Lifestyles

Governor, DOH Answer Faith-Based Community Questions

STATE News:
SANTA FE – New Mexico’s faith-based organizations, working together with schools, businesses, healthcare systems, and state, local and tribal health departments, play an important role in slowing the spread of COVID-19, especially among high-risk populations.
With Passover and Holy Week approaching and Ramadan soon after that, the following questions and answers are intended to help faith leaders keep their communities together while abiding by the state’s public health orders:
Q: How can we hold a religious ceremony and still adhere to social distancing and crowd sizes? 

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Virtual Egg Hunt Hosted By Freedom Church Los Alamos

FREEDOM CHURCH News:

With Easter coming up and egg hunts being cancelled let’s hunt eggs a different way. Freedom Church in Los Alamos is hosting “The Great Los Alamos Egg Hunt”, quarantine-style where kids and their families will decorate and display an egg of their own.

Eggs must be a minimum of 1 foot tall by 8 inches wide and can be colored, painted, made with paper, etc. Families will then hop into their cars to see how many eggs  they can find.

Egg designs can be displayed starting immediately.

The actual hunt begins at Noon on Wednesday, April 8 and end at 9 p.m., Saturday,


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County Traffic Alert: Crack Sealing On North and South San Ildefonso Road And North Mesa Road Begins Wednesday

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Public Works Traffic & Streets Division begins a pavement preservation project along North and South San Ildefonso Road and on North Mesa Road.

Work hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work is anticipated to be completed by the end of April, weather permitting.

A flagging operation will be used to move vehicles safely through the work zone. Vehicle traffic is urged to slow down and obey all traffic control devices.

Los Alamos County Public Works is committed to the safety of the traveling public and thanks you in advance for your patience and cooperation


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Scenes From Bethlehem Church Palm Sunday Procession

Bethlehem Church Pastor Nicole Ferry and her husband Ray prepare for the Palm Sunday Procession through Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Bethlehem Church Pastor Scott Thalacker shows enthusiasm Sunday as the procession prepares to get underway. Courtesy/BELC

Separated by her window, resident Joyce Eyster raises her hand to touch Pastor Nicole Ferry’s hand during the procession event Sunday that passed by Sombrillo and Aspen Ridge. Eyster is the oldest member of Bethlehem Church. ‘Joyce turned 99 years old last month and just seeing her face brought me great joy,’ Pastor


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Governor Issues Rules For Vehicle Sales During Pandemic

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

STATE News:

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has authorized automobile sales by small dealers on an appointment basis utilizing strict social distancing practices during the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order.

Additionally, online/Internet sales by all licensed New Mexico motor vehicle dealers are allowed.

“This is great news for New Mexicans,” said Marc Powell, CEO of the New Mexico Independent Automobile Dealers Association. “New Mexico’s transportation system is built around the automobile. There are more than 1,000 small independent car dealers in every city and


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Posts From The Road: World Famous Crochet Museum

Exterior View: An exterior view of the side of this small rectangular building reveals the drive up window which was used when the building was a photo processing lab drop off. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Exterior Entrance: This view shows the entrance on the end of the tiny building. I don’t know why the croquet set sits outside but perhaps someone thought they were donating to a croquet museum, not a crochet museum! Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost/com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

While we are all staying at home during the pandemic, the next few Posts From the


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Crosswalk Improvement Project On Alta Vista Between Cerrillos Road And St. Francis Begins Monday

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Transportation would like to inform the traveling public that construction will begin Monday, April 6, on Alta Vista, between Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Road in Santa Fe.

Improvements include new pedestrian flashing beacons at the upgraded crosswalks along with ADA improvements.

Work is expected to be complete by May 30.

Visit www.nmroads.com for updates and alerts. All work is weather permitted.


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Fr. Glenn: Choose

By Fr. Glenn Jones

As is often said, crises bring out the best and the worst in people. We’ve seen this in spades over the last few week with the whole world scrambling with the COVID-19 situation—certainly a situation quite unique in most people’s lifetimes, especially in the so-called first-world countries. It certainly makes one appreciate modern medicine all the more and the eradication of so many deadly diseases in many parts of the world … as well as renewing our sympathy for those who continue to struggle with less-than-modern medicine.

In this time, two starkly contrasting personality


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Community Invited To Join Bethlehem Church In SAFE Palm Sunday Procession Through Los Alamos 11 A.M. April 5

Courtesy/BELC  

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church News:

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church will conduct a Palm Sunday Procession (SAFE in vehicles!!!) Sunday, April 5 through Los Alamos. 

The procession begins promptly at 11 a.m. in front of the church at 2390 North Road (near Mountain School), proceeding through town and ending at Sombrillo. The plan is to include signs and sounds of this Holy Season.

The body of Christ is still one, though scattered. To find out more about Bethlehem’s creative adaptations for worship, resources and contact info, visit www.bethluth.com


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