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 or deliver a crisp copy to 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or fax to 945-4487.
Alpine Christian Fellowship
“40 Days of Purpose,” small weekly groups at Alpine Christian Fellowship, 20451 Highway 82, Basalt. Times and locations: 927-3574.
St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
Saturday evening Mass, 5:30 p.m., in English. Sunday Mass 8 and 10 a.m. in English and noon en Espanol. Weekday Mass 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. 1885 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-6673.
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.
Tri-Community Catholic Parishes
The Tri-Community Catholic Parishes of Rifle, Parachute and Silt gather to celebrate Mass every weekend on the following schedule: St. Mary’s, 761 Birch Ave., Rifle, Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m., Misa in Espanol at noon; St. Brendan Parish, Parachute, Saturdays at 4:30 p.m.; Sacred Heart Parish, Silt, Saturdays at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Unitarian Universalist Services
“Valentine’s Day: You Can Never Have Too Much Love” is the sermon topic chosen by the Rev. Dr. Sandra Lee for Sunday, Feb. 15.
Coffee hour is at 9:30 a.m., followed by the church service at 10 a.m. Children’s religious education runs concurrently with the service. The church meets at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Information: 945-5045 or http://www.uucgs. org.
Glenwood Mennonite Church
Lynn Miller, author of “The Power of Enough,” will host a four-session presentation at Glenwood Mennonite Church Feb. 13-15. Miller, a theologian, discusses the empty notion that happiness can be found in the accumulation of material possessions. Miller’s sessions will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, and Saturday, Feb. 14, and at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15. Open to the public. Information: 945-5245.
Grand River Baptist Church
The Grand River Baptist Church ” “A Place for You” ” welcomes everyone to its worship service and Junior Church Worship at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. The Sunday School and College/Career class meet at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. First-time visitors invited. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church’s bus can give you a lift; call 625-4597 for a ride. The church is located at 126 N. 4th St., New Castle. Information: 984-2349.
Glenwood Baptist services
The Glenwood Springs Baptist Church holds regular 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, 947-0084.
New Hope Church
New Hope Church meets Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium of Riverside Middle School in New Castle. The ministry office is at 303 W. Main St.
Information: Pastor Eddie or Pastor Thom, 984-2656.
First Assembly of God Services
The First Assembly of God Church, 1123 Pitkin Ave., Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday family night at 7 p.m.
Information: Pastor Tom Behrend, 945-9709.
Glenwood Church of Christ
The Glenwood Church of Christ holds Sunday Bible classes at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. A new Wednesday night class is at 7 p.m. The Youth Group meets at 9 a.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m on Wednesday. Students Pursuing Outrageous Relationships with the King meets every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m., for grades 6 to 8.
Information on the youth program: Travis, 945-6202, or youthguy@ sopris.net. Church information: 945-6202 or email@example.com.
First Baptist Church New Castle
First Baptist Church, 172 N. 7th St., New Castle, recently moved into its new classrooms and remodeled fellowship/kitchen facilities. Sunday morning celebration service begins at 10 a.m. Children’s Church (3 years to first grade) and Power Hour (grades 2-5) start at 10 a.m. Sunday Bible classes start at 9 a.m., ranging from preschool through adult. There are two Ladies’ Bible Studies meeting on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Their study is “At the Heart of Friendship.” An informal ladies’ brunch is served on the first Thursday morning of every month. Information: 984-2306.
River of Life Worship Center
River of Life Worship Center meets Sundays in the Academy of Dance and Gymnastics building at 21st and Whiteriver in Rifle. Worship service starts at 9:30 a.m. Information on River of Life, Children’s Church, U-Turn Youth, ICU small groups: Pastor Gary Cox, 625-2349.
Congregational Church of the Valley
Congregational Church of the Valley, 6th and Home Street, Silt, hosts worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday mornings. Adult Bible Forum for Adventurous Minds is at 9:30 a.m.
Information: Pastor Jim Warn, 625-4320.
First Presbyterian Church
The public is invited each Sunday to a spiritually uplifting service at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. Worship service is at 10 a.m.; all are welcome to join church members afterward for fellowship time. Children are called to Sunday school during the worship service. In addition, a lively adult Sunday school class meets at 9 a.m. Sundays for Bible discussion and coffee. There will be an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of every month. For more information, call interim pastor Tom Holslag at 945-6340.
Church at Carbondale
Start your week out right. Join Church at Carbondale every Sunday for an hour-long, packed service that includes music with a contemporary praise band followed by a practical, life-changing message. Every Sunday morning at 9 a.m. in the auditorium at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, one mile south of City Market on Highway 133. Information: 963-8773 or http://www.churchatcarbondale.com.
St. Vincent Catholic Church
Saturday English Mass, 5:30 p.m. Saturday Misa en Espanol, 7 p.m. Sunday English Mass, 10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday English Mass, 8:15 a.m. 250 Midland Ave., Basalt. Information: 704-0820.
St. Mary of the Crown
Sunday English Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday Misa en Espanol, 7 p.m. Monday-Friday English Mass, 8:15 a.m. 395 White Hill Road, Carbondale. Information: 704-0820.
Seventh-day Adventist services
Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath services are held on Saturday at the following times and places:
Glenwood Springs: 2314 Blake Ave., 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.
Rifle: 0086 Village Drive (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.
Espanol Glenwood Springs: 2306 Blake Ave., 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.
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. Sunday School for all ages follows the worship service.
Good Shepherd services
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Midday prayer is at noon Monday through Friday. Adult study begins at 8:15 a.m.
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 Tabernacle services
Grace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., Suite 002, invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday.
United Methodist services
The Basalt Community United Methodist Church has moved and now has ample parking. Sunday worship services at the Basalt Community United Methodist Church, 0167 Holland Hill Road, are at 9:30 a.m., and services in Thomasville (at 24593 Frying Pan Road) are at 7 p.m. Information: 927-4098.
A Spiritual Center
A Spiritual Center offers inspirational services Sundays at 10 a.m. 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.
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.
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