November 23rd, 2019
Sunday, November 24th, 2019
Worship Leadership Sunday:  Rev. Deb Worley is our Pastor, Bob Reinovsky is our liturgist, James Ro is our technical maestro, and Rheta Moazzami is our pianist. Thank you to all!
Scripture Reading for Sunday
Luke 17:11-19
Please join us for coffee fellowship immediately following worship and then for our catered lunch about 11:00 am in Memorial Hall. All members, visitors, and friends are welcome!
Winter Coats for Refugees:

 Interfaith Los Alamos has collected more than 75 coats! In this last weekend, we are asking for Toddler - 3T and 5T,  youth in general, but especially medium for boys, as well as  men's and women's size medium. Again, any size you have is welcome.  The last day to drop off coats is this Sunday, 11/24.

Contact Ken Holmes for more information or e-mail Kate Massengale at:
Thanksgiving Service: WRPC has been invited to join The United Church of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Jewish Center in their annual shared Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 pm (at the Jewish Center, 2400 Canyon Road). This is a worship experience hosted and led by the two congregations, alternating from one to the other from year to year. 
Hanging of the Greens:  Help us prepare for Advent this Saturday, November 30th from 4-6 PM including a light soup and bread meal afterward.  Help us “Hang the Greens”, as we begin decorating in preparation for a season on anticipation of Hope, Peace, Love and Joy 
Thank you to everyone who contributed to Operation Christmas Child!
Holiday Lights Parade:  Help us greet our neighbors in Los Alamos at the Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, December 7th, by serving complementary hot chocolate, tea, cider and coffee at our WRPC booth.  Meet at WRPC at 3 PM, or at the booth about 5 PM.
Office Hours This Week: The church office hours will be 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Mon-Wed this week . Offices will be closed Thurs-Fri for Thanksgiving . Normal hours resume next week.
Church Directory: 2019-2020 church directories are available in the hallway. Feel free to take one
Coffee from Café Justo: NEW SIZE! Just in time for the holidays, 4oz gift size bags. $4 each or three bags for $10. We still have 1lb bags for $13 in the hallway. Please pray for Café Justo growers and for the work of Frontera de Cristo, the Presbyterian Border Ministry that supports Café Justo. Please pray for Café Justo growers, Ayde Ruiz and Marcelo Salas, and for the work of Frontera de Cristo, the Presbyterian Border Ministry that supports Café Justo.
2019 Navajo Work Weekend
Thank you all for supporting the recent trip to House of Fellowship to work, worship and fellowship  with our Navajo partners at Bread Springs NM. Together with our Navajo partners we  hosted a capacity-crowd for a sewing workshop, where participants made aprons and pillows.  We finished the walkway to the outhouses and painted a new sign for the church. We delivered loads of fire wood, fresh fruits and vegetables and hygiene supplies to neighbors. We shared meals, jokes, stories and prayers. It was a good weekend.

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.
Office Hours”:  Pastor Deb will have office hours this week on Tuesday morning, from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Pig + Fig, for anyone who would like to chat. Coffee and pastries are her treat! She is also available to meet with you, Monday-Wednesday. Call 695-6423 or email ( for an appointment.
Coffee Fellowship: Please remember to sign up to help with refreshments for Coffee Fellowship.
“Journeys in Faith”:  Our Science and Faith Dialogue will not meet on Thanksgiving Day
Mailing address for Al M.: c/o Lisa Navarrete, 8924 47th Dr. NE, Marysville, WA 98270.
Talk 'n' Treats (TNT):  WRPC’s bi-monthly women’s fellowship time will meet this Wednesday, November 27th, at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room here at WRPC. Come and join in!

PM in the AM
Men’s breakfast, Fridays at 7:00 a.m. at the church – 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.
First Sunday/Food Sunday for LA Cares 
On the first Sunday of each month, please bring food and other donations for LA Cares and place them in the shopping cart in the foyer. Thank you for helping neighbors in need!
Out-to-Lunch Bunch: 
The “Out to Lunch” meets the first Sunday of the month after Adult Discipleship Study.
Featured PC(USA) Mission Co-workers for November is Sarah Henken, serving in Colombia. Learn about Sarah and her ministry on the electronic bulletin board or HERE.  
Sunday in the PCUSA Mission Yearbook
 The focus for November 17th is No Pews is Good News, for more information, please see the electronic bulletin board or Click Here. 
Were you sick or on travel Sunday and missed church?  Catch up on the sermon(s) you may have missed here.
Craig Kelley                              6
Kim Taylor                               22
Allen Robinson                       25

(Please let us know if we have forgotten a birthday)
You can help WRPC earn dollars by using AmazonSmile to make your Amazon purchases. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
Ask Rod McCabe if you would like help setting up Amazon Smile 
Smith’s Inspiring Donations Program

Smith’s Grocery donates 0.5% of every eligible purchase made by rewards card holders, to the organizations of their choice. Re-enrollment is required each year. Please consider supporting WRPC by signing up for the program and shopping at Smith’s!
Sign up HERE.

Want to know what's scheduled on the WRPC calendar?  Click HERE to see the monthly calendar on the church's website.
WRPC Calendar
     November 24-30, 2019

Sunday (24)        9:15 a.m.    Worship
                  10:30 a.m.    Coffee Fellowship 
                  11:00 a.m.    Consecration Sunday (Catered) Lunch
Monday (25)        7:00 p.m.    Prayer Gathering (Aspen Ridge)
Tuesday (26) 7:30 - 10:00 a.m.  Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                      @ Pig & Fig
                   7:00 p.m.    Thanksgiving Service at the                                    Jewish Center
Wednesday (27)     8:00 a.m.    Prayer Walk (Meet at WRPC)
                  10:00 a.m.    Talk n’ Treats
Thursday (28)                   Thanksgiving Day
Friday (29)        7:00 a.m.    PM in the AM
Saturday (30)      4:00 p.m.    Hanging of the Greens 
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

James Ro, Office Manager
Office 505-672-3682

Office Manager's Hours
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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