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 Foursquare Church Services: 10 a.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Address: Pastors: Robert and Jaylina Bennett. 4065 Highway 49 #206, Auburn. (530) 885-1787 or www.auburnfoursquarechurch.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 This Sunday Pastor Ken's message is "Integrity Head to Toe", with scripture from Deuteronomy 30:15-20, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, and Matthew 5:21-37. Adult Bible study is at 9 a.m.; children's classes are at 10. The Healing Ministry follows worship. The Women's Ministry group meets Tuesday from 9:30-11 a.m. for their study of "Enjoying the Life of Grace." W.O.W. youth group meets Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Men's Breakfast Bible study group meets Friday at 7 a.m. at Denny's in the Bel Air Center. The Ecumenical Lenten Services begin March 9 at 7 p.m. with the Ash Wednesday service at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Sunday service: 10 a.m. Pastor: Reverend Doctor Ken Winter. 13025 Bell Air Drive, Auburn 95603; (530) 823-3916 or www.auburnpresbyterian.org. Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Pastor: Dan Appel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Address: 12225 Rock Creek Road. (530) 885-4232. www.aubsda.org. Auburn Sovereign Grace Fellowship Pastor: Josh Winans. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu Drive in Auburn. www.asgrace.org. Authentic Life Church Formally known as Grace Christian Fellowship. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 258 Elm Ave., Auburn. (530) 823-1318. Pastor, Darren Bills. Email email@example.com or visit http://www.alcauburn.org/. Bayside Auburn This week: Join us this Sunday as Pastor Gene continues the sermon series “Jesus in His Own Words” taken from the words of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. Service times are at 9:15 and 11:00 a.m. Senior Pastor: Gene Maynard. Service Address: 450 Nevada St. Church office is at 490 Nevada St. You can contact us at (530) 885-9400 or www.baysideauburn.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: Services: 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. 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 Sunday evenings from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Location: Bell Road Baptist, 707 Bell Road, Auburn. Pastor: Eric Van Patten. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Web site: www.elevationlive.com. Faith Lutheran Pastor: Doug Zike. Services 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 1115 Combie Road in Meadow Vista. (530) 878-1870 or www.faithmv.net. First Baptist Church 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 Everyone expressing the harmony and beauty of Soul, God. The Bible lesson for this Sunday is "Soul ." The Wednesday night Testimony Meeting begins at 7 p.m. If you can't join us in person join us on teleconference. See our website www.csauburn.com for instruction of how to call in. Reading Room is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Church and Sunday school begin at 10 a.m. Childcare is provided. Address: 1039 High Street, Auburn, (530) 885-4811. 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 week: We begin this Sunday, Feb. 13 at FCSL with a 30-minute visioning at 9:30 a.m., followed by a 15-minute silent meditation at 10 a.m., both upstairs in the FCSL loft. Spiritual leader speaker is Rev. Maggie Buck and her talk title is "Looking for Love in All the Right Places," here at the Foothill Center for Spiritual Living (FCSL), 2945 1st St., Auburn, this Sunday during the one-hour service in the sanctuary at 10:30 a.m. Sacred music is performed by Jon DuFour. For directions to FCSL, consult website, www.FCSLiving.org, and for more information, call (530) 823-6986. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 2945 First St. (DeWitt Center). (530) 823-6986 or www.fcsliving.org. 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 Pastor-teacher: Bill Vaughan. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 3050 Bell Road, Auburn. (530) 878-3813 or www.gracebible.org. 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. Services: 8 a.m. (meditation) and 10 a.m. (traditional) Sunday. Address: 410 Buena Vista Ave. in Newcastle. (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 Every Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. Sunday school classes are offered for all ages! Every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. join us for the Main Worship Service. Sunday afternoon at 5:30 Spanish worship service in the Fellowship Hall. Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. is open meeting AA (Room E310). Friday evening Road 2 Recovery is offered (a Christian based Recovery program). The schedule is: t p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. great music, testimonies and teaching, 8 p.m. group meetings - Chemical Dependency, Alcohol Dependency, or Life Issues (Men’s) - Chemical Dependency, Alcohol Dependency, or Life issues (Women’s), 9 p.m. Connections Café with dessert and coffee. Saturday March 5th Parkside Church will be hosting the Matthew West & Josh Wilson "The Story of Your Life Tour" concert at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at: http://www.itickets.com/events/257243.html. Parkside Church address is: 3885 Richardson Dr., Auburn CA 95602, phone number is (530) 823-9911, church office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Our website is www.parksidenez.org. Pioneer United Methodist Pastor: Rev. Barbara Smith. 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 This week: Come enjoy a welcoming congregation, committed to the responsible and compassionate stewardship of all life. We support spiritual and intellectual journeys through worship, social justice, and programs for children, youth and adults. Co-Ministers Revs. Wendy Bartel and Lynn Gardner. Service: 10 a.m., Sunday. Address: 190 Finley Street, Auburn. (530) 823-0953 or www.mysfuu.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 This week: Join us on Sunday, Feb. 13, when Pastor Don Lee’s Message will be: “You’ve Got to be Kidding!” Adult classes: “Christian Theology Faces the Challenge Of Evolutionary Theory”: Rev. Jim Hulin; Sundays at 10:30 a.m., “Steadfast Hope”: A study of the Palestinian quest for a just Peace: with Yvonne Turner: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Game Day! Saturday, Feb.26 at 12:30 p.m.: $5 for a fun-filled Day! Sierra Pines United Methodist Church is located at 22559 Hacienda Drive, G.V. (near Lake of the Pines) and offers two Services: Contemporary at 9 a.m. and Traditional at 10:30 a.m. “Hilltop Kids are Hopping”: Sunday school at 9 a.m. For more information telephone the church office at (530) 268-6907 and visit website www.sierrapinesumc.org. 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: Couples of Faith: The session on Jan. 21 was a huge success. We had 10 couples in attendance! So if you couldn’t make it last time, now is your chance to sign up for your second marriage enrichment date night session, from 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 18. Babysitting available. Call to reserve your children’s spot. Call Katie for details (530) 320-8810. On February 16th (Wednesday), - All parents in the Family Catechism Program are encouraged to attend the “Strong Catholic Family: Strong Catholic Youth” workshop at St. Claire Catholic Church in Roseville from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (1950 Junction Blvd, Roseville). This is a two-hour parent program designed to model for parish leaders how their parish can pastorally engage and partner with parents in the lifelong process of faith formation. Catechism for the day will continue as usual. At 7:30 p.m., the High School Youth Ministry will show a movie until the parents arrive after their workshop. For the Catechists – a workshop is also set up for you on Feb. 17th (Thursday). There are two opportunities to attend 9 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. Let me know if you would want to carpool with me. I will be going to the morning session. Katie Prust (530) 885-2956 ext. 12. Parochial Administrator: Fr. Brian Atienza, Deacons Richard Cadenasso, and Mike Young. Masses: Saturday, 5 p.m., (Vigil) and Sunday, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish) and 5 p.m. (Latin). Sacrament of Reconciliation: Every Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m.-also by appointment. Every Saturday (Foresthill) 3:45-4:15 p.m. Sunday (Spanish) 11:30 a.m. Address: 1162 Lincoln Way, (530) 885-2956, www.auburncatholic.com. St. Luke’s Episcopal Services: 8, and 10 a.m. Sunday. 10 a.m. Wednesday. 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 This week: On Sunday for the Sixth Sunday After Epiphany, the sermon topic will be “Walking the Second Mile” based on Matthew 5:20-37. Pre-service singing will be at 8:45 a.m. The Service will be at 9 a.m. followed by refreshments and fellowship, then Education Hour at 10:30 a.m., and Adult Choir practice at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, men's breakfast will be at 6:30 a.m., and women are welcome. Wednesday, there will be a Bible study at a member’s home at 10 a.m., and Chime Choir rehearsal at 7 p.m. Thursday, the LWML Ladies’ group will have a workshop at a member’s home at 10 a.m., followed by lunch and a Bible sudy at noon. Pastor: David Poganski. Church address: 275 Nation Drive, off Auburn Ravine Road near Ashford Park, 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.