Religion Digest: Gospel of Mark study offered at CCC

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer

Gospel of Mark study offered at CCC
Registration is open to enroll in a Historical Study of the Gospel of Mark.
The eight week course is being offered at Clovis Community College and will begin Oct. 24.

The class is available for audit or credit and will cover the history of Jesus and Jewish historians.

Rev. Alvin Petty will instruct the class. For class information, call 769-4932.The First Baptist Church Women’s Conference will be held Oct. 6 at 302 Gidding St. in Clovis.

Friday evening’s session will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include dinner and entertainment. Saturday’s session is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions will be led by Letha Cole Crouch. According to a church press release, Crouch is a wife, mother and grandmother with a rich musical history.

Topics for the sessions are “Learning to Choose” and “Finding the Joy.”

The cost for the two-day conference is $10 per person.

Women’s conference held
The First Baptist Church Women’s Conference will be held Oct. 6 at 302 Gidding St. in Clovis.

Friday evening’s session will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include dinner and entertainment. Saturday’s session is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions will be led by Letha Cole Crouch. According to a church press release, Crouch is a wife, mother and grandmother with a rich musical history.

Topics for the sessions are “Learning to Choose” and “Finding the Joy.”

The cost for the two-day conference is $10 per person.

Calendar

Today
Prayer —
6:30- 7 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Community prayer session. Information: 763-4400.
Women of Hope — 6-7 p.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Christian support group for women seeking spiritual growth. Information: 763-4400.

Saturday
Distribution —
9-10:30 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.

Sunday
Men’s Bible Class —
9:30-10:15 a.m. North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince Street, Clovis. Free coffee and donuts. Teacher,
Celebration — 10:30 a.m. Church of the Nazarene in Broadview, 30 miles north of Clovis. A prelude to the potluck dinner and afternoon activities planned for the 68th Annual Old Timers Day. A special sermon will be preached by Pastor Garth Hyde titled, “Visit from the Vine.” Information: 456-8491.

Monday
Cowboy Church —
6:30 p.m., Clovis Livestock Auction Sale Barn, 504 S. Hull St., Clovis. Information: 762-4422.
Prayer — 6:30-7 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Community prayer session. Information: 763-4400.

Tuesday
Religious education classes — 6-8 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 Davis St., Clovis. First Holy Communion classes. Information: 762-7343.
Preschool reading hour — 10 a.m., children’s section in Master’s Center, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Information: 762-1924.
Distribution — 9-10:30 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.
Women of Hope — 6-7 p.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Christian support group for women seeking spiritual growth. Information: 763-4400.
Bible Study — 7-8 p.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Spanish/English Bible Study. Information: 763-4400.
F.I.S.H. — 6-7 p.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Friends in Need Sharing Hope is a Bible-based support group. Information: 763-4400.

Wednesday
Women’s Bible study
— 9-11:30 a.m., Master’s Center, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Information: 762-1924.
Religious education classes — 7-9 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 Davis St., Clovis. Classes for seventh through 12th grades. Information: 762-7343.
Fellowship — 7-9 p.m., 2321 Happy Lane, Clovis. MCC Clovis Care Group, Fellowship with Christ. Information: 762-0974
Prayer —6:30-7 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Clovis. Community prayer session. Information: 763-4400.

Thursday
Women’s Ministry
— 9 a.m., Central Baptist Church, 250 N. Norris Dr., Clovis.

Religion Calendar is compiled by Tonya Fennell. To add, delete or update events, please contact her at 763-6991, ext. 312, or by e-mail: tonya_fennell@link.freedom.com