Religion Briefs, Mar. 7, 2014
March 6, 2014
For more information, call 530-265-4714 or visit http://www.holywisdomnevadacity.org.
Twin Cities Church
Join us for our series "Famous Last Words." The message this week is "Assurance." We meet Sundays at 8, 9:35, and 11:15 a.m. Our Children's Ministry (birth through 5th grade) has fantastic children's programming at each of our services. High School Students meet Sundays at our 9:35 service, and Junior High School Students meet at our 11:15 a.m. service.
You can listen to past messages on KNCO 830AM on Sunday mornings at 7:00 a.m., or you can check out videos of our messages and services at our website – http://www.twincitieschurch.com.
Traditional service at 9 a.m. features a mix of praise songs and hymns. Sunday School for Adults, youth, children and preschoolers is provided. Contemporary service at 11 a.m. features upbeat praise music. Join us Wednesdays for dinner from 4:45 to 6 p.m. in the Upper Fellowship Hall. Prayer, Bible Studies, Children's activities and youth group follow. Celebrate Recovery, a Christ based 12-Step program meets in the Lower Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m.
Our Contemplative Service begins at 8:45 a.m. Our Traditional Service begins at 10:30 a.m. Coffee fellowship follows each service. Sunday School is held during the 8:45 service for ages 3 to 12 with chimes and drama 9:45 to 10:30. Child care for all ages 8:30 until noon. Worship for Young Families (WOW), will meet on Wed., March 12 at 5:00 p.m. with a potluck followed by a Worship Service at 5:30, There will be a Video Based Lenten Series beginning "Making Sense of God's Will" with Rev. Tana on Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:30. beginning Saturday, March 8. All are welcome. Feel free to call the church office at 530-272-1946 for further information.
Nevada City United Methodist Church
Join us this Sunday when special guest, Rev. Michael Moran shares his talk, "Loved Beyond Measure". Turn you greatest fear or perceived failure into your greatest blessing! Music by Steve Wallace. We are located at 180 Cambridge Ct., Grass Valley, off Whispering Pines Lane, across from Peaceful Valley Farm Supply. The Way of Mastery is held each Monday at 7 p.m. The Men's and Women's Groups meet each Tuesday at 10 a.m. A Course in Miracles every Thursday at 7 p.m. Our Children's Ministry program is held each Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Word-A-Live (WAL) Church
Pastors Mike and Sandra Chipchase invite you to Word-A-Live! Church at 10 a.m. Sundays at 10528 Spenceville Road in Penn Valley. Word-A-Live! is worth the drive! Word-A-Live offers a variety of programs, including:
Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.: "A-Live! Recovery," Learning to be free from life-controlling behaviors.
Thursdays at 9: 45 a.m.: Women's Bible Study. "Stepping Up" by Beth Moore. Lunch first Thursday of each month. No woman's bible study the second Thursday of each month.
Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m.: Culture Revive Youth ages 12 to 18.
Saturdays, 5 p.m.: Corporate Prayer.
Wednesdays, 7 to 9 p.m.: Equippers Class. "How to study your Bible."
March 16: 7 to 9 p.m., IHOP.
Deborah Gliebe: Friday, February 28 through March 3.
CI CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE: November 14, 15, 16.
For more information, visit http://www.word-a-live.org or call 530-432-9155.
Christian Science Church
Tuesdays we offer the community live audio chats including Q&A, with a professional healer on current topics. The topic next Tuesday is: "Exercising discipline and self-government." Explore the role God plays in finding discipline as well as the freedom and joy it can bring. Time: 11:00 a.m. to noon. Location: 147 Mill St. (our bookstore for spiritual resources). Visit christiansciencegrassvalley.org for the most recent topic and further information.
Wednesdays: Join our open Wednesday Meetings for sharing about healing from 7:30-8:30 p.m. After hearing verses from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy on a theme, participants are invited to share personal examples of Christian healing and gratitude for God's care. The meeting is followed by greeting and fellowship.
Sundays: Stop by any Sunday at 10:00 a.m. to visit our weekly worship service centered on a sermon directly from the Bible and Science and Health. A Sunday School is held at the same time where students up to the age of 20 learn all about the Bible and how to apply its timeless spiritual lessons in their lives (childcare is provided).
Sierra Pines United Methodist Church
Please join us on Sunday with our Pastor Alison Berry!
Depression/Grief Support Group, Wednesdays 6 to 7 p.m..
United Methodist Men: First Saturday Monthly at 8 a.m.
United Methodist Women: Second Wednesday monthly at 10:30 a.m.
Contemporary Service at 9 a.m. and Traditional Service at 10:30 a.m.
Junior High and High School Ages: Youth Group on Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m.
"Hilltop Kids" Sunday School at 9 a.m.
Sierra Pines United Methodist Church is located at 22559 Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley (near Lake of the Pines) For more information telephone the Church Office at 530-268-6907 and visit our website at http://www.sierrapinesumc.org.
Pray Nevada County
We seek God on behalf of our communities. Open to all for Christian prayer, Pray Nevada County meets each Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. to pray for our county governments and services, schools and families, businesses and media, and churches and parachurch ministries. Since August 1997, 15 to 25 people from eight to 12 congregations have met each week to pray for our communities.
In the month of February, we will be meeting at Word-A-Live Family Church, Spenceville Road, Penn Valley. For more information or directions, call the scheduling secretary at 530-432-0458 or Sierra Ministries International at 530-478-1478.
The Healing Rooms of Nevada County
We pray for healing of body and spirit. Everyone is welcome whether they attend church or not. Come to the Main Lobby of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, 155 Glasson Way, Grass Valley on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 7 to 8:30 p.m. There is no fee and no appointment is necessary. Also, Tuesday mornings from 9 to 11:30 a.m. healing ministry is available by appointment only. For more information call Sierra Ministries International 530-478-1478 or visit http://www.healingroomsnc.com.
Grass Valley AM AGLOW
We are a local chapter of Aglow International, meets the second Tuesday of every month from 9:45 a.m. to noon at 336 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley. At the February 11 meeting, our speaker will be GV Aglow president, Linda Langley, casting the vision theme for 2014, "We Would See Jesus!"
Aglow is a wonderful opportunity for unity in the Body of Christ and is not "just for women" anymore! Take Brunswick Road to Whispering Pines Lane, left on Crown Point Circle and then right at Nevada County Board of Realtors. Baby-sitting off site is available by making reservations in advance with Jamie Bartsch at 530-272-6056.
Join us March 9 for "Thriving in Difficult Times" with the Rev. Doug Kraft.
We are a welcoming congregation open to all. UUCM is located at 246 Church Street in Grass Valley (the one with the rainbow flag).
For more information, call 530-274-1675, or visit the website at http://www.uugrassvalley.org.
Metaphysical discussion group
Come share your thoughts, bring your joy and meet like-minded new friends. For more information, call Lee Ann at 530-272-2945.
EarthSpirit Center for the Transformational Arts
Rev. Dr. Nanci Shanderá Women's Mystery School, Wednesdays at 6 p.m.; classes in Transformational Healing of Spirit, Mind, and Body; Dreams; Elderhood Wisdom Training; Alchemy; Shamanism; Ritual in our Stone Circle; ongoing Healing group for those dealing with cancer (at SNMH hospital); monthly Sierra Center for Spiritual Living Women's Circle.
Spiritual counseling for women; check website and EarthSpirit Center on Facebook for event schedule, online classes, and Dr. Nanci's books.
Brother, can you spare an — hour?
A group of local men meets from 6 to 7 a.m. Thursdays at Penny's Diner for breakfast. Under the banner of "Christian Business Men's Committee," we have breakfast, read a portion of scripture, share what God has done in our life and pray.
Penny's Diner is located at 2072 Nevada City Highway in the B&C Fowler Center in Grass Valley.
Curious about Christianity?
Ever wonder what the big deal is about Jesus? Join our study group for four weeks at a private residence. Our first meeting will begin in February. For location and more information, contact Jessica at 530-913-6336.
Grass Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church
March 8 – Pastor Tim McMillen
March 15 – Pastor Jeff Richards, Jesus' Last Week: Triumphant Entry
March 22 – Pastor Jeff Richards, Jesus' Last Week: Temple Cleanser
March 29 – Pastor Jeff Richards, Jesus' Last Week: The Last Supper
Saturday worship times: adult/youth/children Bible classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., morning worship service: 10:40 a.m. to noon. Services are also held in Spanish in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to join our weekly fellowship meals following the Saturday service. Pathfinder and Adventure Children's Clubs meet each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Echo Ridge Christian School. We are located at 12889 Osborne Hill Road in Grass Valley (Just past Union Hill School on Hwy. 174). Visit our website at http://www.gvadventist.com, call 530-477-5017 or email email@example.com.