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Reformed Church hosts wellness workshop

TWIN FALLS — There will be a First Place 4 Health Wellness Workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 21 at the Reformed Church, 1631 Grandview Drive N., Twin Falls. First Place 4 Health is a Christ-centered health program that emphasizes balance in the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual areas of life.

Helen Baratta — director of development with FP4H, Body and Soul fitness instructor, and author of “Restored! Weight Loss God’s Way,” will be a special guest speaker. She has maintained a 116-pound weight loss.

Jeanne Donovan, retired California Highway Patrol Officer, certified by the International Sports Science Association as a specialist in fitness nutrition, will also be a special guest-speaker. She has maintained a 40-pound weight loss.

The cost is $25, which includes lunch. Register at www.FirstPlace4health.com. The price goes up to $30 after April 1.

For more information, call Suzanne Browne at 208-736-0104.

Unitarian Universalists celebrate Easter

TWIN FALLS — Celebrate Easter Sunday with an exploration of transformation. Karen Fothergill will share lessons from “Soul Matters” — a sermon about Easter by Rev. Dr. Martin Lavanhar, senior minister of All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Okla. Lavanhar’s sermon reflects on nature and its transformative beauty.

The public is welcome to hear the reading at the Magic Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Vendor Blender and Event Center, 588 Addison Ave. W. near the old hospital, Twin Falls. After the service, there will be an Easter egg hunt for the children, followed by a potluck for everyone. Bring a dish to share.

Unitarian Universalism honors the differing paths individuals travel. Congregations are places where people celebrate, support and challenge one another as they continue on their spiritual journeys. Unitarian Universalists covenant to affirm and promote: the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equality and compassion in human relations; and acceptance of one another.

Newcomers of all religious paths, or none at all, are always welcome. Child care is available. The center is handicapped-accessible. Parking is in the rear of the building.

For more information, call Ken Whiting at 208-734-9161 or email mvuuf83301@yahoo.com or go to http://www.magicvalleyuu.org.

Hollister Presbyterians announce Easter schedule

HOLLISTER — The Presbyterian Church will serve an Easter breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 2461 Central Ave., Hollister. The Easter service, with guest speaker Rev. Don Hammond, will begin at 11 a.m. An Easter egg hunt will follow the worship service.

For more information, call Linda Burgess at 208-733-9183.

Burley Methodists host spaghetti dinner

BURLEY — The United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. April 13 at the church, 27th St. and Almo, Burley.

The meal will include: spaghetti with homemade sauce; salad; roll; dessert bar; and beverages. Proceeds from the dinner will help send the church’s youth to camp.

Prices are: $30 family ticket — up to five people, same household, immediate family: $8 ten years and older; $4 four-nine years; no charge three years and younger.

Easter celebration at Ascension

TWIN FALLS — Ascension Episcopal Church will celebrate Easter at 9 a.m. Sunday at the church, 371 Eastland Drive N., Twin Falls. The Reverends Lauren and Rob Schoeck will preside over the Flowering of the Cross and Holy Communion. Congregants are invited to bring flowers from home to decorate the Easter Cross.

Child care will be available beginning at 8:45 a.m. until after worship. An Easter reception will follow the service, as well as an Easter egg hunt for children who are invited to bring their own baskets. Ascension Café will not meet.

Knit-Us-Together, the handwork group, meets from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the church — working on prayer shawls, baby blankets and hats to donate, or on individual handwork projects. Choir practice is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Ascension Episcopal Church is handicapped-accessible. For more information, call 208-733-1248 or go to www.ascension.episcopalidaho.org.

Community Church celebrates Easter

TWIN FALLS — The Rock Creek Community Church will celebrate the resurrection of Christ with these services and activities on Sunday:

  • A sunrise service will be at 7 a.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church — across from the old hospital on Addison. Bring your lawn chair.
  • A breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. at the church, 262 Fifth Ave. E. — behind the city library.
  • The regular worship service will be at 9 a.m. at the church — with a special resurrection message from the Gospel of Matthew, Lord’s Supper, special music and an offering going to the Gideon’s.

Everyone is invited, even if you don’t regularly attend a church.

For more information, call Pastor Mark Browne at 208-421-1334.

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