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Posted 1/13/09

January Pro Se divorce clinic     A free divorce clinic for individuals seeking to obtain an uncontested divorce is set 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Adams County …

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Pro Se divorce clinic

    A free divorce clinic for individuals seeking to obtain an uncontested divorce is set 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Adams County Justice Center, Jury Commissioners Room, first floor, 1100 Judicial Center Drive, Brighton.

    This is a free divorce clinic for persons seeking to obtain an uncontested divorce.  Attorney volunteers will provide an overview of divorce law and procedure in Colorado.  You can also ask questions on how to fill out and file your own paperwork. 

Obtain the forms for dissolution of marriage or legal separation prior to attending the clinic.  These forms can be purchased at the clerk’s office on the first floor of the Justice Center.  You can also download the forms at no charge at www.courts.state.co.us “Self Help Center”.

    Advance registration is not required, and there are no income eligibility requirements. The clinic will begin promptly. 

    This clinic is a public service of the Adams/Broomfield Bar Association.  The clinic is for educational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for hiring an attorney.

Upcoming &


Meeting group for

people with disabilities

    Looking for new friends, fun and laughter? Looking for a place to air concerns, receive and give support? Meet new people ready to form a new group for people with disabilities.

    The group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month. Snacks will be served.

    Call Julie at 303-442-8662, ext. 110 for information.

Church services

    Preservice at LongsPeak Church of God, 295 N. 12th Ave., begins at 9:45 a.m. Sundays, followed by Sunday school and adult Bible Classes at 10 a.m. Worship services begin at 11 a.m. Call 303-659-7384.

Elmwood Spanish


    Elmwood Baptist Church, 13100 E. 144th Ave.,  Brighton, has started a Spanish ministry for those that speak Spanish or may be bilingual and prefer their native language.  All services are conducted in Spanish. Join us for any of the services. Many activities are taking place and some will take place in the future months. The Spanish Pastor Jorge L. Valdez. Sunday school is at 9 a.m., family service is at 10:30 a.m. and preaching services is at 5 p.m.

    Call 303 659-3818, ext. 324.

New Life Fellowship

    New Life Fellowship meets in the Masonic Lodge, 30 S. Seventh Ave., and invites anyone who is interested in a small group Bible study to come and learn more from God’s word at 7 p.m., Wednesdays. A potluck precedes the study at 6:15 p.m. This is a small group, more intimate, relaxed Bible study around the table. You are welcome regardless of denomination background.

    Worship services are Sundays at 9 a.m. Fellowship and refreshments follow.

    New Life Fellowship has an adult preaching ministry and “Kidz Klub” every Sunday morning at 9 am. A nursery is also provided.

    Pastor Gerry Zordel preaches at Ingelnook Retirement at 2 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the dinning hall. Seniors are especially encouraged to come sing the old hymns and open the Word in a simple, practical way to meet there specific needs.

Caregiver support group

    These meetings are open to all caregivers of adults with chronic illness, disabilities or Alzheimer’s. The group gives caregivers a chance to share their experiences, provide each other with emotional support and impart practical suggestions.

    Caregivers usually have overwhelming responsibilities which can produce anxiety, stress, depression, anger, exhaustion, sleeplessness, irritability and other symptoms of burn out. It is important to take care of yourself so you can continue to care for your loved one.

    Meetings are at the Brighton Senior Center, 575 Bush St., every second and fourth Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The meetings are free and ongoing so you can drop in any time. Ron Liggett of The Senior Hub will be the facilitator.

AA meetings

    Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are at 6:30 p.m., each Sunday at St. Williams Catholic Church, 1025 Fulton Ave., Fort Lupton.   

    Call 720-363-7691 for information.

Breakfast Lions Club at IHOP

    The Brighton Breakfast Lions Club meets at 6:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, at the Brighton International House of Pancakes.

    Their mission is to provide vision services, such as Braille and large print books for Brighton school district children.

    Call Joan Kniss at 303-659-2196 for information.

Brighton Early

Rotary Club

    The Brighton Early Rotary club meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday in the dining area of Inglenook of Brighton, 2195 E. Egbert St.

    Rotary International is the oldest service organization in the world.  The motto is “Service Above Self,” and this club follows that motto by giving of themselves to this community and to the children of this world.

    Call Kim Ayers at 303-888-6553 for information.

Brighton Writers’ Circle

    The Brighton Writers’ Circle is a diverse group of writers who are always on the lookout for new members. It is a writer’s support and critique group that meets from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Welcome Table Christian Church, Eighth and Jessup (630 S. Eighth Ave.), Brighton.

    For information, contact Jo Pinto, 303-655-8319.

Suicide grief support

    Project CASE offers a suicide grief support group the third Monday of each month at 6:15 p.m. and the first Saturday at 10 a.m. at Platte Valley Medical Center in the First Floor Conference Room B.

    Facilitator is Julia Hosea, grief counselor. Anyone who has lost a loved one, friend or co-worker to suicide is invited to attend. E-mail projectcase@aol.com or call 303-507-3701 for information.

Scouts meet

    Boy Scout Troop 109 regular meetings are 7 p.m. Mondays in the Scout room at the Elks Lodge, 101 N. Main St. Boys ages 11 to 18 and their parents are welcome. Contact Stephen Cook 303-809-5959 or visit http://scouttroop109.org

    Boy Scout Troop 193 meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church, 1400 Skeel St. For information, call Lori at 303-536-9304 or Ruth at 303-637-7787.

    Cub Scout Pack 391 meets at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Southeast Elementary School. For information, call Kathy Dawley at 303-637-7259.

    Cub Scout Pack 61 meets Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at Pennock School. For information call Sue Herzog, 720-308-2532.

MOPS of Brighton

    The MOPS of Brighton group meets the second and fourth Thursday at 9 a.m. at Chapel Hill Church of the Nazarene, 10 Chapel Hill Drive on Highway 7 and Tower Road.

    Mothers with children 12 years and under are invited. Childcare is available. For information, contact Emily at 303-304-8735.

Brighton Kiwanis meet

    The Brighton Kiwanis meet from noon to 1 p.m., every Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1096 E. Bridge St.


    MOMS Club of Brighton is a nonprofit support group designed for stay-at-home moms and those who work part time.

    The club offers moms and their children support through playgroups, field trips, mom’s night out and other activities. Meetings are at 9:30 a.m., the second Thursday of each month at the Seventh-day Adventist Church on the corner of Bromley Lane and Fifth Avenue.

    For information, call Amber at 303-482-5903 or visit www.momsclub.org.

MOMS Club of Brighton-East

    The MOMS Club of Brighton-East meets monthly at the First Presbyterian Church, 510 S. 27th Ave., Brighton

    The meetings are on the third Friday of every month from 10 to 11:15 a.m.

     For information, contact Claudia Aguirre 303-999-9950.

MOPS of Calvary

    Join local mothers who get together to learn about and experience motherhood in a supportive environment. Meetings are 9 to 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Calvary of Brighton Church, 161 E. Bridge St.

    For information, call 303-659-1886.

Brighton MOPS

    Brighton MOPS meetings are 9 to 11:15 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Brighton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 567 E. Bromley Lane. A nominal fee includes child care, breakfast and a variety of presentations and activities relevant to mothers of young children.

    Call the church office at 303-659-1999 for information.

Brighton Kiwanis

    The Brighton Kiwanis meet every Wednesday at noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1096 E. Bridge St., Brighton.

    For information call Heidi Storz at 303-637-1259.

Brighton food bank

welcomes donations

    Catholic Charities Brighton Food Pantry, 178 S. Sixth Ave., Brighton, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Each month it serves 260 to 280 families able to get food assistance once a month.

    The charity is in desperate need of nonperishable food and personal-care items. Therefore, the food pantry is asking all churches, organizations and individuals to continue the humanitarian work by helping the less fortunate.

    Baby food, diapers, cash donations and personal-care items are accepted. Gift receipts are available for tax purposes.





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