Religion Briefs, Sept. 17, 2016
Bishop Berg will dedicate new church
A dedication Mass celebration for the new Sacred Heart Catholic Church, will be at 4 p.m. today, at the new church building, 1210 17 1/2 Road in Fruita.
The Most Reverend Stephen J. Berg, the Bishop of Pueblo, will conduct the Mass.
Visit sacredheartfruita.com or call 858-9605 for information.
Sexuality education for students planned
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation will host the sexuality education curriculum for students, Our Whole Lives (OWL), beginning Sept. 30.
OWL is a researched curricula presented by trained facilitators that dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision-making and has the potential to save lives, a news release said.
Parent orientations will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 18 or 5 p.m. Sept. 25, at the church, 536 Ouray Ave. Attendance at one orientation is required for parents of all students.
Church offers health screenings Oct. 1
Clifton Christian Church will host RightPath Health Screenings on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the church, 3241 Interstate 70-B Frontage Road.
The cardiovascular and abdominal ultrasound medical screenings can check for heart disease, stroke, cancer, aneurysm, kidney, liver and thyroid disease. Eleven screens are offered at a cost of $200, and appointments are required.
Call 800-770-0240 for an appointment or visit cathedralhealth services.org/screenings.htm for information.
Faith Heights has enrichment sessions
Faith Heights Church, 600 28 1/4 Road, offers enrichment discussion meetings every Wednesday during the 7 p.m. prayer meeting.
Topics include divorce and remarriage and mastering fear and depression. Child care is provided for the Wednesday meetings.
New Connection Groups, featuring a variety of interests, have also formed and are meeting at various, dates, times and locations. Interests range from paint ball to arts and crafts and from grilling to guns and cars.
Call 245-3755 for information.
Fields of Faith events are scheduled
The annual Fields of Faith event is planned for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Stocker Stadium.
Students and families from the Grand Valley will join thousands of other youth and community members on athletic fields that day to share their Christian faith during the 12th annual national event. The interdenominational outreach event will be at more than 500 locations.
“Fields of Faith is structured as a simple community event for Christians to share their faith with one another through testimony, worship, prayer and to challenge us all to read the Bible,” a news release said.
The event is sponsored locally by Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wake Up Ministries, The Christ Center and the Warrior at Heart Men’s Ministry. There is no charge to attend. Tailgating is encouraged and will begin at 5:30 p.m.
A similar Montrose event is planned for 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Montrose High School football field.
Visit westerncoloradofca.org/fields-of-faith for information.