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; mail or deliver a crisp copy to 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or fax to 945-4487.

Valley Havurah

This week’s Torah portion is Shabbat Hol Hamoed Pesah. Exodus 33:12-34:26. The Maftir is Numbers 28:19-25. The Haftarat Shabbat Hol Hamoed Pesah is Ezekial 37:1-14. Candle lighting for Shabbes, Friday, April18, is 7:31 p.m. Join the group for the “Remarkable Jewish Women” gathering beginning Wednesday, April 30 and running through May 21. Call Debra for details, 984-2655 (home) or 928-0585 (work). Anyone interested in studying Talmud, Shabbat services, Judaic needleworking, learning more about our holidays, etc. please call. Shabbat Shalom.

Labyrinth walk

The Snowmass Chapel and Anderson Ranch will sponsor a guided Labyrinth Walk at 5 p.m. Good Friday, April 18, at Schermer Hall at Anderson Ranch. For more information call Deaconess Gretchen at 923-6192.

Unitarian service

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glenwood Springs will celebrate Easter Sunday with a “Flower Communion,” led by Michael Corrigan. Many Unitarian Universalists celebrate Springtime with the flower communion, which was created as a ritual to unite peoples of various cultures and beliefs by Rev. Norbert F. Capek, Unitarian minister who died in the Holocaust. Participants are asked to bring a flower.

The congregation meets at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 10 a.m. All are welcome. For more information call Jan or Pat at 928-8721.

Prophecy Bible Study

Pastor Scott Vice of the Glenwood Springs Apostolic Church will begin teaching the prophecy Bible study, “Understanding the Endtime,” beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. The first lesson is entitled, “Great Britain, United States, Russia and the Ten-Nation Union in the Bible.” With the exception of April 25, the prophecy Bible study will continue each Friday. Contact Vice for information, 309-0293.

Peace Prayer

All community members are invited to join together every Tuesday evening from 7-7:30 p.m., at the Glenwood Mennonite Church, 23rd St. and Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, to pray for all soldiers, civilians, and their families affected by the war in Iraq. A candlelight vigil with time for personal prayer and meditation will take place, along with communal prayer. The Prayer Meditation Vigil has been held since Dec. 31 and will continue for the duration of the war. For information call the Mennonite Church at 945-5245.

Presbyterians meet

Worship service at the First Presbyterian Church of Glenwood Springs, 1016 Cooper Ave., is at 10 a.m. every Sunday. An adult study group meets at 9 a.m. Sunday. For information call Pastor Roy Altman at 945-6340.

Bible study

“Joshua, How Strong Is Your Faith?” a new Precept Upon Precept Bible Study, will be offered at Mountain View Church, next to the Buffalo Valley Restaurant on Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs, from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays through May 21. Joshua is an in-depth inductive study that will help in understanding God’s Word, bring healing to the soul, and give direction to a person’s life. The cost of the course is $20 and it will be led by Nancy McClellan. For information call Mountain View Church at 945-8328 or Nancy at 945-6853.

Glenwood Baptist services

The Glenwood Springs Baptist Church, 1116 Cooper Ave., holds worship service at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Refreshments and fellowship between services. Corporate prayer and Bible study are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For information call Pastor Justin M. Hall, 947-9291.

First Baptist services

The First Baptist Church of Garfield County, 632 Grand Ave. in Silt, will hold worship service on Sunday. Prayer time begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and morning worship at 11. Evening worship is at 7 p.m. Prayer meetings are at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. The teens meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. For more information call Pastor James Legg at 876-2930.

A Spiritual Center

A Spiritual Center offers inspirational services Sundays at 10 a.m. at 0695 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. For information, call 927-0188.

Buddhist philosophy taught

Introductory Tibetan teachings and meditation are offered with Lama Dawa from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sundays at the Crystal River Yoga Center, above Construction Junction in Carbondale. For information call 963-3531.

Marble Community

Church services

Services at 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 20, will be led by Linda Arocha Boylan, 927-9771. Becky Macuen will be the organist.


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. Columbine Christian School offers grades 1-8. For information call 945-7630.

At 0086 Village Drive, Rifle (south of Interstate 70. Take 7th Street 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

Sunday services at the Church at Redstone include 9 a.m. Sunday School and 10 a.m. worship. For information, call Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.

Grace Tabernacle


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.

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 Road in Thomasville.

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