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Participating Houses of Worship
Area Church Listings ...................................8
Roswell First Assembly of God ....................5
Area Church Listings ..................................9
Salvation Army ..........................................15
Calvary Baptist Church ................................6
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church .................16
Church on the Move ....................................3 Country Club Rd. Church of Christ ..............7 First Church of the Nazarene .......................4 FIrst Presbyterian Church of Roswell ...........7
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.........10 St. Mark’s Lutheran Church-ELCA ............13 St Peter’s Catholic Church ........................11
First United Methodist Church .....................2
Trinity House of Praise ...............................15
Neighborhood Church of the Nazarene .....12
United Church of Roswell ..........................11
Redeemer Christian Fellowship ..................13
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First Church of the Nazarene
TRANSFORM YOUR ANSWER TO LIFE’S MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION
WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
YOU ARE NOT AN ACCIDENT!
You were created by God for five purposes, and until you understand them, life will not make sense.
Over 10,000 churches nationwide are participating in a spiritual journey this fall called 40 Days of Purpose. Over the course of 40 Days, we’ll explore God’s amazing plan for you – both here and now, and for eternity. Knowing God’s purpose for creating you will reduce your stress, focus your energy, simplify your decisions, give new meaning to your life, and, most importantly, prepare you for eternity.
BEGINNING SOON IN A HOME NEAR YOU! You’re invited to enjoy this important series in a comfortable home setting in your neighborhood. Each of the six weekly video lessons is led by Pastor Rick Warren.
April 14-June 2
“Make sure you’re not missing the point of your life – read this book! The Purpose Driven Life will guide you to greatness – through living the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.” BILLY GRAHAM AND FRANKLIN GRAHAM
“Destined to be a classic...Timeless, profound, and compelling, this is the book we’ve all been waiting for!” BRUCE WILKINSON AUTHOR, THE PRAYER OF JABEZ
First Church of the Nazarene
501 N. Sycamore Roswell, NM 88201 575-624-2614 www.roswellfirstnaz.com facebook.com/roswell.nazarene
Services Sunday 10:45 a.m.• Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
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Did you know? Tithes have become synonymous with religious giving, but tithing was not always connected to religion.
"Tithe" comes from the Old English word "teogoa," which means "tenth." It evolved to refer to a percentage of an individual's income that is paid in dues, primarily to a church. A tithe also referred to a group of 10 households that lived close to one another and acted as sureties to the king.
Some suggest the religious tithe concept was established in ancient Hebrew and Old Testament teachings. While there may be mentions of tithing in religious documents, most scholars confirm that New
Testament scriptures are most responsible for the concept of religious tithing. The Christian Church didn't officially adopt tithing until the year 787 under Pope Adrian I. Tithing actually can be traced back even further than the beginnings of Christianity and Judaica, however. There are references to tithes as early as ancient Mesopotamian times and other eras of the Ancient Near East. A tithe may be an amount voluntarily held aside for charitable giving. It also may be a tax or levy placed on a person's income. To keep with the ancient concept of tithing, many people tithe 10 percent of their income.
2801 West Fourth St.
(Behind Champion Motorsports)
Maundy Thursday â€˘ March 28 Agape Meal @ 6:00 pm Worship @ 7:15 pm Easter Sunday â€˘ March 31 Worship @ 9:30 am (followed by potluck dinner at 11:30 am)
Sunday Morning Worship Services 9:30 am
Rev. Randy Nolan, Pastor www.wpcroswell.org
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Explaining the Christian Holy Season Jesus Christ's last supper with his disciples. His act of breaking bread and offering it as His "body" and sharing wine as His "blood" has become an integral part of the Christian mass. It is representative of Christ giving up His life in place of our sins.
About one-third of the planet, or roughly 2.1 billion people, are Christians. Each spring, this large subset of the population celebrates the religious miracle that is the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Lenten season is one of the holiest times of the year on the Christian calendar. This is a period of 40 days and nights that begins with Ash Wednesday at the beginning of Lent and lasts through Easter Sunday. Many Christians celebrate Easter but may not know the significance or meaning behind certain days on the Lenten calendar. Here is a primer on the Lenten season for Christians and nonChristians alike.
In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, the season when one prepares for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Ash Wednesday always falls 46 days before Easter and will vary according to the calendar.
Ash Wednesday is a Holy Day of Obligation, which means parishioners are expected to attend mass to mark the beginning of the holy season. During the mass, celebrants receive ashes in the form of a cross on their foreheads. The ashes are made from burning the blessed palm fronds from last year's Palm Sunday mass.
Good Friday Nowadays, ashes allow Christians to humbly display an outward sign that they are aware of their shortcomings and are cleansing their souls in the preparation for the celebration of Christ's resurrection.
Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week and it is a day of obligation when Christians attend mass, and they receive fronds of blessed palms. Occurring a week before Easter, Palm Sunday commemorates the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover. The gospels record the arrival of Jesus riding into the city on a donkey, while the crowds spread their cloaks and palm branches on the street and shouted "Hosanna to the Son of David" and "Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord" to honor him as their long-awaited Messiah and King.
In ancient times ashes were worn Holy Thursday is the Thursday as a symbol of sorrow, repentance preceding Easter Sunday. It marks and acknowledgment of sins.
Good Friday is also known as Black Friday but should not be mistaken with the post-Thanksgiving Black Friday. It is the day that Jesus had to march to his crucifixion site while carrying an extremely heavy wooden cross. Jesus was mocked, spit on, tortured, and forced to wear a crown of thorns during His jour-
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ney after being arrested by Judas and then suffering at the hands of Pontius Pilate. After being nailed to the cross at His palms and ankles, Jesus suffered for six hours before He died. Jesus died on the cross for the sins of the people.
The holiest day of the season is Easter Sunday. On this day, Jesus rose from His tomb. Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and found Jesus missing. Jesus then approached her and showed how he was again alive. His disciples were shocked at the appearance of his resurrected self, furthering their faith in him as the Son of God.
Country Club Road
Church of Christ Sundays Worship 10 A.M. & 5 P.M.
D ea r F ri e nd s,
R os we l l a n d t h e su r ro u nd i n g co mm un i t y h as a br i gh t f u t u re a n d w e at t he Co u nt ry Cl u b R o ad Ch u rc h o f Ch ri st ar e h ap p y t o be a p o si t i v e f a ct o r i n t h at f ut ur e.
We ar e an a ct i ve , g ro w i ng g r ou p o f C hr i st i a ns w ho c o me f ro m d i ve rs e b a ckg r ou n ds . O ur me mb er s l o ve ea ch o t h er an d e nj o y b e i n g t o g e t h e r o f t e n. We of f e r m i n i s t r i e s f o r c h i ld r e n , p a r e n t s , (10-11 A.M. Service Broadcast t een a ge rs , s i ng l es , gr ow i n g f a mi l i es , a n d o l de r a du l t s . O u r Bi b l e Live over KBIM-AM 910) c l a s s e s a r e d e s ig n e d f o r a ll a ge s a nd a r e d e v o t e d t o m e e t i ng t h e Doug Austin, Minister s p i r i t u a l n e e d s o f n o t o n l y o u r c o n g r e g a t i o n , b u t o u r c o m m u n i t y. I n a d d i t i on , we ha v e a n a c t iv e L i f e G ro u p p r og r a m t h a t p r ov i de s COME GROW WITH US IN WORSHIP, FELLOWSHIP, SERVICE d e e p B i b l e s t u d y a n d s t r o n g r e l a t i o n s h i p s . We a l s o o f f e r s u p p o r t g r ou p s t h a t d e a l w i t h f a m i l y p ro b le m s a nd e v e n s o m e i n di v i du a l Sundays - Bible Class 9 am, Spanish Bible Class 9 am o r f ami l y co un s el i n g.
Life groups meet various times throughout the day
O u r wo rs h ip t i m e is w a r m a n d s p i ri t u a l l y u pl i f t i n g , wi t h a t i m e o f p r ai se an d c om mu ni o n wi t h o ur Lo r d. O ur pr ea ch i n g i s C hr i st Wednesdays - Ladies Bible Class 10 am, Bible Study 7 pm c e n t e r e d a n d h op e f ul l y c ha l le n ge s t h os e of t h e c o n gr e g a t i on t o b e mo re l i k e J esu s .
• Nursery available for all services • Services interpreted for the deaf
We wo u l d l o ve t o b e p ar t o f yo u r f u t u re . Ou r ai m i s t o se rve t h e L o rd a nd b l e s s t h e c o m m u n i t y a ro u n d us . We n e e d pe op l e l ik e y ou t o j o i n u s i n m aki n g a d i f f e re nc e i n t h e w or l d a ro u nd us a n d m ak e t h i s w o rl d a b et t er p l ac e f or ou r ch i l dr en .
First Presbyterian Church of Roswell
700 West Country Club Road, Roswell, 622-1350
Sunday Worship 10 am
3rd & Kentucky Streets 622-4910
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Superb Music Reflective Preaching Warm Welcome Roswell Youth Theatre Missoula Children's Theater Bible Study Spiritual Growth Fellowship
Area Church Listings
ST. FRANCIS ANGELICAN CHURCH (@ Church of God Seventh Day) 18th & Kansas, 420-3573, Bob Jordan Min.; W.S. 10:00 a.m., Wed. 6:00 pm ST. STEPHEN’S 101 S. Lea; 910-9706; Fr. Bob Tally, Min; W.S. 9:00 a.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 1224 W. Country Club, 622-2171, Melvin Suttle, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:45 a.m. & 6:00 pm., Wed. 7:00 pm.
MIDWAY ASSEMBLY OF GOD 63 Yakima Rd., 347-5309, S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10:15 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wed. 7 p.m TEMPLO BETAL ASSEMBLY OF GOD 221 E. Jefferson, 623-6852, Paul & Toni Herrera, Mins.S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 5 p.m. Tues. & Wed. 6 p.m.
TEMPLO LA HERMOSA FIRST SPANISH ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1305 South Garden, 625-0885, Oscar Guerrero, Min. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 5 p.m. Tues. & Wed. 7 p.m. BAPTIST
MORNING STAR BAPTIST 1513 Mulberry Ave., W.F. Wagoner, Min. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. Wed. 7:30 p.m.
MOUNTAIN VIEW BAPTIST 206 E. Charleston, 622-1019, Jack Ferguson, Interim Min. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10 a.m. & 5 p.m. Wed. 6:00 p.m. MT. GILEAD MISSIONARY BAPTIST 700 E. Summit, 623-0292 Pastor Allen. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 11:00a.m.
PRIMERA BAPTIST 417 East Wildy, 623-5420 S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m. ROSWELL BAPTIST TEMPLE700 E. Berrendo, Bill Whitehead, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 am. & 6 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m. TABERNACLE BAPTIST 115 W. 11th, 622-7912, S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
THE FRIENDSHIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST 1220 Johnson St., 623-6484, Michael K. Shelton, Sr., Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. Wed.7 p.m. TRINIDAD COMMUNITY BAPTIST 1707 W. Juniper. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
ADVENTURE BIBLE CHURCH 1905 S. Main St., Butch Neal & Tim Arlet, Mins. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m.
VICTORY BAPTIST 1601 W. McGaffey, 622-0114, Dan Holt, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
BETHEL BAPTIST N. Garden & East Country Club Rd., 6228182 Richard Grisham, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:40 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
WASHINGTON AVE. BAPTIST 1400 North Washington Ave., 840-1144, Randy Reeves, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m.
BERRENDO BAPTIST 400 W. Berrendo Rd., 622-1372, Troy Grant, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m.
BYKOTA BAPTIST 2106 E. Pine Lodge Rd., 622-3399 Don Johnson, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m.
CALVARY BAPTIST 1009 W. Alameda, Chris Mullennix, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:45 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST 500 N. Pennsylvania, 623-2640; Matt Brooks, Min., S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 11:00 a.m.
FIRST BAPTIST – HAGERMAN 211 N. Cambridge, Hagerman, Herb Gage, Min.; S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST OF DEXTER 101 W. 3rd St., Dexter, 734-5673, Jackie Thomas, Min., S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m. GALILEE BAPTIST 513 E. Matthews St., 662-8534, W.W. Green, Min. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. HIGHLAND BAPTIST 2001 S. Lea, 622-9980, Rev. Wayne Brazil, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Wed. 6:00 p.m.
IGLESIA BAUTISTA EL CALVARIO 600 E. Tilden, 623-8135, Roberto Mancillas, Min. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
MIDWAY BAPTIST 134 Yakima Rd., Leo Pennington, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
WARE TABERNACLE MISSIONARY BAPTIST 900 E. Deming, 622-0546, Richard Gorham, Min. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10 & 11 a.m., Wed. 6 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST West Alameda & Balsam, 622-5562 W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m., 2nd Sun. 1:30 p.m., Wed. 7 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST 200 S. Union, Suite C, 347-2628; S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.
IGLESIA DE CRISTO 801 N. Washington, Horoario de Servicios: Domingo 9:30 & 11:30 a.m. & 6 p.m., Miercoles 6 p.m. SPANISH CHURCH OF CHRIST 3501 W. College, 622-3618 S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wed. 7 p.m.
SPANISH CHURCH OF CHRIST Mulberry & Buena Vista, Joe Villa, Min. W.S. 9:30 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. CHURCH OF GOD
HOPE FAMILY CHURCH OF GOD 2600 S. Union, Raye Miller, Min., W.S. 10:30 a.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m., Thurs. Youth 6 p.m. NEW COVENANT FELLOWSHIP CHURCH OF GOD 2200 N. Garden, 624-1958, S.S. 9:30 a.m. W.S. 10:45 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
IMMANUEL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 1000 N. Union, 622-6352, Louis Accardi, Min., S.S. 10:30 a.m.; W.S. 11:30 a.m.; Wed. 6 p.m. ST. PAUL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 321 E. McGaffey, 623-1568, Joe L. Dawson, Min. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m., Tues. & Fri. 8 p.m. EPISCOPAL
ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL 505 N. Penn., 622-1353, Father Dale Plummer, Min.; Principal Service. 9 a.m. 11:00 a.m.; in church Wed. 7 a.m. in the prayer garden. http://standrews roswell.org
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH Deacon Jesus Herrera Dexter, Sat. Mass 6 p.m., Sun. Mass 11 a.m.
Kingdom Halls 205 W. Gayle Mesa Park Cong. Sun. 10 a.m.; Tues. 7 p.m. Buena Visa Cong. (Spanish) Sun. 1:30 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.
ASSUMPTION CATHOLIC 2808 N. Kentucky, 622-9895, Joe Pacquing, Min. Masses: Sat. Mass 9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.; Sun. Mass 9 a.m. & 11 a.m.; Mon-Fri Mass 12:10 p.m.; OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE Lake Arthur, Sun. Mass 8 a.m. ST. CATHERINE’S Hagerman, Sun. Mass 9:30 a.m.
ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC 506 S. Lincoln, 622-3531, Fr. Gonzalo Moreno, O.F.M. Pastor; Sat. English Mass 5:30 p.m., Spanish Mass 7 p.m.; Sun. English Mass 10 a.m., Spanish Mass 8 a.m. & 12 Noon.
ST. PETER CATHOLIC 805 S. Main, 622-5092, Charlie Martinez, Min.; Sat. Mass 6 p.m. Sun. Mass 8 a..m. & 11 a.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST
CHURCH OF CHRIST 1500 S. Elm, 622-4675; John Early Cannon, Min. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST 1512 South Main St., 622-4426 S.S. 10:30 a.m.; W.S. 9 a.m., Wed. 6:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST 700 W. Country Club Road, 622-1350, Doug Austin, Min. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10 a.m. & 5 p.m., Wed. 7 p.m.
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1718 N. Atkinson Mountain View Cong. Sun. 1 p.m.; Wed. 7:30 p.m. Spring River Cong. Sun. 10 a.m.; Tues 7:30 p.m. 1421 S. Garden Rio Pecos Cong. Sun. 10 am; Thurs. 7 p.m. Dexter- 411 S. Lincoln Dexter Cong. Sun. 10 a.m.; Thurs. 7 p.m. JEWISH
CONGREGATIONAL B’NAI ISRAEL 712 N. Washington, 6227295, W.S. 2nd & 4th Fri. 7 p.m. LUTHERAN
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN 1405 N. Sycamore at College, 6222853Daniel Praeuner, Min., S.S. 10:20 a.m.; W.S. 9 a.m.
Area Church Listings
REDEEMER LUTHERAN 2525 N. Spruce Ave., 627-7157; W.S. 10 a.m.
ST. MARK EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN 2911 N. Main St., 623-0519, Larry Sydow, Min.; S.S. 9:15 a.m.; W.S. 10:15 a.m. METHODIST
ALDERSGATE UNITED METHODIST 915 W 19th St, 625-2855, Jim Bignell, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 9 a.m. DEXTER UNITED METHODIST 112 W. 3rd St., Dexter, 7346529, Jim Bignell, Min. S.S. 9:30a.m.; W.S. 11:00 a.m.
IGLESIA DE DIOS 317 East Wildy, 627-6596, Daniel Madrid, Min., Domingos: Escuela Dominical 10 a.m., Servicio Evg. 5 p.m. Martes: Oracion y Estudio 7 p.m., Jueves: Servicio Dept. 7 p.m.
IGLESIA DE DIOS DE LA PROFECIA 2322 N. Sherman; 505-610-6094 505-507-1254 Ministros Nicolás & Yolanda Limón. Servicio dominical 11 a.m. miércoles y viernes 7 p.m.
NEW APOSTOLIC 813 N. Richardson, Ste. A, W.S. 10 a.m.
THE DOOR 129 E. 3rd St. 575-495-9813; David Solano, Min.; W.S. 10:30 am & 6 pm. Wed. 7 pm
LIFE MINISTRIES FOURSQUARE CHURCH 409 W. 16th, 6223383; Wayne & Janice Snow, Mins.; W.S. 10:30 am,Wed. 7:00 p.m. TRINITY APOSTOLIC FAITH N. Washington & 17th St., W.S. 11 a.m.
FIRST UNITED METHODIST 200 N. Pennsylvania, 6221881 Rev. W. Douglas Mills, PhD, Min.; S.S.9:15 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m.
TRINITY HOUSE OF PRAISE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD 510 S. Montana, 623-2710, Bobby Barnett, Min. W.S. 9:45 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN 400 W. 3rd St., 622-4910, Sam Lanham, Min. S.S. 8:30 a.m.; W.S. 10 a.m. 24-Hr Daily Inspiration Hotline 622-4923
TRINITY UNITED METHODIST 1413 S. Union, 622-0119, Pastor Glenn Thyrion, Min.; S.S. 10 a.m.; WS. 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 2201 West Country Club Rd.
First Ward: Hank Malcom, Bishop 623-2777; W.S. 9 a.m.; S.S. 10:10 a.m. Second Ward: Jeff Savage, Bishop, 623-4492 W.S. 11 a.m.; S.S. 12:10 p.m. 3ra Rama (en Español): Presidente McClellan; W.S. 2:15 p.m.; S.S. 12:15 p.m. NAZARENE
CENTRAL CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 901 E. Country Club, 420-2907 Randy Elftman, Min. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
REDEEMER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 1500 S. Main, 622-2392, Timothy J Hammons, Min.; S.S. 9 a.m. W.S. 10:15 a.m. IGLESIA PRESBITERIANA HISPANA 2801 W. 4th St., 622-0756, Adam Soliz, Min. W.S. 11 a.m.
WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN 2801 W. 4th St., 622-2801; Rev. Randy Nolen, Min.; S.S. 10:45 a.m.; W.S. 9:30 a.m. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST
BEULAH SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST 106 S. Michigan Ave., 243-6203; Alex Horton, Min. Sat. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 501 N. Sycamore, 6242614; Dr. J. Vaughn Gossman, Min.; S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:45 a.m.; Sun. 6 p.m.; Wed. 6:30 p.m.
IGLESIA ADVENTISLA DEL 7 DIA 500 S. Cedar, 910-6527, Noel Dominguez, Min. Sat. S.S. 11 a.m.; W.S. 9:30 a.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1019 S Lea; 623-0201; Hector Torres, Min.; S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m.; Spanish Service 12:30 p.m.; Wed. 6:30 p.m. APOSTOLIC ASSEMBLY OF THE FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST 1721 N. Maryland, 624-2728, Ismael Chavarria, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 5 p.m. Thurs. 7 p.m.
APOSTOLIC BIBLE 2529 West Alameda, 625-8779, Rod Foster, Min. S.S. 10 a.m.; W.S. 6:30 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m. APOSTOLIC FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER 1103 N Union; Joel Martinez, Min., 627-2258; W.S. 10 a.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.
FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL 602 S. Mississippi, 347-2514, J.E. Shirley, Min. W.S. 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Wed. 7 p.m. GOD’S MESSENGER 3303 W Alameda; 625-0190; R. Dixon, Sr., Min.; S.S. 8:45 a.m.; W.S. 10 a.m.; Wed. Noon HOUSE OF PRAYER 412 E. Matthews, 746-6699, Mike Valverde, Min. W.S. 5 p.m. Wed. & Fri. 7 p.m.
ROSWELL ENGLISH SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Jaffa & S. Union, 623-4636, Ken Davis,Min. Sat. S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 am. Wed. 7 p.m.
ADVENTURE BIBLE CHURCH 1905 S. Main St., Butch Neal & Tim Arlet, Mins. S.S. 9 a.m.; W.S. 10:30 a.m. ALBUQUERQUE/ ROSWELL FAMILY 501 Cagua S.E., 266-4468, Fritz Schneider, Min.
BEOD MOED HEBRAIC BIBLE CENTER 928 W. McGaffey, 840-6120, Sat. Hebraic Dance 1 p.m.; Torah Study 2 p.m.; Wed. Pray & Dance Practice 6 p.m. CALVARY CHAPEL OF ROSWELL 2901 W. 4th, 623-8072, W.S. 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Wed. 6:30 p.m. CHRIST’S CHURCH 2200 N. Sycamore, 623-4110 S.S. 8:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:00 am.
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CHURCH OF GOD 7TH DAY 1722 N. Kansas, 623-7295, Sat. W.S. 9:45 a.m.
CHURCH ON THE MOVE 901 W. Brasher Rd., 622-7011, Troy Smothermon, Min. W.S. 9 & 11 a.m. Wed. 7 p.m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH PCA 1500 S Main 622-2392. Timothy Hammond Mins.: S.S 9 a.m. W.S 10:15 a.m. Wed. 6 p.m.
GATEWAY 1900 Sycamore Ave., 623-8670, Rick Rapp, Min. W.S. 10:30 a.m.; Wed. 7 p.m. GRACE COMMUNITY 935 W. Mescalero, 623-5438 Rick Hale,Min.; W.S. 9 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
H.I.S. HOUSE 300 W. 3rd, Dexter, 734-6873 Ron & Jeri Fuller, Mins. W.S. 10 a.m. Wed.6 p.m. NARROW WAY 2200 N. Sycamore, 623-2511, Lyman Graham, Min. W.S. 2 p.m.
NEW LIFE CHURCH OF ROSWELL 1800 W. Bland, 622-2989, Barbara Norfor, Min.; S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m.; Wed. 7 p.m. ORTHODOX BAHA’I FAITH email@example.com 622-5729
ROSWELL CHRISTIAN OUTREACH MINISTRIES 101 S. Sunset; Joe Diaz, Min. W.S. 11 a.m. Wed. & Fri. 7 p.m.
ROSWELL PRAYER CENTER 622-4111/317-3867; Sat. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 6 p..m. to 9 p.m. SALVATION ARMY 612 W. College, 622-8700 Beau & Mandy Perez, Mins. S.S. 9:30 a.m.; W.S. 10:45 a.m.; Prayer Meeting, Tues. 7 p.m. THE UNITED CHURCH OF ROSWELL 417 E. Wildy; W.S. 9 am Bob Maples, Pastor
UNITY OF ONE CHURCH 704 E. Mescalero, 622-1185, Seferino Chavez, Min., W.S. 10 am, Bible Study Thurs. 7 p.m.
WASHINGTON CHAPEL CHRISTIAN 110 S. Michigan St., 623-3511 Rev. Abukusumo, Min.; S.S. 9:45 a.m.; W.S. 11 a.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.
WAYMAKER 202 S. Sunset, 627-9190 Mike & Twyla Knowlton, Mins.; W.S. 10 a.m.; J12 (8-12 yr. olds) 4 p.m.; Revolution Youth Service 6 p.m.; Wed. Core Home Groups 7 p.m.
How to choose a Confirmation name
For many young Catholics, the day they receive the sacrament of Confirmation is a day for which they have spent years preparing. When Catholics are confirmed, they become adults in the eyes of the church. But before candidates can receive the sacrament, they first must fulfill a number of obligations. One such obligation is choosing a Confirmation name, so young Catholics have a source of inspiration and a patron saint to protect and guide them through the rest of their lives. Choosing a Confirmation name is a task not to be taken lightly, and candidates typically must choose the name of a canonized saint for their Confirmation name. There are exceptions that allow Catholics to choose the name of someone who has not been canonized, but candidates must discuss these options with their teachers or priest. Learning about the saints is a great way to start the process. Male candidates are required to choose a male name, and females must choose a
For Confirmation candidates who must decide which name to adopt for their Confirmation, the Bible is a great resource.
female name. Once you secure a list of canonized saints, study their lives and what they did to earn sainthood. Any saints whose stories resonate with you would likely make a good saint to emulate, and therefore a fitting Confirmation name. If you have trouble narrowing down your list, ask a family member, friend or even your religion teacher or priest for help. You might want to
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choose the same Confirmation name as your father, or your family might have a history that relates especially well to the life or trials of a particular saint. If not, reflect on the things that mean the most to you, and look for a saint who best embodies those values. When choosing a Confirmation name, don't choose one based on how different the name itself might sound. While this might amuse you and your friends, as you and your faith grow you might eventually regret choosing a name for such a silly reason. Though it's acceptable to choose a name that is extraordinary, just be certain you're doing it for the right reasons and not to get a rise out of your friends. Choosing a Confirmation name is an important part of preparing to receive the sacrament of Confirmation. Candidates should take the decision seriously and work hard to find a saint whose life is truly inspiring.
The meaning of Confirmation
Confirmation is one of the seven sacraments within the Catholic faith. During Confirmation, Catholics receive the Holy Spirit and become adults in the eyes of the church. Most Catholics are confirmed around the ages of 14 or 15, and the ceremony is presided over by a bishop, who possesses the fullness of the priesthood but also rules a diocese as its chief pastor. Though once routinely performed before a child reached his or her first birthday, nowadays the western Catholic church confers the sacrament when people are old enough
to understand it. After the Second Vatican Council, which occurred in the 1960s and addressed the relationship between the Catholic Church and the modern world, it became normal for Catholics to receive the sacrament of Confirmation between the sixth and tenth grades. This time span is considered to be the age of discretion, or when Catholics have a reached a point in their lives where they have been deemed to be morally responsible.
UNITED CHURCH OF ROSWELL
We celebrate Christ’s resurrection 365 days a year.
Sunday Services 9 AM
Currently meeting at 417 E. Wildy (Corner of Wildy & Garden)
Helen Keller once noted ‘the only thing worse than being blind-is having sight, but no VISION!’
Join us in our VISION! You’ll be Blessed and God will be Honored.
MY Christian Confession
Robert Maples, Pastor 910-5845
“Jesus Christ is Lord.” I did not come to this conclusion after spending countless hours at a formal altar in a church building or after staring at a stained glass mosaic depicting the history of religion. “Jesus Christ is Lord.” I did not come to this conclusion after spending countless hours in a scientific laboratory attempting by historical research, to validate the deity or holiness of Christ. I tried that and failed. What revealed to me that Jesus Christ is Lord is my faith in Him. This is not a claim that can be demonstrated in an objective or scientific manner. I am taking the risk that Jesus Christ is Lord. I am declaring today that – that risk has become a reality in my life. I used to keep Jesus at a comfortable distance. I met him close up in the street. I liked what I saw. Jesus is now the focus of my faith. A radical shift has taken place in my religious consciousness. It was not with fanfare or blaring trumpet that ushered God into my life.
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A still small voice spoke to me and said, “Follow me.” I did. I am. I will forever follow him. Jesus has changed my life. To say that Jesus Christ is Lord is more than a nice, clean, acceptable, antiseptic religious phrase, safe to speak in a church house. It is a new way of life for me. I have come to this conclusion voluntarily. I say it again and live with this abiding principle as the key to my daily living…I say humbly yet boldly…”Jesus Christ is Lord”. “Jesus Christ is Lord” I make this confession because I have decided to follow Jesus. Without following Jesus this confession is empty and meaningless. Let there be no doubt – I am a confessor. I am a believer. I am a disciple. I am a Christian. Heaven is my home. God is my Father. I have given my heart and life to him. I have confessed my sins to him. I am trusting my eternal destiny into his care. Jesus Christ is not only Lord – Jesus Christ is my Lord. No apologies. No regrets. Sheer joy. Sheer delight.
Gift ideas for first-time communicants for the first time, religious jewelry can make a great Parents, aunts, uncles, and even older brothers and gift. A cross or crucifix that young ladies can wear as sisters often look on with pride when their young relatives receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. a necklace appeals to many young girls' love of jewelry while allowing them to showcase their faith at One of three Sacraments of Initiation within the Catholic church, the sacrament of First Holy the same time. If not a cross or crucifix, a sacramental charm bracelet can make an ideal gift. Communion, or the Eucharist, is a momentous event For boys who just received their First Holy in the life of a young Catholic. To Catholics, First Holy Communion is the first time they receive the Communion, a cross or crucifix also makes an appropriate gift. Another gift idea for boys is a body and blood of their savior Jesus Christ. Despite receiving First Holy Communion at a relmiraculous medal that can be inscribed to commemorate the day. Many grown men still have the medals atively young age (most children receive the sacrament at the age of seven or eight), young Catholics they received at their First Holy Communion and consider these medals among their most cherished are schooled on the significance of the day and many possessions. of them recognize just how it important it is to their Of course, not all gifts are gender-specific. Books, faith and their family members. That significance is including the Bible, that will instill a greater underonly highlighted by the presence of family and friends on the day that young Catholics receive the standing of the faith and help children grow as Catholics make great gifts for boys and girls. Rosary Eucharist for the first time. Many families celebrate A new Bible or a first set of rosary beads make beads also make great gifts for boys and girls. the day with a party that commences after children receive the sacrament, and it's customary for rela- great gifts for youngsters who just received their Creative gift-givers might also want to make a DVD or photo album of a youngster's First Holy tives to give youngsters a gift to commemorate their First Holy Communion Communion, which is a gift they can share with othspecial day. Catholics follow, and many of those guidelines have ers, including their own children someday, for years When it comes to gifting youngsters on their First to do with the new communicant's gender. Holy Communion, there are certain guidelines many When gifting a girl who just received the Eucharist and years to come.
Services at Neighborhood Sunday, March 24-Palm Sunday-11:00 am Maundy Thursday- Seder Supper March 28th-7:0O pm
Friday March 29-Good Friday 6:00am Prayer & Communion followed by Breakfast Showing of the Passion of the Christ 6pm
Saturday, March 30-Easter Egg Hunt Alice Reischman Park 2:00-4:00pm Ages 1 thru 10 Sunday, March 31-Resurrection Sunday Worship Service & Baptisms-11:00 am
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St. Mark’s Lutheran Church–ELCA
2911 N. Main Roswell, NM 88201 575-623-0519
Pastor Larry Sydow
SUNDAY SERVICES SUNDAY SCHOOL 9:15 a.m.
WORSHIP WITH COMMUNION 10:15 a.m. * Nursery Available
FELLOWSHIP Refreshments following Worship
PLEASE JOIN US FOR ALL OF OUR HOLY WEEK SERVICES
We are: * A growing congregation with a big heart. MAUNDY THURSDAY * We are a main line denomination that serves global needs. 7:00 p.m. We believe: * God desires a relationship with every human being. GOOD FRIDAY - Stations of the Cross * Grace through Jesus Christ is God’s FREE gift to ALL of us. 7:00 p.m. Therefore: EASTER SUNDAY BREAKFAST * We have a traditional worship focused on the Word of God and the sacraments with 8:45 a.m. Communion EVERY Sunday. * Both men AND women have prime leadership roles in worship AND programs. CELEBRATION OF THE RESURRECTION * Service to the community is at the forefront of our activities. OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST * We are creatively restructuring our ministry outreach and growth. 10:15 a.m. * We invite you to worship COME and SEE! (John 1:46)
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Not all Communion ceremonies and traditions are the same
The sacrament of First Holy Communion is one of the more momentous occasions in a young Christian's life. Many families find the day is so significant that they host parties after the ceremony. New communicants are given presents at these parties and relatives and friends express pride in the youngster's continuing devotion to his or her faith.
While Roman Catholics and Protestants share certain traditions with regards to First Holy Communion, there are some notable differences between the ceremonies and affiliated traditions as well. * Age: Within the Roman Catholic church, it's common to receive First Holy Communion at the age of 7 or 8. But it's common for
Protestants to wait until they are as old as 14 Catholics tend to follow stricter guidelines. before they receive Communion for the first Girls wear a formal dress, but the dress is most time. often white. Roman Catholic boys typically dress in suits, complete with a necktie. * Ceremony: The ceremony of First Holy Communion is also different within the * Receiving the sacrament: Once a person Roman Catholic church and the Protestant receives Holy Communion, where they may church. In the Protestant tradition, all commureceive Communion might depend on their nicants receive Communion at the same time, individual faith. Roman Catholics, for while new communicants within the Roman instance, only allow those who received Catholic church receive their First Holy Communion within the Catholic church to Communion before others in attendance. receive the sacrament in a Catholic Church. * Dress: A communicant's attire varies Protestant tradition is less strict, and depending on whether he or she is Roman Protestants, upon receiving First Holy Catholic or Protestant. Protestant girls typical- Communion, may then take it at any ly wear a formal dress of any color, while boys Protestant church. (Note: The Protestant wear a pair of dress slacks and a shirt. Roman church has many denominations
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Did you know? Within the Catholic Church, the Sacrament of Confirmation is when the church recognizes successful candidates as adults. A similar recognition occurs within the Jewish faith. Bar Mitzvah for boys and Bat Mitzvah for girls is when boys and girls in the Jewish community become responsible for their actions. Prior to that, the child's parents assume responsibility for their actions. When young children assume this responsibility, they become a Bat Mitzvah (boys) or a Bar Mitzvah (girls). Once boys and girls reach this status, they can
officially lead prayer and other religious services, both within
their families and within their
communities. Similar to young Catholics, who spend years preparing
Sacrament of Confirmation, Jewish boys and girls spend
years preparing for their Bar or
Bat Mitzvah, including attending Hebrew School and performing charity or community
service -- requirements that are very similar to those young Catholics must fulfill.
Trinity House of Praise
Find life among the forgiven at the Salvation Army. Become a soul winner and serve suffering humanity 9:30 am 10:45 am Noon
Sunday Sunday School Worship Lunch
3:30 pm 7:00 pm
Tuesday Music Practice Pray & Plan
A Great Family of Believers we preach, teach and live for Jesus. Country Gospel Music Saturday Night Classes available for all ages: Sunday School 9:45 am Ages 6 & Up Worship 10:45 am 5:30 pm Sunday and Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm
Event Room available for special gatherings. • Family Reunions • Meetings • Receptions
510 South Montana Ave 623-2710 (Home) 622-1732 (Office)
(Corner of S. Sunset & West Albuquerque St.)
Pastor Bobby Barnett
10:00 am 5:00 pm 5:30 pm
Wednesday Women’s Home League Cub Scouts Boy Scouts Thursday Girl Groups Friday THE GIG
612 W. College Boulevard Roswell NM 88201 622-8700
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St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church 505 N. Pennsylvania • Roswell, NM 88201 • 575-622-1353
Wednesdays 7:00 a.m. Sundays 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Adult Forum Sundays 10:30 a.m.
Easter Vigil Saturday at 8:00 pm Easter Sunday Service 9 am & 11 am
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church has long had a pres- Southeast New Mexico and is growing. While our church ence in the city of Roswell. The first church was built in is large we still maintain a feeling of family which is nur1894 in its current location. The church is lovely and has tured by gatherings for parties, potlucks and worship. been described as a “Little Cathedral”.
As a church we believe our mission is to proclaim Jesus When entering the church itself, there is a feeling of holiness experienced by many who come to worship the Christ as Lord and spread the Good News of his Gospel in Roswell and the world. Our fellowship strives to do just Lord. that. The men of St. Andrew’s meet for fellowship, prayer We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and welcome every- and breakfast on the first Thursday of each month at 7 a.m. one to come and worship with our family on Sundays at 9:00 am and 11:00 a.m. Adult forum is at 10:30 a.m. on The women of the church meet each month at 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings, and Sunday School is at 9:00 a.m.. We on the second Monday of each month in the Blue Room at also have a Wednesday morning healing service with Holy the church. The women are very involved in the ministry Communion at 7 a.m. During the summer months this of the church, raising money for charitable causes. St. service is held outside in the Prayer Garden. Andrews hosts A.A., and Alanon. We are quite active in St. Andrew’s is the largest Episcopal Church in our community.
St. Andrew’s, “Where Families come to Pray!”
We invite you to come and worship the Lord with our family. For further information call 622-1353.