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PAGE 6 THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017 Church Activities ( CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY Children's Home As- sembly of God Church invites all to join for Wednesday night prayer service 7-8 p.m., Community Bible Study each Thursday evening from 7-8 p.m., and Sun- day morning worship, 11 a.m. The church is located at 6974 Co. Hwy. 147 West, Laurel Hill, FL. Call for addi- tional information 850- 834-5199. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST OF FLORALA The Church of God In Christ of Florala in- vites you to worship every Tuesday 7 p.m. for prayer service and Bible study. Sunday school 9:30 am. Morn- ing worship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend all services. Pastor, Elder J.C. Rodgers. CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. John Knopes, pastor and congrega- tion of Clear Springs Baptist Church invites all to worship, fellow- ship and celebrate God's presence. Sun- day morning Bible study classes, 9:45 a.m., Worship Service, 11 a.m., Bible study 5 p.m.; Wednesday prayer ser- vice 6:30 p.m. Clear Springs Baptist Chumh is located at 1284 High- way 85 N. EMMANUEL APOSTOLIC CHURCH Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 1815 Ninth Street, Florala invites all to worship. Ser- vice times are Sunday 10:30 a.m; Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth service first and third Friday 7 p.m. Sunday School and nursery on Sunday mornings. For information call 850-225-774 or 850- 333-5479. FAITH DELIVERANCE APOSTOLIC CHURCH Pastor Belcher and the Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church fam- ily invites you to come and worship the Lord with them in spirit and in truth. (St, John 4:23- 24). Sunday - 9:45 a.m. prayer, Sunday school - 10 a.m., morning ser- vice - 11:15 a m., 2nd Sunday night- 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible class - 7 p.m. and children's church - 7 p.m. Bishop Nathaniel Belcher is pastor. The church is located at 28 Kickapoo Street, Lockhart, AL. For more information call the church at (334) 858-7328 or home phone at 858-7203. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God services are Sun- day school 9:45 a.m., Children's Church 10:45 a.m., morning worship 10:45 a.m., and eve- ning worship at 6 p.m. Teen choir/drama prac- tice is held Monday at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. along with Teens On Track, Kids For Christ and Adult Bible Study. Joy Fellowship last Tuesday night of each month at 6 p.m Nurs- ery provided. Pastor is Brother Ray Bundy. Everyone welcomed and invited to attend all services. Anyone who needs a ride, call 858- 6357/858-6435. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH The members of First Lutheran Church warm- ly invite you to worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Then stay for refresh- ments and Adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School. Pastor, Reverend James Yon- kers, speaks from the Gospel each Sunday of Jesus' love for each of us. Known through- out the community as a friendly and serving church that welcomes newcomers.. The church is Iocat- Books on leadership line the shelves of book- stores. Each month, it seems, there are new titles that describe some new technique that will make any leader a better leader. From the "who to," to the "now to," to the "where to," to the "what to," to the "why to" and the "when to" these books cover every imaginable topic. But none of them ever give a money back guaran- tee that promises that "if you do this you will become successful and rise to the top." Solomon is recognized as a great leader. And as the author of Psalm 72 he describes the leadership qualities of a king that would be honored and blessed of God. It is no wonder, then that he begins with jus- tice and righteousness. It is almost impossible to imagine what it would be like if every leader at every level in every organization was com- mitted to being just and righteous. Yet, this is what God wants and expects of leaders. "Endow the king with Your justice, O God... May he judge Your people with righteousness!" Although our text reads justice, Solomon was asking God for leaders to set in motion a pro- cess that every leader would "do acts of justice, based on righteousness" that flowed for the top down. Solomon wanted everyone to be treated fairly. Of course, we say, "That's not possible, Lord." BUt He says to each of us "as one of my disciples you must do this. Even if no one else demonstrates my justice and if no one else shows my righteousness to those around them then you must set the example. You are ac- countable to me!" Visit us at SowerMinistries.org . I I I II II I I II I I ed on Route 331 very near the Florida line (24213 5th Avenue) in Florala. Call 334-858- 3515 for more specific directions. FLORALA BIBLE METHODIST CHURCH Florala Bible Meth- odist Church located at Christian Life Village. Services 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship; 6 p.m. Evening service and 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting. Phone 850-834-2984. Pastor is Rev. Joe Christian. FREEDOM WAY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH Pastor G.L. Powell and members of the Freedom Way Fellow- ship Church invite ev- eryone to their services. Sunday worship 2 p.m., Tuesday Bible study 7 p.m. 22437 Washington Avenue. Call 850-398- 3053 for information. JESUS IS THE ANSWER Jesus is the Answer, Hwy. 85 (behind Clear Springs) invites all to attend worship servic- es. Thursday 7 p.m.; Sunday School 2 p.m., church 3 p.m. Pastor is Sady and Evelyn Per- saud, English/Spanish speaking. 1st Sunday of each month commu- nion and prayerfor the sick at 2 p.m. LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Wendell Ard and congregation would like for you to join them in worship at Lakewood Baptist Church, 696 Stateline Road. Sun- day Children's Church 10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30 a.m., morning worship 10:30 a.m., evening service 7 p.m., Wednesday Adult Sunday School 7 p.m. LOCKHART BAPTIST CHURCH Lockhart Baptist Church located on Highway 55 in Lockhart cordially invites you to worship. Sunday school 10 a.m:, morning wor- ship 11 a.m., Disciple- ship training 5:00 p.m., evening worship 6 p.m. John Bryan is pastor. Call 334-858-7451 for more information. LIVING WATERS CHURCH Living Waters Church will hold a gos- pel sing March 4 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Paxton Agricultural Building in Paxton, FL. Concessions will be available. Rev. Billy W. Bell, 1-662-229-8584 or 1-334-208-1707. MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Macedonia Mis- sionary Baptist Church members in Lockhart along with Rev. W.M. Daniels, pastor invite all to attend services. Sunday school 9:30 a.m., morning wor- ship (1st and 3rd Sun- days) 11 a.m.; Tuesday night mission 4 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 6 p.m. For additional in- formation call 334-858- 6427. NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH The congregation of New Hope Baptist Church would like to invite the entire sur- rounding communities to the church. It is lo- cated between Florala and Opp off of Hwy. 331. Go north from FIo- rala approximately 10 miles, turn left on New Hope Rd. (CR 20), 1 mile on left. Call (334) 493-7489, for information. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Morning Worship at 11 a.m., Sunday 5 p.m. The church's 158th Homecoming will be held Sunday, April 23. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. Bro. nonny Byrd will be guest speaker and special music by Christy. A potluck din- ner will be served out- side after the service, weather permitting. PAXTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Paxton Assembly of God, located at 676 Co. Highway 147 (Webster Lane) invites every- one to attend 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. PRODIGAL NEW BEGINNING FELLOWSHIP & WORSHIP CENTER The Prodigal New Beginning Fellowship and Worship Center. Church service every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 12 noon at the Carver Community Center on Martin Luther King Street, Florala. James A. Corbitt is the Pastor. This is a nondenomi- nation church. You are welcome to come as you are and Jesus will be there!!! Send your CHURCH NEWS to The Florala News 1155 Fifth Street Florala, AL 36442 E-marl: floralanews@ fairpoint.net or ~ : fax: 858-3786 RED OAK BAPTIST Red Oak Baptist congregation invite the public to worship. Sun- day School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., evening worship 5 p.m., and Wednes- day service 7 p.m. The church is located at 13667 AL Hwy. 55, FIo- rala. SIXTH AVENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of Sixth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church invite all to attend services as follows: Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Bible Study Wednesday 7 p.m., Sunday service is on the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 AM. The church is located at 22507 Sixth Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets. Church phone: 334-858-8432. For fur- ther information call 858-5330. ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of St. John Missionary Bap- tist Church where Rev. A.D. Bell Jr. has been pastor for 31 years in- vite you to worship each Sunday. Sunday school 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. reg- ular order of service. Wednesday Bible class 7 p.m. 2nd Sunday after Sunday School there is a series of bible classes (subject: The Apostle Doctrine). (3rd Sunday regular order of service) (4) Sunday morning after Sundays School a bible class is held (subject: Making the Most of your Chris- tian Life). Located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES Florala First United Methodist Church, 1310 5th Street, FIo- rala. Members cordially invite you to Sunday School at 10 a.m. Wor- ship Services at 11 a.m. (nursery provided). Weekly Bible Study is offered Wednesday evenings in the Fel- lowship Hall with sup- per at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study at 6:30 p.m. The church also has a Devotional Time at the Florala Health & Rehab LLC at 9 a.m. each Thursday in their dining hall. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 987 GomUlion Road, FIo- rala (8.5 miles west on CR 4, then left 8/10's of a mile on Gomillion Rd. o4 5 miles west of Laurel Hill on New Ebenezer Road). Wor- ship services 9 a.m. Sunday morning with Sunday School at 10:20 a.m. following a short fellowship time. Fifth Sundays, members join Florala First UMC for worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is cordially invited to worship. For further informa- tion call 850-382-3108 or 850-652-4474. VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH Victory Baptist Church 7453 US Hwy 331 N, located in Lib- erty community 7 miles north of Hwy. 90. Rob- ert Lunsford is pastor. Every visitor is an hon- ored guest. The church exalts Christ and pro- motes old fashioned family values. Sunday school at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. Wor- ship Service, Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 6 p.m.. Call 850-206-0871. .................................... JONATI-IAN CARNLE April 8, 1988 - April 29, 2017 .... i:i:: i:' : :,!::! !/ i: Jonathan Carrdey, age 29, of Florala, passed away Saturday morning, April 29, 2017 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born April 8, 1988 in Florala. Jonathan was a 2006 graduate of Florala High School. He was an outstanding football play- er and a 4 year starter for the Florala Wildcat foot- ball team earning recog- nition in our county and area. His biggest legacy, however, is the immeasur- able mark he left on his children, mother, brother, sister and teammates. He will forever hold a dear and precious place in each of their hearts. Jona- than accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior on De- cember 4, 2016. He fought the good fight. He kept the faith. He finished the race. He was preceded in death by father, Paul Cook; and grandmother, Mildred Aplin. Survivors include wife, Noel Echele Carnley of Florala; mother, Rachel Aplin Cook of Florala; fa- ther, Bobby Riley and wife, Carolyn, of Scottsboro, AL; daughters, Jalynn and Khole Carnley; step daughters, Julie and Hollie Brooks; brother, Zac Carnley of Florala; sister, Jesika Carnley of Flo- rala; and an abundance of extended love ones in- cluding numerous step brothers and step sisters. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Monday, May 1 from Evans Funeral Home with Brent Zessin and Doug Vickery officiating. Interment followed at 8 Mile Cemetery. Join .in remembering Jonathan Carnley by visitlng ' tti emorial at evansfuneralhomeal.com. 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