Faith in action: Orthodox Easter, peace forum, immigration service
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Empty Bowls

Join Catholic Community Services of Utah and Clay Arts, Utah to help feed hungry families by buying handmade bowls by area artists for $15 each. There will be music and activities for children. For more information, visit EmptyBowlsUtah.org. For questions, contact Danielle Stamos at dstamos@ccsutah.org or 801-428-1216.

When • Saturday, May 4, noon-4 p.m.

Where • St. Vincent de Paul Resource Center, 437 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City

Greek Orthodox Easter Services — Prophet Elias

Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church will hold Easter services on Holy Saturday with a Vesperal Liturgy at 8:30 a.m.. At midnight, the Paschal Divine Liturgy will be held followed by a complimentary Paschal meal. Easter services will be held at 11 a.m.

When • Saturday, May 4, 8:30 a.m., midnight; Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m.

Where • Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, 5335 S. Highland Drive, Holladay

Greek Orthodox Easter Services — Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Cathedral will hold Easter services on Holy Saturday with a Vesperal Liturgy at 8:30 a.m. At midnight, the Paschal Divine Liturgy will be held followed by a complimentary Paschal meal. At 11 a.m. Sunday, Agape Vespers will be held. Visit gocslc.org for information.

When • Saturday, May 4, 8:30 a.m., midnight; Sunday, May 5, 11 a.m.

Where • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable — Sunrise Peace Forum

Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable will welcome author Douglas Johnston as keynote speaker at a community event sponsored by the Utah District of Rotary International. His speech is titled "Harnessing the Unifying Power of Faith — The Power to Build People, Families, Community and Peace."

When • Sunday, May 5, 8 a.m.- 9:15 a.m.

Where • Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • Free

Blessing of the Hands Ceremony

Several Utah spiritual leaders will bless nurses and other caregivers and hospital volunteers. The event will be held on the fourth floor outdoor patio.

When • Monday, May 6, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where • Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Rumi Poetry Club

This club espouses spiritual poetry for every day and as a form of meditation.

When • Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Sandy Gardenfest

Gardenfest is a garden sale that supports the missions of Grace Lutheran Church and School, including the Utah Food Bank, through the new school vegetable garden, Grace Gardens.

When • Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where • Grace Lutheran Church & School, 1815 E. 9800 South, Sandy

Tickets • Free

Sanctus Real — The Promises Tour

Christian band Sanctus Real will perform with JJ Heller and Bread of Stone. Visit www.notashamedmedia.com/#!utah/cu40 for tickets.

When • Saturday, May 11, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Mountain View Christian Assembly, 300 E. 8000 South, Sandy

Tickets • $18.99; visit bit.ly/11lSe2z

Interfaith Immigration Prayer Service

Humane immigration reform will be the focus of an interfaith prayer service. The Rev. John C. Wester, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, will join Pastor Steve Klemz, of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, and other religious leaders in prayer and reflection with and for immigrants.

When • Saturday, May 11, 7 p.m.

Where • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1070 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free