Religion Calendar March 21-27

Today

Annual Ministerial Alliance Community Good Friday Service — 5:30 p.m. Hosted this year by Bethel Assembly of God Church, 1521 N. Norris St. Information: 762-4100

Good Friday Traditional Tenebrae Service — 7:30 p.m. Tenebrae “Service of Darkness.” Prayers, scriptural readings from the Psalms, Old Testament and Gospels. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 N. Prince St. Information: 763-4526

Saturday

Easter Egg Hunt — 8:30 a.m. Snow or shine. More than 750 eggs. Door prizes. Children through sixth grade. First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St. Information: 769-1971.

Easter Egg Hunt/ Juggler for Jesus Steve Winger— 9:30 a.m.-noon. Adult supervision requested. Bring a basket. Rain or shine. Toddlers through grade 6. Snacks; prize drawings for bicycles, Bibles and more. Parkland Baptist Church Fellowship Center, 921 Parkland Dr. Information: 762-1779.

Distribution Cancellation for Holiday — Weekly food and clothing distribution cancelled this week only; Resumes March 29. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Information: 763-4400.

Sunday

Easter Sunrise Service/ Potluck Breakfast — 6 a.m. Communion will be served. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St. Information: 763-7450.

Easter Sunday Benefit Breakfast — 8-9 a.m. Fundraiser to benefit accident survivor Jezika Shumate Freeman. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 N. Prince St. Information: 763-4526.

Church Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt — 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Children through sixth grade; 5,000 eggs filled with treats.

Kingswood United Methodist Church park area (directly east of church), 2600 N. Main St. Everyone welcome. Information: 762-1253.

Easter Egg Hunt — About noon, following regular 10:45 a.m. worship service. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St. Information: 763-7450.

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

Monday

3D Group Meeting — 5:30 p.m. St. James Church, 1117 N. Main. Diet, Discipline and Discipleship weight loss group. Information: 763-4638.


Tuesday

Prayer Group — 9:30 a.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St.

Mrs. Josie’s Children’s Story Hour — 10 a.m. Story books: “When Does God Sleep?” and “God’s Amazing Book.” Children’s section in Master’s Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Information: 762-1924.

Distribution Cancellation for Holiday — Weekly food and clothing distribution cancelled this week only. Resumes April 1. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St. Information: 763-4400.

Wednesday

Bible Study — 9:30 a.m. St. James Church, 1117 N. Main St. Information: 763-4638.

Thursday

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.

Weekly Prayer Group — Noon to 1 p.m. Prayer requests welcome. Christian Believers Education, 209 W. Seventh St. Information: 763-1715.

3D Group Meeting — 6 p.m. St. James Church, 1117 N. Main, Diet, Discipline and Discipleship weight loss group, Information: 763-4638.

Looking Ahead

April 6 — Kids Count Crusade: 2-5 p.m. Puppets, dance troupe. Matt 25 Hope Center. Corner of Thornton and 14th streets. Information: 763-4400.

April 6-9 — Bailey Smith Crusade: Evangelist, author, speaker, pastor. 6 p.m. April 6; 7 p.m. nightly April 7-9. Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St. Information: 762-4727.

Religion Calendar for Clovis and Portales is compiled by Janet Bresenham. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesdays. To add, delete, or update events, contact her at 356-4483, Ext. 31, fax to 356-3630 or e-mail janet_bresenham@link.freedom.com