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White Rock Presbyterian Church Hosts Blue Christmas

on December 17, 2018 - 6:43pm
White Rock Presbyterian Church hosts a Blue Christmas event at the church at 310 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. Courtesy photo
While the Christmas season is generally one filled with joyful celebration shared with family and friends, for some, their families, neighbors or friends that joyfulness is tempered, or even overcome, by recent loss; by grief, separation, sadness, or by loneliness– all good and genuine emotions that make celebration difficult or impossible in this season.
If people are perhaps seeking a brief respite from the sometimes - unrelenting

Celebrate Christmas Eve At Ashley Pond

on December 17, 2018 - 7:48am


It looks a lot like Christmas in Los Alamos! Trees and lights are up around the city, and downtown Los Alamos is looking more festive than ever!

The entire community is invited to come to Ashley Pond on Christmas Eve for a very festive time of music, cheer, and message the whole family will love.

“Christmas In Los Alamos” will start at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24 and last about 45 minutes. Hosted by Freedom Church Los Alamos, the candlelight service will include free gifts for everyone in attendance, traditional Christmas music, photo stations, cookies and hot chocolate.

Fr. Glenn: Teaching To Fish

on December 16, 2018 - 7:20am
By Rev. Glenn Jones
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
Los Alamos

“Adulting” classes. I heard about these on the internet the other day and that they are becoming increasingly popular for the younger generation—classes on how to cook, budgeting, balancing a checkbook, and the simple daily tasks that most of us old, ummm … “folks”… take for granted. What are these things but taking responsibility for oneself? Self-reliance.

Those of us raised in a farm/ranch setting learn “adulting” skills pretty early, being even as children responsible for the welfare of animals (and thus

Daily Postcard: Inspirational Message At FBCLA

on December 16, 2018 - 7:13am

Daily Postcard: An inspirational message is carved in wood and fixed to a tree trunk to form a cross at the edge of the parking lot of First Baptist Church Los Alamos at 2200 Diamond Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

A cross and inspirational message at First Baptist Church Los Alamos at 2200 Diamond Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Smart Design With Suzette: 7 Tips For A Stress Free Holiday Season

on December 14, 2018 - 8:50am

Don’t stress! Ask for help this holiday season. Courtesy image

Learn how to feel balanced, happy and stress-free this holiday season. Courtesy image

Los Alamos

It’s the holiday season and with the holidays comes to stress. Each year we feel a mix of joy and anxiety. It’s no secret that things can get overwhelming. According to a survey by Healthline, 62 percent of people said their stress level increases during the holiday season.

We experience a combination of stressors related to financial costs of the holidays, family coming to stay and the conflicts it may bring, and the

Happiness & Healing Meditation At Unitarian Church

on December 14, 2018 - 8:06am

Community invited to a day of meditation, Dec. 21 at the Unitarian Church. Courtesy image


The community is invited to attend a day of insight meditation, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at the Unitarian Church of Los Alamos.

There will be guided sitting and walking meditation with time for lunch and resting. Each student will have a one-on-one meeting with the teacher.

The program will conclude with a Dharma talk and sharing. Participants should bring their own lunch, a variety of teas will be available.

The class is free but donations are accepted.

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TOTH Hosts ‘Full Dark, No Stars’ Service Sunday

on December 14, 2018 - 7:10am

TOTH News:

Trinity on the Hill will host “Full Dark, No Stars” 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16.

During this service, poetry and short stories will be read in between pieces of organ music that explore themes of doubt, faith, longing, fear and joy.

“This is the first service of its kind to occur at Trinity on the Hill, and we invite you to bring all of your humanity into the house of God as we together explore what it means to be living in a confusing world,” Rev. Christopher Adams said.