Spirituality

United Church Of Los Alamos Members Collect Items For Care Boxes For College And Military Students

Members of the United Church of Los Alamos on Canyon Road recently collected items for care boxes for college and military students in their congregation. The members also collected items for Army Sergeant Ezra Maes, who while not a member of the church, is someone the members care about. Courtesy photo


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Shop On The Corner Annual Christmas Sale Dec. 4

Shop on the Corner will hold its annual Christmas sale Dec. 4. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The holidays are coming and so is Shop on the Corner’s annual Christmas sale.

The sale is 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 4.

The public is encouraged to stop by the thrift store on the first floor of Trinity on the Hill Espicopal Church at the corner of Conyon Road and Diamond Drive.


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Interfaith Los Alamos Launches Winter Coat Drive

 Interfaith Los Alamos hosts its winter coat drive. Courtesy photo

Interfaith Los Alamos News:

Interfaith Los Alamos has launched its winter coat drive to provide winter coats for refugees recently resettled in Albuquerque.

These refugees come from UN Refugee sites in Tanzania and Indonesia, sometimes after years spent in the camps. Coming from The Democratic Republic of Congo and Afghanistan, these families find even an Albuquerque winter daunting. 

New coats and gift cards to buy coats will be delivered to Lutheran Family Services in Albuquerque, the sole remaining


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Fr. Glenn: ‘Must We?’

 

By Fr. Glenn Jones

If you read about (or have experienced) Armed Forces boot camp/basic training, you recognize that arrivals to that training are in that arrival simply breaking the shell, as it were, as “hatchlings” in the service. Basic training is an apt analogy for anyone beginning in a new field of study or profession … and certainly for the budding Christian. One isn’t a “good” soldier, sailor, airman or Marine right off the bat; to become proficient in any field takes time—even a lifetime. For example, one might call the child who completes his first arithmetic assignment a “mathematician


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Shop On The Corner Offers Sale Wednesday

TOTH News:

The Shop on the Corner Thrift Store will offer a sale on men’s and women’s pants and shirts 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Patrons can buy three items for $1. The sale excludes boutique items.

The Shop on the Corner Thrift Store is at the corner of Canyon Road and Diamond Drive, on the bottom floor of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.


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Fr. Glenn: Examples To Imitate

By Fr. Glenn Jones

You may see Catholic churches in your area posting notices about the celebration of “All Saints Day” on November 1. This is our annual celebration in which we honor our brothers and sisters in Christ who have, as St. Paul himself wrote: “…have fought the good fight… have finished the race… have kept the faith” (2 Timothy 4:7). …even unto death—deaths very often by martyrdom.

Some still erroneously believe: “There they are … worshipping saints again.” But, as CB’ers used to say: “Negatory, good buddy.” Whenever we Catholics/Orthodox hear others mistakenly accuse us of worshipping


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Scenes From 17th Annual K Of C Haunted House

The 17th annual Knights of Columbus Haunted House opened Friday night on DP Road. The Haunted House is open again 6-9 p.m. today at the Columbian Club Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus Hall) at 104 DP Road. Entrance fee for children ages 5-16 is $4, children under 4 are free and adults are $6. Fred Garcia and his team create the spooky extravaganza every year for the enjoyment of the community. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from the 17th annual Knights of Columbus Haunted House, which  opened Friday night at the Columbian Club Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus Hall).


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Donations Needed For Children’s Christmas Bazaar

The annual Children’s Christmas Bazaar is Saturday, Dec. 7 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Courtesy/TOTH

TOTH News:

Donations are needed for the annual Children’s Christmas Bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 7 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church on Trinity Drive.

The success of this event relies on donations of new, like new and gently used items from members of the community.

Suggested donations include stuffed animals (any size), action figures, toys, baby toys, jewelry, unopened soap and bubble bath, unopened puzzles, coffee cups, teacups, knick-knacks, ornaments and Christmas decorations,


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