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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 news@postindependent.com, mail a crisp copy to P.O. Box 550, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, deliver it to the newsroom at 2014 Grand Ave., or fax to 945-4487.

New Creation



to hold auction

New Creation Church of Glenwood Springs will hold its 8th annual Silent Auction, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at 206 Center Drive in Glenwood Springs.



The auction uses mimes as the “silent” auctioneers, and is a fund-raiser for The River Youth Group. All money raised is used for outreach throughout the world, country and Roaring Fork Valley, as well as activities for youth in the valley, strictly for the benefit of the youth.

Auction items are new or like-new and donated by local businesses from Aspen to Parachute. The public is welcome to bid on any items. Donations are also welcome.

To make a donation, or for questions, call New Creation Church at 945-5902 or Terry Lewis, youth pastor at 984-0322.

Lavinder speaks on values

Denver-area attorney David Lavinder gives a sermon titled “Values and Commitment” at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glenwood Springs at 10 a.m., Sunday, April 7.

After 28 years practicing law, Lavinder switched careers and enrolled in the Unitarian Universalist ministerial program at Iliff School of Theology in Denver. He is active at Prairie UU Church in Parker, where he teaches the course “The Bible from a Liberal Perspective.”

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glenwood Springs meets weekly at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. This Sunday, a potluck follows the service. For more information, call Jan or Pat at 928-8721.

Run, walk, pledge

for youth

Run for Youth will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Two Rivers Park, Glenwood Springs.

This run is a fund-raiser to help the area’s youth by providing funds for Youth for Christ programs, events and scholarships.

Participants can run, walk or jog; be a team captain; sponsor a team ($100); pledge a participant; or volunteer to set up and take down.

For details, call the Northwestern Colorado Youth for Christ office at 945-7552.

Havurah being planned

A new Havurah is being planned for Glenwood Springs.

Plans include Shabbat services on Friday evenings, study groups, Hebrew lessons and holiday celebrations. For more information, call Debra Drew at 384-0438.

Marble services held

The Marble Community Church holds services Sunday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Linda Arocha-Boylan officiates, with Karen Tafejian as organist.


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