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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.Send us your information and photos by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the following Friday’s edition, to community@postindependent.com; 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, holds Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday family night at 7 p.m. Information: Pastor Travis Lowell, 945-9709.St. Stephen’s Catholic ChurchSaturday evening Mass, 5:30 p.m., in English. Sunday Mass 8 and 10 a.m. in English and noon en Español. Weekday Mass 7:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 8:15 a.m. Thursday; 8 and 10 a.m. English Mass Sunday, Spanish mass at noon Sunday. 1885 Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs. Information: 945-6673.Glenwood Baptist servicesGlenwood Springs Baptist Church holds regular worship service at 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Corporate prayer and Bible study are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: Pastor Justin M. Hall, 947-0084.Carbondale Methodist ChurchCarbondale Community United Methodist Church, 385 S. Second St., holds its Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. All are welcome to join. The Rev. Fred Amborn III is the minister; he can be reached at 963-0439.New Hope ChurchNew Hope Church meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the auditorium of Riverside Middle School in New Castle. The ministry office is at 303 W. Main St. Information: Pastor Eddie or Pastor Thom, 984-2656.Tri-Community Catholic Parishes The Tri-Community Catholic Parishes of Rifle, Parachute and Silt gather to celebrate Mass every weekend on the following schedule: 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 to attend.Congregational Church of the ValleyThe Congregational Church of the Valley, Sixth and Home in Silt, meets at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday for worship service and children’s Sunday school. An adult Bible forum for inquiring minds is at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Information: 625-4320.Holy Cross Lutheran ChurchHoly Cross Lutheran Church will hold “Holy Smokes! Chili Cook-off for Charity” benefiting Florida hurricane victims and the Rev. Bruce Hein family of Denver, Saturday, Oct. 23, at the church, 1/4 mile east of exit 114 on Highways 6 and 24 between Rey Motors and the Car Wash. The chili judging is at 11 a.m., tasting runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and a silent auction runs until 1:30 p.m. Information: Betty, 945-6855; Carolyn, 947-9082; Rev. Joseph Cockey, 945-6871Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday services at 9 a.m., led by Pastor Joseph Cockey. Information: 945-6871.Mountain View ChurchMountain View Church invites you to join the church for Sunday school and worship. Sunday school for all ages is at 8:45 a.m., and worship service is at 10 a.m. Child care for infants to age 4 is provided for both Sunday School and worship, and there is a special program during the worship 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 Restaurant. Information: 945-8328, or http://www.MountainViewOnline.net.Unitarian Universalist servicesThe Unitarian Universalists hold services at 10 a.m. the first, second, and third Sundays of each month, September through May, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.Unitarian Universalism does not have a required creed, but UUs have many strong beliefs in common, as well as strong individual beliefs. All are welcome to contribute to the discussion.Info: http://www.uucgs.org or 945-5045.Glenwood Church of ChristGlenwood Church of Christ holds Sunday Bible classes at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. A new Wednesday class is at 7 p.m. The youth group meets at 9 a.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Information on the youth program and calendar of events: Travis, 945-6202, or youthguy@sopris.net. Church information: 945-6202 or chofchst@sopris.net.River of LifeWorship CenterRiver of Life Worship Center meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays in the Academy of Dance and Gymnastics building at 21st and Whiteriver in Rifle. Information on River of Life, Children’s Church, U-Turn Youth, ICU small groups: Pastor Gary Cox, 625-2349.FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH of NEW CASTLEFirst Baptist Church, 172 N. Seventh St., New Castle, holds Sunday Bible studies at 9 a.m. and Sunday services at 10 a.m. Information: 984-2306. First Presbyterian ChurchThe public is invited each Sunday to an uplifting service at First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs. First Presbyterian celebrates Communion, open to all, the first Sunday of every month. Worship service is at 10 a.m.; a nursery is available for young children. All are welcome to join church members afterward for fellowship time. In addition, a lively adult Sunday school class meets at 9 a.m. Sundays for Bible discussion and coffee. The church is handicap accessible. Information: interim pastor Tom Holslag, 945-6340.Church at CarbondaleThe Church at Carbondale, 110 Snowmass Drive, holds a regular service at 9 a.m. Sunday. The Church at Carbondale is a fun place to get serious with God, where people are building life-transforming relationships with Jesus Christ. Information: 963-8773 or http://www.churchatcarbondale.com.St. VincentCatholic ChurchBi-cultural Mass 6 p.m Saturday; English Mass, 10:30 a.m. Sunday; English Mass, 8:15 a.m. weekdays, 250 Midland Ave., Basalt. Information: 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. Information: 704-0820.Seventh-day Adventist servicesSeventh-day Adventist Sabbath services take place Saturday at the following times and places:Glenwood Springs: 2314 Blake Ave., 9:30 a.m. Sabbath School, 11 a.m. worship service. Prayer meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Columbine Christian School offers grades 1-8. Information: 945-7630. Rifle: 0086 Village Drive (south of Interstate 70, take Seventh Street west one mile): Sabbath school at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. worship service. Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, 2306 Blake Ave. Information: 625-1215.Español Glenwood Springs: 2306 Blake Ave., Iglesia Adventista del Siete Meses: Día Horario de Reuniones: Sábados 9:15 a.m. Escuela Sabática, 10:45 a.m. Servicio de Adoración, 6 p.m. Sociedad de Jóvenes; Miercoles 7:30 p.m. Culto de Oración.Grace Church of the Roaring Fork Valley servicesGrace Church of the Roaring Fork Valley meets for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Eagle County Community Center in El Jebel. Worship includes a blend of contemporary music, traditional hymns and liturgy, and biblical teaching. The current sermon series is on the book of Nehemiah. Nursery and children’s church provided during the worship service. Information: 927-8833. Church at RedstoneWorship service at the Church at Redstone is at 9 a.m. Sunday. Information: Pastor Bruce A. Gledhill, 963-4976.Grace Tabernacle servicesGrace Tabernacle of Rifle, 2128 Railroad Ave., invites you to worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Information: 970-274-0703.United Methodist servicesBasalt Community United Methodist Church has moved and now has ample parking. Sunday worship services at the Basalt Community United Methodist Church, 0167 Holland Hill Road, are at 9:30 a.m., and services in Thomasville (at 24593 Frying Pan Road) are at 7 p.m. Information: 927-4098.A Spiritual CenterA Spiritual Center offers inspirational services at 10 a.m. Sundays at 0695 Buggy Circle, Carbondale. Information: 927-0188.Marble Church servicesSunday services at the Marble Community Church are at 10 a.m. with Pastor Linda Arocha-Boylan and organist Becky Macuen.Buddhist philosophy taughtIntroductory Tibetan teachings and meditation with Lama Dawa, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sundays at the Crystal River Yoga Center, above Construction Junction in Carbondale. Information: 963-3531.Christ Community ChurchChrist Community Church meets at 9 and 10:30 a.m Sundays. The message is contemporary and relevant to modern life. The children’s program, All-Stars, meets at the same time with a special service, including music, dramas and more. Located at 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. Information: 927-3889, http://www.christcommunitybasalt.com.Alpine ChristianFellowshipAlpine Christian Fellowship will have Saturday services beginning at 6 p.m. at 20451 Highway 82 in Basalt. Information: 927-3574.First United Methodist ChurchFirst United Methodist Church, Ninth and Cooper Avenue, meets on the following schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. adult worship in the chapel. Child care for kids 5 and younger is available. Information: 945-6232.Sonlight Foursquare Gospel Church Sonlight Foursquare Gospel Church meets every Sunday morning at Glenwood Springs Middle School in West Glenwood for fellowship with one another and in God’s word. You are invited to join the church for Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m.Sonlight Foursquare Church Lifeline Youth Group for junior and senior high youth meets every Tuesday evening with supper and fellowship. Join the group at 0355 County Road 132, Glenwood Springs, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Information: 945-9657.St. BarnabasAll members of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 546 Hyland Park Drive, and friends from throughout the valley are invited to worship together at 9 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday school runs concurrently with the service. Information: 945-6423.Good Shepherd Lutheran ChurchGood Shepherd Lutheran Church will hold the Brendan Service, a special worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 17. This worship is interactive and honors spiritual seeking and journeying. High school youth are invited to participate in lunch and a movie with discussion after worship. Seventh- and eighth-graders are invited to join in a faith discussion group at p.m.Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave., invites you to worship Sunday at 10 a.m.; children preschool through sixth grade are invited to participate in Sunday School after the children’s time. A brief midday prayer is held a little after noon, Monday-Friday. Information: 945-6848.Glenwood Springs Apostolic ChurchThe Glenwood Springs Apostolic Church meets at 10 a.m. Sundays at Yampah Mountain High School. Information: Pastor Keith, 309-0293 St. John’s Episcopal ChurchAt 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, the Right Rev. Robert O’Neill, 10th bishop of Colorado, will celebrate Holy Eucharist as part of his annual visitation. All are welcome to attend. St. John’s Episcopal Church, First and Main in New Castle, holds Sunday services and Sunday school at 8:30 a.m. New Creation ChurchNew Creation Church, 44761 Highway 6 and 24 in Glenwood, meets at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Fellowship of the RockiesFellowship of the Rockies, 1224 Railroad Ave. in Rifle, is kicking off its 40 Days of Purpose campaign at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, which will explore the question “What on Earth am I here for?” Information: 625-2511.Roaring Fork Society of FriendsThe Roaring Fork Society of Friends (Quakers) meets at 9 a.m. every first and third Sunday of each month at the Carbondale Community School. Sunday School for children is at the same time. Information: Liz Penzel, 963 6767; Jonathan Shamis, 963 6677; Mary Boland 963 1820. glenwood mennonite ChurchThe Glenwood Mennonite Church, 2306 Blake Ave., meets for Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a worship celebration at 10:30 a.m. The church offers a place for to ask faith questions, have fellowship with believers, and make new friends. Information: Pastor Lauren Martin, 945-5245. The First Baptist Church of Garfield CountyThe First Baptist Church of Garfield County is celebrating God-given purpose this month. Pastor James Legg is preaching on “Making the Most of Our Mission.” Also the church is having special missionary speakers with us through the month of October. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays. The church also holds prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: Pastor James Legg, 876-2930The First Baptist Church of Garfield County is celebrating God-given purpose this month. Pastor James Legg is preaching on “Making the Most of Our Mission.” Also the church is having special missionary speakers with us through the month of October. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays. The church also holds prayer and Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: Pastor James Legg, 876-2930


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