Religion briefs: Oct. 1, 2011

Get your pet blessed in Mack today

Bless Your Pet Day is happening today at Pig-A-Sus, 506 S Road in Mack.

The public is invited to take pets of all kinds to be blessed.

There will be parking for horse trailers for those who bring horses, donkeys or mules. Dogs will be blessed in a separate area from the potbellied pigs.

Call 858-9628 or 858-3204 for information.

Fellowship Church hosts ‘Call to Purity’

Wake Up Ministries will present A Call to Purity, featuring Desperation Band, at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at Fellowship Church.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. for registration.

June Fellhauer, the author of “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty,”  will present an inspiring message about relationships and love, including drama, a panel discussion with teens and youth leaders and a performance by the band.

Young women and girls can sign up for the seven-week course titled “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty, Finding True Love’s Kiss.”

Young men and boys can sign up for the Bible study series “Every Young Man’s Battle.” Cost is $10.

For information visit

Craft show today at Crossroads church

Crossroads United Methodist Church will have its annual Missions Possible Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in Fellowship Hall, 599 30 Road.

Crafts and baked goods will be for sale and a soup luncheon will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Proceeds will be donated to local and international mission projects.

Call 242-0577 for information.

Guest minister at Faith Heights Church

Guest minister Dave Duell of Denver will speak at 7 p.m. Friday at Faith Heights Church, 600 28 1/4 Road.

Duell and his wife, Bonnie, have ministered in churches and crusades in 72 nations.

The public is invited to attend and child care will be provided.

Call 245-3755 for information.

Christian music workshop in Cedaredge

Grand Mesa Southern Baptist Church in Cedaredge will host a nondenominational Christian music workshop Oct. 6-8.

Nationally recognized instructors will offer more than 20 hours of training, such as voice and group coaching, sight reading and improvisational piano, songwriting and more.

A free student concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 8.

Call Dianne at 856-3863 or visit for information.

Delta church hosts Family Fall Festival

Redeemer Lutheran Church will have a Family Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the north lawn, 1000 Pioneer Road in Delta.

The annual event is a fundraiser for the Tiny Treasures Preschool and Kindergarten.

There will be a variety of musical entertainment, activities for all ages, food booths, arts and crafts and bakery goods for sale. A live auction will be at noon, and the Falkenhof Canines will demonstrate dog obedience and agility.

A cribbage tournament will begin at 12:45 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Family Life Center of the church, with a $10 entry fee.

Call 874-3052 for information.

Everfound to play at Calvary Baptist

Calvary Baptist Church, 1290 A St. in Delta, will present Everfound in concert at 6 p.m. Oct. 9.

The quartet of four brothers were born in Russia and raised in America. Everfound has four major albums, and its most recent release “Dawn in our Eyes” will be available at the concert.

Cost is $5 at the door.

Call 874-9497 for information.

All Saints Church hosts annual festival

All Saints Church, 150 Sipprelle Drive in Battlement Mesa, will have its annual Bluegrass/Chili Festival from 5 to 7:30 tonight.

Bluegrass musician Danny Agajanian and his band will perform.

Homemade chili, coleslaw and corn bread will be served, along with cold drinks and homemade pies.

Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for ages 12 and younger at the door.

Call 285-7908 for information.

The Gathering has new meeting place

The Gathering, a new church at 801 Gunnison Ave., formerly Heart of Junction Church, meets at 10 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Pastor David Crowley founded The Gathering in May 2010, and the church has been meeting at the Holiday Inn and Marriott Residence Inn prior to the move to its new home.

The Gathering has a vision to “gather sheep with no shepherd,” based on Matthew 9:36 and Isaiah 40:11.

Call 462-7194 for information.


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