NHS Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Holds Community Worship Service

November 20, 2014

The Northview High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) sponsored a student led worship event Wednesday night in the school gymnasium.

Northview students joined with area churches to present the service which included music, student testimonies and a message from guest speaker Pastor Nathan Brown of Ray’s Chapel Baptist Church.

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Operation Christmas Child Collections In Full Swing At FBC Bratt

November 20, 2014

Wednesday night, youth at the First Baptist Church of Bratt packed  shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.

It’s National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child at the church. or the 21st year, the simple, gift-filled shoe boxes will bring Christmas joy and evangelistic materials to children in over 130 countries across the world.

The First Baptist  Church of Bratt is the official OCC Relay Center for the north end of Escambia County, FL, through next Monday. The FBC Bratt will also accept boxes from individuals, groups or churches in Escambia County, AL, again this year.

Remaining collection hours at the First Baptist Church of Bratt are:

  • Thursday, Nov. 20: 8 a.m. – noon
  • Friday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. – noon
  • Saturday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m. – noon
  • Sunday, Nov. 23: 8 a.m. – noon, 4-6 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 24: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Operation Christmas Child boxes should be packed in a specific manner, and there are changes this year. For more information, call Hawsey at the First Baptist Church of Bratt at (850) 327-6529, visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ, or call (800) 353-5949. Resources are available for churches that wish to participate.

Pictured: Youth at the First  Baptist Church of Bratt packed Operation Christmas Child boxes Wednesday night. Photos by Marcella Wilson for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Last Day For Molino Park Food Drive Donations

November 20, 2014

Molino Park Elementary School has been accepting non-perishable food items during their “Fill Your Neighbor’s Plate” food drive to stock the food pantry at Aldersgate United Methodist Church for Thanksgiving.  Today is the last day for donations, with donations accepted through a 7 p.m. stargazing event on the school campus. Submitted photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.