Faith Focus: Cowboy Church is Jan. 6 at Cherry Grove

December 30, 2018

Cowboy Church is Jan. 6 at Cherry Grove

Cherry Grove Cowboy Church will be held at Cherry Grove United Methodist Church starting at 6 p.m. Jan. 6.

Cowboy Church is nondenominational and another way of spreading God’s message through music. The service includes a mix of country, Christian country, cowboy and Southern gospel, and bluegrass music.

Musicians are welcome, and should contact Cindy Seabright at seabright.cindy@gmail.com or 507-272-1682 one week prior to the service. Cowboy Church services are held the first Sunday each month.

Cherry Grove United Methodist Church is at 18183 160th St. in the small community of Cherry Grove, rural Spring Valley. The church is handicap accessible.

You don’t have to be a cowboy to visit!

Church hosts six-week yoga sessions

Calvary Episcopal Church in Rochester will host “A Path of Peace: Yoga and Meditation” for six Tuesdays starting Jan. 8.

The yoga sessions from from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on six dates: Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, and Feb. 5 and 12.

The physical practice of yoga prepares the body, breath, mind, and spirit to enter into the quiet space of meditation. Participants will begin each session with a gentle yoga practice and conclude with a guided meditation.

The class is suitable for adult beginners as well as those experienced in yoga who wish to deepen their practice. All aspects of the practices are adaptable to practice in a chair or with assistive devices.

Class leader is Patricia Barrier, a registered yoga teacher who teaches gentle and adaptive yoga, beginner yoga and Vinyasa flow classes at public and private venues in the local Rochester area. All equipment is provided or bring your own yoga mat. Participants should arrive 10 minutes early to set up.

Cost is $90 for the entire six-week session payable upon registration via PayPal, credit card or cash/check. Register by calling the church office at 507-282-9429.

Calvary Episcopal Church is at 111 Third Ave. SW.

Learn about yourself when you create a collage

Learn more about yourself and explore the possibilities that lie ahead in an upcoming event at Calvary Episcopal Church in Rochester.

Participants in the event will create SoulCollage cards, in a transformative process of creating personal cards for greater awareness of your inner wisdom. In a relaxed and supportive space, spend time with images, assembling collages, composing reflective writing using a journaling technique while tapping into your intuition and spirituality. No artistic experience is necessary.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at the church. The participation fee is $20, for which all the workshop materials are provided.

Call the church office at 507-282-9429 to sign up. If you have questions, email Elise at hollymaedesigns@icloud.com.

Calvary Episcopal Church is at 111 Third Ave. SW.

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