Faith in action: Interfaith events, Mormon music, Buddhist art & more

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Interfaith Month Workshop — A Convening Conversation

The Interfaith Roundtable will sponsor the workshop, "A convening conversation: what could be possible across all faith traditions to relieve the chaos and uncertainty in our world." Visit for information. This workshop will be held in the Dean's Hall.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Wesley Bell Ringer Valentine's Dinner

Christ United Methodist Church will hold its seventh annual Wesley Bell Ringer Valentine's dinner, dance and silent auction. For reservations contact, Jody Mattena at or 801-842-2393.

When • Saturday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m.

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

Tickets • $20; $40 per couple, $35 for alumni couple; child care and dinner for the children are provided. Please make reservations for kids.

Interfaith Month Event — Hindu Evening Prayers

Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple will host an evening prayer service, along with a question-and-answer session, as part of the Interfaith Roundtable's Interfaith Month. Footwear needs to be removed before entering the Main Temple Hall. Incense may be used during the service.

When • Monday, Feb. 11, 6:15-7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

"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. The theme of weathering life's storms is discussed as visitors see depictions of stormy seas, lighthouses and other types of storms. Visit for information.

When • Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Joseph Smith: Prophet and Statesman

This spotlight tour will discuss Joseph Smith's 1844 campaign for president of the United States.

When • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 3-:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Men and Women of Faith Lecture — Erastus Snow

Mormon general authority Steven Snow, LDS Church historian and recorder, will discuss Erastus Snow, a leader and colonizer in the faith who helped establish settlements on the Virgin and Santa Clara rivers, in southwestern Utah.

When • Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Where • LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Interfaith Month Event — Imam Muhammed Mehtar

The Interfaith Roundtable will feature Imam Muhammed Mehtar who will lead Muslim prayers and will lecture on the religion as part of the Interfaith Month events. Head covering observed for women. Visit for information.

When • Friday, Feb. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where • Khadeeja Islamic Center, 1019 W. Parkway Ave., West Valley City

LDS Church Music Festival

The LDS Church Music Festival features works composed or arranged by Mormons throughout the United States. The pieces will be performed by the Orem Institute of Religion Latter-day Celebration Choir.

When • Friday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Assembly Hall , 50 W. North Temple, 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.

When • Sunday, Feb. 17, 5:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Visit