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Religion briefs

First Baptist Church of Nevada City welcomes you. Join us on Sundays for Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m. This Sunday, Pastor Bill Romell will bring the message, titled: “Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen Ð Part 1,” with the text from James 1:1-12.

We have a potluck and Bible study every Wednesday, at 6 p.m. We are currently studying the book of Acts.

This Saturday is the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at 8 a.m.

Start thinking now about attending our Women’s Retreat, May 5-7.

The church is located 300 Main St. in Nevada City. For more information, call 265-4711, or visit http://www.fbcnevada

Peace Lutheran Church

Pastor Richard Johnson will preach at both services this week at Peace Lutheran Church. The congregation worships at 8 and 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. The senior choir will sing at the late service. The congregation’s annual meeting will take place immediately following the late service.

Pastor Johnson continues his Sunday School class on the gospel of Mark at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Eatman is leading a group that is “reading through the Bible in 90 days”; they also meet at 9:30 a.m. to reflect on this week’s reading.

Peace Lutheran is located at 828 W. Main St. in Grass Valley. For more information, call 273-9631 or visit

North San Juan United Methodist

The North San Juan United Methodist Church worship service on Sunday is at 8:30 a.m. Dr. Judson O Gears, pastor, will preach on “A New Beginning.” On Tuesday at 10 a.m. there is a Bible study at the church. The community is invited.

Downieville United Methodist Church

The Downieville United Methodist Church worship service on Sunday is at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Judson O Gears, pastor, will preach on “A New Beginning.” The community is invited.

Sierra City Community Church (United Methodist)

The Sierra City Community Church (United Methodist) worship service on Sunday is at noon Dr. Judson O Gears, pastor, will preach on “A New Beginning.” The community is invited.

New Covenant Baptist Church

Total Fitness: You can’t get it at just any gym. Get in shape, go back to school, get out of debt … seems like we’re all into self- improvement. But what about your spiritual life? You can’t take care of that at the gym. At New Covenant Baptist Church, we are exploring the ways to get “Fit for Life.” You’ll see that spiritual health brings all the other areas of life into balance. Come and “work out” with us this Sunday as Pastor Randy continues his series on “Total Fitness” with “Lose The Weight of Guilt.”

Join us Sundays at 10:30 a.m. for fellowship and refreshments. Worship is at 10:45 a.m. at the Park Ave Alternative Educational Site, 140 Park Ave. off South Auburn at School Alley or Park Ave.

Saturday nights from 5 to 7:30 p.m. NCBC sponsors Epicenter Open Gym Night for seventh- through 12th-graders. Call NCBC office at 274-8516.

Mountain Stream Meditation Center

Mountain Stream Meditation Center, a Buddhist Insight meditation group, meets Mondays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Wild Mountain Yoga, 574 Searls Ave. in Nevada City. On Monday evening, D’Arcy Reynolds will speak on her recent retreat in Burma. All levels of experience are welcome. For more information, call Barbara at 272-6425 or visit

Teja Bell will be teaching two daylong retreats called “Combining Chi Gong and Meditation” on Feb. 18 and 19. You may attend one or both days. For registration and information about these retreats, call Susan at 885-9495.

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