Church Jottings 4/27/18

Compiled by Holly Herman from church newsletters

Not only were many of our church members out supporting #RedforEd, but Casas Adobes, Shepherd of the Hills, and Shadow Rock opened their doors to provide a safe place for kids during the walk out.

The Good Shepherd in Sahuarita is making over 400 sack lunches for kids during the school closures, coordinating with teachers and schools.

United Church of Sun City holds a healing service on the third Sunday of each month after worship. Anointing with oil and laying on of hands is available along with prayer. 

First Christian in Las Cruces, in conjunction with the local high school, grows an organic garden that supplies food, to among others, an agency supporting those with AIDS.

Taos UCC is mobilizing to take part in the Poor People’s Campaign in NM.

Desert Garden UCC has donated over 425 pounds of food YTD to the local food bank. Just think what the year end total might be!

Encanto collects loose change during its fellowship time and uses the money to support the Heifer Project. Their collection bowl is a china cow bank!

Speaking of Encanto, their pastor, Rev. Dr. Gloria Smith, was just honored by the NAACP with their Freedom Fund Award in Religion.

Beatitudes is moving their worship time to 10 a.m. starting May 20.