Religion

Holidays

A special-needs Christmas service at St. James Episcopal

A church in Lincoln conducted a pilot project of sorts Saturday, holding a small Christmas service for children with autism and other special needs. A half-dozen youngsters gathered on a rug in front of the altar at St. James Episcopal Church for the 20-minute service, which featured singalongs, a prayer of thanks and a telling of a simplified version of the Christmas story.

Religion

Yuba City Sikh Parade makes its way down Tierra Buena Street

The 37th annual Yuba City Sikh Parade makes its way down Tierra Buena Street on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. The parde commemorates the Guru Gaddee inauguration holiday of Sikhism's holy scripture, Siri Guru Granth Sahib, as the everlasting guru of the Sikhs. It's part of a weekend of festivities and the time-honored tradition of Nagar Kirtan.

Religion

Sacramento Hindus celebrate mother goddess at Durga Puja Festival

Hundreds of area Hindus and their friends will celebrate the warrior and mother goddess Durga Puja at Sacramento’s 15th annual Durga Puja festival from Friday to Sunday at Orangevale Community Center, 6826 Hazel Ave. The festival includes musicians from India, authentic Bengali food and larger-than-life statues worshipped in ancient rituals.

Videos

Sikhs campaign against racism

Members of the Sacramento region's Sikh community join in the Sikh Global Campaign for Identity to combat racism and hate crimes.
Cathy Locke clocke@sacbee.com
Sikhs campaign against racism 1:07

Sikhs campaign against racism

Yuba City Sikh Parade makes its way down Tierra Buena Street 0:17

Yuba City Sikh Parade makes its way down Tierra Buena Street

Former William Jessup student says he was targeted for being gay 0:36

Former William Jessup student says he was targeted for being gay

Preachers conference held by Pastor Jimenez met by protesters 2:29

Preachers conference held by Pastor Jimenez met by protesters