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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 community@postindependent.com; 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.Tri-Community Catholic ParishesThe 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, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Misa in Español at noon; St. Brendan Parish, Parachute, 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Sacred Heart Parish, Silt, 7 p.m. Saturday. All are welcome to attend.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.St. Stephen’sCatholic ChurchSaturday evening Mass, 5:30 p.m., in English. Sunday Mass 8 and 10 a.m. in English and noon en Español. 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 children’s 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.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. UnitarianUniversalist servicesDuring the summer, Unitarian Universalist church services are held onlyon first and third Sundays of each month, usually at 10 a.m. at theGlenwood Springs Community Center, but occasionally outdoors elsewhere. No services will be held this Sunday, June 13. “Celebrating Fathers”will be the topic for Father’s Day, June 20. Unitarian Universalism does not have a required creed, but UU’s have many strong beliefs in common, as well as strong individual beliefs. All are welcome to contribute to the discussion.Info: http://www.uucgs.org or 945-5045.First Assemblyof God Services(PHOTO: First Assembly)Glenwood Springs First Assembly of God welcomes new pastor Travis Lowell, his wife Linnea and their two sons Jonathan and Daniel. Lowell is a Grand Junction native and has worked in Phoenix and Los Angeles, and completed mission trips to many Latin American countries.He completed a Master’s Commission program at Phoenix First Assembly of God. The program teaches pastors and laypeople practical methods of ministry within a community.Most recently Lowell was the associate pastor and Master’s Commission director at Zion Assembly of God, where one of his duties was to work with FACT, a teen counseling program. The Lowells are looking forward to living in Glenwood Springs and working in the community. 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 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 church’s 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@ sopris.net. Church information: 945-6202 or chofchst@sopris.net.River 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, Children’s 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 from 7 to 9 p.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. 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 http://www.churchatcarbondale.com.St. VincentCatholic ChurchSaturday English Mass, 5:30 p.m. Saturday Misa en Español, 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 Español, 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.Español Glenwood Springs: 2306 Blake Ave., Iglesia Adventista del 7 mo. Día Horario de Reuniones: Sábados 9:15 a.m. Escuela Sabática, 10:45 a.m. Servicio de Adoración, 6 p.m. Sociedad de Jóvenes; Miercoles 7:30 p.m. Culto de Oración.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 children’s 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, http://www.christcommunitybasalt.com.Alpine 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. First United methodist ChurchFirst United Methodist Church will hold worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, in Veltus Park with a picnic potluck to follow. Bring a dish to share and your own table service.The summer Sunday schedule at First United Methodist Church, 9th and Cooper Avenue, begins June 20 and runs through Sept. 5. The schedule is as follows: 8:30 a.m. worship in chapel, 9:30 a.m. fellowship time in front of church, 10 a.m. worship service in Bethel Chapel and Adult Sunday school in Fellowship Hall.Childcare for kids 5 and younger is available at the 10 a.m. service. Information: 945-6232.Quakers first meetingAll are invited to the valley’s first regular meeting of Quakers (Religious Society of Friends). The first meeting will be from 2-4 p.m. June 27 at the Spiritual Center, 0694 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. The Society of Friends have no formal theological creed or ritual. Many have been drawn to “Quakerism” because of its dual commitment to spiritual awareness and social action. Information: 963-1820.The Society of Friends have no formal theological creed or ritual. Many have been drawn to “Quakerism” because of its dual commitment to spiritual awareness and social action. Information: 963-1820.


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