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PAGE 6 THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2011 Obituaries Church Se ices Church Activities Meetings BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH freshments afterward, vice 11 a.m evening worship 5 p.m and Wednesday service 7 Pastor Robert Glass and Bethel Baptist Church members wel- p.m. The church is located at 13667 AL Hwy. 55, Florala. come everyone to their services. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sun- FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH day Services 11 a.m. Sunday night 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible The members of First Lutheran Church warmly invite you to SIXTH AVENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Study 6 p.m. For more info call (850) 834-3440, 850-951-0916. worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Then stay for refreshments and Come to the Sixth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church where Bethel Baptist Church is located on Highway 331 Paxton, FL. Adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School. Pastor, Rever- "Church is not a habit, it is an experience." Bring your bibles Homecoming will be held November 13, 10:30 a.m. Rev. Lind- end Jack Betz, speaks from the Gospel each Sunday of Jesus' and read along as Rev. Ernest L. Powell, with clarity and pas- sty Martin will speak and The Golanaires and Sue Ann Lusk will love for each of us. Known throughout the community as a friendly sion, explains the Word of God. Sing along with the soul-stirring sing. Lunch in the Fellowship Hall following the service, and serving church that welcomes newcomers. The church is Io- Sixth Avenue Gospel choirs. Services are as follows: Sunday cated on Route 331 very near the Florida line (24213 5thAvenue) school: 9:45 a.m.; worship service 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 CANEY CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH in Florala. Call 334-858-3515 for more specific directions, a.m.; Bible study Wednesday 6 p.m Located at 22507 Sixth Caney Creek Baptist Church, welcomes you to join them Sun- Avenue right next to the Sixth Avenue Cleaners. Church phone: day morning at 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship ser-FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 334-858-8432. For further information call 858-5330. vice, 5 p.m. evening service, Wednesday service 6 p.m. Located The First Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in Ameri- Hwy. 2 West DeFuniak Springs, FL. Pastor is Michael Randall. ca) the conservative older Presbyterian body which is pro life and CHAPEL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH Chapel Hill Baptist Church members and pastor, Dennis Sims, invite you to join their services on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. for Sun- day School; 11 a.m. for Morning Worship; Sunday evening ser- vices at 5 p.m. Wednesday WorShip and Prayer service begins at 6:30 p.m. Ladies' meetings are on the third Thursday of each month in different homes at 6:30 p.m. Located seven miles east of Florala on Hwy 54. Church cookbooks on sale for $10, call 858-6843 or 858-6074. pro family invites all. to their services. Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. and worship at 5:30 p.m. The church is located at 23492 5th Avenue, Florala, next to Piggly Wiggly. Rev. David McMillan is pastor, 334-208-0516 Sav-a -Life, Andalusia, will share Sunday, November 1'3. 5:30 p.m. we will discuss Ogilivie's book on the will of God. Meal fol- lows. Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. is the annual Christmas Cantata -" Tapestry of Light- a Celtic Christmas" CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY Children's Home Assembly. Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Youth Service Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Pastor C.W. Pinner and church family welcomes all to their services. Church phone 850-834-5199. The church is located at 6974 Co. Hwy. 147, Laurel Hill, FL. CHURCH OF CHRIST The Church of Christ at Florala meets at 1327 3rd Street (Hwy 55) Florala. Sunday - Bible study 10 a.m worship service 11 a.m evening worship service 5 p.m Wednesday - mid-week Bible study 7 p.m. Greg Smith is evangelist. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST OF FLORALA The Church of God In Christ of Florala invites you to worship every Tuesday 7 p.m. for prayer service and Bible study. Sunday school 9:30 am. Morning worship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend all services. Pastor, Elder J.C. Rodgers. FLORALA BIBLE METHODIST CHURCH Florala Bible Methodist Church located at Christian Life Village. Services 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worstlip; 6 p.m. Evening service and 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting. Phone 850-834-2984. Pastor is Rev. Joe Christian. FLORALA CHURCH OF GOD Florala Church of God presents a call to worship. New pas- tor, Bennie C. Day, Jr. Phone 334-493-6018. Sunday School 10 a.m.; Morning Worship 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship 5 p.m.; Wednesday night 7 p.m. 22564 8th Ave, Florala. SMYRNA BAPTIST CHURCH Smyrna Baptist Church is the place to be for those hungry to learn about the Lord Jesus Christ. Every Sunday morning, Sunday night and Wednesday night, Pastor Randy Holtz teaches about the Savior and helps members uhderstand the word of God. God has promised that He and His word will be forever. That is a very comforting thought and in this day and age knowing about the Lord can give one true peace. The Books of the Bible are studied each Wednesday night with discussion questions. Sunday morn- ing different areas of the Bible are studied. Hours: Sunday school 9:45 a.m church 10:45 a.m night 5 p.m Wednesday 7 p.m. ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of St. John Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. A.D. Bell Jr. has been pastor for 31 years invite you to worship each Sunday. Sunday school 9:45 a.m 11 a.m. regular 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 morn- ing after Sundays School a bible class is held (subject: Making the Most of your Christian Life). Located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. GATEWAY BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Hansard and the members of Gateway Baptist Church, SVEAASSEMBLY extends a warm invitation to worship with them in a friendly at- Svea Assembly of God, Hwy, 85 South, invites everyone to mosphere each Sunday. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. their services. Sunday school 9:45 a.m morning worship 10:45 Relevant preaching at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. from the Word of God, a.m evening worship 6 p.m Wednesday service 7 p.m. Pas- meets the need of the whole family. Wednesday evening prayer tor is Margie-Sexton Chambers. Everyone is welcome. Phone and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Everyone enjoys regular fellowship and 850-834-2764. The church is located at Hwy. 85 south of Florala/ a nursery is available as needed. They are located on Highway Paxton. 331 two blbcks North of Main Street. Call Pastor James Hansard at 334-858-3501 for additional information. CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH THE LIVING WATERS CHURCH Rev. Burdette Docter, pastor and congregation of Clear Springs Rev. Billy W. Bell, Tammy L. Bell and the congregation of The. Baptist Church invites all to worship, fellowship and celebrate LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH Living Waters Church, located at 1294 Hwy 85, Laurel Hill, FL, God's presence. Sunday morning Bible study classes, 9:45 a.m Pastor Wendell Ard and congregation would like for you to join welcome everyone to their services. This white block chur( h is Io- Worship Service, 11 a.m. Wednesday night prayer meeting, 6:30 them in worship at Lakewood Baptist Church, 696 Stateline Road. cated beside the Clear Springs Baptist Church. Sunday services p.m. Clear Springs Baptist Church is located at 1284 Highway Sunday school 10 a.m morning worship 11 a.m youth services 5 10-12 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. For more informa- 85 N. p.m evening service 6 p.m Wednesday prayer service 7 p.m. tion call 334-574-0112, 334-208-4722, 334-764-2870. DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH Damascus Baptist Church extends an invitation to everyone to attend Sunday School 10 a.m. and church 11 a.m discipleship training 6 p.m. and evening worship 7 p.m. Wednesday evenings 6 p.m. for Bible study and prayer meeting. The church is located on the Wing hwy. LOCKHART BAPTIST CHURCH TRINITY MISSION Lockhart Baptist Church located on Highway 55 in Lockhart When life gets you down, there is a God who cares. God has cordially invites you to worship. Sunday school 9:45 a.m morn- all power, wisdom, and answers. Trinity Mission enjoys serving ing worship 11 a.m. discipleship training 5 p.m evening worship 6 God, and invites you to attend church services. Sunday school 10 p.m. Wednesday prayer services 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rev. John a.m worship service 11 a.m and Wednesday prayer service 6 Bryan is pastor, p.m. The church is located on Hwy. 331, 2 miles south of Paxton. Call 834-4077. DARLINGTON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH LIBERTY HILL ASSEMBLY OF GOD Darlington Pentecostal Church invites all to Sunday School 10 Liberty Hill Assembly of God is located at Route 1, Florala. a.m.; worship service 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday Bible study 6. Pastor Rev. John White and congregation invites you to any and p.m. and Friday fellowship 6 p.m. William R. Kyser is pastor. Call all services Sunday school 10 a.m morning worship 11 a.m chil- 850-225-7869 for info. Located corner of Cook Rd. and C. Rd. dren's church 11 a.m youth services 5:30 p.m women's minis- 181. tries 5:30 p.m evening worsh!p service 6 p.m and Wednesday family night at 7 p.m. EMMANUELAPOSTOLIC CHURCH Emmanuel Apostolic Church, 1815 Ninth Street, Florala invites NEW BETHEL AME all to worship. Service times are Sunday praise and worship 10:30 New Bethel A.M.E. in Florala and St. Matthews A.M.E. in Lock- a.m morning worship 11:30 a.m. No evening services. Pastor is hart, AL. Morning Worship Services are held at 11 a.m. at New Rev. Danny Kendrick. Bethel A.M.E. on the 1st and 3rd Sundays and at St. Matthews A.M.E. on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. You are cordially invited to ENON BAPTIST CHURCH come and worship. Pastor Mark Perry and EnOn Baptist Chu ch extends an open invitation to everyone to attend worship services each Sunday. NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday School begins at 10 a.m and Sunday worship service Pastor Fred Boyett and the congregation of the New Hope 11 a.m. Baptist Church would like to invite the entire surrounding commu- A convention style gospel sing is held every fourth Friday nities to the church. Church is located between Florala and Opp of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The church is located on off of Hwy. 331. Go north from Florala approximately 10 miles, Cravey Bridge Road just off County Road 45 between Florala and turn left on New Hope Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m. and Morning Andalusia. Worship 11 a.m. Call 334-488-1568 for information. FAITH DELIVERANCE APOSTOLIC CHURCH NORTH CREEK HOUSE OF GOD Pastor Belcher and the Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church North Creek House of God, at 10010 AL Hwy 55, noah of FIo- family invites you to come and worship the Lord with them in spirit rala. Church services: Sunday School, 10 a.m Sunday morning and in truth. (St. John 4:23- 24). Sunday- 9:45 a.m. prayer, Sun- worship, 11 a.m Sunday night service, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday day school - 10 a.m morning service - 11:15 a.m 2rid Sunday night service, 5:30 p.m. For more information call 334,858-3555. night - 6 p.m Wednesday Bible class - 7 p.m. and children's Rev. Jerry Johnson is pastor. church - 7 p.m. Bishop Nathaniel Belcher is pastor. The church is Gospel Sing, featuring The Good News Quartet, will be held- located at 28 Kickapoo Street, Lockhart, AL. For more information Saturday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. For more information call call the church at (334) 858-7328 or home phone at 858-7203. 334-858-2395 or 800-391-6090. FIRST AFRICAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH PAXTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD First African Missionary Baptist Church, Florala. Sunday Paxton Assembly of God, located at 676 Co. Highway 147 School 9:4,9 a.m. Worship Service, 11 a.m. on 2nd and 4th Sun- (Webster Lane) invites everyone to attend services: Sunday days. Wednesday night, Prayer, Praise and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. school 9:45 a.m.; worship service 11:00 a.m.; women's ministries Everyone is invited to worship. Pastor is Terrance D. Bulger. 5:30 p.m.; evening worship 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Ronald Sexton. FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God services are Sunday school 9:45 a.m Children's Church 10:45 a.m morning worship 10:45 a.m:, and evening worship at 6 p.m: Teen choir/drama practice 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 Nursery provided. Pastor is Brother Ray Bundy. Everyone welcomed and invited to attend all Services. Anyone who needs a ride, call 858-63571858-6435. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The members of First Baptist Church and Pastor Charlie Len- nard invite everyone to join them for worship. Sunday: Sunday School 9:15 a.m JUMP 2 Worship (Kid's Worship Service) and Celebrative Worship Service 10:30 a.m Children's Choir 5 p.m Family Worship for all ages at 6 p.m Wednesday: Family din- ner 5:30 p.m AWANA 6:00-7:30 p.m. (kids age 3-grade 5), spe- cial youth time 6:30 p.m Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Staffed nursery provided for all services. Located at 23593 Fifth Avenue, Florala. Telephone 858-3234. Cfieck updated website for more informa- tion about all events, FBC is a church where things are happening that only God can do! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LIBERTY First Baptist Church of Liberty will be in Revival October 23-26 with Rev. Terry Smith as guest preacher. The Staffords will kick- Off the revival Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and Corrected Life will close out the revival on Wednesday night. All evening ser- vices will start at 6:30 p.m. with special music. Sunday night will be youth night. Emphasis will be on youth and they will have re- Send your CHURCH NEWS to The Florala News 1155 Fifth Street Florala, AL 36442 E-mail: floralanews@ or fax: 858-3786 GLMCO Memorials F~/~anmn~nts In Horm Or Cemetery Appointments 4aasoleums 8ELI~C'rION ' Uemetery orh . SSRWCS rOau~ts QUAIATY & PRICE JOEL E. HELMS MONUMENT SPECIALIST 850-892-0111 850-499-4784 DeFuniak Springs email: PAXTON BAPTIST CHURCH The membership of Paxton Baptist invites everyone to hear the Word and worship God each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday School; morning 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 children Bible times. Located down- town Paxton on US 331. Pastor is Rev. John H. Lovelady III. For more info contact 850-834-2718 during normal business hours. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES Florala First United Methodist Church, 1310 5th Street, FIo- rala. Members cordially invite you to Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. Worship Services at 11 a.m. (nursery provided). Weekly Bible Study is Offered at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the church's Fellowship Hall. The church also has a Devotional Time at the Florala Health & Rehab LLC at 9 a.m. each Thursday in their din- ing hall. For further information call 858-3456. Christian Home United Methodist, 1479 Parrish Road (for- merly Highway 6), Florala (south of Highway 4 approximately 6 miles from Florala). Members invite you to Worship Services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 9 a.m followed by Sunday School. Bible StUdy is offered every Wednesday at 10 a.m. For further information call 652-4766. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 987 Gomillion Road, FIo- rala (off Highway 4 approximately ten miles from Florala, south on Co Rd 20 or Gomillion Rd). members invite you to Worship Services on the first and third Sundays of the month at 9 a.m fol- lowed by Sunday School. For further information call 652-4474. VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH Victory Baptist Church is a Bible preaching and teaching work based on the fundamentals of the King James Bible. Located halfway between Paxton and DeFuniak Springs, in Liberty, the church welcomes all families and individuals who would hear the preaching of the Gospel and receive the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pastor Alvin Wade will be preaching Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. with Sunday School for children and young adults, 11 a.m. Worship Service, Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m followed by a time of pray 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 wor- ship 11 a.m. and evening worship at 5 p.m. Wednesday prayer service for adults, youth and children begin at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 21967 Lockhart Blvd, Florala. For further in- formation, call 334-858-3763. RED OAK BAPTIST Red Oak Baptist, Pastor Eugene Meadows and congregation invite the public to worship. Sunday School 10 a.m worship ser- MELBA JEAN SAVAGE Melba Jean Savage, age 78, passed away Saturday, Veterans Day Program to November 5, 2011 in a De- Funiak Springs, FL hospi- Thee hAmeer!cadn Saturday tal.' A life long resident of Florala, she was the widow ' Legion Auxiliary #304 will hold their of the late Hobson Savage, Annual Veterans Day program at the Church of God In who passed away in 2003. Christ, 1327 3rd Street, Florala, where Elder J.C. Rogers She was a homemaker and serves as pastor. The program will be held on Saturday, a life long member of the November 12 at 6 p.m. First Baptist Church of Flo- Rev. C.A. Hammond, Jr senior pastor of the Pleasant rala. She enjoyed life, fish. Shade Missionary Baptist Church in Enterprise, AL, will ing, growing flowers- day be the Veterans Day Program speaker, lilies were her favorite and Pastor Hammond is currently serving as Moderator of sewing for her family. the Salem-Enterprise District Association and 2nd Vice Survivors include daugh- President of the Alabama State Missionary Baptist Con- ters, Susan Cato of Florala, vention, Inc. He is a member of the Southeast District Leah Ann Prickett and hus-' State Convention, Alabama State Missionary Baptist, Inc. band, Richard, of Opelika, .and the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc as well as AL, Martha Lundy and many other organizations. Pastor Hammond was named husband, Dexter, of Laurel Pastor of the Year in 2005, by WQLS radio listeners. He is Hill, FL; son, Hiram Brett co-owner of Hammond Funeral Homes, which has locations Savage and wife, Laura, in Dothan, Elba, Florala and Andalusia. of Watkinsvine, GA; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 9, from graveside at Florala Greenwood Cem- etery with Reverend James Pickron officiating.