There is a lesson from a story in the Old Testament life of Elijah. There was a contest on Mount Carmel between this servant of the one true God and the false prophets of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel, wherein Jehovah defeated the servants of Baal.
• First Sunday in May: Beech Springs; Center Hill; Grove Springs; Mt. Zion; Friendship; Old Friendship; Roby; and O'Neal
Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 6185 Rowsey School Rd., Bethel Springs, will host Brian Free and Assurance at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1.
Pleasant Springs United Methodist Church will have family night at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, May 2.
This Sunday, May 3, is homecoming at Friendship Baptist Church.
Hopewell Baptist Church will celebrate their Homecoming / Decoration Day May 3.