Religion Briefs: Jan. 16, 2010

Galapagos presentation at Unity Church

Unity Church will host “An Evening at the Galapagos Islands” at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at 3205 N. 12th St.

Archeologist John Slay will present a slide show of his trip to the islands last summer. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

The public is invited and donations will be accepted.

Call 243-3550 for information.

Talent show Jan. 30 at Appleton church

Appleton Christian Church will present the fifth annual ACC’s Got Talent Show at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at 2510 Interstate 70 Frontage Road.

Desserts will be served at intermission and donations will be accepted.

Call 242-7380 for information.

Right to Life hosting candlelight vigil

Mesa County Right to Life will have a candlelight vigil on the 37th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision.

The vigil is at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave. Pastor Jim Hale of Spirit of Life Christian Fellowship will be the speaker.

A chili dinner will follow at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall.

Call Colleen Nycum at 639-2533 for information.

Classical concert Sunday in Hotchkiss

Pastor Gary Schmidt from Loveland will perform a concert of classical piano selections at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hotchkiss Community Methodist Church, 285 N. Second St.

Schmidt is a self-taught pianist who at the age of 14 won the Jeunesses Musicales Piano competition, He has two degrees in piano performance, one from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. His selections will be by Scarlatti, Grieg, Schumann, Leszt and more.

Admission, which includes homemade pie and a beverage, is by donation.

Call 872-3021 for information.

Church to host women’s Bible study

Monument View Bible Church in Fruita will host a Women’s Bible Study, “Women of the Bible,” led by teacher and counselor Linda Pringle.

Studies will be at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 21. Child care is provided for the morning study only.

Call 858-3954 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to register.

Forum on spirituality and work Jan. 24

The Inspired Speaker Series will present Donald E. Messer on Jan. 24 at Koinonia: A Center of Spirituality and Peace, 730 25 Road.

Messer will speak on “Aids, Our World, Our Lives.” The forum is at 9 a.m. and the dialogue concerning spirituality and work is at 10:30 a.m..

Messer is widely known for his work to combat world hunger and HIV/AIDS. In 2005 at the fifth International Conference on AIDS India in Chennai, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award for his humanitarian work.

Call 242-3947 for information.

Redlands church hosting Bible study

Explorer’s Bible Study, an in depth interdenominational Bible study for women, meets from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, through May 5, at Redlands Community Church, 2327 Broadway.

The group is studying Psalms of Praise and Prayer.

Nursery care and a pre-school program is provided.

Call Kristi at 242-0091 for information.


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