Church cleanup

On Oct. 23, two dozen parishioners from St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Grand Junction carpooled to Rangely to help members of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church spruce up its grounds. The helpers arrived about 10 a.m. and worked until 4 p.m., pulling weeds, cutting trees and limbs, doing repairs, providing lunch and snacks, and building a walkway to the cross in the back of the church. Using old tiles from the inside of the building, workers toiled on hands and knees to turn a field of weeds into a beautiful and welcoming landscape. One of the visitors from Grand Junction said, “This is what more churches which are doing well should be doing to help out the churches which need more assistance.”