Religion digest — Feb. 17

Sermon series culminates Sunday The final part in a series of sermons by Pastor Scott Seymour focusing on young Americans opting out of Christianity will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Part of the sermon “Road Blocks to Faith: When Christians Get it Wrong in Dealing With Homosexuality” is based […]

Religion digest — Oct. 28

Church having holiday event Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 West 21st, is having its first Truth and Treat event from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday. Parables from the Bible will be presented in a western style. After each parable, treats will be distributed.

Reader-submitted: Habitat holds groundbreaking

Last Thursday at 5:30 p.m., approximately 40 friends and neighbors joined the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield and our newest prospective homeowner, Sonia Dunlap, to hold a short groundbreaking ceremony at 2100 West Manana Blvd. in Clovis. After a short opening prayer, Brumfield spoke regarding the need for affordable housing […]

Club notes —

Quilt Guild The Llano Estacado Quilt Guilt met Nov. 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 22 members attending. President Amy Armenta welcomed three guests: Ann Hall of Tucumcari, June Rielly of Portales and Casey “Kay” McGee of Claude, Texas. Kay became new vice president/parliamentarian of the club. Jeanette Biddle gave the secretary’s report and Leigh […]

Club notes — Oct. 3

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Sept. 23 at Trinity Lutheran Church with nine members attending. The meeting was called to order by Jeanetta Mesner. Roll call was answered with your most embarrassing moment. June Phillips read the minutes and a thank-you note from the Eastern NM Food Bank. Dorothy Bean gave the […]

Club notes — Sept. 19

Clovis Quilters club The Clovis Quilters met Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church with 12 members attending and welcomed back past member Debra Williams. Kathy Gilman called the meeting to order. A thank you note from Trinity Lutheran for the help with the VBS quilts was read. All three quilts won first place ribbons at the […]

Sept. 19, 2008 Religion Digest

Church breaking ground on new building Clovis Landmark Baptist Church will be breaking ground on its new building at 5 p.m. Saturday on Williams Street behind Trinity Methodist Church. The church body currently meets at Wayland Baptist University. Jack Spencer, the church’s pastor, said the church has been working toward a building for almost two […]

3-7 Religion calendar

TodayLay Speaking Classes – 6-9 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St., 763-7450. Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.Lay Speaking Classes – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St., 763-7450. SundayMen’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 […]

Aug. 5, 1971

Jerry Dean and Ruben Reyes of Clovis were among 2 million men born in 1952 who faced the possibility of being drafted under the lottery conducted by the Selective Service System. … Clovis boxer Earl Large lost to Chico Castillo at a match held in Juarez, Mexico. … Among 69 building permits issued was a […]

Play born from childhood

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist Growing up in Alamogordo during the Cold War era, Janeice Scarbrough heard it repeatedly as a child. From her mother, as well as others, the words echoed — “We will be among the first to be bombed, if and when it happens.”   The connection, of course, was Alamogordo’s, and […]

No such thing as luck, only hard work

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist I walked under a ladder on purpose the other day to prove a point. Some men were climbing onto a roof at Eastern New Mexico University and one of them forewarned me not to as I boldly walked right under the ladder with a sarcastic smile on my face. “You’re […]

Williams, Bill

Bill R. Williams, 79, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Lamesa, Texas, to Mae and Thorpe Williams. He was a farmer and rancher in the Clovis area and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; three […]

Tapia, Trinity

Trinity Natalia Tapia, 21-months, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born March 29, 2004, in Clovis, to Teresa and Johnathan Tapia. Survivors include her parents of Portales; two sisters, Alexis Sierra Barges of Portales and India Rayne Tapia of the home; maternal grandparents, Natalia and […]

Whatley, Ray

Services: have been held. Mr. Ray Whatley, 87, of Friona, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. He was born on March 17, 1917, in Lockney, Texas, to James Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Whatley. He married Polly Rucker on June 5, 1938, in Lockney, Texas. They moved to Clovis that […]

CNJ to host health fair on Saturday

By Ryan Lengerich Dan Otero, a physician assistant at Trinity Family Medicine, said Clovis is an average city that can do much better in terms of health. “We want people to be able to brag about the health of Clovis and want to live here,” Otero said. “To our community it is vital to make […]

Religion Digest 10/31

First Christian Church First Christian Church is hosting a harvest festival, described by church officials as a safe environment for kids to have treats without the tricks. The event is set for 6:30 tonight at the church building across from Marshall Junior High at 1700 N. Main. Children are encouraged to dress up as Bible […]