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2010 Nevada Prayer Breakfast Planned

2010 Nevada Prayer Breakfast Planned

Members of the Nevada Clergy Association are endeavoring to resurrect the old Nevada tradition of the Governor’s Prayer Breakfast in a new form: the Nevada Prayer Breakfast. Following a number of preliminary meetings in February and March of this year, The Reverend Sean Savoy was appointed chair of the organizing committee, which hopes to [...]

St. Mary’s Hospital Volunteers Recognized

St. Mary’s Hospital Volunteers Recognized

On April 23, 2010, St. Mary’s Hospital, located down the street from the Chancellery of the International Community of Christ, held a "Heart of Gold" luncheon to show appreciation for its volunteers. At this event, the Reverend Deacon Rhys Andrews (pictured) was one of the volunteers who was presented a silver pin award for appreciation of her [...]

Third Hindu Baccalaureate Service Held

Third Hindu Baccalaureate Service Held

The third annual Hindu baccalaureate service was held at the University of Nevada–Reno (UNR) in the Joe Crowley Student Union on Sunday April 11, 2010. Attending on behalf of the Second Advent Church was the Right Reverend Gene Savoy Jr., who also took part in planning the event as president of the Nevada Clergy Association. Bishop Savoy [...]

Vandalism at the Church of New Mount Tabor

Vandalism at the Church of New Mount Tabor

Ministers preparing to perform Communion Service on Sunday March 14, 2010, at the Church of New Mount Tabor in the Sanctuary of Revelation discovered evidence of vandalism at the site. It appeared that an individual on a motorcycle had rammed and overturned the vestry rack and disturbed the vestry area. No damage was reported on the communion [...]

Father Reano Castell Passes into the Light

Father Reano Castell Passes into the Light

A funeral service to honor the life of the Reverend Father Reano Castell (March 26, 1931 – March 9, 2010) was held Saturday March 20, 2010, in the Chapel of the Holy Child, Reno, Nevada. In recognition of Father Castell’s office in The Church, his casket was draped with The Church flag; in recognition of his citizenship and proud service in [...]

Satyachetana Collaboration

Satyachetana Collaboration

On October 9 and December 1, 2009, the leaders of two spiritual movements met in Reno, Nevada, to discuss ways in which their two movements and organizations might collaborate. On both occasions, Swami Sri Atmananda, founder and leader of the Satyachetana Movement and Divine Mission, together with a number of his devotees, met with the Right [...]

St. Mary’s Remembers

St. Mary’s Remembers

A memorial was held on January 28, 2010, for patients at St. Mary’s Hospital who had passed away during the winter season of 2009. They were recalled by their loved ones and friends with poetry, music, photographs, and candles of remembrance. The Reverend Bill Bartlett, head chaplain at St. Mary’s for many years, was instrumental in planning [...]

Call for Worker Justice

Call for Worker Justice

An interfaith rally was held January 12, 2010, at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada for local faith leaders to stand in solidarity with workers and retirees of Nevada Energy, which has been trying to slash pay and benefits for current and former employees. The drive was led by the Reverend Neal Anderson (pictured), Rabbi [...]

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrated

On Sunday, January 17, 2009, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Community Memorial Service was held at the Second Baptist Church. The program offered musical performances, award presentations, and a keynote address by University of Nevada-Reno professor R. Grant Seals, PhD., that told the "real" history of civil rights activism in the [...]

Bishop Gene Savoy Jr Appointed MLK Chair

Bishop Gene Savoy Jr Appointed MLK Chair

On December 22, 2009, the Reverend Onie Cooper announced that he was stepping down as chair of the Northern Nevada Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Committee after decades of service. In the same letter that he made this announcement to all members of the Martin Luther King Jr Committee, Rev. Cooper named Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. to be his successor. [...]

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