What’s happening in religion
Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship will host a Harvest Festival from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 3580 Blackwood Road.
The indoor alternative celebration will include games, face painting, a pumpkin pie eating contest, caramel apples, hot foods, candy, hot cider, hot chocolate, a pumpkin patch and snack bar. Children are encouraged to wear Biblical costumes and participate in the costume contest.
The cost is $3 per child. For more information call Lake Tahoe Christian Fellowship at (530) 544-4357, ext. 231.
Value of prayer is sermon topic
Bill Bensmiller will be the guest speaker at two presentations Sunday, Oct. 29, at Lake Tahoe Church of Christ, 3609 Vanda Lee Way.
His sermon at the 11 a.m. Sunday morning worship service will be “The Value of Private Prayer.” His topic is 6:30 p.m. is “The Value of Public Prayer.” A Bible class meets at 10 a.m. each Sunday.
For more information call (530) 544-0909.
Retreats set for sixth-graders
St. Theresa will offer a series of retreats this year for sixth-graders in lieu of weekly faith education classes. The four Saturday retreats are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4, Jan. 20, March 24 and April 21. Participants will be encouraged to attend 5:30 Mass after each retreat.
Topics will include learning to understand yourself, communication, becoming friends, growing up sexually and exploring the Bible. All sixth-graders are welcome, Catholic or not, to come join in these fun-filled educational experiences intended to help prepare youth for the challenges they will face throughout their lives.
Lunch and treats will be provided. Advance registration is requested, including a nominal fee to cover the cost of materials and refreshments.
For more information call (530) 544-4788 and leave a message for Vicki.