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Los Alamos Indian Community Celebrates Annual Festival Of Diwali With Family And Friends

on November 25, 2015 - 7:06am
Diwali group. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos Indian community celebrated the annual festival of Diwali with family and friends Nov. 14 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.
Diwali is the festival of lights, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, good over evil. The celebration opened with a moment of silence for peace in honor of the victims of the Paris attacks and continued with a colorful affair with music, dance, a full catered Indian dinner spread, and fireworks for the kids to enjoy.
This annual event has been organized for more than 15 years and it has been

Shop On The Corner Christmas Sale Dec. 2

on November 25, 2015 - 6:51am
Preparations are underway for the Dec. 2 Christmas sale at Shop on the Corner. Courtesy photo
SOC News:
Volunteers for the Shop on the Corner (SOC) Thrift Store are getting the Shop ready for the big yearly Christmas sale, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.
This highly anticipated event features all kinds of Christmas décor, fancy, fine jewels, treasured collectables, anything you can imagine that would be lovely to receive as gifts or to just enjoy yourself. 
Dressy clothing for the holidays and for the upcoming cruising months also will be highlighted.

Pastor Granillo: A Holy Nation…

on November 22, 2015 - 7:38am
By Pastor Raul Granillo
Los Alamos

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light” (1 Peter 2:9).

Being a holy nation simply means being the people of God who seek a mature relationship with Him. The lack of holiness is why many people find that their relationship with God is as volatile as the typical marriage in America today.

United Church 'Everything Christmas Sale' Dec. 2

on November 17, 2015 - 1:33pm
The United Church announces its annual "Everything Christmas Sale" 8:30 a.m. to noon, Dec. 2, in Graves Hall on Rose Street.
The sale will include, trees, ornaments, books, gifts and Christmas decorations for inside and out.
Visit the United Church website for more information.

Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Awareness Workshop Friday Nov. 20

on November 16, 2015 - 11:14am


La Vista Church is hosting a “Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Awareness and Staying Safe in Places of Worship” workshop Friday, Nov. 20 in Los Alamos.

This workshop will address the issue of violence, especially in places of worship. It will include two videos regarding the active shooter and domestic and intimate partner violence and how it can affect the workplace, schools, churches, etc. And will provide information on the three common options in an active shooter or aggressor situation. The program is sponsored by the Los Alamos Public Safety Association.

New Unitarian Church Of Los Alamos Takes Shape

on November 15, 2015 - 10:34pm
Congregation and community members participate in a hard hat tour of the new Unitarian Church of Los Alamos led by Church Project Manager Rick Bolton Nov. 7. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Unitarian Church Pastor John Cullinan looks up at the construction of his new church on N. Sage Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Participants in the Nov. 7 tour take in the views along the canyon edge. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
The brand new Unitarian Church of Los Alamos under construction at 1738 N. Sage St.

Catholicism And Opera Nov. 19

on November 15, 2015 - 8:11am