Church Jottings 7/7/2018

Enjoy a refreshing spiritual oasis at Casas Adobes’ Taize Service on July 12 at 6:30.

First Congregational Albuquerque is holding one-on-one conversation training on July 17th at 7pm. What a great way to get to know people better!

Church of the Good Shepherd in Albuquerque is hosting the Youth Choir of Countryside UCC of Omaha, NE on July 12th at 7PM for a special concert.

MARVELOUS BROADWAY LIVE!  A tribute to the music of Broadway, from the 1910s to the 2010s, ranging from classics by Jerome Kern and Richard Rodgers to current hits. Two shows on Friday, July 20th, 1:30 & 7:30. Free! Congregational Church of the Valley

Rev Rock Fremont from Shepherd of the Hills has been invited to join the Attorney General’s Clergy Council. At the first meeting, the group took on the issue of the opioid crisis with a group created to look at policy suggestions and community engagement strategies.

The Good Shepherd UCC in Sahuarita is recruiting Spanish speakers to assist asylum seekers at the border. The Kino Border Initiative and The Florence Project are coordinating. Their first trip to the Nogales border will be July 14th. Want to volunteer? Contact Connie at

Church of the Good Shepherd in Albuquerque’s fellowship activity this month is a train trip to The Santa Fe Farmer’s Market on July 14th. Good fun and good eats!

Pastor Jocelyn Emerson of St Paul’s UCC is writing a blog entry a day this summer. Get to know this relatively new pastor in our conference by following her blog. 

First Church Phoenix is hosting “A Call to Conscience- How to make reproductive justice an act of faith” on July 15th from 1-3. Speakers will explore ways to strengthen interfaith activism that supports the rights of women and girls.

Church of the Painted Hills has called a new pastor, Rev Michael Lonergan, who will arrive in late September. Casas Adobes generously gifted $5000 to Painted Hills to assist in search and moving expenses.