Sermon: Neighbors helping neighbors

Jesus came to give us eternal life and life more abundantly. John 6:40, John 10:10. As our role model, Jesus came to serve, not to be served. Matthew 20:28.

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Sermon: 'Whatever happened to class?'

“Whatever happened to fair dealing and pure ethics and nice manners?"

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Sermon: Be people of prayer

In his book, Prayer, Ole Hallesby wrote: “To pray is nothing more involved than to let Jesus into our needs."

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Sermon: In all of your getting, get understanding

We have all probably heard the saying; “You forgot where you came from.” The problem with that saying is you really didn’t forget where you came from; you just may not want to live there anymore.

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Sermon: The unique Son

The thoughts of most people concerning the blessed Savior are centered around all that he has done in the universe or the work of the cross in securing salvation for mankind.

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Sermon: Look at your hands

Have you ever looked at your hands and thought of all of the things those hands have done?

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Kempters to share concert

ALAMOSA — The Kempters are a multi-talented family of six bringing their own brand of vintage gospel music all the way from Slapout, Alabama.

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Faith is women's conference topic

ALAMOSA — “Faith Like A Mustard Seed” is the theme of the 30th Annual Southern Colorado Women’s Conference scheduled October 6-7 at Calvary Bible Chapel, 7160 Brush Lane, Alamosa.

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Sermon: Disagree

These days it seems that the world is full of arguments.

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Sermon —Fertile ground

The dirt by my house is sticky clay, further up it is nothing but rocks, on our hill is sand, and in the garden nice rich soil. It reminds me of Jesus’ parable of the sower.

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Sermon: What else matters?

My wife and I love being parents. We are entering a new phase, the one where the kids graduate and move out.

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Blanca church replanted

BLANCA — Calvary Blanca, formerly United For Christ Community Church, has roots that go back to 1902 with a vision to reach this small town.

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Sermon: Turn worries into prayers

Dr Phil Monroe defines anxiety as viewing ambiguous data and interpreting it in the worst possible light.

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Sermon: If anyone is thirsty …

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God” Ps. 42:1

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Sermon: The gospel in four words

The spiritual understanding of any diligent searcher of the scriptures is wonderfully rewarded after a time of “digging” in the precious Word of God. For example, Romans 8:1 stands as an eternal icon for any believer.

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Sermon: Why change?

I want to talk about change. Now when I talk about change I’m not necessarily talking about moving furniture around or how we do the order of service.

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Blackwood Legacy in concert

ALAMOSA — Calvary Bible Chapel is hosting the Blackwood Legacy quartet from Nashville, Tennessee next Wednesday evening, May 31st at 7 p.m.

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Sermon: Security check

It is quite apparent when we travel we go through some kind of security. Yet somehow we struggle with feeling secure.

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Sermon: Is fully forgiven possible?

Is it possible for one to be forgiven, fully forgiven during this life’s experience?

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Sermon: Going to the hospital

In just a few weeks, I will be going into the hospital for surgery. I’m not looking forward to this. But I know it’s necessary if I want to get back to good health.

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'Girl's Weekend' is April 28-29

ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church will host an interdenominational “Girl’s Weekend with Priscilla Shirer."

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Danson to celebrate Easter at The Bridge for St. Thomas

ALAMOSA – The Rev. Michelle A. Danson, a native of Yorkshire, England, will celebrate the Eucharist at a St. Thomas the Apostle-sponsored Easter service at The Bridge, 3407 Carroll St., Alamosa, at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

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Sermon: The way out

“Leave me Lord, for I am a sinner!” Peter says to Jesus in the gospel.

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Sermon: Hermeneutics of grace

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven."

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Sermon: How do we know we will be in heaven?

As Christians, what assurances do we have that we will be with God after we die? What assurances do we have that we will live forever in heaven? The author of the biblical book of 1st John wrote to Christians to encourage them in their faith.

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Additional Articles

  • Celebrate Father's Day at FUMC

    Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday. Rev. Nancy Mead will lead the 8 and 10:15 a.m. service, where the scripture lesson will be taken from 2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, and the sermon will be “Christian Behavior: Courage.”

  • Join in acts of service Sunday

    “Love cannot remain by itself—it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service” (Mother Teresa).

  • Find out 'Is It Lawful' Saturday

    The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, June 16. Worship service begins at 11 a.m.

  • Bell choir to play this Tuesday

    Pikes Peak Youth Ringers Bell Choir will be preforming at First United Methodist Church in Alamosa, on Tuesday, June 19th at 7 p.m.

  • Review 'The Book of Joy' with UU's

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa welcomes Stuart Church as he reviews The Book of Joy, by the Dali Lama and Desmond Tutu.

  • VBS begins in MV on Monday

    MONTE VISTA — Monte Vista Community Vacation Bible School will be held the week of June 11, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • 'Provided for You' is Sabbath topic

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, June 9. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • Pearson to share Sunday message

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday. Amanda Pearson will lead 10:15 a.m. service.

  • Sargent Community Church celebrates 100th anniversary

    SARGENT — “Celebrating 100 years of ministry is a gift to be celebrated by all of us,” Rev. Lester Huseby said when he was talking about the Sargent Community Church observing its 100th anniversary of the rural church on Sunday, June 24.

  • Scripture lesson is from Mark 2

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, June 2. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • Sabbatical service to be shared

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa welcomes speaker, Ari McDavid Barrett who will share stories and slides from her sabbatical.

  • UU's to discuss indigenous values

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa welcomes Cherokee storyteller SD Youngwolf who will share stories from his ancestral traditions and personal stories of his spiritual adventures in a search for truth.

  • Sermon is 'A Palace in Time'

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, May 26.

  • 'Wind and Spirit' is Sunday topic

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Sermon: A Baby like us

    “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins” – Matthew 1:21

  • Christmas program set

    ALAMOSA—The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be hosting an event with multiple musical numbers celebrating the birth of Christ and the Christmas season at 927 Weber Drive, Alamosa, from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 10.

  • Unitarians share light reflections

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa celebrates the lights of the season.

  • Christmas Eve breakfast planned

    BLANCA — Calvary Blanca is offering a free breakfast on Christmas Eve rather than a study at 9:30 a.m.

  • Celebrate Advent at St. Stephen

    MONTE VISTA — Advent wreath? Chrismons? Have you ever wondered what these have to do with the season upon us?

  • 'Star of Wonder' is sermon topic

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, December 9.

  • Study the gospel of Mark this week

    ALAMOSA — In the liturgical year of the church, Advent (which started last week) is the start of the calendar.

  • Creede shares Advent services

    CREEDE— Join the Creede Community Church for Advent and Christmas season.

  • 'Come Immanuel' is sermon topic

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, December 2.

  • Learn about the Advent wreath

    MONTE VISTA — Advent wreath? Chrismons? Have you ever wondered what these have to do with the season upon us?

  • UU's to discuss green burials

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa will introduce the idea of green burials.

  • Shamanic healer to speak for UU's

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa welcomes guest speaker and shamanic healer, Cynthia Fuelling, to share about her work.

  • Focus is on Christ the Shepherd

    ALAMOSA — Sunday at Alamosa Presbyterian Church Rev. Don Hanna’s sermon is “Christ the King! Christ the Shepherd.”

  • Circle of Blessing is sermon topic

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, November 25. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • MV church hosts community meal

    MONTE VISTA – The annual free community Thanksgiving dinner will be held Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2160 Sherman Ave., Monte Vista.

  • All are invited to Sunday dinner

    ALAMOSA — Calvary Bible Chapel is having their annual Thanksgiving Dinner this Sunday, November 19, after their 11 a.m. music and preaching time.

  • Joint service of gratitude planned

    ALAMOSA — This week Alamosa Presbyterian Church joins with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Alamosa and the Anabaptist Fellowship of Alamosa in a service of gratitude.

  • Handbell choir, T-day dinner set

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Cornerstone to give program Sat.

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, November 18. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • 'Forgiveness' is Unitarian topic

    ALAMOSA — Forgiveness doesn’t mean forgetting the injustice; it’s about opening the door to reconciliation.

  • Interfaith event is about gratitude

    ALAMOSA — Rituals and ceremonies of thanksgiving are part of most religious and spiritual traditions, especially during harvest season.

  • Learn to bless and be blessed

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, Nov 11. Worship Services begin at 11 a.m.

  • Presbyterians honor veterans

    ALAMOSA — This week in our worship at Alamosa Presbyterian Church we remember our veterans, the sacrifices they have made, and the ideals they are called to defend.

  • Grief support group to begin

    ALAMOSA — There will be a grief support group on November 7 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Alamosa.

  • Sermon will be 'A Crooked Straight'

    ALAMOSA — The prophet Micah warns about those “who lead my (God’s) people astray.” Jesus says not to do as the Pharisees do.

  • Sermon message taken from John 4

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, November 4.

  • FUMC honors All Saints Sunday

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Scripture to be taken from John 4

    ALAMOSA — Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, October 28. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • UU's celebrate Dia de los Muertos

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will honor those who have gone before us by sharing photos, stories, and/or mementos of loved ones who have died as they celebrate Dia de los Muertos.

  • Delve into ancient Jewish law, love

    ALAMOSA — This week at Alamosa Presbyterian Church it’s ancient Jewish dietary law and love.

  • Learn of greatest commandment

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Enjoy hymn sing this Sunday eve

    ALAMOSA — This Sunday, October 29, there will be a 5th Sunday Hymn Sing at Living Water Bible Fellowship, 2910 Clark St in Alamosa .

  • Motz returns from mission

    ALAMOSA — Ammon Motz, son of Jeff and Kathryn Motz from Alamosa, recently returned from serving a Spanish-speaking mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints

  • Sermon: The myth of fairness

    In a recent “Music and Spoken Word” television and radio broadcast with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, narrator Lloyd Newell* began with this question:

  • Ambiguity and paradox at UU

    ALAMOSA — How can we move from simplistic thinking or a black-white model to a reality characterized by shades of grey?

  • Rev. Zittle speaks at St. Thomas

    ALAMOSA – The Rev. Twyla Zittle, assistant rector at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs, will be guest celebrant for a Eucharist at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 607 Fourth St., at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 22.

  • Take a page from Isaiah this week

    ALAMOSA — We often talk about God at work in the world, but sometimes we struggle when God’s work isn’t lined up with how we want things to go.

  • 'Overflowing' is sermon message

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, October 21.

  • Enjoy praise sing on October 29

    ALAMOSA — Living Water Bible Fellowship will be having their 5th Sunday Praise Sing on October 29th, starting at 6 p.m. at the church, 2910 Clark St.

  • Harvest party set at Living Bible

    ALAMOSA — Living Water Bible Fellowship will be hosting their annual Harvest Party, October 31, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

  • World Community Day will be Nov. 3

    ALAMOSA — Church Women United in Alamosa invites all women of the Valley to the 2017 celebration of World Community Day November 3 at 12 p.m. noon, at the Alamosa Presbyterian Church, Fourth and San Juan.

  • Sunday sermon topic is Exodus

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Unitarians talk about other side

    ALAMOSA — Join the UU Fellowship as we explore with Margrett Geitz the possibilities of signs from loved ones on the other side.

  • Presbyterians to see video sermon

    ALAMOSA — This week at Alamosa Presbyterian Church we do things a little bit differently.

  • Sermon considers 'who is worthy'

    ALAMOSA — The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, October 7.

  • Sermon topic is 'Imitating Christ'

    ALAMOSA — We’re in a culture obsessed with following. “Follow us on (name your social media outlet).”

  • World Communion service planned

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • UU's welcome Dr. Ketchin this week

    ALAMOSA — The Unitarian Universal Fellowship in Alamosa welcomes Forrest Ketchin, PhD., retired professor at the Naropa Institute, as she makes a presentation entitled, “Time in the Round: The Sacred Present in a Sacred Land.”

  • Donate to food bank on Sabbath

    ALAMOSA — Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, Alamosa, meets Saturday, September 30.

  • Message focuses on discipleship

    ALAMOSA — Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, Alamosa meets Saturday, September 23rd. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

  • Sanctuary talk featured Sunday

    ALAMOSA — Rev. Craig Paschal, pastor of the Mancos United Methodist Church, will be in Alamosa on Sunday, September 24 at 6 p.m. to speak about his church’s decision-making and subsequent experience in offering sanctuary to an undocumented individual.

  • Unitarians tackle life after death

    ALAMOSA — This Sunday, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Alamosa will discuss the topic of what, if anything, happens to humans after death.

  • 'Standing Firm' is Sunday message

    ALAMOSA — Come join the First United Methodist Church in worship this Sunday.

  • Corrected number provided for Zen

    VALLEY — Please note that the contact information for the new Zen group in the San Luis Valley was just a little off. The correct contact information for Sharon, who is organizing future meetings, is: 623-696-9481 or [email protected]

  • Wilson returns from LDS mission

    LA JARA — Mitchell Wilson recently returned from serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Wilson served in the California Redlands Mission, an English-speaking mission, which is located in southern California, east of Los Angeles.

  • Walk For Life this Saturday morning

    Looking for a way to make an impact or serve those in need in our community?

  • Discipleship is sermon subject

    The Alamosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, 315 Craft Drive, meets Saturday, September 9. Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. This week Pastor McAlpine presents the message: "Discipleship Is Following Jesus."

  • UU's to discuss 'Drawdown' ideas

    Paul Hawken, in his recently published book titled, "Drawdown" paints an optimistic route to reversing global warming.

  • Service will be held in Mogote

    The Annual Worship Service for the United Presbyterian Church of Antonito will be held at the San Rafael Presbyterian Church in Mogote on Sept. 10.

  • Take pilgrimage of faith Sept. 9-10

    VALLEY — The San Juan Bautista Catholic Church and Spiritual Center in La Garita, a mission of the San Juan Catholic Community, and the Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church in San Luis will host a two-day pilgrimage, “Camino del Espiritu,” for those wanting to grow in their Catholic faith while learning about the strength of faith and traditions the first Hispano Catholics brought to the San Luis Valley.

  • Sign up for Walk for Life Sept. 9

    ALAMOSA — Sign up for the SLV Women’s Resource Center’s annual, Walk For Life fundraising event that will be held September 9 at 8 a.m.

  • Alamosa church hosts fall festival

    ALAMOSA — Alamosa Christian Church will host a free fall festival Sept. 16.

  • Alamosa Zen Group formed

    VALLEY — There is now a San Luis Valley Zen group—a group of people getting together to sit zazen (Zen meditation).

  • Living Water will host hymn sing

    ALAMOSA — Living Water Bible Fellowship has rescheduled their Hymn Sing for Sunday, August 27th, from 6-7 p.m. followed by a time of coffee and fellowship

  • Pilgrimage set at historic sites

    VALLEY — The San Juan Bautista Catholic Church and Spiritual Center in La Garita, a mission of the San Juan Catholic Community, and the Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church in San Luis will host a two-day pilgrimage, “Camino del Espiritu,” for those wanting to grow in their Catholic faith while learning about the strength of faith and traditions the first Hispano Catholics brought to the San Luis Valley.

  • Sermon: Why live anywhere else?

    According to US government nine million Americans live in other countries. Why?

  • Morgan returns from LDS mission in Malaysia

    ALAMOSA — Micaela Morgan recently returned from serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • McCarroll returns from LDS mission

    LA JARA — Clay McCarroll, son of Mark and Randa McCarroll from La Jara, recently returned from serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Aug. LDS Service Project planned

    VALLEY — In coordination with the Forest Service, the Alamosa 2nd Ward service project will be August 4-5th at Trujillo Meadows

  • Lowder returns from LDS mission

    MONTE VISTA — Kaitlyn Lowder returned July 4th from serving an 18 month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Guadalupe hosts VBS July 24-28

    CONEJOS — Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church is hosting a Summer Vacation Bible School (K-5th grade) from 9 a.m.-noon July 24, through July 28 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall in Conejos

  • Rev. Zittle speaks in Alamosa July 9

    ALAMOSA – The Rev. Twyla Zittle, assistant rector at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs, will be guest celebrant at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, 607 Fourth St., at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 9.

  • Sermon: Activism through prayer

    A number of protests in our current polarized political climate, while expressing a need to bring about social change for the betterment of society, most often seem to be at odds with the teachings of the world’s religions that advocate love, peace, and r

  • Zen monk seeks to begin group in Alamosa

    ALAMOSA — A monk in the Zen Buddhist lineage of Shunryu Suzuki-roshi is exploring the possibilities for forming a Zen group in Alamosa.

  • 'Remembering Dad' workshop set

    LA JARA — On Monday, June 19, at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Family History Center at 117 7th Street, La Jara will be having an event to remember dad.

  • Bechaver to Serve LDS Mission

    Landon Bechaver, Alamosa, has been called to serve in the Piura, Peru Mission, South America. Bechaver is a recent graduate from Centauri High School and the son of Brian and Leslie Bechaver.

  • La Jara church will host VBS

    LA JARA — The United Church of La Jara hosts Vacation Bible School “Maker Fun Factory; Built by God for a Purpose” for pre-K to fifth grade starting Monday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Plan now for VBS in Del Norte

    DEL NORTE — Gateway Church in Del Norte will host VBS June 12-16th from 6-8:30 p.m. The church is located at 975 Grande Avenue in Del Norte.

  • LDS mission legacy continues with Palmer family

    Jaci Palmer, daughter of Kip and Lucy Palmer, of Alamosa, recently returned home from serving a 19-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints.

  • Chad Bagwell returns from LDS Mission

    ALAMOSA — Chad Bagwell, son of Anthony and JoAnn Bagwell of Alamosa, recently returned home from serving a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Mass is May 7 for college graduates

    ALAMOSA — A Baccalaureate Mass for all college students will take place this Sunday, May 7th, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Alamosa.

  • Dinner to benefit summer camp

    CENTER — A Kentucky Derby Dinner Party will be held Saturday, May 6 starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Center Unity Methodist Church, 387 South Broadway.

  • Celebrate May Friendship Day

    ALAMOSA — Kindling New Fires of Love is the theme for this year’s May Friendship Day, to be observed by Church Women United on May 5 at 12 p.m. noon at the First United Methodist Church in Alamosa.

  • Hannah Anderson serves mission

    MANASSA — Hannah Anderson of Manassa is currently serving an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in the Argentina Posadas Mission

  • Taylor Anderson is serving in NM

    MANASSA — Taylor Anderson of Manassa is currently serving an 18-month mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in the New Mexico Farmington Mission. She left for the Missionary Training Center in Provo on April 6, 2016. Taylor is expec

  • Sermon: What is the meaning of life?

    "What Is the Meaning of Life?” I have a friend who says, “The meaning of life is to live it.” Could it be that simple?

  • Kyler Jackson serves mission in Arkansas

    SANFORD — Kyler Clay Jackson of Sanford is currently serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Arkansas Bentonville Mission

  • Tailleur serves mission

    Nathan Tailleur of Manassa is serving a mission in the Washington Kennewick Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Westberg serves Tennessee mission

    Christopher Westberg of Sanford, will be returning from serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission in May of this year.

  • Benjamin Sowards serves in California

    Benjamin Sowards of Manassa, is currently serving a mission in the California Arcadia Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Breanna Rogers serving in Florida

    Breanna Rogers of Sanford is serving a mission in the Florida Orlando Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

  • Methodists host free addiction forum on March 5

    A forum on “Understanding Addiction” will be held from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, in the Alamosa First United Methodist Church (FUMC), located on the corner of Murphy and Mullins, Memorial Room. The event is free and open to the public.