Faith and Values

Bethel UMC undergoes changes
In late December, Bethel United Methodist Church became a mission church, also known as a preaching station, in the Baypines District of the United Methodist Church. “Peaching station” sounds very John Wesleyan. Wesley was, of course, the founder of methodism. Members voted to make this change from being a full connectional church for financial reasons. It had nothing to do with the split that may come in the denomination later…
DWC holding pastor appreciation services
The congregation of Destiny Worship Center is planning a series of services – Pastor’s Love Celebration – for Pastor and Leading Lady Dr. Bernard and Felicia Bishop. The theme for the celebration is Steadfast & Unmoveable, 1 Corinthians 15:58. The first service, Love Banquet, is set for Saturday, March 7, at 6 p.m., with speaker Pastor Danny Stevens. Love celebration services are as follows: * Wednesday, March 11, 7 p.m.,…
Pine Barren hosting the Chestang Family
The Chestang Family will be at Pine Barren Baptist Church Sunday, February 16, for the 6 p.m. service. The Chestang Family of McIntosh, Ala. has been playing bluegrass gospel music since 1996. Their main purpose is to spread the gospel in song and encourage people along the way. Their music has been described as “Gospel music with the Traditional Bluegrass sound.” The Chestang Family has traveled all over the southeast…
March for Life
Special to Atmore News The March for Life in Mobile will be Friday, January 24, the same day as the National March for Life in Washington DC. This year’s Alabama theme is “Standing for the 6000” (number of babies aborted last year in Alabama) with hope for 6,000 participants to gather at the rally in Cathedral Square at 9:45 a.m. (or ASAP after) to hear featured speakers. The goal of…
New school record
Rabb scores 94 points during week; Bulldogs improve to 14-2 By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Kedarieon (K.D.) Rabb scored 94 combined points, setting a new school record for points in a week, as J.U. Blacksher continued to roll. Despite a loss to W.S. Neal, the Bulldogs improved to a 14-2. Rabb and Company first squared off against Neal January 6, dropping just short, 57-52. Rabb scored 28 points during that…