Residents of Lincoln Parish along with family and friends held their first Peach Dessert Cooking Contest. A special thank you to the guests’ and all who participated. Judges for the contest were Joe Mitcham from Mitcham’s Peach Orchard, Brother Dale Oden from Temple Baptist Church and James Austin from The City Operations Department of Ruston. First place winners were Lou Heard and niece Barbara Orren. Second place was Wade Greene and daughter Debbie Pender and third place was Melba Smith and daughter-in-law Lou Ann Smith.
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services are at 6:30 p.m.
Leaders of Elisha Ministries Inc. dba Supportive Housing of Northeast Louisiana, located at 608 S. Trenton St., said the organization continues to make strides in helping the poor and the homeless in the area.
In an effort to serve and meet the needs of the disadvantaged — including low-income, homeless and mentally disabled — residents of Lincoln and other surrounding parishes, leaders of Elisha Ministries said they desire to expand the number of community partners and is soliciting partners to expand and increase outreach in Lincoln, Jackson and Union parishes.
Right about this time of year, you start to see pink swirl ribbon pins on lapels, pink “Share the Care” bands on wrists, pink ribbon hats and X-Out breast cancer T-shirts. As you probably know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). For the past 28 years, NBCAM has been increasing awareness of the disease and raising monies for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.