The Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council invites your family to the 15th annual Community Celebration of Thanksgiving Counting our Blessings at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 2200 San Joaquin Hills Road at MacArthur Boulevard in Newport Beach.
"The whole family will enjoy this Interfaith Celebration of Thanksgiving," said Rev. Julie Elkins, council president and pastor at Costa Mesa First United Methodist Church.
A reception sponsored by St. Mark Presbyterian Church will follow the celebration with cookies, coffee and punch, according to St. Mark Pastor Rev. Gary Collins.
Participating choirs are from Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist, Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, Baha'i Light of Unity, OC Glee for Kids and Marshall Island. The event will include scripture readings from the Christian, Islamic, Jewish and other faiths.
Admission is a donation of two cans of food per person that are to be donated for to Share Our Selves (SOS) and Families Forward. For more information, visit http://www.nmiinterfaith.org.