Firsts and foremosts:
(1) Hope for the Hungry: The Storehouse -- this Sunday is Storehouse Sunday here at Hope. We're collecting canned proteins, diapers (sizes 2-3-4), baby food and cash or checks (payable to Hope) to be donated to The Storehouse. We're also collecting clothing.
(2) This Sunday is YOUTH SUNDAY when the Hope youth will act as ushers/usherettes, readers and leaders for the Prayers of the People.
(3) Children's Sunday School and the Nursery need volunteers !! AND, beginning with the Fall 2017 school year, we need volunteers to act as our Youth Group leaders !! If the Lord places either of these ministries on your heart, contact us !!
(4) Men's Monthly Fellowship & Bible Study meets Tuesday Feb 07 from 6:15 (for dinner) to 8:00 PM in the Adrienne Perner Visiting Center. Cost for dinner = $5.00. Sign up to attend (signup sheet in the entry hall).
(5) Hope for the Hungry: The Rock at Noonday -- we'll be serving lunch on Friday Feb 10 from 11:30 AM to about 1:30 PM. We're also collecting toiletries and bath linens (towels, etc.).
(6) Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper is set for Tuesday Feb 28 from 5:40 PM to 6:45 PM. Cost = $5.00 adult, $3.00 age 15 & under or $15.00/family. Be sure to SIGN UP TO ATTEND and receive a ticket to possibly win one of the two door prizes to be awarded !!
(7) Memorial Services:
-- Carol Smith -- Saturday Feb 04 at 3:00 PM at Central United Methodist Church (201 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque 87106)
-- Jack Perner -- Saturday Feb 11 at 1:00 PM here at Hope
(8) Photographs for our upcoming Church Pictorial Directory -- If you would like, Linda Owens will be available for the next 3 Sundays (Feb 05 - 12 - 19) to take family photos from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM and following the service until 12:00 PM.
(9) Brotherhood of St. Andrew Retreat will be held at the Bosque Center from Thursday Feb 09 (4:00 PM) through lunch on Saturday Feb 11. For more information, contact Rev. Tom Bates at (575) 538-5076 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(10) Women of the Gospel Witness Jesus -- blocking rehearsal focusing on Act I is scheduled for Sunday Feb 05 and focusing on Act III is scheduled for Sunday Feb 12. Both rehearsals will go from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM abd both rehearsals are for all cast members.
(11) 2017 Bible Challenge -- readings for next week:
-- Feb 06 (Psalm 26)
-- Feb 07 (Psalm 27)
-- Feb 08 (Psalm 28)
-- Feb 09 (Psalm 29)
-- Feb 10 (Psalm 30)
Our regular programming...
(1) Sunday Eucharist -- 10:00 AM Sunday Feb 05
-- Youth Group meets at 9:00 AM downstairs in Classroom D
-- Children's Sunday School meets at 9:45 AM downstairs in Classroom E
(2) Weekly Bible Study (David: More than a Conqueror) will meet on Tuesday Feb 07 at 10:00 AM in the Adrienne Perner Visiting Center.
(3) Prayer Group meets each Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM downstairs in Classroom A.
(4) 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