Local churches, religious events in the news

Published: Friday, Jan. 7 2011 4:09 p.m. MST

Reverend Tom Goldsmith, First Unitarian Church, speaks at the Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service at the University of Utah Nov 19, 2006. Jeffrey D. Allred/photo

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Installation Saturday for Provo SDA pastor

PROVO — Members of the Provo Seventh-day Adventist Church will celebrate Saturday's installation of Pastor Carlos Garcia by Nevada-Utah SDA Conference President Larry Unterseher.

The services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at 255 S. 700 East in Provo.

Canyons Church offers sports league

"Upward Sports" at Canyons Church (formerly Southeast Baptist Church), 1700 E. 7000 South, will focus on healthy competition, sportsmanship, skills building and fun versus the "win-at-all-costs" mentality found in many sports leagues.

Every participant must attend one basketball evaluation to play, and the first one will be today, 9 a.m.-noon for grades kindergarten through second grade; and 1-4 p.m. for grades 3-6.

For more information, go to www.canyonschurch.com

Canyons Church is offering breakfast

There will be another "Monthly Men's Breakfast" at Canyons Church, 1700 E. 7000 South, on Saturday, Jan. 15, 7 a.m.

This is a time for men to get together, eat breakfast and share from the Word. They meet in the Life Center every third Saturday. This year's theme is "Becoming a Man of God," with practical devotions at each meeting.

For more information, go to www.canyonschurch.com

Calvary Chapel is offering breakfast

A "Men's Breakfast" will be today, 8-10 a.m., at Calvary Chapel, 460 W. Century Drive.

The event will also include a Bible study.

A "Prime Timers" gathering, for people age 50 and older, will be Saturday, Jan. 22, 6-7 p.m. at the Calvary Coffee Shop, 460 W. Century Drive.

The event includes Bible study and fellowship.

For more information, go to www.calvaryslc

Conference Center to host Winterfest

Winterfest 2011 will be presented at the LDS Conference Center Theater, Jan. 21-Feb. 19 at various times.

It will bring nationally and internationally acclaimed BYU performing groups to Salt Lake City, with performances by BYU's Wind Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, the Ballroom Dance Company, Vocal Point, Living Legends (formerly Lamanite Generation), and the International Folk Dance Ensemble.

For more details, go to lds.org/events

Perpetual adoration chapel open daily

A perpetual adoration chapel is available at St. Joseph Catholic Parish, 506 24th St., Ogden, 24 hours each day.

Time can be spent in silent prayer before the blessed sacrament each day.

To sign up for a particular time, or with questions, call 801-399-5627.

Catholic Mass at Our Lady of the Snows

Catholic Mass is celebrated each Sunday, 5 p.m., at Our Lady of the Snows Chapel at Alta Ski Resort.

Located directly behind the Alta Ski Lodge, Mass will be celebrated throughout the 2010-2011 ski season, as it has been done there for more than 40 years.

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