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Christmas Sale Offers Red and 'Green' Bargains

on November 18, 2012 - 12:36pm

The annual Shop on the Corner Christmas Sale is Dec. 5 in the lower level at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. Photo by T.K. Thompson/

By Nancy Wurden

The annual Shop on the Corner Christmas Sale will offer red and “green” holiday bargains on Wednesday, Dec. 5. 

The thrift shop sale, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will include brand new and gently used items which the volunteers set aside all year. 

Holiday decorations, festive and new clothing, toys and games, books and music, linens, china and glassware, jewelry, leather goods, and gifts are some

Children’s Christmas Bazaar Dec. 1 at TOTH

on November 17, 2012 - 10:29am

TOTH News:

Children’s Christmas Bazaar is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 1 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr.

The event starts in Sherrill Hall, which will be filled with affordable gifts for children to purchase. All items purchased may be gift wrapped.

This is how it works: children (kindergarten through 6th grade) bring your parents to Trinity on the Hill and leave them to relax and enjoy refreshments while you take your money and a list of people you would like to buy Christmas gifts for to Kelly Hall. 

There you can shop and have your gifts wrapped.

Ribbon Cut on United Church Resale Shop

on November 15, 2012 - 1:07pm

Corine Christman cuts the ribbon Wednesday on the new Resale Shop location for United Church. From left, Jeanne Butler, Christman, Adda Moldt and Nina Thayer, all of whom volunteer their time at the Resale Shop, which is open to the public Wednesday mornings. More than 20 missions are supported by the shop's proceeds. Photo by Katy Korkos/LACC

Crowds gather Wednesday morning at the United Church on Rose Street for the first day of operation of its new Resale Shop. Photo by Katy Korkos/LACC


Couple Introduces Oppenheimer Place Residents to Diwali

on November 15, 2012 - 10:46am

J. Aiyeswaria and P. Kumaranand in traditional dress at Oppenheimer Place Wednesday, celebrate the Diwali festival. Aiyeswaria painted the peacock picture in the background. Courtesy Photo

Staff Report

P. Kumaranand is a Post Doc at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He and his wife J. Aiyeswaria are from India and temporary residents at Oppenheimer Place. 

The Hindu couple spoke to residents about Diwali, a five-day festival celebrated Nov 13 through Nov. 17.

For Hindus, Diwali, one of the most important festivals of the year, is popularly known as the "festival of lights."


Shoe Box Gifts Needed for Operation Christmas Child

on November 10, 2012 - 10:15am

Photo: Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations around the world through gift-filled shoe boxes. Courtesy/

WRBC News:

Christmas is arriving early in Los Alamos, as White Rock Baptist Church prepares to serve as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child.

Soon, with the help of local volunteers, the site will be brimming with festively wrapped shoe boxes full of gifts.

Through Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project, Los Alamos residents are helping send shoe box gifts to more than 8 million

The Right Kind of Help

on November 8, 2012 - 10:20am

Courtesy photo

TOTH News:

We live in a country today where diversity is highly esteemed, all opinions are equally true, and all religions are teaching a very similar theme.

Photo: Father Colin Kelly

It is also valued that to help others or yourself, you have to do it all on your own strength. This week at Generations, we will explore the uniqueness of Jesus Christ and the Christian faith, as well as how to share this uniqueness with other people.

We will discuss God’s original design for us to help others/ourselves, as well as how Jesus Christ made it possible for humans to fulfill that

United Church Thrift Shop Grand Opening Nov. 14

on November 7, 2012 - 2:20pm


The community is invited to the grand opening celebration of the United Church Thrift Shop Nov. 14.

The thrift shop's new location at 2525 Canyon Road is in the lower level of Craig Hall, opening onto the parking lot on the west side of the church property.

The event will take place 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with door prizes.

At about 10 a.m., the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce will mark the occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Family Life Seminar with Brad Winsted Nov. 1-3

on October 31, 2012 - 9:21am

Retired Naval Officer Brad Winsted, a recent widower, is shown here with his eight children. Courtesy photo

BAPC News:

The Bryce Avenue Presbyterian Church (PCA) is hosting a conference over the next three days, Nov. 1-3, to include the "Family Life Seminar" with Brad Winsted.

Winsted is director of Children’s Ministries International in Atlanta, Ga.

Winsted, is a retired naval officer, a recent widower, and the father of eight children.

He has ministered since 1997 with Children's Ministry International, an educational publishing ministry that produces non-dated materials based on the