Men's Backpacking Trip

The men’s backpacking trip will take place Sept. 5-7. This annual outing is a fun way to meet new people and deepen existing friendships while enjoying the beautiful New Mexico outdoors. This year’s destination is Valle Vidal in Northern New Mexico. Total back-packing distance will be about 10 miles, with a free day for hiking, mountain climbing ,or fishing. No previous backpacking experience is required. Equipment can be provided. The final planning meeting before the trip will be after 2nd service on Sunday, Aug. 30. If you miss the August 30 planning meeting, contact Brent Christner, 797.1154, to express your interest or with any questions.

Inquiry Class

Would you like to know more about SPC and the faith we share? Come to the three-part Inquiry Class. This class will be offered on three consecutive Sunday afternoons: Sept. 13, 20, and 27, 4-6pm. Childcare is provided with advance notice. Sign up in Fellowship Hall, or contact Dawn Gray, 856.5040 x123 or

Help in the Kitchen

The meals of Wednesday Fellowship are a blessing and ministry to all who attend. Could you help in the kitchen 2-3 Wednesdays this fall? To help or get more information, please contact Luanne DiGregory,

Wednesday Fellowship

Starting Sept. 2, Sandia’s doors again will be open every Wednesday night for a shared, low-cost dinner together at 5:30pm, followed by groups, ministries, and activities for all ages. There will be something for everyone. Click here to see the various things that will be offered and to sign up. If you have questions, contact Pastor Matt ( Sign up in Fellowship Hall starting Aug. 9, or sign up online now.

Grief Support Groups

Sandia will again offer two 13-week sessions of the GriefShare program: Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00pm, Sept. 9 - Dec. 9; and Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Sept. 10 - Dec. 10. If you are struggling with loss, join this caring and supportive program at any time. For more information, click here, pick up a brochure from the Welcome Center, or visit Contact Judith Greer (856.1585) or Camille Ruggiero (821.4567) with questions or to register.