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  • Friday, October 5, 2012

  • Updated Friday, October 5, 2012 9:49 am

“But shun profane and vain babblings; for they will increase unto more ungodliness.”
2 Tim. 2:16

Hopefully you have had a wonderful week, and you are feeling the goodness of the Lord right now, and you are thanking Him for another beautiful day.  Even if you have not had that kind of week, you still have ample reason(s) to give God thanks.  Apostle Paul said we are to thank him for whatever situation we find ourselves in.  The songwriter says, “Be not dismayed whatever betide, God will take care of you.  Hope you continue to have a wonderful day.

One of my Email buddies sent me a lengthy email, but I chose the choice part to share with you:
“Work like you don’t need the money.”  “Love like nobody has ever hurt you.”  “Dance like nobody is watching.”  “Sing like nobody is listening.”  “Live as if this was paradise on earth.”

Mt. Zion AME Church

A missionary/trustee program was held at Mt. Zion AME Church in the Bloomingvale community on Sunday, Sept. 30.  The speaker for the morning was Minister Moshell Hicks, one of the associate ministers at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church.  Minister Hicks brought us an excellent anointed sermon on missions and what it means to be a missionary.  He was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Paulando Hicks, and their daughter, Courtney.  The other daughter, Danielle, is away at college.  Minister Moshell and his wife practice greatly what they preach.  It was an honor to have them at Mt. Zion where Rev. Herman Ford, Jr. is the pastor.

St. Paul AME Church

District Health Director, Susan Carolina and Health Ministry Director, Martha Holmes, would like to invite you to join them at St. Paul AME Church in the Sampit section as they celebrate breast cancer survivors.  The speaker will be a dynamic woman of God, Evangelist Anne Shubrick.  The program will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. and you are asked to wear pink.  They thank you in advance, and Rev. Kelly Spann is the pastor.

Job retirements

I’d like to say congratulations to Mr. Nathaniel Thomas, and Rev. Willie B. Thomas, as they celebrate job retirements this month.  Both are former classmates of mine, and both have been dedicated workers in their employment field.  

Prayer breakfast

The 4th annual prayer breakfast given by The Palmetto Conference Lay Organization will be held at Bethel AME Church’s Glisson Center at 401 Broad Street on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 9 a.m. Sister Vergie Tennison is the chairperson and Sister Carolyn Emily is the advisor, and they want you to be a part of this great gathering.  There will be a $12 donation, and you may call, 843-546-1865, or 843-766-6575, or 843-325-5664.

Praise Tabernacle Church

Friends and Family Day, with the theme, “Empowered to Love”, was held at Praise Tabernacle Church in Kingstree on Sunday evening at 5 p.m. with Rev. Herman Ford, Jr., serving as emcee for the evening.  Others on program were:  Pastor Eric Singleton, Pastor Craig and Tarnesha Kegler,  and Minister Vern Brown.  The speaker for the occasion was Minister Ernie Young of St. Luke United Methodist Church.  Rev. Craig Kegler is the pastor.

Singleton Chapel AME Church

Singleton Chapel AME Church held its Christian Fellowship banquet on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. with Sister Sandra Rutledge serving as mistress of ceremony.  Music was provided by Sister Pearletha Canteen.
Others on program were Sisters Mary Grant, Ophelia Heyward, Mildred Richardson, Janice Britton, Reverends Michael Burgess and Franklin Rutledge, along with First Lady, Sister Beverly Burgess, and missionary president, Sister Bettye Heyward.  The dynamic speaker for the evening was Rev. E.J. German, pastor of Wesley AME Church of Shulerville, SC who brought a timely message for the occasion.  A delicious dinner was also served..  The planning committee members are Sisters Bettye Heyward, Mary Grant, Jeanette Alston, Terri Alston, Yvonne Goss, Sandra Alston, and Mary Alston.  Rev. Michael  Burgess is the pastor.

Revival services

Mt. Zion and Singleton Chapel AME Churches announce their joint revival services beginning Oct. 9 – 12.  The speakers for Oct. 9 and 10 at Singleton Chapel,  will be Reverends Rubin Smalls of St. Paul AME Church of Plantersville, and Samuel Davis of St. Mary AME Church of Salters.  The speakers for Oct. 11 and 12 at Mt. Zion AME will be Rev. William Miller of St. John AME Church of Cottageville, and Rev. Bennie McCullough of Providence Christian Church of Manning.  Services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly.  
Reverends Michael Burgess, and Alfred Darby, are the host pastors.


Please remember to pray for the sick and shut in, the bereaved, the elderly, our political candidates, our schools and churches, our children, our doctors and nurses, and for one another.  
You can write to me at Glrfo9@aol.com .  That’s the letter o after f and not zero.
Join me on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. on 1470 AM WLMC
May God bless you with many wonderful days ahead.


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