Faith Events for the week of Dec. 24, 2017

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Amarillo will sponsor a TEENS ACT Retreat Weekend on Thursday through Dec. 31. Any who would like to attend can register online at Hall monitors also are needed. Those interested can visit the website to sign up.


Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. Sessions are scheduled at several locations in Amarillo:

Central Church of Christ, 1401 S. Monroe St. The classes will begin Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Go to or for more information or to register.

Pleasant Valley Assembly-God located, 4415 Slope Drive. Classes will begin Jan. 11 at 7 p.m.. Go to for more information or to register.

Potter County District 3 located, 4843 N. Soncy Road. Classes will begin Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. Go to for more information or to register.

Through common-sense principles, FPU gives people tools to change their behavior and succeed financially. Ramsey teaches lessons on budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. On average, families who complete FPU pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Following the class nearly 94 percent of those families budget regularly.


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