Jan. 18, 2008 Religion calendar

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. 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. Christian Apologetics Lecture Series — 10:30 a.m. High Plains Baptist […]

Jan. 11, 2008 Religion Calendar

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant 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. Monday Compassionate Friends — 6-7:30 […]

Farmer tries luck with anti-hail cannon

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist About 13 years ago I was suddenly awakened early one morning by a loud boom, and then another boom, and I thought we were being bombed. At this time I was living on the Pleasant Hill Highway northeast of Clovis and the booms came from the southeast. It sounded like […]

Religion Digest: Church to show film “The Wager”

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Bethel Assembly of God, 1521 N. Norris, will host a movie night at 7 p.m. Monday. “The Wager” features Randy Travis and is based on a book by author Bill Myers. Admission is free. Information: 762-4100. Calendar Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. […]

Religion Digest: Pastor honored for doctorate

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Pastor Brad Mahan, of Grace Fellowship Church in Clovis, will be honored at 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. Mahan received a Doctor of Ministry degree Sept. 7 from Christian Life School of Theology in Georgia. According to church member Mary Esther Marin, Mahan has been a pastor at […]

Religion Digest: Sacred Heart holding dinner

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Parish members of the Sacred Heart Community Church will be hosting a Christmas dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church’s gym, 911 Merriwether Street. The dinner is organized to feed those who may be in need or will be spending the Christmas holiday alone. Included in […]

Nov. 23, 2007 Religion Calendar

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, […]

Religion Digest: Handbell Festival set for Saturday

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant The 15th annual Eastern New Mexico Handbell Festival will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Portales, 200 S. Avenue C. Twelve handbell choirs from Clovis, Portales and the surrounding areas will be performing. Music on the program will include massed ringing pieces […]

Religion Digest: Church holding annual sale

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant The Trinity United Methodist Church’s Womens Group will be holding its annual Fall Bake, Craft and Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. The sale will be held in the multi-purpose room of the church, which is located at 1320 W. 21st St. Proceeds of the sale […]

Movie producer speaking on faith

CNJ staff The Matt 25 Hope Center is sponsoring an event Sunday featuring the producer of the movie “Amazing Grace.” The producer, Ken Wales, is also known for his work on “Chariots of Fire” and the TV series “Cagney and Lacey.” He is also the author of “Sea of Glory.” Wales will speak on Christianity […]

Religion Digest: Advent Christian welcomes pastor

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Clovis Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St., will be welcoming new pastor, Sam Walch, with a morning service, at 11 a.m. Sunday. Walch, his wife Janelle and two children come to Clovis from Baraboo, Wis. He has served in the ministry for six years. Calendar Saturday Distribution — […]

Oct. 19 Religion digest

Christian comedian Dennis Swanberg will be presenting a guest ministry beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday at the High Plains Baptist Church, 2800 E. 21st St. Tickets are free and are available at the church’s office or through any church member. Information: 762-4727. Calendar Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m., sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. […]

Religion Digest: Speaker to talk about freedom of mind, body and soul

Sheri Rose Shepherd will be the featured speaker from 9 a.m. to noon during a Spiritual Seekers Conference on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamore St.. Shepherd, who speaks to more than 30,000 women a year and has had her life story featured on Lifetime Television for Women, will cover freedom of […]

Religion Digest: Church holding animal blessing

There will be a blessing of the animals at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 1705 W. 21st St. The blessing will be hosted by Pastor Margot Thompson of Trinity United Methodist Church and Father Ben Wright of St. James Episcopal Church. All animals are asked to be caged, leashed […]

Religion Digest: Christian author hosting conference

Christian author Lauraine Snelling will be holding a writer’s conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Masters Centre, 810 E. 21st St. Cost of attendance will be $35 for advance reservations or $50 at the door. Information: 762-1924. Church holding services in park First Christian Church will be holding services starting at […]

Religion Digest: Church breakfast fund-raiser planned

The Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic churches are holding a joint breakfast fund-raiser from 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church Parish Hall. The money will go toward a Spanish retreat. Tickets are $6 for adult and $3 for children and can be purchased at either church office. The breakfast will […]

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. […]

Religion Digest: Christian Believers extend invitation

Christian Believers Education invites residents of Clovis Housing at Grand Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to hear testimonies from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, according to a group spokeswoman. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served, and there will be entertainment. For information, call Ruby Gordon, secretary, at 763-1715. Calendar Saturday Distribution […]

Religion Digest: Free oil changes offered to seniors

Faith Christian Family Church will sponsor free oil changes for those 60 and older from 9 a.m. to approximately noon Saturday at Hamilton, Big Valley and Bender car dealerships. The church’s associate pastor, the Rev. Maurice Monson, said the purpose was to thank senior citizens for the sacrifices they have made throughout their lives. Members […]

AUg. 3, 2007 Religion Calendar

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. Rummage sale — 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, multi-purpose […]