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Religion briefs

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 “Camping on Mountains.” The community is invited.

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 “Camping on Mountains.” 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 “Camping on Mountains.” At 5 p.m., Downieville will have the monthly church potluck. The community is invited.

Christian Science Church

Christ Jesus is the subject of this week’s lesson sermon, to be read at the 10 a.m. service. A Bible citation from Luke says, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.” Sunday School covers this same topic also at 10 a.m.

A testimonial meeting is held each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

The church is located at 375 Crown Point Circle in Whispering Pines. For more information, call 273-9452.

A downtown Reading Room and Bookstore at 147 Mill St. is open for your convenience from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 273-0790.

Christian Life Center

Sunday will be a time of praise. Worship will be followed by a special presentation by the women’s ministry featuring what the Assembly of God Women’s Ministry is planning and accomplishing, as well as how the Christian Life Center’s ladies plan to serve our Lord throughout 2006 with mission projects, activities and events. Our fellowship dinner and Bible studies for all ages continue each Wednesday evening. The Christian Life Center is at 13010 Highway 49 in Grass Valley. For more information, call 273-8475, or via e-mail.

Good News Project

The location for prayer for healing moved to the offices of Sierra Vista Covenant Church at 10064 Streeter Road, Unit 5. Streeter Road is located one-quarter mile south of Highway 49 and Combie Road. Follow the signs to the rear of the building where offices are located. We pray for the unchurched as well as those who attend church. There is no fee and no appointment is necessary. Hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 268-3899, or visit thegoodnewspro online.

Grass Valley First Baptist

Come and join us at 9 a.m. on Sundays preceding the worship service. Pastor Mike Sanchez is in charge of Sunday School.

This Sunday is Communion Sunday, and Pastor David Hagey is speaking on the “Meaning of Communion” from 1 Corinthians.

If you’d like to “Adopt a Missionary,” call Pastor Adam Click and he will match you with a young person who will be going on a mission trip to Jamaica this summer. It will be a working trip designed to reach people for the cause of Christ. Call 273-7301.

The P.G.I.F. Singles Group meets at 6 p.m. on Fridays

Healing Rooms of Nevada County

The Healing Rooms of Nevada County will not be open Thursday due to a schedule conflict. Visit us again beginning March 2. We pray for healing for the body, soul and spirit. Everyone is welcome whether you attend church or not. The Healing Rooms of Nevada County are at the Outpatient Center Conference Rooms at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. Hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. There is no fee and no reservation is necessary. For more information, visit or call 268-3899.. For more information, call 273-7301 or visit online.

Sierra Presbyterian Church

What you’ll find on a typical Sunday at Sierra Presbyterian: You’ll be warmly greeted by our worship hosts as you enter. A spirit-filled message and worship experience awaits you at one of our three Sunday services. Traditional at 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Contemporary at 10 to 11 a.m., and Way Contemporary from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pastor Scott’s Sunday message, always thought-provoking, continues in Revelation (getting near the end) with “Our God Reigns,” chapters 19 and 20. Between services you’re invited to a time of fellowship and refreshments in our Ryosa Hall. Child care is available during all services for infant through Pre-K.

At 10 a.m. are Sunday school classes for children in grades K through fifth and Sunday seminars for teens and adults. This Sunday, a new adult seminar begins with “We’ve Got a Bible, Now What?” led by Jonathan Harvey. At 11:30 a.m., there’s children’s church for kindergarten through fifth grade. “Generations” is at 6 p.m., Fellowship and short lesson were developed for young families, but all are welcome. Paul Bridges talks on “Families Under Attack” (child care provided). We’ll observe Ash Wednesday at 7 p.m. on March 1, with worship and anointing with ashes.

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