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PAGE 6 • THE FLORALA NEWS • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010 Church appenings Obituaries.ChurchServiCeSo ChurCh°MeetingsACtivities BETHEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHAPEL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH Lockhart Baptist Chumh located on Highway 55 in Lockhart cordially invites you to worship. Members would like to invite everyone to their services: Sunday school 9:45 a.m. moming Chapel Hill Baptist Church members and pastor, Dennis Sims, inviteyou to join their services Sunday school 9:45 a.m., moming worship 11 a.m. discipleship training 5 p.m., evening worship 6 worship 10:45 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m.; Wednesday service 6:30 p.m. The chumh is leceted at on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; 11 a.m. for Morning Worship; Sunday evening services p.m. Wednesday prayer services 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rev. John Bryan is pastor. 7417 Dorcas Rd 393, Laurel Hill, FL. Pastor is Jack Day. at 5 p.m. Wednesday Worship and Prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m. Ladles&apos; meetings are on the BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH third Thursday of each month in different homes at 6:30 p.m. Located seven miles east of Florala NEW BETHEL AME Pastor Wayne Brown and Bethel Baptist Church members welcome everyone to their services, on Hwy 54. Church cookbooks on sale for $10, cell 858-6843 or 858-6074. New Bethel A.M.E. in FIorala and St. Matthews A.M.E. in Lockhart, AL. Morning Worship Ser- vices are hell at 11 a.m. at New Bethel A.ME. on the 1st and 3rd Sundays and at St. Matthews Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Services 11 a.m. Sunday night 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night Bible CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY A.M.E. on the 2rid and 4th Sundays. You are cordially invited to come and worship. Study 6:30 p.m. For more info call (850) 834-3015. Bethel Baptist Chumh is located onHighway Children's Home Assembly. Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Youth 331 Paxton, FL. Service Wednesday night at 7p.m. Pastor C.W. Pinner and church family welcomes all to their PAX'TON ASSEMBLY OF GOD services. Church phone 850834-5199. The church is located at 6974 Co. Hwy. 147, Laurel Hill, Paxton Assembly of God, located at 359 Highway 147 (Webster Lane) invites everyone to at- .,.. FL tend services: Sunday school 9:45 a.m.; worship service 11:00 a.m.; women's ministries 5:30 p.m.; evening worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Ronald Sexton. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST OF FLORALA OTITUATT S The Church of God In Chdst of Florala invites you to worship every Tuesday 7 p.m. for prayer PAXTON BAPTIST CHURCH ice and Bible study. Sunday school 9:30 am. Morning worship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome The membership of Paxton Baptist invites everyone to hear the Word and worship God each invited to attend atl services. Pastor, Elder J.C. Hedgers. Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; moming worship 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m., including adult prayer meeting, youth praise and worship and CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH children Bible times. Third Sunday evening is a night of singing with the audience calling out their all to and celebrate God's selection. Located downtown Paxton on US 331. Pastor is Rev. John H. Lovelady Ill. For mere info Service, 11 contact 850-834-2718. 85 A drug and alcohol addiction su .p.portgmup is held on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. It will be Bible HELEN DIANE in Florida and Alabama. N, based andfor addicts and their famSes. For more info call the church at 834-2718. 1VL-SON She was a great supporter CROSSROADS ASSEMBLY OF GOD RED OAKBAPTIST Helen Diane Mason, age of Auburn football. Golf and The pastor and chumh family invite everyone to be a part of worship services and activities Red Oak Baptist, Pastor Eugene Meadows and congregation invite the public to 64, a resident of Kendrick dominoes were her favorite, at Crossroads Assembly of God. Sunday Breakfast 9:15 a.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m.; Momin 9 worship. Sunday School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., evening worship 5 p.m., Worship Service 11 a.m.; Mll-week activities Thursday6 p.m. WMs; 7 p.m. adult and youth actiw- and Wednesday service 7 p.m. The chumh is located at 13667 AL Hwy. 55, Florala. Avenue, Florala, passed but she also enjoyed horses, ties. The church is located at 2678 County Highway 147W.(on Paxton Cut-Off road). 850-834-6026; Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday, May 2. Guest speaker will be Reverend Clyde away in a Florala hospital, dogs, riding the wagon at e-mail:crossmadsassembly@fairpoint.net Northrop with Jonathan Maddox directing music. Service begins at 10 a.m. with lunch in the Fellowship Hall following the worship service. Wednesday, April 21, 2010. field trials and raising cows DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH She was born in Fayette, with her family. She was an Damascus Baptist Church extends an invitation to everyone to attend Sunday School 10 a.m. SIXTH AVENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH AL the daughter of the late active member of the First and church 11 a.m., discipleship training 6 p.m. and evening worship 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings Come to the Sixth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church where =Church is not a habit, it is an Clarence and .Annie Lou United Methodist Church, 6 p.m. for Bible study andprayer meeting. The church is located on the Wing hwy. expedence.' Bdng your bibles and read along as Rev. EmestL. Powell, with cladty and passion, explains the Word of God. Sing along with the soul-stirring Sixth Avenue Gospel choirs. Services Hassell Fowler. She was a Andalusia. EMMANUELAPOSTOLIC CHURCH are as follows: Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.; worship service 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 a.m.; Bible homemaker. Survivors are sons, WAit Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 1815 Ninth Street, Florala invites all to worship. Service times study Wednesday 6 p.m Located at 22507 Sixth Avenue right next to the Sixth Avenue Survivors are husband, Goo]sby and wife, Kay, of are Sunday praise and worship 10:30 a.m., rooming worship 11:30 a.m. No p.m. services. Pastor is Cleaners. Church phone: 334-858-8432. For further information call 858-5330. Rev. Danny Kendrick. Cliffton Lee Mason of Flo- Luverne, AL, William Cools- SMYRNA BAPTIST CHURCH rala; son, David Calhoun by and wife, Julie, of Merit- FAITH DELIVERANCE APOSTOLIC CHURCH Smyrna Baptist Church is the place to be for those hungryto learn about the Lord Jesus Chnst. Pastor Belcher and the Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church family invitesyou to come and wor- Every Sunday moming, Sunday night and Wednesday night,Pastor Randy Holtz teaches about the of Opp, AL; daughters, Joy gomery, _ALL; grandchildren, ship the Lord with them in spirit and in uth. (St. John 4:23- 24). Sunday- 9:45a.m. prayer, Sunday Savior and helps members understand the word of God. God has promised that He and His word Ryals and Darlene Todd, Gibian Waites and husband, school - 10 a.m., morning service- 11:15 a.m., 2nd Sunday night- 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible class will be forever. That is a very comforting thought and in this day and age knowing about the Lord both of Opp, Brenda Per- Josh, Craig Goolsby and - 7 p.m. and children's church- 7 p.m. Bishop Nathaniel Belcher is pastor. The chumh is located at can give onetrue peace. The Books of the Bible are studied each Wednesday nightwith discussion 28 Kickapoo Street, Lockhart, AL. For mere information call the church at (334) 858-7328 or home questions. Sunday morning different areas of the Bible are studied. Hours: Sunday school 9:45 nell of Geneva, _AO_; sister, wife, Sonya, Stephanie Cot- phone at 858-7203. a.m.,chumh10:45a.m.,night5p.m.,Wednesday7p.m. Liz Shelee of Fort Pierce, nett and husband, PhiUip, FL; 9 grandchildren and 7 Casey Goolsby and wife, Jes- FIRSTAFRICAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH First African Missionary Baptist Church, FIorala. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship Service, Members of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. A.D. Bell Jr. has been pastor for great-grandchildren; spe- sica; great-grandchildren, 11 a.m. on 2nd and 4th Sundays. Wednesday night, Prayer, Praise and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. 31 years invite you to worship each Sunday. Sunday school 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. regular order of cia] niece, Lori Carter and Alex Goolsby, Walt Goolsby, Everyone is invited to worship. Pastor is Terrance D. Bulger. service. Wednesday Bible class 7 p.m. 2nd Sunday after Sunday School there is a series of bible classes (subject: The Apostle Dectrine).(3rd Sunday regular order of servi (4! Sunday ,mom!ng nephew, Thomas Calhoun. Wyatt Cornett, Olivia Sue FIRSTASSEMBLY OF GOD afterSundaysSchIabibecassisheld(subject:MakingtheMstryurnnstianLife)Locate Funeral services were Cornett. A grandson, Kevin on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. First Assembly of God services are Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Children's Chumh 10:45 a.m. held Friday, April23 at Ev- Goo]sby, preceded her in morning worship 10:45 a.m., and evening worship at 6 p.m. Teen cheir/drama practice is held arts Funeral Home with death. Monday at 6:30p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. along with Teens On Track, KldsForChrist TRINITY MISSION and Adult Bible Study. Joy Fellowship last Tuesday night of each month at 6 p.m Nursery provided. When life gets you down, there is a God who cares. God has all power, wisdom, and answers. Reverend Terry Godwin Funeral services were Pastor is Brother Ray Bundy. Everyone welcomed and invited to attend all services. If you need a Trinity Mission enjoys serving God, and invites you to attend church services. Sunday school 10 officiating. Interment fo]- held Sunday, April. 25 at ride, call 858-63571858-6435. a.m., worship service 11 a.m., and Wednesday prayer service 6 p.m. The church is located on Hwy. 331, 2 miles south of Paxton. Call 834-4077. lowed in the Clear Springs First United Methodist FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Cemetery. Church in Andalusia with The members of First Baptist Church and Pastor Chadle Lennard invite everyone to join them UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES Reverend Tim Trent offici- in worship. Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Celebrative Worship Service 10:30 a.m., Evening Worship/ Florala First United Methodist Church, 1310 5th Street, Florala. Members cordially invite you Bible Study 6 p.m. Sunday (Bible Study and activities for everyone). Wednesday evening family to Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Worship Services at 11 a.m. (nursery provided). Weekly JANIE D. GOOLSBY ating. Interment followed dinner at 5.'30 p.m. (request $2 donation/plate), service 6:30 p.m. includes a time of Bible study Bible Study is offered at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the church's Fellowship Hall.The church also has Janie D. Goo]sby of Lt't- in the Andalusia Memorial and activities for all ages. Staffed nursery provided for all services. Located at 23593 Fifth Avenue, a Devotional Time at the Florala Health & Rehab LLC at 9 a.m. each Thursday in their dining hall. dalusia, _A_L, passed away Cemetery. Active pal]bear- Florala. Telephone 858-3234. Check out the website atwww.fboflorale.com. For further information call 858-3456. Christian Home United Methodist, 1479 Parrish Road (formerly Highway 6), Florala (south of in a Montgomery Hospital, ers were Craig Goolsby, FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Highway 4 approximately 6 miles from Florala). Membersinvite you to Worship Services on the Thursday, April 22. She Casey Goolsby, Al Goolsby, The members of First Lutheran Church warmly invite you to worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Then second and fourth Sundays of the month at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School Bible Study is of- suffered a fall and was in Dwight Goolsby, Phi]lip stay for refreshments and Adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School. Pastor, Reverend Jack fered every Wednesday at 10 a.m. For further information call 652-4766. Betz, speaks from the Gospel each Sunday of Jesus' love for each of us. Known throughout the Hopewell United Methodist Church, 987 Gomilllon Road, Florala (off Highway 4 approximately rehab when her condition Cornett and Josh Waites. community as a friendly and serving church that welcomes newcomers. The church is located on ten miles from Florala, south on Co Rd 20 or Gomillion Rd). members invite you to Worship Set- failed. She was the widow of Flowers or donations may Route 331 very near the Florida line (24213 5th Avenue) in Florala. Call 334-658-3515 for more vices on the first and third Sundays of the month at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School. For further C.W. Goolsby, Jr. She was be made to the Senior Citi- spacificdirections, informationcel1652JA74. an educator, having taught zens Center, P.O. Box 240, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH Andalusia, AL. The First Presbyterian Church (PCA) invites you to visit and worship with us. Sunday School Westside Baptist Church congregation invites you to come and worship each and every Sun- meets at 10 am followed by the worship serviceat 11 am. Wears located at234925thAvenue next day. Sunday school 9:45; morning worship 11 a.m. Sunday evening Bible study is at 5 p.m. and to Piggly Wly. We are a endly, .reformed, Chdst-centered congregation and all are welcome. Wednesday Bible study is 6:30 p.m. 21967Lockhart Blvd. Florala. The Laodicean Letters CallRev.DavidMcMillan, pestor,858-3865. FLORALA BIBLE METHODIST CHURCH , , Florala Bible Methodist Church located at Christian Life Village. Services 9:30 a.m. Sunday by William Barjames School; 10:30 a.m. MomingWorship; 6 p.m. Evening service and6p.m. Wednesday prayer meet- ing. Phone 850-834-2984.Pastor is Hey. Joe Christian. Present yourself to God FLORALACHURCH OF GOD Florala Church of God presents a cell to worship. New pastor, Bennle C. Day, Jr. Phone 334-493-6018. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 5 p.m.; n view of the fact that as believers we have been born again Wednesday night 7 p.m. 22564 8th Ave, Florala. land washed in the blood of the lamb, we arc called upon [not GATEWAY BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Hansard and the people of Gateway Baptist Church extend an open invitation to every- only by the Apostle Paul but by the Holy Spirit] to present our one to worship with them. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m, worship service with a message bodies holy to God and to live in the spiritual energy He relevant to needs ll a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study T p.m. Everyone enjoys regular meetings for men, ladies and youth. A nursery is provided for all of the services and provides. It's the very least we can do considering the great they offer bus transportation. They are located on Highway 331 N. at the caution light. Call Pastor lengths He went to redeem us from the grip of Satan and to set James Hansard at 334-858-3608 for additional information. us apart as His own special people. Romans 12:1 IAKEW00D BAPTIST CHURCH Mommy and Daddy, Please Don't Cry In the Greek text the word "present" means, "to place Pastor Wendell Ard and congregation would like for you to join them in worship at Lakewood beside or near, to present, to offer, to put at one's disposal." It's Baptist Church, 696 Stateline Road. Sunday school 10 a.m. morning worship 11 a.m. youth ser- the same word Paul used earlier in his letter to the Romans v nes 5 p.m., evening service 6 p.m.. Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. Mommy and Daddy, don't look so sad and please do when he said, "Do not let any part of your body become a tool LIBERTY HILLASSEMBLY OF GOD not cry, Libe Hill Assembly of God is located at Route 1, Florala. Pastor Rev. John White and con- I am in the arms of Jesus and He sings me lullabies. 4 of wickedness, to be used for sinning. Instead, give yourselves gregation Invites you to any and all services Sunday school 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., completely to God since you have been given new life. And use children's church 11 a.m., youth serves 5:30 p.m., women's ministries 5:30 p.m., evening worship . Please try not to question God, don't think He is service 6 p.m., and Wednesday family night at 7 p.m. your whole body as a tool to do what is right for the glory of  , unkind; God." Romans 6:13 (NLT) Presenting yourself denotes the same L0CKHART BAPTIST CHURCH  Don't think He sent me to you and then changed His action as in the Old Testament when God's people brought and mind. A.?/, presented and animal or other sacrifice before an altar. It ,  < implies that the action was free and voluntary. [ /, c"r'_ _.__ /_ 1//./  You see, we are special children and are needed up True religion is free; and the act of devoting ourselves to above; God is one of the most free that we ever perform. In the Bible  ' I am the special gift you gave to Him, the product of we find two wonderful examples of ultimate devotion. Words alone can,t express a  your love. The first is that of Abraham and Isaac. The Lord told the sadness we are feeling for ]  I will always be there with you and watch the sky at <' Abraham to present a sacrifice. He was to give his dearly loved the passing of Jacky.   night; , son as an offering to God. And without hesitation Abraham And words alone can't Find the brightest star gleaming, that s my halo shin- bound Isaac, placed him on the altar, and lifted the knife to give express appreciation for all the .  ing bright. his son as God commanded. One thing that's often overlooked ! ! is the fact that Isaac didn't complain or resist his fathers will. kindness and the caring that You'll see me in the morning frost that mists your Abraham simply said the Lord will provide a lamb. Faith and everyone has shown us during windowpane; obedience was working mightily in both men. this time. Jacky Ray That's me in the summer showers, I will be dancing The stories of the Old Testament were written for our For everyone who came to Partridge in the rain. learning. Abraham and Isaac were types of God the Father and Sept. 5, 1952 ~  When you feel a gentle breeze from a gentle wind Jesus the Son our second example. It was God the Father who us at the hospital, made calls March 30, 2010 loved the world so much that He sacrificed His only loved Son to us and sent cards, prayed  that blows; 4 That's me, I will be there, planting kisses upon your John 3:16. God was willing to offer His Son and Jesus was with us and for us, and to everyone who sent   nose. willing to obey His Fathers will. Jesus died on the cross as an flowers and food and were there with us we say .  When you see a child playing and your heart feels atoning sacrifice for our sins. By His blood we are washed thank you. a clean from sin and justified before God the Father.  ' little tug;  And now God is asking something of as. To present our It's been a blessing and an amazing, loving , That's me again, I will be there giving your heart a <{I bodies as living sacrifices to Him. Do you think it's too much thing. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. I hug. for God to ask that those who believe in Him should release all God bless you for being there for us. We couldn't  : I • So, Mornmy and Daddy please don't look so sad; and   claim and fight to their own bodies? Now that we have been of done it without you. I beg you not to cry. I'm in the arms of Jesus; And He redeemed and saved from sins punishment, is it not reasonable For my brothers and sisters, I can't express sings me lullabies. . that we honor God in both mind and body? ' < I God says you must be holy because I am holy Leviticus what it meant to me for you being there and ' To a/1 the kind and supportive people of this corn-  11:44,45. The Jews were forbidden to offer any sacrifice which helping me, and to the rest of my family and munity... was lame, or blind, or in any way deformed. A spotless and friends, you know who you are - thank you. I love  For all the prayers, [lowers and comforting words... < I whole animal was to be set apart and offered willingly to God you all, keep praying for us. For the love, compassion and shared raemoties of our . as a well pleasing sacrifice. Kathy Partridge, Andrew Partridge precious, strong, Little Angel Lexi... In the same way we should give God our best. The best of  We love you and you will always be remembered for  I our faculties, our mind, our time, and our talents. If we give Mandy and Brian Petty the courage and character you displayed dunng the most what God requires, that will be acceptable to Him. It's matters Sandy and Tom Hunt  heartbreaking time of our life. " little what other people think of us if God approves what we do. Little Man and Sweet Pea Petty , Grandmothers:Dennis" Tracey,JeanMahaley,$asser andChelSeaChristineand SyrnsAdams < I To please God should be our highest aim, and the fact that Ashton z Hunt g we do please Him is our highest and greatest reward.  I I