Religion Briefs

Mountain View begins Sunday evening service

Mountain View Community Church has begun 5 p.m. Sunday services at its location, 377 County Road 122 behind Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School.

Pastor Terry Willis of Calvary Chapel-Durango will lead the service aimed at teaching the Bible verse by verse. The church is nondenominational.

For more information, call Char or Randy Bumgarner at 588-3328 or email

St. Paul’s hosting ‘Family Sunday School’

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2611 Junction St., will hold its monthly “Family Sunday School” from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday.

Activities include Bible stories, songs, games and crafts for ages 3 and older. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children.

Purim festival, carnival to be held

A Purim Festival Family Carnival and Celebration will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. March 4 at the Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203.

Carnival games and prizes will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. A potluck dinner will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. From 6:30 to 7 p.m. there will be a Megilla reading. Children are invited to come dressed in costume. Participants are asked to bring a salad if their last name starts with A-K; L-S should bring an entree; and T-Z a dessert.

For more information or to volunteer, email Jim Abramowitz at, call (970) 317-5375, or call Lisa Smith at 759-1241.

Herald Staff