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New Film “Eat the Sun” Screened by the Community

New Film “Eat the Sun” Screened by the Community

A special screening of Peter Sorcher’s feature-length documentary film Eat the Sun took place at the Rectory-Abbey for Community members on Sunday January 3, 2010. Mr. Sorcher and his film crew visited the Sanctuary a few years ago and conducted interviews with several Community members over a period of a few days as well as filmed parts of the [...]

Epiphany Eve Banquet

Epiphany Eve Banquet

The traditional Epiphany eve banquet took place at the Rectory-Abbey on Tuesday  January 5, 2010. Members of The Community and their families were invited to attend this special occasion as guests of the head bishop. A sumptuous meal was created by resident chef Francine Petrovich and helpers. The evening included a visit from a gift-laden Santa [...]

Children’s Tea and Blessing

Children’s Tea and Blessing

The children’s tea and blessing took place at the Rectory-Abbey on Saturday January 2, 2010. Children of The Community, their parents, and members of the congregation were invited to attend this special occasion, which included the breaking of the piñata and other festivities for the children.

Tuba Christmas

Tuba Christmas

On Saturday December 5, 2009, The Church’s musical director, the Reverend Gary Buchanan conducted the "Tuba Christmas" celebration at the Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Raphael Park for the fifth year running.

Theresa Andronis Memorial

Theresa Andronis Memorial

The Reverend Deaconess Theresa Andronis passed into the Light on December 25, 2009, at the age of 75. Her five children from the Chicago area arrived in Reno a few days later to attend her memorial service and put her estate in order. Theresa’s children attended an anointing of her remains on December 31 and the memorial rite held to honor her [...]

Edith Forgy Memorial

Edith Forgy Memorial

A memorial rite was held to honor the life of the Reverend Deaconess Edith Wood Forgy on Saturday November 21, 2009, at the Memorial Chapel of The Holy Child. Edith passed into the Light on October 19, 2009, at the age of 77. The order for service included scriptural readings, eulogy, benediction of commital, and final blessing. A banquet [...]

Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service

Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service

The 24th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service was held Wednesday November 25, 2009, at Sparks United Methodist Church. This worship service of prayers, readings, and music from a variety of faith traditions permitted individual faith leaders to express praise and thanks in the manner of their own traditions in company with all others in [...]

Religion and the Paranormal

Religion and the Paranormal

In a special two-hour class held at Truckee Meadows Community College, the Reverend Gary Robert Buchanan of the International Community of Christ represented Christianity in a many-sided discussion of the topic "Religion and the Paranormal." Other religions represented were Hinduism, Judaism, and Spiritualism. Before a general panel discussion, [...]

Faith Leaders Meeting

Faith Leaders Meeting

A meeting of Northern Nevada faith leaders was held August 28, 2009, at Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada-Reno campus, hosted by U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-NV). The purpose of this roundtable discussion among Northern Nevada interfaith leaders was to discuss the importance of faith in Nevada, as well as the role [...]

Food Bank Breakfast

Food Bank Breakfast

The breakfast meeting on October 19, 2009, sponsored by Food Bank of Northern Nevada in conjunction with Feeding America brought together local faith leaders to commemorate International World Food Day. Representing the International Community of Christ was the Reverend Canon Robert Petrovich. Local Food Bank officials spoke at the meeting and [...]

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