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Border Ministries Summit
About 60 people attended the summit held Nov. 16-18 at the El Paso Marriott, which was organized by the Rev. Paul Moore, who chairs the Rio Grande Diocese’s Borderland Ministries. To read the Episcopal News Service article, click here.
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Border Ministries Summit
Simple accompaniment to hymns and service music. Guitar or electric piano (available in the church) would be great. Email email@example.com for more information.
Nov 27, 2018 – Dec 31, 2018
Collecting books for two events: the Christmas time book gifting and the general book fair in which books are given according to age and ability. Accepting books in good to excellent condition. Call Mother Madelynn Johnston at 505 425-8479 (church) or 505 780-0801 (cell).
Dec 06, 2018 – Dec 20, 2018
Advent Lecture Series
Three interlocking lectures by Professor Redford held Thursdays beginning December 6. Bruce Redford is University Professor Emeritus, Boston University. For more info, click here.
Jan 18, 2019
One Woman Show
No charge to attend, registration encouraged. Held from 7:00-8:30p.m, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 5301 Ponderosa NE ABQ. For more info, click here.
Dec 15, 2018: Sip and Sing
Held at the Canteen Brewhouse, 2381 Aztec Rd. NW, Alb. Sponsored by St. Chad's. Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6 pm to 7 pm.
Dec 08, 2018 – Dec 15, 2018: Comfort Backpacks
Two events: one in NE Deanery and one in NW Deanery on Dec. 8 and Dec. 15 respectively. For more info, click here.
Dec 07, 2018: 2nd Annual Christmas Open House
Dec. 7 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Live Music, Hors d’oeuvres. 7855 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. RSVP 505-980-5371 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec 02, 2018: Advent Carols and Lessons
Held at the Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver Ave. SW. Advent readings and carols by composers including Bob Chilcott, Anton Bruckner, Philip Moore, Jonathan Dove, and New Mexico composer Frederick Frahm.
Nov 03, 2018: Ordination and Consecreation
Will be held Saturday, November 3 at 11 am at First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102. The Transition Team continues to finalize details. In the meantime, you may use the Contact the Transition Team form on the DRG Transition Team website (www.DRGBishopTransition.org) should you have questions.
Nov 03, 2018 – Nov 04, 2018: Youth Fall Fun Retreat
November 3-4. Register at https://secure-q.net/EventQ/Event/Info?OrgID=BishopsRidge&EventID=4220
Oct 14, 2018: A Eucharist for the LGBTQ+ Community and our Allies
Oct 13, 2018: Conference - Stopping Human Trafficking
For more info and to register for a free ticket: https://www.roadblocknm.com/
Oct 13, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018: 25th Anniversary of Holy Family, Santa Fe
With reflections based on the book "The Ragamuffin Gospel." Call 505-424-0095 for more info.
Oct 07, 2018: Blessing of the Animals
Bring your pets.
Sep 29, 2018: Craft Fair
Sep 28, 2018: Annual Scheffler Lecture
At Holy Faith, Santa Fe on Friday, September 28th at 3pm in Palen Hall. The speaker is Alan Jones, the retired Dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. Dr. Jones is a prominent lecturer, educator, and a prolific writer and, as well as being an honorary Canon of Chartres Cathedral, he was awarded the OBE in 2002. Refreshments will precede the lecture on the 28th.
Sep 15, 2018: TO BE RESCHEDULED Anti-Racism Training
This training is mandatory for all clergy. Lay are also invited and strongly encouraged to attend.
Sep 09, 2018: A Eucharist for the LGBTQ+ Community and our Allies
Sep 08, 2018: Celebration of New Ministry
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10 am at All Saints, El Paso. Reception to follow. Clergy: White Stoles
Aug 24, 2018 – Aug 26, 2018: Serenity Retreat
Held at the Bosque Center August 24-26. For more information, click here.
Aug 24, 2018 – Aug 25, 2018: 11th Order of St. Luke Conference
August 24 & 25 at First Presbyterian Church, Alpine, TX. For more information, click here.
Aug 22, 2018: Bears Ears: Sacred and Threatened
Wednesday, August 22, 7-9 pm at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Albuquerque.
Aug 18, 2018 – Sep 09, 2018: Deputies Present on the 79th General Convention
Aug 17, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018: Bible Women Inspire Our Lives
Aug 12, 2018: Blessing of the Backpacks
Bring your backpack, briefcase, laptop, etc. Kiddos, college students, teachers come on down.
Aug 11, 2018 – Sep 08, 2018: Luther-bury
Sundays: TODOS, Multicultural, Multigenerational, Multisensory, 5 PM Dinner, 6 PM Worship, at St. Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 425 University, Alb. Wednesdays: 5 - 7 PM, Meal, Scripture and Communion at Luther House, 108 Las Lomas Rd NE, Abq.
Jul 21, 2018: NW Deanery Summer Meeting
Registration at 9:30 a.m., with the meeting convening at 10 am and concluding at 2 p.m. Call Mother Kristin Kopren for more info at 505-281-7722.
Jul 21, 2018: Migration & the Future of Our Border Communities
Jul 20, 2018: March with Bishop Vono
7 pm on Friday, July 20 beginning at Cleveland Square, Downtown El Paso to St. Patrick's Cathedral. Bishop Mark Seitz of the Roman Catholic Diocese of El Paso has invited us to stand with those of all faiths to pray in vigil and march to demonstrate our support for migrants at the Border. For more info, click here.
Jul 07, 2018: Holy Hikes
1.5 hour hike over easy terrain on Saturday, July 7th at 9:30 am. Meet at the west entrance to Tingley Beach, near the duck pond. Sponsored by St. Chad's, Albuquerque. For more information, contact Mark at email@example.com or 505-856-9200.
Jul 06, 2018: Root for the Home Team!
Join your fellow Episcopalians as the 'Topes' take on the Tacoma Rainiers. For more information, contact Fr. Chuck Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or 247.1581 ext 104.
Jun 30, 2018: Celebration of New Ministry
Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 6 pm. 6280 Los Robles, El Paso, Texas. Clergy: White Stoles
Jun 29, 2018: Ordination
Friday, June 29 at 6:30 pm at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2903 Cabezon Blvd. SE, Rio Rancho. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall. Clergy: Red Stoles
Jun 22, 2018: Seniors' Spring Get-Together with the Bishop
Friday, June 22 from 11 am to 1 pm at St. Alban's, 1810 Elm Street, El Paso. RSVP to Toye at email@example.com or 505-881-0636.
Jun 14, 2018: Monthly Meeting of Police Oversight Board
For more information, contact the Rev. Susan Allison-Hatch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-914-0250
Jun 04, 2018 – Jun 07, 2018: Vacation Bible School
June 4-7, 5:30pm-7:30 pm at St. Michael and All Angels, Albuquerque. Volunteers needed, with childcare available for volunteers. To register, click here.
May 30, 2018 – Jun 09, 2018: LGBTQ+ Pride month
May 19, 2018: Listening Session
The Diocese of the Rio Grande is a proud member of the APD Forward coalition. The coalition is facilitating a listening session between the public and the search committee for the new chief on Saturday, May 19 from 1 to 3 pm at the Albuquerque Convention Center Picuris/Sandia/Santa Ana Rooms. As many people as possible are needed to make their voices heard about this pivotal moment in our city's history.
May 18, 2018: Golf Tournament
Four-person best ball held at Marty Sanchez' Links de Santa Fe on May 18. For more info, click here.
May 06, 2018: Blessing of the Bikes
7:30-9:00 am on Sunday, May 6. For more info, click here.
Apr 24, 2018: The Colorful Career of Gustave Baumann
Free presentation on Gustave Baumann on April 24th at 3 p.m. in Palen Hall at The Church of the Holy Faith, Santa Fe. Questions, call Donna, (505) 982-4447.
Apr 22, 2018: Diocesan Choral Evensong
To be held at 5 pm on Sunday, April 22 at Trinity on the Hill, 3900 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos. Maxine Thevenot, Director of Music and Organist, Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque to lead Evensong. For more info, click here.
Apr 14, 2018: Benefit Event
A New Mexico Conference of Churches Benefit Event with hospitality, dinner and program. For more info and tickets, click here.
Apr 14, 2018: Institution of New Rector
Saturday, April 14 at 10 am at Holy Spirit, El Paso. RSVP by April 5. For more info, click here.
Apr 08, 2018: LGBTQ+ Eucharist
Mar 30, 2018: Urban Way of the Cross
On Good Friday, March 30 at 9 am beginning and ending at Immaculate Conception Church, 619 Copper NW. For more info, click here.
Mar 20, 2018: Suicide Prevention Workshop
Tuesday, March 20 from 1-3 pm at St. Chad's Episcopal Church, 7171 Tennyson St. NE, Alb. Workshop with psychologist and mental health expert Dr. Heather Wood. RSVP to email@example.com .
Feb 28, 2018 – Mar 26, 2018: 2018 Lent Bible Study
An Ecumenical Bible Study for the Churches of NM Based on the Revised Common Lectionary. Held on Monday nights from 6:30-8 pm beginning February 26 at St. Paul Lutheran Church-Fellowship Hall
1100 Indian School Road NE, Abq. For more info, click here.
Feb 25, 2018: Celebrate a New Ministry
At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, February 25. Holy Family is located at 10 Bisbee Court, Santa Fe. For clergy, white stoles are appropriate.
Feb 21, 2018 – Mar 21, 2018: The Gift of Years
An exploration for all ages on the journey towards spiritual maturity. Lent Wednesdays from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm at St. Chad's, Albuquerque. For more info, click here.
Feb 21, 2018 – Mar 28, 2018: To Praise Thy Name
A Seminar-like Formation experience with Professor Bruce Redford Wednesdays in Lent beginning on February 21 6pm to 8 pm at the Cathedral of St. John. Cathedral Library Space is limited, sign up or RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 18, 2018 – May 05, 2018: Come Follow Me
Weekly meditations for all members of the Diocese of the Rio Grande. For more info, click here.
Feb 16, 2018 – Feb 18, 2018: Snow Slam 2018
Held President's Day Weekend in Ruidoso, NM. For more info, click here.
Feb 11, 2018: Installation of New Rector
The Church of the Holy Cross, Edgewood is pleased to announce and invite you to the installation of their new Rector, the Rev. Kristin C. Kopren, on Sunday, February 11, at 2 p.m.
Feb 09, 2018: Albuquerque Faith Leaders Luncheon
Held on Friday, February 9th from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Marriott Pyramid Hotel. The cost for the luncheon is $16. If you can not afford the luncheon, but would like to attend, email Paul Jew at
email@example.com to request a scholarship. To register, click here.
Jan 31, 2018 – Mar 13, 2018: Call for Entry
Variations on White: Impressions, Improvisations, & Compositions from February 2 through April 1, 2018. Artists may submit up to 5 pieces before January 31. For more info, click here.
Jan 27, 2018: Stephen Ministry Workshop
Learn how to listen and care for others in a distinctively Christian manner. The workshop is on January 27 from 9 am to 1 pm with registration starting at 8 am. Cost is $15 per person or $50 for a group of four or more from the same congregation. For more info or to register call (314) 428-2600 or register online by clicking here.
Jan 20, 2018: Silent Retreat
All invited. Having an established Centering Prayer practice is not required. Instruction will be provided. Check-in and a continental breakfast begin at 8:30 am. Silence begins at 9 and ends at 12 noon. No charge, donations appreciated. Questions? Call Pam Cook at 386-5988.
Jan 09, 2018 – Jan 21, 2018: LGBTQ+ Eucharist
This is the time for all people who are interested in equality for all God's creation to unite.
With one voice, let us proclaim the Good News of the Gospel and tell the world we insist every person be treated with dignity and respect. The preacher will be Rev. Deborah Hill. The Eucharist will be Sunday, January 21, at 6:00 pm at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 431 Richmond Place NE., Albuquerque. A potluck dinner will follow.
Jan 03, 2018 – Jan 05, 2018: 12th Day of Christmas Concert
Held at the Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque. 6:00 pm pre-concert Lecture by Oliver Prezant, 7:00 pm Concert by Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico Chatter, David Felberg, concertmaster. For info and tickets, click here.
Jan 03, 2018 – Jan 12, 2018: Young Adult Service Corps
Young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps. Application deadline is January 12. For more info, click here.
Jan 03, 2018 – Jan 31, 2018: Roanridge Trust
For more info, click here.
Jan 03, 2018 – Mar 13, 2018: 2018 SUMMA Camp
Open to high school students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2018. Application deadline June 1. For more info, click here.
Jan 03, 2018 – Mar 02, 2018: 2018 United Thank Offering Grant Application
Application deadline is March 2. For more info, click here.
Dec 11, 2017: Honoring Chaplain Ted Howden
Four locations across New Mexico. For this and other information, click here.
Dec 09, 2017: Episcopal Veterans Fellowship
For more information on this event held at St. Chad's, Albuquerque click here.
Dec 09, 2017: Craft Fair
Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9am-3pm
Dec 08, 2017: First Annual Christmas Open House
December 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 7855 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM. Live Music. Hors d’oeuvres.RSVP to Christopher at 505-980-5371 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec 03, 2017: St. Nicholas Celebration
A night of craft activities, cookie decorating, St. Nicholas stories, a potluck dinner and fellowship on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 4-7 pm. A $5-10 donation/family the night of the event to help cover event costs appreciated. Sign up at your church or RSVP to Leslea Lehoucq at email@example.com.
Dec 03, 2017: Greening of the Church
Sunday, December 3rd at 10:30 am, Holy Family Episcopal Church in Santa Fe will celebrate the annual Greening of the Church, Advent One service. The Turquoise Trail Baroque is a chamber orchestra that specializes in the repertoire and performance practice of the 17th and early 18th centuries.
Dec 02, 2017: Potluck and Cookie Exchange
Bring a favorite potluck dish, a couple dozen cookies (store bought or home-made) and donations for Women's Circle of Empowerment or Borderlands Ministry. Click here for suggested donations.
Nov 30, 2017: Celebrate the Feast of St. Andrew
This service is especially for members of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew (BStA), but everyone is invited. Following the service, members and prospective members of the Brotherhood will meet to begin the process of forming a Northern Assembly, which would divide the diocese into two regions and make it easier to carry out the Brotherhood's mission.
Nov 29, 2017 – Dec 13, 2017: Forgiveness Reconciliation
Wednesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm at Lourdes Hall [part of the Roman Catholic Diocesan complex], 4060 St. Joseph Place, NW, Albuquerque. The class will look at scripture as the foundation of this process of forgiving and being forgiving, and as a lifestyle expressing the heart of the Gospels. Price is $10. Those interested cancome to Lourdes Hall for the opening class at 6:20 pm or pre-register with Office of Formation for Christian Service 505-831-8178 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 19, 2017: Eucharist for LGBTQ+ Community and Allies
Nov 18, 2017 – Nov 19, 2017: Hollyberry Arts & Crafts Fair
Over 30 vendors Nov. 18-19. Vendor registration open through Oct. 16. For more info, click here.
Nov 18, 2017: Centering Prayer Retreat
A half-day Silent Retreat will be held on Saturday, November 18 from 8:30 am to 12 noon, in the St. James Fellowship Hall located at 510 N. 6th St at Ave A in Alpine. This event is open to the entire community at no charge, but donations are welcome. For information, contact Pam Cook at email@example.com or call 432-386-5988.
Nov 17, 2017 – Nov 18, 2017: Exploring the Sabbath Retreat
The Women’s Ministry of the Diocese of the Rio Grande invites all women, lay and ordained, to the Exploring Sabbath Retreat on November 17-18 at the Bosque Center. For more info, click here.
Nov 08, 2017 – Nov 11, 2017: Arts & Crafts Fair
For more info about this event on Saturday, Nov. 11, click here.
Nov 08, 2017 – Dec 20, 2017: Advent Dinners
For information about these advent dinners and learning beginning Nov. 29, click here.
Nov 08, 2017 – Nov 11, 2017: Concert of Remembrance
For more information about this event at St. John's Cathedral, click here.
Oct 28, 2017: Canterbury Craft Fair
Vendor application deadline is Oct. 21. Craft fair is Oct. 28. For more info, click here.
Oct 27, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017: Youth Navajoland Trip
Worship, Learn & Serve in Navajoland from Friday, Oct. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 29. Open to Middle/High School Youth. Sponsored by Albuqerque DRG churches. For more info, click here.
Oct 27, 2017 – Oct 28, 2017: Weekend of Benedictine Spirituality
Sr. Mary Donald Corcoran, O.S.B. Cam, will give the talk "Truly to Seek God" on Friday, October 27, at 3 p.m. in Palen Hall. Reception following. Saturday, October 28, a Quiet Morning is offered to pursue the themes raised by Sr. Donald in her address. Includes continental breakfast, Morning Prayer at 9 a.m., a series of meditations with periods for silent reflection, and concluding with a Eucharist at noon. To register for the Quiet Morning, call 982-4447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 10, 2017: Love God, Love Neighbor
Three-day training course, designed to equip Episcopalians to be advocates, allies, and ambassadors for refugees and the ministry of refugee resettlement. For more info, click here.
Oct 08, 2017: A Guru Named Frank
This event features the music of singer-songwriter, John Henry McDonald on Oct. 8 at Holy Faith, Santa Fe. For more info, click here.
Oct 07, 2017: St. Francis: Face to Face
Sat., Oct. 7 at 5 pm at St. Thomas of Canterbury, Albuquerque. For more info, click here.
Oct 07, 2017: Blessing of the Animals
Blessing and pet costume contest held on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 10 am. For more info, click here.
Sep 20, 2017 – Sep 29, 2017: Beloved Seniors
Beloved Matriarchs and Patriarchs are invited to the Bosque Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday September 29, to be honored. For RSVP info, click here.
Sep 20, 2017 – Sep 30, 2017: Pet Blessing and Adoption
St. Frances, Rio Rancho hosting event on Sept. 30 from 8 am to 12 noon with proceeds going to Special Olympics and Animal Rescue Groups. For more info, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 10, 2017: Celebration of New Ministry
7th Rector of St. Alban's, El Paso. Sunday, Sept. 10 at 9:30 am. For more information, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 16, 2017: Ordination
Ordination on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. John. For more information, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 24, 2017: Eucharist for the LBBTQ+ Communities and our Allies
Potluck dinner follows. For more info, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 23, 2017: Ultreye
Sept. 23, noon to 2:30 pm at the Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque.
Sep 06, 2017 – Oct 02, 2017: Enriching Your Retirement
Maintaining your overall well-being is so important at this stage of life. The Enriching Your Retirement presentation is a unique opportunity to learn about your pension and medical benefits, how to stay healthy, and the programs and services that can support you. You'll also hear how your colleagues are doing as they transition into retirement. Topics will also include the status of The Church Pension Fund, financial and estate planning, and being your own healthcare advocate. Enriching Your Retirement is for beneficiaries of The Church Pension Fund. It will be presented by the Church Pension Group in collaboration with your Chaplain to the Retired. Lunch provided. Your spouse or partner is invited to attend with you. To register or learn more contact your Chaplain to the Retired, Rev. John Zachritz, at 505-367-0856 or email@example.com.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 30, 2017: Adult Monthly Fellowship and Bible Study
This year’s theme is Women in the Bible — featuring a four-part viewing and study of the play "Women of the Bible Witness Jesus." For more info, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 23, 2017: A Rwandan Celebration
Sept. 23 at 6 pm at Trinity on the Hill, Los Alamos. For more info, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Oct 07, 2017: Beginner's Conversational Spanish Classes
Held at St. Francis Episcopal Church, Rio Rancho. For more info, click here.
Sep 06, 2017 – Sep 28, 2017: Region 7 Healing Conference
Sponsored by The International Order of St. Luke the Physician. For more info, click here.
Aug 02, 2017 – Sep 12, 2017: An Introduction to Centering Prayer
Held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Albuquerque on August 22, August 29, Sept. 5, and Sept. 12. For more information, click here.
Jul 26, 2017 – Aug 05, 2017: POB Grant Workshop
Saturday August 5, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Email Toye Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org to register, to participate by calling in remotely, and/or if overnight accommodations are needed.
Jul 26, 2017 – Sep 23, 2017: Regional Brotherhood of St. Andrew Retreat
Retreat will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Socorro. For more info, click here.
Jul 26, 2017 – Sep 09, 2017: Being and Doing Church
With the Reverend Dr. Wallace Ford and MTS Graduate Jennifer Murphy-Dye on Sept. 9 at Santa Maria de la Vid in Albuquerque. For more info, click here.
Jul 26, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017: 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
On Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 2:30-5:00 pm. For more info, click here.
Jul 26, 2017 – Nov 02, 2017: The Peace of the Gospel Conference
For more info, click here.
Jul 18, 2017 – Aug 04, 2017: 50 Years of Wonder
Open House from 10 am to 2 pm on Friday, August 4. Eucharist of Gratitude at 4 pm, celebrant Bishop Vono.
Jul 18, 2017 – Jul 27, 2017: APD Forward Advocacy Training
Training on July 27, 2017 at 5:30pm - 7pm at La Mesa Presbyterian Church, 7401 Copper Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108. Space is limited so RSVP to Ana Moran at email@example.com
Jul 12, 2017 – Aug 26, 2017: 10th Annual Order of St. Luke Conference
The conference dates are Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26. For more information and registration, click here.
Jul 05, 2017 – Jul 13, 2017: The Last Howlelujah
Fr. Bill had his dog Wili will be sharing stories from "The Gospel According to Sam, Sinbad, Lili and Wili" in Cloudcroft, Alamogordo and Albuquerque. For more information, click here.
Jul 05, 2017 – Aug 27, 2017: Summer Sunday Sing
This Summer Sunday Sing will be held at The Cathedral of St. John on Sunday, August 27 at 1 pm. For more information, click here.
Jul 05, 2017 – Aug 03, 2017: Banner Over Me
Held at Trinity on the Hill in Los Alamos on August 4-5, sit under the loving Banner of God. For more informtion, click here.
Jun 23, 2017 – Jun 25, 2017: Godly Play Conference
Drawing the Circle Wider is the title of the 2017 Godly Play Conference in Denver, CO. For more info, click here.
Jun 22, 2017 – Jul 05, 2017: Free Event
Guest Speaker Cynthia Scharf, senior strategy director of the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative and a fellow with Children's Investment Fund Foundation, to speak in Santa Fe on Wednesday, July 5 at 6:30 pm. For more information, click here.
Jun 07, 2017 – Jun 18, 2017: Diocesan Priest's Opera
The opera, which has been praised by Metropolitan Opera singers Deborah Domanski and John Cheek, is set in a televised Ms. American Beauty Pageant which turns chaotic as its final contestant reveals more about herself than anyone, especially the pageant's host, could have anticipated. Then surprise after surprise leads to a totally unexpected finale. For more information, click here.
Jun 07, 2017 – Jul 21, 2017: Vacation Bible School
To register or for more information, click here.
May 31, 2017 – Jun 10, 2017: Ordination
Bishop Vono will ordain Laurie Ann Triplett to sacred order of the priests in Los Alamos on June 10. For more information, click here.
May 31, 2017 – Jun 15, 2017: Vacation Bible School
Programming for children three years old through rising 8th graders. For more information, click here.
May 24, 2017 – Jun 11, 2017: Celebration of a New Ministry
Celebration of a New Ministry for The Rev. Bonnie E. Edwards, second rector of San Gabriel the Archangel Episcopal Church on Sunday, June 11 at 10 am. For more information, click here.
May 24, 2017 – Aug 08, 2017: St. James Pilgramage
Join The Very Rev. Mike Olsen and members of St. James, Taos on a pilgrimage to explore our Celtic roots. Worship, pray and play on the Celtic Way in Scotland and England from October 4-16, 2017. For more information, click here.
May 24, 2017 – May 28, 2017: Monthly Community Taize Service
May 17, 2017 – Jun 03, 2017: Gen Silent
Award winning documentary on LGBT aging to be shown at St. Michael's and All Angels. For more info, click here.
May 17, 2017 – Jun 01, 2017: SUMMA Summer Camp
Camp is the cornerstone of SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society, which provides a way for high school students to build their faith through intellectual channels. For more info, click here.
May 16, 2017 – Jun 06, 2017: PRIDE Eucharist
May 10, 2017 – May 16, 2017: Becoming Beloved Community
Presiding Bishop Curry and President Jennings will host a webinar to discuss the Church's long-term commitment on May 16 at 3 pm - 3:45 pm Eastern (2 pm Central/1 pm Mountain/noon Pacific/11 am Alaska/10 am Hawaii). For more info, click here.
May 10, 2017 – May 23, 2017: Quiet Day
A half-day Silent Retreat will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 am-12 noon, in the St. James Fellowship Hall located at 510 N. 6th St at Ave A in Alpine. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. For more information, contact Pam Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-386-5988.
May 10, 2017 – Sep 16, 2017: Church Development Institute
The Church Development Institute is a comprehensive program in congregational development serving lay and ordained leaders. Albuquerque dates are September 16—all day, October 14—WebEx 9-11, November 11—all day, January 13—WebEx 9-11, March 3—all day, April 14—WebEx 9-11, May 12—all day. For more information, contact The Rev. Lou Blanchard, 303-350-0957, Lou@Episcopalcolorado.org
May 02, 2017 – May 14, 2017: Mother's Day Tea
St. Thomas of Canterbury will host its second annual Mother's Day Tea on Sunday, May 14, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the Canterbury Harp Ensemble, and the menu will feature scones, fresh strawberries, tea sandwiches, a variety of delicious homemade baked goods, tea, coffee and sparkling punch. Tickets are $15 per person, and can be purchased online by clicking here. For information, call Edwina Beard at 828-0673.
May 02, 2017 – May 12, 2017: Senior's May Fiesta
Friday, May 12 from 11 am to 2 pm at St. Christopher's, El Paso. For more info, click here.
May 02, 2017 – May 28, 2017: all things come into Being
Twelve artists featured at all things come into Being. For more info, click here.
Apr 26, 2017 – May 03, 2017: Bishop receives Steve Stephens to the Holy Order of Priest
God willing, in the power of the Holy Spirit and the people consenting, The Rt. Rev. Michael Vono will receive Steve Stephens to the Holy Order of Priest on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at St.Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 400 Huning Ranch Loop, Los Lunas N.M. Reception will follow. Your presence and prayers will be greatly appreciated. Clergy: white stoles
Apr 26, 2017 – Apr 30, 2017: Taize - Something Different
Apr 18, 2017 – Apr 20, 2017: Docudrama Film
Free admission to docudrama film about the true story of St. Francis of Assissi and the Sultan of Egypt and the risks they took for peace. To reserve tickets for the Santa Fe or Albuquerque premiere, click here.
Apr 18, 2017 – Jun 17, 2017: Paperless Music Workshop
Music that Makes Community will be offering a workshop at the Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey, Norbertine Community in Albuquerque, NM on Saturday June 17, 2017. For information, click here.
Apr 12, 2017 – May 07, 2017: Stoney Scholarship Offering
Bishop Vono and the Stoney staff ask for donations to Camp Stoney during this 50th Anniversary season to ensure that the scholarship fund will continue to be fully funded. Individuals and congregations are informally asked to designate their loose plate offerings on May 7 to the Stoney Scholarship Fund! With your help, Stoney will never turn a child away for lack of funding. For more information, click here.
Apr 12, 2017 – May 08, 2017: Mediation Skills Training
This five-day training is intended to equip church leaders with skills for conflict transformation and mediation, which can be applied to conflict in congregations, organizations, and families. For more information, click here.
Apr 12, 2017 – May 12, 2017: Centering Prayer Retreat
In this three-day Centering Prayer retreat led by Liz VanLandingham, you will learn about a prayer method in which you sit in silence with God, opening your mind, heart and whole being to the Ultimate Mystery—beyond thoughts, words, and emotions. For more information, click here.
Apr 05, 2017 – Apr 14, 2017: Good Friday Event
Urban Way of the Cross - a pilgrimage of solidarity, hope and healing on Good Friday in Albuquerque. For details, click here.
Apr 05, 2017 – May 25, 2017: UTO Gathering
Mar 28, 2017 – May 19, 2017: TENS Annual Conference
The Episcopal Network for Stewardship’s annual conference will be in beautiful downtown Minneapolis the third weekend in May 2017. Conference attendees will be challenged and inspired by three outstanding keynote speakers: The Rev. Cn. J Edwin Bacon, The Rev. Winnie Varghese, and Mr. Dave Toycen. For more info, click here.
Mar 28, 2017 – Apr 19, 2017: Call for Entry
Gallery St. Michael offers an opportunity for visual artists to share 2-dimensional works that explore creation in its various manifestations. The exhibit will be shown in the Pavilion of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. For more info, click here.
Mar 24, 2017 – Mar 26, 2017: Lent Retreat for Diocesan Women and Men
A Lent Retreat in the Big Bend Area looking at the socio- and eco-logical issues of our Ministries in Light of Jesus' time in the wilderness. For more information, click here.
Mar 20, 2017 – Mar 25, 2017: Iconography Workshop
Learn the art of icon writing in the Russian-Byzantine style. For more information, click here.
Mar 18, 2017: Annual Diocesan Financial Workshop
In response to requests from previous years, the annual Diocesan Financial Workshop will be split into a session for vestries and a session for finance teams. For more information about this March 18 workshop at All Saints in El Paso, click here.
Mar 15, 2017 – Jul 16, 2017: Cursillo Event Postponed
This event has been postponed.
Mar 15, 2017 – Mar 24, 2017: Concert
Gallery St. Michael Concert (601 Montano Rd. NW, Albuq.) on Friday, March 24 at 7:30 pm with singer/songwriter Cory Shelley from Bernsville, PA. For more info, click here.
Mar 15, 2017 – Apr 15, 2017: Lent and Holy Week Activities at St. Christopher's
St. Christopher's in El Paso invites you to Stations of the Cross at 6 pm on Friday evenings in Lent and Holy Week activities found by clicking here.
Mar 14, 2017 – Mar 18, 2017: Spiritual Discernment
The Art of Teaching Spiritual Discernment is a intensive, four-day retreat held at the DuBose Conference Center to train participants in the art of facilitating and mentoring spiritual discernment groups using the Listening Hearts approach. Registration closes January 11, 2017. For more info, click here.
Mar 07, 2017 – Mar 12, 2017: Daylight Savings
Feb 28, 2017 – Apr 01, 2017: Circo for the Community
When life is a circus, the New Mexico Conference of Churches throws a party to benefit the community! Tickets $35. For more info, click here.
Feb 26, 2017: New Mexico: Whose Land Is It Anyway?
The Justice and Peace Committee of St. Bede's in Santa Fe presents Rev. Andrew Black, a leader for the NM Wildlife Federation at its Adult Forum on Sunday, February 26th at 9:15 am. For more information contained In The Loop, click here.
Feb 21, 2017 – Mar 16, 2017: Award Winning Documentary
In this documentary, filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave‐trading family in U.S. history. Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, follows the descendants of this wealthy New England family who retrace the geographical and psychological routes that enriched the lives of their slave‐trading ancestors.
Opportunities to view Traces of the Trade:
- La Vida Llena Albuquerque, 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2.
- St. Bede's, Santa Fe, 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4.
- St. James', Taos, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5
- The Farmington Museum (in collaboration with The Episcopal Church of Navajoland), 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 8.
- Cathedral of Saint John Albuquerque, 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11.
- St. Marks Albuquerque, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12
- Flickinger Center for Performing Arts Alamogordo, 6 p.m. Monday, March 13
- St. Paul's, Marfa, Texas , March 15.
- St. Andrews Las Cruces, March 16.
Feb 21, 2017 – Mar 01, 2017: Ash Wednesday Services
Feb 18, 2017: Quiet Day Retreat
The Women's Spirituality Group of the Church of the Holy Faith in Santa Fe presents the 5th Annual Quiet Day Retreat featuring teacher and prolific author, Dr. Megan McKenna, who will speak on "We Drink From Our Own Wells." For more info, click here.
Feb 14, 2017 – Mar 24, 2017: Canto de las Estrellas
A concert celebrating the music of Enrique Granados (1867-1916) at the Cathedral of St. John. Pre-concert lecture. Special guests: concert pianist Douglas Riva, Choir of the Cathedral of St. John, and UNM women's ensembleLas Cantantes. For tickets and info, click here.
Feb 14, 2017 – Apr 07, 2017: Women of the Gospel Witness Jesus
A dramatization in Three Acts "Women of the Gospel Witness Jesus" is written and directed under the guidance of the Holy Spirit by The Rev. Rowena Jane Ross, Deacon. This is a free event at Hope in the Desert Episcopal Church in Albuquerque on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 7 pm. Free childcare provided.
Feb 09, 2017 – Feb 11, 2017: Retreat
Brotherhood of St. Andrew Prayer & Spirituality Retreat will discuss The St. Ignatius Story, Experiencing the Love of God, and other topics. For more info, click here.
Feb 03, 2017: Does God Really Get Trans People?
Transgender 101 Workshop at St. Michael's and All Angels. For more information, click here.
Feb 01, 2017 – Feb 28, 2017: Bishop William and Barbara Frey Scholarship Fund
The open plate offering collected on the last Sunday in February, being the closest Sunday to the anniversary of William Karl Frey's birth on February 26, 1930, shall be designated for the Bishop William and Barbara Frey Scholarship Fund in partial support of DRG seminarians.
Jan 31, 2017 – Feb 11, 2017: Lay Worship Leader Training
This training (9 am - 3:30 pm) is intended for those individuals who are serving in a congregation where a priest is not available on a regular basis and where Morning Prayer is often the primary service of worship on Sundays, although it is open to anyone. For more information, click here.
Jan 22, 2017: Friends of Cathedral Music
If you are Interested in singing or participating on January 22, 2017, email interest by January 15 and click here for more info.
Jan 21, 2017: Fr. Albert Haase, OFM
Fr. Albert Haase, OFM presents Contemporary Holiness: Becoming the Person God Calls Us To Be, a workshop dealing with the True Self and False Self. For details, click here.
Jan 20, 2017 – Jan 25, 2017: Christian Unity Events
All are welcome and encouraged to attend one or more of four Christian Unity events. For more information, click here.
Jan 17, 2017 – Feb 17, 2017: Snow Slam
Held at Camp Stoney and open to all youth grades 6 – 12. For details, click here.
Jan 17, 2017 – Jul 01, 2017: Episcopal Youth Event 2017
Serving all youth in the Diocese of the Rio Grande, we hope to take 24 youth (9th-12th graders) and 5-6 adult chaperones (ages 23 and up) to Episcopal Youth Event 2017 at the University of Central Oklahoma. Click here for details.
Jan 17, 2017 – Jan 21, 2017: Half-Day Silent Retreat
Silence, meditation and an ancient teaching will be the order of the day on Saturday, 21, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at St. James Episcopal Church. For more information, click here.
Jan 17, 2017 – Jan 23, 2017: Bishop Vono's Retirement Plans
Read Bishop Vono's pastoral letter to the Diocese by clicking here.
Jan 16, 2017 – Feb 22, 2017: Dialogue Dates
Lutherans and Catholics Commemmorate 500 Yeas of Renewal and Reform with Dialogue Dates and Featured Speakers. For more info, click here.