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 a crisp copy to P.O. Box 550, Glenwood Springs, Colo. 81602, deliver it to the newsroom at 2014 Grand Avenue, or fax to 945-4487.
All Saints BBQ
All Saints Episcopal Church in Parachute will hold its annual barbecue and bluegrass festival from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, at the historic Christian Church site at 2nd St. and Parachute Ave. The music will feature Danny Agajanian playing bluegrass and country music. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and under. The menu includes beef or pork, baked beans, coleslaw and apple pie. For more information, call Dickie Calvert, 285-0212.
St. Stephen’s celebrates Oktoberfest
St. Stephen’s Catholic Church is holding its annual Oktoberfest celebration from 2 p.m. until midnight Saturday, Sept. 28 at St. Stephen’s School and Parish Center, Hyland Park Drive and Blake Street, Glenwood Springs, with fun and games for the kids, food for the whole family, a bake sale, raffle drawing and ending with a polka dance. Everyone is invited.
Come to the Church at Carbondale
Join the Church at Carbondale this fall as we explore God’s Word about life’s challenges, especially the ones we face in the valley. We’ll see what God says and can do about the disappointments and struggles we encounter. Join the Church at Carbondale, 110 Snowmass Drive. The church meets at Roaring Fork High School, one mile south of City Market on Highway 133 in Carbondale. Call 963-8773 for information.
Bible study at Mountain View Church
A Precept Upon Precept Bible study entitled “Covenant,” runs to Dec. 11 at Mountain View Church in Glenwood Springs. The Precept study method is embraced by people seeking to know the truths of the Word of God for 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 more information, call Nancy McClellan, 945-6853 or Mountain View Church at 945-8328.
Seventh Day Adventist services
The Seventh Day Adventist Church, 0086 Village Dr. in south Rifle, has Sabbath School at 10 a.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. worship and a Wednesday praisefest at 7 p.m. For information, call Pastor Dave Bottroff, 625-1215.
Grace Tabernacle has services
Grace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., Ste. 002, invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. For information, call 970-274-0703.
Marble Church services held
The Marble Community Church holds services each Sunday at 10 a.m. Services for Sunday, Sept. 15, will be led by Rev. Linda Arocha Boylan and Karen Tafejian will be the organist. This is Communion Sunday.
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. Sunday. For more information, call 945-7331.
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 Rd. in Thomasville.
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