English Language Practice

Camino de Vida, a partner church which shares facilities with Cristo del Valle Presbyterian Church (3907 Isleta Blvd. SW), urgently needs English speakers on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in May to help language-learners practice new skills. (Spanish proficiency not required for volunteers.) Instruction by official teachers 6:00-7:00pm both nights, with practice 7:00-8:00pm--come for both hours or just the 7:00pm practice hour on either night or both nights. Contact Randy Everett if you can help: 828.0674 or

PDA Relief for Nepal

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance  is providing emergency relief with local partners and will work with them on long-term recovery as well. Financial support can be designated to DR999999; specify Nepal. Make gifts online at, by phone (800.872.3283, weekdays, 8:00am-6:00pm EST), or by checks mailed to Presbyterian Church (USA), PO Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.

Grief Support Groups

Sandia will again offer two 13-week sessions of the GriefShare program: Tuesdays, 6:30 8:30pm, June 2 – Aug. 25; and Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00pm, June 3 – Aug. 26. If you are struggling with loss, join this caring and supportive program at any time. For more information, see the article in SPC’s May newsletter, 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.

Vacation Bible School

Sign up for Everest Vacation Bible School: June 15-19, 9:00am-noon. For age 3 (must be 3 by start of VBS) through entering 5th-graders. Registration forms are available at the church, or click here to print your own copy.Adults and children going into 6th grade and older are needed to make Everest a success! For volunteers, child care will be provided for children too young to participate in VBS. Contact Jennie (