Turkey talk by third graders

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Heaven Chavez, 8, and third-grade teacher Gabriela Walden put the final touches on a flour tortilla that ends up being a tepee. It’s all part of learning about the meeting of Native Americans and pilgrims and what’s now called Thanksgiving. Children have a special way of viewing holidays, so to […]

Church readies for Thanksgiving

Special to the QCS Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather together around the table for a traditional meal, but for some there is no family. For others, there may not be a chance to get together as a family this year for whatever reason. There are many elderly people who are unable to […]

Thanksgiving a la green chiles

By Ryn Gargulinski While Thanksgiving usually brings to mind canned yams, pilgrim hats and cranberry stains on a white lace tablecloth, things may be celebrated a little differently in Eastern New Mexico. That’s because everything’s done a little differently in Eastern New Mexico. One can start by analyzing the menu, which is sure to contain […]

Being Thankful

By Debra Whittington Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be than thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalms 100:2,4 Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us once again with Christmas not far behind. Already the stores are featuring […]

The gift of life always a miracle

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist Know ye that the Lord he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalm […]

Turkey on the house

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS One needn’t grab an ax and a turkey to find a feast this Thursday. Tucumcari’s First Baptist Church is offering a free Thanksgiving meal — and everyone is invited, said church member A.J. Williams, who coordinates the event’s committee. “We encourage people who are alone, or couples who don’t want to […]

Thanksgiving is a state of mind

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you (1 Thessalonians 5:18). To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever (Psalms 30:12). This […]

Thanksgiving dinner shared by more than 150

William Thompson FIrst Baptist Church opened it’s Fellowship Hall Thursday to around 150 Tucumcari residents looking for a hearty meal of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a variety of salads and desserts. Pastor Benny Hipps said giving people the opportunity to share a free meal with others was all the church […]

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 […]

Appreciate God this Thanksgiving holiday

While many consider Thanksgiving a distinctively American holiday, it also is celebrated in Canada (on 13 October in 2003), as it should be because the initial occurrence happened before there was a United States or Canada. The purpose of Thanksgiving should be the same today as it was 400 years ago. Whatever the re-writers of […]