Religion Briefs

The public is welcome to discuss "The Quest for Love" at an Eckankar worship service at 10 a.m. Feb. 17.


The group meets at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.


During the one-hour worship service, a skilled facilitator will give a brief talk.


Then readings will be held with a small-group discussion then a short contemplation.


Eckankar is the religion of the light and sound of God.


For information, call Carol English at 887-3524.




One-armed surfer's film shown in Reno


Bethany Hamilton, a 13-year-old girl destined for a successful surfing career, lost her arm to a 14-foot tiger shark in 2003. The attack compelled her to discover her purpose in life as she overcame the loss of her arm and got back on the board just three weeks later.


Her documentary, "Heart of a Soul Surfer," will be shown at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at Reno Christian Fellowship, 1700 Zolezzi Lane.


The documentary features exclusive surf and family footage of Bethany before and after the attack, including her first attempts at surfing with one arm and her winning the 2005 NSSA National Surfing Championship, just 19 months after the attack.


Since her attack, Bethany has appeared on "Oprah" and "The Today Show." She has written the best-selling "Soul Surfer."


For information go to www.rcfnv.org. To see a trailer of the film, go to www.walkingonwater.com or heartofasoulsurfer.com.


For information, call 853-4234.

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