Do you know a child in need of a backpack and other school supplies? Sandia Church of the Nazarene is hosting a back-to-school event on Sunday, July 31, at 10:30 am at their Truth or Consequences campus, where they will distribute school supplies to children (kindergarten-sixth grade) in need. To receive a backpack, children must be registered at abqnaz.org/backtoschool.
Join Family Worship Center on Sunday, July 31, at their 9:30 or 11:30 am service as they welcome guest speaker James Borrego, assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs and former head coach for the Orlando Magic. James will share his story of faith and about life in the NBA. Family Worship Center is located at 7311 Glenrio Rd. NW in Albuquerque. For more information, call 505.831.5365 or visit fwcabq.com.
International Students Incorporated exists to share Christ's love with international students and equip them for effective service in cooperation with the local church and others. Students will be arriving late July and early August and are already requesting help and friendship partners. The Welcome Center runs Mondays-Fridays, August 1-19, 9 am – 5 pm.
Volunteers are needed to:
Ladies, you have a destiny—a calling for this exact time in history. God purposefully created you to fulfill His specific plan, and we'd like to journey with you to discover it! Women are invited to join Discover as we discuss our calling and purpose in life and encourage one another to pursue our God-given destiny. Join us on Thursday, August 4, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the UNM Continuing Education Conference Center. For more information, visit womendiscover.com.
Ancient of Days Worship Center is hosting their annual Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 6, from 12 to 3 pm. Come to the Westside Community Center at 1250 Isleta Blvd. in Albuquerque for free hotdogs, chips, and water. Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Sylvia at 505.985.6763 or 505.615.5510.
Celebrate historic Carrizozo with some old-fashioned fun! Come to Central Ave. and US-380 in Carrizozo, New Mexico on Saturday, August 13, from 4 pm to midnight for a street dance, parade, fireworks, music, and children's activities. There will also be an artist studio tour and historic home tour, August 13-14, from noon to 5 pm each day. For more information, visit carrizozoworks.org.
First Baptist Church of Rio Rancho presents August or Bust, an event bringing the Small Town America Tour to Haynes Park in Rio Rancho. Come to this free concert on Wednesday, August 17, at 6 pm, featuring the bands Seventh Day Slumber, Ashes Remain, Silversyde, and Set for the Fall. Contact Paul at 892.1323 for more information.
Join the Christian Student Center at UNM as they host their tenth annual King of the Court volleyball tournament on Friday, August 26, at Johnson Field (located on Redondo Dr. NE). This event is open to UNM students only and is a great opportunity to meet new people and start the semester off right. Registration will begin at 3:45 pm; cost is $3 per person with three people per team. The tournament will begin at 4 pm, followed by dinner at the Christian Student Center (located at 130 Girard Blvd.). For more information, contact campus director Garrett Schmille at 505.265.4312 or visit cscatunm.com.
Have you heard that Casting Crowns is coming to New Mexico this fall? Don't miss an incredible live worship experience with this award-winning band and special guest Matt Maher. Come to the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho on Friday, October 7; doors open at 6 pm, and the show starts at 7 pm. Visit transparentproductions.com for tickets and event info.
Join us for a great morning of family fun at the Run for Renewal, a 5k benefit walk/run to support the Albuquerque Rescue Mission. Bring the entire family to Hoffmantown Church on Saturday, October 15, at 8 am and walk or run together to both raise support for the work being done by Albuquerque Rescue Mission and bring awareness to the problem of homelessness in our community. Enjoy free health screenings, face painting, live music, and giveaways. Strollers are welcome, but please leave your dogs at home.
Registration is $25 per person, which includes an event t-shirt; children age twelve and under are free. Please bring a nonperishable food item to support the Mission's holiday meals that feed thousands of Albuquerque's homeless men and women. Register online today at abqrescue.org.
Transparent Productions presents Phil Wickham live in concert with special guests Stars Go Dim and Micah Tyler for the Children of God Tour on Friday, November 4, at 7:30 pm at Calvary Albuquerque.