Faith and Values

Gaines Chapel hosts annual conference
A local congregation was host to their denomination’s annual conference last week. Gaines Chapel AME Church Pastor Rev. Amos Smith and Hospitality Director Melinda Robinson anticipated as many as 400 attendees for the Ninth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 8th Session of the Southwest Alabama Annual Conference Monday, October 9, through Saturday, October 14. Bishop Harry L. Seaworth is Presiding Prelate, Ninth District. Some assemblies were held…
Homecoming, revival set at Mt. Olive
The pastor and congregation of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invite all to join them in homecoming and revival services next week. Homecoming is set for Sunday, October 22, 3 p.m., with the message by Pastor Michael Arnold of Peace and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, Brewton. The revival guest speaker is the Rev. Dr. Timothy Woods, Pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church, Birmingham. Revival services will be held Monday through Wednesday,…
Mt. Pisgah holding Harvest Day, revival
Pastor Dr. M.L. Wilson Sr. and congregation of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church invite all to worship with them as they celebrate their annual Harvest Day and Revival. The Harvest Day service is Sunday, October 15, at 3 p.m., with special guests the Rev. Fischer Walker and Antioch #3 Missionary Baptist Church of Monroeville. Revival services will be held Monday through Friday, October 16-20, 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Gary…
New Beginnings Ministry hosting the Tripps
New Beginnings Ministry will host LaVerne and Edith Tripp this Sunday. LaVerne made his first public singing debut at the age of 2½ and he hasn’t stopped. After singing solo and with several local groups, LaVerne joined the world-famous Blue Ridge Quartet in 1969. During this period of LaVerne’s career, he wrote and recorded three consecutive number-one songs: I Know, That Day Is Almost Here and After Calvary. For seven years…