news

Published: Friday, Nov. 19 2010 5:00 p.m. MST

Holiday boutique at Blessed Sacrament

The 23rd annual "Holiday Blessings Boutique" will be today at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church's gymnasium, 9800 S. 17000 East, Sandy.

There will be more than 50 booths, a raffle, food and more.

The public is invited.

Funeral workshop offered for Catholics

A Catholic Funeral Workshop will be today from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pastoral Center, 27 "C" Street.

There is a $7 workshop fee.

Although this is geared for ministers, it is open to any Catholic who wishes to learn more.

Call 801-328-8641, ext. 363.

Parish handbell choir seeks new members

St. Ann Catholic Parish, 450 E. 2100 South, is seeking members for its handbell choir.

No musical skills are required, but participants must be over age 10 and rehearsals are held weekly.

For more details, call 801-487-1000.

Parish to hold boutique and lunch

The 26th annual Holiday Boutique by the Ladies of Saint Thomas More Parish will be Friday, Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m.

They will also sponsor a luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m.

For more information, call Dona at 801-942-1413.

Church to hold Thanksgiving feast

First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake, 12 "C" Street, invites all members, their extended families and anyone else to a Thanksgiving feast at the church building on Thursday, Nov. 25, at 3 p.m., shortly after the 2 p.m. worship service.

The church will have turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and drinks. Each family should bring one side dish, vegetable, salad, or dessert (your favorite homemade recipe, if possible) to share with 8-10 people.

Please bring one can of food to donate to Crossroads Urban Center.

RSVP or for more information, calf 801-363-3889.

Cathedral announces upcoming concerts

Upcoming concerts at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, include:

— Salt Lake City Performance Tour Concert Performance, Monday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., the music of Palestrinia, Back, Bruckner and Tavener.

— "A Ceremony of Carols," Op. 28, by Benjamin Britten, Friday, Dec. 17 and Wednesday, Dec. 22. 12:15 p.m.

— The Christmas Carol Service Monday, Dec. 20, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 8 p.m.; and Friday, Dec. 24, 4 p.m., the Music of William Byrd, Anton Bruckner and Herbert Howells

For more information, go to: www.saltlakecathedral.org

LDS women urged to enter writing contest

Entry in the "Segullah: Writings by Latter-day Saint Women" annual personal essay, poetry, and fiction contest is open through Dec. 31.

Segullah welcomes unpublished entries that address any subject in harmony with its mission: to publish insightful writings that explore life's richness and complexity while reflecting faithfulness to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Entrants must be female members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Entries will be judged by Segullah editors.

Winners in each category will be awarded $100.

For more information, visit journal.segullah.org/contests/.

Springville museum displays religious art

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