We are happy to publish, at no cost, news about churches and spiritual events and programs in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. “Church News” runs every Friday in the Options section.
Send us your information and photos by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the following Friday’s edition, to firstname.lastname@example.org, mail a crisp copy to P.O. Box 550, Glenwood Springs, Colo. 81602, deliver it to the newsroom at 2014 Grand Avenue, or fax to 945-4487.
Unitarian minister to look at Advent season
Sunday, Dec. 1, Rev. Sandra Lee, a member of the Unitarian Universalist congregation, will offer the sermon, “Adventually Speaking: A look at Advent as part of the human adventure and the season of anticipation.” Rev. Lee is a Unitarian Universalist minister with an eclectic background, including research chemistry and public administration. She is a jeweler, artist, domestic violence counselor, certified laughter leader, and UU parish minister.
In the religious education program, the children will practice for the upcoming Christmas program and make picture frame ornaments.
The congregation meets at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, with coffee hour at 9:30 a.m., followed by the service at 10. All are welcome. For more information, call Jan or Pat Girardot at 928-8721.
Marble Church service
The Marble Community Church will hold its Sunday, Dec. 1, service, at 10 a.m. led by Linda Arocha-Boylan, with Becky Macuen, organist. The church’s new fellowship hall will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.
Christian Science service
The Christian Science Society of Aspen will hold its annual Thanksgiving Service at 10 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at 734 W. Main St. in Aspen, next to the Hickory House. For information, call Nancy Bosshard, 925-4787.
Big, big story
Christ Community Church’s All Stars Children’s Ministry presents “Big, Big Story,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. The church is located at 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. For details, call 927-3889.
Messiah Lutheran church services
Messiah Lutheran Church, 1235 Mountain View Dr., Aspen holds Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m., Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. and adult Bible study at 10:45 a.m. Rev. Eric Ahlmeyer, 925-7725.
A Spiritual Center
A Spiritual Center offers inspirational services Sundays at 10 a.m. at 0695 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. For information, call 927-0188.
Seventh-day Adventist services
Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath services are held on Saturday at the following times and places. At 2314 Blake Ave. Glenwood Springs: 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School, 11 a.m. worship service. Prayer meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. For information call 945-7630.
At 0086 Village Drive, Rifle (South of I-70. Take 7th St. west one mile): Sabbath school at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. worship service. Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 625-1215.
Church at Redstone services
Sunday services at the Church at Redstone are 9 a.m. Sunday School and 10 a.m. worship. For more information, call Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.
Church of the Nazarene services
The Church of the Nazarene in Glenwood Springs holds Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. The worship service is at 10:45 a.m.
Grace Tabernacle has services
Grace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., Ste. 002, invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. For information, call 970-274-0703.
The First Presbyterian Church of Glenwood Springs worship service is at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Coffee and refreshments are served following the service. An adult study group meets at 9 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 945-7331.
United Methodist services
Sunday services at the Basalt Community United Methodist Church are 9:30 a.m. at 200 E. Homestead Ave. in Basalt and 7 p.m. at 24593 Fryingpan Rd. in Thomasville.
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