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Trinity on the Hill Hosts Service of 'The Seven Last Words'

on March 26, 2013 - 10:33am

Chimayo Road Cross. Photo by T.K. Thompson/


Los Alamos

This Friday, March 29 from noon until approximately 3 p.m., at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, the Los Alamos community is invited to a unique Good Friday service that features the ministry of six different churches in town. 

The service of “The Seven Last Words” is a distinctive worship service of prayer, song and reflection.

During the three hours, priests, pastors, and ministers from Los Alamos’s diversity of Christian churches are each given an opportunity for a seven-10 minute reflection

Passover in Los Alamos

on March 26, 2013 - 8:15am

David Sigeti leads family and friends in traditional Passover rituals at his White Rock home in 2012. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff report

Passover began at sundown Monday and ends Tuesday, April 2 - chag sameach to our Jewish readers!

In her oral history, Evelyn Litz recalls celebrating Passover at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project: "I remember one year we had Passover there and it was a gigantic room. And we had a beautiful Passover Seder and I think it was led by the Army chaplain but I’m not positive. But it was a very wonderful feeling; yes."

The eight-day

NMDOT Prepares for Annual Pilgrimage to El Santuario De Chimayó

on March 22, 2013 - 10:01am

Pilgrams walk along the highway to Chimayó in 2012. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


SANTA FE – The highways and roads that lead to the village of Chimayó, New Mexico will be crowded next week as thousands of people begin their pilgrimage to el Santuario de Chimayó.

The largest crowds will be seen on Good Friday, March 29, but road congestion and minor delays can be expected any time in this area during Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday.

“Generations of New Mexicans have participated in the Holy Week pilgrimage to Chimayó and over the years this tradition has

Easter Music Celebration at LDS Chapel

on March 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
The White Rock Strings is one of the groups scheduled to perform at the upcoming Easter Music Celebration. Courtesy photo

L.D.S. News:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sponsoring an Easter Music Celebration. 

It will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the L.D.S. Chapel at 1967 18th St. in Los Alamos. 

A second performance will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23 in Santa Fe at the L.D.S. Chapel at 410 Rodeo Road. 

The program will feature many local musicians from various religious denominations performing selections from Handel's Messiah and other traditional Easter

Easter Chicken to Visit TOTH Sunday

on March 21, 2013 - 7:22am

TOTH News:

The Easter Chicken is set to visit Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, corner of Trinity and Diamond, at 6:07 p.m., this Palm Sunday, March 24.

TOTH's talented puppet group led by Angie Chipera is responsible for the Eastern Chicken's visit.

Also included in Palm Sunday events is a lively and dynamic service of Holy Communion, teaching and singing, led by the Generations band.

The evening begins at 5:15 p.m. with fellowship during an excellent dinner provided to the public at no charge.

Palm Sunday's homily will speak to the fact that all people are cracked pots: “Ring the

Column: 'Why People Do Not Go to Church?'

on March 20, 2013 - 8:06am
“Why People Do Not Go to Church?”
By Sr. Pastor Paul Cunningham
First Baptist Church of Los Alamos

A strange subject for a pastor to explore, but one that even this pastor, lived for 10 years. It’s a cultural phenomenon not limited to Los Alamos but spans across the Atlantic, into the very seat of modern Christianity.

According to one report by the North American Mission Board, Los Alamos has the highest percentage of church-attendance of any county in New Mexico – 9.5 percent! 

But still, ‘why do people not go to church?’

This is what I have seen, heard and felt:

  • #1 Objection: Time;

Izraelevitz: Passover, Glazed Donuts and Graduate School

on March 18, 2013 - 7:34am
Passover, Glazed Donuts and Graduate School

Passover, glazed donuts and graduate school do not mix well. This is a fact that I encountered, for five consecutive years, when I was a graduate student working on my doctoral degree.

Full appreciation of this physical law requires some background, so please bear with me for a paragraph or two.

Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is the Jewish week-long holiday celebrating the Biblical Exodus of the Jews from Egypt.

There is a ceremonial dinner, called the Passover Seder, that begins the week of Passover and introduces

Church of Christ to Host Women's Mini-Conference

on March 17, 2013 - 7:23am


“Wrapped in God’s Love” is the theme for the county-wide mini-conference, “Women-to-Women Brunch and More.”

The mini-conference, which seeks to connect Los Alamos women with each other and with God, will take place 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 23, at the Los Alamos Church of Christ, 2323 Diamond Dr.

The morning of Christian fellowship, encouragement and strengthening is open to all women of the community.

There is no charge for the conference. Brunch will be served and complimentary babysitting will be available.