Private Lighthouse Christian gains accreditation

The Lighthouse Christian Academy will start the school year as an accredited A Beka Academy for the first time. The K-12 private school housed and run by the Lighthouse Baptist Church on Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Churches give away backpacks in back-to-school bash

Denominations throughout Montezuma County are coming together to throw a back-to-school bash for area children for the second year in a row. Last year, 166 children received backpacks containing...

DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Saint Barnabas celebrates pipe organ

Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Cortez is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its pipe organ. Saint Barnabas of the Valley Episcopal Church in Cortez will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Texans visit Cortez on church-to-church mission

A group of missionaries from Texas traveling through the area stopped in to paint the Cortez Nazarene Church this week as part of their effort to help churches in the region. Vicki and Robert...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church plans education class

Very few lessons, religious or otherwise, start on the assumption that student already knows the right answers. But St. Barnabas Episcopal Church will be using a form of religious education in the...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Orthodox Church archbishop visits Durango parish

The Holy Prophet Elijah Mission in Durango on Sunday closed its weekly service with a special guest: Bishop Benjamin Peterson, the Archbishop of San Francisco and the West of the Orthodox Church of...

DATE: June 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Local pastor gets a singing gig on cable television

A local cowboy pastor and musician will serenade viewers of cable channel RFD-TV with classic Western tunes next week. Pastor Mark Baker will sing two old Stuart Hamblen favorites as a featured...

DATE: June 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Baptist church offers free concert

California Baptist University’s singing ensemble “HOPE” will perform a free concert on Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the Mountain View Baptist Church, 16302 County Road 30.5 south of Dolores....

DATE: June 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Guest Columnist It’s tourist season, and Paul comes to mind

A great industry, if you will, of our community is the tourist industry. We are very lucky to have visitors from all over the world visit our area. My family and I have two games that we play...

DATE: June 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Leading from within the flock

Recently I was visiting with a friend who has a sheep herding dog. Being a church person, my mind went to that very scriptural image of the sheep. From there I was off and running considering...

DATE: May 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

New Anglican bishop will lead celebration

The new bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the Southwest, Mark Zimmerman, will lead the Sunday celebration on April 27 at the Anglican Church of St. Philip the Evangelist. Bishop Zimmerman began his...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Feel like caving in? Try some third-grade humor

Third-grade humor can save your day. How? Today everyone, including myself, woke up on the wrong side of bed. No one smiles. No one laughs. If I ask someone a question, they just shrug their...

DATE: April 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith