By Dave Jensen In 2014, I considered that all too familiar question: “What will you do when you retire?” I had already been volunteering with various ministries in the Grand Valley, so I wasn’t worried that the next chapter of my life would be boring. But one mission kick-started my . . .
A few years back I saw the musical comedy “Church Basement Ladies.” Staged in the ’50s, the musical was inspired by the book “Growing Up Lutheran,” which was about the ladies who work in the church basement cooking meals for its functions. As someone who grew up Lutheran, I found . . .
For nearly 40 years, the United Methodist Women (UMW) of Montrose has hosted the Down Home Country Bazaar, launching the local holiday art and craft shows of the holiday season. Artists, artisans, crafters and cooks have reserved more than 30 tables to showcase and sell their creations. From felted hats . . .
There is excitement and much bustling about as United Methodist Women (UMW) and members of the First United Methodist Church (FUMC), 522 White Ave., prepare for the church’s annual Holiday House Bazaar. The bazaar will be held Friday, November 3, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m., and Saturday, November 4, from 9 . . .
The Whitewater Benedictine Community is offering The Contemplative Journey, a six-week course in contemplative prayer held at 8250 Kannah Creek Road. Classes are Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m., September 20-October 25. The class features the teachings of Thomas Keating, one of the founders of Centering Prayer. The class costs $90, plus . . .