Religion briefs

Christian gospel group to play in Hesperus The Nashville-based “Blackwood Legacy” contemporary Christian gospel group will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hesperus Baptist Church, 22972...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Reporters change an insular Jewish world in Israel

JERUSALEM – In the insular world of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel, the fact that the news is being reported is itself important news.A decade ago, brawling between two ultra-Orthodox factions about...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

More, say backers of faith based movies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Producers of faith-based movies have a message for Hollywood studios: Make the movies, and customers will pay to watch them.The enormous success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of...

DATE: July 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Military services to be held Sunday Frontier Baptist Church will hold special military services at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at 2201 Forest Ave.The services will honor men and women who have served or are...

DATE: July 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Marrying lesbians earns pastor a 20-day suspension

MILWAUKEE – A gay Methodist pastor from western Wisconsin was suspended for 20 days for officiating a lesbian wedding, marking a modest victory for traditionalists in a growing rift over...

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Sacred Heart fiesta to be held Sunday Sacred Heart Catholic Church will celebrate its annual fiesta Sunday at the church, 254 East Fifth Ave.Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Sunday. From 11 a.m....

DATE: June 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Out of the church

It was an ambitious experiment when First United Methodist Church of Durango decided to forgo worship services on the weekend of June 4-5 and instead create a weekend of local ministry. So, how did...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

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Church to observe Father’s Day The Rev. James Newman will speak Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church of Durango. His sermon theme will be “Wandering Son, Waiting Father.” Newman, a former...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Prayer, politics collide at midnight in West Bank

NABLUS, West Bank – A modest stone building holy to Jews amid this Arab city is becoming an increasingly volatile friction point, drawing growing numbers of pilgrims on nighttime prayer visits,...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Religion Briefs

Boys choir to perform at Presbyterian church Florida Mesa Presbyterian Church will hold a choral program by the Albuquerque Boy Choir.This choir of New Mexico features four choirs of boys ages 6-18...

DATE: June 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

What constitutes sin in the 21st century?

Anger, envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth. For centuries, these seven were the deadly sins, the path to eternal damnation. But are those still the worst sins in the 21st century? Do we have...

DATE: June 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Community action will speak louder than words

Most churches would panic a little at the thought of an empty sanctuary on Sunday morning. But for First United Methodist Church of Durango, an empty sanctuary next weekend will mean success.“The...

DATE: May 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion