Religion Briefs, May 7, 2011

Blessing of the Hands to be Wednesday

All health care professionals are invited to the Blessing of the Hands at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, at the corner of H and 26 1/2 roads.

Father Canice will preside.

Pear Park to show ‘Milltown Pride’

Pear Park Baptist Church will present the Bob Jones University feature-length film “Milltown Pride,” at 7 p.m. Friday at 3102 E Road.

“Milltown Pride” is an Unusual Films production (BJU’s award-winning film production unit) and tells the story of a young man who dreams of playing professional baseball, but in South Carolina in the 1920s, the only path to the pros was through the local textile mill.

A majority of the filming took place in the summer 2010 at multiple locations around upstate South Carolina, the Unusual Films sound stage at Bob Jones University, northeast Georgia and in the northeast.

Visit or for information on the film, or call the church at 434-4113.

Churches to host summer sports camp

The churches of Canyon View Vineyard, First Presbyterian, New Life, and River of Life Alliance will host a summer sports camp in partnership with UW Sports Ministry of Colorado Springs.

The camp will offer coaching and instruction in soccer, flag football and cheerleading for children ages 6-12, and basketball and volleyball for children ages 8-12. Camp will be from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. June 20-24, at Columbine Park, 544 28 1/4 Road.

Based on Hebrews 12:1-2, “Breaking Free” Sports Camp offers quality sports instruction, as well as Biblical teaching that campers can apply to sports and competition. The registration fee is $50, and all campers will receive a camp T-shirt.

Campers can register at any of the sponsoring churches, or call 242-1923 for information.


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