Local church aims to build ties with Christians in Cuba

When members of the Lau family were getting ready to go to Cuba at the end of December, they were looking forward toparticipating in a mission at a cooperative that takes care of the disabled and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Churches share worship, devotions

In a world where tragedies and conflict are in the news every day, where is God in the world?That is one of the questions five area congregations will contemplate as they go through the season of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Author to discuss religious, secular clashes

Jihads by followers of Islam and the creation of nations following Shariah law. Christian fundamentalists emphasizingthe Judeo-Christian foundation of the U.S., with some going so far as to...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Faith groups step in for abstinence events

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jeiel Ballard and his girlfriend, both 16, are dressed up in their best attire, ready for a night ofdancing and fun.But there will be no close embraces or risque moves to test...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Religion

Christmas Eve Services

This is a partial listing of Christmas Eve services available Thursday in Durango unless otherwise noted. Asterisks (*)next to the service time indicate child care is provided for that service...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Blue Christmas offers solace

While Santa is ho-ho-hoing, Christmas bells are ringing and chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, many people arestruggling with sorrow while all around them are in the holiday spirit.Blue...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Congregation's youths look ahead to Hanukkah

The young people of Congregation Har Shalom got a head start on Hanukkah during a presentation Thursday at Four CornersHealth Care Center.“A couple of the residents said they didn't know anything...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Methodist minister receives grant for renewal

Weddings, funerals and meetings. Preaching at four services every week and prepping for them for 15-20 hours at a time.Counseling parishioners in crisis and visiting the sick. Leading a...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Sacred comes in many forms at festival

Crucifixes and Buddhas. The magnificence of the cosmos and the delicate beauty of a drop of dew on a flower. Santos, bald eagles and stained-glass windows blessing sledders and skiers. Sculptures,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Jackals, giraffes teach communication

By How does a young woman in a Nazi concentration camp care about the kind of day a guard is having? Why does a young man in jail in Albuquerque say he's seeing life from a whole new...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Bible camp to host activities

The San Juan Bible Camp, 14260 Road 39.9 in Mancos, announces the following events:•A yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 208 N. Dolores Road in Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion

Chapel to hold morning services

After more than 15 years, the McPherson Chapel at Fort Lewis College will once again host Sunday morning services when school is in session.The Rev. Nick Federspiel, a newly ordained minister and...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Religion