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Introducing White Rock Presbyterian Church

on July 21, 2019 - 8:24am

Pastor Deb Worley in front of White Rock Presbyterian Church at 310 Rover Blvd. in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Interior view of White Rock Presbyterian Church. Photo by Jenn Bartram/


By Pastor Deb Worley
White Rock Presbyterian Church
White Rock Presbyterian Church is a small but mighty community of folks who, for over 50 years, has been committed to loving God, experiencing themselves loved by God, and loving their neighbors, both down the street and around the world.
We believe that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus made a difference 2000

Fr. Glenn: Dogged Determination

on July 14, 2019 - 7:30am

By Fr. Glenn Jones

A happy La Fête Nationale for all you French folk out there, or “Bastille Day” for we non-French speakers. Americans have camaraderie with you in having our independence day so near your own, as we benefited the early assistance of the likes of the Marquis de Lafayette in our own struggle for independence. Viva la France! … y’all. Let Le Marseillaise ring all around.

In recalling these days of independence, one cannot help but admire that dogged determination and self-sacrifice offered by those who were in the midst of those landmark historical times and events.

Knights Of Columbus Hosts 20th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament At Los Alamos Golf Course

on July 14, 2019 - 7:14am
Scene of sponsor signs for the 20th Annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament. Courtesy/KOC
KOC News:
The 20th Annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament was held June 22 at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.
Forty eight golfers participated in a four-person scramble to help raise money for graduating Los Alamos High School seniors from the class of 2020.
The golf tournament was successful because of sponsorship from many local families, merchants, and corporations.

Introducing White Rock Baptist Church

on July 14, 2019 - 7:05am
From left, White Rock Baptist Church Interim Pastor Mike Habermehl, Interim Youth Minister Justin Smith and Children's Ministry Coordinator Haley Gayner at the church Tuesday at 80 N.M. 4 . Photo by Jenn Bartram/
From left, White Rock Baptist Church Interim Pastor Mike Habermehl, Children's Ministry Coordinator Haley Gayner Interim and Youth Minister Justin Smith outside the church Tuesday at 80 N.M. 4. Photo by Jenn Bartram/
By Interim Pastor Mike Habermehl
White Rock Baptist Church

White Rock Baptist Church (WRBC) was established in 1969. WRBC is located on a

Two Navajo Women Awarded Los Alamos-based Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarships

on July 11, 2019 - 7:35am
Chantell Yazzie
JHMS News:
Presleigh Smiley has a 10-year plan to become one of the first Navajo clinical psychologists to serve her people. Chantell Yazzie is equally determined to serve the Navajo Nation as a registered nurse, specializing in labor and delivery.
Both young women are receiving scholarship aid from the Los Alamos-based Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship, administered through White Rock Presbyterian Church.
Presleigh Smiley
The scholarship honors the memory of Julie Meadows, a young mother and LANL employee who died of a brain tumor in 2009. Shortly

Los Alamos Church Of Christ Announces New Youth Minister Jared Shipley

on July 11, 2019 - 7:21am
Jared Shipley, new youth minister at Los Alamos Church of Christ, and his wife Sydnee. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

Jared Shipley is the new youth minister at the Los Alamos Church of Christ.

“Young people need a place where they can practice their faith, question it and grow in it,” Shipley said. “Church can’t be a social club. Christians have to go deeper than that.”

He plans learning and service projects, in addition to teen social events.

Shipley, 25, and his wife Sydnee moved to Los Alamos in late May to begin work with the church’s youth group.

Fr. Glenn: The Best Presents

on July 7, 2019 - 8:06am

By Fr. Glenn Jones

Hmmm … in the news this weekend is that Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ divorce is finalized. Since MacKenzie will no doubt get a large chunk of the Bezos fortune, that’ll likely drop ol’ Jeff down the “richest men” category a few notches. But … I doubt that he’ll have trouble finding a date nonetheless. MacKenzie, either. Too bad, though; it’s always a sadness to see a couple lose the love with which they began. 

Such news highlights the truth of the old adage: “The best things in life are free.” Jeff and MacKenzie’s earlier mutual love cost nothing, and yet one might

Introducing First Baptist Church Los Alamos

on July 7, 2019 - 7:33am
Pastor David Taylor First Baptist Church of Los Alamos. Photo by Jenn Bartram/
First Baptist Church of Los Alamos at 2200 Diamond Dr. Photo by Jenn Bartram/
By Pastor David Taylor
First Baptist Church Los Alamos

I just wanted to take a few lines and introduce myself. I am David Taylor and I have been in town for a little over three months, serving as the pastor at First Baptist Church Los Alamos.

We have been welcomed warmly into this friendly church that has quickly grown to feel like family.

We have classes for children, students and adults on

Scenes From 44th Fourth Of July Children's Parade

on July 5, 2019 - 7:03am
The Children's Parade sets off Thursday morning from the LDS Church on Grand Canyon. The church has sponsored the parade and carnival for 44 years. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Military veterans escort a much traveled American flag up Grand Canyon. The flag was taken by runners from the Santa Fe Veterans Cemetary at 5 a.m. July 4 and arrived in White Rock where veterans were waiting to carry it to the LDS Church flag pole for the pre-parade ceremony. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Local Boy Scouts raise the flag that has flown over Arlington National Cemetary

Los Alamos Faith & Science Forum Presents Lectures Next Wednesday And Thursday July 10-11

on July 4, 2019 - 1:33pm

Professor Warren Brown

LAF&SF News:

Next week the Los Alamos Faith & Science Forum presents two lectures by Professor Warren Brown.

Brown is director of the Lee Edward Travis Research Institute and professor of psychology in the Department of Doctoral Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif.

Professor Brown has co-authored several books including Did My Neurons Make Me Do It? Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will. Oxford, U.K., Oxford University Press, 2007.

Professor Brown’s talk Wednesday, July 10 is entitled Did My