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In this segment of our web guide, we will be focusing on topics related to religion, faith, and spirituality in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

While these terms have multiple definitions and, in some contexts, they can be used synonymously, they are individual words with unique descriptions.

Generally religion refers to a specific set of beliefs, doctrines, and rituals, such as the Christian religion or the religions of Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Sikhism. Faith suggests a strong belief in a deity or religion, including worship and obedience, although some religions don't include a belief in a deity, and people can have faith in non-religious worldviews, as well. Spirituality has several definitions, some of which have changed considerably over the years. In the context of Christianity, spirituality is usually a reference to the work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer.

No religions other than Christianity have a significant presence in Los Alamos. The most prevalent Christian denomination is Catholicism, but the Catholics are followed closely by the Baptists, and more distantly by the Methodists, Presbyterians, Mormons, Lutherans, Episcopalians, and Pentecostals, although more than eight percent of residents in Los Alamos are affiliated with other Protestant denominations or with various non-denominational Protestant churches.

Churches, ministries, or other places of worship in Los Alamos are appropriate topics for this category, regardless of the particular religion, denomination, or sect.



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