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Faith in action: Mormon videos, famine fundraiser, Beatles and more

Published February 27, 2014 3:18 pm

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Online videos about Joseph Fielding Smith

The LDS Church History Department has created a series of short videos on the life of President Joseph Fielding Smith. They are available at history.lds.org/article/joseph-fielding-smith-teachings-sanctity-of-the-family?lang=eng.

We Will Sing and Not Be Silent: Women, Faith Traditions, and Leadership

The University of Utah College of Social Work and College of Humanities will present a multifaith event dedicated to discussing women's role in faith, particularly in regard to gender equality in leadership. Visit http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/2789 for a schedule of events.

When • Saturday, March 1, 12:30-6 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Tickets • Free

30-Hour Famine

The Youth of Christ United Methodist Church will participate in the annual 30-Hour Famine to raise money and awareness about world hunger. The group will go without food for 30 hours (juice is consumed) and learn about the challenges of hunger and poverty through competitions, learning experiences and worship times. Donations can be made at worldvision.org.

When • Saturday, March 1, 5 p.m.

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

'The Beatles, The Bible and Beyond'

Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City will present the movie: "The Beatles, The Bible and Beyond" with Ken Mansfield, former U.S. manager of The Beatles' Apple Records and Grammy Award-winning producer. Visit http://www.CalvarySLC.org for information.

When • Saturday, March 1, 6 p.m.; Sunday, March 2, 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.

Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets • Free

'Practicing Charity: Everyday Daughters of God' Exhibit

The LDS Church History Museum will present "Practicing Charity: Everyday Daughters of God," a seven-month exhibition featuring the works of three LDS artists: Lee Bennion, Brian Kershisnik and Kathy Peterson. The artists, chosen because their pieces honor women, highlight the joy in the small moments of life. The exhibit features interactive elements for kids.

When • Monday through Friday, March 3-7, 10 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Rumi Poetry Club: The Enlightened Heart

This club espouses spiritual poetry for everyday and as a form of meditation to nourish the soul and mind.

When • Tuesday, March 4, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Roman Catholic Church's springtime fast, will occur on March 5. Masses for the imposition of ashes will be celebrated at 8 a.m., noon with the Choir School, 6 p.m. with the Cathedral Choir and 8 p.m. in Spanish with the Cathedral Spanish Choir.

When • Wednesday, March 5, 8 a.m., noon, 6 and 8 p.m.

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

Brigham Young University Church History Symposium

The Brigham Young University Church History Symposium, "The Worldwide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism," includes a keynote address by Terryl L. Givens, at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Smith Building auditorium on the BYU campus. Visit ce.byu.edu/cw/churchHistory for information.

When • Thursday, March 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Conference Center, 770 E. University Parkway, Provo

Brigham Young University Church History Symposium

The Brigham Young University Church History Symposium, "The Worldwide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism," will be held at the LDS Conference Center on March 7. The keynote address at 9 a.m. will be given by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of the church. Visit ce.byu.edu/cw/churchHistory for information.

When • Friday, March 7, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where • LDS Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Holladay Preschool celebration

Holladay Preschool is inviting past and present families, teachers, community leaders and members of the Holladay United Church of Christ to celebrate 60 years of imagination, exploration and play. The "fiesta" includes a dinner, silent and live auction to help raise funds toward a new playground. Visit http://www.holladaypreschool.org for information.

When • Friday, March 7, 6-9 p.m.

Where • Holladay United Church of Christ, 2631 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay

Tickets • $15

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