Features http://www.gadcotimes.com/features/todaysfeatures en Retired lawyer, Quincy native to give EGHS commencement address http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/retired-lawyer-quincy-native-give-eghs-commencement-address <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2875.jpg" alt="Gene Johnson poses with Superintendent Reginald James in the latter&#039;s office. Johnson has known James since James was a baby and the two have been friends for about 20 years." title="Gene Johnson poses with Superintendent Reginald James in the latter&#039;s office. Johnson has known James since James was a baby and the two have been friends for about 20 years." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> When Gene Johnson gives the graduation commencement speech to East Gadsden&rsquo;s Class of 2015 this May, he hopes to impart to them the mindset that helped him rise from being a service attendant on a train to being a defense attorney with the department of justice in Washington, D.C.</p> <p> &ldquo;You have to have in your mind the willingness to achieve,&rdquo; Johnson said. &ldquo;Whatever obstacles there are, you have to be able to deal with them.&rdquo;</p> Praise the Lord! April 2, 2015 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-april-2-2015 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0402_church_pick.jpg" alt="Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ Gospel Ministry is at 207 Charlie Harris Loop, Quincy. " title="Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ Gospel Ministry is at 207 Charlie Harris Loop, Quincy. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Keep walking<br /> in Chattahoochee<br /> Come join a faith walk for healing, deliverance, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, saving of souls, breakthrough or whatever you need from God. This Faith Walk started on the first Saturday this year at 8 a.m. at Jim Woodruff Dam in Chattahoochee. This will be an ongoing event every Saturday starting at 8 a.m. The public is invited to participate.<br /> For information, contact Evangelist Audrey Colley at 850-567-0922 or email alcolley@yahoo.com.<br /> Gospel<br /> singers perform<br /> ‘If the prodigal were a daughter’ http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/%E2%80%98if-prodigal-were-daughter%E2%80%99 <p> A few years ago, the late Janice Chaffee wrote the book, &ldquo;If the Prodigal Were A Daughter.&rdquo;<br /> In it, she took several parables of Jesus and rewrote them, making women the main characters in 21st-century settings.<br /> My favorite story is her take of the parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15. She called it &ldquo;Solana: A Loved Daughter.&rdquo;<br /> Praise the Lord! February 5, 2015 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-february-5-2015 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0205churchk.jpg" alt="First Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church is at 1030 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Quincy. " title="First Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church is at 1030 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Quincy. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Faith Walk<br /> in Chattahoochee<br /> Come join a faith walk for healing, deliverance, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, saving of souls, breakthrough or whatever you need from God. This Faith Walk started on the first Saturday this year at 8&nbsp; a.m. at Jim Woodruff Dam in Chattahoochee. This will be an ongoing event every Saturday starting at 8 a.m. The public is invited to participate. For information, contact Evangelist Audrey Colley at 850-567-0922 or email alcolley@yahoo.com.<br /> Sweet event ahead<br /> Praise the Lord! January 15, 2015 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-january-15-2015 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0115churchk.jpg" alt="Springfield AME Church is at 675 ML King Blvd., Gretna. The pastor is the Rev. Calvin Griffin. " title="Springfield AME Church is at 675 ML King Blvd., Gretna. The pastor is the Rev. Calvin Griffin. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Honoring<br /> MLK&rsquo;s memory<br /> Mt. Calvary&rsquo;s 28th Annual MLK Holiday Breakfast/Awards Celebration will start at 8&nbsp; a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Mt. Calvary Primitive Baptist in Quincy in the Robertsville Community. The event will include a dynamic speaker, choir, full course hot breakfast (no charge), door prizes and a grocery box will be give away valued at more than $250.<br /> Celebrating<br /> Super Men<br /> Praise the Lord! Dec. 18, 2014 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-dec-18-2014 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1218churchk.jpg" alt="Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church is at 20 S. 9th St., Quincy. " title="Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church is at 20 S. 9th St., Quincy. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Christmas<br /> cantata ahead<br /> Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church, Pastor-Elect John Harris invites you to join him as he presents a Christmas cantata entitled &ldquo;Worship: Gifts for our King,&rdquo; at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19.<br /> The program will feature Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church Choir, Greater Saint Mark Primitive Baptist Praise Team, Shanna Walker, Lamorris McSwain, Omega Forbes, John Tornes, Marvin Boatman, Shakayla Wiggins and Damia Williams.&nbsp; The church is 703 4th St., Quincy.<br /> Singing<br /> in the new year<br /> Praise the Lord! Dec. 4,, 2014 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-dec-4-2014 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1204_churchk.jpg" alt="New Revelation Church of God and Christ is at 407 N Adams St., Quincy. " title="New Revelation Church of God and Christ is at 407 N Adams St., Quincy. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Big assembly ahead<br /> Join us for the New Millennium Diocese Fellowship Assembly of the First Born Church of the Living God, Inc.&nbsp; The assembly will convene Dece. 1 to 5 at Faith Christian Family Center, 310 Laura Lee Ave., Tallahassee.&nbsp; The theme for the assembly is &ldquo;United to Build: The Mission is Possible.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;Speakers &amp; Facilites:<br /> &nbsp;n Monday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Bishop J. Nathan Paige<br /> n Tuesday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.&nbsp; Missionary Cherry Parks, Workshop Facilitator; 7:30 P.M. Dr. Rita Twiggs<br /> Praise the Lord! Nov. 27, 2014 http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/praise-lord-nov-27-2014 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_1127_church_pick.jpg" alt=" Providence Baptist Church is at 1612 Providence Road, Quincy. " title=" Providence Baptist Church is at 1612 Providence Road, Quincy. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Watch<br /> Night Service 2014<br /> The St Thomas MB Church of Fowlstown, Ga., would like to cordially invite the community to the annual Watch Night Service at 10 p.m.&nbsp; Wednesday, Dec. 31. The speaker for this occasion will be the Rev. Dale Harrison, pastor of Hickory Hill PB Church in Tallahassee.&nbsp; Please come out and celebrate.&nbsp; Breakfast will be served.<br /> Assembling<br /> &nbsp;in Tallahassee<br />