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Column: Easter Challenge

on March 30, 2013 - 11:49am
Easter Challenge
Over the past week God has put something on my heart and I can't seem to get it out of my mind.
It is a burning desire and it takes up every moment of my thoughts.
I think He has been telling me to spread the good news and truth about Easter.
Last week I made a tract that tells the true meaning of Easter and contains the gospel.
I have made more than 400 copies and have been passing them out to people. But this is not enough.
What if we could get 3,000 people to read the gospel message before Easter?
Then I started to think.

Holy Week Meditation: Christ Has Died! Christ Has Risen!

on March 27, 2013 - 7:53pm

Christ Has Died! Christ Has Risen!

By Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier
Pastor of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

Without the sacrifice of Jesus upon the cross, we cannot be reconciled to the Father. During the season of Lent, we are thankful that Christ has been crucified for us. He died for our transgressions. He has won for us the forgiveness of all of our sins.

Without the glorious resurrection of Jesus from the tomb, we cannot have eternal life. During the season of Easter, we rejoice in the resurrection of Christ from the dead.

He was raised for our justification.

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