The following is a sampling of what area churches have to offer this week and in the following weeks: Aglow — Grass Valley Pastor: Revs. George and Lillie Parker, LionSong Ministries. Address: Esterly Hall at Nevada County Board of Realtor’s Building, 336 Crown Point Circle, Grass Valley. (530) 432-9258. Auburn Community Church of God Reach Pastor Trish Ellis-Lewis at (916) 838-4945. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 11946 Masters Court, Auburn. (530) 889-1568 or (916) 337-3085. Auburn Eckankar The Eckankar Center is located in the Gold Country Mall at 884 Lincoln Way, Suite 37. The public is welcome. Auburn Faith Center Services: 10 a.m. Sundays. Address: Placer High School. 275 Orange St., Auburn. (530) 885-1787 or www.auburnfaithcenter.org. Auburn First Assembly Of God Pastor: Robert Baker. Services: 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 4200 Highway 49 in Auburn. (530) 889-3904. Visit www.auburnfirstassembly.org to learn more about the church. Auburn Grace Community Church Pastor: Phil Sparling. Services: 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Address: 3126 Olympic Way, Auburn. (530) 823-8330 or www.auburngrace.com. Auburn Presbyterian Pastor: Ken Winter. This Sunday’s message is “No One Escapes,” with scripture from Isaiah 40:21-31, 1 Corinthians 9:16-23, and Mark 1:29-39. Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m. and children’s classes are at 10. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 13025 Bell Air Drive, Auburn. (530) 823-3916 or www.auburnpresbyterian.org. Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Pastor: Dan Appel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Come and help weed and harvest ”The Garden” on Sundays and Tuesdays. On Saturday morning a Community Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Address: 12225 Rock Creek Road. (530) 885-4232. www.aubsda.org. Auburn Sovereign Grace Fellowship Pastor: Dr. Josh Winans. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu Drive in Auburn. www.asgrace.org. Bayside Auburn (formerly Sonrise Church) Join us this Sunday as Larry Espedal continues the series entitled “Unwavering Living”. The message is called “Courageous Faith.” Service times are at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Senior Pastor: Gene Maynard. Service Address: 12225 Rock Creek Rd. (The Seventh-day Adventist Church) 885-9400 or www.sonrise.org. Bell Road Baptist Senior Pastor: Rob Patterson. Services: 10:15 a.m., 2 p.m. (Spanish) and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 707 Bell Road in Auburn. (530) 885-5212 or www.bellroad.org. Berean Bible Fellowship Pastor: Rev. Gary Eldridge. Services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 1 p.m. first Sunday. Address: 22490 E. Hacienda Drive (Higgins Lions Center), near Lake of the Pines. (530) 271-7077 or www.bbf-gv.com. Bethlehem Lutheran Church Pastor: Bryon Hansen. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday (contemplative liturgy) and 8:30 a.m. (traditional w/choir and organ), 9:45 a.m. Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. (non-traditional w/ praise band) Sunday. Address: 1279 High St. in Auburn. (530) 885-4515 or www.blcauburn.org. B’Nai Harim Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Address: Nevada County Jewish Community Center, 506 Walsh St. in Grass Valley. (530) 477-0922. Calvary Bible Church On the Divide Pastor: Vince Paiz. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 20801 Todd Valley Road, Foresthill. Calvary Chapel Auburn Pastor: Greg Denham. Services: 8:30 and 10:30 and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 1101 Auburn Ravine Road in Auburn. (530) 885-6332. Celebration Community Fellowship Pastor: Cedric Lee. Services: 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: Placer Hills Elementary School, 16801 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista. (530) 878-1365 or www.ccfellowship.org. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Sunday Services: Alta Sierra Ward — 9 a.m. to noon; Auburn 2nd Ward — 1 to 4 p.m.; Auburn 4th Branch (Spanish speaking) — 9 a.m. to noon; and Lake of the Pines Ward — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. all at 1255 Bell Road, Auburn. Auburn 1st Ward — 9 a.m.-noon; and Auburn 3rd Ward — 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. both at 287 Poet Smith Drive, Auburn. Colfax Ward — 9 a.m. to noon; and Auburn 5th Branch (Young Single Adults) — 1 to 4 p.m. both at 1875 South Auburn St., Colfax. Foresthill Branch — 9 a.m. to noon at 20895 Todd Valley Road. Cornerstone Community Church Pastor: Adam Talbott. Service: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 11111 Dry Creek Road, Auburn. (530) 823-0141 or www.cornerstonecc.org. Elevation Church Pastor: Eric Van Patten. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Pine Hills Adventist School, 13500 Richards Lane, Auburn. www.elevationlive.com. Faith Lutheran Pastor: Doug Zike. Services: 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday school 9:45. Address: 1115 Combie Road in Meadow Vista. (530) 878-1870 or www.faithmv.net. First Baptist Church Senior pastor: Gaylen Smith. Services: 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 139 E. Placer St. Auburn. (530) 885-8458 or www.fbcauburn.com. First Church of Christ, Scientist The Bible says “thy spirit is good.” We worship God in spirit. This Sunday the Lesson-Sermon is “Spirit.” Wednesday Testimony Meeting begins at 7 p.m. Reading Room hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Church service and Sunday School begin at 10 a.m. Address: 1039 High Street, Auburn. (530) 885-4811. Visit our website www.csauburn.com. First Congregational Church Pastor: Rev. Rick Kuykendall. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 710 Auburn Ravine Road, Auburn. (530) 885-9087. Foothill Center for Spiritual Living This Sunday, interim minister, Rev. Maggie Buck’s talk title is, “Bless Our Hearts.” Guest soloist is Linda Whan. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 2945 First St. (DeWitt Center). (530) 823-6986 or www.fccrs.net. The Good News Project Address: Sierra Vista Covenant Church, 10064 Streeter Road, Unit 5, off Highway 49 near Combie Road. (530) 432-0458. Gospel Lighthouse Pastor: Rev. Donald Dunn. Services: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 13145 Luther Road, Auburn. (530) 823-5652. Grace Bible Church This week: Pastor Bill Vaughan will continue to teach from the book of Colossians. The Men of Grace bible study meets on Saturday mornings. The Ladies’ bible study meets Thursday evening. Pastor-teacher: Bill Vaughan. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 3050 Bell Road, Auburn. (530) 878-3813 or www.gracebible.org. Grace Christian Fellowship Pastor: Darren Bills. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 258 Elm Ave., Auburn. (530) 823-1318. www.gcfauburn.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday Morning, Worship Service 10 a.m. Sunday School for children ages 3 to 11; Youth meeting 5 p.m.; Tuesday morning, Men’s Meeting 8:30 a.m.; Tuesday Evening, Women’s Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Thursday Evening, Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Saturday Morning, Men’s Meeting 7 a.m. Hope Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Synod Pastor: Jonathan Kehren. Services: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 7117 Hope Way, Penryn. (916) 652-4273 or hlcpenryn.org. Hope Lutheran School principal: Paul Leifer. (916) 652-0459, PrincipalLeifer@sbcglobal.net. Lighthouse Baptist Services: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: Jim Chambers. Address: 11538 E Ave. (DeWitt Center) in Auburn. (530) 887-1912 or www.lhbc.us. Loomis Basin Congregational United Church of Christ Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 6440 King Road, Loomis. (916) 652-6011. Newcastle United Methodist Pastor: David Kim. This Sunday, Rev. Scott will visit and talk about “Understanding the Nature of God.” Two worship services. At 8 a.m., the service is focused on meditation. Traditional service is at 10 a.m. Childcare, children’s Sunday school, and youth group is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Fellowship and service opportunities include the men’s breakfast group, ladies luncheons, choir, kids choir, FAITH Fridays for youth, Bible study, Stephen Ministry, and community lunches. The Newcastle United Methodist Church is located at 410 Buena Vista Ave., in Newcastle. For more information call (916) 663-2250. New Faith United Church of Christ Pastor: Rev. Dr. Gerry Paulsen. Services and Sunday school: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 540 Wall St., Auburn (Pamelot School for Dance). (530) 887-5477 or www.newfaithucc.org. new life Christian Church Address: 11400 Lariat Ranch Road (Auburn Elementary School). New office is located at 381 B Nevada St., Auburn. Office hours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (530) 887-7350 or www.newlifeauburn.org. New Life Church Pastor: Jerry McCool. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. 10530 Ophir Road, Auburn. (530) 885-2273. Parkside Church of the Nazarene Lead pastor: Kevin Angel. Pastor to families with children and youth: Ryan and Renee Avery. Service: 9 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. Address: 3885 Richardson Drive, Auburn. (530) 823-9911 or www.apsnaz.org. Pioneer United Methodist Pastor: John Broad. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 1338 Lincoln Way, Auburn. (530) 885-4196 or www.pioneerumc.org. Scientology Mission of Auburn Hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Address: 4035 Highway 49, Suite J in the Black Forest Plaza, Auburn. (530) 886-0650 or scientology.org. Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists Pastor: Rev. Catherine Linesch. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 190 Finley St. Auburn. (530) 823-0953 or www.auburnareauu.org. Sierra Grace Fellowship Service and Spanish Bible study: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 1260 Wesley Lane, Auburn. (530) 889-9089 or www.sierragrace.org. Sierra Pines United Methodist Church Pastor: Don Lee. Services: 9 a.m. (contemporary) and 10:30 a.m. (traditional) Sunday. Address: 22559 West Hacienda Drive, near Lake of the Pines. (530) 268-6907 or www.sierrapinesumc.org. Pastor Don Lee’s Sermon topic will be: “Risk-Taking Mission and Service.” Contemporary at 9 a.m. and traditional at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Family Fun Night 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. “Murder, Music and Mayhem”: Friday, Feb 20 at 6 pm and Saturday Feb 21 at 1 pm and 6pm. Tickets on sale before and after Church Services. Spiritualist Chapel of the Pines Pastor: Rev. George Brenner. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday (healing service) and 7 p.m. Friday (all message service). Address: 457 Grass Valley Highway, Suite 7, Auburn. (530) 823-1816 or www.spiritualistchapelofthepines.com. St. Joseph Catholic Church This Week: Diocese of Sacramento News World Marriage Day-Renewal of Vows Bishop Soto will preside at Mass at 11:00am on Sunday, February 8th at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in which married couples may renew their wedding vows of 10, 25 and 50 years. An informal reception for couples and their families will follow. Any couple interested in attending this special occasion is asked to register (Names and anniversary year) with the Department of Evangelization & Catechesis at 916-733-0123. Pastor: Father Glenn Dare and Father Mario Valmorida. Masses: 5:30 p.m. Saturday Vigil and 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. 9 a.m. (Latin Rite), 12:30 p.m. (Spanish). Sunday. Address: 1162 Lincoln Way. (530) 885-2956, www.auburncatholic.com. St. Luke’s Episcopal Pastor: Rev. Susan Plucker. Services: 8, 9:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 124 Orange St., Auburn. (530) 885-2316 or www.stlukesauburn.org. St. Mark’s Anglican Church Revs. James Wilson and Edward Wolf. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 5983 Webb St. Loomis. (916) 652-5736, www.stmarksanglican.com or www.stmarksloomis.com. St. Paul Lutheran Pastor: David Poganski. Tomorrow is our annual Epiphany Dinner and Auction beginning at 4 p.m. On Sunday at 9 a.m. we continue our meditation in Mark with the Sermon titled, “All I Need Is A Little Rest.” (Chapter 1 verses 29-39). Address: 275 Nation Drive, off Auburn Ravine Road, in Auburn. (530) 885-5378. St. Peter’s Anglican Church Pastor: Rev. W. W. Skinner. Address: 185 Hoffman Ave., Auburn. (530) 885-6805. St. Teresa of Avila Father Michael Carroll. Parochial Vicar: Father Innocent Subiza. Masses: 5 p.m. Saturday and 8:30, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. 11600 Atwood Road, Auburn. (530) 889-2254 or www.stteresaauburn.com. United Methodist Gold Country Community Parish Pastor: Jan Brim. Services: Colfax United Methodist — 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 59 W. Church St., Colfax, (530) 346-2267. Dutch Flat United Methodist — 5:30 p.m. supper and 6:30 p.m. worship Sunday, 936 Stockton St., Dutch Flat, (530) 389-8836. Placer Hills United Methodist — 11 a.m. Sunday, 17250 Placer Hills Road, Meadow Vista, (530) 878-0651. Unity of Auburn Pastors: Revs. Karen and Mark Schindler. Services: 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 1212 High St., Auburn. (530) 888-6489 or www.unityofauburn.com.