Nevada County

Baha’i Community

On Saturday, Feb. 15, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., the Nevada County Baha’i Community is sponsoring a public meeting on “The Baha’i Perspective on The Purpose of Life.” This will be an afternoon of sharing the sacred in an informative, fun and interactive manner.

Carlos and Nancy Portillo will lead the discussion on this subject.

The meeting will be held at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room in Nevada City.

Twin Cities Church

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The current message series, “Walking Wisely,” will continue this Sunday morning at Twin Cities Church. Pastor Ron Thompson will be delivering the message “Coping With Change.”

The community is invited to participate in the upcoming “Making Cent$” workshop on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 8:45 a.m. downstairs at the Grass Valley Veteran’s Hall. There will be lessons on how to save up to $125 weekly at the grocery store.

A group of men will be participating in their annual Men’s Retreat at Zephyr Cove Conference Center at Lake Tahoe, during the weekend of Feb. 21-23. Guest speaker Greg Summi will be asking the men some challenging questions and encouraging them to experience a spiritual renewal.

Twin Cities meets every Sunday morning at the Veteran’s Hall in Grass Valley at 255 South Auburn St. They offer two services at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

There are childrens classes at both services. Junior high students meet at 8:45 and high school students meet at 10:45 a.m.

For more information on upcoming events, please call the Twin Cities Church office at 273-6425 or visit their Web site at

Unity in the Gold

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“A Leper in Town” (Mark 2:1-5) is the title of the Rev. Joe Sloan’s lesson this Sunday at Unity in the Gold Country. Paul Ong will be the guest musician. 

Services are held at 10:30 a.m. at Esterly Hall (Board of Realtors Building, lower level) located at 336 Crown Point Circle in Grass Valley.  Youth Church meets at the same time across the street in the Spiritual Learning Center at 333 Crown Point Circle, Suite 215. 

Child-care is also available. You are invited to stay after the service for refreshments and fellowship. 

“Bible Alive” continues on Wednesdays starting at 7:00 p.m.  A Course in Miracles meets Thursday nights at 7:00-8:15 p.m. beginning Feb 18, the Tuesday morning Women’s Circle will begin a new series based on the book “The Heroine’s Journey” by Maureen Murdock. 

Pam Smithson, LUT will facilitate. “Learning to Communicate With Those Who Have Passed Through Life Expressions and Dreams” will be presented by Phoebe Lauran (from Paris) on Mondays, Feb. 24 and March 3, at 7-8:30 p.m. All classes are held at the Spiritual Learning Center. 

You may check out the complete calendar on the Web page at Unity is affiliated with the Association of Unity Churches and the 115 year-old Unity School of Christianity, which publishes the Daily Word.

Grass Valley Seventh Day Adventist celebration

A high day will be celebrated at the Grass Valley SDA Church, Saturday, Feb.15. At the morning service, which begins at 10:30 a.m., the congregation will interview nine previous pastors of the Church and celebrate the full payment of, and the burning of the mortgage on the facility.

The speaker of the morning service will be Pastor Wayne Young, who led the church when it began construction seven years ago.

After a celebratory banquet in the community center, the afternoon service will begin at 2:30 p.m. The speaker at this service will be Pastor Ricardo Graham, who presently serves as president of the Northern California Conference.

This program will also feature several renowned musicians, both local and from out of town, in praise of God’s goodness. The public is cordially invited to join with us in this glad celebration, which includes a noontime meal.

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