“The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” These words were spoken by statesman Edmund Burke who served in the British Parliament over 200 years ago.
Elba native Shay (Johnson) Carnley referred to her relationship with her fiancé Brian Sullivan – of Jack – as “unconventional” as the two get ready to blend their two families together.
George Dobson and Sarah Beverett announce the engagement of their daughter, Syerra Elisabeth Dobson, to Jonathan Cade Stinnett, the son of Nan Green of Jacksonville, and Slade and Michelle Stinnett of Enterprise.
Their names were George L. Fox, Alexander D. Goode, John P. Washington and Clark V. Polling. Though their names may not be familiar, their actions were unforgettable.
Johnny and Suzanne Simpson of Florence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Savannah Simpson, of Florence, to Taylor Winston Hogan, of Madison. He is the son of Dr. G. Lance and Melanie W. Hogan of Haleyville.
The next Aglow International meeting is scheduled on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Dianne Landson, a former nurse and president of the AGLOW Group in Montgomery. For more information, call (334) 406-9683.
The next Aglow International meeting is scheduled on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Dianne Landson, a former nurse and president of the Aglow Group in Montgomery. For more information, call (334) 406-9683.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at the Enterprise First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. It is a recovery group for many issues. In order to operate as safely as possible, there will be no meals at this time. The Landing for teens will be offered as well as Celebration Place for K-6th grade. There is a nursery provided for small children. A quick check-in process for all ages will be done by greeters at the Fellowship Hall entrance. Social distancing will be practiced and wearing a mask is strongly suggested. The large group meeting will start at 6:25 p.m. and small groups will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. Call Denver at (334) 389-3584 for more information.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY
The Enterprise Women’s Day Class for Community Bible Study is live online and it’s not too late to join. We are studying the Gospel of John. You can register at www.communitybiblestudy.org or contact Lynne, CBS Coordinator, at (334) 494-2039 by phone, text or email bandL894@yahoo.com. For information on our Next Gen Children and Youth Ministry, contact Chris at (334) 402-0950. Please come and join as we celebrate Community Bible Study’s 45th Anniversary.
PARENTS OF ADDICTED LOVED ONES
A free educational support group for parents and families of addicted loved ones will be held each Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church from 6:30-8 p.m. Parking on Watts St., in Room D108 (look for sign). For additional information, call (334) 379-9118. Participants must be 18 years old or over.
I recently read a story about a mother and her son with a remarkable message. The story goes that 10-year-old Charlie was out of school for the Christmas and his family decided to spend the holidays in the country.
My interest in genealogy began when our daughter Kelley was born because I wanted her to know her family history. Who were her ancestors? Where did they come from?
Bethany Baptist Church in New Brockton will host a “United in Worship” on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in an effort to unite the community and the church through worship. For more information, call Justin Mills at (334) 350-9317.
The Pilot International Founder’s Fund (PIFF) was established to support the community-based work of Pilot Clubs by helping to underwrite club service in the areas of “Encouraging Brain Safety and Health” and/or “Supporting Those who Care for Others.”
Teaching children the value of giving back by donating Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude (OG) is a win-win for kids, parents, and dentists.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lusker announce the engagement of their daughter, Katlyn Alise Lusker, all of Enterprise, to Nathan Ryan Degen, son of Eric and Lynnette Degen, all of Arlington, Texas.
The members of the Luncheon Pilot Club of Enterprise selected Jane Baxley as their Pilot International Founders Fund ambassador at a recent Pilot meeting. Baxley was selected because of her involvement and promotion of Pilot International Organization.
The next Aglow International meeting is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Liz Sipper of Enterprise. For more information, call (334) 406-9683.
Many years ago Ruth Bell Graham, wife of Evangelist Billy Graham, wrote about a sign she had seen on a highway whose words she would like to have on her gravestone.
St John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host a program for anyone interested in learning the teachings of the Catholic Church. The series starts on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Guadalupe Hall. Call (334) 464-1930 for more information.
The members of Johns Chapel AME Church will host the Second Annual Pastor’s Appreciation Celebration for Rev. Willie White Jr. on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. in the church parking lot.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began earlier this year, I have watched the news reports and read news articles about the symptoms and how to prevent the spread of this Coronavirus.
A Christian man went to his barbershop for a haircut. While sitting in the black leather chair, the two men struck up a conversation that eventually turned to the subject of God. The barber commented, “I don’t think that God exists.”
Safer-at-home orders, social distancing and quarantines have added a new level of difficulty to beating the summer heat and serving safe and yummy food at a family gathering.