Religion Digest: Hastings holds book signing

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer

Marjorie L. Coppock, author of “Wrestling with Angels,” will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 1925 N. Prince St. in Clovis.

According to a news release, Coppock’s book documents the political struggles religious groups encountered internally and within society as the sexual revolution challenged traditional sexual and family behavior patterns.

Church’s centennial celebration set
House Baptist Church is holding its Centennial Roundup at 9:30 a.m. March 18.
The day begins with coffee being served at the church, with a 10 a.m. worship service to follow.

The afternoon service will begin at 2 p.m. and conclude with a gospel concert by Nashville recording artist Mary Joye.

Wayland Baptist benefit planned
An evening of music with John Bayless will be held April 7 at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts in Amarillo to benefit Wayland Baptist University, according to a university news release.

The event will begin with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. (CDT). Wayland Baptist University students will perform the opening act. Bayless, pianist and Borger, Texas, native, will play at 7 p.m. (CDT).

A reception for Bayless will follow the concert, with artwork from university faculty and students on display.

Tickets are $38 and are available at Panhandle Ticket outlets and www.panhandletickets.com.

For information call (806) 291-3431 or visit www.panhandletickets.com.

Proceeds benefit Wayland Baptist University’s undesignated fund account, according to the release.

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.
Book signing — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hastings, 1925 N. Prince St. Marjorie L. Coppock will sign copies of her book “Wrestling with Angels.” Information: 769-3755.

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.

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 Digest is compiled by Tonya Fennell. Contact her at 763-6991, ext. 312, or by e-mail:
tonya_fennell@link.freedom.com