Cannon Chapel hosting holiday services

By 27th SOW Public Affairs With the holidays fast approaching, here are updates of service times being provide through the Cannon Chapel at Cannon Air Force Base.

Deployed Cannon airman volunteers with chapel

USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Tammie Moore Senior Airman Kyle Eisenbarth stocks shelves as the Transit Center chapel Aug. 3. The chapel office tent, located directly behind the chapel, serves as an area for people to relax, grab a few supplies, enjoy a snack, socialize with others, fellowship or seek counseling. Eisenbarth is a chapel volunteer […]

Cannon hosting blood drive

Cannon Connections staff A medical team from Fort Bliss team will be performing blood drives at Cannon Air Force Base in March. The first blood drive will be held March 14 and 15 at the Base Chapel. The drive is open to anyone who has access to the base. Scheduling an appointment is preferred. Appointments […]

Cannon Chapel welcomes author, military spouse

USAF photo: Staff Sgt. Heather R. Redman Sara Horn speaks to the Protestant Women of the Chapel’s group about her newest book “God Strong” at Cannon Air Force Base on May 7. Her book provides practical advice and encouragement for wives facing the daily challenges of deployment. By Casey Pitts: Cannon Air Force Base Chapel […]

Holy Services schedule

Base Chapel Holy Week Services Schedule for the week of April 5—12: Catholic

Church receives assistance with new building

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo The Missionary Landmark Baptist Church’s new building will be ready to hold services in June. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Missionary Landmark Baptist Church of Clovis was meeting in a rented room at Wayland Baptist University. The room was big enough for the 30 area residents that were attending […]

11-25 Engagements

Cole-Richter Hazel Marie Cole and William “Bill” Richter, both of Clovis annnounce their engagement and approaching marriage. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at Faith Christian Family Church. The reception will follow at the chapel in Faith Christian Family Church. She is the owner of All About Town Interiors. […]

Base chapel offers children's program

By Airman Elliott Sprehe: 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs By Airman Elliott Sprehe 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — If parents are looking for a healthy after-school activity for their children or a chance to do some volunteer work, the base chapel might have just what they’re looking for. The AWANAs […]

Former chaplain’s advice on transition

Janet Taylor-Birkey Retired Maj. Gen. Lorraine Potter was hosted by the Cannon Chapel for the 2007 Annual Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 1. In an interview after the breakfast, Mrs. Potter spoke candidly about Cannon, transitions and the importance of family. In her third visit here since 1975, Potter said she is impressed with the attractiveness […]

Stewart-Pipher Engagement

Stewart-Pipher Wesley and Tracye Stewart announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Leslie Nicole Stewart, to Senior Airman James Allen Pipher, all of Clovis. He is the son of George and Ruby Pipher of McNeill, Miss. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30 at Cannon Air Force Base chapel. […]

Wedding bells ring for couples at base chapel

Janet Taylor-Birkey It’s still the season for brides and bells, and in addition to the afternoon rendition of the Star Spangled Banner wafting across the grounds at Cannon, one may occasionally hear strains of Mendelssohn’s Wedding March. Having a wedding at Cannon can be a meaningful experience for those affiliated with the military, but prospective […]

Gonzales, Raymond

Raymond Gonzales, 70, of Denver and formerly of Melrose, died Friday, May 26, 2006, in St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Born Oct. 19, 1935, in LaGarita, he graduated from Melrose High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the state and county in Denver.  He is survived by his wife, […]

Cisneros, Matthew

Matthew Isaiah Cisneros, 18 months, of Muleshoe, died Friday, May 26 in Muleshoe. He was born Nov. 11, 2004 in Clovis to Steve and Eva Cisneros. According to family members he was an innocent, high-spirited child, who was loved by all who knew him. He was a member of the St. Clements Church in Muleshoe. […]

Cannon chaplains meet spiritual, social needs

Janet Taylor-Birkey Most people think of church as a place to hear a sermon, sing songs and offer prayers. While Cannon’s chapel offers all of those things to worshipers, it also exceeds the parameters of regularly scheduled weekend and weekday services. Seeking to address quality of life issues for Cannon Airmen and their families, the […]

Parks, John

John Edward Parks, 78, of Olathe, Kan., died Friday, March 31, 2006. Born Feb. 4, 1928, to Carl Henry and Bessie Barfield Parks, he was a World War II veteran. He worked for General Motors-Delco for 30 years, retiring in 1983. He was active with Cub and Boy Scouts, and enjoyed gardening, fishing, bowling and […]

Wood, Patricia “Pat”

Patricia “Pat” Wood, 81, of Amarillo died Monday Feb. 6, 2006, in Amarillo. She was born April 13, 1924. Survivors include a son, Patrick Wood (and wife, Shelly) of Amarillo, a granddaughter, Amy Wood of Amarillo; a sister Bobbie Kessell of Gastonia, N.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family in the Clovis and Tucumcari […]

Chapel, Clovis community make holidays brighter for single Airmen

Airman 1st Class Jessica Martinez, 524th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, walks off with one of the more than two dozen prizes awarded at the Single Airmen’s Holiday Dinner Dec. 15. Janet Taylor-Birkey “It was pretty bad,” said Mr. Al Jolly to a roomful of Airmen at the chapel Dec. 15, recalling his first Christmas in the […]

Learn how to curb those cards

Janet Taylor-Birkey The average American will spend about $763 for holiday shopping according to the USA Today. Typically, if a credit card is used, it will take approximately 36 months to pay off those seasons greetings. Holiday spending is inviting, but often digs a hole that is almost impossible from which to climb out. But […]

Base chapel offers financial peace

By Capt. (Chaplain) Mark McKellen If you are in debt and are having trouble making ends meet, what do you do? Get another credit card? How about attending a program called Financial Peace University? FPU was founded by Dave Ramsey who was a multi-millionaire in his mid-20’s while working in the real estate business. His […]

Winters, Tommy

Tommy Winters Services: Have been held. Tommy Dale Winters, 73, of Longmont, Colo., formerly of Curry County, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her home. She was born on Aug. 30, 1931, in Curry County, to Thomas Taylor and Helen Palmateer Mullins. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelors of arts in […]