Church membership in U.S. plummets over past 20 years

NEW YORK – The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year,...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

‘Everyone was her sister’: Woman killed at California synagogue honored

POWAY, Calif. – Lori Kaye is believed to have shielded her synagogue’s rabbi from a gunman’s bullets in a heroic move that epitomizes the life she led, her family and friends said Monday as they...

DATE: April 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

National Day of Prayer asks us to love our neighbors

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to come together to pray for our nation. This year, the Durango prayer event will...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Presbyterian Church offers cleaning, repair of equipment used by disabled people

The First Presbyterian Church of Durango will host a “Better Together, Where Durango Connects for a Better Durango” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Volunteers at this community...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

At Washington National Cathedral, another church is rising - out of 500,000 Legos

WASHINGTON – When Charles Fulcher, director of visitor programs at Washington National Cathedral, traveled to Durham, England, a few years ago, he wanted to see that city’s centuries-old cathedral....

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Easter services at churches in Bayfield, Durango and Ignacio

Easter weekend services will be held at churches in Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio. All services are on Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Services with an asterisk means child care is provided. ...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

SALT LAKE CITY – An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years for a major renovation to help it withstand earthquakes and be more...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Tourist mecca Notre Dame also revered as place of worship

VATICAN CITY – The soaring beauty of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral as it echoed with Gregorian chants so moved French poet Paul Claudel on Christmas Day 1886 that the avowed atheist converted to...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

Holy Week services in and around Durango

Christ the King Lutheran Church will offer Holy Week services at 495 Florida Road: 8 a.m. (contemporary) and 10:30 a.m. (traditional) Sunday, Palm Sunday worship. 6 p.m. Thursday, Maundy Thursday...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Southern Baptist Church Good Friday service

First Southern Baptist Church will host a Good Friday service at 5:30 p.m. Friday, at 1715 West Second Ave. All are welcome to attend.

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First United Methodist Church Holy Week schedule

First United Methodist Church of Durango will offer these services during Holy Week at 2917 Aspen Drive: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Maundy Thursday Service: Living Last Supper Drama. Noon Friday, Good...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

First Presbyterian Church Holy Week schedule

First Presbyterian Church of Durango will off these Holy Week services at 1159 East Third Ave.: 10 a.m., Sunday, Palm Sunday worship. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday: Easter Egg Candy. 6 p.m. Friday: Good...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Religion

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