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Faith in action: Buddhist art, interfaith lectures and more

Published February 20, 2013 11:35 am
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Christ United Methodist Church Blood Drive

Christ United Methodist Church will hold an ARUP blood drive. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are accepted. Sign up on Sunday morning, or call the church office at 801-486-5473. Make an appointment online at www.arupbloodservices.org. The sponsor code is R001. Check www.utahblood.org for more information and requirements for donation.

When • Sunday, Feb. 17, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Utah Buddhist Arts Festival

The Utah Buddhist Art Festival features an evening concert and an art display hosted by Salt Lake City's Urgyen Samten Ling Gonpa. The concert at the University of Utah includes music, dance and visual art inspired by Buddhism. Visit www.kickstarter.com or call 435-219-9223 for information.

When • Sunday, Feb. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit kck.st/OwNEcA

"Weathering the Storm"

"Weathering the Storm" is a 20-minute gallery walk that highlights 10 works of art from the International Art Competition for Youth. Visit history.lds.org/event/weathering-the-storm?lang=eng for information.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m.

Where • LDS Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Enoch and the Temple

The Utah State University Religious Studies Program and the new Academy for Temple Studies present "Enoch and the Temple," an evening of scholarly discussions concerning religious messages and themes in Enoch literature. George W. E. Nickelsburg, emeritus professor of religion at the University of Iowa, will deliver the keynote address. Send an RSVP email to diane.buist@usu.edu.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:30-7 p.m.

Where • Utah State University, 131 Old Main Hill, Logan

When • Friday, Feb. 22, 1-4 p.m.

Where • Send an RSVP email to byu_studies@byu.edu. The program will be held in 303 JRCB, the Law School Moot Court Room, Brigham Young University, Provo

Tickets • Free

Interfaith Month Lecture — John Benson

The Interfaith Roundtable will present John Benson, who will lecture on "When Impossibilities Happen, What's Behind It?" Visit interfaithroundtable.org for information.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7-8 p.m.

Where • Columbus Center Library, 2530 S. 500 East

Interfaith Month Event — Beverly N. Foulks-McGuire

Beverly N. Foulks-McGuire will lead a dialogue on "Making Sense of Sandy: Christian and Buddhist Responses to Natural Disasters." Visit interfaithroundtable.org for information.

When • Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon-1 p.m.

Where • University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library, 295 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City

Interfaith Month Event — Mohammed Abu-Nimer

University of Utah Religious Studies will sponsor Mohammed Abu-Nimer, who will discuss "Religious Conflict and Peacemaking." The lecture will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by a reception at 7:45 p.m. Visit interfaithroundtable.org for information.

When • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Our Genes, Our Selves: Is There a "Believing Gene"?

The LDS Church History Museum will host the Evenings at the Museum lecture "Our Genes, Our Selves: Is There A "Believing Gene"?" by author Anne Osborn Poelman. Call 801-240-9573 for reservations. Visit history.lds.org/event/anne-osborn-poelman-believing-gene?lang=eng for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 21, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Interfaith Month Event — Catholic Prayer and Worship

St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center will hold a Stations of the Cross; soup supper; Taize, meditative song prayer, and the Blessed Sacrament.

When • Friday, Feb. 22, 5-8:30 p.m.

Where • Newman Center, 170 University St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

The Rock and Worship Roadshow

The Rock and Worship Roadshow will feature MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Family Force 5, Adam Cappa, Tim Timmons and Tedashii, Luminate and Kutless. Visit therockandworshiproadshow.com for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10

Relentless Conference

The Relentless Conference will feature spiritual music and speakers. Speakers include Brian Orme and Michael Leyde. Visit www.relentlessgeneration.com or call 801-505-9248 for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.

Where • Christian Life Center, 2352 E. Highway 193, Layton

Tickets • $45 after Feb. 15, 2013; visit bit.ly/14qNxGI

Interfaith Month Event — Hindu Fire Sacrifice Ceremony

Visit the Hindu Temple for a Fire Sacrifice Ceremony as part of the Interfaith Month event. Visit www.interfaithroundtable.org for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where • India Cultural Center, 1142 W. South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan

Tickets • Free




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