October 3rd, 2019
Sunday, October 6th, 2019
Worship Leadership:   The Rev. Kara Windler is our Worship Associate, Min Ro is our liturgist, James Ro is our technical maestro, and Rheta Moazzami is our pianist. Thank you to all!

We will celebrate World Communion Sunday on October 13th with the Lord’s Supper.
Scripture Reading for Sunday
Lamentations 1:1-6
Psalm 137
Luke 17:1-10
ALL ARE INVITED! Adult Discipleship Opportunity:  This morning Ken Holmes continues our study of the book of Acts using the book called, “We Are the Church…Let’s Act Like It.” From the Introduction: “this study will focus on who we are as the church, and how we can best [both] care for our members and…be a ‘transformation station’ whose primary objective is to change the world.” Let’s explore together what’s possible for WRPC when we partner with God’s Holy Spirit! All are invited and encouraged to participate!
First Sunday/Food Sunday for LA Cares 
Please place food and other donations for LA Cares in the shopping cart in the hallway. Thank you for helping neighbors in need!
Out-to-Lunch Bunch: 
The “Out-to-Lunch Bunch” goes out following Adult Discipleship. Everyone is invited!
Pastor Installation Service Next Sunday!  
Everyone is invited to come and celebrate the beginning of a new season in the life of WRPC! A service of worship to install the Rev. Deborah Worley as Pastor of White Rock Presbyterian Church will take place next Sunday, October 13th, at 3:00 pm. 
Glory to God:  We have introduced a new worship resource – the Glory to God hymnal. This new hymnal and service book is packed with both old and new hymns, and new service music -- ENJOY
Coffee Fellowship: Please remember to sign up to help with refreshments for Coffee Fellowship.
2019 Navajo Work Weekend:  The date for our 11th Navajo Work Weekend with House of Fellowship is set for November 2-3. Praise God! Please mark your calendars! This is a testimony to the perseverance of both churches and God's faithfulness. We will be sharing more information soon.
The Peace & Global Witness Offering:  Let's join with the PC(USA) through the Peace and Global Witness Offering, received through October 13th.  A portion of the Offering locally supports Frontera de Cristo in ministry to migrants at our border with Mexico. We pray for this Presbyterian ministry weekly through Café Justo – this week for Eusevia and Guadalupe Morales. 
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  
It is time to start planning for your 
Operation Christmas Child gift box.  Help spread the Good News of God’s love to children in need! By packing a shoebox full of simple gifts and sending it off with prayer, you can be part of transforming entire families and communities around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. National Collection Week will be November 18–25th, 2019. See Rod McCabe for more details.
Office Hours”:  Pastor Deb has regular “Office Hours” on Mondays, from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Pig + Fig, for anyone who would like to chat. Coffee and pastries are her treat! Starting this week, Oct. 10, she will also have “Office Hours” on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:30 pm (at the Pig + Fig). She is also available to meet with you, Mon.-Thurs. Call 695-6423 or email ( for an appointment.
Christmas Caroling at the Prison:  Do you like to sing or play the guitar? We, a group from local churches, are looking for the person(s) God is calling to help provide the joy of Jesus through Christmas Caroling at the Prison in Santa Fe on Thursday, December 5, 6-8pm. To sign up, call Lucille Bonner, Prison Fellowship Volunteer, at 505-672-3864, right away!
“Journeys in Faith”:  Our WRPC Science and Faith Dialogue meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the Reinovskys’. We are studying Alister McGrath’s book “Enriching our Vision of Reality.” Contact Selma or Bob Reinovsky for information

The Weekly Prayer Gathering meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at Aspen Ridge. Please call Jennifer Holmes for specific location information. Everyone is welcome!  Prayer Requests

Prayer Cards:  Prayer cards are in the chair pockets. Please drop your requests in the offering plate - they will be delivered to the Prayer Team; or send to
Praying for neighbors in White Rock:  Pastor Deb invites anyone to join her in a prayer walk each Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. We meet at WRPC and go as the Spirit leads.
Café Justo: One-pound bags of freshly roasted fair-trade coffee are available in the hallway for $13. Please pray for Café Justo growers for Eusevia and Guadalupe Morales, and for the work of Frontera de Cristo, the Presbyterian Border Ministry.
Mailing address for Al M.: c/o Lisa Navarrete, 8924 47th Dr. NE, Marysville, WA 98270.
Laptops for Refugees:
The WRPC Mission Committee on behalf of Interfaith LA and Lutheran Family Services thanks our congregation for its support. We donated a laptop and money to purchase laptops for a refugee women's support group in Albuquerque. These laptops will be used specifically to help recent arrivals learn English and prepare to pass the New Mexico driver’s test, along with using the laptops to search for valuable information online. 
Self Help, a local non-profit, will celebrate it's 50th Anniversary on October 5th with a gala evening of food paired with wine, a live and silent auction, music, and presentations on the historical impact of this non-profit. The event is 5 - 8 pm at Kelly Hall, Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church. You are all invited to attend! Tickets are $65 and available at Self Help's office on the bottom floor of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church (by Mountain School). Or, you can get tickets online at:   Call 505-662-4666 for more information, or to talk to Maura Taylor, the Executive Director.  See you there!
HOPE Pregnancy Center of LA will host a candlelight vigil at Urban Park Pavilion from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15, in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  For more information or if you have candles and/or candle holders left over from previous events that you'd be willing to share with us for this event, please email Kim at
No Talk 'n' Treats (TNT) this week:  WRPC’s bi-monthly women’s fellowship time, will not be meeting this week but will meet again on October 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at WRPC.

PM in the AM
Men’s breakfast, Fridays at 7:00 am – great food and fellowship! 
AED Available:  
We have recently installed an Automated External Defibrillator near the kitchen entrance. An AED is a rescue device to aid in a cardiac emergency. 
Invitation to Serve in Worship Leadership:
  The Worship Ministry Team is always happy to offer an opportunity for members and friends to participate in worship leadership, such as by filling the Liturgist role. Contact Joyce, Selma or Bob if you would like to share your gift of leadership.
Featured PC(USA) Mission Co-worker
for October are Jhanderys Dotel-Vellenga and Ian Vellenga serving in Nicaragua.  Learn more about her ministry  
 Sunday in the PCUSA
Mission Yearbook
  Today in the PC(USA) Mission Yearbook:  The focus for October 6th is the “Peace & Global Witness Offering”. For more information, please see the electronic bulletin board or Click Here 

What's Happening within the Presbytery of Santa Fe 
Published September 24th, 2019

Including an announcement for the installation of Deb Worley as Pastor of White Rock Presbyterian Church on Sunday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Were you sick or on travel Sunday and missed church?  Catch up on the sermon(s) you may have missed here.
Kirsten McCabe    7
Cameron Meadows    7
Leith Fujii    18
Linda Burns    22
Christine Torres    30
(Please let us know if we have forgotten a birthday)
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Want to know what's scheduled on the WRPC calendar?  Click HERE to see the monthly calendar on the church's website.
WRPC Calendar
     October 6-13, 2019

Sunday (6)       9:15 a.m.    Worship
                10:30 a.m.    Coffee Fellowship 
                11:00 a.m.    Adult Discipleship Discussion
                12:30 p.m.     Out to Lunch
Monday (7)    7:30 - 10:30 a.m.    Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                          @ Pig & Fig        
                 7:00 p.m.    Prayer Gathering (Aspen Ridge)
Wednesday (9)    8:00 a.m.    Prayer Walk (Meet at WRPC)
Thursday (10)  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.    Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                          @ Pig & Fig    
                 7:00 p.m.    Science and Faith Dialogue (Reinovsky home)
Friday (11)      7:00 a.m.    PM in the AM
Sunday (13)      9:15 a.m.    Worship
                 3:00 p.m.    Pastor Installation Service
Overlook Articles, Corrections, Etc.

If you would like to submit an article for the Overlook, or if you have an idea for an article, or if you spot an error, please contact the editor, Rod McCabe (, 505-309-1633).  Thanks!
“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important.”

― C.S. Lewis
Contact Information

White Rock Presbyterian Church 
310 Rover Boulevard 
Los Alamos, New Mexico  87544
Fax 505-672-3681

Gill Erickson, Office Manager
Office 505-672-3682

Office Manager's Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
8:00 a.m. to Noon
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