Religion Briefs

Prayer group meets at Dolores Methodist Church

Do you need some quiet time with God? Do you have something, or someone, in your life who needs our prayers?

Join us at 10 a.m. on Tuesday mornings at the Dolores United Methodist Church, 105 8th Street in Dolores.

‘Promises of the Master and Commander’ Vacation Bible School

Arriola Bible Church will offer Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Monday, July 23 to Friday, July 27. Our VBS is called “Promises of the Master and Commander,” Arriola Bible Church is located at 15998 Rd. 22 in Dolores, on the corner of Road S and Hwy. 491. For more information, call 882-4047 or email You can also register online at

‘Bug Zone — Transformed by our Big God’ Vacation Bible School

Montelores Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School the week of Monday through Friday, July 23-27 from 9 a.m. until noon each day. All ages of children are invited to join us for a week of Bible lessons, crafts, music, and games. The theme this year is “Bug Zone — Transformed by our Big God!” Montelores Baptist Church is located at 18735 Rd. 23.5 (off Hwy. 184 and across from Narriguinnep Reservoir). For more information, call the church office at 882-2418.

Free 6-week Intro to Meditation & Christian Mysticism

The Center of Light presents Intro to Meditation & Christian Mysticism starting on Monday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sophia Peace Center, 19581 Road 31 — in Dolores turn left on 11th at the Riverside Gas Station, go 1.8 miles. Look for the large sign with the dove, on the left. This is a powerful 6-week introductory course designed for modern mystics. Classes will include teachings on the Inner Spiritual Path, Meditation, Soul, Light, Prayer, and Blessing. Time will be spent teaching the principles of meditation that will allow you to move deeper than the body, beyond thinking and emotions and into the reality of God’s peace and presence within. This course is free, and all are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, contact Rev Meira Leonard at 882-2123 or

‘Rev It Up!’ Vacation Bible School

Lighthouse Baptist Church will hold its “Rev It Up!” Vacation Bible School on Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at 11502 Hwy. 145, Cortez. This is for kids age 4 years to 6th grade, and parents are also welcome. There will be awesome games, delicious snacks, hilarious puppets, exciting bible lessons, and unbelievable prizes. Bring along a bible, a friend, and a great attitude! Parents should call now to preregister children or for more information; call Debbie McHenry at 565-2054 or Asst. Pastor, Josh Tanner, at 565-9302.