7th Sunday of Easter
May 29, 2022
Bill Humphreys, Stated Supply
Worship services: This Sunday only: 10:00 am at
El Buen Pastor (PC) Chimayo
All services are face to face with masking.
This Sunday, May 29 is the "5th Sunday" when our churches join together for a Hymn Sing. The sermon text will be based on John 14:15-17 and the topic will be "Pentecost is Coming".
A note from the Rev. Bill Humphreys our new stated supply.
This week we prepare for Pentecost Sunday, June 5. The churches will meet at the usual times of 9am for SMPC and 1030 for EBP.
This week, May 24, Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Bill Humphreys will be in both Chimayo and Truchas visiting.
To be in contact with me, at 262.853.4918 (left over area code from s.e.Wisconsin) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pentecost Sunday, June 5 at 1145 following services the EBP Session and Deacons will prepare a blueberry pancake reception dinner to welcome the Rev Bill Humphreys to our churches. Plan to attend.
Cluster Update: Please go to "More" and then "Links and other" to read the latest information from the Jicarita Cluster.
SF PW Bible study group has concluded for the year. We will resume in the fall with the Horizons study on Sabbath.
A note on Per Capita: Smith Memorial received a letter of thanks from Presbytery of Santa Fe for meeting and sending in our per capita.
Reminder: Per capita is due. Ours broken down: PCUSA 8.98, Synod of the Southwest $5, and Presbytery of Santa Fe, $21.02. The total is $35 for each communicant member of the congregation. Please support the work of the Church.
Our annual Congreagational meetings were held.
Officers for SMPC: Elders: Darlene Montoya, Clerk of Session, Class of 2023
Cindy Vigil, Class of 2023
Valerie Cordova, Class of 2024
Deacons: Leandro Cordova, Class of 2023
Clara Vigil, Class of 2024
Mike Montoya, Class of 2024
Leslee Cordova, President, Roseanne Martinez, Sec., Mary Singelton and Margaret Franke, members.
Officers for EBP: Elders: David Bass, Clerk of Session
Brenda Romero, Treasurer
Deacons: Layla Coriz, James Coriz, Edna Martinez and Susy Ruiz.
Rev. Bill Humphreys will assume the role of stated supply for our congregations beginning on May 16. Thanks to our sessions for their hard work and we welcome Bill to ministry with us.
The Association of Concert Bands will hold its National Convention in Santa Fe, May 3-8. Bill Humphreys is member of the Santa Fe Concert Band. Visit www.acb2022.org for further information.
Chimayo, El Buen Pastor, will have a church cleanup day, Check with Wilfred for further information.
New Address for Ann and Larry
3860 Doctors Lake Drive, Orange Park, FL 3207
Jicarita Cluster Information
Our churches are members of the Cluster which includes the northern New Mexico Churches including Penasco, Embudo, Ranchos de Taos and Taos First, Chacon, Mora, Las Vegas, White Rock, El Buen Pastor Chimayo, Smith Memorial Truchas, Los Alamos United, and Westminster Santa Fe. These churches work together to support Camp Loma Verde which holds summer programs for Cluster youth.
The Jicarita Cluster me in Taos, at Taos First. A mission group traveled to worship in Cluster churches and to give updates on Menaul School. They were also accompanied by an escaped Ukraine pastor.
Crystal Fort gave a presentation on Camp Loma Verde which was in full operation this summer. Visit the website to see images of the summer activities https://www.lomaverdecamp.com.
Moderator - Rev. Virginia Barbie of Taos First Pres
Future of Loma Verde Campgrounds were discussed.
Reminder that Rev. Liz Graham is now pastor at Embudo and Penasco churches.
Presbytery of Santa Fe
The Presbytery sends information on their webpage: https://santafepresbytery.org
PHOTOS WANTED IF you want to share a photo of family or nature at worship, please send photo to Margaret email@example.com. I will upload and post so we can see each other!!
+ The Taize group worships in spirit Wednesdays at 6 pm. If you would like to join us in your own home please email Patricia at firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive songs, scripture and prayers for our worship each week.
Prayer requests: Send requests to Margaret at email@example.com
Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church, Truchas, New Mexico
(Truchas is Spanish for trout)