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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 in the Options section.

Send us your information and photos by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the following Friday’s edition, to news@postindependent.com; mail or deliver a crisp copy to 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or fax to 945-4487.

Valley Havurah



Shabbat Shalom. In Israel this week, the Parashat and Haftarat Balak is being read. The Torah portion is Parashat Hukkat-Balak, Numbers 19:1-25:9 and the Haftorah portion is Haftarat Hukkat-Balak, Micah 5:6-6:8. Candle lighting for Friday, July 11, in the Glenwood Springs area is at 8:20 p.m. and Shabbes ends Saturday, July 12, at 9:28 p.m. For those interested in High Holy Days services, please contact Debra at Valley Havurah, 928-2655.

Family Fun Night



Trinity Baptist Church will host a night of family fun from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Sopris Elementary School parking lot. There’ll be game booths, prizes, bouncers, a climbing wall, a petting zoo, pony rides, food and best of all, it’s free! Kids age 5 to 11 are invited to an intergalactic space journey never to be forgotten. We’ll join four wacky penguins and journey through the Bible to discover how to let God change our hearts so we can be more like Jesus. Vacation Bible School is 9 a.m. to noon July 21-25 at Sopris Elementary School. Information, RSVP: 945-6284.

Congregational Church of the Valley

Sunday, July 13, Grace Michelle will lead the worship service at 10:30 a.m. in the park adjacent to the church, 6th and Home in Silt. The adult Bible Forum will study the “Little Apocalypse,” the 13th chapter of Mark, at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, July 20. Information: Mary Haggart, 876-2673.

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.

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. Information: Pastor Roy Altman, 945-6340.

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. Columbine Christian School offers grades 1-8. Information: 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, 2306 Blake Ave. Information: 625-1215.

Iglesia Adventista del 7 mo. Dia Horario de Reuniones: Sabados 9:15 a.m. Escuela Sabatica, 10:45 a.m. Servicio de Adoracion; 6 p.m. Sociedad de Jovenes; Miercoles 7:30 p.m. Culto de Oracion, at 2306 Blake Ave. Glenwood Springs.

Church at Carbondale

Haven’t been to church lately? Church at Carbondale is designed to give a comfortable, non-threatening reintroduction to church. First time attendees aren’t put on the spot. Observe or participate at your own pace. The atmosphere is Western Slope casual, the music is upbeat and the sermons are relevant to daily life.

This week’s messages: “How to Tame the Incredible Hulk” and “Whose Side Are you On?” Information: http://www.churchatcarbondale.com, 963-8773.

Good Shepherd services

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday worship service at 9 a.m. Adult study begins at 8:15 a.m. Information: 945-6848.

Glenwood Baptiservices

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. Corporate prayer and Bible study are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information, Pastor Justin M. Hall, 947-9291.

Mennonite worship

The Glenwood Mennonite Church meets for worship service at the church building, 2306 Blake Ave., at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Information: 945-5245.

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. Information: 963-3531.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday services at 9 a.m. led by Pastor Joseph Cockey. Information: 945-6871.

Church at Redstone

Sunday worship service at the Church at Redstone is at 9 a.m. Sunday. Information: Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.

Grace Church services

Grace Church of the Roaring Fork Valley meets for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. Worship includes a blend of contemporary music, traditional hymns and liturgy, and Biblical teaching. Information: 927-8833.

Grace Tabernacle services

Grace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., Ste. 002, invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Information: 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.

A Spiritual Center

A Spiritual Center offers inspirational services Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday at 0695 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. Information: 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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