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Faith news 11/26

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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 GodServicesThe 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’sCatholic ChurchSt. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1885 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs, holds Mass at 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdasy, Wednesdays, Fridays, and at 8:15 a.m. Thursdays. The church holds English Mass at 5:30 p.m Saturday, and at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday. The church holds a Spanish Mass at noon Sunday. 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.CarbondaleMethodist 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 Churchof 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, 62 County Road 135, Glenwood Springs, holds Sunday services at 9 a.m., led by Pastor Joseph Cockey. Information: 945-6871.Mountain View Church Mountain View Church invites the public to join its weekly worship services. The traditional service begins at 8 a.m., the contemporary service meets at 10:45 a.m., and Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Child care for infants to 4 years old is provided for both Sunday school and worship, along with a special program during the 10:45 a.m. 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 UniversalistservicesServices are held at 10 a.m. the first, second, and third Sundays of each month at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Children’s religious education runs concurrently with adult services.Unitarian Universalists do not have a required creed. They do have strong individual beliefs, as well as many beliefs in common. All are welcome to share in 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 “That Place,” Youth for Christ building, 201 W. Second St. in Rifle. Information on River of Life, Children’s Church, U-Turn Youth, ICU small groups: Pastor Gary Cox, 625-2349.FIRST BAPTIST CHURCHof 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. Communion, open to all, is celebrated at First Presbyterian the first Sunday of every month. Worship service is at 10 a.m.; all are welcome to join church members afterward for fellowship time. Children are called to Sunday school during the worship service. In addition, a lively adult Sunday school class meets at 9 a.m. for Bible discussion and coffee. The church is handicapped-accessible. Information: interim pastor Tom Holslag, 945-6340.Church at CarbondaleChurch at Carbondale believes that for many people the spiritual aspect of Christianity has been hidden by the manmade rules of organized religion, even though the spiritual connection with God was Jesus’ main message. This fall, Church at Carbondale is looking at what Jesus was all about, what he taught and the power demonstrated in his miracles. The Church at Carbondale, 110 Snowmass Drive, holds a regular service at 9 a.m. Sunday. 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-dayAdventist 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 theRoaring 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 10 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: 963-5516.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 evening 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 FoursquareGospel 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 8 and 10 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday school runs concurrently with the 10 a.m. service. Information: 945-6423.Good Shepherd Lutheran ChurchGood 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 ChurchSt. John’s will have Holy Communion Nov. 28 (1 Advent). 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 & 24 in Glenwood, meets at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. 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. Informtation: Pastor Lauren Martin, 945-5245. The First Baptist Church of Garfield CountyThe theme for the month at the First Baptist Church of Garfield County is “When God Gives Thanks.” 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 at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: Pastor James Legg, 876-2930Grand Valley Christian Church Grand Valley Christian Church meets at 10 a.m. Sunday for services, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday for Bible studies in the blue modular building at 116 W. Second St., Parachute. Information: Pastors H. Wayne and Beverly Wolchek, 285-7597, keeperoffaith@aol.com RIFLE UNITED METHODIST/PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHRifle United Methodist/Presbyterian Church youth group meets from 12:15-3 p.m. Dec. 5 and 19 in the church basement, 200 E. Fourth St. All youth, grades 6-12, are welcome. Information: Randy or Nancy, 625-0306Vipassana meditation The Spiritual Center, 0695 Buggy Circle in Carbondale (above Construction Junction), holds Vipassana meditation instruction and practice from 5-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 963-2428, vipassana@sopris.net.Immanuel Baptist Church Immanuel Baptist Church invites the public to join Sunday family Bible classes at 9:45 a.m., worship at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. evening worship at Highland Elementary School, 1500 E. Seventh St. in Rifle. Information: Pastor Paul Page, 309-0434.


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