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Unitarian Officials Break Ground On New Church

on July 1, 2015 - 8:04am
Unitarian Church of Los Alamos officials break ground Tuesday at 1738 N. Sage St. where their new church will be constructed. From left, Rick Bolton, Rev. John Cullinan, Galen Gisler, Dawn Venhaus and Dale Arnink. Photo by Leland Lehman/
Members from the congregation and community turn out for Tuesday's groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Unitarian Church on Sage Street. Photo by Leland Lehman/
Staff Report
The old Unitarian Church at 1738 N. Sage St.

United Church of Los Alamos Back In Business

on June 30, 2015 - 2:50pm
The United Church of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road. File photo
United Church of Los Alamos

The United Church of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road is back in business again as doors opened after a series of renovations.

While a formal open house is slated for the month of August, summer time often finds families with a little more free time on their hands and perhaps looking for something new. Technically the church isn’t back in business, but back in the main sanctuary after holding services for quite some time in their Christian Education building as progress

Faith & Science: A Finely Tuned Universe July 1

on June 30, 2015 - 2:19pm
This week's faith and science topic is "A Finely Tuned Universe: its beginnings and dynamics", presented by Glenn Magelssen.
Scientific evidence suggests that the universe is very old, roughly 13.7 billion years and that it started with a “Big Bang”. Furthermore the physical laws are fine tuned in such a way that galaxies and stars can form allowing nuclear reactions to produce the energy that sustains the “starlight” we see.
The sun is an example of a star that releases energy in a way that allows life on Earth.

Unitarian Church Groundbreaking 6:30 p.m. Today

on June 30, 2015 - 10:54am
The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos is celebrating the groundbreaking of its new building project at 6:30 pm. today at the new building site, 1738 North Sage St.

Rev. John Cullinan will lead a short ceremony and all are welcomed to attend. Attendees are asked to wear closed shoes and carpool if possible, as limited parking will be available in the Mason's lot next door. All ages are welcome, but parents are advised to keep children close on the active construction site.

The congregation has been actively working toward building a new building since 2008. Architects Mullen|Heller

Wednesday's United Church Thrift Shop Canceled

on June 30, 2015 - 7:49am


Wednesday's planned opening of the Thrift Shop at the United Church of Los Alamos is canceled due to parking lot renovations.

The Thrift Shop will open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday July 8, at the United Church of Los Alamos at 2525 Canyon Road.

Stop by next week and check out the selection.

Pastor Granillo: All Powerful Access

on June 28, 2015 - 7:34am
Los Alamos

Billy Sunday once said, “If you are strangers to prayer you are strangers to power.”

I confess that I have struggled with the importance of prayer in my Christian walk. I’m an action guy and I am driven to engage physically in whatever needs to be done. My struggle has been with the reality that I can accomplish more from my knees than from anywhere else. I struggle with this because my natural instincts tell me that being on my knees makes me weak, and to depend on God’s power is a gamble.

Even for the mature Christian, it can be difficult to grasp the

WR Baptist Church Launches 30 Hour Famine

on June 27, 2015 - 12:19pm
WRBC News:
Over the years, the youth from the White Rock Baptist Church have participated in an event called the 30 Hour Famine. At the famine, students and adult sponsors go 30 hours without eating anything.
There's year's event began at noon Friday and participants will break their fast at 6 p.m. today. Students do this event in order to raise their own personal awareness of global hunger issues, but they also do this event as a fundraiser.

LAHS Graduate Josh Willms Gives TED Talk

on June 26, 2015 - 5:02pm
Josh Willms gives his TED Talk, 'What if Everyone Searched for Belief?'. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

When Josh Willms graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2008, he was a devout Christian. He headed for Texas Tech University in Lubbock with the plan of becoming a physician and a missionary in Africa.  

“My belief meant everything to me,” Willms said.

When his father, a pillar of his Los Alamos church lost his faith, it was a huge crisis for Willms.

“I’d try to talk to my dad, but he was so much smarter than me,” Willms said.