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Teens: come help build a huge banana split

All teens are invited to make a 16-foot banana split beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Grand River Baptist Church, 126 N. Fourth, New Castle. For details call 625-4494.

Bible study begins Sept. 11

A Precept Upon Precept Bible study, entitled “Covenant,” runs from Sept. 11 to Dec. 11, at Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs. The Precept study method is widespread by people seeking to know the truths of the Word of God themselves. These in-depth studies are widely acclaimed for their practical, personal approach to Bible study. The study includes homework discussion, and lecture to unlock the message of God’s Word. This study is uniquely designed for the serious student as well as for the individual who has never studied the Bible before. For further information, call Nancy McClellan at 945-6853, Kim Hilderbrand at 945-8439 or Mountain View Church at 945-8328.

Benefit for the Derbys

A benefit lasagna lunch for the Derby family, who lost their home in the Coal Seam Fire, will be held after the 11:30 a.m. church service, Sunday, Aug. 25, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. For information, call Betty Scranton at 945-6855.

Seventh Day Adventist services

The Seventh Day Adventist Church, 0086 Village Drive in south Rifle, has Sabbath School at 10 a.m. on Sunday, 11 a.m. worship and a Wednesday praisefest at 7 p.m. For more information call Pastor Dave Bottroff at 625-1215.

Film services continues through August

The Congregational Church of the Valley in New Castle presents a Christian oriented children’s film series from 10:30-11:30 a.m. each Sunday through August. Treats will follow. For details, call 984-2232.

Marble services held

The Marble Community Church holds services each Sunday at 10 a.m. Services for Sunday, Aug. 25, will be led by Rev. Linda Arocha Boylan and Becky Macuen will be the organist.

Presbyterians meet

The First Presbyterian Church of Glenwood Springs worship service is at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Coffee and refreshments are served following the service. An adult study group meets at 9 a.m. For more information, call 945-7331.

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Swomley to speak at Methodist churches

The Basalt and Thomasville Community United Methodist Churches will welcome guest speaker Rev. Dr. John Swomley on Sunday, Aug. 25. Swomley is professor emeritus at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Mo. He is also editor of The Human Quest, president of Fellowship Reconciliation and a well known author, lecturer and peace activist. He will speak on the separation of church and state.

Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. at Basalt and in Thomasville at 7 p.m.

Carbondale church holds services

The Church at Carbondale holds services at Roaring Fork High School Sundays at 9 a.m.

Church in the Park

New Hope Church, New Castle, continues Church in the Park Sunday mornings through Sept. 1 at Riverside Middle School, 804 Main. Service starts at 9:30 a.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Nursery and children’s programs provided. For details call 984-2656.

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.

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