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Faith Factor | North Lake Tahoe and Truckee announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at Send the 5w’s: who, what, when, where and why, about 100-150 words.

Call for Easter listings

Send your Faith Factor Easter listing to Community Editor Amy Edgett at, formatted as follows: name of service, date, time, description of service, physical location and contact information, including website if available. Listings may include multiple services, and should run about 100-150 words long. Deadline is April 16 at noon.

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Celebration & World Chanting Gathering

Orenda Blu CD Release Celebration & World Chanting Gathering, Friday, April 11, 6:30-8 p.m., at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, historic downtown Truckee. Emily Tessmer’s second release on Paradise Music entitled “Chants Of Love & Light” will open your heart to the beauty that resides in the space of sacred sound. Prepare yourself for an evening of spirit-led song and celebration. Her new release features chants from all over the world and her previous release was born from traditional sanskrit mantras. Emily will be joined by Julie Collier on flute, Chris Ballard on bass and Kevin Ladd on guitars.

Church of the Mountains to host special guest

You are invited to join a Special Speaker Series, Sunday, April 13 at 9 a.m.

Ryan Hunter, area director for Truckee Young Life, will speak about “A Different Kind of King,” a message based on the Gospel of Matthew.

Young Life is a non-denominational nonprofit that believes middle and high school students have the right to hear about Jesus Christ in a non-threatening way in a language they can understand. Ryan has been with Young Life for 20 years. He is a Truckee resident and husband to Marea and father to Sorin.

Church of the Mountains UMC, is located at 10079 Church St. in downtown Truckee. Contact Cathie Foley at 530-587-4407 or by email for more information. COM hopes you will meet Ryan and celebrate the unconditional love of God for all people.

Passover Mountain Seder

Join the North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation (NTHC) on Tuesday, April 15, for their annual 2nd Night Passover Mountain Seder at Granlibakken Resort Tahoe City.

Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. with services begin promptly at 6 p.m.

Seder traditions and rituals will be presented by Rabbi Beth Beyer. A full multi-course Passover dinner with appropriate dinner and ceremonial wines will be served.

Cost is adults $60; students 5 to 12 years of age $25; no charge for children under 5.

Please make reservations by April 10 to Ernie Grossman at 530-550-0570, or Rose Orenstein at Major credit cards accepted.

Live streamed meditation and worship

With The Agape International Spiritual Center and Dr. Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith. Sunday mornings: 8:30 a.m., meditation; 9 a.m., service

Join with other live streaming groups around the world and tune in at For Goodness Sake. Dr. Beckwith is known for his numerous humanitarian awards and appearances in films “The Secret,” and “Dalai Lama Renaissance.” Agape is a trans-denominational spiritual community formed on the universal truth principles found in the new thought-ancient wisdom traditions and based in Los Angeles.

For 27 years this church has communicated to a world-wide community through its devotional services which include meditation, affirmation, prayer, inspirational ministry and music by the Agape International Choir.

Inspirational cinema — You Can Heal Your Life

This month’s inspirational cinema features, “You Can Heal Your Life, The Movie,” on Sunday, April 27, at 6 p.m., at the Center for Spiritual Living Tahoe-Truckee, 700 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, above the marina.

This entertaining and inspirational movie by author and teacher Louise L. Hay gives penetrating insights into Louise’s fascinating personal story; and shows how her views on self-esteem, abundance, and the metaphysical causes behind physical ailments were developed, plus reveals how she applied these concepts to her own emotional, spiritual, and professional life.

A number of luminaries in the fields of self-help, philosophy, health, spirituality, and “New Thought” join Louise, giving their take on success, happiness, and the myriad ways in which people can heal their own lives. Take your friends and family and share an inspirational and fun evening together. Short discussion will follow the movie. Love donations accepted. For more information call 530-581-5117.


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