Briefs of the Church – July 1


The new owner of the former Salvation Army building at 2n/a and Ash started a new food ministry on Wednesday. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, Alonzo Ramirez invites the community to stop by for a free homemade meal. It maintains an open invitation to everyone.

Registration is now open for Super Summer 2022 at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview. This year’s featured speaker is Shannon Hopkins and worship leader is Dusty Joplin. The camp is scheduled for July 11-15. Those interested in additional information can find it at

The Catholic Renewal Center will host the Culture of Ministry Seminar for Young Adults on August 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be aimed at those beginning a ministry to young adults and current leaders in ministry to young adults. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP to Peggy Klein at [email protected] or call (806) 696-3506 by August 8. Lunch will be provided.

The Catholic Charities team has Youth Counsellor/Case Manager positions open in Plainview, Brownfield or Lubbock. Visit

Apply online for Catholic Charity Direct Aid programs. We are currently limiting the number of forms accepted each week to continue to respond in a timely manner. The form reopens every Monday at 9 a.m. Apply at

Parish volunteers and staff remember that you can complete your Safe Environment training through the Diocese’s website at

Seth Ward Baptist Church, 601 E. 24e St., offers a Men’s Prayer Breakfast every second Saturday of the month at 8 a.m.

A Celebrate Recovery class is hosted by Johnny Beavers at Seth Ward Baptist Church, 601 E. 24e St., every Friday at 6:30 p.m.

The Lighthouse Apostolic Church, 1504 Houston in Plainview, invites the public to pray at the church from 6-7 p.m. each Friday. You do not need to be a church member to attend and pray. For those who are homebound or sick, the church ministry will come to pray for you at your home. Call Pastor Alvin Ruiz at 806-729-4057 for more information.

Our Lady of Guadalupe offers a soup kitchen through the cafeteria once a month. A soup kitchen coordinator said it was run by the church’s CCD program. It helps involved children earn community service credits. Delivery is available. The soup kitchen is usually offered on the third Saturday of the month. Meals are served from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 211 W. Seventh Street.

The Plainview Dance Club holds dances at the Elks Lodge every first, second and fourth Thursday from 6:30-9:00 p.m. The Elks Lodge is located at 908 N. I-27. Meetings include weekly musical entertainment each evening. There are no snacks. The event is open to everyone. Membership fees are $5 for members, $7 for non-members, or $10 for a one-year membership.

REPORTING ABUSE OR NEGLIGENCE: Our clergy (bishop, priests and deacons), seminarians, men and women of consecrated life, lay staff and volunteers are trained to recognize and report any disclosure or suspicion of physical abuse, abuse sex, sexual assault. , or negligence to the competent authorities. It is the policy of the Diocese of Lubbock to report any allegation of sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult to law enforcement. ( Once local law enforcement or the Child Abuse/Vulnerable Adults Hotline has been called, information regarding an allegation of abuse sexual assault on a minor should also be reported to the victim assistance coordinator, Oscar Reyes. at (806) 543-9178 or diocesan officials.

The Catholic Charities Diocese of Lubbock offers assistance with food and mental and emotional health. Those who need help or want to learn more can visit or for more information.

Bayard Faith Resources offers supports for working with children and adolescents.

If there are activities going on in your church that you want the community to know about, send them to [email protected] or [email protected] to be posted on their news list of church. Memorials are held every Friday. Call (806) 296-1353 if you have any questions.


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