Faith and Values

Mt. Olive plans panel discussion
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will host a program on “Soap Opera Subjects with Biblical Subject /Meaning,” Friday, April 26,7:30 p.m. The program will feature a panel of speakers on the subject. Master of ceremonies is Deacon Willie Charles Johnson. Bell ringer (time keeper) is Sis. Shirley Longmire. Program coordinator and chairwoman is Sis. Barbara Poole Harris. Dr. Monroe Tucker Jr. is pastor of Mt. Olive MBC. The church is…
National Day of Prayer is May 2
Atmore’s observance of the National Day of Prayer will be held Thursday, May 2. This year’s theme is “Love one another. Just as I have loved you.” (John 13:34). The day will begin at 10 a.m. with prayer at the Veterans Memorial and city hall. The community prayer service and scripture reading will take place at 5:30 p.m., in the Escambia County High School Cornell Torrence Gym. Scripture reading will…
Dedication service set
News Staff Report Emmanuel’s Faith Center is moving from Walnut Hill to Atmore, and the pastor, officers and members hope you’ll join them in dedicating their new building. Bishop Wayne Johnson, pastor, had a vision to move the ministry back to Atmore hometown, and a new church was built at 710 E. Ridgeley Street. The dedication service will be held Sunday, March 10, 3:30 p.m. The theme is In Servitude…
Singing the gospel
About three years ago, Donna Stewart began playing hymns at The Meadows and Atmore Nursing Center. At times, she was joined by one or two who sang – some who sang with the Jubilee Singers at First Baptist Church. Now, there’s a group who periodically visits both facilities and share the gospel in song. Shown at The Meadows recently are, from left, Jan Stuart, Marvin and Anita Risher, Rev. C.L.…
OCC under way
If you’re filling shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, please be aware that the OCC team is standing by to receive boxes this week through next Monday. If you’re not filling a box, please consider donating $9 which covers the cost of shipping and helps in training personnel in the countries where the shoe boxes are distributed. The goal for this area is 8,000 shoeboxes. The collection site is Grace Fellowship,…