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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Spiritual workshop set
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church conducts a spiritual gifts workshop from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 13. There’ll be scriptural teaching, inventory and discussion.
The Rev. Nina Stasser said spiritual gifts are gifts from the Holy Spirit that Christians receive at baptism.
“Anyone is welcome to the workshop who is wondering about God’s plans for them, for their lives and what they are called to offer to their faith community,” Stasser said.
She said a spiritual gifts inventory is a series of statements concerning a person’s life and spiritual experiences.
There are no books for the workshop, but printed materials will be handed out.
For more information, call Stasser at 945-6423.
Moms to be honored
The Congregational Church of the Valley celebrates Mother’s Day and Family Life Sunday this Sunday, May 12, at 10:30 a.m. Congregation members are encouraged to bring a memento of their family for prayers and blessings.
The Congregational Church of the Valley is located in New Castle, on North Sixth Street.
Mother’s Day explored
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Glenwood Springs explores the history of Mother’s Day at 10 a.m., Sunday, May 12. Jinnie Trabulsi, a divinity student at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, will deliver the sermon.
The church meets at the Glenwood Springs Community Center on the Highway 82 bypass. For more information, call Jan or Pat at 928-8721.
Ed Bastian, Ph.D. presents a talk titled “Spiritual Paths” at the Aspen Chapel at 9:30 a.m., Sunday May 12.
Bastian will explore 12 personal paths or styles of spirituality, plus 12 essential and common spiritual questions, and 12 major religious traditions. The talk is presented in dialogue form with the Rev. Gregg Anderson.
A reception follows the service, and after that an informal discussion will be held from 11:15 am. to noon. Nursery and Sunday school are offered during the service.
The Aspen Chapel is located at the Highway 82 roundabout at the entrance to Aspen.
For more information, call 925-7184.
The New Creation Church is raising funds to send teenagers to a mission in Chile, where they will help with a crusade to start a new church. They also hope to start a shelter for battered women and their families. Donations can be sent to the New Creation Church, attention Terry Lewis, Box 1996, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.
The First Baptist Church of New Castle now holds Sunday services at 8 and 10 a.m. Bible study is at 9 a.m.
For more information, call 984-2306. The pastor is Dr. Charles M. Jones.
Marble services held
The Marble Community Church holds services Sunday at 10 a.m. On Sunday, May 12, a guest reverend, Dr. Alan Nelson, will lead services, with Karen Tafejian as organist.
Thomasville services held
Basalt Community United Methodist Church holds services at its Thomasville church Sundays at 7 p.m. Services are held in Basalt Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
The Church at Redstone holds services at 213 Redstone Blvd. Sundays at 10 a.m. Bruce Gledhill is the pastor.
The Church at Carbondale holds services at Roaring Fork High School Sundays at 9 a.m.
The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Rifle holds Sabbath school Saturdays at 10 a.m., followed by worship services at 11 a.m. Praisefest is held Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
For more information, call 625-1215. The church is located at 0086 Village Drive.
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