"Love God, Love Neighbor, Love Creation."
Interfaith Community Shelter Week
United Church of Santa Fe's week at the Interfaith Shelter is Sunday, March 9 - Saturday, March 15. We are asking volunteers to provide food and/or volunteer at the shelter. Please look for the sign-up boards in the Community Room. Questions? Contact Brandon (988-3295).
St. Elizabeth Shelter
Tuesday, March 18 at 5:30 pm
This month's dinner at St. Elizabeth Shelter is Tuesday, Marc18 at 5:30 pm. We are always in need of extra hands (and food)! If you are interested in helping please sign-up in the Community Room or contact Brandon (988-3295). Last month, 20 adults served and/or prepared food for 35 guests at St. Elizabeth Shelter.
Due to the increased response to St. Elizabeth Shelter, we are currently organizing another opportunity to serve at Casa Familia, the shelter for women and children. Please watch the newsletter and bulletin for further information.
Park Clean-Up Part of Environmental Weekend
Saturday, March 22 at 12 pm
As part of the Faith and the Environment Weekend, all are invited to join in the park cleanup on Saturday, March 22nd. We will meet at United at 12 pm following the workshops and morning session. Lunch is provided. Questions? Contact Brandon (988-3295).
Desert Faith Report
All the attention for March is on a good turn-out for the splendid Faith & Environment Weekend, March 21 - 23, with the Rowthorns. All three days are for everyone--including children! Everyone can "Sing, Pray, Act for the Earth!" Recruit with enthusiasm! You and those you bring along will not be disappointed! Our next Desert Faith Team meeting is Thursday, March 26 from 5 to 7 pm.
One Great Hour of Sharing
Sunday, March 30
One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) is the refugee, relief and development offering of the United Church of Christ. The offering benefits people through health, education, agricultural, and emergency relief initiatives in 138 countries. The offering is part of United Church of Santa Fe's Outreach Ministry. Please make checks out to the United Church of Santa Fe with "OGHS" in the memo line.
Tuesday, April 15, 10 am - 12 noon
We meet at United to crochet and knit items for our Outreach (teen families, Esperanza, Hospice, etc.). New members and everyone welcome! Please contact Mary Noonan for more information (986-8809).
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?”