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Faith in action: Blessing of the Pets, Eccles Organ Festival, more

Published October 4, 2013 10:52 am

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Gospel of St. Mark Presentation

Experience the entire Gospel of St. Mark in two hours of storytelling by priest and actor the Rev. Joseph Morris. To find out more, call 801-278-4619 or visit http://www.cottonwoodpres.org.

When • Saturday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.

Where • Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 E. Vine St., Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • Free; donations accepted

Christ United Methodist Church Health Fair

Christ United Methodist Church will hold a health fair where there will be seasonal flu shots for ages 3 and older for $30; pneumonia shot, cardiovascular screenings (carotid artery), Ask a Doc, Nurse & Physical Therapist; screenings for blood sugar, cholesterol, hearing, vision, blood pressure, bone density and body mass index; and more. Fasting and/or appointments are required for some of the tests. Call 801-486-5473 for information.

When • Sunday, Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

The Blessing of the Pets

The Very Rev. Ray Waldon and Cathedral clergy will bless pets in honor of St. Francis Of Assisi Day. The blessings will be for the good health and companionship of pets as well as their owners. The blessing is followed by a "bring your own picnic" with grills available.

When • Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.

Where • St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, 231 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Eccles Organ Festival

The Eccles Organ Festival will feature Jean-Baptist Rubin.

When • Sunday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Westvale Presbyterian Church Celebration

Westvale Presbyterian Church celebrates its 50th anniversary. After the 10:30 a.m. services, a potluck lunch will be held at noon.

When • Sunday, Oct. 6, noon

Where • Westvale Presbyterian Church, 3610 S. 4400 West, West Valley City

Tickets • Free

Jose Bonilla Citizenship Luncheon and Fiesta

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church will hold a fiesta for Jose Bonilla's citizenship. Bonilla is associate director for Lutheran Social Service of Utah Inter-Faith & Community-Wide Ministries. The church sponsored his citizenship.

When • Sunday, Oct. 6, noon

Where • Mount Tabor Lutheran Church, 210 S. 700 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Joel and Victoria Osteen

"A Night of Hope" with Joel and Victoria Osteen is an outreach of Joel Osteen Ministries. Attendees will hear an inspirational message from Joel and Victoria along with the music of the Lakewood Band and Ensemble. Visit maverikcenter.com for information.

When • Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Tickets • $18.50; Park is $10 per vehicle or $25 VIP; visit bit.ly/1drbMN0

Blessing the Beasts

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection will offer the annual Blessing of the Beasts to the entire community. All are welcome to bring their furry or feathered friends to be blessed as they commemorate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, known to have loved all of God's creature. For more information, contact LynZBriggs@gmail.com.

When • Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.

Where • Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 1131 S. Main St., Centerville

Tickets • Free

Catholics Can Mass

Catholic Bishop John C. Wester will celebrate the talents and gifts of people with disabilities at the "Catholics Can" Mass. A reception will follow the mass. For further information, contact Dolores Lopez at 801-328-8641 or Carol Ruddell at 801-440-8729.

When • Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.

Where • St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 2315 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free