Portales director starting two children’s choirs

Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Choir Director Heather Vest is starting children’s choirs at Eastern New Mexico University. Third- through eighth-graders can learn to read music and sing a variety of styles of Christmas music this semester. Argen Duncan Young voices will have an outlet at Eastern New Mexico University this fall. Heather Vest, an […]

Capabilities exercise presented for base personnel, families

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Maynelinne De La Cruz The CV-22 Osprey lands in a cloud of dust made by its own powerful propellers during a capabilities exercise as opposition forces look on June 26. The exercise showcased several different aircraft By Senior Airman Elliott Sprehe: 27th SOW Public Affairs office The Army Special Forces […]

21st century House of God

The Central Baptist Fuel Center can show images on three 10-foot by 14-foot video screens or combing them into one 42-foot screen, as seen here during its grand opening on April 6 featureing the band Everyday Sunday. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Central Baptist Church understands it needs to adapt […]

Texico native returns as director of missions

By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Texico native Dan Pearce has returned home after 34 years to serve as director of missions for the Eastern New Mexico Baptist Association in Clovis. Pearce said his mission in this position is to aid in the direction and coordination of approximately 30 Southern Baptist churches in eastern New […]

Local pastors expect large congregations for Easter

Senior church member Ken Bartley washes the feet of Rector John Rollinson at Thursday’s service at St. James Episcopal on Main Street. The foot washing is a symbol of Jesus washing Peter’s feet at the Last Supper. CNJ staff photo: Mike Linn. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer While most churches in Clovis are […]

Central Baptist expanding to take in new worshippers

Joseph Vest, pastor at Central Baptist Church, left, and Derek Osburn, the student pastor, look over the blueprints of the expansion/renovation project that will take place at the church. The project will include a new youth center. Photo: Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina Members of Clovis’ Central Baptist Church will break ground Sunday on […]