Faith in Community Life forum planned

The First United Methodist Church has created the Herb and Laura May Bacon Forum for Faith in Community Life and will host the first event from 1–3 p.m. today at the church, 522 White Ave.

The first speaker in the forum is president of the Iliff School of Theology, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Wolfe, who will address the changes taking place in United Methodism and Iliff's response as a United Methodist institution of graduate level theological education.

Call the church at 242-4850 for information.

Sex trafficking subject of ministry event

Bethel Assembly of God Women's Ministry will sponsor a free event today that focuses on discussions about sex trafficking in America and talking to your children.

The discussion is at 1 p.m. at the church, 2945 Orchard Ave. Vicki Proffit of Sarah's Home, a sanctuary for girls rescued from sex trafficking, will give the program.

Go to for information.

Jubilee Family Church marks 60 years

This weekend, Jubilee Family Church, Church of God Cleveland, Tennessee, will celebrate 60 years in its current location at 483 30 Road.

A barbecue fellowship with a tour of the facilities will begin at 11:30 a.m. today, followed by the singing of older hymns by the church chorus. A light breakfast fellowship will be served at  9:30 a.m. Sunday, and a celebration service will start at 10 a.m., featuring two former pastors.

"Pastor Hans Weston and the church invite the community to come and help us celebrate what God has done over the past 60 years," a news release said.

Go to for information.

Campus Ministries plans meal, speakers

Western Colorado Christian Campus Ministries will host an event at 6 p.m. Sunday at Northeast Christian Church, 2751 Patterson Road.

Anyone interested in ministry on the Colorado Mesa University campus is invited to join and learn about connecting with and supporting college students' faith journeys and what campus ministries and its on-campus presence, Christian Student Fellowship, is doing about it.

The evening includes dinner, guest speakers, and a time to pray over the students of CMU and those serving as missionaries to academia. There will be an opportunity to support the ministry with gifts, time, and financial contributions.

Call Frank at 970-712-1439 for information.

Growing healthy soil topic of lecture

The next free lecture in the Church of Nativity's ongoing Caring for All Creation Lecture Series will discuss "Growing Healthy Soil."

"Healthy soil gives us clean air and water, bountiful crops and forests, productive grazing lands, diverse wildlife, and beautiful landscapes," a news release said. Charles Peacock, a soil survey leader with Natural Resource Conservation Service, will present the lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 2175 Broadway. Coffee and appetizers will be available at 6 p.m.

Go to or call 462-6892 for information.

Shamanic Journey to be presented

Unity Grand Valley will present a Shamanic Journey from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Redlands Community Center, 2643 Broadway.

Facilitated by Shannon Plummer and Bob Sima, the event offers a "connecting to the path of the soul through live music and breath work. Together they create a sacred space for expansion and deepening," a news release said.

Cost is $20 in advance, and $25 at the door.

Call 242-6587 for information.

Bible teacher simulcast at Vineyard

Vineyard Community Church, 2711 Unaweep Ave., will be a simulcast site of a global Bible-teaching event Sept. 28 with well-known national Bible teacher Beth Moore.

Doors will open at 7 a.m. and the event is from 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door and includes the simulcast fee, breakfast, lunch, snacks and more.

Register at or call 812-3113 for information.

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