This Week at Holy Family

WELCOME THE REV. CAROLYN METZLER, our guest presider and preacher Sunday! We are grateful to have her with us while Pastor Corinne is away.  

THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO MADE OUR FIRST WORSHIP IN THE PARK A SUCCESS!  To our Community Presence Committee and Communications Committee, to our choir, liturgical helpers, food preparers and everyone who attended, thank you for a wonderful worship and fellowship last Sunday!

HOLY FAMILY TO HAVE ITS OWN FIELD WORK STUDENT…AND DEACON God has sent us blessings! September 8, Penni Chambers, who is entering her second year at Iona/Bishop’s School for Ministry, will join us as a field work student. Penni is a Postulant for Holy Orders to the Priesthood and a member of Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Santa Fe. Penni will serve at Holy Family for the next two academic years.  In addition, Pat Masterman will be joining us as deacon in late August!  Pat is an experienced deacon with 20 years in professional ministry. Both Penni and Pat will help us learn, grow and discern our future on the south side of SF. Please pray for them!

SERVICE PROJECT Wednesday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to noon, we will repackage bulk food items for distribution at The Food Depot, 1222 A Siler Rd. The Food Depot works to end hunger in Northern NM. Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes and no tank tops or sleeveless tops for food safety reasons. 

IAIA STUDENT PANTRY COLLECTION We will begin collecting items to restock the student pantry at IAIA for the fall semester, which begins August 19. Clothing items currently are at capacity, but a list of other items is available on the front table. Thank you!

PRAYER SQUARES meets for knitting, crocheting, support and fellowship the second and fourth Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. at church. Next gathering: July 24. If you know of someone in need of a prayer shawl, please sign up on the waiting list on the hallway bulletin board. Thank you.

WOMEN OF THE DIOCESE OF THE RIO GRANDE is sponsoring a women's retreat, "Blessed to be Blessing," July 27, St. Paul's Peace, Las Vegas, NM. There will be a carpool. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Contact

PRAY FOR OUR CHURCH Please pray for our church community: “We pray for the growth of this baptismal community. Lord, build up our church in spirit, mind and body.  Amen.”  

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS & PRAYERS Send additions or changes by 8 a.m. Thursday to            

PRAYERS Please pray for Sharon, Kristi, Maria, Patty, Candia, Nancy, Amy, Sue Ellen, Nate, Katherine, the Shumaker family and for the repose of the soul of Roberta.

THANK YOU to our Sunday servers: Lectors Margo Sanabria, Kay Storr, Prayers of the People Officiant Neel Storr, Lay Eucharistic Minister Margo Sanabria and Altar Guild Member Candia Thew.