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Faith News

We are happy to publish, at no cost, news about churches and spiritual events and programs in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. “Faith News” runs every Friday.Send us your information and photos by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the following Friday’s edition, to; mail or deliver a crisp copy to 2014 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or fax to 945-4487.First Assembly of God ServicesThe First Assembly of God Church, 1123 Pitkin Ave., Glenwood Springs, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service; 6 p.m. Sunday evening service; 7 p.m. Wednesday family night. Info: Pastor Travis Lowell, 945-9709.St. Stephen’s Catholic ChurchSt. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1885 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs, 7:30 a.m. Mass on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; and 8:15 a.m. Thursday. English Mass 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday. Spanish Mass at noon Sunday. Info: 945-6673.Glenwood Baptist servicesGlenwood Springs Baptist Church, 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday regular worship service. 9:45 Sunday school. 7 p.m. Wednesday corporate prayer and Bible study. Info: Pastor Justin M. Hall, 947-0084.Carbondale Methodist ChurchCarbondale Community United Methodist Church, 385 S. Second St., 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. All are welcome. The Rev. Fred Amborn III: 963-0439.New Hope ChurchNew Hope Church meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in Riverside Middle School auditorium, New Castle. The ministry office is at 303 W. Main St. Info: Pastor Eddie or Pastor Thom, 984-2656.UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SERVICESJoin the Unitarian Universalists of Glenwood Springs on Sunday as they celebrate spring, and “Eastering” with Michael Corrigan, advanced ministerial student at Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Corrigan will lead the service and preach, titling his service “To Be Eternal In Every Instant – Eastering for Skeptics and Other Humans.”Marbonia Springs drumming and dancing ensemble will provide traditional rhythms from around the world, and religious education for children runs concurrent with the adult service.The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glenwood Springs meets at 10 a.m. the first, second and third Sundays of each month, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. For more information visit, or e-mail or call 945-5045.Tri-Community Catholic ParishesThe Tri-Community Catholic Parishes of Rifle, Parachute and Silt celebrate Mass every weekend: St. Mary, 761 Birch Ave., Rifle, 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Misa en Español at 2 p.m.; St. Brendan Parish, Parachute, 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Sacred Heart Parish, Silt, 7 p.m. Saturday. All are welcome.Congregational Churchof the ValleyCongregational Church of the Valley will have a Sunshine Service on Easter Sunday at 7:30 a.m. at the New Castle Cemetery. Free breakfast at 9 a.m. at Silt Congregational Church, Sixth and Home streets, worship service with choir following at 10:30 a.m. Easter egg hunt at noon at Veteran’s Park next to the church. Info: 625-4320.Holy Cross Lutheran ChurchMidweek Lenten services: free dinner, 6 p.m., divine service, 7 p.m. Midweek Lent Series: “The Blessings in the Blood of Jesus.”Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, Glenwood Springs, 9 a.m. Sunday services, led by Pastor Joseph Cockey. Info: 945-6871.Mountain View ChurchMountain View Church’s traditional service, 8 a.m.; contemporary service, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m. Child care for infants to age 4 for Sunday school and worship, along with a special program during 10:45 a.m. service for kids age 4 through third grade. Mountain View is 1.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs on Highway 82 next to Buffalo Valley. Info: 945-8328, Church of ChristGlenwood Church of Christ, 9 a.m. Sunday Bible classes, 10 a.m. worship services, 7 p.m. Wednesday class. Youth group meets 9 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Info: Travis 945-6202, or of Life Worship Center9:30 a.m. Sundays, River of Life worships in That Place in the Youth for Christ building, 201 W. Second St. in Rifle. Info: Pastor Gary Cox, 625-2349.FIRST BAPTIST Churchof NEW CASTLEFirst Baptist Church, 172 N. Seventh St., New Castle, 9 a.m. Sunday Bible studies, 10 a.m. Sunday services. Info: 984-2306 First Presbyterian ChurchHoly Week services: Palm Sunday, March 20 (10 a.m. service), Good Friday, March 25 (7 p.m.) and Easter, March 27 (10 a.m.). To RSVP for Maundy Thursday dinner, call 945-6340. Location: 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs.Church at CarbondaleDoug Self invites all to hear Steve Wertheim speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22 at the Church at Carbondale. Wertheim is the personal executive assistant to David Brickner, executive director of Jews for Jesus, an organization proclaiming Jesus as the messiah of Israel and savior of the world. Wertheim considers himself 100 percent Jewish and 100 percent Christian. Info: 963-8773.St. Vincent Catholic ChurchBicultural Mass 6 p.m. Saturday; English Mass, 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 8:15 a.m. weekdays, 250 Midland Ave., Basalt. Info: 704-0820.St. Mary of the CrownSunday English Mass 8:30 a.m. Sunday; Sunday Misa en Español, 6 p.m.; English Mass, 8:15 a.m. weekdays, 395 White Hill Road, Carbondale. Info: 704-0820.Seventh-day Adventist servicesSeventh-day Adventist Sabbath services are on Saturdays:Glenwood Springs: 2314 Blake Ave., 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School, 11 a.m. worship service. Prayer meeting, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Columbine Christian School offers grades 1-8. Info: 945-7630. Rifle: 0086 Village Drive (south of Interstate 70, take Seventh Street, which becomes County Road 320 to Village Drive): Sabbath school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m. Info: 625-1215 0086.Español Glenwood Springs: 2306 Blake Ave., Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia: Honorario de reuniones: Sábados 9:15 a.m. Escuela Sabática, 10:45 a.m. Servicio de Adoración, 4:30 p.m. Sociedad de Jovenes; Miercoles 7 p.m. Culto de Oración.Grace Church of theRoaring Fork Valley Grace Church of the Roaring Fork Valley, worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. Nursery and children’s church provided during the worship service. Info: 927-8833, Church at Redstone10 a.m. worship service at the Church at Redstone. Info: Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.Grace Tabernacle servicesGrace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., 10:30 a.m. Sunday services Info: 274-0703.United Methodist services9:30 a.m. Sunday worship services at 0167 Holland Hill Road; and services in Thomasville (at 24593 Frying Pan Road), 7 p.m. Info: 927-4098.Marble Community Church Marble Community Church Sunday services, 10 a.m. with Pastor Linda Arocha-Boylan and organist Becky Macuen.Buddhist philosophy Introductory Tibetan teachings and meditation with Lama Dawa, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sundays and 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays in Carbondale. Info: 963-2858.Christ Community ChurchChrist Community Church meets at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Contemporary message, relevant to modern life. Children’s program, same time with a special service. Location: 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. Info: 927-3889, Christian FellowshipSam Rubin, RHEMA BibleTraining Center graduate, teaches 6 p.m. Saturday services at Alpine Christian Fellowship, 20451 Highway 82 in Basalt. Info: 927-3574.First United Methodist ChurchFirst United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs (Ninth and Cooper): 9 a.m., Sunday School program for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade; worship in sanctuary 10:30 a.m., followed by snacks and fellowship. Babies and children welcome, child care also available. Info: 945-6232.Sonlight Foursquare Gospel Church Sonlight Foursquare Gospel Church, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship service every Sunday at Glenwood Springs Middle School in West Glenwood.Sonlight Foursquare Church Lifeline Youth Group, junior and senior high youth, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, supper and fellowship, 0355 County Road 132, Glenwood Springs, Info: 945-9657.St. Barnabas Episcopal ChurchHoly Week schedule – Palm Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m.; Maundy Thursday: Agape meal, 6 p.m., Evening prayer, 7 p.m.; Good Friday: Good Friday liturgy, noon and 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m.; St. Barnabas is at 546 Hyland Park Drive. Info: 945-6423.Good Shepherd Lutheran ChurchGood Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., worship at 10 a.m. Sunday; Sunday school for children preschool through sixth grade after children’s time. A brief midday prayer, Monday through Friday. Info: 945-6848.Glenwood Springs Apostolic ChurchThe Glenwood Springs Apostolic Church, 10 a.m. Sundays at Yampah Mountain High School. Info: Pastor Keith, 309-0293 St. John’s Episcopal ChurchSt. John’s Episcopal Church, New Castle, First and Main streets. Palm Sunday service, March 20, begins at 8 a.m. with Father Stan Wright presiding. Good Friday Stations of the Cross, March 25, begin at 5:30 p.m.. Easter Sunday, March 27, Holy Eucharist begins at 8 a.m., Wright presiding.New Creation ChurchNew Creation Church, 44761 Highway 6 & 24 in Glenwood, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Roaring Fork Society of FriendsThe Roaring Fork Society of Friends (Quakers), 9 a.m. on first and third Sundays, Carbondale Community School. Sunday school for children at the same time. Info: Liz Penzel, 963-6767; Jonathan Shamis, 963-6677; Mary Boland 963-1820. Glenwood Mennonite ChurchThe Glenwood Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave., 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. worship celebration. The church offers a place to ask faith questions, have fellowship with believers, and make new friends. Info: Pastor Lauren Martin, 945-5245. The First Baptist Churchof Garfield CountyFirst Baptist Church of Garfield County, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday services. 7 p.m. Wednesday, prayer and Bible study. Info: Pastor James Legg, 876-2930.Grand Valley Christian Church Grand Valley Christian Church, 10 a.m. Sunday services, and 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible studies. Blue modular building at 116 W. Second St., Parachute. Info: Pastors H. Wayne and Beverly Wolchek, 285-7597, Insight meditation Insight meditation, 5:15-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in private home. Info: 963-2428, Baptist ChurchImmanuel Baptist Church invites the public to Bible preaching and worship. 9:45 a.m., Sunday Bible classes; 10:45 a.m., worship; 6 p.m. evening worship, at Highland Elementary School, 1500 E. Seventh St., Rifle. Info: Pastor Paul Page, 309-0434.Valley HavurahThe Jewish Community of Glenwood Springs will have a Purim Shabbat potluck dinner from 6-8 p.m. on March 25 at the Community Center. The cost is $18. On April 24 there will be a Passover seder at Exclamation Point. Info/reservations: course in MiraclesA Course in Miracles study group, 6:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays, Circle of Health office building, Glenwood Springs. Info: Donna Lee, 384-1266. Rifle Christian FellowshipLocation: Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 0086 Village Drive, Rifle. Info: 984-3541.LIGHTHOUSE ASSEMBLY OF GODLighthouse Assembly of God Church Fellowship Hall, 1833 S. Battlement Parkway, Parachute. Info: 285-7236All Saints’ Episcopal ChurchAll Saints’ Episcopal Church in Parachute, Old Historic Christian Church, Second Street and Parachute Ave., 10:30 a.m. each Sunday for worship and Communion. The Rev. Bruce P. Moncrieff, 285-7169.A SPIRITUAL CENTER10 a.m. Sunday inspirational services, 0695 Buggy Circle (above Construction Junction), Carbondale. Info: 963-5516, Web site:’i Community of theRoaring Fork ValleyThe Baha’i Community of the Roaring Fork Valley invites the public to the festival of Naw-Ruz, the Baha’i New Year, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Hotel Colorado. Info: 945-2220. TRI-PARISH COMMUNITY HOLY WEEK/TRIDIUM SERVICESThe Tri-Parish Communities of St. Mary, Rifle, St. Brendan, Parachute, and Sacred Heart, Silt will gather to commemorate Holy Week on the following schedule:March 24, 7p.m., bilingual Mass of the Lord’s Supper at St. Mary, Rifle.March 25: Noon, St. Brendan, Parachute; 6 p.m., Sacred Heart, Silt; 7:30 p.m., St. Mary, Rifle. Bilingual Stations of the Cross, portrayed by sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade religious education students, 5 p.m. at St. Mary, Rifle.Saturday, March 26, 8 p.m. – Easter Vigil, St. Mary, Rifle.Easter Sunday, Easter Mass 7:30 a.m., Sacred Heart, Silt; 9 and 10:30 a.m., St. Mary, Rifle; Misa en Español, 2 p.m., St. Mary, Rifle. Overflow Church201 W. Second St., Rifle. 6:30 p.m. Sunday meetings. Info: 945-6284.

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