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Faith in action: Greek Fest, immigration walk, historic Mormon wards & more

Published September 6, 2013 11:23 am

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Greek Festival 2013

The Greek Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Greek Orthodox Church, will have food, entertainment and bakery items. Visit http://www.saltlakegreekfestival.com for information.

When • Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Where • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $3

Meet Your Priests Mix and Mingle

"Meet Your Priests Mix and Mingle" will introduce the Rev. Martin Diaz and the Rev. Jose Barrera into the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Bring an appetizer (finger food) to share. Beverages will be provided.

When • Saturday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Operation Christmas Child Luncheon

Join Calvary Chapel Salt Lake for its annual project leaders' Operation Christmas Child luncheon. Receive supplies, ideas and inspiration. Project leaders, pastors and OCC volunteers are all welcome.

When • Saturday, Sept. 7, noon.

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

Yale First LDS Ward Open House

The Yale LDS First Ward will hold an open house to view the newly remodeled and renovated building. Free guided and self-guided tours available. Visit mormon.org for information.

When • Saturday, Sept. 7, 5-8 p.m.

Where • Yale LDS Ward, 1431 Gilmer Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Journey of Hope with Immigrants and the Poor Walk

The Peace and Justice Commission will stage a prayer walk/pilgrimage from 4 to 6 p.m. The 2.2-mile walk begins at the soup kitchen and proceeds with stops for prayer at the 4th Street Clinic, federal courthouse, federal building and then to the Cathedral of the Madeleine for a Mass.

When • Sunday, Sept. 8, 4-6 p.m.

Where • St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen , 235 S. Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Magnificat Concert

The Cathedral of the Madeleine will sponsor Magnifcat, an intercultural concert to honor the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene. Tickets can be purchased during coffee hour after Sunday morning Masses.

When • Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m.

Where • Juan Diego Catholic High School, 11800 S. 300 East, Draper

Tickets • $5

Eccles Organ Festival

The Eccles Organ Festival will begin Sept. 8 and run through Nov. 3. On Sept. 8, Nathan Laube will perform.

When • Sundays, 8 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Bible Study Fellowship's Matthew Class

Pre-registration for Bible Study Fellowship's women's class for Matthew study from Sept. 11 through May 7. Late registrations are accepted throughout the study year. For more information, visit http://www.bsfinternational.org, or call 210-492-4676.

When • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 9:10-11 a.m.

Where • Risen Life Church, 2780 E. 3900 South

Folk Fest 2013

Folk Fest 2013 activities include a car show, golf tournament, games for all ages, rides for the kids, food and live music. Admission is free. The event is a benefit for St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, the Dorothy Day Food Pantry and the surrounding community. Visit stjoseph-wj.org for information.

When • Saturday, Sept. 7, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Where • St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

God's Work — Our Hands Day of Service

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Lutheran Church in America has designated Sunday, Sept. 8, a day of service, called "God's Work — Our Hands." Our Saviour's Lutheran Church will join nearly 10,000 congregations for one dedicated day of service. Visit oslcslc.org/events for information.

When • Sunday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m.

Where • Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 3900 S. 2500 East, Holladay

Tickets • Free

Ignite Your Spirit

Christ United Methodist Church will hold an "Ignite the Spirit" worship and activities. Everyone should wear red. Services start at 8 a.m. followed by fellowship, refreshments, information and activities in the gym at 10 a.m. At 11:45 a.m., a free grilled lunch will be served. The day ends at 5 p.m. with Tween Flicks.

When • Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Capitol Hill Ward "Old Rock Church" Tours

Every Wednesday in Septemeber, there will be a tour of the church. There will be a slide show of history of the building and a docent-guided or self-guided tours available. For more information, contact Pauline Shaw at luawanna@gmail.com.

When • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where • Old Rock Church, Capitol Hill LDS Ward, 413 W. Capitol, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Cathedral Art History and Architecture Classes

The Cathedral Art History and Architecture classes will be presented by Martha Seiner in the pastoral center.

When • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Civil-rights document screening

The civil-rights documentary "An Ordinary Hero" will be screened. The film's subject, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, will attend a reception afterward. Mulholland was a Freedom Rider and helped plan and organize the March on Washington, culminating with the Rev. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

When • Wednesday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Calvary Baptist Church, 1090 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

LDS Church History Museum Artists at Work

The Church History Museum will hold its fifth annual Artists at Work, an evening in which patrons can stroll through the museum watching and interacting with the artists.

When • Friday, Sept. 13, 6:30-9 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Shoebox Rally and Motorcycle Ride

Join Operation Christmas Child Northern Utah for the 10th Annual Shoebox Rally & Motorcycle Run. The ride starts at Harley-Davidson of Salt Lake, with registration at 9 a.m. and departure for a 94-mile trek through East Canyon to Morgan and back again to Harley-Davidson, where The Full Throttle Band will perform a concert and lunch will be served. Register at http://www.CalvarySLC.org/OCC.

When • Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m.

Where • Harley-Davidson of Salt Lake, 2928 S. State St.

Tickets • $25; visit bit.ly/1cHjqyX

Yom Kippur Services

Yom Kippur, also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest and most solemn day of the year on the Jewish calendar. Visit jewishutah.com/calendar/view/list.asp?tdate=9/13/2013 for information.

When • Friday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Where • Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, 1760 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free