First and foremosts...
(1) Father Dan is on vacation, returning Aug 11. Please keep the Tutons in your prayers for safe travels, peace and restoration.
(2) Last Sunday Loose Plate Offering, as usual, is designated to go to the Rector's Discretionary Fund.
(3) Men's Monthly Fellowship meets Tuesday Aug 01. This month, they will meet for the meal at 6:00 PM. Following the men's meal (at 7:00 PM), special guest Pastor Eze Chiedozie will give a presentation about his work with the Navajo tribe youth and his knowledge of the East African Revival. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HIS PRESENTATION.
(4) Weekly Bible Study (FOR ALL) starts up Tuesday Sep 05 (and each Tuesday during the school year) from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Adrienne Perner Visiting Center. TOPIC: The Temple in the City of God: II Samuel -- continuing the story of Kind David from I Samuel. Please join us in this exciting study of God's ongoing desire to live among his people. Anyone wishing to catch up on our study of I Samuel from last year may request a summary. For more information, contact Elizabeth Baca at 604-0412 or at Leezbet75@yahoo.com.
(5) SAVE THE DATE -- SUNDAY Sep 24 when we'll be celebration of Father Dan's 10th Anniversary at Hope !! We're having a pot luck celebration luncheon following the service.
(6) PLEASE RETRIEVE YOUR BELONGINGS !! Kitchen items and other items -- in the Adrienne Perner Visiting Center.
(7) Hope Wish List... We need a box of black MEDIUM POINT ink pens -- and we will shortly need a case of 8-1/2 x 14 paper. THANK YOU !!
(8) Abundant Life Retreats 2018: Our Great God. Three women's retreats are scheduled for 2018 to be held at the Canossian Spiritual Center (5625 Isleta Blvd SW). Cost per retreat weekend = $225 (check payable to Hope in the Desert with retreat date/s noted on the memo line. Dates are JAN 12-14, APR 20-22 and SEP 7-9. Applications for all three retreats will be available on our website or from the Church office in mid to late September and will be accepted by the Church beginning 2017 Oct 01. For more information, contact Grace Roybal at 323-8161 or at email@example.com.
(9) 2017 Bible Challenge...
-- Jul 31 (Psalm 139)
-- Aug 01 (Psalm 140)
-- Aug 02 (Psalm 141)
-- Aug 03 (Psalm 142)
-- Aug 04 (Psalm 143)
Our regular programming...
(1) Sunday Eucharist -- Sunday Jul 30 at 10:00 AM.
(2) Intercessory Prayer Group meets each Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM downstairs in Classroom A. For those interested, there will be a study & discussion time devoted to Exploring Intercessory Prayer from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM. For more information, contact Dotty Ruthven at 270-1332.
(3) 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