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Pastor Raul Granillo: Save Us, Our King!

on April 9, 2017 - 6:42am
La Vista Church
Los Alamos

A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest!”

When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?”
The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.” (NIV Matthew 21:8-11)

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week.

Texas A & M Muster In Los Alamos Friday April 21

on April 7, 2017 - 8:27am


The Texas A & M Muster to remember fellow Aggies is 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 21 in Craig Hall at United Church of Los Alamos, 2525 Canyon Road.

The guest speaker is William H. Brady, M.D. MBA, MPH, MSc, SPHR. Dr. Brady is a physician and health economist with a medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine and master’s degrees from the London School of Economics, University of Colorado and the University of Utah. He is on the faculties of Texas A&M College of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the University of Utah.


Jewish Community Celebrates Passover

on April 6, 2017 - 5:19pm

Staff Report

Passover this year will be celebrated April 10-18 in the United States and throughout the world.

The first Seder is April 10 after nightfall, and the second Seder is April 11 after nightfall. Passover is celebrated by eating matzah (unleaven bread) and maror (bitter herbs). For the duration of the eight (or seven days in Israel) of Passover, chametz (leaven) is strictly avoided.

What Is Passover?

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan, April 10-18, 2017.

It commemorates the

TOTH Episcopal Church Holy Week April 9-16

on April 5, 2017 - 4:11pm
Trinity on the Hill  Episcopal Church at 3900 Trinity Dr. Courtesy photo
TOTH News:
The community is invited to worship with the congregation at Trinity on the Hill  Episcopal Church during Holy Week, April 9-16: 
  • April 9 -- Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist at 9:15 a.m., 6 p.m. Bach Cantata “Aus der tiefen rufe ich” followed by reception;
  • April 11 -- Paschal Meal and Living Last Supper $10, Tuesday at 6 p.m.;
  • April 13 -- Maundy Thursday foot washing and Eucharist at 7 p.m.;
  • April 14 -- Good Friday 7 a.m. Good Friday Proper Liturgy, 12 noon to 3 p.m.

Abe Dispennette Donates To Dr. Zee Benefit Concert

on April 4, 2017 - 11:49am

​Abe Dispennette State Farm donated a leaf from a first edition of  the 1611 King James Pulpit Bible as well as the affidavit of originality to the silent auction, which will be held during the Dr. Zee Benefit concer 5-8 p.m. April 21 at UNM-LA. The concert organizers are grateful to those who have donated to the concert. If interested in donating or volunteering at the event, contact Kaylen Pocaterra at Courtesy photo

Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, The Inquisition, And New World Identities Symposium

on April 3, 2017 - 9:23pm
The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos is pleased to present “Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, The Inquisition & New World Identities,” a special lecture-recital on Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) Romanceros, Coplas, & Kantigas, at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 8. 
This program was previously presented at the New Mexico History Museum’s Fractured Faiths Symposium, as part of their six-month special exhibit in the fall of 2016.
The event features Los Alamos soprano Christina Martos and pianist Debra Ayers performing works by Ofer Ben-Amots, an Israeli-American composer

Second Saturday Sales At Shop On The Corner

on April 2, 2017 - 5:06pm
The Shop on the Corner. Courtesy photo
TOTH News:
The Shop on the Corner Thrift Store at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church will begin having Saturday sales on the second Saturday of each month.
The hours will be the same as the Wednesday hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon. The first “Second Saturday Sales” is April 8. The intent is to attract more customers from the local community who might not be able to take advantage of the Wednesday sales.
The Shop is in a new space at the Church, where the former Teen Center used to be on the corner of Canyon Road and Diamond Drive.