June 25 Church News

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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 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 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 Auburn Presbyterian This week: This is Music Sunday, as the choir concludes this season. Pastor Ken's message is "Camelot", with scripture from Deuteronomy 11:13-17. Adult Bible study is at 9 AM, and children's classes are at 10. There will be a wedding/farewell reception following worship for Preston & Suzi Saunders to celebrate their new life together in Monterey. The youth group W.O.W. meets Wednesday, from 6-8 PM for grades 6-12. W.I.S.E. meets Wednesday at 7 PM and Thursday at 9:30 AM. The weekly Prayer Hour is at noon on Thursday. The Men's Breakfast Bible Study Group meets Friday at 7 AM at Denny's in the Bel Air Center. Register now for this year's Vacation Bible School, High Seas Expedition, July 12-16, 9:00-noon, just $10 per child. Register online or call the church office.Sunday service: 10 AM. Pastor: Reverend Doctor Ken Winter. 13025 Bell Air Drive, Auburn 95603; 530-823-3916 or Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Pastor: Dan Appel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Address: 12225 Rock Creek Road. (530) 885-4232. Auburn Sovereign Grace Fellowship Pastor: Josh Winans. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Canyon View Community Center, 471 Maidu Drive in Auburn. Bayside Auburn This week: Join us this Sunday as Pastor Gene continues the series “Re-exploring Church: No Additives, No Preservatives”. Our services are at 9:15 and 11:00 AM. Senior pastor: Gene Maynard. Services: 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Address: 450 Nevada St, Auburn. (530) 885-9400 or 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 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 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 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 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 Elevation Church Sunday evenings from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Location: Bell Road Baptist, 707 Bell Road, Auburn. Sermon Series: Crossing the Line: Study of 1st and 2nd Peter. Pastor: Eric Van Patten. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: Web site: Faith Lutheran One Sundy worship service at 9 a.m. with coffee hour following, Woodstove Worship led by Youth and Family Minister, Joel Rothe is held on the first and third Sunday of the month with a family potluck on the third Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday men’s breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. at Sweetpeas, 9:30 a.m. Mom’s Bible study, 6:45 p.m. Christian meditation. Thursday morning Bible study continues. Pastor: Doug Zike. Address: 1115 Combie Road in Meadow Vista. (530) 878-1870 or First Baptist Church Services: 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Address: 139 E. Placer St. Auburn. (530) 885-8458 or First Church of Christ, Scientist In this week's Bible lesson "Christian Science" we are going to think of all the references to God's law and power. The Wednesday Testimony Meeting beginning at 7 pm. If you can not join us in person, see our website for instruction on how to join us by teleconference. Reading Room hours are 11 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Church service and Sunday School begin at 10 am. Child care 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, Dr. Larkin is speaking at the church service the day after he leads the Saturday workshop. We begin this Sunday, June 27th at FCSL with a 30-minute Visioning at 9:30 a.m. for the spiritual health and well being of our community. Then, join us for a 15-minute Heart Centering Meditation at 10 a.m.; both are upstairs in the loft. Noted neuroscientist and author, Dr. Bill Larkin is speaking at FCSL this Sunday in the sanctuary at 10:30 a.m., and his talk title is "The Inmost Reservoir!" Guest artist, Danae Shanti, performs the sacred music. For directions to FCSL, consult our website,, and for more information, call (530) 823-6986. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 2945 First St. (DeWitt Center). 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 Grace Christian Fellowship Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 258 Elm Ave., Auburn. (530) 823-1318. or 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 Hope Lutheran School principal: Paul Leifer. (916) 652-0459, 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 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 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 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 9:00 AM, Main Worship Service and then at 10:30 AM we offer Sunday school classes for all ages! Every Monday at 6:30 PM, Open Gym Night (basketball) in the Family Life Center. Every Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM College/Career Book Study and Fellowship (call church office for details). Every Friday evening we offer Celebrate Recovery. The schedule is: 6:00 PM Dinner, 7:00 PM Great music, testimonies, & teaching, 8:00 PM Group Meetings - Chemical Dependency (Men’s) - Life Issues (Men’s) - Chemical Dependency (Women’s) - Life Issues (Women’s), 9:00 PM Solid Rock Café with dessert and coffee. On Sunday July 4th we would like to invite the community to our FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION at Parkside Church from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Bring the entire family to a free BBQ/Picnic here at Parkside Church. We will have games, bounce houses, and fun activities for all ages! Don't miss this great way to celebrate our Nation's Birthday! Worship Service: 9 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery offered every Friday: 6 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. music, testimonies, teaching; 8 p.m. group meetings; 9 p.m. Solid Rock Café with dessert and coffee. Address: 3885 Richardson Drive, Auburn. (530) 823-9911 or Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pioneer United Methodist Pastor: Rev. Barbara Smith. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 1338 Lincoln Way, Auburn. (530) 885-4196 or 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 Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists Pastor: Rev. Catherine Linesch. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 190 Finley St. Auburn. (530) 823-0953 or Sierra Grace Fellowship Service and Spanish Bible study: 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Address: 1260 Wesley Lane, Auburn. (530) 889-9089 or Sierra Pines United Methodist Church Join us on Sunday, June 27, when we will have one combined service at 10 a.m. with Pastor Don Lee whose Sermon Topic will be: “Altar in the World: Getting Lost.” Following the Service will be the Dedication of our new Peace Pole and then a potluck at Noon. Join our Scrapbooking Club the first Friday of every month: 6-11:30 p.m. Youth: Sunday school: 9 a.m. 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. Sunday school at 9 a.m. For more information telephone the church office at (530) 268-6907 and visit our website at Pastor: Don Lee. 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 St. Joseph Catholic Church Parochial Administrators: Fathers Brian Atienza and Arthur Najera. Deacons: Richard Cadenasso and Jose Revelo. 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, St. Luke’s Episcopal This week: Sunday Services Holy Communion 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (Childcare at 10 a.m.) Wednesday 10 a.m. Service of Morning Prayer, followed by Bible study 11 a.m.: ‘Living by Grace: A Study of Freedom in Christ” based on Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Part of the Lifeway/Serendipity series, this is an excellent study to help us understand St. Paul’s teachings. All are welcome. Visit our historic sanctuary, open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Luke’s welcomes you. Rector: Rev. Susan Plucker. Services: 8, 9:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Address: 124 Orange St., Auburn. (530) 885-2316 or St. Mark’s Anglican Church Revs. James Wilson and Edward Wolf. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday. Address: 5983 Webb St. Loomis. (916) 652-5736, or St. Paul Lutheran Pastor: David Poganski. Address: 275 Nation Drive, off Auburn Ravine Road near Ashford Park, in Auburn. (530) 885-5378. Pastor: David Poganski. 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 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