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Fr. Glenn: ‘…a Most Desirable Friend…’

By Fr. Glenn Jones

While reading a text from one of the saints this weekend, a certain phrase rather leapt from the page: “…you are a most desirable friend”—the saint (Paulinus of Nola) thanking the recipient for a great favor done for a kinsman.

Would that we all comport ourselves in relationships so as to deserve such tribute! But … as we all have no doubt experienced—and might be ashamed to admit of ourselves—we often fall far short of such admiration … likely being viewed by—or, to our discredit, viewing—others as vehicles to selfish gain. 

One of the most poignant compliments in all scriptures


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United Church Thrift Shop $6 Bag Sale Wednesday

UNITED CHURCH News:

The Thrift Shop at the United Church of Los Alamos is holding a $6 bag sale, (jewelry excluded), 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday at 2525 Canyon Road.

The United Church Thrift Shop is operated by the Womens Christian Service Society (WCSS).

Donations are accepted of gently used and clean clothes, linens, housewares, jewelry, shoes, toys and children’s books. No large appliances, furniture, books or VHS tapes can be accepted. Donations may be dropped off any time at the bins near the door at the lower level of Craig Hall.

All proceeds of the Thrift


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Introducing Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church at 2000 Diamond Dr. in Los Alamos. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church at 2000 Diamond Dr. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 

By Rev. Brian L. Kachelmeier

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

 

Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church is a member congregation of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

We are located at 2000 Diamond Dr., our telephone number is 505.662.0782 and our website is www.redeemerlosalamos.org.

We are Evangelical, that is, we preach Christ


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‘Jesus Prayer’ Summer Study At Saint Job Of Pochaiv

Saint Job of Pochaiv News:
 
Over the next three months the women of Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church, a group called Pages and Prayers, will be studying the Jesus Prayer: “Lord, Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
 
The study will start with a showing of the movie “Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer” at 6:30 pm. Tuesday, June 25.
 
For nearly two millennia, the holy men and women of Eastern Christianity have built lives of reflection, humility, and constant connection to God around a simple sentence, the Jesus Prayer. Dr. Norris J. Chumley—a documentarian and professor—reveals

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NMDOT: Days & Nights Of Summer ENDWI Campaign

NMDOT News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s (NMDOT) Traffic Safety Division, more DWI arrests and traffic violations occur during the summer months.
 
The 100 Days and Nights of Summer campaign began 10 years ago in an effort to reduce drunk and reckless driving during a 100 day span. Beginning June 23 through Sept. 30, NMDOT in partnership with state and local law enforcement will commence their annual, aggressive action plan surrounding the 4th of July and Labor Day holidays.
 
In 2018, 100 Days and Nights of Summer resulted in more

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Rotary Club Inducts Dan Maes And Keith Lewis

At the podium from left, Rotarian Membership Committee’s Steve Ciddio and Rotary Club President Vincent Chiravalle recently welcomed the Club’s newest members: Century Bank Vice President Dan Maes and United Church Pastor for Congregation and Youth Keith Lewis. Maes was sponsored for membership by Karen Easton; Lewis by Nina Thayer. Rotary is the oldest service organization in the world with more than 1.2 million members in more than 230 countries. Focus areas include basic education and literacy; clean water and sanitation; disease prevention (especially the eradication


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Ponderosa Estates Manhole Project Runs July 1-31

Why are manhole covers round? A manhole cover is round because it won’t fall through the opening on which it sits, it can simply be rolled to reach a destination much faster, while applying relatively little effort. Courtesywww.scienceabc.com
 

COUNTY News:

 
Beginning Monday, July 1, crews will be adjusting manholes in the Ponderosa Estates area.
 
This work will begin on Aspen Drive at Range Road and continue along Aspen Drive, Sumac Lane and Maple Drive before finishing back at Aspen Drive.
 
Since there a dozens of manhole adjustments in this sub-division, construction

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This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

Featured vendor Pat Montoya of Pat Montoya Apples. Courtesy/LAFM
 
LAFM News:
 
What’s at the Farmers Market today:
 
Cherries are in!
 
Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Radishes, Onions, Fresh Garlic, Daikon radishes, Arugula, Salad Mixes, Spinach, Heads of Romaine Lettuce, Bok Choi, Chard-Kale, Salsa, Apple Cider, Composted worm castings, Compost, Apples, Asparagus, Dried Beans, Chile, Chicos, Shell Peas, Fresh Herbs, Carrots, Spinach, Jams- Jellies, Vinegars, Broths, Radishes, Chicken, Turkey, Tortillas, Pork, Eggs, Lamb, Beef, Yak-Bison, Vegan body products,

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LAMC Donates $2K For Senior Center Transportation

Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC) has donated $2,000 to the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) to provide transportation to senior citizens in Los Alamos and White Rock. Gathered for the check presentation Tuesday afternoon at the senior center at 1101 Bathtub Row, from left, BESC Executive Director Bernadette Lauritzen, LAMC Chief Financial Officer Jim McGonnell, LAMC Chief Executive Officer John Whiteside, BESC Transportation Director Karen McCool and LAMC Marketing Director Liz Alvarez. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Sixteen New Mexico Airports Receiving Makeovers

NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Aviation Division would like to recognize the state communities that will receive more than $7 million in grant installments from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to revamp 16 airport runways throughout the state.
 
The three largest airport improvement projects will take place in Santa Teresa, Farmington and Hobbs. Ninety percent of these projects will be federally funded, the remainder will come from State and local government dollars.
 
The FAA is awarding $3.18 billion in airport infrastructure grants across the United

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Deadline For Public Comment On STIP July 19

NMDOT News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Transportation strives to engage the public and invites them to comment on the state’s adoption of the FY2020-FY2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
 
The program will serve as the six year plan for the state’s proposed road, bridge and multimodal projects.
 
NMDOT has posted the 2020-2025 STIP plan online, to receive feedback on the federal and state highway projects, and other regional-specific projects taking place on local routes. The public is invited to share their comments online until July 19,

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‘UNASHAMED’ SALTeens 2019 Tour 7 P.M. Tuesday

COMMUNITY News:

SALTeens, which stands for “Singing and Living Truth,” will present the Gospel in music and drama at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Christian Church at 92 East Road.

SALTeens is a summer high school program of Dallas Christian College.

Students are selected by audition for voice, instrumentation and tech support. It is a lively, compelling performance. The Christian Church’s own Lauren Partin, who was a SALTeen for four years, is now on staff with SALTeens helping prepare this year’s performers.


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Scenes From 2019 Pet Palooza At Christian Church

Scenes from the 2019 Pet Palooza held June 11-13 at the Christian Church of Los Alamos at 92 East Road. The event featured farm animals, wild animals and pets. Some of the activities for the children included animal education, games, roping practice, horse rides, face painting, Bible stories, pinewood derby animal races and a green screen photo booth. Animal guests included horses, chickens, honey bees, an owl, kestrel, hawk, rabbit, geese, snakes and a pony. Photo by Daren Savage

Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage

Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church.


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Scenes From Local Young Life Organization

The local Young Life organization has a goal to introduce adolescents to Jesus and help them grow in their faith. This is done by building bridges of friendship and earning the right to be heard, sharing life and faith and allowing teens the opportunity to make an informed decision about who Jesus is. The programs are custom made for kids throughout their adolescent years. Young Life is the name of the organization and also the term used for the program with high school students. The program for middle school students is called WyldLife. The initiative for college and university students is called


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Introducing The Christian Church Of Los Alamos

From left, Sr. Pastor Doug Partin, Secretary Gretchen Kierstead and Associate Pastor/Youth Pastor Steve Bublitz at the Christian Church at 92 East Road. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Members of the Christian Church preparing for last week’s annual Pet Palooza Festival. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 
By Sr. Pastor Doug Partin
Christian Church of Los Alamos

You are invited to a place where everyone is welcome, and we look forward to meeting you.

On your visit, you can expect to find people who love the Lord, but people who are not perfect. You can expect to see people


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Fr. Glenn: Father’s Day

By Fr. Glenn Jones

A very happy and joy-filled and blessed Father’s Day to all you dads out there! (Is it “Fathers”,  “Father’s”, or “Fathers’”? Ah well … no matter.) What an honor you have to be entrusted with the care and teaching of God’s precious little ones—your children … those little images of God as we all are, but they with that innocence that we adults have most often lost but are called by Christ to emulate: “Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me…” (Matthew 18:4-5) 

To emulate the


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More Scenes From Farmers Market Thursday

Fresh vegetables were in big supply at the Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday in the parking lot at Mesa Public Library. Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Thursday and is a Los Alamos MainStreet program, which is part of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Native posole. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Pinto beans. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Soaps and lotions. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Peas and onions. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Super


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SFCC: Chaine des Rotisseurs Dinner June 20

SFCC News:
 
Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Santa Fe Chapter presents a fundraising dinner benefiting Cooking with Kids and SFCC Culinary Arts students at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Rooms, 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.
 
All chefs are inducted members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs:
 
  • Jerry Dakan, SFCC Lead Chef-Instructor
  • Peter O’Brien, Inn of the Anasazi
  • Charles Dale, Dalicious Concepts LLC
  • Fernando Olea, Sazón
  • Evan Doughty, Santa Fe Brewing Co.
  • Kyle Pacheco, Santa Fe School of Cooking
  • Jen Doughty, Jimmy D’s
  • Cristian Pontiggia, Sassella
  • David

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