Central Valley Encounter: A Catholic Concert Celebration
Possibility Productions and Holy Spirit Parish are hosting “Central Valley Encounter: A Catholic Concert Celebration,” featuring musicians Dave Moore, Tori Harris, Rev. Kevin McGoldrick and Daniel Bell at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 355 E. Champlain Drive, Fresno. Tickets are $20 or $15 in advance and are available in the church office or online at holyspiritfresno.org. VIP tickets, which include early entry and a question-and-answer period with the artists, are $25. More information is available by calling 559-434-7701.
Call to action on anniversary of pope’s encyclical on the environment
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno has shared the Global Catholic Climate Movement’s Eco-Parish Guide for Catholic Parishes to help mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Sí: Care for Our Common Home,” on June 18. The resources can be downloaded in a number of languages, including Spanish.
Jim Grant, director of the Social Justice Ministry for the Diocese of Fresno, is inviting people to attend a special screening of a film about climate change, “Time To Choose,” by Academy Award-winning director Charles Ferguson as “an incentive for us to take up Pope Francis’ urgent challenge and to start ‘Caring for our Common Home.’ ” The movie will play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at Edwards Fresno Stadium 22 & IMAX in Fresno. Tickets are $12 and can also be purchased online in advance at gathr.us/screening/15233.
New KNXT Catholic videos online
Catholic television station KNXT recently posted a number of new, local programs on its KNXT YouTube channel, which has links to more than 1,600 videos. Some of the recent uploads include “The Right to Life and the Dignity of the Human Person,” “Faith and Politics,” and “Sr. Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues.”
Friday, June 24
Wilbur Daniels and the Chordsmen
New Covenant Community Church, 1744 E. Nees Ave., Fresno, 559-225-2351. 7-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 25
Screening of ‘Juneteenth’ documentary and dinner
Center for Spiritual Living, 723 W. Clinton Ave., Fresno, Fresno, 559-485-2676, free. (Dinner at 5 p.m., movie at 7 p.m.) 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 26
Freedom Fest and Car Show
Monday, June 27
Cornelia Southern Baptist Church, 2405 N. Cornelia Ave., Fresno, 559-277-1533, free. 6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28
Christian Business Women’s Connection luncheon with speaker Liz Harrison
Pardini’s, 2257 W. Shaw Ave., Fresno, cbwcfresno.com/event/luncheon-with-abc-new-liz-harrison, $20. 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Refresh: Worship Nights in the Backyard
Wednesday, June 29
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization presents Sister Asha speaking on “Spirituality and Leadership for the 21st Century”
Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 3
Drum circle and meditation
Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, 559-435-2690. 6-7 p.m.
This Ain’t Your Mama’s Church Sunday Bike Ride
G Street and Yosmite Avenue, Merced, 209-726-6123. 9 a.m.
Worldwide Prophetic Evangelical Ministries
Ramada Fresno Airport, 5090 E. Clinton Way, Fresno, 559-417-1889, Free. 5-7 p.m.
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