Firsts and foremosts...
(1) Women of the Gospel Witness Jesus will be enacted tomorrow (Friday Apr 07) at Hope. Admission: Free will offering.
(2) Palm Crosses being made by the Daughters of the King and the Women's Monthly Fellowship (and anyone else who would like to join in to help!!) on Saturday, Apr 08 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Bring a small pair of scissors.
(3) Red has leftover vacation days from last year... she'd like to take off Tuesday Apr 18 through Friday Apr 21. Need someone to volunteer for each of those days from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (or split a day with someone else!). Please let her know as soon as possible! Thank you!
(4) Easter Lilies... This Sunday Apr 09 is the last day to put in a lily donation for Easter Sunday. The envelopes are in the entry hall or some at the end of each pew.
(5) Birthday/Anniversary Sunday is this Sunday Apr 09 -- if your birthday or anniversary falls in April, come for a blessing (and a piece of cake).
(6) NO MEETINGS THIS WEEK for weekly Bible Study OR Prayer Group.
(7) Maundy Thursday Service next Thursday Apr 13 at 7:00 PM (optional foot washing).
(8) Good Friday Stations of the Cross... next Friday Apr 14 at 12:00 PM
(9) Hope for the Hungry -- The Rock... our time for this month is scheduled for next Friday Apr 15 from 11:00 AM to about 1:30 PM. For more information, contact Gail Hartman at 797-7107.
(10) Good Friday Service... next Friday Apr 14 at 7:00 PM
(11) The Great Vigil of Easter Candlelight Service... 7:30 PM next Saturday Apr 15.
-- PLEASE TAKE CARE with candle drippings... it is difficult and time-consuming to remove wax drippings from the pew seats and the carpeting. The person holding the LIGHTED candle should keep the holder UPRIGHT -- one one who WANTS the candle lighted should tip it to the flame!!
(12) 2017 Bible Challenge...
-- April 10 (Psalm 71)
-- April 11 (Psalm 72
-- April 12 (Psalm 73)
-- April 13 (Psalm 74)
-- April 14 (Psalm 75)
Our regular programming...
(1) Palm Sunday Eucharist Service this Sunday Apr 09 at 10:00 AM when we will first process around the church (with all the children)
-- Youth Group meets downstairs in Classroom D at 9:00 AM (they will NOT meet either on Easter Sunday OR on Apr 30)
-- Children's Sunday School meets downstairs in Classroom E IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE PROCESSION AROUND THE CHURCH.
(2) AA Open Step Study meets each Wednesday from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM downstairs in Classroom B.
Hope+in+the+Desert is an intergenerational, Christ-centered community that welcomes everyone, no matter where you are in your spiritual search. I trust that you will feel God's joyful presence in our church and in its people.
Fr. Dan Tuton, Rector
Holy Eucharist, 10:00am
Children's Sunday School, 9:45AM
Youth Group, 9:00AM (Classroom D)
Child care provided
Hope In The Desert, Episcopal Church
8700 Alameda Blvd. NE (Hope Plaza)
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Office: (505) 830-0572
Fax: (505) 821-3116
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm