This Sunday at the Sierra Center for Positive Living, a Religious Science church, the Rev. Sandra Fairbanks will continue the series “Season for Peace” with her talk titled “How do I Become Peace in the Storm?” The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. at Banner Grange Hall, 12629 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. Tapes of previous services are available at the church book store.

Congregational music will be by Jim Townsend and friends.

Junior Church will also be participating in the “Season of Peace” program, with special lessons geared toward the youth starting at 10:30 a.m.

This is the Sunday for “Healing Circle,” which meets 15 minutes after the service, facilitated by the Compassionate Care Team. All are welcome and invited to stay for coffee and conversation after the service.

The church office is located in the Yuba River Professional Building, 12059 Nevada City Highway, No. 210, Grass Valley, next to Lyon’s.

For more information, call 274-1018 or check the Web site at

Sierra Pines United Methodist

Pastor Don’s sermon for the fifth Sunday after Epiphany is “A Deep Water People.” Who are the “deep water” people? Are they prophets? Are they healers? Are they preachers? Are they accountants? Are they protectors?

The contemporary celebration service begins at 9 a.m., and the traditional service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is at 9 a.m. in classrooms 1, 2 and 3. A second Adult Sunday School class is available at 10:30 a.m.

The Gospel of Luke study session continues this month. Led by Pastor Don, the Bible study is called “Luke’s Vision of Salvation.” February’s classes are held on Wednesdays, Feb. 11 and 18, at 6:30 p.m., and on Fridays, Feb. 13 and 20, at 9:30 a.m. The only book needed is a Bible. All are welcome to attend.

The Sierra Pines Community Players will present another Mystery Dinner, “Hi-Jinks on the High Seas,” Feb. 27, 28 and 29. All seats are reserved. For $14 you get a meal, a show and a test of your detective skills at the Friday or Saturday 6 p.m. performance. For $10, you can get a dessert and watch the show at the 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.

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

Solid Rock Foursquare Church

InnerState Youth meets Fridays, 6 to 8:30 p.m., for paintball, basketball, video games, the snack shop and a practical talk that is relevant for today’s youth. Grades six through 12 are welcome.

Throughout the week: Single Women’s Fellowship is learning about “Safe People” and meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m.; Women’s Ministry, currently doing a study of Proverbs, meets Friday mornings at 10 a.m.; InnerState Youth Ministries meets every Friday at 6 p.m.; Reconcilers, taught by Pastor Ron Neilsen, is Sunday at 6 p.m.; Sunday services are Adult Bible Study at 10 a.m. and Worship Service with Senior Pastor Jim Edwards sharing God’s Word at 11 a.m. Home Fellowships meet throughout the week. Call the church for schedule and locations.

The church is located at 11665 Spenceville Road in Penn Valley. For more information, call 432-1964.

Truth Worship Center

This weekend will be youth weekend at Truth Worship Center. The Youth Revival Service will kick off Friday at 7:30 p.m.; there will be special singing and ministering. Saturday will be a snow trip; the cost is $15. During the evening, there will be basketball at the Nevada Union High School. Call for further information.

“God is still the best thing going,” is the theme for the month of February. Sunday morning at the 10 a.m. service the pastor will be ministering on the subject of “Jesus is the master of every situation.” Sunday school classes are offered for all ages. Sunday Evening service begins at 6 p.m. This is a special Worship and Praise service; the pastor will be preaching this service.

Tuesday night Bible Study at 7 p.m. will continue on the application of the Word of God to everyday life.

For more information, call the church office at 272-6455.

Twin Cities Church

The subject of this Sunday’s message is “The Blessed Life.” This is the first message in the new series “Blessed to Bless.”

Twin Cities Church meets every Sunday morning at 8:30, 10, and 11:30 a.m. at the Veterans Hall in Grass Valley, 255 S. Auburn St. Children (birth through fifth grade) meet during every Sunday morning service. Junior high students meet at 11:30 a.m. and have small group Bible study at 10 a.m. High school students meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans Building and have small group Bible study during the 11:30 a.m. service.

For more information, call the church office at 273-6425 or visit the Web site at

Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains

The Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains program will be “A Pipeline to the Past: Musical Inspiration,” by musician/composer Ludi Hinrichs. Hinrichs, a well-known and respected local musician, will explore his inspiration for compositions and will perform new works based on “the foundation of the Western mind set and the activities and history of the Middle East.”

For more information, call 265-2240. Services are Sundays at 11 a.m., with child care and religious education at the same time, at the corner of South Church and Walsh streets in Grass Valley.

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