The monthly meeting scheduled to be held at the Baha'i Center on Tuesday, October 13th has been CANCELLED. The meetings will resume on November 10th at Community Lutheran Church.Find out more »
Interfaith Forum – Practical Religion: How My Religion Plays Out in My Daily Life and in Relation to Others
The daily practices and religious worldviews that guide life choices; give strength, hope, perspective, meaning and purpose, especially during times of tests and difficulties; and direct how we interact others. Location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 877 Temple View Dr Las Vegas, NV 89110 Speakers: - Pagan: Candace Kant, PhD, Dean of Students, Cherry Hill Seminary - SGI Buddhism: Ms. Diane Canada, SGI Las Vegas Region Women’s Vice Leader - Humanism: Mr. Mel Lipman, Past National President, American…Find out more »
Interfaith Forum – Angels, Demons and Dybbuks: What Religions Have to Say About Other Worldly Beings!
Descriptions of and the purposes fulfilled by other worldly beings. Are they considered symbolic or real? Where do they exist? How do they relate to human beings? Location: Chapel at Bishop Gorman High School 5959 S. Hualapai Way Las Vegas, NV 89148 Speakers: - Pagan: Candace Kant, PhD, Dean of Students, Cherry Hill Seminary - Judaism: Rabbi Sanford Akselrad, Congregation Ner Tamid - SGI Buddhism: Mr. Joel Ferguson, SGI Las Vegas Men’s Leader - Catholicism: Father Bill Kenny, Holy Spirit…Find out more »
What do theories and pictures of an ever-expanding universe, evidence of a quickly melting polar cap, the development of artificial intelligence and quantum physics’ suggestion of the possibility of parallel universes all say about God and religion? Does scientific development point to the existence of God? How does religious doctrine affect a believer’s acceptance of scientific inquiry and response to its findings? Special Note: Youth Forum, Panelists are 20-30 years old Location: The Baha’i Center 7035 West Oakey Boulevard Las…Find out more »
Topic of the Month: Why is a conversation between religious and non-religious a good idea? Or is it? And what does it mean to move beyond dialog. How can we integrate the ideas into our own communities? The goal of the meeting is to get to know one another and keep in touch. The meetings start with introductions and a sharing of your faith or philosophical identifications view/response on a ‘question/topic of the month’. There is also time to share…Find out more »
Interfaith Forum – World Peace and Justice: How My Faith Actively Promotes World Peace and Social Justice
A presentation of the actual teachings in each faith that encourage the promotion of world peace and justice. How both the religious organization at large, and the individual members of the faith are encouraged to engage in the promotion of peace and matters of contemporary social justice. Location: The Islamic Society of Nevada 4730 East Desert Inn Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89121 Speakers: - Judaism: Rabbi Mel Hecht - SGI Buddhism: Mr. Joel Ferguson, SGI Las Vegas Men’s Leader -…Find out more »
Please join the Muslim community of Las Vegas on Sunday, December 13th, 2015 at 4:30pm at the Jamai Masjid, Islamic Society of Nevada, 4730 East Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas 89121 for an Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Peace and Unity. The vigil will focus on prayer for the victims of the growing number of violent acts globally that target innocent people in the East and the West and subsequent fear and hateful backlash towards American Muslims. When violent perpetrators want…Find out more »
Monthly Discussion Meeting – How does our religion or belief help us cope with violent incidents and natural disasters?
Our community has just recently experienced a terrible mass murder on the "strip". How does our religion or belief help us cope with such incidents and with natural disasters? Location: The Baha'i Center of Las Vegas 7035 W Oakey Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Date & Time: Tuesday, October 10th, 12-1:30PM Come join us each month for this friendly, open dialogue that gives the opportunity to understand a variety of perspectives. Get a deeper understanding of your own faith and…Find out more »
The major tenets and central truths of each faith. Teachings that help determine how believers view their place in time and space; their relationship with God/or higher power; how they worship, pray, and engage in key observances. Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3400 W. Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89102 Speakers: Pagan: Candace Kant, Ph.D., Dean of Students, Cherry Hill Seminary Judaism: Yocheved Mintz, Rabbi Emerita, Sr. Educator of Congregation P’nai Tikvah Islam: Mrs. Fahima Khalaf,…Find out more »