Lupus awareness walk set for May 18
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Anyone who has suffered from or had a loved one suffer from lupus knows how devastating the disease can be. Natalie Coates wants others to know that, too. Coates is the driving force behind the first Lupus Walk, an event designed to raise awareness of the long-term autoimmune disease that strikes a reported 16,000 people in the U.S. each year and can be fatal.…
National Day of Prayer
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Atmore joined the rest of the country in observing the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 2. The Rev. Ted Bridges opened the gathering, emphasizing this year’s theme: “Love one another, just as I have loved you” John 13:34. “Brothers and sisters, we need to love one another … I love you because He first loved me,” Rev. Bridges said. Participating in the program were…
Hugs
News Staff Report One of the new events at Mayfest was Destiny Worship Center’s Love Like Jesus. Church members and volunteers invited all to get a hug and give a hug as they introduced this new project to the community, Pastor Bernard Bishop and Felicia Bishop along with Jamel Moore were led blindfolded along the path of the other booths throughout Mayfest showing Christ’s love as well. Members were blindfolded…
Church seeking pictures for history
Walnut Hill Baptist Church has under gone many changes over the past century since its beginning in a one-room school building. On August 4, 2019, the congregation will celebrate their 100-year anniversary. Anyone who has had any affiliation with Walnut Hill Baptist Church is asked to search for pictures of themselves (and/or family members) at previous homecomings services at WHBC. Also, of special interest are formal pictures of the men…