Religion briefs, March 8, 2014

‘Arise’ shown at Unitarian-Universalist

The movie “Arise,” narrated by Daryl Hannah, will be shown at 2 p.m. Sunday by the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, at First Congregational Church, 1425 N. Fifth St.

Weaving poetry, music and stunning scenery, the movie tells inspiring stories of women around the world healing injustices against the Earth.

Visit or for information.

Lenten study group at Episcopal Church


Episcopal Church of the Nativity will host a Lenten study group on Wednesdays March 12–April 16, at 2175 Broadway. 

The topic for this year’s WEL series will be “Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life,” by Richard Rohr and Paula D’Arcy. The series encourages embracing the fullness of one’s spiritual journey, progressing from the tasks of the first half of life to focus more closely on following the paths of Jesus, Buddha and mystics of other religions.

Sessions begin with a soup supper from 6–7 p.m., followed by audio presentation and discussion from 7–8 p.m. 

To register or for more information, call 245-9606 or visit

Lenten Music at Montrose United


Montrose United Methodist Church will host Lenten Music at Noon from noon–12:30 p.m. Wednesdays March 12–April 16, at the church, 19 S. Park in Montrose.

Take a sack lunch and enjoy music reflecting on the season with a variety of musicians from the community.

Call 249-3716 for information.

Author Dan Cox to sign ‘Disillusioned’


Author Dan Cox will sign his book “Disillusioned: A Journey from Certainty to Faith” from 9:30–11:30 a.m. March 15 at Main Street Bagels, 559 Main St.

The book is a memoir, a spiritual how-not-to, and a tale of redemption, offering hope for experiencing God and living the message of Jesus in a bold new way, a news release said.

The book is available at and

St. Patrick’s Day luncheon in Delta


Delta United Methodist Women will have its annual St. Patrick’s Day luncheon from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday at the church’s Fellowship Hall, 477 Meeker St., in Delta.

There will be a choice of reuben or chicken salad sandwiches, chips, a homemade dessert and drink.

Cost is $7 per person. Ages 10 and younger are $4. Takeout containers are available.

Call Beverly Jean Smith at 835-4343 for information.

Church youth groups invited to Glacier


The Glacier Ice Arena is inviting all church youth groups to participate in a monthly broomball game beginning March 23.

The games will take place from 4:15–5:15 p.m., the fourth Sunday of each month.

In a game of broomball, teams consist of players and a goalie. Goals are scored by hitting the ball into the opponent’s net using a broom. Tactics and plays are similar to those used in sports such as ice hockey. Tennis shoes or shoes with tread are used instead of skates.

Any size group is welcome and sign up is on a month-to-month basis. Teams may consist of one or more groups. Cost is $4 per person and all church youth group ages are welcome.

For more information call Robbie at 242-RINK (7465) or email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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