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Religion briefs

Regular Sunday school for all ages is at 9 a.m., followed by the church service at 10:30 a.m. Child care is provided. The Glory Choir, our special senior adult choir, is presenting “Homeward Bound,” a musical directed by Dr. Carl Peters, music minister. Since this is Memorial Day weekend, there will be no Sunday evening service, and no AWANA will be held.

Wednesday dinner followed by prayer time and Bible study will be from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. The last Wednesday night dinner will be June 7.

Our farewell service and send-off potluck for Carl and Rene Peters and family will be June 4. This will be their last Sunday with us. Following Sunday service, we will have a potluck and program in the Upper Fellowship Hall. For more information, call Judy, the church office secretary, at 273-7301.

The regular Sunday service on June 11 will include recognition of our church’s graduates.

New Covenant Baptist Church

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the zone? We have end zones in football games, zones in basketball games, parking zones and a host of zones that we live within each and every day. Pastor Randy will continue with a series called “Living in the Zone.” This series provides practical tools for living in the daily zones of life. The message this week is “Avoiding the Twilight Zone.” Join us for a refreshing look at what God has to say to us today!

Join us on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. for fellowship and refreshments. Our worship hour begins at 10:45 a.m. at Sierra Mountain High School, 140 Park Ave., off South Auburn at School Alley or Park Ave.

There is plenty of parking and nursery care is provided for all services. Bible study classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call our church office at 274-8516.

Sierra Presbyterian Church

We’re getting down to the wire for the start of the sanctuary refurbishing. Beginning June 4, we will meet for Sunday services in the fellowship hall until the “Big Fix” is accomplished (anticipating six weeks). In the interim, worship services are at 9 a.m. for the “More Traditional” service and 10:30 a.m. for the “More Contemporary” service. The third service, geared towards teens, college age and young families, will be in the evening beginning at 5:15 and will incorporate with “Generations” evening fellowship and will include a light dinner.

This Sunday worship times will be as usual: Traditional, 8:30 a.m.; Contemporary, 10 a.m.; Way Contemporary, 11:30 a.m. Pastor Scott Dickson delivers the same message at all three services. This Sunday he continues his series on prayer with “How do we pray about our problems?” from Romans 10:17.

Vacation Bible School runs the week of July 17-21. Call the church for registration information at 265-3291. For more information, visit

Sierra Pines United Methodist

Pastor Don’s sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter is titled “FANAFI.” Wondering how to be successful in business and Life? The answer is far different than what corporate culture is pushing on us. For a Daily Devotional online, go to and click on “Read Today’s Devotion.”

Sierra Pines United Methodist Church offers two regular services, contemporary at 9 a.m. and traditional at 10:30 a.m. Child care for children under 5 is provided at all services. Sierra Pines UMC church is located at 22559 W. Hacienda Dr. (near Lake of the Pines).

For more information, call the church office at 268-6907 or visit

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