Upcoming Event: October 20-21, 2018 Presbytery Meeting
Registration is open! Documents for the upcoming Presbytery Meeting at Ghost Ranch are accessible by clicking: October 20-21, 2018 Meeting. All files are now posted
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Visiting PC(USA) Mission Co-Workers - October 12-22
Bernie and Farsijana Adeney-Risacotta, PC(USA) mission co-workers serving in Indonesia at the invitation of the Duta Wacana Christian University will be visiting our Presbytery from October 12-22.
All are invited to any of these events on their itinerary.
- Saturday, Oct. 13 - First Presbyterian Santa Fe, Men's Breakfast
- Sunday, Oct. 14 - Minute for Mission at both worship services, First Santa Fe
- Sunday, Oct. 14 - Early evening presentation at Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian
- Monday, Oct. 15 - Presbyterian Women at Second Presbyterian
- Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Presbyterian Women at St. Andrew Presbyterian, 10:00 am
- Wednesday, Oct 17 - Evening presentation at United Church, Angel Fire
- Friday, Oct. 19 - Evening "Dining for Mission" dinner, First Farmington
- Saturday, Oct 20 - Presentation at Ghost Ranch at 7 pm
- Sunday, Oct 21 - at Ghost Ranch
About Bernie and Farsijana: Bernie Adeney-Risakotta came under appointment as a mission co-worker for the PC(USA) in 1991, and he has served continuously since then. Farsijana came under appointment in January of 2003. Bernie is director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS-Yogya) at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta. Farsijana is director of the Center for Research and Community Development at Duta Wacana Christian University in Yogyakarta. Both Bernie and Farsijana spend a lot of time working together with Christians and Muslims to build a just society.
Learn more about these mission co-workers at pcusa.org/bernie-and-farsijana-adeney-risakotta
Read their latest mission newsletter HERE
2018-2019 ABQ YAVs
We are excited to welcome Julie, Lauren, Kim, and Brooke to Albuquerque in the second year of the ABQ Young Adult Volunteer Program! Keep them in your prayers as they begin local orientation the next two weeks.
Visit www.abqyav.com to read their bios and follow their blogs.
Julie will be serving at Menaul School.
Lauren will be serving at Second Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque.
Kim will be serving at Heading Home.
Brooke will be serving at St. Martin's Hope Works.
Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram @abqyav!
June Lorenzo featured in PC(USA) News Repudiating the "Doctrine of Discovery"
During the Native American Consulting Committee Dinner at the General Assembly, June Lorenzo talked about ways in which we, as a denomination, might inform future mission work by addressing past injustice. Part of this includes repudiating the "Doctrine of Discovery".
The papal doctrine justified worldwide colonization and westward expansion in the United States resulting in the loss of land and life for large numbers of Native Americans. Lorenzo said nullifying the "discovery" doctrine is responsible for generational trauma.
Read the full article HERE
Bylaws of the Presbytery of Santa Fe - Rev. 06/27/2015
(Adopted June 6, 2003; Revised February 23, 2008; Revised October 13, 2012;
Revised June 27, 2015)
Native American Prayers
Oh, Great Spirit
Whose voice I hear in the winds,
And whose breath gives life to all the world,
hear me, I am small and weak,
Read more: Native American Prayers