Memories of the Local Church: December 29

South Plains Community Action provides mortgage assistance to income-eligible households affected by COVID-19. The program will help eligible households pay up to six consecutive months of full and / or partial mortgage payments, including mortgage arrears, according to a leaflet from the SPCAA. At least one of these months of mortgage coverage can be used to cover a future monthly payment. Eligible households must be in Hale, Bailey, Lamb, Floyd, Hockley, Cochran, Dickens, Crosby, Garza, Lynn, Motley, Terry and Yoakum. South Plains Community Action is based in Levelland. Those interested in additional information can call (806) 598-1356.

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 course is hosted by Johnny Beavers at Seth Ward Baptist Church, 601 E. 24e St., every Friday at 6.30 p.m.

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

Our Lady of Guadalupe offers a soup kitchen in the cafeteria once a month. A soup kitchen coordinator said it was run by the church’s CCD program. He helps the children involved get community service credits. Delivery is available. Soup kitchens are generally offered on the third Saturday of the month. Meals are served from noon to 2:00 pm at 211 W. Seventh Street.

The 9th and Columbia Church of Christ will now offer community dinners once a month. Dinners will be every second Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 808 N. Columbia St. For more information, call (806) 293-2616.

The Plainview Dance Club holds dances at First Christian Church in Plainview once a week. Dances are held Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Third Church on the East Service Road of Interstate 27. Snacks and performances are available for those who wish to join in the dancing and fellowship. . It is forbidden to smoke and / or drink. The event is open to everyone. The registration fee is $ 5 for members, $ 7 for non-members, or $ 10 for a one-year membership.

Worship at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Plainview takes place every Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

First Friday of vocations – 6 pm-7pm (Mass & adoration), Saint Isidore, 17813 N I-27, Abernathy

Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church invites you to pray with them every Sunday morning. Even if you’re out of town or in bad weather, you can still worship with us LIVE every Sunday at 9am. Through our partnership with Network1Churches, we are able to deliver our entire worship service online for FREE! If you can’t reach us at 901 Oakland Street this Sunday, be sure to visitwww.network1churches.comand find our church listed under the “Today Services” tab.

The CATHOLIC PASTORAL CENTER is closed. HOWEVER, the Joan Patton Finance Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and all operations (DCA, payments, invoicing, etc.). We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. Call 792-3943 to contact staff members.

First United Methodist Church has a new service schedule. A traditional service is set for 9 a.m. and a contemporary service in the church activity center is set for 11 a.m. on Sunday. Everyone is welcome. Come as you are. The church is located at 1001 W. 7th St. Call (806) 293-3658 for more information.

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 , sexual abuse, sexual assault, or neglect of 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. (https://catholiclubbock.org/ProperReportingProcedure.pdf)Once the local law enforcement or vulnerable child / adult helpline has been called, information regarding an allegation of child sexual abuse should also be reported to the victim assistance coordinator. Oscar Reyes, at (806) 543-9178 or to diocesan leaders.

The Catholic Charities Diocese of Lubbock provides support for food and mental and emotional health. Those who need help or want to learn more can visit cclubbock.org/assistance or cclubbock.org/youth-and-families for more information.

If there is any activity going on in your church that you would like the community to know about, send them to [email protected] or [email protected] to be posted to their memoir list. church. The briefs take place every Friday. Call (806) 296-1353 if you have any questions.

Jerry B. Hatch