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Lubbock Nativity kicks off Christmas season with exhibits, music(0)

November 21, 2013

The organizers of the Fifth Annual Lubbock Nativity say the experience helps them start the Christmas season off with spiritual ideas instead of commercial ones. “It helps me focus my own mind” on the true meaning of Christmas, Lubbock Nativity Chair Marti Wallace said. Liz Smart, one of the original organizers of the event, said […]

Lubbock Nativity kicks off Christmas season with exhibits, music

Monterey offers women’s Bible study

More than 100 women have started the new school year with a Bible study at Monterey Church of Christ. “We call ourselves WOW, Women of Worship,” said Melissa Burns. A new Bible study on video by Beth Moore is being shown to the women, who then discuss reading material and the video on Daniel. “It’s […]

Wolfforth Church of Christ to hold Vacation Bible School

The Wolfforth Church of Christ will be holding a Vacation Bible School on Saturday, July 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The theme of the session is “Can You See It?” The church is located at the corner of Fifth Street and Main Street in Wolfforth. The Vacation Bible School is open to all […]

Betenbough employees take mission trips to Africa

Mission trips are a company perk at Betenbough Homes, which has sponsored several employee trips to help others. “We normally do several a year,” said Lauren Hays, public relations coordinator for Betenbough. Kerry Ritchie, Betenbough’s sales and marketing director, said everyone in the company gets paid vacation, but they also get paid time to go […]

Wolfforth Methodist women sew dresses for Kenyan orphans

Sewing machines hum, irons hiss and scissors snip in a small room at the Wolfforth United Methodist Church each month as about a dozen women meet to sew dresses and shorts they will send to children in Kenya. The women are making the clothes for orphans in partnership with the Life for Children Ministries in […]

Leaders pray for schools, families

More than 40 people gathered for a National Day of Prayer event held Thursday, May 2, in the Wolfforth Community Center by the Wolfforth Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. Six community leaders, including four religious leaders, talked and prayed for a number of different institutions. The Rev. C.W. Faulkner, pastor of the First Baptist […]

Frenship, Coronado teens head to Haiti on mission trip

When school first lets out for summer vacation, 11 students from Frenship High School and Coronado High School won’t be lounging by the pool. Instead, the students will be joined by five adults on a mission trip to Haiti through Wolfforth United Methodist Church. Taylor Thompson, the youth leader at WUMC, said the teens have […]

Monterey Church of Christ celebrates 50 years

Monterey Church of Christ will celebrate its 50th anniversary in April. This is a picture of their building when it was under construction.

Monterey Church of Christ will celebrate its 50th anniversary April 7. Barry Stephens, senior minister at Monterey, said church members at Pioneer Park Church of Christ, which no longer exists, had a dream to plant another Church of Christ in Southwest Lubbock. The church was started after the first members bought 5 acres of land […]


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