Faith and Values

Mt. Olive celebrating pastor and first lady
The membership of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating their Pastor’s 33rd Year Love Celebration. The theme is “Worthy of Double Honor.” The Scripture is 1 Timothy 5:17 – “Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.” Services begin Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m., with a Love Night honoring Sister Nora Tucker, the pastor’s wife. The…
NDP Committee connecting with churches
The local National Day of Prayer Committee is beginning work on this year’s event to be held Thursday, May 4. NDP Committee Chairman JoAnn Martin is making a plea for area churches to get involved. “The NDP Committee is so excited about the upcoming 2017 National Day of Prayer, as we come together to pray for our community, country, and each other,” JoAnn said. “We are asking all churches in…
February concerts at GSUMC
Several concerts are scheduled to be held at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. Broadway and More Now an annual tradition, the GSUMC Snowbird Broadway and More concert will be held Thursday, February 9, and Friday, February 10, at 7 p.m., in the church sanctuary. The performances will feature excerpts from such memorable Broadway musicals as Oklahoma, Oliver, The Wiz and a number of other favorites from Elton John, Simon and…
Bible study set at FPC
Do you want to explore the deep mysteries of the tabernacle of the Old Testament and its variety of meanings for your walk with God today? If so, you’re invited to attend the First Presbyterian Church Ladies Winter Bible Study beginning Thursday, January 26, at 9:30 a.m., and ending April 6. Childcare will be provided. Beth Moore’s updated version of A Woman’s Heart, God’s Dwelling Place dramatically illustrates God’s persistent…
Gaines Chapel marks Emancipation Proclamation anniversary
Although the deluge that continued across Atmore on Sunday, January 1, held down the attendance, it did little to dampen the spirit of those who attended Gaines Chapel AME Church’s celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation’s 154th anniversary. Only 31 people gathered in the local church to mark the anniversary of the document that is credited with effectively ending slavery in the United States, a fact that drew comments from two…