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Events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated. For more details, please visit our calendar on the home page.

Upcoming Services

Upcoming Roundtables

Sun, Mar 3, 2024 — 11:45 am--12:45 pm — Roundtable: Profits Over People – Sanctuary

A report on the recently concluded 30-day New Mexico legislative session will be presented by Senator Bill Soules and Representative Joanne Ferrary. They will tell us about bills that were passed as well as some that failed to make it to the Governor’s desk. How will this affect our lives as New Mexicans?

Sun, Mar 10, 2024 — 11:45 am--12:45 pm — Roundtable: Growing Up A 2nd Class Citizen In New Mexico – Sanctuary

Elisa Sanchez. I grew up in a segregated community, Grant County. How did that segregation manifest itself? What was it like to live like that and what lessons did I learn? Has it changed and, if it did, what caused the change?

Sun, Mar 17, 2024 — 11:45 am--12:45 pm — Roundtable: Not this week – Sanctuary

No Roundtable  Instead, you are urged to attend the special, open meeting of the Social Justice Committee where you will help select the 4 local charities that will be recipients of our 2024-25 Change for Change program.

Sun, Mar 24, 2024 — 11:45 am--12:45 pm — Roundtable: Green Sanctuary Program – Sanctuary

What’s in the new ‘green sanctuary’ program? The Unitarian Universalist Association’s “Green Sanctuary” program used to mean making a church campus environmentally efficient and about 30% of UU churches have done that. The new Green Sanctuary program includes much more, such as: including congregational transformation, lessening emissions and reducing vulnerabilities to climate change on campus and in the community, and working toward climate justice. James Caufield will try to describe this ambitious program, and we can talk about what we have done and what we might still do. He’ll also try to breeze through some of the Green Sanctuary survey results.

Sun, Mar 31, 2024 — 11:45 am--12:45 pm — Roundtable: Not today – Sanctuary

It’s Easter Sunday.

Current Art Show 

Encaustic Art

The Tombaugh Gallery is presenting a combined show featuring two well known Las Cruces artists, Carrie Greer and Karen Ziebert. Both artists have explored various mediums over the course of their careers but both have discovered the breadth of expression possible with encaustic or working in wax. The artwork is painted with melted pigmented wax or fused to the substrate using a heat source, such as a propane torch. Carrie explains that “the wax calls to me as I enter into a journey with it. . . .” Karen calls encaustic art “My new love.” Both artists have exhibited their work extensively in Las Cruces and throughout the state.

The exhibit opens with an artists reception on Sunday, March 3rd from 11:00 to 2:00. The show runs through March 24th.

Gallery Hours

The Gallery, located in the Unitarian Universalist Church at 2000 S. Solano Drive, is regularly open Thursday through Saturday, from 10 AM to 2:00 PM and Sunday, 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

Events For The Next 7 Days

02/25/2024

Sun, Feb 25, 2024 — 9:30 am--1:30 pm — Owl Classes – Edu. Bldg. Green Room

Owl classes will begin on the 21st from 9:30am-1:30pm- these will be held in an RE classroom, although we do have plans to turn the purple room (in the RE building) into a sort of waiting/lunch set-up room for the families

Sun, Feb 25, 2024 — 10:00 am--11:15 am — Worship – Sanctuary

02/26/2024

Mon, Feb 26, 2024 — 4:00 pm--5:00 pm — Knit & Crochet – Library

Beginning to Advanced Knit and Crochet class taught by Carol Stanfill.

Mon, Feb 26, 2024 — 6:00 pm--7:30 pm — RE Potluck – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

For more information contact Kellie Ingram.

Kellie will be setting up the room at 5:00 p.m.

02/27/2024

Tue, Feb 27, 2024 — 10:30 am--12:00 pm — Auction Committee Meeting – Library

For more information contact Steve Hychka

Tue, Feb 27, 2024 — 1:45 pm--3:00 pm — Qi-Gong* Jan-Mar – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

* You must be pre-registered to attend this class. There is a new session every quarter. Please contact Carol Allen or Cheri Coffelt for information.

02/28/2024

Wed, Feb 28, 2024 — 9:00 am--11:30 am — Weight Watchers – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

Wed, Feb 28, 2024 — 12:00 pm--1:15 pm — Qi-Gong* Jan-Mar – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

* You must be pre-registered to attend this class. There is a new session every quarter. Please contact Carol Allen or Cheri Coffelt for information.

Wed, Feb 28, 2024 — 2:00 pm--4:00 pm — Bridge Group – Lobby

For more information contact Nancy Anderson.

02/29/2024

Thu, Feb 29, 2024 — 2:00 pm--3:30 pm — Snowbirds – Library

03/01/2024

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 — 10:00 am--1:00 pm — Library is Open – Library

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 — 12:00 pm--1:00 pm — Yoga – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

Please contact Shoshana for more information.

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 — 7:00 pm--9:00 pm — Moon Sisters – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

For more information contact Cassie Calway

03/02/2024

Sat, Mar 2, 2024 — 9:00 am--3:00 pm — A: 135-Hike to Bridal Veil Falls – Private Location

Sat, Mar 2, 2024 — 1:00 pm--4:00 pm — Fillmore Canyon Hike – South Parking Lot

For more information contact Sara Thomas and Rabbitt Loring

Meet in the South Parking Lot

Sat, Mar 2, 2024 — 5:00 pm--9:00 pm — Shape Note Reception – Edu. Bldg. Great Room

For more information contact James Caufield