Events

Joyce Litherland Memorial Service - A celebration of Joyce’s life was held at First United Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas at 10 a.m. on Saturday the 22nd of May 2021, with inurnment of remains following in the church’s columbarium. Virtual attendance at the service via the First United Presbyterian Church’s Zoom was suggested for all but family in order to . . .

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The Hope of Glory — Sunday Class Series June 13 – July 18 - The Sunday morning Bible-based class for youth and adults will be discussing The Hope of Glory:  Reflections on the last words of Jesus from the Cross by Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize winning Biographer of George HW Bush, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, and The Soul of America, American Gospel among others. The Carolyn T. and Robert . . .

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Let the Rivers Run - Presbyterian Giving Catalog helps New Mexico congregation to support life-giving water initiatives by Emily Enders Odom, Mission Engagement & Support | Special to Presbyterian News Servicehttps://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/let-the-rivers-run/ LOUISVILLE — Originating high atop Elk Mountain, the Gallinas River flows southeast through upper Gallinas Canyon past Montezuma’s hot springs straight through the heart of Las Vegas, New Mexico . . .

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Pandemic in Perspective — Sunday Class Series April 11 – June 6 - The Sunday morning Bible-based class for youth and adults is discussing two books by leading Old and New Testament scholars designed to put the current pandemic in a faith perspective. (No class on May 30). The books are Virus as a Summons to Faith: Reflections in a Time of Loss, Grief and Uncertainty by Walter Brueggemann, and God . . .

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Lenten Book Discussion - One of our charges as a Matthew 25 church is to work toward eradicating systemic poverty.  As we try to better understand poverty, we will discuss the book Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh.  This memoir explores generational poverty among folks living in our country’s “breadbasket.”  . . .

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Lenten Study: Are We There yet? Pilgrimage in the Season of Lent - Our Sunday morning class during Lent is the book Are We There yet? Pilgrimage in the Season of Lent. Join us at 9:15 a.m. each Sunday on Zoom using the “Join us” button on the home page or this link. Each week’s chapter in this book is written by a different author or two, describing . . .

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Looking Beyond the Blinders to See Everyone - A Free Zoom Lecture Series First United Presbyterian Church is hosting a series of lectures during Lent. Pastor Katie Palmer explains the series goal: “We want people to reflect on the many ills of the world especially racism, poverty and addiction as well as to encourage them to reflect on their own deep, personal spiritual . . .

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One Great Hour of Sharing offering - in a world of disaster, hunger, and oppression Millions of people lack access to sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education, and opportunity. The three programs supported by One Great Hour of Sharing – Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People – all work in different ways to serve individuals and . . .

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Office Manager Position Open - First United Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas NM is looking for an Office Manager, part time, 20 hr/week. 8:30-1:30, M-Th Vital, busy church. Need to multi task, have extensive computer skills and ability to work with people Send cover letter and resume to fupc.nm@gmail.com and apply online here. Read the job description here. . . .

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