Rev. Joseph Chacko was installed as priest at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church at Saturday Mass, August 7, 4 p.m. Rev. Chacko replaces Rev. Francis Sofie who recently retired. Shown at Saturday’s installation are, from left, Deacon William Graham, Rev. Joseph Chacko, Nicholas Warren, Archbishop Thomas Rodi, Rev. Gordon Milsted, Gavyn Fails, and David Kralik
Pianist Mary Beth Lancaster and organist Leo Hammons have been making music in church together for 27 years. Sunday, July 25, they celebrated Hammons’ retirement at First Baptist Church with a worship service in song. Shown are Hammons and his wife Deborah.
Samford University Ministry Training Institute is offering a session on Spiritual Disciplines, beginning Monday, August 23, and concluding Monday, October 11. Sessions begin at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall, First Baptist Church, Atmore. The cost is $50. Instructor is the Rev. Kevin Garrett.Register at www.samford.edu/programs/ministry-training-institute.For more information, call 251-368-2181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
McCullough Christian Center held Ignite the sPark Saturday, June 5, at Tom Byrne Park, and Sunday, June 6, 10:30 a.m., at the church. At the park, everyone enjoyed a guest speaker, a guest rapper, and dramas. The worship team led in praise and worship. Shown are some of the folks at Tom Byrne Park Saturday afternoon.
The congregation of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church invites all to attend the 14-year Pastoral Appreciation for Dr. Michael Wilson. This special event will be held Sunday, May 16, 11 a.m., at the church, 2982 Jack Springs Road, Atmore. Dinner will be served. Shown are Dr. Michael Wilson and First Lady Delois Wilson.