Briefs of the week
Prince of Peace accepting preschool and kindergarten enrollments
Prince of Peace Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten is accepting enrollments for the fall 2017-18 school year. The school serves children ages 2-6. The Two’s toddler room and playground is designed for little ones and has a fenced yard and a small toilet facility in the classroom. Children do not need to be toilet trained when they start.
Children who are toilet trained can attend the Three’s class, which has more structured academic time, music and free play. Two classes for four-year-olds have learning centers, circle and story time as well as free play. Kindergarten offers half- or full-day care in a small class environment with a curriculum that meets or exceeds district requirements. The school is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please stop in any time for a tour. Call 951-925-9798 for more information.
The Jewish Prayer Shawl: Meaning and Tradition Explained
A workshop about the meaning and tradition of the Jewish prayer shawl, the Tallit, will take place at Temple Beth Am in San Jacinto on Saturday July 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For thousands of years, Jews have worn the prayer shawl to honor God’s commandment, given to Moses in Numbers 15: 37-40, requiring the practice.
Bill Trujillo, the synagogue’s spiritual leader, will conduct the workshop and focus on the history and significance of the fringed garment and the wisdom imparted by the sages in furthering our understanding of the Tallit (prayer shawl) and the Tzitzit (tassels). Bring your own fringed, four-cornered garment if you have one.This free workshop is open to the community. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP on the Temple Beth Am website, www.templebethamsj.org or call 951-445-0502.
The temple is an unaffiliated Jewish synagogue serving the San Jacinto Valley since 1958, and is located at 20520 State St., San Jacinto, at the corner of Soboba Road.
Hemet Church of Religious Science
On August 4th and 5th we will have a Rummage Sale from 8:00am to 2:00pm.Donuts and Hot Dogs. 40450 Stetson Ave. (Corner of Girard and Stetson) Tel: 951-658-5157
Offerings at Unity Chapel
“A Course in Miracles” introduction – Perhaps you’ve been curious about this material; perhaps you would like to return to studying this profound and life-changing study and practice. Join us to learn to “undo the blocks to your awareness of Love’s presence” in your life. The Course will be facilitated by our new minister, Rev. Bill Heller. For 25 years, Rev. Bill has been facilitating the study groups, workshops and is a published author on this unique teaching. The weekly class begins on Tuesday, July 9, and is held from 1-2:30 p.m.
Unity chapel continues to offer its weekly meditation on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. Whether new to meditation or a lifetime meditator, we welcome your presence in our circle, led by prayer Chaplain Lucinda Moss. Unity Chapel, 140 N. Buena Vista, Hemet. Call 951-658-4290 or visit www.unitychapel-hemet.com for more info.
Wednesday night Bible studies at Living Waters
Living Waters Christian Ministries meets at 10 a.m. on Sundays at the church located at 468 W. Main St. in SJ. A verse-by-verse Bible study meets on Wed at 7 p.m.
The Innerlight Bookstore
Located in the Center for Spiritual Living church at 40450 Stetson Ave. has a large collection of metaphysical books plus jewelry and gifts. Stop in anytime Mon. – Thur., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mommy & Me at United Methodist Church
The Hemet United Methodist Church has begun a “Mommy & Me” program from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The church is located at 530 S. Buena Vista. Call Darlene Anderson at (951) 487-1286 for more info.
Pilgrim Church Bible study
Pilgrim Congregational Church of Christ meets every Thursday evening at 6 p.m. for a study and conversation of the Bible. Sessions are led by Pastor Megan. The church is located at 41861 Acacia in Hemet. The sessions are held in the conference room behind the church. For more information, call 537-4280.
Christian Church hosts life study
Hemet Valley Christian Church is hosting an ongoing Life Study every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Please check the Website for new session updates. www.hemetvalleycc.org Sunday blended worship 10:45 a.m. Communion served every Sunday. Come join us, bring a friend. Call 925-7212 for more information.
Unitarian-Universalist welcomes all
The Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Hemet/San Jacinto welcomes those of all faiths to join them. This is a national and international church that encourages people to practice their own philosophies and religions. They believe that all people are capable of forming their own belief systems. The social time is at 10 a.m. with coffee and pastries and the service is from 10:30 a.m. to noon each Sunday. Come visit during this special holiday season. They are located at 796 E. Main Street in San Jacinto. For more information, call 925-2228.