Religion Briefs, Sept. 7, 2013
Yard sale today at First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m.–noon today, at 720 Grand Ave., with proceeds going to benefit its drama and music ministry.
Gourmet coffee will also be available for purchase.
Celebrate Grace Church’s grand opening
Grace Church will celebrate the grand opening of its new facility at 10:30 a.m Sunday, at 2938 North Ave.
A meal will follow the celebration. Visit http://www.gracechurchgj.org for more information.
Holy Spirit Conference at Victory Life
The Holy Spirit Conference will get underway Sunday, at Victory Life Church, 2066 U.S. Highway 6&50.
Services will be at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with speaker Tim Enloe addressing the subject of the person and work of the Holy Spirit in a believer’s life. Enloe is an evangelist credentialed with the Assemblies of God.
The conference will also include services at 6 p.m. Sunday, plus sessions at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Free childcare for ages infants through 4 will be provided during each session.
Call 858-4852 for more information.
Christ Center to have fun event Sept. 14
The Christ Center will have a $1 book drive/coffee and crepe sale from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 14, to bring awareness and support to its Mission Scholarship Program.
One year ago, the Christ Center, 1235 Bookcliff Ave., started a Mission Scholarship Program for college students who can apply and receive up to $500 to be put toward a mission trip or service project they will participate in.
The only requirement of the scholarship recipient is a few hours of volunteer time either on campus or at the Christ Center/Four Winds Coffee & Tea. During the last two summers, the Christ Center has been able to help students serve in China, Kenya, Uganda, Cambodia, Thailand, Eleuthera Island, and in the United States.
Call 243-8848 or visit http://www.christcentergj.org for information.
Sunday class for kids to begin Sept. 15
Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley will host a Sunday class for children in kindergarten through 12th grade, that will focus on learning about major religions of the world with tolerance and respect.
The class will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sundays, beginning Sept. 15, at 1425 N. Fifth St.