Religion Digest: New minister joins Church of Christ

Allen McKinney is the new minister at The Church of Christ, 16th and Pile streets.
McKinney came to Clovis from Lake City, Fla. on Aug. 14
He has been involved in the ministry since 1996.

Church holding Sept. 11 services
Kingswood United Methodist Church will be holding special services at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday to commemorate the six-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorism attack.
Van Walworth, a Christian music artist from Nashville, Tenn., will be playing special music during both services.
The services also include special testimony from a Sept. 11 survivor who now lives in Clovis.
The church is located at 2600 N. Main Street.
A nursery is provided.

Calender
Saturday
Distribution — 9-11 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.

Sunday
Men’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 a.m. North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St., Free coffee and donuts.
Sept. 11 commemorative services — 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St., Service theme will be “How God worked during 9-11” Information: 762-1253.

Monday
Compassionate Friends — 6- 7:30 p.m. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton. Understanding and hope for families following the death of a child at any age. Information: 763-4400.

Tuesday
Religious education classes — 6-8 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, 108 Davis St. First Holy Communion classes. Information: 762-7343.
Children’s reading hour — 10 a.m., children’s section in Master’s Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Information: 762-1924.
Distribution — 9-11 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
Bible Study — 9:30 a.m., St. James’ Church, 1117 N. Main St. Information: 763-4638.

Thursday
Women’s Bible study — 8:30-9:30 a.m. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Information: 763-4400.
3D Group Meeting — 7 p.m. St. James’ Church, 1117 N. Main, Diet, Discipline, and Discipleship weight loss group, Information: 763-4638.
Straight to the Heart — 8:30-9:30 a.m. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Women’s Bible study. Information: 763-4400.

Religion Digest is compiled by Dianna Hernandez. Contact her at 763-6991 or email:
dianna_hernandez@link.freedom.com