Thursday, March 8, 2007 Religion briefs |

Thursday, March 8, 2007 Religion briefs

Christian Science Church

“MAN” is the subject of this week’s Bible lesson sermon to be read at the 10 a.m. service by the two readers. The Golden Text is from Psalms: “Lord, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him!” Sunday School, held at the same time, will discuss God’s dominion over all His works. Wednesday evening meetings at 7:30, offers a time for prayer and thanksgiving for the many blessings and healings through the study and application of Christian Science.

All are welcome to attend our services at 375 Crown Point Circle in Whispering Pines. For further information, call 273-9452.

The community is invited to visit the reading room and bookstore at 147 Mill St. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For further information, call 273-0790 or go to grassvalleyca.

Abundant Life Community Church

Abundant Life, the growing church with a big heart on Alta Street, welcomes all. This Sunday, the series, “Answer Me This… Questions that Jesus Asked” continues. Associate Pastor Cary Sanders will bring the message, “Are you a teacher… yet do not understand?” Worship begins at 9 a.m., with children being dismissed mid-service to experience God through age-appropriate Bible lessons.

Wednesday activities: The Ladies’ Bible Study, held at 10:30 a.m., is studying, “Great People of the Bible.” Child-care is available with advanced request. Family Night takes place at 7 p.m., with classes for the whole family including crossover, where middle school and high school students enjoy an action-packed hour of games, friendships, and discovering how to apply Biblical principles in everyday situations.

For more information, call 273-1139.

Mountain Stream Meditation

Mountain Stream Meditation Center, a Buddhist Insight Meditation group, meets Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Wild Mt. Yoga, 574 Searls Ave. in Nevada City. On Monday, Mountain Stream will offer a time for discussion after a 45 minute silent meditation. Visiting American Buddhist monk, Venerable Bhante Vimalaramsi from Missouri, will lead a day of meditation and teaching from the Suttas, March 18 in Nevada City.

For more information, call Barbara at 272-6425 or visit

Word-A-Live Church

Word-A-Live Church is located at 10528 Spenceville Rd. Penn Valley and offers straight-up messages for straight-up people. All Sunday morning services begin at 10 a.m. with contemporary Praise and Worship, followed by an inspiring message of truth, hope and encouragement. This Sunday morning, Pastor Chipchase will be ministering to the congregation.

Youth is Friday nights at 7 p.m. All youth (ages 12-18) interested in learning about God or deepening their existing walk with God are invited to join the meetings. All youth are encouraged to participate in the youth drama ministry, or join the youth team band. Bring your instrument or just bring your voice.

Word-A-Live also offers bible studies for both men and women, an equippers class for all, nursery, tots and a kids club.

For more information on events, services or for prayer, call (530) 432-9155, e-mail or visit our calendar at

Twin Cities Church

This Sunday, the new series, “Free” continues. It focuses on how to be set free from the issues that keep us from becoming all God wants us to be. The message this week is, “Free to Soar: Liberated from Worry.” If you are unable to make it to Sunday service, listen to “Encouragement for Life,” on KNCO 830AM on Sunday mornings from 7 to 7:30 to hear one of Twin Cities past messages.

Our grade school children’s core virtue for the month of March is Honesty Ð watching what you say and do so others will trust you. Mark your calendars for the next Worship Celebration Service on March 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Twin Cities Church meets every Sunday morning at 8:15, 10, and 11:45 a.m. at 11726 Rough & Ready Hwy.

Children (birth through 5th grade) meet during every Sunday morning service. Junior High Students meet at 10 a.m. and Senior High Students meet at 11:45 a.m. in the East Multi Purpose Room.

For more information, call 273-6425 or visit http://www.twin

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