Religion Briefs, April 12, 2014
Special services at Episcopal Church
The Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 2175 Broadway, will have special services during Holy Week.
The Maundy Thursday service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday; Good Friday worship at 7 p.m. Friday; the Great Vigil of Easter at 7 p.m. April 19; and Easter Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. April 20.
Potluck at Redlands United Methodist
A Fourth Day Emmaus gathering potluck will take place from 6–8 tonight at Redlands United Methodist Church, 527 Village Way.
Call Kathy Hillman at 210-3062 for information.
Passover Seder at Reform Jewish
The Reform Jewish Congregation Ohr Shalom, 411 Kennedy Ave., will have its annual Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
A traditional Jewish Seder will be conducted, followed by a kosher-for-Passover dinner. All those with Jewish backgrounds and interested others are welcome.
Take a kosher-for-Passover salad, side dish or dessert to share. Consult with the Seder chairman if you need assistance on what items are kosher-for-Passover.
Member fees in advance are $20 for adults and $12 for ages 10–25. Nonmember fees are $25 for adults and $12 ages 10–25. Ages 9 and younger are free. Cost is $5 more at the door.
Easter week events at Montrose United
Montrose United Methodist Church, 19 S. Park in Montrose, has scheduled Easter week events.
Holy Week prayer stations in the sanctuary will be open from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday.
A Holy Week breakfast will be at 7 a.m. Monday in Baldridge Hall; Holy Thursday/communion, 7 p.m. Thursday; Joseph Martin’s “Song of the Shadows” choir performance, 7 p.m. Friday; Easter services at 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. April 20; Easter egg hunt at 10:45 a.m. April 20; and a free community Easter dinner from 2–4 p.m. April 20.
Call 249-3716 for more information.
‘Experience the Passion’ at Redlands
Redlands Community Church will host “Experience the Passion” from 3–9 p.m. Friday at the church, 2327 Broadway.
The public is invited to experience some of the sights, sounds and scents of the last hours of Christ’s life on Earth, represented through exhibits.
Visitors can come anytime during the event.
Call Pastor Joshua Nadel at 245-9020 for information.
Easter egg hunt at Orchard Mesa Baptist
Orchard Mesa Baptist Church, 2748 B 1/2 Road, will host a community Easter egg hunt for ages 1–12 from 10–11 a.m. April 19.
Blink Photography will be on hand to take photos.
A sunrise service will be at 7 a.m. Easter Sunday, followed by a breakfast potluck at 8 a.m. The service will be outdoors. Those attending should dress for the weather. Take a breakfast dish to share.
Call 242-2355 for information.
Easter food drive at Crossroads United
Crossroads United Methodist Church, 599 30 Road, is sponsoring an Easter food drive to benefit the Clifton Christian Church Food Bank.
Donated items can be dropped off at the church from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. There will be a trailer at the church through Sunday to collect donated items.
Pro-life video contest in Mesa County
Mesa County Right to Life is sponsoring a pro-life video contest in conjunction with its annual Spring Banquet on May 2.
Videos should be three to five minutes in length and should support the idea that life is a precious gift from God that is meant to be protected. A $100 first-place prize and $50 second-place prize will be awarded in each age category: fifth- through eighth-grades, and ninth- through 12th-grades.