Decisions affect destiny

Choice decides destiny. What you and I choose to do or choose not to do decides our life’s path. Regardless of illnesses, finances, or circumstances, what we choose decides how we live and who we...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Foursquare celebrates 10th anniversary

DATE: Oct. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Strive to make small improvements every day

I just finished a really excellent book A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring ’20s by famed sportswriter Roger Kahn. In this book on former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Hogan foundation

DATE: Aug. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

First Methodist welcomes associate pastor

The First United Methodist Church of Cortez has announced that Pastor Norman Mark will be serving the community as an associate pastor through a United Methodist Conference Native American...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

The first fruits

In our church, we take turns bringing flowers to decorate the sanctuary on Sundays. When it is my turn, I always bring my orchids from home. I’ll bet many of the folks in our church think it is...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Richard K. ‘Ink’ Bowling Sr.

Graveside services for lifelong area resident Richard K. “Ink” Bowling Sr. will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at Arriola Cemetery. Ink was born April 28, 1926, in Mancos, the son of Lawson...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Ballroom dancing as a metaphor for life

I’ve found myself a number of times recently talking with folks about the spiritual work of the second half of life. That’s probably because I am well into my second half of life, and it is a topic...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

‘First parson’ to preside over St. Paul’s centennial

As part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the building and consecration of St. Paul’s Chapel, Mancos, St. Paul’s has invited The Rev’d C. Montgomery Hoge back to Mancos! He was popularly...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Dolores Methodist Church to worship in park

The Methodist Church of Dolores will hold a worship service, followed by a potluck, in Joe Rowell Park in Dolores on Sunday, July 28, at 10 a.m. All are invited. Please bring food to share as well...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith

Dolores Methodist Church to worship in park

The Methodist Church of Dolores will hold a worship service, followed by a potluck, in Joe Rowell Park in Dolores on Sunday, July 28, at 10 a.m. All are invited. Please bring food to share as well...

DATE: July 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Faith