Religion digest: Handbell solo

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer

Kathie Fink, handbell soloist, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church.

Fink will present “Legacy,” a solo handbell concert and tribute to her father, Larry Fink Sr. and the Fink Family Handbell Ringers.

She will be accompanied on the piano by her sister-in-law, Sharon Fink. The free concert will include television clips of the Fink family.

Fink is a founding member of the Sonos Handbell Ensemble in the San Francisco Bay area.

Church hosts singer, speaker
Russ Murphy will perform a concert at 6 p.m. March 4 at First Assembly of God church in Muleshoe, Texas.

Murphy wrote the song, “Welcome Home, Soldier,” which has been played on radio stations across the United States.

Following the concert, Texas Tech athletes will give personal testimony. A pizza dinner will follow the service.

Information: (806) 272-3017.

Church celebrates centennial
The House Baptist Church is hosting a centennial roundup March 18 at the church.

The celebration will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee. A 10 a.m. worship service will follow. The afternoon service will be held at 2 p.m., followed by a concert by Nashville recording artist, Mary Joye.

Church officials said the event is a time for friends and family to come together for a day of remembering the good times and celebrate their rich heritage.
Information: 279-7794.

Pastor releases single recording
Jack Stone, pastor of First Assembly of God in Muleshoe, Texas, has released a single recording entitled, “Jesus is Enough.”

Stone said the CD is scheduled to be released in March. The song, which was recorded by Stone in Clovis, was written by Russ Murphy, who wrote the number one song “Welcome Home, Soldier.”

Stone said he is excited for the release. “The words are just awesome,” he said, “and this song just fits me.”

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

Saturday
Distribution — 9-10:30 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.
Women of Hope — 10-11 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Christian support group for women seeking spiritual growth. Information: 763-4400.
Simulcast — 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Central Baptist Church, 2501 Norris St., Clovis. Beth Moore, author and Bible teacher, will speak to women across North America in a live satellite simulcast based on her new book, “Get Out of That Pit.” Tickets $5 and include lunch. Information: 762-4727.

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

Tuesday
Religious education classes — 6-8 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 Davis St. First Holy Communion classes. Information: 762-7343.
Preschool reading hour — 10 a.m., children’s section in Master’s Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Information: 762-1924.
Distribution — 9-10:30 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.
F.I.S.H. — 6-7 p.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Friends in Need Sharing Hope is a Bible-based support group. Information: 763-4400.
Concert — 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore, Clovis. Kathie Fink will present “Legacy,” a solo handbell concert. An offering will be taken. Information: 763-3461.

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

Thursday
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: tonya_fennell@link.freedom.com