A silent worship revival at an Episcopal church for the deaf

NEW YORK – The Lord’s Prayer ended with the bang of dozens of fists that landed on open palms after a circular motion and a thumbs up in a joint “Amen!” Not a voice could be heard inside the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

St. Columba Parish to host Rosary Day for Life

St. Columba Parish invites the community to join in a Rosary Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1800 East Second Ave. The Rosary will be led continuously each half hour. These...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

White evangelicals distinct on abortion, LGBT policy, poll shows

White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on abortion restrictions and LGBT discrimination protections, two of the most politically divisive issues at play in...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Methodists propose split in gay marriage, clergy impasse

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – United Methodist Church leaders from around the world and across ideological divides unveiled a plan Jan. 3 for a new conservative denomination that would split from the church...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Year-end violence highlights danger of worshipping

NEW YORK – When a machete-wielding attacker walked into a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, during Hanukkah and a gunman fired on worshippers at a Texas church 14 hours later, the two congregations...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Religion

Jewish leaders urge action after another ‘senseless’ attack

NEW YORK – When a suspect walked into the home of a rabbi celebrating Hanukkah and stabbed five celebrants it was the latest in a week of anti-Semitic attacks in the nation’s most demographically...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

How St. Francis created the Nativity scene with a miraculous event in 1223

Around the Christmas season, it is common to see a display of the Nativity scene: a small manger with the baby Jesus and his family, shepherds, the three wise men believed to have visited Jesus...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Christmas services in Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio

Many local churches will hold special services during the Christmas holiday. All services will take place Christmas Eve, Tuesday, unless otherwise noted. Services marked with an asterisk indicate...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

How long is the sermon? Study ranks Christian churches

NEW YORK – How long should a sermon be? The major branches of Christianity in the U.S. have sharply different traditions, with sermons at historically black Protestant churches lasting – on average...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Durango Vineyard Church to hold Christmas Eve service at Strater Hotel

Durango Vineyard Church will hold a Christmas Eve service at 4:30 p.m. at Henry Stater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The service is open to everyone and will celebrate God coming to the world in love to...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Baptist Church to host Christmas Eve services

First Baptist Church will host Christmas Eve services at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 332 E. 11th St. Both services are identical and will last about an hour. Nursery will be available for...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Presbyterian Church of Durango to host Christmas Eve service

First Presbyterian Church of Durango will offer a Christmas Eve service, featuring family worship and a candlelight service at 5 p.m. and a candlelight worship at 7 p.m. at the church, 1159 East...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

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