"Love God, Love Neighbor, Love Creation."
Compassionate Christmas Gifts
What kind of holiday gift are you looking for this year?
United Church of Santa Fe is offering gifts that are tangible expressions of love for this world. By purchasing one of the following gifts you will offer God's gift of love while supporting United's ongoing commitment to reaching out beyond United. Gifts available:
- Purchase an overnight backpack for a child at Solace $25
- Purchase a gas card for a client at Esperanza $15
- Provide a disaster relief blanket through Church World Service $5
- Support a guest at St. Elizabeth Shelter $50
- Provide a Scholarship for the Youth Service Trip $25
- Purchase a book for an elementary student in Santa Fe $10
- Purchase a share to support the Creation Care Garden $10
- Purchase the book Animal Companions, Animal People to support the Pastoral Counseling Center $10
- Equal Exchange coffee and chocolate will also be available
Contributions also accepted online
St. Elizabeth Shelter
Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm
This month's dinner at St. Elizabeth Shelter is Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm. We always welcome extra hands (and food)! If you would like to help, please sign-up in the Community Room or contact Brandon (988-3295). Last month, 12 adults served and/or prepared food for 32 guests at St. Elizabeth Shelter.
Communities in Schools (Formerly Salazar/Agua Fria Partnership)
Faith in Action!
Communities in Schools welcomes volunteers to help in the classroom, facilitate reading groups, and provide support in many areas (math, reading, social studies, etc.). It is one way to support public education in Santa Fe and impact the lives of children and youth. If you are interested in volunteering please pick-up a volunteer form in the Community Room and contact Brandon (988-3295).
Intergenerational Mission Trip
April 5-10, 2014
The 2014 Intergenerational Mission Trip to the Navajo Nation is scheduled during the Santa Fe Public Schools Spring Break. The trip includes service, education, and outdoor recreation. It's a trip that is focused on building relationships across generations, while serving a community in the Southwest.
We will stay at the Good Shepherd Mission sharing in worship, service, and reflection.
• Cost: $325
• Registration and deposit ($165) are due on Friday, January 10.
If interested, please contact Brandon (988-3295).
United also advocates for human rights for GLBT persons and immigrants, the environment and other concerns.
Many members serve on nonprofit boards including our Senior Minister, Talitha Arnold, who currently serves on the Bioethics Committee for St. Vincent’s Hospital, the Alumni Board of Yale Divinity School, and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. She was a founding member of the city Children’s and Youth Commission, President of Habitat for Humanity, and the Ministerial Alliance. Associate Minister Brandon Johnson serves on the Salazar Partnership Board and the Interfaith Leadership Alliance.
“... but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?”