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Forum: How Evolution Shapes Our Loves And Fears

on January 29, 2015 - 9:38am

UCLA News:

Carl Newton will review the book 'Snakes, Sunrises and Shakespeare'

In the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Forum at the Unitarian Church, Carl Newton of Los Alamos will review the book, "Snakes, Sunrises and Shakespeare.”

Newton: "Our brains evolved to help us make decisions. Emotions that are evoked by our encounters with the environment became instinctive throughout humans' deep evolutionary history. People today respond with a type of knowing from behavioral adaptations, which benefited our ancestors living in and negotiating environments, which are alien to us today.

Unitarian Church Sponsors Community Seed Swap

on January 28, 2015 - 10:52am

UCLA News:

The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (UCLA) is sponsoring a community-wide seed swap beginning the first Sunday of February and continuing through the spring, for as long as seeds last.

A table will be set out in the shady section of the foyer just inside the front doors, and packets of seeds, donated by church members and friends, will be available for free for any interested community gardeners. Attendees need not bring seeds of their own to participate, although they are welcome to leave  seeds for others to use.

Envelopes, labels and writing materials will be provided to the

TOTH: Come On Down!

on January 22, 2015 - 11:44am
Map of the Old Testament world. Courtesy/
Come On Down!
By Lisa Rothrock

Come on down and join us this Sunday evening, Jan. 25, at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, for our Contemporary Worship Service, where seminarian Laurie Triplett will be teaching on why Christians believe the Old Testament.

Also, be sure to attend as we bless and say farewell to our awesome guitarist and vocalist, Jason Osborn — he will be heading to boot camp for the National Guard. We will truly miss him (but the good news is that he will be returning this summer)!

Join us for a FREE

Scenes From Great Blessing Of Water At Ashley Pond

on January 19, 2015 - 6:36am
Rev. Theophan Mackey of the Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church in Los Alamos submerges a cross in the water three times Sunday at Ashley Pond to call down new blessings during the great blessings of water celebration. Courtesy photo
Rev. Theophan Mackey and members of the Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church gather for the Great Blessing of Water Sunday at Ashley Pond. Courtesy photo

At noon Sunday, the people of Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church gathered at noon Sunday at Ashley Pond for the Great Blessing of Water.


Ark Kids Get Creative At Smith's Marketplace

on January 15, 2015 - 12:06pm

A group of 3- and 4-year-old children from the Ark Child Development Center at First United Methodist Church of Los Alamos decorated cookies with their teacher Tammy Jones Tuesday at Smith's Marketplace. Kathryn Fulton of Smith's said the children were 'so cute and very well behaved.' Courtesy photo

Public Invited To Special 100 Year Celebration

on January 15, 2015 - 9:53am

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The congregation at the Santa Cruz United Methodist Church invites the public to celebrate its 100 years of serving people in the Espanola valley. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 25 at the church at 405 S. McCurdy Road.

The missionary work and the church development began with the United Brethren Church in the early 20th Century. In 1946, the United Brethren Church merged with the Evangelical United Brethren Church.

Dedication Night At NNM Revival Center

on January 14, 2015 - 9:32am
Worship team members from left, Justin Alei, Lauren Griffith and Dave Alei. Courtesy photo
Nearly 50 people gathered Jan. 9 for a night of dedication and celebration at the NNMRC in White Rock. Courtesy photo

A night of dedication and celebration was held Jan. 9 at the new Northern New Mexico Revival Center (NNMRC) at 134 N.M. 4 in White Rock. 

Nearly 50 people from around the area, and from as far away as Albuquerque, joined together to worship, share and dedicate this ministry to God’s plans and purposes.

K of C To Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship

on January 14, 2015 - 8:05am
K of C News:  
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
The local competition is 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at LAHS Griffith Gymnasium. Registration is free of charge and will be held onsite beginning at 12:30 p.m. on the date of the event. Parental consent is required, so a parent/guardian must be present during registration. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation and winners from each age division and gender will be presented with a trophy.