Calendar of Events

Published 8:34 am Monday, June 23, 2008

By Staff
Church plans 100 Women in White
Dear Church, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! The Pastor, officers and members, Lutheran Women Missionary League Society and members of all the Ladies in your Church to wear white and join us on the fourth Sunday, June 22 at 3 p.m. in celebration of 100 ladies in white.
The church is asking your choir or musical group to render an a and b section.
The church looks forward to praising the Lord in fellowship with you in this celebration of 100 women in white. Emma Thomas will be the speaker.
Ebenezer Lutheran Church is located 109 Harris St. in Atmore.
ECMS to host Visionaries concert
Visionaries Production will present the 2008 Summer Gospel Explosion featuring George Dean &the Gospel Four of Memphis, Tenn. live in concert along with Atmore’s own, The Visionaries, at 3 p.m. on June 22 in the Escambia County Middle School gymnasium. Also performing will be the Knight Family and The Perryman Singers of Mobile.
MC for the event will be the anointed mistress of Gospel, Lady Jarmond.
For ticket information, contact Minister Rodney America at 251-538-6966 or 251-446-8736.
Broadhead to perform Sunday
There will be a Sunday evening Singspiration at Beulah Chapel Assembly of God, located at 2311 Hwy. 4A in the Byrneville community on June 22 at 6:30 p.m. Corrie Patterson, daughter of pastor Ron and Cynthia Broadhead, will be the featured singer for this special night of ministry. Corrie and husband, Terry, and their two sons reside in Blairsville, Ga.
Pastor Ron and Cynthia Broadhead, along with the congregation of Beulah Chapel invites everyone to come out and enjoy the ministry in song during this anointed service.
Greater Mt. Triumph Youth Day Sunday
The Youth Department of Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating Youth Day on Sunday at 3 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Dion Culliver of New Pilgrim Baptist Church, located in River Falls. Everyone is cordially invited to come and help make the occasion a spiritual and memorable one.
Youth revival will be held June 23-25 at 7 p.m.
Magaline Marshall is the youth director and the pastor is the Rev. Willie Hawthorne.
Twirl Time to host summer camp
Twirl Time's Summer Camp will be held June 23-25 from 9 a.m. until noon.
Twirl Time instructor is Angie Shelly, who can be reached at 446-7443.
Classes are for preschool and up, beginner thru advanced baton twirling,
One, two and three batons, tumbling, streamers, hoops, short flags and much more.
Register by phone to ensure your place at camp.
NWE Football to meet June 24
There will be an NWE Football League meeting June 24 at 6 p.m. in the Ernest Ward gym. Please attend.
BOE committee to meet June 25
The Escambia County Board of Education’s Federal Programs Advisory Committee will meet June 25 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Atmore Central Office, located at 501 S. Pensacola Ave.
For more information, call Magaline Marshall at 368-0305 or
Reid State to host Atmore open house
Reid State Technical College will host an open house from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 26 at its Atmore Campus (Nursing Department) located upstairs in the Atmore YMCA and Community Center located at 501 S. Pensacola Ave.
For more information call 368-4490.
Living Proof to play at Friendly Holiness
Friendly Holiness Church in Poarch will hold a singing at 7 p.m. on June 28. The guest singers will be Living Proof from Mobile. The Rev. Ray Ward, pastor, invites everyone to attend.
Muscogee Boys to perform June 28
Bay Springs Full Gospel Church will hold a singing June 28 at 6 p.m. featuring the Muscogee Boys and local talent. Also, there will be a benefit for Bro. Joe Welch held that same night. Everyone is welcome.
For additional information, call 327-4349.
Softball tourney slated for June 28
There will be a co-ed softball tournament on June 28 in Bradberry Park. There is a $200 entry fee and participants will hit core 47 softballs.
Contact Ronnie Merchant for more details at 850-327-6597 or 251-331-5728.
Grand School reunion June 26-29
The J.F. Shields/MCTS Grand School Reunion will be June 26-29 in Beatrice. Thursday night will be hospitality night in the school band room beginning at 7 p.m.
For further info please contact the president at 251-957-4864 or 251-789-2424.
Canoe Baptist to host Fun Day
Canoe Baptist Church will hold a Children’s Fun Day from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on June 28.
Canoe Baptist VBS begins June 29
Canoe Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. beginning June 29 through July 2.
Class of ‘98 to meet June 29 at Chen’s
The Escambia County High School Class of 1998 will have a meeting on June 29 at Chen’s Buffet at 5 p.m.
All class members are invited.
Class of ‘58 to hold reunion July 5
Escambia County Training School Class of 1958 will host a reunion on July 5 at Weatherford’s Steak House (formally known as Best Western Restaurant). There will be a fee of $55 per person or $100 per couple. Deadline to pay is June 1.
All interested parties call 368-2660 or 368-3501.
Fiddler’s Convention to be held July 19
The 29th Atmore Rotary Fiddler’s Convention will be held on July 19. The Rotary Club is looking for a few judges for the event. If you or someone else you know is interested, call Keith Castleberry at 368-2106.
Trinity VBS slated for July 21-25
Trinity Episcopal Church’s Vacation Bible School will be held July 21-25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
For more information call Sandra Mayer at 368-5933.
Kelley’s Ambulance to offer classes
Kelley’s Ambulance Service will offer the following classes:
You must register at least one week in advance of the class date. There is a minimum number of students to make a class.
All classes are held at Kelley’s Ambulance Service, located at 212 N. Main St. in Atmore.
For more information, call 368-5915.
JDCC to offer computer classes
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System in cooperation with Jefferson Davis Community College is offering free computer classes, in the following areas;
For more information or to register, call the County Extension Office at (251) 867-7760.
Barnes family reunion July 11-13
The extended families of Elias L. Barnes and wife Elizabeth Lee will be coming together July 11 – 13, 2008 for a joyous family reunion at the Bethlehem Camp Ground in Bethlehem, Florida. The campground has dorm rooms, motel rooms, swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts and most importantly air conditioning!
The weekend will consist of getting to know one another, genealogy sessions (so bring your old family photos and information), pot luck dinners, fish fry and lots of fun for young and old alike.
For more information or to reserve your room please contact Candi Meeks at 850-263-7664 or or Kathy Kersey at 850-547-3393 or or Bennie Earl Barnes at 850-256-3515 or If you want more info on Barnes genealogy contact Michael Barnes at or 425-502-8002.
"Miracles" will be the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School at Trinity Episcopal Church in Atmore.
This year's session will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. July 21 through July 25. On Friday the 25, there will be a Family Night celebration.
For more information call the Rev. Sandra Mayer at 368-5933.
All children are welcome.
Give to Red Cross’ Heroes campaign
The American Red Cross encourages local resident to donate $1 to its Heroes campaign wherever you see an American Red Cross canister. Canisters are located at several Atmore retailers.
If you would like a community event published in the Advance please fax it to 368-2124 or email it to

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