Certificate in Christian Leadership: Starting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, Piñon Hills Community Church is hosting its second course in the series Bible Skills for Christian Leaders. It is taught by John Morgan. The certificate program is for mature Christians who want to gain knowledge and skills to be Christian leaders who change the world. The course is taught in eight weeks. It runs through Dec. 11. The course is $50 per person. Register at PinonHillsChurch.com. Piñon Hills Community Church is located on the Northwest corner of Dustin Avenue and Piñon Hills Boulevard in Farmington. Information: 505-325-4541.
Aztec Presbyterian Church Homesteaders' Craft Fair:The Aztec Presbyterian Church Homesteaders' Craft Fair will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2. Handmade items for sale include ornaments, decorative crosses, birdhouses and placemats. There will also be a quilt raffle, and, new this year, there is a dollhouse raffle. Lunch will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults and includes a hot turkey sandwich, green beans and desert. Cost is $4 for children, and a hot dog meal is available.
Course in Miracles: Course in Miracles study group takes place at Fellowship of Spirit, 2009 E. 13th St. in Farmington. The course tells participants the same thing in 10,000 different ways, and it uses many different synonyms, such as forgiveness, peace, healing, salvation, oneness and heaven. The course teaches that in the final analysis, everything, without exception, comes to focus on one symbol -- love. If you would like to participate in a discussion group with other like-minded people, join them from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Information: 505-326-5103.
San Juan Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship: The San Juan Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship meets at 11 a.m. Sundays at 219 N. Orchard Ave. in Farmington. "On Whose Authority?" by Sara Hernandez is the program on Sunday, Oct. 20. Adult religious education is at 9:30 a.m., and children's religious education begins at 11:30 a.m.
Book discussion: Would you like to learn more about how to create a spiritual life following the guide of masters who have done that? If you like discussion of spiritual books, there is one happening at Fellowship of Spirit from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. The book, "Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East," is about a research party's encounter with the Great Masters of the Himalayas. Feel free to drop by and join the group. Fellowship of Spirit is at 2009 E. 13th St. in Farmington. Information: 505-326-5103.
Bethany Christian Church: Disciples of Christ will begin two new worship services this Sunday at 711 E. 30th St. A new meditative service will be at 8:15 a.m. Traditional worship is at 10 a.m., and a new contemporary service will be at 11:30 a.m. All are invited.Feeding Friends in Bloomfield: Bring your family to First Baptist Church, 200 W. Sycamore Ave. in Bloomfield, for a free hot meal from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays. Look for the signs. Information: 505-632-3335.
Shiprock First Wash Assembly of God: The church offers an opportunity to learn how to share the Bible's message with family, friends and neighbors. Learn how at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Shiprock First Wash Assembly of God, about three miles northwest on Mesa Farm Road off N.M. Highway 491. This is in cooperation with the Matthew Project, sponsored by My Hope with Billy Graham. Call Pastor Lee for questions or transportation. Information: 505-406-7430.
Front Porch Men's Group: A nondenominational men's spirituality group meets from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Sundays at the Fellowship of Spirit Church, 2009 E. 13th St. in Farmington. The focus of the group is to provide spiritual encouragement, study and fellowship. Men of all ages are welcome. Information: 505-325-7969.
Hurts, Hangups or Habits?:Those with hurts, hangups or habits or those searching for healing may join Celebrate Recovery, a Christian-based, 12-step program. It meets at 6 p.m. Fridays at Sunrise Christian Church, 1501 Sunrise Parkway in Farmington.
Bible reading: The Bonnie Dallas Senior Center Annex is hosting a Bible reading in Diné from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays at 208 N. Wall. The class is presented by Dorothy Tewangoitewa. Information: 505-566-2256.
Overcomers: Overcomers is a faith-based, 12-step program dealing in all types of addictions, including drugs, alcohol and sex. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sundays at New Life in Ministries, 1108 N. Dustin Ave. in Farmington. Information: 505-325-3787.
Reformers Unanimous: Reformers Unanimous deals with all drug, alcohol and tobacco addictions, as well as eating disorders and anger management. RU has more than 800 chapters in the U.S. and in nine countries worldwide. The regular meeting is 7 p.m. Fridays at 208 Newman Ave. in Aztec. Information: 505-334-9961.
Mountain Vista Baptist Church: Mountain Vista Baptist Church at 4401 Wildflower Mesa Drive has worship services at 9 a.m. Sundays. Information: 505-599-9019.