Religion Briefs

Har Shalom to hold Hanukah celebration

Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203, will host a “First Night of Hanukah Festival Celebration” from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8.

The event will feature “Modern and Ancient Israeli Hanukah” at 6 p.m., and a Hanukah bonfire and outside gathering for blessings and sharing. There also will be Hanukah stories and discussion, Spielen Dreydl (games for children), with Hanukah gelt and prizes provided.

People should bring their own Menorah and candles, and latkes to share. Catered side dishes and soufganiot (jelly donuts) will be provided. A $15 freewill offering is suggested. People may bring Kosher-style food or dessert items. Every effort will be made to provide gluten-free options.

Volunteers are needed for every event to meet and greet, help set up, serve, clean up and put away tables and chairs.

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Frontier Baptist to host fall revivals

Frontier Baptist Church will host Fall Revivals from Nov. 25 to 28 at its location, 2201 Forest Ave.

Nov. 25 meetings will take place at 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. The meetings from Nov. 26 to 28 will take place at 7 p.m.

For more information or a ride, call 247-5444 or email

Interfaith Thanksgiving service is Wednesday

An interfaith Thanksgiving service will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 485 Florida Road, across from Chapman Hill.

Five clergy members will preside over the service, representing Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist and Presbyterian faiths. A freewill offering will be taken on behalf of the Durango Shared Ecumenical Ministries. A pie buffet fellowship will be held after the service.

Herald Staff

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