Memories & Milestones
Approximately 50 people attended the Seder held by The First United Methodist Church on April 9, officiated by Rev. Michael Ingersol and his wife. The Methodists celebrated the passover as part of their Maundy Thursday observation, since Jesus was a Jew who observed Passover at the Last Supper, before he was crucified and resurrected the following Sunday. The sacrament of communion is a re-commitment to the covenant God established with Abraham. The Methodist service asked participants to think of themselves as having been rescued from slavery, dipping parsley in salt water to remember the tears of bondage, eating the flat bread of affliction to remember the journey needed to happen quickly, and to reflect on the joy and sweetness of God’s delivery and freedom.
Army Pvt. Douglas L. Enos has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.He is the son of Cindy Bascom of New Castle and Gary Bascom of Marble, and a 1998 graduate of Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale.
Lisa Richards, daughter of Tim Richards of Silt, received an award for academic excellence from the Monfort College of Business at the University of Northern Colorado.
Anthony Cordova and Lindsey Creech of Rifle would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Rease Cordova, at 5:51 p.m. March 18, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. She weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Proud grandparents are Art and Keita Cordova of Rifle, Lesa Hatch of Rifle and Jon Creech of Rifle.
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