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Faith in action: Mormon prophets, Catholic bishop's return, Gandhi Award and more

Published September 20, 2013 1:38 pm

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Oktoberfest — Grace Lutheran Church and School

Welcome fall German-style at Grace Lutheran's Oktoberfest. There will be a children's carnival, silent auction and marketplace featuring more than 60 vendors, authentic German food and, of course, beer. Accordion player Janet Todd and her band, the Heidelberg Express, will provide music.

When • Saturday, Sept. 21, noon-9 p.m.

Where • Grace Lutheran Church & School, 1815 E. 9800 South, Sandy

Tickets • Free; kiddie Carnival passes extra

'No Greater Love' Exhibit

The LDS Church History Museum exhibit "No Greater Love," which includes works showing Christ's love in his earthly ministry and resurrection, runs through October 2014 in the museum theatre gallery. Visit history.lds.org/event/no-greater-love?lang=eng for information.

When • Monday through Friday, Sept. 23-27, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Where • LDS Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

United Nations Association of Utah Potluck Dinner

The United Nations Association of Utah will have a free potluck dinner, fundraiser and panel lecture on The United Nations Children's Fund. Dinner will be at 6 p.m.; the program at 7 p.m.

When • Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m.

Where • Mount Olympus Presbyterian Church, 3280 E. 3900 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Treasures of the Collection Open House

The Treasures of the Collection Open House will feature various items from the lives of the LDS Church presidents. The open house will be from Sept. 26 through Oct. 11. For more information, visit history.lds.org or call 801-240-2272.

When • Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 26-28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Where • LDS Church History Library, 15 E. North Temple , Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Bishop's Dinner for the Cathedral of the Madeleine

The Cathedral of the Madeleine will sponsor the Bishop's Dinner, a fundraiser for the preservation of the building. The Rev. George H. Niederauer, the former archbishop of San Francisco who used to oversee the Salt Lake City Diocese, will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Laurel Dokos at 801-328-8941.

When • Thursday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

Where • Grand America Hotel, 555 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Celebration of Faith

The 10th Annual Community Celebration of Faith will feature the Interfaith Choirs and the historic 107-year-old pipe organ at the First United Methodist Church, the oldest in Utah with more of its original components in their original location. Hosting the event this year is the Rev. Eun-sang Lee, pastor at First United Methodist Church.

When • Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m.

Where • First United Methodist Church, 203 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Wesley Bell Ringer Rummage Sale

Christ United Methodist Church will hold the Wesley Bell Ringers' biannual rummage sale. Donations for the sale will be accepted through Sept. 26.

When • Friday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Maximized Manhood 2013

Maximized Manhood 2013 conference will provide focus for men and male youths age 12 and above. For tickets, visit christianmensnetwork.com or call Lefty Espinosa at 801-580-0257.

When • Saturday, Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Where • Life Church, 3818 W. 4700 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $29; Lunch is included in the price of admission

2013 Gandhi Peace Award

Utah poet and peace activist Emma Lou Thayne will receive the 2013 Gandhi Peace Award at the annual Gandhi Birthday Celebration. Also on the program will be a Muslim call to prayer and remarks by the imam of the Islamic Society of Greater Salt Lake.

When • Sunday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m.

Where • Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

India Fest

Celebrate the Pageant of the Ramayana, a colorful gala featuring entertainment, drama and food.

When • Sunday, Sept. 29, 5-8:30 p.m.

Where • Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 311 W. 8500 South, Spanish Fork

Tickets • $3

Author Mark Scandrette

Spiritual formation director Mark Scandrette will give a presentation called "Living Generously" and do a Q-and-A on Christian simplicity based on his book "Free: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most."

When • Sunday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m.

Where • Mount Olympus Presbyterian Church, 3280 E. 3900 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free