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Religion briefs

Mountain Stream Meditation Center, a Buddhist Insight Meditation group, meets Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Wild Mt. Yoga, 574 Searls Ave. in Nevada City. On Monday Maeve Hassett of the Auburn Mountain Stream sangha, will give a dharma talk on “Forgiveness.” Maeve is in the Community Dharma Leader Program at Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre. All levels of practice are welcome.

For more information call Barbara at 272-6425 or visit

B’Nai Harim

Nevada County Jewish Community Center Sisterhood presents an afternoon social from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Nevada County Jewish Community Center, 506 Walsh St. in Grass Valley. Event features canasta, bridge, scrabble, desserts and more.

The Brotherhood meeting will take place in the sanctuary at 8 a.m. Sunday with guest speaker Elinor Barnes on “Kurt Weill: Creating a Musical Kaleidoscope.”

Rabbi Michael Oblath will conduct Friday Night Services at 7:30 p.m. at the Nevada County Jewish Community Center, B’Nai Harim, 506 Walsh St. in Grass Valley. Oneg and Social time to follow.

For more information and reservations call Norma at 477-0922.

New Covenant Baptist Church

New Covenant Baptist Church is exploring a series entitled “Becoming a Contagious Christian.” NCBC offers a Traditional worship at 9 a.m., refreshments at 10:20 a.m. and Contemporary Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Both services meet at 140 Park Ave. and have childcare available. Life Groups for all ages at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Come, join us as we discover what God has to say to us.

Threshold Bible study (ages 18-29) meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at the Fields’ home.

Wednesday activities are held at 453 S. Auburn St. and begin with a Family Meal at 5 p.m. with a donation of $4 adult; $2 child; $12 family. Childcare is available for preschool children; Children grades 1-6 participate in “TeamKid”; and grades 7-12 participate in “Epicentre.” NCBC offers a Beth Moore women’s study on “Daniel” and a General Adult Bible Study, “Experiencing God,” and an adult Bible study Thursday 7 p.m. titled “Living Water.” All are welcome to join us.

For more information call 274-8516.

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