Church News Notes

January 22
Saint Phillip AME Church, 08 Phillip Rd., will hold its Mid-Week Praise and Worship Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday with Preacher Gracie Dickey as God's Anointed Messenger. Church pastor is Rev. J.W. Tisdale. Call (850) 291- 6938 or (850) 997-4226 for more information.
January 24, 25
USDA Commodities Food Program and Second Harvest Food Bank together with the churches of New Bethel AME, Mt. Pleasant AME, Elizabeth MB, Hickory Hill MB and Philadelphia MB will provide food to those needing assistance monthly at 8 a.m. usually on the fourth Saturday with distribution at the New Bethel AME Church, 6496 Ashville Hwy. Volunteers are also needed on the Friday evening before at 6 p.m. to help bag the food packages. Contact Nellie Randell at (850) 997-5605 or Jackie Harvey at (850) 997-8410 to volunteer or for more information about this program.
January 25
Truth Gatherers Victorious Church will host a free food distribution on Saturday at its location, 1599 Springhollow Rd., from 9 to 11 a.m. in the parking lot. First timers should come early to sign in. Identification and proof of income are not required. Those who have been to the event before should remember to bring your keyfob pass for faster service. This is a first come, first served monthly distribution sponsored by The Life Source, Second Harvest and A New Day Initiative. For more information and questions call (850) 224-8422. Rev. Joe Davis is church pastor.
January 26
St. Phillip AME Church, 08 Phillip Rd., is calling all Howardites to come celebrate Howardite Day with the Howard Academy High School Class of 1970, on Sunday at 3 p.m. with guest preacher Rev. Gloria A. Cox, pastor of Springfield AME Church. Rev. J.W. Tisdale is church pastor, (850) 291- 6938.
January 31
Christ Episcopal Church Community Food Pantry will hold a Food Share distribution from 8 to 10:30 a.m., usually on the last Friday, at 425 N. Cherry St.
January 31
Cody Pentecostal Holiness Church, 3812 Tram Rd., will welcome the Dixie Echoes in concert on Friday at 7 p.m. This is a free event with a love offering received. Rev. Ken Turner is church pastor, (850) 997-6774,