Religion Digest: Church sponsors New Year’s ball

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer

The Hillside Christian Church in Amarillo is sponsoring the Texas Star Ball for singles and married couples Dec. 31.
The New Year’s Eve festivities will include dinner and dancing. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. (CST) in the HCC Student Ministry Building at 6100 Soncy Drive in Amarillo.
The dress code is modest and casual, and the event is smoke and alcohol free. Tickets are $16 for one and $30 for two. Dinner, the program and dance are included.
Wiley Hicks-Simpson, a professional dance instructor from California, and his wife, Michelle, will be special guests at the event. The couple will provide dance lessons to attendees.
Tickets must be reserved by noon Thursday and payment must be received by Dec. 30.
For information, contact Penny Lawlis at (806) 457-4986 or Danny Mize at (806) 457-4951.


Prayer — 9 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Community prayer session. Information: 763-4400.

Men’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 a.m. North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St. Free coffee and donuts. Teacher is Don Reid.

Preschool reading hour — 10 a.m., children’s section in Master’s Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Information: 762-1924.
Religious education classes — 6-8 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 Davis St. First Holy Communion classes. Information: 762-7343.

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.

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

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: