Religion briefs: Benefit concert to aid impoverished children |

Religion briefs: Benefit concert to aid impoverished children

Benefit concert to aid impoverished children

The Five Jamaican Tenors will bring the spirit of Jamaica to the stage when it will perform in a benefit concert to help homeless and abandoned children.

The event at 6:30 p.m. July 16 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community, 3000 N. Lompa Lane, will feature Father Richard Ho Lung, founder of Missionaries of the Poor. The priest’s community of more than 600 brothers live out their motto, “Joyful Service with Christ Crucified,” in Kingston, Jamaica, where they serve homeless and abandoned children. All proceeds from the concert go to Missionaries of the Poor.

The concert is sponsored by St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. Buy tickets at the door or at St. Gall, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville.

For prices and more information, call 775-782-2852.

Civil Air Patrol seeking volunteer chaplain

A clergy or religious professional is sought to serve as chaplain of the Carson City Civil Air Patrol Squadron, a volunteer position that provides spiritual guidance to cadets and support to senior members in Search and Rescue and Aerospace Education programs.

Volunteers must meet all requirements for Civil Air Patrol senior membership (see CAPR 39-2, Civil Air Patrol Membership); must be a fully ordained or qualified clergy/religious professional of their faith group; must be actively engaged in or retired from a denominationally approved vocation; must obtain an ecclesiastical endorsement from a faith group listed by the Armed Forces Chaplains Board; must have bachelor’s degree from institution listed in ACE Higher Education Directory; must possess a post-baccalaureate graduate degree of at least 72 semester hours (108 quarter hours) in the field of theological or related studies from a qualifying educational institution.

Clergy without accredited graduate degree may ask for a waiver providing they have a minimum of five years of full-time pastoral experience.

For more information and an application, contact J. Tyler Ballance at 775-737-4175 or