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Scenes From Children’s Christmas Bazaar At TOTH

on December 1, 2018 - 1:53pm

A crowd of young shoppers arrives today at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church (TOTH) to do their holiday shopping. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Tate Blohr, left, and his brother, Linus, find a clever way to kill time while waiting in line to checkout at the bazaar. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Patricia Rathbone helps wrap presents during the Children's Christmas Bazaar today at TOTH. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Amanda Pekar volunteers today at the Children's Christmas Bazaar at TOTH. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Kathy Quinn helps wrap a

Heinrich Urges Increased Funding To Protect Places Of Worship, Community Centers

on November 30, 2018 - 3:20pm

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich:

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a bipartisan group of Senators in pressing for robust community safety funding in any FY19 appropriations package.

Specifically, the Senators have called for a minimum of $50 million for the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) and $10 million for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Nonprofit Security Grant program, which helps nonprofit organizations like religious institutions, schools and community centers make security improvements.

This follows the mass shooting last

Daily Postcard: Night Falls Over Saint Job Of Pochaiv

on November 30, 2018 - 8:32am

Daily Postcard: Night falls on the golden onion dome Saturday above Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Christian Church at 1319 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

WR Presbyterian Provides Warm Up At Light Parade

on November 29, 2018 - 2:08pm

White Rock Presbyterian Church will offer complimentary hot beverages during the Lights Parade Dec. 8. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Winterfest and the Festival of Lights Parade is a great opportunity for friends and neighbors in Los Alamos to meet each other, share holiday greetings and make new friends. It’s a time to celebrate what it means to be a community that shares both its heritage, and its optimism for the future, and that cares for one another.

White Rock Presbyterian Church (WRPC) is thankful to be a part of the Los Alamos community and would like to extend a warm

‘Everything Christmas Sale’ At United Church Dec. 5

on November 28, 2018 - 11:09am

‘Everything Christmas Sale’ Dec. 5 at United Church. Courtesy/United Church


Whoever thought that donating something to or buying something from a thrift store had such a grand reach?

The volunteers at the United Church of Los Alamos thrift store want you to know just how far that reach goes and just how long they have been preparing for a festive event 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

Jean Picard has not only been a member of the United Church since 1981, but active in the women's programs including the Women's Christian Service Society and children's programming.

Visit 25th Annual Crèche Show Dec. 7-8

on November 28, 2018 - 7:09am

Alice Mann with a few of her Crèches was instrumental in organizing the first Crèche Show 25 years ago as a gift to the Los Alamos community from the local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Photo by Robert Judd


The 25th Annual Crèche Show is WinterFest Weekend, Dec. 7-8, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1967 18th St.

Everyone is invited to view this display of Nativities, which is free and open to the public 1-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

Treasured Crèches will be featured from many

Fr. Glenn: Embracing The Ideal

on November 25, 2018 - 7:06am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

First, a quick note of thanks to all assisting us at IHM with our Angel Tree … providing gifts and clothing to needy children. We have had some 1,100 requests this year from various agencies in our area, so any help you can provide is much appreciated.

In that vein, if you’d ever like to aid IHM’s efforts to help the local poor (especially in the winter season when needs are more dire), you can always surf to our IHM Christian Concern Committee page to contribute; the most recent financial statement is there so you