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PAGE 6 THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 I Church Activities ( Meetings BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH ship services each Sunday. Sunday School begins at 10 youth services 5:30 p.m., women's ministries 5:30 p.m, Pastor Robert Glass and Bethel Baptist Church a.m., and Sunday worship service 11 a.m. evening worship service 6 p.m., and Wednesday family members welcome everyone to their services. Sunday Congregational convention style sing is held every night at 7 p.m. School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Services 11 a.m. Sunday fourth Friday at6 p.m. The church islocated on Cravey The church is located 1.24 miles from Alabama night 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible Study 6 p.m. For Bridge Road just off County Road 45 between Florala Highway 55 at 7046 Glen Chambers Road. more info call (850) 834-3440, 850-951-0916. Bethel and Andalusia. Baptist Church is located on Highway 331 Paxton, FL. LIVING WATER CHURCH FIRST AFRICAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Living Water Church will open June 1 with Rev. Billy CHAPEL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH Membefs of First African Missionary Baptist Church W. Bell. Sunday School 10:15 a.m., Worship 11~15 a.m.; Chapel Hill Baptist Church members and pastor, Den- extends a warm invitation to worship with them. Sunday Sunday 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. nis Sims, invite you to join their services on Sundays at School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. on the 2nd Church is located at 1853 State Highway 85. 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; 11 a.m. for Morning Wor- and 4th Sundays; Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6 p.m. ship; Sunday evening services at 5 p.m. Wednesday alternate Wednesday night. Pastor is James Doster; NEW BETHELAME Worship and Prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m. Ladies' The church is located at 1214 East 7th Avenue, Florala. New Bethel A.M.E. in Florala and St. Matthews meetings are on the third Thursday of each month in For further information, call the church at 334-858-7416 A.M.E. in Lockhart, AL. Morning Worship Services are different homes at 6:30 p.m. Located seven miles east or 334-858-1165. held at 11 a.m. at New BethelA.M.E. on the 1st and 3rd of Florala on Hwy 54. Call 858-6843 or 858-6074. Sundays and at St. Matthews A.M.E. on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. You are cordially invited to come and wor- ship. CHURCH OF CHRIST The Church of Christ at Florala meets at 827 3rd Street (Hwy 55) Florala. Sunday - Bible study 9 a.m. and10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., Wednesday - mid- week Bible study 7 p.m. Greg Smith isevangelist. CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. John Knopes, pastor and congregation of Clear Springs Baptist Church invites all to worship, fellowship and celebrate God's presence. Sunday morning Bible study classes, 9:45 a.m., Worship Service, 11 a.m., Wednesday meal at 5:30 p.m., prayer service 6:30 p.m. Clear Springs Baptist Church is located at 1284 High- way 85 N. CROSSROADS ASSEMBLY OF GOD Sunday School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. The church is located in the Harrison Curve Community, 267,8 Co. Hwy. 147 W, (Harrison Curve community) Paxton, FL. DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH Damascus Baptist Church extends an invitation to everyone to attend Sunday School 10 a.m. and church 11 a.m. The church is located on the Wing hwy. ENON BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Judd Holderfield and Enon Baptist Church extend an open invitation to everyone to attend wor- In Loving Memory Of Michael Cassady 09-15-1992 - 06-24-2004 Althouh you can't be here with us, we're truly not apart until the final breath we take you'll be living in our heart We Love & Miss You Daddy & Mommie As I sit here in Heaven and watch you everyday , I try to let you know with signs I never went away I hear you when you're laughing And I watcI~ you as you sleep I even place my arms around you To calm you as you weep I see you wish the days away Begging to have me home So I try to send you signs So you know you're not alone Don't feel guilty that you have Life that was denied to me Heaven is truly beautiful Just you wait and see So live your life laugh again Enjoy yourself be free Then I know with every breath you Take you'll be taking one for me Until we meet again in our heavenly home we all love and miss you so very much! Love, Your Family FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The First Baptist Church in Florala now holds two worship services on Sunday, as follows: contempo- rary service 8:30 a.m., traditional service 11 a.m., with Sunday School (for all ages) sandwiched in between at 9:45. The nursery is staffed for SS and 2nd Worship Service, and older children enjoy JUMP 2 Worship at 11 a.m. There is no Sunday Night Service. Adult choir practice Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night ser- vice has not changed, but remember that during the summer months, n dinner or AWANA. These things will return when school is back in session. The youth, led by Brent Zessin are quite an active bunch and in- vite you to attend their Bible study on Weddnesday at 6:30 p.m. or Sunday 9:45 a.m., along with your choice of worship service. Visit the web-site for more informa- tion..or feel free to call our office, 334-858-3234. Pastor is Charlie Lennard. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCA) Located on Highway 331, a block from the beach (23500 5th Ave., Florala), everyone is welcome. As Je- sus taught his disciples by the shores of Lake Galilee, we teach what He taught near the beach of Lake Jack- son. Pastor Bob Baxter preaches the classic Gospel of God's grace. This Sunday at 11 a.m., his sermon will be "DON'T MISS THE BOAT," a sermon about Noah. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. (nursery provided for both). Installation Service for new pastor will be at 5:30 p.m., followed by a reception in the Education building for Pastor Bob and Marylu. The Commission from the Pres- bytery of Southeast Alabama will install the new pastor. John Hayes Vaughan, a Ruling Elder in Florala for many years, will give the Charge to the Congregation. Da- vid Temples, Pastor of Westwood Presbyterian Church (PCA), Dothan, is the Convener of the Commission. Pastor Bob's son, Mark Baxter, founder of the Youth with a Mission base in Jacksonville, Florida, will preach the sermon. He has visited 116 countries and spent a year as missionary in China. Call (334) 792-2537 or visit for more information about the Church or its Services. FLORALA CHURCH OF GOD Florala Church of God presents a call to worship. New pastor, Bennie C. Day, Jr. Phone 334-764-2933. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Sun- day Evening Worship 5 p.m.; Wednesday night 6:30 Located at 22564 8th Ave, Florala. The church is located at 22564 W. 8th Avenue in FIo- rala. Like us on Facebook, website or call 334-764-2933 LIBERTY HILLASSEMBLY OF GOD Liberty Hill Assembly of God is located at Route 1, Florala. Pastor Rev. John White and congregation in- vites you to any and all services Sunday school 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m., children's churchill a.m., First United Meth- Milton, Pensacola, and odist Church of Florala Pace, FL. He recently will welcome new pas- worked on the staff at tor Kevin Holland on First United Methodist Sunday, July 6 in the Church of Pace, where 11 a.m. worship service, he worked with youth A welcome reception is and music ministry for planned immediately 14 years. He also teach- following the service in es mathematics at Pace the church Fellowship High School, where he Hall. has taught for the past Holland grew Up in 20 years. One of the dis- the Allentown Com- tinctions of his teaching munity north of Santa career was being select- Rosa County. he has ed as the 2009 Santa served churches in Rosa County Teacher of SAM NORMAN Sam Norman, age 71, of Florala, passed away Saturday morn- ing, June 21, 2014. He was born June 1, 1943 in Raleigh, MS, the son of Connie Clark Nor- man and Mary Bounds Norman. Sam owned and operated Norman's NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH New Hope Baptist Church Pastor LaDon Morgan and congregation invites everyone to attend Sunday School at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. The church is located between Florala and Opp off of Hwy. 331. Go north from" Florala approximately 10 miles, turn left on New Hope Rd. Call 334-488-1568 for information. NORTH CREEK HOUSE OF GOD North Creek House of God, at 10010 AL Hwy 55, north of Florala. Church services: Sunday School, 10 a.m., Sunday morning worship, 11 a.m., Sunday night service, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday night service, 5:30 p.m. For more information call 334-858-3555: Rev. Jerry Johnson is pastor. PAXTON BAPTIST CHURCH The membership of Paxton Baptist Church invites everyone to hear the Word and worship God each Sun- day at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School, 11 a.m. for Morning Worship services, 5 p.m. for Evening Worship service, 6 p.m. for Wednesday Prayer Meeting, Youth Praise and Worship and Children Bible Time. Church is locat- ed downtown Paxton, pastor is Rev. John Lovelady, II1. For additional information, contact 850-834-2718 dur- ing normal business hours. sMYRNA BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Randy Holtz and the congregation of Smyrna Baptist Church extend an invitation to worship. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m.; evening 5 p.m.. Wednesday service 6:30 p.m. The church is located on Co. Rd. 10 (Florala airport) approximately 7 miles off Hwy. 331. SVEAASSEMBLY SveaAssembly of God, Hwy. 85 South, invites every- one to their services. Sunday school 9:45 a.m., morning worship 10:45 a.m., evening worship 6 p.m., Wednes- day service 7 p.m. Pastor is Margie-Sexton Cham- bers. Everyone is welcome. Phone 850-834-2784. The church is located at Hwy. 85 south of Florala/Paxton. WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH Bro. Phil McMillian and the congregation at Westside Baptist Church would like to invite all to join them for worship. Sunday services include Sunday School 10 a.m. morning worship 11 a.m. and evening worship at 5 p.m. Wednesday prayer service for adults, youth and chil- dren begin at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 21967 Lockhart Blvd, Florala. For further information, call 334-858-3763. the Year. HOlland was as Director of Youth later selected as one of and Music Ministry at the top five finalists in First United Methodist the state for the 2009 Church of Pace. Florida Teacher of the Holland will also Year. serve as pastor to the He has a Bachelors Hopewell and Christian and Masters degree in Home United Method- mathematics from the ist Churches. University of West Flor- Former pastor Rev. ida as well as a Mater Ed Britton has been of Divinity from Liberty appointed as pastor to University. the Dozier and West He is married to Mo- End United Methodist nique Holland of Pen- Churches in the Opp sacola, FL. She works community. Garage and Wrecker and precious place in ers, Robert (Bob) Nor- Service. The stories are each of their hearts. He man and James (Jim) endless of the many was preceded in death Norman and wife, Judy, people he helped not by sons, Sam Norman, both of Florala and Joe only in the auto repair Jr. and Schaun Nor- Norman and wife, Car- business, but volunteer- man; father, Connie lann, of Paxton; sister, ing his time and moneyClark Norman; mother, Nel Norman of Los An- to those in need. One of Mary Bounds Norman; geles, CA; and numer- his favorite past times and brothers, Carl andous nieces and neph- was watching Nascar Wayne Norman. ews. and his two favorite Survivors includebe- Funeral services drivers, Dale Earnhardt loved wife of 43 years, were held 2 p.m. Tues- and Dale Earnhardt, Shirley Thorn Norman day, June 24 from Ev- Jr. Sam was an avid of Florala; sons, Lonnie ans Funeral Home with fisherman and also en-Norman of Florala, Ste- Randy Holtz and James joyed raising quail. His veh Norman and wife, Pickron officiating. In- biggest legacy, however Shannon, of Paxton, FLterment followed in was the immeasurable and Chase Norman and the Paxton Cemetery. mark he left on his wife, wife, Aaron, of Florala; Flowers are welcome, sons, grandchildren and 8 grandchildren, Ben, however memorial do- great-granddaughter. Hayden, Sawyer, Zane, nations maybe made to Known to them as Sam, Paige, Leigh, Hunter Cancer Freeze, P.O. Box Daddy and Paw Paw, he and Cade; great grand-92, Florala, AL 36442 in will forever hold a dear daughter, Lilly; broth- Sam's memory.