Leaders prepared town to be part of state

As we continue to look back to the years just before New Mexico became a state, we note that in 1910, our city government was well organized as were a number of churches, and organizations. The city government consisted of Mayor J.A. Street, one of the founders of Tucumcari, City Clerk J.R. Daugherty, City Attorney […]

Tucumcari FBC has new pastor

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By Debra Whittington/Special to QCS First Baptist Church of Tucumcari has a new pastor. John Hinze began his ministry on June 14. Hinze and his wife, Marcia, come to Tucumcari from Carlsbad where he was pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church for 11 years. Hinze has also been pastor of Mayhill Baptist Church, New Testament Baptist […]

Easter sunrise services in Tucumcari – slideshow

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Chelle Delaney Members of several churches in Tucumcari gathered at sunrise on Easter Sunday for services. Jason Bruce, minister to students from First Baptist, Margaret Koontz, pastor of First Presbyterian and Tom Broom, pastor of Center Street Methodist, each delivered a short sermon.

Pastor celebrates 20th, learn health history tree, essay contest for high schoolers

Pastor celebrating… Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, will be celebrating his 20th anniversary as pastor of the church. Friends and members of the church are invited to join in the celebration at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Temple Baptist, 124 W. Aber St. Essays wanted… The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting […]

Year-end service set for Sunday

by Quay County Sun Staff The 12th Annual End of Year Community Church Service will be at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The program was started 12 years ago, by a former pastor of First Baptist Church, Bob Miller, said Jim Witcher, pastor of First Christian Church, whose church participates in […]

Church celebrates first Christmas

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Members of The Divine Connection church community celebrated their first Christmas in their new home on Monday. “God has blessed us with a place to meet,” said Fidelia Severance, a member of the community. “We’re in transition. We’re getting the building up and running.” “I just have to pinch […]

A church called home

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff The First Baptist Church at Logan celebrated its 100th anniversary recently with a program that was a year in the planning, according to Centennial Chairman Sandy Charles. The celebration included words from the current pastor, Steve Kulback Jr., and church historian, Lester Parrish, plus hymns and a good old-fashioned church […]

3-16 religion briefs

€ The End Time Ministries, 424 S. Monroe St., will celebrate its third anniversary at 3 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Eliseo Padilla from Denver, Colo. will preach. The services will be in Spanish and English, and anyone in the community is invited to attend. There will be a meal served following the service. For more information […]

End Ministries Church holds annual yard sale

Winnie Hagenah Friday morning will see a great deal of activity around the End MInistries Church at 424 S. Monroe, as the church kicks off their annual yard sale at 8 a.m. Aug. 6. In addition to traditional yard sale items such as clothing and kitchen gadgets, church members will also be selling tamales for […]

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 […]