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Psa 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Unprecedented, miraculous growth is the best way to describe conservative participation in this year’s legislative session. There are two resources available to make the Coalition even more effective. While each group has committed to forwarding email alerts, we are expecting rapid progression of critical bills through committees and floor votes this year. Two homosexual marriage bills are already prefiled for quick introduction during the opening day of the session on Jan 20th.
Jonathan Wells - Tue, Jan 20th
He is a leading figure in the intelligent design movement, and is author or coauthor of "Icons of Evolution," "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design," and "The Design of Life." He will be speaking the evening of Jan 20th on a subject that directly addresses the potential limits of biological change - the relationship between genes, development, and form. The title of his talk is "DNA Does Not Control Embryo Development." The meeting will be from 7-9 PM in the UNM Law School building, room 2401. http://jonathanwells.org/, http://www.nmidnet.org/, http://www.originseducation.org
Sanctity of Life Awareness and Unity Day
and Roe vs. Wade Anniversary - Jan 21-22
7:00 – Evening teen Mass at St Anne’s Parish followed by teen praise & worship concert
12:00 – Mass at St Francis Cathedral (1500 attended last year so please arrive early)
12:00 – Evangelical Service and Praise Band at Inn @ Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, 988-5531
1.15 – Joint procession to the Statehouse
2:00 – Rally at the Statehouse
3:00 – Receptions by legislators at the Statehouse
Luminaria Memorial – Sat, Jan 24
Albuquerque Right To Life will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the U. S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion with a luminaria memorial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Paseo del Norte & Wyoming NE. One thousand luminaria bags will be placed near a gravesite honoring this past year’s aborted, unborn children of New Mexico. Each bag will feature five names to remember the approximately 5,000 children that were conceived but not named.
A service will be held in the chapel at 5:30 pm after all the candles have been lit that will include presentations by students who gave their award winning speeches on the abortion issue at the Christian Heritage Speech Competition last Nov. Please join us to honor the 5,000 unborn New Mexico children who died last year due to abortion.
For questions, please call Charlene at 345-4423.
APS/CNM Election – Tue, Feb 3
Typically, low turnout is the name of the game for school board elections. A smaller voting body means your vote is even more significant and most of those voting have a vested interest in the outcome – students, parents, teachers, administrators, and staff.
Constitutional Amendment #4 on the Nov 2008 ballot passed by an overwhelming 75% to “allow school elections to be held at the same time as non-partisan elections.” Combined elections typically get a higher turnout and a better representation of the community.
Candidates for the APS Board
· District 3
o Anna L. Armijo
o Lorenzo L. Garcia
o Agatha (Aggie) Lopez
o Jeffrey C. Rich
· District 5
o Carolyne DeVore-Parks
o Paula M. Maes
o Renee Louise Rosales
· District 6
o Mary Lee Martin
o David L. Robbins
· District 7
o Patrick J. Marron
o David Eugene Peercy
Candidates for the CNM Governing Board
· District 1
o Robert Matteucci (incumbent)
· District 3
o Nick D. Brennan
o Deborah “Debbi” Moore
o RJeff Armijo (incumbent)
· District 5
o Blair Kaufman (incumbent)
· District 7
o Jerry Leonard Scott
o Michael D. Dewitte
Candidate Debates & Forums
National Healthy Marriage Week, Feb 7-14, 2009
Marriage Week was started in 1996, in the U.K. - the brainchild of Richard Kane. In the U.K. it's called "National Marriage Week." Marriage week was launched in America, "Marriage Week USA" in Feb 2002 by co-chairs, Brent Barlow and Diane Sollee.
NM Marriage Lifeline – Calendar of Events
Center for Traditional Family Values NM - http://www.traditionalvaluesnm.org
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