Faith and Values

Trinity to celebrate ‘Blue Sunday’
Special to Atmore News On September 9, at 10 a.m., the Rev. Jeffrey A. Jencks will officiate at a Holy Eucharist “Blue Sunday” service for local area first responders. On the Sunday closest to 9/11, the Episcopal families of St. Anna’s in Poarch and Trinity in Atmore combine to honor emergency personnel as well as City of Atmore and PCI Tribal officials. This is the 12th annual Blue Sunday service…
Pine Barren hosting gospel bluegrass concert
Mark your calendar for an evening of gospel bluegrass. Pine Barren Baptist Church will host Alan Sibley and The Magnolia Ramblers Sunday, September 16, 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy old time gospel bluegrass music followed by fellowship and refreshments. For more information call Pastor Mike Harper 850-256-0530 or pianist Arelene Mack 251-359-3630. The church is located at 5270 Pine Barren Church Road, Highway 4, in Davisville.
Praying in the Field
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer It was nice in the shade. Good breeze. But no doubt the heat kept some folks away. Monday afternoon, June 4, several people met behind Hardee’s in Rivercane to pray for a revival that’s months away, but one that has been in the planning stages for months already. Monday, the first prayer gathering was held at the site of Fire in the Field, a…
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…