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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.

Send us your information and photos a week or two in advance of your event. E-mail your item to, mail a crisp copy to P.O. Box 550, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, deliver it to the newsroom at 2014 Grand Ave., or fax to 945-4487.

Baha’is discuss Iraq

The Baha’is Under the Provisions of the Covenant present “Iraq in Prophesy” at the Glenwood Springs Library at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

Led by Robert Wright, the talk will focus on the Iraq area, and current conflicts as they are mentioned in the Bible and other religious scripture.

The public is invited. For details, call Wright at 963-2810.

Youth group hosted

The Community of Christ Church hosts a youth group from Grand Junction at the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 24. Everyone is invited to this worship service. For more information, call 945-9649.

`The Pony

Expresso’ coming

The Rifle United Methodist-Presbyterian Churches presents the melodrama “The Pony Expresso” at the church at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1 and 8, and at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 and 9. This is a dinner theater production. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for those 12 and under, $10 for those 65 and over, and $30 for families. Tickets are available at Miller’s Dry Goods in Rifle, at 625-1713, or at the door depending on availability.

Marble holds services

Marble Community Church holds Sunday services Sunday at 10 a.m. Rev. Linda Arocha-Boylan is minister. Karen Tafejian is organist. For more information, call 927-9771.

Church at

Carbondale meets

The Church at Carbondale invites everyone to services each Sunday at 9 a.m. Programs for all ages are also offered. The Church at Carbondale meets at Roaring Fork High School, just off Highway 133. For more information, call 963-8773.

St. Mary’s holds

Spanish services

St. Mary’s of the Crown Catholic Church holds Spanish-language Mass each Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The church is located outside Carbondale at the top of White Hill, and the Rev. Thomas Bradtke is the pastor. For details, call 704-0820.

Redstone services held

The Church at Redstone holds services Sundays at 10 a.m., with adult and children’s education classes at 9 a.m.

For more information on educational opportunities, call pastor Bruce Gledhill at 963-0326.

Thomasville services held

The Basalt Methodist Church holds services with the Rev. Marie Gasau in Thomasville Sundays at 7 p.m.

Episcopal Church meets

The Rev. Mary Kate Schroeder officiates at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church services each Sunday in Basalt. Services are held at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Morning prayer and Bible study groups are held Thursdays at 9:10 a.m. The church is located at 200 Elk Drive. For more information, call 927-4235.

A Spiritual Center meets

A Spiritual Center holds 10 a.m. Sunday services in Carbondale at 0695 Buggy Circle. For more information, call 927-0188.

After-school programs offered

Basalt Methodist Church holds Tuesday School for elementary school age kids each Tuesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m., and Do Drop In for middle school age kids on Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The programs are geared toward character development through crafts, music and other avenues. “The whole point is to develop character and values,” said Rev. Marie Gasau, “but it’s not overly religious.” Snacks are also served. For more information call 927-4098. The church is located at 200 E. Homestead.

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