Religion Briefs

Lutheran church to offer Family Sunday School

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2611 Junction St., will start Family Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Sunday.

This program will be offered the last Sunday of each month.

To RSVP, call Jo Ann Beegles at 259-2493.

Har Shalom to hold First Friday event

Congregation Har Shalom, 2537 County Road 203, will host its First Friday event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The event will feature a catered dinner in the Sukkah, a Shabbat service and the screening of the family movie “Praying with Lior.”

The service will be held at 6:30 p.m., the dinner at 7 p.m. and the movie at 7:45 p.m.

All catered dinners have been underwritten to encourage participation observing Shabbat as a congregation. A freewill offering will be accepted. Participants may bring any Kosher-style food or desert items.

For more information, visit www.harshalomdurango.org or call (970) 317-5073.

Operation Christmas Child event to be held

A kickoff event for Operation Christmas Child will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive.

This organization collects gift boxes to be distributed to needy children around the world.

A highlight of the event will be a talk by a teenage girl who delivered her gift box to a child in Mongolia. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 247-4213.

Herald Staff