News briefs for Sept. 4


Students throughout the country will join other teenagers in prayer around the world Sept. 15. They will be observing the 15th annual "See You at the Pole" a grass-roots prayer event to bring students to their school flagpoles to intercede for their leaders, schools and families in prayer.
Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School will participate that day at 7:30 a.m. See You at the Pole is a student-initiated and student-led movement that started in the Fort Worth suburb of Burleson, Texas, in 1990. It originated with just one youth group meeting at night at several schools in the Burleson area during a weekend retreat. Call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222 or Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

First Congregational Church hosts video series
Have you ever wanted to know what "good works" or "gifts" are? First Congregational Church would like to announce that it will begin offering "The Secrets of the Vine" and "The Life God Rewards" video series by Bruce Wilkinson, author of "The Prayer of Jabez." There also will be a four-week series on "the Prayer of Jabez for Women" by Darlene Wilkinson, beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 13
The "Secrets of the Vine" series will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 and "The Life God Rewards" will begin at 6 p.m. Oct 12. These are eight-week courses. Call 824-6836 or 824-4266 to sign up for the classes.

Churches offer Awana classes for children
The acronym Awana comes from the first letters of "Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed (2 Timothy 2:15). Awana is a nondenominational ministry reaching children and teenagers with the gospel of Jesus Christ and to offer them training. Weekly Awana club sessions feature three segments: Game Time, Handbook Time and Council Time. During Game Time, boys and girls play games on the unique Awana Game Square. In Handbook Time, children work through age-appropriate handbooks memorizing Bible verses and going activities ranging from patriotism to community service. They earn awards based on their work. The final segment, Council Time, consists of singing, puppets, Bible stories and lessons based on Christian principles.
First Baptist Church, 1150 W. Ninth St., in Craig, hosts Awana for children 3 years old through sixth grade at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Seventh- and eighth-graders meet Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. Call Pastor Brian Haynes at 824-5926.
Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. in Craig, hosts Awana clubs for children ages 3 through 12th grade on Sundays at 5 p.m. starting Sept. 12. Kickoff, registration and "Meet the Parents Night" begins at 5 p.m. Children and parents are welcome to join in a family pizza party. Call Pastor Rod Compton at 824-5222.

Yahoo Golf Tournament scheduled for Sept. 18
The Yahoo Golf Tournament will be Sept. 18 at the Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394, in Craig. The tournament, held in memory of Ralph Knez and Jim Severson, will be held to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Craig. Entry forms are available at the Yampa Valley Pro Shop. Entry deadline is Sept. 13, with a maximum of 60 teams; first paid.
There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start for men and women. The men's format will be 18-hole chapman for an entry fee of $100 per 2-man team. Ladies format will be a two-lady scramble with an entry fee of $20 for each player.
A steak dinner for each player and their guest will be held at the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse after the tournament. Bring a homemade salad or dessert. There will be a special drawing of names of boys and girls 7 to 16 years old for a 45-minute plane ride courtesy of Lee Tucker. The grand prize drawing will be for a cow elk hunt donated by the Snake River Outfitters. There also will be numerous door prizes awarded. Call 824-3673.

Learn how to eat healthy on $5 a day
If you are on a limited budget, stretching your food dollars may mean having only $5 a day to spend on food, if so, this class if for you. Monday morning beginning Sept. 13 from 10 until 11:45 a.m. this free six-week class will be held at the Moffat County extension office, 539 Barclay St. This class includes a $5 shopping spree per person at the City Market to practice the skills learned in class. Funds for the shopping trips are provided by Moffat County on the Move and the Colorado Trust. Call 826-3401 to enroll.

Women's Christian Conference coming
A Christian conference for women will bring a keynote speaker from Kentucky to Craig this month.
Twenty-five women from various churches have worked on a committee to sponsor this conference for women from Craig and Northwest Colorado.
The conference, which includes 12 workshops, begins with registration at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11 at First Christian Church, 960 W. Victory Way. Lunch will be provided.
The event is limited to 300 participants so register early. Registration is $20 for Sept. 10, $40 for Sept. 11 or $45 for both days. For teens ages 13 through 17, registration fees will be $10 for Sept. 10 only, $15 for Sept. 11 only or $20 for both days.
Call Jan at 824-3341 or Sari at 824-4761.

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