Movie Night April 1 – Chocolat - Join us for movie night on Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m. in Perea Hall. The movie is Chocolat and is rated PG-13. Everyone is welcome and it’s free! Plan to stay for discussion after the movie, which is set in a small French village during the Lenten season. There’s much to discuss, including the . . .
Book Club Discussion, Saturday, March 12 - The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd Was Jesus married? We don’t read in Scripture that he was, but many scholars argue that he would have been, as an arranged marriage at a fairly early age was simply the way things were done in Jesus’ culture. Certainly, by the time he entered his public . . .
Lenten Season 2023 Book Study - As we move into the Lenten season in late February, Pastor Katie will schedule one or two more book discussions. Dates will be determined by the birth of Katie’s new granddaughter, who will be arriving sometime in February! Sue Monk Kidd’s novel The Book of Longings will guide one discussion. This novel imagines the story . . .
Reverse Advent Calendar - A Reverse Advent Calendar is an opportunity to set something aside each day during Advent that will be gifted to clients of the Samaritan House. The idea is to choose an Advent box in which to put the items listed in the calendar, below—one each day. You may want to wrap your box in Christmas . . .
Sunday Morning Class: Words of Love - Sunday Class for Adults and Youth: It is time to order the book for the next class series: Words of Love: A Healing Journey with the Ten Commandments by Eugenia Anne Gamble. The series runs from January 8 through February 19. Class will be at 9 a.m. See the January newsletter for an update. . . .
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The Store is Open - If you want to do one act that will have an impact on Social Justice, it could be as simple as purchasing coffee or other food items... . . .
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East Wing Renovation Plan - The East Wing doesn’t need much to make it a viable area for multiple uses. The East Wing Task Force will consider any suggestions that will make the space inviting to members and non-members who are looking for a gathering spot for meetings and other uses. Steps have already been taken to determine best use . . .
Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Each month, about 300 families benefit from the partnership between the Food Depot out of Santa Fe and the various Las Vegas agencies who have teamed up with this important resource. Currently the Food Depot is working with First United Presbyterian Church. The distribution events are coordinated by Karyl Lyne and Judy Long. On March . . .