Trinity Baptist hosts dinner

William Thompson Members of Trinity Baptist Church, on South First Street, have already bought turkeys and hams for their first ever free Christmas dinner which will take place Dec. 23 at the church. Tommy Snapp, a church member, said the meal will begin at 11 a.m. and last until the food runs out. “We’ve bought […]

Baptists host Thanksgiving

TV Hagenah The First Baptist Church will be hosting their fifth annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the Tucumcari community on Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Day. The event will go from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m and will feature the standard Thanksgiving fair of turkey and all the trimmings including dressing, mashed potatoes, sweet patatoes, cranberrys and giblet […]

Trinity Baptist to hold concert

TV Hagenah Country gospel singer Myra Green will be coming to Trinity Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 3 to perform in a special free concert at the church according to Trinity Baptist representative Linda Danwerth. “She was here a year ago,” said Danwerth, “and it went over very well. It is very inspirational.” Green is a […]

First Baptist Chruch Round up features fiddler

TV Hagenah Sunday, Sept. 26 will not be an average Sunday at Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church. In fact, according to First Baptist Associate Pastor Dan England, Sunday will be something markedly out of the ordinary as the church is conducting their annual Fall Round-up. England said unlike past years, this year there will be a […]

Local graduates from Fort Worth Seminary

FORT WORTH — Tucumcari native Samuel Mitchell earned a Master of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 7. Mitchell graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1991 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Wayland Baptist University in 1998. He is the son […]

Baptists end century celebration

TV Hagenah A century ago, the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari began and during the last five months in Tucumcari the most modern edition of that church has been celebrating those 100 years of existence. On Sunday, the church took part in the last part of that celebration which included not only the regular services […]

Jennifer Sons Arnold

Jennifer Sons Arnold, 47, died April 5, 2004 at New Mexico Regional Medical Center in Albuquerque following an extended illness. Arnold was born Dec. 2, 1956 in Lubbock. She lived for a number of years in Tucumcari where she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was also a graduate of Tucumcari High School. […]

First Baptist Church celebrates 100

By TV Hagenah Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church turned 100 on Sunday and they had a party with all the trimmings to celebrate it at the church’s fellowship hall. Tucumcari’s oldest protestant church commemorated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the church Sunday evening Jan. 4 with a birthday cake, balloons a room full of […]

Services address more than 450

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TV Hagenah Well over 450 people turned out for the sixth annual end of the year Community Worship Service held at the Tucumcari Convention Center on Sunday, Dec. 28. One of the organizers of the annual event, Rev. Jim Witcher, said the crowd marked one of the largest turn-outs the Tucumcari Ministerial Alliance has ever […]

Trinity gets new pastor

Linda ben Donwerth Fred Caton, a local farmer and rancher and Tucumcari High School graduate, was called by Tucumcari’s Trinity Baptist Church to be their pastor as of June 16. His wife Rita is a school teacher. They have three children: Sam and wife Misty, Nicole and Stephen. At the age of nine, Fred asked […]