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Pope has 1M twitter followers
Pope Benedict XVI hit the 1 million Twitter follower mark on Wednesday as he sent his first tweet from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ.
Dalai Lama headed to N.O.
The Dalai Lama and an entourage of Tibetan monks are heading to New Orleans in May in a rally of support for communities still recovering from Hurricane Katrina.
Welby named archbishop of Canterbury
How will Justin Welby lead the world’s Anglicans and heal their deep divisions? Even he is not sure yet.
Welby generated high hopes but few clear expectations Friday as British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the 56-year-old former oil executive was being promoted to archbishop of Canterbury after only a year’s experience as a bishop.
Wagoner to be ordained this Sunday
Henleyfield resident Larry Wagoner will be ordained as a Priest in the Anglican-Catholic Church in a ceremony here Sunday. Wagoner, 53, has been serving as a Deacon at Holy Angels Anglican Church in Picayune, as well as at the Diocese of New Orleans pro-Cathedral in Metairie, La., and at Summerfield Retirement Center in Slidell, La.
The Rev. William Gary Smith Sr.
His name is William Gary Smith Sr., by occupation he is a reverend in the Baptist Church. To all those who know and love him he is “Bro. Gary” and in my humble opinion he is the earthly manifestation of the definition of a pastor.
Local Boy Scout Troop visit Philmont Scout Ranch
Members of Boy Scout Troop 2 of Picayune, chartered by First United Methodist Church, recently went on a life changing trip through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Philmont covers 214 square miles of vast wilderness with trails that climb from 6,500 feet to as high as 12,441 feet.
Shallow Creek plans homecoming
This Saturday, Shallow Creek will host their 8th Annual Homecoming singing on Shallow Creek Farm and will be joined by Men of Providence, Gospel Grass Revival, and Sweet Harmony. Stonewall’s BBQ will be there along with other concessions, so come hungry. Singing starts at 6 p.m. There is no admission. Donations will be accepted at the gate.
The Ministry of Growing Great Fathers Men’s Conference 2012
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 will mark the 2nd year for the Growing Great Father’s Men’s Conference, under the leadership of Apostle Johnnie R. and Prophet Thereasa Ball, pastors of Christian Embassy Fellowship in Picayune, Miss.
Baptist pastor, California physician share in honor
A retired Baptist pastor with more than four decades of experience, the Rev. Gowan Ellis, Sr. of Clinton will be the recipient of Mississippi College’s Order of the Golden Arrow Award at Homecoming weekend.
Steven Wilson on tour with UAB gospel choir
Born to Sheila and Stanley Wilson of Picayune, Miss., Steven D. Wilson learned at an early age that service was the key to success. Mentored by Elder David Simmons at the Rose of Sharon Church of God in Christ, he was heavily involved in the youth and outreach ministries.
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