Faith and Values

Uniting in prayer, Bible reading (with photo gallery)
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Ephesians 4:3. That was the theme of this year’s National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3. Unity abounded at the local event in the Escambia County High School gym, as people of all faiths, all races, all walks of life came together to pray and read the Bible. Pastor…
Spreading the Word – in heart languages
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The video tells the story. A large box of books is opened in a crowd of people. They scramble to get one of them. A man holds his book up, then clutches it to his chest. Then he kisses it. This scene is played out in remote areas around the world. The book is the Holy Bible. The Bible is the best-selling book in…
FBC McCullough – Dedication service for church that rose from ashes
More than 80 people — members of First Baptist Church of McCullough and their guests — gathered in the church’s new sanctuary on Sunday, April 15. They didn’t come to mourn the loss of the former house of worship to fire, but to celebrate the dedication of the new building that has risen from the destructive blaze’s ashes. The new building, the third major structure in the church’s 113-year history,…
Dedication Sunday for McCullough FB ‘new’ building
This Sunday, April 15, 16 months after an early morning fire leveled First Baptist Church of McCullough, the church’s congregation will celebrate the dedication of its “new” house of worship. The Rev. Alfonzia Williams Sr., pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, will deliver the message for the dedication ceremony, which is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. at the 611 Center Street church. The congregation of “about 50” met for…
Annie Jones UMC to celebrate homecoming
The congregation of Annie Jones United Methodist Church is holding homecoming services this Sunday, April 15, 11 a.m., with dinner on the grounds following the service. Annie Jones is honored to host Bishop David Graves as the homecoming speaker. He will dedicate the newly renovated sanctuary during this time. All are welcome. Annie Jones UMC is located at 5040 Arthur Brown Road, Walnut Hill.