Saturday, January 13, 2018

Ecumenical Events During Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Ecumenical & Interreligious Commission of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe is hosting an Ecumenical Prayer Service, featuring with ValLimar Jansen at St John XXIII Catholic Community 4831 Tramway Ridge NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111 (map)  on Thursday, January 25, 2018 7:00pm  A reception with light refreshments to follow the service.

The service, which is one of several events during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, The theme for the week is Your Right Hand, O Lord, Glorious in Power (Exodus.15:1-20)

Blessed with an extraordinary voice, ValLimar Jansen is a highly regarded singer, cantor and recording artist. She is also a college professor, a leader of worship and prayer and a workshop presenter at conferences across the United States. Known especially for her work with gospel, contemporary Christian and gospel-jazz styles, she sings a wide range of music, including spirituals and traditional, organ-based choral music.

In 2005 she released her first solo collection, You Gotta Move. Other recent projects include her stirring, gospel-style rendition of Jaime Cortez’s classic “Rain Down” on the Live It! two-CD compilation; and lead and background vocals on Clothed in Love, Tom Kendzia’s collection of spirituals and gospel-style music for the liturgy. ValLimar composes all her music with the help of her husband, Frank. They live in California and have three children.

Schedule for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Friday, Jan 19 at 5:30 pm 
Prayer Service and Dinner at Santa Maria de La Paz Catholic Community, 11 College Ave., Santa Fe (map), 505.473.4200

Friday, Jan 19 at 6:30 pm 
Dialogue on the family at Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 2532 Vermont St. NE, Albuquerque (map), 505.298.7553

Sunday, Jan 21 at Noon 
Potluck meal, followed by presentation on Christian Unity at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Arroyo Seco, N.M. (map) 575.776.8450

Sunday, Jan 21 at 3 pm 
Prayer Service at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 100 Church St., Santa Cruz, N.M, (map) 505.753.3345

Tuesday, Jan 23 at 7 pm 
 Prayer Service at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Community, 5415 Fortuna Rd. NW (map), Albuquerque 505.831.5011

Wednesday, Jan 24 at 6 pm 
Taize Service at Santuario de Chimayo, Chimayo, N.M. (map) 505.351.4360

Thursday, Jan 25 at 7 pm 
Prayer Service and Presentation featuring ValLimar Jansen at St. John XXIII  Catholic Community, 4831 Tramway Ridge NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111 (map) Albuquerque, 505.293.0088

Thursday, Jan 25 at 6:30 pm 
Panel discussion featuring the pastors from Cathedral Basilica, First Presbyterian Church and Episcopal Church of the Holy Faithon current topics respective to their church. Episcopal Church of the Holy Faith, 311 E. Palace, Santa Fe (map), 505.982.5619

For more information on all the events, contact Rose Garcia 505.831.8243 •

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