Souper Bowl Sunday

in-gathering at Ascension

TWIN FALLS — Tomorrow, Ascension Episcopal Church will observe Souper Bowl Sunday, a national day of awareness when money and food items will be collected for local hunger programs. Cash donations will benefit the Meals on Wheels program at the Twin Falls Senior Center. Throughout February, cash donations and non-perishable food items will also be gathered to stock Ascension’s Neighbors in Need food pantry.

Morning Prayer worship will be at 9 a.m. Sunday at the church, 371 Eastland Dr. N., Twin Falls. Child care will be available from 8:45 through the completion of the service. A fellowship coffee hour will be held after the worship service. Ascension Café will meet shortly after 10 a.m. when Jeanette Roe will present more information about the Meals on Wheels program.

From 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, the Ascension Studies and Reads group will share thoughts among those who have read the book “Breathing Under Water” by the Rev. Richard Rohr. More information: call Dave Duhaime at 208-733-8881.

All are welcome for worship, study and fellowship at Ascension Episcopal Church which is handicapped-accessible. More information: call 208-733-1248 or go to

Bahai’s host

“Prayers for All”

TWIN FALLS — The public is invited to “Prayers for All,” sponsored by the Bahai Faith of Twin Falls. It will be held at 10 a.m. today at Max Newlin’s home, 328 Seventh Ave. E., Twin Falls. This month’s theme will “Communion With God.”

Prayers from “Bhagavad Gita,” Buddhist Scripture, Christian Scripture, Jewish Scripture, the “Quran,” and “Bahai Prayers” will be read. Discussion will follow without proselytizing and with respect for all viewpoints.

More information: call Max Newlin at 208-221-8621.


Conception holds basketball fundraiser

BUHL — Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Buhl will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the parish hall, 1701 Poplar St., Buhl — by donation only.

The fundraiser will be to support the parish’s middle school youth with expenses for the annual Father Hallissey Basketball Tournament in Boise — started over 60 years ago by Hallissey.

More information: call the church office at 208-543-5136 or Brandon Tverdy, Jason Tverdy or Jason Nunes.

Unitarian Universalists explore perseverance

TWIN FALLS — Individuals who practice perseverance have an intense commitment to what they are doing and sustain this steadfastness even in the face of obstacles, losses and setbacks. This ancient virtue of perseverance can be part of a fuller and richer life. Sunday’s talk will explore the concept of perseverance and how spirituality may play a role; the roadblocks to perseverance; and how to cultivate perseverance in your life.

The Djembe West African drumming group will provide drumming during offertory at the Magic Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Vendor Blender and Event Center, 588 Addison Ave. W. near the old hospital, Twin Falls.

Unitarian Universalism honors the differing paths individuals travel. Congregations are places where people celebrate, support and challenge one another as they continue on their spiritual journeys. Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote: the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another. Newcomers of all religious paths, or none at all, are always welcome. Child care is available. The center is handicapped-accessible. Parking is in the rear of the building.

More information: call Ken Whiting at 208-734-9161 or email


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