Religion feature: Westminster Presbyterian’s first female pastor leading congregation

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Courtesy photo Cristabelle Russell is the new pastor at Clovis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church and the first woman to lead the near 50-year-old congregation. Sharna Johnson Not only has a new pastor taken the pulpit at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Cristabelle Russell is the first woman to lead the congregation in its near 50-year Clovis history. Beginning […]

Oct. 31 Religion Digest

Church hosting western concert Only By Faith, a Christian Faith western group, will perform for a community concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Central Baptist Church. Information: 763-3517 Annual dinner next week Westminster Presbyterian Church’s 13th annual Miss Lillian’s Cowboy Stew will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Tickets […]

Tornadoes kill three in Texas

The Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Texas – Tornadoes swept through two North Texas towns after dark, reducing houses to bare concrete slabs in a path of destruction that left three people dead and 10 injured, officials said Wednesday. An elderly couple were found dead in a destroyed home in the tiny town of Westminster, about 45 […]

Hungate, Martha

Martha “Ileen” Purselley Hungate, 83, of Westminster, Calif., formerly of Clovis, a homemaker, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Orange Grove Rehabilitation Hospital in Garden Grove, Calif. She was born on Sept. 10, 1920, in Texico, to Joe and Ann Purselley. She was a 1939 graduate of Clovis High School. She was a member of […]