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At the presentation, from left, Mark Wakefield, Bobby Davis, Kevin Garrett News Staff Report Atmore First Baptist Church did not escape damage during Hurricane Sally in September. In fact, some roof damage is visible from the street. According to Pastor Kevin Garrett, the roof over the sanctuary has to be replaced and several areas need patching on the other roofs of the building. Fortunately, the church got some help last…
Pastor Odom celebrates birthday
Pastor Odom Special to Atmore News On Sunday, October 11, Atmore Baptist Temple honored their pastor, Pastor William D. “Doug” Odom, on the occasion of his 74th birthday, which coincidentally came the day after National Pastor Appreciation Day, with a dinner in his honor. Pastor Odom was born October 12, 1946. He was ordained into the ministry in 1980 and is a 1984 graduate of Arlington Baptist Bible College. He…
Calvary Deliverance Temple plans special services
The pastor and congregation of Calvary Deliverance Temple will hold a revival celebration and homecoming next week. The revival will be held Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to celebrate homecoming Sunday, October 11, with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and the worship service at 11 a.m., with lunch and special music following. The Rev. Floyd Hutto from Langley, S.C., will be the…
Fostering relationships
Pastor Bernard Bishop, left, and Pastor Joshua Long By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher Two meetings to foster better relations have been held in Atmore over the past few weeks. At the end of the last meeting, a couple of pastors put their words into a plan. Pastor Bernard Bishop, Destiny Worship Center, and Pastor Joshua Long, Unity Baptist Church, struck up a conversation about bridging the gap – the responsibility,…