Oct. 10, 2008 Religion Digest

Churches hosting joint fundraiser

Three local churches are joining together to host a Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty Walk at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clovis High School.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity United Methodist and First United Methodist Church of Portales are working together to raise funds and gather food.

The funds raised from the walk will be go to the Eastern New Mexico Food Bank and to Church World Service, a non-profit organization which helped Clovis residents when a tornado hit the area in 2007.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. and walking begins at 2 p.m.

Religion Digest is compiled by Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, ext. 312, or by e-mail: lcastillo@cnjonline.com