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Faith calendar

Saturday, Nov. 28

Mahamudra Sitting Group: 8 to 9 a.m. Saturdays at the Boise Institute of Buddhist Studies, 660 N. 9th St. Short recitation and then 45-minute silent meditation. Go to bibscenter.org or email Dan at dan.black49@yahoo.com.

Sunday, Nov. 29

Community Sunday Supper: 5 to 7 p.m. at Kuna United Methodist Church, 260 W. 4th St. All are welcome. Free. 922-4745.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Dec. 1-22

Advent Evening Prayers: 7 p.m. at Epworth Chapel on the Green, 6110 W. Northview St., Boise. 336-3951.

Wednesdays, Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23

Taizé service: 7 p.m. at Nazareth Retreat Center, 4450 N. Five Mile Road, Boise. A communal, ecumenical, meditative prayer in the form of repetitive songs, brief periods of reflective silence and scripture readings. 375-2932.

Thursday, Dec. 3

Zen meditation and chanting: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Boise Institute of Buddhist Studies, 660 N. 9th St. Empty Gate Zen Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting zen practice. Beginners are welcome to practice and instruction is available if desired. Email questions to emptygateboise@gmail.com.

Friday, Dec. 4

Advent Concert: 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 1500 E. Wright St., Boise. Church and school music ensembles from OLR, Bishop Kelly, St. Mark’s School and Church choirs, Boise Bella Corda Guitar Ensemble, and Timberline High School. Dessert reception to follow. Free. 343-9041.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Candlelight Advent Concert: 7:15 to 9 p.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 7960 Northview St., Boise. Featuring the choirs of St. Mark’s, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Christ Presbyterian Church and King of Glory Lutheran Church. Free. 375-6651.

Sunday, Dec. 13

Advent Lessons and Carols: 6 p.m. at Epworth Chapel on the Green, 6110 W. Northview St., Boise. 336-3951.

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