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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 Fridays edition, to; mail or deliver a crisp copy to 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or fax to 945-4487.CarbondaleMethodist ChurchCarbondale Community United Methodist Church, 385 S. 2nd St., holds its Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. All are welcome to join. The Rev. Fred Amborn III is the minister; he can be reached at 963-0439.Holy CrossLutheran ChurchHoly Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday services at 9 a.m., led by Pastor Joseph Cockey. Information: 945-6871.Mountain View ChurchMountain View Church is on its summer schedule. Sunday School for all ages is at 8:45 a.m. and the worship service begins at 10 a.m. This Sunday is a special service for the whole family with an emphasis upon high school graduates. Child care for infants to age 4 is provided for both Sunday School and worship, as well as a special program during the worship service for children age 4 through third grade. Mountain View is located 1.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82 next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant. Information: 945-8328. New Hope ChurchNew 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.UnitarianUniversalist servicesTwo free workshops by evolutionary evangelists Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow are sponsored next week by the UU Congregation of Glenwood Springs at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, the UU is holding an adult workshop, The Marriage of Science and Religion for Personal and Planetary Well-Being. From 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, there is a workshop for children and parents, We Are Made of Stardust! This Sunday the church will discuss What Do We Believe? What Do We Believe In?During June, July and August, church services will be held at 10 a.m. the first and third Sundays of the month at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, except for July 4, when a picnic/service is planned elsewhere.Unitarian Universalism does not have a required creed, but UUs have many strong beliefs in common, as well as strong individual beliefs. All are welcome to contribute to the discussion.Info: or 945-5045.St. StephensCatholic ChurchSaturday evening Mass, 5:30 p.m., in English. Sunday Mass 8 and 10 a.m. in English and noon en Espaol. Weekday Mass 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. 1885 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-6673.Congregational Church of the ValleyThe Congregational Church of the Valley, 6th and Home in Silt, meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for worship service and childrens Sunday School. An adult Bible forum for inquiring minds is held at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Information: 625-4320.GlenwoodBaptist servicesThe 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.Tri-Community Catholic ParishesThe Tri-Community Catholic Parishes of Rifle, Parachute and Silt gather to celebrate Mass every weekend on the following schedule: St. Marys, 761 Birch Ave., Rifle, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Misa in Espaol at noon; St. Brendan Parish, Parachute, 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Sacred Heart Parish, Silt, 7 p.m. Saturday. All are welcome to attend.First Assemblyof God ServicesThe 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 Travis Lowell, 945-9709.Grand RiverBaptist ChurchThe Grand River Baptist Church, A Place for You, 126 N. 4th St., New Castle, welcomes everyone to its worship service and junior church worship at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday. The Sunday school and college/career class meet at 9:45 a.m. First-time visitors invited. Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The churchs bus can give you a lift; call 625-4597 for a ride. Information: 984-2349.Glenwood Churchof ChristThe 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.Information on the youth program and calendar of events: Travis, 945-6202, or youthguy@ Church information: 945-6202 or of LifeWorship CenterRiver of Life Worship Center meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the Academy of Dance and Gymnastics building at 21st and Whiteriver in Rifle. Information on River of Life, Childrens Church, U-Turn Youth, ICU small groups: Pastor Gary Cox, 625-2349.FIRST BAPTIST CHURCHof NEW CASTLEFirst Baptist Church, 172 N. 7th St., New Castle, will hold Vacation Bible School at 7 a.m. June 21-25, for toddlers through high school students. It will also hold Family Camp July 22-24. Sunday Bible Studies start at 9 a.m.; Sunday Celebration Service at 10 a.m. Information: 984-2306. First Presbyterian ChurchThe public is invited each Sunday to an uplifting service at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. During the worship service June 6 the church will honor seniors who are graduating from either high school or college. Communion, open to all, is celebrated the first Sunday of every month. 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. The church is handicap accessible. Information: interim pastor Tom Holslag, 945-6340.Church at CarbondaleThe Church at Carbondale will hold a regular service at 9 a.m. at its new church, 110 Snowmass Drive. Join the Church at Carbondale every Sunday for an hour-long service that includes music with a contemporary praise band followed by a practical, life-changing message. Information: 963-8773 or VincentCatholic ChurchSaturday English Mass, 5:30 p.m. Saturday Misa en Espaol, 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 CrownSunday English Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday Misa en Espaol, 7 p.m. Monday-Friday English Mass, 8:15 a.m. 395 White Hill Road, Carbondale. Information: 704-0820.Seventh-dayAdventist servicesSeventh-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.Espaol Glenwood Springs: 2306 Blake Ave., Iglesia Adventista del 7 mo. Da Horario de Reuniones: Sbados 9:15 a.m. Escuela Sabtica, 10:45 a.m. Servicio de Adoracin, 6 p.m. Sociedad de Jvenes; Miercoles 7:30 p.m. Culto de Oracin.Grace Church servicesGrace 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. Information: 927-8833.Good Shepherd servicesGood 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. Sunday. Information: 945-6848.Church at RedstoneSunday worship service at the Church at Redstone is at 9 a.m. Sunday. Information: Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.Grace TabernacleservicesGrace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Information: 970-274-0703.United MethodistservicesThe 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 CenterA Spiritual Center offers inspirational services Sundays at 10 a.m. at 0695 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. Information: 927-0188.Marble Church servicesSunday services at the Marble Community Church are at 10 a.m. with Pastor Linda Arocha-Boylan and organist Becky Macuen.Buddhist philosophy taughtIntroductory 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.Christ Community ChurchChrist Community Church meets at 10 a.m Sundays. The message is contemporary and relevant to modern life. The current series is entitled, Developing a Christian Worldview. The childrens program, All-Stars, meets at the same time with a special service, including music, dramas and more. Located at 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. Information: 927-3889, ChristianFellowshipAlpine Christian Fellowship will have Saturday evening services beginning June 12. The service will start at 6 p.m. at 20451 Highway 82 in Basalt. Information: 927-3574.

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