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Religion briefs

Join us at New Covenant Baptist Church Sunday for a free friendship banquet featuring comedian, Larry Bubb. Larry Bubb creatively combines music with comedy and drama to portray God’s awesome love for humanity. He has made several TV appearances and has spoken and performed in 30 states and several countries. Various songs from his four albums, including “Big Deal,” have received radio airplay. Larry will be sharing on Sunday for Celebration at 9:30 a.m., as well as during the 11 a.m. Friendship Banquet. Everyone is welcome to this free event, although reservations are highly recommended for the 11 a.m. banquet.

For more information and reservations, call 274-8516.

Pray Nevada County

Pray Nevada County – Seeking God on behalf of our communities. Open to all Christians. Pray Nevada County meets each Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. to pray for our county governments and services, schools and families, businesses and media and churches and parachurch ministries. Since August 1997, 15-25 people from 8-12 congregations have met each week to pray for our communities.

November meetings are being held at Foothill Church, 14600 State Highway 49, Grass Valley.

For more information call the scheduling secretary at 432-0458 or Sierra Ministries International at 478-1478.

Sierra Center for Positive Living

Sierra Center for Positive Living, a Science of Mind church – A New Way to Think, A Better Way to Live. This Sunday, the Rev. Sandra Fairbanks will talk about “Plant Impossible Gardens.” The theme for November is “The Art of Spiritual Living.” Adult and youth services start at 10:30 a.m. at the Banner Grange Hall, 12629 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. Tapes of previous services are available at the church book store. It is Interfaith Food Ministry Sunday. Bring nonperishable food or a check made out to Interfaith Food Ministry.

Junior Church is geared to children 3 to 14. Child care is available. Junior Church is in the Fellowship Hall at 10:30 a.m.

Join us Friday for “Lavender Roses” – a live theater piece designed to change your thinking and change your life – at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge. Paul Perry entertains for the 6:30 p.m. cocktail hour (no host bar and refreshments); 7:30 p.m. performance. Donation $10.

For more information, call 274-1018 or visit http://www.sierra

Sierra Pines United Methodist

Pastor Don Lee’s sermon this Sunday is “Building Memories.” We hurry, we scurry through life and so often give short shrift to those closest in our lives. The cure: pay attention and build good memories. For Daily Devotional online, go to and click on “Read Today’s Devotion.”

Sierra Pines United Methodist Church offers two regular services, contemporary at 9 a.m. and traditional at 10:30 a.m. Child care for children under the age of five is provided.

Sierra Pines United Methodist church is located at 22559 W. Hacienda Drive (near Lake of the Pines).

Sunday School for Children meets at 9 a.m. All youth are invited. Middle School Youth meet at 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Friday is Friday Night Fun from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sierra Pines United Methodist. For more information call Patricia Seeley, Fun Club Director at 268-2745.

For more information call the church office at 268-6907, or visit http://www.sierrapines

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