Religion briefs: Liberty at Carson City’s First Baptist

Liberty to perform at First Baptist

Liberty, a men’s quarter, will perform at First Baptist Church, 1750 Mountain St., at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.

Liberty is a Gospel group based in the West with a full-time concert schedule. The members of Liberty are Royce Mitchell, bass; Philip Batton, tenor; and Paul W. Ellis, lead/baritone; the fourth position is currently vacant. Liberty averages 50,000 to 70,000 miles a year, ministering in up to 150 performances for church services, nursing homes, prisons, and other ministries. The group also sings at large conventions including Southwest Gospel Music Festival, Great Western Fan Festival, and the Gospel Music Fan Festival in Canada.

‘Counteracting terrorism’ lecture planned

Kari Mashos, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, will present a talk, “Counteracting Terrorism — The Global Reach of Prayer” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Nevada Room of the Governor’s Mansion.

Mashos shares ideas based on the Bible and “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy. She said she uses her own experiences to help audiences explore how to connect more deeply with universal love to find comfort, safety, and peace.

Mashos was an opera singer for several years and also founded her own opera company to highlight social issues before devoting herself full-time to the practice and teaching of Christian Science healing. Mashos has appeared live on radio programs in the U.S., UK, and Australia. She’s a frequent contributor to Christian Science publications and speaks internationally as a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.


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