Church News

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

Shabbat Shalom. The Torah readings for this week are Parashat Be-hukkotai, Leviticus 26:3-27:34, and the Haftarah Be-hukkotai is Jeremiah 16:19-17:14. Candle lighting is at 8:05 p.m. The beginning Hebrew class begins Wednesday, June 4. Learn the Aleph-Bet in five weeks. Join in Friday, June 6, for a dairy potluck to celebrate Shavuot, the giving of the Torah by God to Moses. Custom honors the belief that the words of the Torah are as pleasant to our hearts and minds as milk and honey to our taste. Read the beautiful story of Ruth and Naomi during this holiday. Please call Valley Havurah, 984-2655, to sign up for the class or make reservations for the potluck.

Gospel sing

in Grand Junction

The Mid Valley Quartet, the Allen Family, and Saved By Grace will sing inspiring and joyful gospel music at the Avalon Theatre in Grand Junction, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31. Tickets are on sale for $7 at the door. Call 876-0250 for more information or e-mail Susan Schoon at

Unitarian service

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

Catholic Masses

The weekend schedule of Masses at St. Mary, Rifle, is as follows: Saturdays: Misa en Espanol, 5 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 8 and 10:30 a.m.

No Spanish Mass on Sunday. Mass at St. Brendan Parish, Parachute, Saturday, at 4:30 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Silt, at 7 p.m.

Church at Carbondale

Join the Church of Carbondale this Sunday for a message with practical life applications the whole family will enjoy. Church at Carbondale is a nondenominational Christian church.

Check out or call the church office at 963-8773.

First Baptist services

The First Baptist Church of Garfield County, 632 Grand Ave. in Silt, Sunday, May 25, prayer time begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and morning worship at 11. Evening service is at 7 p.m. Prayer meetings are at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Teens meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. On Saturday, May 31, at 7 p.m., the church will host Quartet West from Ambassador Baptist College in Lattimore, N.C. For more information call Pastor James Legg at 876-2930.

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.

Glenwood Baptist


The Glenwood Springs Baptist Church, 1116 Cooper Ave., holds worship service at 10:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sundays. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. 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.


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.

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.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135 in Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday services at 11 a.m. Bible study is at 10 a.m. For more information call 945-6871.

Church at Redstone

Sunday worship service at the Church at Redstone is at 9 a.m. 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


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.

A Spiritual Center

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

Marble Church services

Sunday services at the Marble Community Church are at 10 a.m. with Pastor Linda Arocha-Boylan and organist Becky Macuen.

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