By the grace of God

Curtis Shelburne If I could somehow know that I had but one more opportunity to stand before Christ’s people and share God’s word, I would like to think that final sermon would be centered on the good news of God’s grace. What grace? The grace of God as expressed through Christ Jesus and his death […]

Religion briefs

The women of Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis will hold their annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the church building, located at 1320 W. 21st St. Proceeds will go to local and national missions. For information, contact Kay Berry at 762-3115. • • • First Assembly of God in Muleshoe […]

De La Torre to sing in Muleshoe

QCS Staff Gospel singer Robert De La Torre of Dallas is coming to First Assembly of God at 521 S. First Street in Muleshoe at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 for what his organization describes as “dedicated service in proclaiming the sacred message of the gospel through song.” De La Torre sings in both Spanish and […]

Civil rights icon to be remembered in celebratory parade in Portales

By Tony Parra Portales will commemorate one of our nation’s most remembered civil rights leaders with festivities over the weekend. The 19th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration begins at 10 a.m. with a parade which begins on South Avenue O and Second Street to Abilene to the Memorial Building. Veda Urioste, the mistress of […]

The spirited sound of gospel: Concert set for Saturday

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Clovis High School choir director Chuck Tipton leads the gospel choir in “Praise His Holy Name” during rehearsal Wednesday at the high school. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Eric Butler Choir group members are used to singing a wide range of music. Gospel music, however, is best known by singers in church choirs rather […]

Reason for the Season concert to feature music and ministry

By Helena Rodriguez There’s many ways to praise God, and musicians will be doing it with jazz, gospel hip-hop and Mexican cumbias during the “Reason for the Season” concert. The diverse night of Christian music will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Lyceum Theater, 411 N. Main in Clovis. The lineup of entertainment will include: […]

Calvary Baptist hosts music group

By Gary Mitchell Andy Wall is anticipating an enjoyable evening of Southern Gospel music from a group he has never seen in person. They’re bound to be good, he said, because a former interim pastor recommended them. The Texans, a Gospel quartet from Quitman, Texas, will sing in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary […]

KingsRiver to perform in concert

Special to the CNJ KingsRiver, a Southern Gospel quartet from Fort Worth, Texas, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St. The group’s second visit to Clovis, KingsRiver will present a program of testimonies and songs ranging from the old favorites to the newer songs being heard […]